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What's on: St Patrick's Day and weekend events - music, comedy, culture, kids and more St Patrick's Festival 2019 Grand Marshals Deirdre O'Kane and Jason Byrne We've trawled through what's on this St Patrick's weekend so you don't have to... Parades Colourful perfomers pass O’Connell Street in the St. Patrick’s Festival parade   There’s no getting away from it – the St Patrick’s Day parade...
© Reuters. A money changer counts Euro banknotes at a currency exchange office in Nice By Tommy Wilkes LONDON (Reuters)...
Savills warns of tough year but cites 'particularly strong' results from Ireland Savills Savills reported a 3pc fall in profits as the estate agency warned of a tough year ahead due to economic and political uncertainty. The group made a pre-tax profit of £109.4m (€127m) in 2018 compared with £112.4m (€131m) the year earlier. However, revenue increased 10pc to £1.76bn (€2bn) thanks to...

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Brendan Keenan: 'Memories of dark past in some heady figures from the present' What we saw during Charles Haughey’s first government was how much damage can be done so quickly if loose policies are pursued for too long One figure which leapt from the pages of the Exchequer returns for last month was the one which showed spending up by 8pc....

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Three things to keep in mind about MMT Despite having been slammed by several prominent economists, policymakers and top Wall Street corporate leaders, modern monetary theory (MMT) is not going away anytime soon. (Stock picture) Despite having been slammed by several prominent economists, policymakers and top Wall Street corporate leaders, modern monetary theory (MMT) is not going away anytime soon. If anything,...

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Shannon Estuary Way: New Wild Atlantic Way drive viewpoints unveiled 'Big skies and sheltered waters' theme governs viewpoints on first new Wild Atlantic Way looped drive King John's Castle, LimerickThe Shannon Estuary Way A Flying Boat Museum. A 'Knight's Walk' enjoyed by Taylor Swift (video below). Bunratty Castle. Askeaton's friary. Oh, and a certain Treaty City... There's no shortage of surprises for drivers...

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Watch: Dublin Bus investigating incident where young man 'scutted' on back of moving bus Dublin Bus described the incident as reckless Photo: Stock image Dublin Bus is investigating an incident where a young man 'scutting' on the back of a bus on a busy main road. Video footage has emerged of a man hanging off the back of the 40C as it...
Bupa profit declines after selling UK care homes and challenges in Australia The healthcare firm also warned of continued economic and political headwinds in key markets. Bupa said conditions would continue to be ‘challenging’ in a number of its key markets (Bupa/PA) Healthcare group Bupa posted a 19% fall in profits last year after it sold part of its UK elderly care...
OneSavings Bank and Charter Court agree £1.6bn merger The tie-up, subject to shareholder approval, would create a leading specialist challenger bank. OneSavings Bank and Charter Court Financial Services have agreed to a £1.6bn tie-up (Dominic Lipinski/PA) OneSavings Bank and Charter Court Financial Services have agreed to a £1.6 billion merger to create a “leading specialist lender”. Under the proposed deal, OneSavings would acquire...
Protests as torture prison becomes a five-star hotel Its interior is being excavated to a depth of nine metres to make way for swimming pools, and sections of stone wall have been demolished, according to the Bokobran Initiative, a heritage group. (Stock photo) HERITAGE campaigners in Montenegro have accused developers of wrecking a historic island fortress, where prisoners were once starved...

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