Monday, December 10, 2018
Home Blog Page 2
Holland-based playmaker Crowley confirms Irish intention 'Crowley has now said he wants to declare for Ireland. ' Dual-qualified playmaker Dan Crowley has confirmed that he wants to play international football for Ireland. The 21-year-old is currently playing in Holland for Eredivisie club Willem II who he joined permanently following his release from Arsenal. Crowley is Coventry-raised of Irish heritage and has played...
EU and UK braced for Brexit agri-quotas row with WTO partners Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the House of Commons, London, with an update on the latest developments in the Brexit negotiations. PA Wire The EU and UK are heading for a Brexit showdown with their main agricultural trading partners. A group of countries at the World Trade Organization (WTO), including the...
Mary Robinson calls on Bord Na Mona to support bog communities during transition Speaking at the Creative Responses to Climate Change event, Ms Robinson compared fossil fuel companies to those who produce tobacco. Mary Robinson said the transition to decarbonisation must support peat producing communities (PA) Former president Mary Robinson has called on Bord Na Mona to undertake a “just transition” as...
Global Payments plots Irish jobs boost Stock photo US giant Global Payments has said it sees scope to boost its Irish headcount by 100 as it works on new software. The company, which processes payments for online sellers alongside other software-based services, employs 200 people here, after buying Colm Lyon's Realex Payments in 2015. Global Payments CEO Jeff Sloan said the Irish operation...
Florida election recount under way as tensions rise Florida’s 67 counties can decide when to begin their recounts, but must complete them by Thursday. Betsy Benson, canvasing board chair holds ballots to be reviewed during a canvasing board meeting (Joe Skipper/AP) The first election workers have begun the enormous task of recounting ballots in Florida’s bitterly close races for the US Senate...
Iran president puts country on war footing as US sanctions take effect Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (Presidency Office/AP) Iran greeted the re-imposition of US sanctions with air defence drills and a statement from President Hassan Rouhani that the nation faces a "war situation". The sanctions end all economic benefits America had granted Tehran for its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, though...
FTSE outperforms despite Brexit Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) BRITISH blue chips outperformed their European peers on Monday as fears about the terms of Brexit sank the pound, giving an accounting boost to stocks with foreign revenues in dollars. The FTSE 100 lost 0.74pc while Germany's DAX fell 1.77pc, Paris's CAC 40 0.93pc and Milan...
Fears over 'jobs for the girls' backlash as High Education Minister to create professor posts 'only for women' to end bias Landmark move in gender wars ‘Jobs for the girls’ backlash fear Higher Education Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor. Photo: Mark Condren THE Minister for Higher Education is to create women-only professorships in a radical move to address persistent gender inequality at...
Burger King just savaged both McDonald’s and Kanye West using only three words Ye prefers McDonald’s – and Burger King isn’t having it. (Niall Carson/PA) Kanye West has expressed a lot of divisive opinions recently – but perhaps none as controversial as this. Ye announced to the world on Twitter on Sunday that his favourite restaurant is McDonald’s. McDonald’s is my favorite restaurant— ye...
Kingspan shares up as it predicts profits to grow by 15pc Kingspan expect trading profit for 2018 to be 15pc ahead of last year KINGSPAN shares closed up 0.62pc yesterday, paring early gains of more than 3pc, after the company said it expected trading profit for 2018 to be 15pc ahead of last year, at €440m. Sales in the first nine months...

MOST POPULAR

HOT NEWS