Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Dalata chief McCann attacks ‘imbalanced’ Vat rate report

Dalata chief McCann attacks 'imbalanced' Vat rate report Dalata CEO Pat McCann The CEO of Ireland's largest hotel group has hit out at a report that criticised the tourism sector's special 9pc Vat...

Young people enjoy being away from their iPhones more than you think

Young people enjoy being away from their iPhones more than you think Tralee man Jimmy O’Donnell has been a member of Tralee Scouts for nearly half a century. He chats to Stephen...

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3 Ways to Make Money in a Crypto Market Downtrend Make money even if the market is going down Even when the market is in an overall downtrend, there are still several ways to...

Sterling slide helps FTSE 100 snap losing streak

Sterling slide helps FTSE 100 snap losing streak A disappointing set of manufacturing figures helped drag the British currency down. The pound took another Brexit beating (Dominic Lipinski/PA) Sterling started the week on the...

Qatar plans ‘big new German investments’

Qatar plans 'big new German investments'   Qatar, the world's biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), has shareholdings in companies including Volkswagen, Deutsche Bank, Siemens, Hochtief and SolarWorld. Stock photo Qatar plans to...

Barratt books big rise in annual profits

Barratt books big rise in annual profits The housebuilder hailed an ‘outstanding’ year and said market conditions remain good. Barratt has posted an increase in profits (David Davies/PA) Housebuilder Barratt Developments has posted a...

It’s all about Fleadh in Swords this weekend

It's all about Fleadh in Swords this weekend The Fingal Fleadh returns to Swords Castle this weekend with a hugely exciting programme of free concerts, workshops and sessions from some of the...

Irish education system needs ‘profound changes’ to secure our digital future

Irish education system needs 'profound changes' to secure our digital future Alastair Blair, country managing director for Accenture Ireland, at the firm’s Hanover Quay offices. Photo: Caroline Quinn. The managing director of Accenture...

Staying out in front – from the dock

Staying out in front - from the dock Alastair Blair leads a very different Accenture from the one he joined, writes Group Business Editor Dearbhail McDonald Alastair Blair, country managing director for Accenture...

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...

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Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley faces kicking over failings

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley faces kicking over failings Two influential advisory groups have recommended that shareholders vote against the billionaire’s re-election as chief executive...

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