People of Balbriggan to get say in town’s strategy

People of Balbriggan to get say in town's strategy Cllr Tony Murphy, Cllr Grainne Maguire and Cllr Malachy Quinn united in welcoming investment in the town. Balbriggan councillors have welcomed what they called 'Fingal County Council's...

Meat sector must diversify to avoid Brexit ‘catastrophe’

Meat sector must diversify to avoid Brexit 'catastrophe' Processors call for state aid in modernising plants and product development A no-deal Brexit would be “catastrophic” for Ireland’s €1.7billion  meat exports trade with Britain, Meat Industry Ireland...

Ed Sheeran and Rag’n’Bone Man power British music to bumper sales year abroad

Ed Sheeran and Rag’n’Bone Man power British music to bumper sales year abroad Sheeran’s Divide was the best-selling album in the world in 2017. Ed Sheeran helped power British recorded music exports to their highest levels...

Farmers and villagers hit out at plans to hunt for gold in beauty spot

Farmers and villagers hit out at plans to hunt for gold in beauty spot Locals are concerned about environmental damage. (Getty Images/Lonely Planet Image) A plan to search for precious metals including gold in the hills...

Cuts to funding for arts in education ‘ludicrous’, says Andrew Lloyd Webber

Cuts to funding for arts in education ‘ludicrous’, says Andrew Lloyd Webber The West End musical impresario’s comments were made at a Royal Albert Hall conference staged by the Prince of Wales’s charity Children &...

Redrow calls for Brexit clarity as profits rocket

Redrow calls for Brexit clarity as profits rocket The housing market has slowed markedly since the Brexit vote. Redrow has spoken out about Brexit (PA) Housebuilder Redrow has urged the Government to provide clarity over Brexit as...

Tanaiste embarks on two-day visit to Finland, Estonia and Lithuania

Tanaiste embarks on two-day visit to Finland, Estonia and Lithuania Brexit will be high on the agenda as Simon Coveney meets with the foreign ministers of the three nations. Simon Coveney said he will emphasise that...

Eva helps sniff out more than 12,000 smuggled cigarettes

Eva helps sniff out more than 12,000 smuggled cigarettes Customs detector dog EvaThe haul of 12,920 cigarettes discovered at Rosslare Europort Revenue officers have seized 12,920 cigarettes that were smuggled into the country at Rosslare Europort. They...

BioMarin to invest €40m at Cork plant as it creates 51 jobs

BioMarin to invest €40m at Cork plant as it creates 51 jobs Stock image A LEADING drugs firm has confirmed a €40m investment at its Cork plant with the creation of 51 jobs. BioMarin unveiled plans to...

Hoteliers urge Government to keep 9 per cent VAT so industry can thrive

Hoteliers urge Government to keep 9 per cent VAT so industry can thrive Brian McNamara, Chair of the Wicklow IHF branch Hotel and guesthouse owners in Wicklow are calling on the Government to avoid introducing measures...

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