YOU know the way the EU is planning to stop the clocks going back and forward for daylight savings time in 2021? They need to take a look at moving Christmas as well. December 25 is way too late, at least in Ireland. They need to move it back to December 12, if my kids are anything to go by.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019
The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has renewed calls for a dedicated transport police unit after a gang of youths "hijacked" a bus on the country's first 24-hour bus route and threatened the female driver with rape.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
Halloween week has always been central to the Katie Taylor story. It was on October 31 that her journey truly began back in 2001, a then 15-year-old Taylor edging out Alanna Murphy on Ireland’s first-ever slate of sanctioned female boxing.
Sat, 02 Nov, 2019
A Fine Gael move to review how many people run for the party in the next general election in Dun Laoghaire, south Dublin, is expected to see embattled TD Maria Bailey face open criticism tomorrow night after her controversial injury claim against a hotel for falling off a swing.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2019
There is something irrepressibly cheerful about pumpkins. They come on the scene just when you need them and don’t linger on too much after. Their bright, orange glow warming up garden patches and grocery store isles on grey Autumn days.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2019
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has insisted a full investigation into the "illegal act" of TDs voting for colleagues while they are physically absent is needed - claiming some votes could be cast while TDs are out on "a skite".
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
Irish shares and Government bond yields fell today as a political manoeuvre by UK prime minister Boris Johnson was seen as boosting the chances of a crash-out Brexit at Halloween and an early British election.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2019
Price inflation at Irish supermarkets has eased somewhat this summer but continues at a fair clip of 2.5% despite the rise in the euro against sterling, a leading survey of the big five grocers suggests.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
While pessimism grows that the UK will remain stuck on the 'backstop' and Halloween will bring our worst nightmare of a crash out of the EU, there is reason for optimism that in these turbulent times there is a silver lining for Ireland ‘s traders.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
The Government is being urged to keep its nerve and roll out its spending plans on roads, public transport, businesses, and education, to meet the threats of Brexit, trade wars, and the reforms of global tax regimes (which could undermine the country’s corporation tax).
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019