Monday, May 20, 2019
Ibec issues warning over 'complacency' Business group Ibec expects the economy to grow by 5.7pc this year, but warned against "complacency" over the country's competitive offering. In its latest quarterly economic outlook, the group said businesses are finding it increasingly difficult...
The economic boom doesn't disguise fears of downturn Voters remain optimistic about their prospects but clouds lurk on the horizon, writes Paul Moran 'As a nation, we appreciate how the economy is going, but we are beginning to have some reservations....

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US stock record as trade fear shrugged off Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) US stocks climbed to a record high, as an expanding economy and surging earnings erased a six-month drought in which stocks...
Planning eases growing pains Economic recovery has made it a busy time for small firms but owners must do things smartly Small businesswoman The improved economic conditions in Ireland are providing a lot of opportunity for SME growth. The increase in economic...
'Today a new day is dawning' - Slashing spending puts Greece in surplus after bailout turmoil Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the country had good reason to expect better days ahead after formally exiting its last financial bailout, putting...
Jody Corcoran: Is this as good as it gets? For the first time, Varadkar is vulnerable As a new wariness sets in, the public has no desire to rock the boat or contemplate an election, writes Jody Corcoran Leo Varadkar. Photo:...
Record-breaking stalwart fears for rural shows' future Pictured at The Tullamore Show was Amy Edgewoods, Wiltshire, England with her Hereford in The Young Handler Competition, which she won. PIC COLIN ORIORDANPaddy Ryan A farmer who has devoted a lifetime to fostering community...
CAO points fall again... but the demand for 'boom-time' jobs rises Majority of students will get offer for one of top choices Aoife Ní Raithilligh (left), from Inchicore in Dublin, gets help from Sailí Ní Dhroighneáin at a class for aspiring teachers...
Middle Ireland is already squeezed - it shouldn't pay again 'Some two million people are the beneficiaries of social welfare payments in this State, prompting some to brand us a Welfare Nation' (stock photo) When officials in this country need to...
Greece’s PM visits home of Odysseus to declare end to bailout Alexis Tsipras declared his country would become ‘normal’ again after its modern ‘odyssey’. Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech from the western Greek island of Ithaca, legendary home...

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