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Why the consumer is king for sheep farmers

Why the consumer is king for sheep farmers The demand from export markets for leaner cuts will present challenges and opportunities for Irish sheep farmers Brendan Joyce, vice president, of the Irish Natura and Hill Farmer's Association on his farm at...

China lawmakers urge easing of family planning curbs as birth rates plunge

China lawmakers urge easing of family planning curbs as birth rates plunge Parliament delegates call on state to "liberate fertility" China facing dwindling workforce, surging health bills Changes could prove too little, too late - experts Parliament delegates call on...

Dominos reports ‘steady’ progress in Ireland where the casual dining market is ‘booming’

Dominos reports 'steady' progress in Ireland where the casual dining market is 'booming' Dominos Pizza said its progress in Ireland was "steady" last year, with a much stronger second half compensating for a slow start to the year. During the year...

Continued changes in tech and UK’s exit risk Irish jobs – Varadkar

Continued changes in tech and UK's exit risk Irish jobs - Varadkar Leo Varadkar. Photo: INM Even a reasonable Brexit outcome will still put Irish jobs at risk, the Taoiseach has said. Leo Varadkar was speaking at the launch of a major...

Demand for Level 8 Ag Science courses jumps

Demand for Level 8 Ag Science courses jumps University College Dublin The number of students applying for Ag Science Level 8 courses has jumped by 13pc, the latest figures from the CAO show. This year the number of students apply for Level...

Dublin Airport passenger numbers hit new high despite Brexit uncertainty

Dublin Airport passenger numbers hit new high despite Brexit uncertainty The figure passed the two million mark for the first time last month. The departure gates at Terminal 1 in Dublin Airport (Brian Lawless/PA) Dublin Airport had a record month for passenger...

Jennifer Rubin: ‘Biden offers much more than Trump – he’s offering the American Dream’

Jennifer Rubin: 'Biden offers much more than Trump - he's offering the American Dream'    Biden: “In America, everybody gets a shot.” Photo: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Speaking at a firefighters' conference, former US vice president Joe Biden didn't leave much doubt he'll be...

Ethiopian Airlines plane on way to Kenya crashes soon after take-off

Ethiopian Airlines plane on way to Kenya crashes soon after take-off An airline statement said 149 passengers and eight crew members were thought to be on the Boeing 737 that crashed. State-owned Ethiopian Airlines is widely considered the best-managed airline in...

Building the perfect portfolio: the 10 timeless rules of investing

Building the perfect portfolio: the 10 timeless rules of investing Investor Alan Greenspan. Photo: Bloomberg We are all vulnerable to the herd mentality. Its why booms become 'boomier' and dips become caverns. In other aspects of our lives having core principles or...

EU countries ‘have to help themselves’

EU countries 'have to help themselves'    Larry Kudlow (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser has offered sharp criticism of the European Central Bank's revival of stimulus measures to spur the economy. National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow...

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