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Fairies did in financial wizard
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Fairies did in financial wizard
[caption id="attachment_68335" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Sean Quinn."][/caption] Sean Quinn, once Ireland's richest man but who now ...
Rise in Irish jobless
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Rise in Irish jobless
The unemployment rate in Ireland rose in November. The number of people on the so-called "Live Register" increased by 1,700 in November. The jobles...
Road may yet rise to meet you
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Road may yet rise to meet you
[caption id="attachment_68217" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Are McGuinness, Kenny and Robinson on the one road? "][/caption] The A5 was...
Soccer foes are sensible partners
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Soccer foes are sensible partners
They recently did battle in a bid to qualify for next year's European soccer championship finals. The Republic of Ireland came out on top in that o...
Thanks a million says TI's Joe Byrne
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Thanks a million says TI's Joe Byrne
[caption id="attachment_68100" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption=" Joe Byrne."][/caption] In a time when most business statistics tend to vee...
Public jobs in firing line
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Public jobs in firing line
[caption id="attachment_68097" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Brendan Howlin."][/caption] They used to be lifeboats in hard economic time...
CIE Tours  marks 80 in '12
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CIE Tours marks 80 in '12
With numbers of North American visitors to Ireland on the up, part of the credit for the increase can be laid at the door of New Jersey-based CIE T...
North anger as Dublin pulls plug on road project
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North anger as Dublin pulls plug on road project
[caption id="attachment_67964" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="McGuinness "bitterly disappointed.""][/caption] It was to be a showcase of ...
Lower tax rate no threat
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Lower tax rate no threat
The border in Ireland has never seemed less relevant, at least in certain areas of economic activity. The entire island is marketed as a single ent...
Ireland gearing up for a painful budget
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Ireland gearing up for a painful budget
[caption id="attachment_67841" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Minister Michael Noonan."][/caption] There will be no significant tax incre...
Still deep in the woods
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Still deep in the woods
Bail-out bosses have warned everyone must "take their share of pain" if Ireland is to make a financial recovery. In their latest progress report on...
Ireland summons her digital tribe
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Ireland summons her digital tribe
[caption id="attachment_67698" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="John McColgan at the WorldIrish launch."][/caption] "Online everyone has a ...