The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said the imposition of tariffs as outlined by UK proposals in a no-deal Brexit would put Irish farmers in a “vulnerable position”, threatening the Irish beef sector and seriously damaging the country’s agri-food exports.
I was adamant that I was not going to be one of those writers who constantly drones on about their ‘process’ — don’t mind me, I don’t have any notions! I promise! — but when I made the decision to take this summer to refill the creative well before starting a new book in the autumn, I found myself becoming the very thing which I despise. (I’m so sorry.)
CHILDREN build sandcastles. Hillwalkers leave rock cairns to aid fellow walkers or to stand testament to their passing. The religious or the superstitious tie rags to trees at holy sites. It seems, then, that a human desire to make a mark on the landscape is innate and ancient.
Is the Wild Atlantic Way holding sway over Bantry town, lifting its hotels before it? The selling agents of the Maritime Hotel, developed at a reported cost of €30m and now offered at just €1.5m, expect so, such is the pace of change on the West Cork town’s accommodation front.