Saturday, March 23, 2019
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...
ICOS offers grants to rural projects Paddy Beirne, Knockmaine, Athleague, Co Roscommon and his grandson Kevin pictured with their Champion Galway ram at Roscommon Agricultural Show last weekend Applications are due to open shortly for the Golden Jubilee Trust grants which...
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....
Businesses failing to prepare despite no-deal Brexit fear Catherine Moroney of AIB. Photo: Steve Humphreys The vast majority of Irish businesses still do not have a Brexit plan in place, despite 70pc of firms expecting the UK's departure from the EU...
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...

Business World

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...
Brexit brief: London mayor Khan consults disaster planners over no deal London mayor Sadiq Khan London's mayor Sadiq Khan has asked the organisation that deals with militant attacks and disasters in the British capital to assess the impact of a no-deal...
Teflon Trump's rise in the polls makes second term more likely Divisions between conservatives and liberals in America are deepening fast, writes Dan O'Brien Donald Trump (AP Photo/Hans Pennink) August's slower pace allows more time for reading and reflection. I've been reading...
'Economic recovery is a mirage for me and my farming family' It is clear that for many farmers survival without an off-farm income will not be possible. Stock image.Photo posed Q My wife and I have been farming since we got...
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:...

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