'What are the odds?' - Border town has third big Lotto winner of 2019
A town in Donegal is celebrating its third lotto win of the year this evening.
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A town in Donegal is celebrating its third lotto win of the year this evening.
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016
Scarlets boosted their European Champions Cup qualification ambitions by seeing off Leinster 23-13 in a rousing Guinness Pro12 clash at Parc y Scarlets.
Sat, 07 Mar, 2015
A judge was asked not to jail a morbidly obese illegal tobacco dealer because of his health problems.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2015
Wealthy Irish people have the least diversified portfolio of assets than their counterparts in any of the other 17 countries surveyed as part of Barclay’s Wealth Insights report.
Fri, 19 Sep, 2014
The financial services sector is like a runaway train and must be sidetracked.
Thu, 01 May, 2014
All the parties involved in developer Paddy McKillen’s action aimed at preventing the sale of his IBRC loans to the Barclay brothers will pay their own legal costs after a High Court ruling.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2014
Property investor Paddy McKillen claims communications between certain officials of Department of Finance, Nama, and representatives of the Barclay brothers, relating to the sale of his loans by Irish Bank Resolution Corporation were unlawful and improper.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
The High Court has ordered there should be limited disclosure of documents to property investor Paddy McKillen by the billionaire Barclay brothers in advance of next month’s hearing of a challenge to the sale of hundreds of millions worth of Mr McKillen’s loans by Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC).
Thu, 13 Feb, 2014
It’s been a bruising few years for the agency and it’s not over yet, writes Business Correspondent John Walsh.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2014
Nama has generated €16.5bn in cash and redeemed €7.5bn of senior bonds since it was established in 2009, according to its 2013 end-of-year statement.
Sat, 04 Jan, 2014
Nama is not interested in the personalities behind loans and the decision to sell Patrick McKillen’s loans to the Barclay brothers was taken on a purely commercial basis, the agency’s CEO has claimed.
Sat, 21 Dec, 2013
One of the UK’s best-known business families claimed a “resounding victory” yesterday in a long-running legal battle over control of a £1bn (€1.18bn) company which owns three of London’s most famous hotels.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2013
An Irish property developer has lost a High Court battle with two of Britain’s best -known businessmen.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2012
There is little that incenses people more than seeing blatant unfairness in the system and then listening to cant and hypocrisy justifying the situation.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2012
Property developer Patrick McKillen has told a judge that former British prime minister Tony Blair acted as an “honest broker” who he felt could “smooth over issues” for him in his court battle for control of three of London’s leading hotels.
Sat, 12 May, 2012
Bono joined two businessmen and a billionaire Saudi prince on a yacht in the south of France as a multimillion-pound deal to sell one of the world’s most famous hotels was finalised, a British High Court judge was told yesterday.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2012
Billed as an Irish-British grudge match, Paddy McKillen is taking on the Barclay twins — owners of the Ritz London and ‘Daily Telegraph’ among more — for ownership rights to London’s most prestigious hotels, writes Kyran Fitzgerald
Sat, 24 Mar, 2012
A property developer embroiled in a High Court battle with two of Britain’s best-known businessmen has been accused of having “convenient amnesia”.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2012
Banking giant Barclays slashed the bonus pool for its investment banking arm by 32% in 2011 to £1.5bn (€1.78bn0)amid mounting pressure over the controversial payouts.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2012
QPR were the Barclay’s Premier League’s biggest spenders on transfer deadline day with almost £9million invested on strikers Bobby Zamora and Djibril Cisse.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2012
DEVELOPER Patrick McKillen, who holds 36% of Maybourne Hotels Ltd, is suing fellow shareholders Daily Telegraph owners David and Frederick Barclay in a dispute over a deal involving the landmark London hotel operator’s debt.
Thu, 13 Oct, 2011
BANKS should stop apologising for the mistakes which helped cause the financial crisis, Barclays new boss told British politicians, striking a defiant tone in a grilling over bonuses yesterday.
Wed, 12 Jan, 2011
Digital sales agency, AD2ONE Ireland, has won the contract to represent all of the Barclay’s Premier League's online advertising in Ireland.
Tue, 02 Nov, 2010
THE National Treasury Management Agency is determined to press ahead with the sale of €1.5 billion in fresh Government debt next Tuesday, despite interest rates on Government debt hitting record highs yesterday.
Sat, 18 Sep, 2010
A judge who questioned whether Barclays Bank was getting off too easily nonetheless approved a deal likely to enable the bank to avoid prosecution over claims that it engaged in $500m (€390.4m) in illegal transactions with banks in Cuba, Iran, Libya, Sudan and Burma for more than a decade.
Thu, 19 Aug, 2010
A judge in the United States has approved a deal that Barclays Bank PLC made with the US Justice Department to defer prosecution of the bank over allegations that it illegally engaged in financial transactions with banks in Cuba, Iran, Libya, Sudan and Burma.
Wed, 18 Aug, 2010
The run of good news for British banking stocks continued today after the sector appeared to win a favourable settlement on bank capital standards.
Tue, 27 Jul, 2010
A strong session for retail and financial stocks helped maintain gains on the London market today as UK stocks continued to recover recent lost ground.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2010
THE High Court has reserved judgment in an application by the British authorities for the extradition of Englishman Perry Wharrie, who last July was jailed for 30 years for his role in a significant cocaine smuggling operation in Co Cork.
Fri, 28 Nov, 2008
Shares in Barclays were given a boost today after the banking giant confirmed it was considering a fundraising move that could reportedly see it tap overseas investors for £4bn (€5.07bn).
Mon, 16 Jun, 2008
BATTLING Glasgow were denied a Heineken Cup double over Biarritz after conceding two late tries last night.
Sat, 15 Dec, 2007
The London market took a roller-coaster ride today as caution on Wall Street muted early confidence over blue-chip stocks.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2007
An official investigation has been launched into alleged customer privacy breaches by Barclays Bank, the UK's Information Commissioner’s Office said today.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2007
Wed, 11 Apr, 2007
Hundreds of workers could lose their jobs if the proposed merger between banking giant Barclays and ABN Amro goes ahead, it was reported today.
Sun, 01 Apr, 2007
Banking giant Barclays is poised to reveal its intentions over a potential £80bn (€117bn) merger with Dutch bank ABN Amro amid reports today that the pair had entered exclusive talks over the deal.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2007
BANKING giant Barclays is preparing to sell part of its Barclaycard credit card business in a bid to cut its exposure to bad debts, it was reported today.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2007
Barclays said today it is shelling out £375m (€558m) on encouraging a greater number of millionaires to open accounts with the bank.
Mon, 16 Oct, 2006
Banking giant Barclays today said that its “inspirational” chairman Matt Barrett will stand down at the end of the year to be replaced by Marcus Agius.
Thu, 31 Aug, 2006
Heavyweights in the financial sector were providing the London market with momentum today as investors reacted favourably to the succession plans at HSBC.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2005
British retail group Littlewoods is to cut up to 3,200 jobs after announcing plans today for the closure of 126 of its Index catalogue-based outlets.
Sun, 17 Apr, 2005
Manchester United midfielder Bojan Djordjic has been handed the chance to win a move to Rangers.
Mon, 22 Nov, 2004