Friday, September 21, 2018
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...
Euro falls with investors cautious about US-China trade talks (stock picture) The euro slipped on Monday as the dollar gained ahead of proposed trade talks between the United States and China this week that investors hope will ease tensions between the...
'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...
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...
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...
Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan’s economy He said he would adopt austerity measures to relieve the strain on the economy. People watch a televised address of Pakistan’s newly elected prime minister Imran Khan (Fareed Khan/AP) Pakistan’s newly elected prime minister Imran...
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...
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...

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...

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