The pressure facing retailers over the ‘Long Black Friday’ weekend following the plunge in sterling since the Brexit vote could ease significantly as the euro faces the first of its own looming tests next week, according to analysts.
Sat, 26 Nov, 2016
FUNNY thing about Enda Kenny is that the attempt to take him out in 2010 was the making of him. Till then, for eight years since his election as party leader in 2002, he endured slights, put-downs and was at best just patronised by some of his own colleagues in Fine Gael.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
In the wake of the Maíria Cahill affair, the Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin called for a cross-border commission to be established to examine how Sinn Féin and the IRA dealt with abuse cases during the Troubles. Mr Martin said “allegations of a cover-up demand a wider response”.
Thu, 30 Oct, 2014
Furious British Tories have turned their fire on ex-MP Mark Reckless, with David Cameron branding his defection to Ukip "senseless and counter-productive" while party chairman Grant Shapps told activists: "He lied and lied and lied again."
Mon, 29 Sep, 2014
Eurosceptics last night delivered a strong warning to the Tory leadership over its handling of Britain’s future relationship with Brussels after 130 MPs backed criticism of the Government’s failure to include plans to enshrine an EU referendum in law.
Thu, 16 May, 2013
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has told the Dáil that the National Treasury Management Agency has advised him a no vote in the May 31 Fiscal Treaty referendum will "in all likelihood" see Ireland unable to return to the international borrowing markets as planned.
Wed, 23 May, 2012
IT seems to me that Eamonn Gilmore was giving the electorate a “clip around the ear” for having the audacity to reject the Oireachtas Referendum. His attitude seemed to be, “now that the referendum is rejected there can be no enquiry into banking practices etc.”
Tue, 08 Nov, 2011