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Charlie Weston: 'Credit unions deserve to be encouraged, as well as regulated, by the Central Bank' Central Bank. Picture: Gerry Mooney Are credit unions subject to too much regulation by an overbearing Central Bank hell-bent on keeping them down? That is certainly the view of many in the sector who feel that the locally-owned lenders are hampered at every turn by...
Davy clients enjoy paper return on Stripe investment John Collison, left, and Patrick Collison, founders of Stripe Inc. Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Around 100 Davy clients who are long-term investors in the US venture fund Tiger Global have already seen a paper return on a stake in payments firm Stripe, which was founded by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, in...

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Estee Lauder up on sales boom   Estee Lauder shares surged as much as 12pc after it boosted its full-year profit outlook on booming skincare sales in Asia, overcoming concerns about a slowing Chinese economy and a trade war with the US. It now sees full-year adjusted earnings per share of $4.92 to $5, up from a previous range of $4.73 to...
Uber killer gets life without parole for six shootings Jason Dalton was sentenced yesterday in Kalamazoo County court (stock photo) A Michigan man who fatally shot six strangers in between picking up passengers for Uber has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole. Jason Dalton was sentenced yesterday in Kalamazoo County court. He pleaded guilty to murder last...
Revenues double at Cork building firm Stock Image: Bloomberg Operating profits at construction firm Murnane & O'Shea rose by 36pc to €1.2m last year as revenues doubled. New accounts filed by Murnane & O'Shea Ltd show that revenues increased by 101pc, from €14.36m to €28.9m, in the 12 months to the end of March last. But the Bantry, Co Cork, firm sustained...
State of Union address guest list lays bare USA's yawning political divide Determined: Donald Trump is demanding money to pay for the wall. Photo: Reuters Democrat women planned to wear white at Donald Trump's State of the Union speech last night in support of gender equality as the deep divisions in Washington DC were on display. The US president's political opponents invited...
Healy-Rae caught on camera driving in bus lane Footage: Michael Healy-Rae drives his car in the bus lane on the M7 yesterday Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae has claimed he felt it was necessary to drive in a bus lane yesterday so he could lend his support to nurses. Footage of Mr Healy-Rae's Skoda emerged yesterday shortly after he drove by traffic on...
Aoife Walsh: 'Things to do in February to give you peace of mind'   Guidance counsellor Aoife Walsh The passing of the CAO February 1 deadline will not result in school life becoming any less busy for Leaving Cert students. Many schools are entering into mock exams. Projects for home economics, LCVP and engineering are due in the next month and Leaving...
Social media putting young people off alcohol, C&C warned Don’t you want me?: The Human League’s Philip Oakey at Bulmers Live – C&C has been warned many youngsters don’t think alcohol is ‘cool’Bulmers cider Social media culture is putting people off alcohol, posing challenges to Bulmers-maker C&C, analysts at investment bank Berenberg have told clients. Shares in the company fell 2.6pc in...
Australian banks could face prosecution after misconduct probe Commonwealth Bank, ANZ Banking Group and National Australian Bank could face potential charges. Josh Frydenberg speaks at a press conference in response to the releasing of the Banking Royal Commission findings (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP/PA) Three of Australia’s largest banks could face prosecution following a year-long investigation into misconduct recommended tougher oversight and...

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