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UK heading for months more chaos and uncertainty as EU sits ready to cut the cord Emergency meeting: European Council President Donald Tusk. Photo: AP Theresa May has tumbled to defeat yet again, despite the EU setting out the consequences of that choice in the clearest possible manner. The door to an orderly exit by May 22 following the passage of...
D'Arcy radio show strikes Allcare sponsorship deal Ergo Pharmacy group to sponsor D’Arcy show on Radio 1 Its over a year since sponsorship of Ray D'Arcy's show on RTE Radio 1 hit the market. At the time, the price tag was reported to be €270,000. It became available after Volkswagen's three-year sponsorship deal came to an end. It has taken a while, but...
Comedian leads presidential polling in Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskiy shot to national prominence by playing the role of president in a television comedy series. Volodymyr Zelenskiy (AP) A comedian who has never held political office is topping opinion polls ahead of Ukraine’s presidential election, but appears to be falling far short of enough support to win in the first round. Ukrainians on Sunday will...
737 Max makes emergency landing in Florida Grounded: Southwest Max aircraft at Victorville, California. Photo: Mike Blake A Boeing 737 Max with an engine problem made a safe emergency landing in Florida, the US Federal Aviation Administration said yesterday. The Max, one of hundreds worldwide grounded after two fatal crashes, was being ferried to California, where Southwest Airlines is storing its planes...
Debenhams gets go-ahead for restructure Photo: PA Debenhams has been given the green light to press ahead with a £200m (€234.5m) refinancing, paving the way for the likely wipeout of existing shareholders, including Mike Ashley's Sports Direct. The struggling department store chain said on Thursday that it has received approval from the majority of its bondholders to make amendments to loan notes...
Disorderly crash-out will hit jobs and wages harder than expected here - ESRI    Stock image A disorderly no-deal Brexit will hit Irish jobs and wages harder than previously expected, according to a leading economic think-tank. The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) said if the UK crashes out without a deal, unemployment in Ireland will rise 2pc while wages will fall 1.4pc. It...
'Today is especially sad' - Family of tragic bride-to-be Ruth Maguire pay tribute on Mother's Day Ruth Maguire and family. Partner James Griffin, son Tyler (10), daughter Lydia (6) and son Oliver (5)Ruth Maguire and sister Rachel WilkinsonRuth Maguire and fiance James Griffin The family of tragic bride-to-be Ruth Maguire have said that Mother's Day is an especially difficult time for...
VIDEO: Theresa May's key moments as Prime Minister A look at Theresa May's key moments as PM as she agrees to step aside if her Brexit deal passes through the House of Commons. She took over as Prime Minister on July 13 2016.
Opposition TDs demand a 'Plan B' for broadband amid fears cost could reach €3bn Communications Minister Richard Bruton. Photo: Frank McGrath Opposition TDs have demanded that the Government outlines a 'Plan B' for broadband amid concern that the project to roll out high-speed internet to rural Ireland could cost up to €3bn. The National Broadband Plan (NBP) has been beset with delays...
Gene Kerrigan: Rampaging rich pawing the ground again Behind the scenes, politicians face pressures on making decisions that affect us - we need to be heard, writes Gene Kerrigan There was a meeting four months ago, on November 22, at which the mood of Irish politics was assessed, with a view to advancing the interests of rich people. That's not what was...

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