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Irish growth heading down
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Irish growth heading down
Ireland's Central Bank has lowered its economic forecast for this year and is predicting that the Republic's economy will grow by just 0.8 per cent...
Tips from Bertie, for a big tip
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Tips from Bertie, for a big tip
There was once a Celtic Tiger and how Ireland got to be striped and clawed is the subject of a lecture being delivered just about anywhere in the w...
Tourist chiefs play for marketing hole-in-one
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Tourist chiefs play for marketing hole-in-one
They say you should strike while the iron is hot. And if it be a golfing iron then, the more crucial the timing of that strike. Golf is a fickle ga...
Plus ça change
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Plus ça change
Ireland came away with a far better bailout deal from Brussles last week than many might have anticipated. and the result was made sweeter still be...
A novel idea moves from page to screen
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A novel idea moves from page to screen
It's summertime and the living is easy - or it's supposed to be. Exotic vacations, lazy afternoons, and stuffed beach bags are now a reality and th...
Irish houses going for a relative song
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Irish houses going for a relative song
Repossessed properties in Ireland being sold at auction are going for a relative song - this means as much as 60 percent below the selling price th...
NJ's IBA names its 2011 honorees
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NJ's IBA names its 2011 honorees
The Irish Business Association recently honored its 2011 award winners at the association's Third Annual Awards Dinner, Held at the Westwood in Gar...
Fitzpatrick honored by Queens University
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Fitzpatrick honored by Queens University
Leading New York hotelier John Fitzpatrick, president and CEO of the Fitzpatrick Hotel Group, North America, and the chairman of the Hotel Associat...
More spending cuts are needed says Gilmore
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More spending cuts are needed says Gilmore
Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore has warned that Ireland's economic sovereignty cannot be regained if "every single spending cut and reform is resisted." The...
Wanted: Closed sponsor deal for Irish Open
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Wanted: Closed sponsor deal for Irish Open
Golf, it could be argued, is the only golden thing right now in the Irish economy. The island boasts a band of world beating golfers including one,...
Shannon gets biz jet boost
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Shannon gets biz jet boost
Business jet flyers out of Shannon Airport will be quicker off the ground and faster off the mark when they reach the U.S., this after U.S. Customs...
Bid to lower Newark to Belfast fares
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Bid to lower Newark to Belfast fares
Flying between Belfast and New York could get a whole lot cheaper if the Northern Ireland Executive has its way. British Chancellor George Osborne ...