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...

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...

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 &...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Apple’s takeover of Shazam gets green light

Apple’s takeover of Shazam gets green light Regulators have been probing the deal. Apple is taking over Shazam (PA) EU authorities have cleared Apple’s £300 million takeover of UK music recognition app Shazam. The European Commission concluded on...

Typhoon Jebi: Japan issues evacuation notice for more than 1m people

Typhoon Jebi: Japan issues evacuation notice for more than 1m people Typhoon makes landfall in western Japan Evacuation advisories issued for more than 1 million people Tides in some areas highest since 1961 typhoon Toyota...

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