Wed, 29 Apr, 2020
Clinical psychologist, Dr Kear Brain, shares her story about successfully breastfeeding her twin girls ahead of National Breastfeeding Week.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2018
English brewery Sam Smith’s will no longer tolerate swearing on its premises, not from customers or staff. It remains to be seen if this will affect sales, says Jonathan deBurca Butler
Thu, 18 May, 2017
No one quite does Christmas like New York, with a wonderful festive feel and some cracking bargains to boot, writes Vickie Maye.
Sat, 16 Jan, 2016
Bertram Allen won three cars in Sweden a fortnight ago, but he knows he will require a Rolls Royce performance this weekend at the Geneva, Switzerland, this weekend if he is to drive off with any of the riches on offer.
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
When Mckinley landed a Grade 1 novice hurdle at Naas last Sunday, you would have expected connections to be absolutely thrilled, writes Pat Keane,
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
A teenage boy has gone missing from his home in Wexford.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014
North Dublin City home has doubled in size but cost of elegant interior meant external savings had to be made, writes Rose Martin
Sat, 12 Jan, 2013
CHERYL COLE swears by it.
Sat, 12 May, 2012
Fresh fears that Greece and Portugal will sink under the weight of their debts saw London's leading shares index fall further from a six-month high today.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2012
Rangers have appointed former Scottish Football Association chief executive Gordon Smith as their new director of football.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2011
Rangers have confirmed for the first time that Ally McCoist will take over as manager when Walter Smith steps down at the end of the season.
Tue, 22 Feb, 2011
BRITON Dr Norman Kerr, in 1884, asked “Is it a sin, a crime, a vice or a disease?”
Sat, 04 Dec, 2010
AROUND the fairyland beauty of Dooney Lake in Sligo on Sunday morning the elemental black and white flags were rippling and blossoming with hope that the dream would come true for the county’s footballers.
Tue, 20 Jul, 2010
The London market rose more than 1% today to hit a 22-month high as investors embarked on the Easter holidays buoyed by recovery hopes.
Thu, 01 Apr, 2010
IT seemed like a routine assignment at first. Arrangements had been made, the editor explained, to meet the renowned strength and conditioning coach Mike McGurn at Dublin Airport at 9am the next day.
Sat, 17 Oct, 2009
Telecoms giant BT and Guinness group Diageo led falls on the London market today after disappointing updates from the firms.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2009
A jury is expected to be sent out today to consider its verdict in the trial of a teenager accused of gunning down British schoolboy Rhys Jones.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2008
SUNDAY’S assassination- style killing of an innocent Limerick man brings the number of gang-related murders so far this year to 16 — four more than in the whole of last year.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2008
Barclays shares lifted almost 5% today after results showing a 33% drop in half-year profits came in at the top end of expectations.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2008
The Bank of England’s decision to keep interest rates at 5% failed to hold back banking and property stocks from making advances on the London market today.
Thu, 05 Jun, 2008
Banking shares rebounded today as investors bet that Royal Bank of Scotland and HBOS will complete their fundraising rights issues.
MORE British-based firms have joined the list of companies considering a move to Ireland for tax purposes.
Thu, 08 May, 2008
A mixed session for big-hitting mining stocks and wider market lethargy saw the FTSE 100 Index in London end the session unchanged today.
Thu, 01 May, 2008
The FTSE 100 Index closed deep in the red today after banking stocks nosedived on renewed fears over the impact of the credit crunch.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2007
Ingredients and sugar group Tate & Lyle led a downbeat close to the week for the London market after a disappointing trading update saw the stock hit a three-year low.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2007
British retailer WH Smith said today it was on track to deliver profits in line with expectations, despite a 6% fall in like-for-like sales in the past 20 weeks.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2007
There was no sign of Jade Goody at her home in Chipping Ongar, Essex, today.
Sat, 20 Jan, 2007
General Electric is to take over the aerospace division of UK industrial company Smiths in a deal worth £2.1bn (€3.2bn).
Mon, 15 Jan, 2007
London’s top shares raced to a two-month high today as one of the busiest days in the corporate diary drew plenty of buying interest.
Thu, 27 Jul, 2006
A positive reaction to one of the biggest days in the corporate calendar ensured the London market rose to a new two-month high today.
The London market was on the slide today as investors deserted mining companies and the cash crisis in the NHS took its toll on medical devices maker Smith & Nephew.
Thu, 27 Apr, 2006
The FTSE 100 Index tumbled more than 1% today amid heavy falls for mining companies and medical devices maker Smith & Nephew.
Pain from record oil prices was felt today as the cost of filling petrol tanks rose and British Airways upped its fuel surcharge on long-haul routes.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2006
Music and books retailer HMV was today reported to be an £800m (€1.2bn) takeover target of private equity firm Permira.
Sun, 29 Jan, 2006
Higher metal prices boosted mining stocks today as the London market ended the week on a positive note.
Fri, 02 Dec, 2005
Marks & Spencer shares were testing the 400p barrier today as investors welcomed strong signs of a revival at the high street retailer.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2005
Catering group Compass helped drag the FTSE 100 Index to another two-month low today as the market failed to hold on to earlier gains.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2005
The final verdict on Christmas trading in Britain was delivered today as high street stalwarts Boots and WH Smith rounded off the season for sales updates.
Wed, 19 Jan, 2005
London shares recovered to end the day above 4700 after healthcare stocks led Wall Street higher.
Wed, 08 Dec, 2004
Jitters over the closeness of the US presidential election and high oil prices hampered the London market’s progress today.
Tue, 26 Oct, 2004
Ailing supermarket chain Sainsbury’s is the target of a £5bn (€7.2bn) takeover bid being prepared by an ex-treasurer of the Conservative party, it was reported today.
Sun, 24 Oct, 2004
A hectic session for corporate news failed to keep the minds of investors off oil prices today as the FTSE 100 Index continued to come under pressure.
Thu, 14 Oct, 2004
London shares lost momentum today following earlier euphoria over the decision by HBOS to resist making a bid for Abbey National.
Wed, 15 Sep, 2004
Positive momentum on the London market was being driven by financial stocks today as the sector recovered from yesterday’s decline.
Tue, 27 Jul, 2004
The London market failed to mount a comeback today after concerns about high oil prices sparked a poor opening on Wall Street.
Mon, 19 Jul, 2004
Manchester United are prepared to sit and wait for Leeds to crack as the battle hots up to land striker Alan Smith.
Thu, 20 May, 2004
Takeover speculation surrounding WH Smith heightened today amid reports the struggling retailer could be about to attract further bid interest.
Sun, 25 Apr, 2004
BARRY’S TEA has entered a joint venture arrangement with Bank of Scotland’s ICC Venture Capital arm to spend €62.25m to buy Batchelor’s and Beck Smith, the Irish operations of British giant Northern Foods.
Wed, 24 Dec, 2003
London’s leading shares staged a late rally as positive corporate news in the US boosted hopes of economic recovery.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2003
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