“One can’t solve everything,” is a statement akin to heresy when uttered by the immortal Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen), but then life is no longer elementary for fiction’s greatest detective in (PG).
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
Tuesday’s announcement by Taoiseach Enda Kenny that a referendum will be held on the EU’s fiscal compact had hardly concluded before suggestions were made that we should use the threat of a “no” vote to secure credit write-offs or, at the very least, reduced terms for some of the vast debt foisted on Ireland.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2012
EVEN though the writing was on the wall since the day workers at the Raheen plant in Limerick started training their Polish successors to run the new €200 million Dell plant in Lodz, yesterday’s announcement that 1,900 jobs, and anything up to another 10,000 downstream jobs are to go, is a huge body blow to our economy and our country’s badly shaken confidence.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2009
Leading shares were surging in opening deals, with the FTSE 100 testing the 3,900 point barrier as tobacco and oil stocks advanced, while positive news from Oracle overnight aided second-line technology stocks, dealers said. At 8.59 am, the FTSE 100 index was up 67.9 points to 3,903.1, having earlier touched a high of 3,907.2.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2002