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Follow the money from football to furniture: the financial interests of John Delaney Former FAI chief is entitled to €300 daily allowance while on Uefa executive committee member duty UNDER PRESSURE: John Delaney at the Ireland vs Georgia game. Photo: Clodagh Kilcoyne John Delaney may have started his football life as a volunteer but since rising to the top of the FAI...
'I knew I wanted to write about my family, particularly dementia' - Ian Maleney Ian Maleney's essay collection is the second non-fiction title from Tramp Press, following Emile Pine's hugely successful 'Notes to Self'. Focused on memory, belonging and notions of home, his writings are as cerebral as they are personal Mindscape: Maleney says his book is about ideas rather than...
Gene Kerrigan: 'When you get bad news, kill the messenger' The newspaper that exposed two cases of wretched carry-on at TCD is now under threat of closure, writes Gene Kerrigan The current scandal at Trinity College Dublin has pretty much everything. It's got kinky antics! It's got violence! Humiliation! And vomit! It's got bullying, "bugging", and bamboo sticks (for inflicting pain on...
FTSE 100 tumbles as markets plunge on manufacturing fears Manufacturing sectors in Germany and France, the two largest economies in Europe, experienced contraction. Manufacturing data disappointed (PA) A stock market bloodbath saw £37 billion wiped off the FTSE 100 on Friday as a host of weak economic data pummelled shares. London’s blue chip index closed down 147.72 points, or 2.01%, at 7,207.59 as problems in the eurozone,...
Letters to the Editor: 'Lessons of history should be remembered in Brexit talks' 'Let the French and Germans reflect on, and act on, that piece of history and accommodate the UK in its not unreasonable desire to maintain, undiminished, its economic and political unity following its exit from the EU' Stock image Reading the letters page in the Irish Independent, there...

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Easy money brings hard choices Nations cannot be dependent on monetary policy alone to boost economic growth, the global financier tells David Chance     Finance veteran: Agustin Carstens, who heads the Bank for International Settlements, has first-hand experience of a debt crisis from his time as Mexico’s finance minister. Photo: Bloomberg Central banks saved the world during the financial crisis, but an...
Sun-seekers bask in highs of 17C today but weekend weather to take a dismal turn 28/03/2019 Ev Dickson & Tommy Dickson (15 months) from the city centre enjoying the good weather on Merrion Square, Dublin, Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins Ireland was warmer than parts of Italy and Spain today as the country basked in wall-to-wall sunshine. The capital has seen the best...
Top national small firms energy award for the Monasterboice Inn Monasterboice Inn has secured a coveted Small Firms Association National Small Business Award for 2019. Finalists from over 14 counties gathered in the RDS Concert Hall for the event that celebrates the achievements of small business in Ireland and recognises the vital contribution of the sector to the Irish economy. The...
Varadkar warns it's up to UK to say how to avoid no-deal scenario Leo Varadkar and Theresa May during a bilateral meeting in Brussels (Taoiseach/PA) TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has warned that it's up to the UK to say how it will avoid a no-deal Brexit which he said is a "growing possibility" after the latest Westminster rejection of the Withdrawal Agreement...
More than a million consumers to be hit with higher energy costs from Monday More than one million households are set to feel the pinch from Monday when two energy providers push up their prices. (stock photo) More than one million households are set to feel the pinch from Monday when two energy providers push up their prices. Electric Ireland - which...

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