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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...
‘Loneliest dog in Devon’ has been waiting more than 500 days to be adopted Two-year-old lurcher Hector arrived at an RSPCA shelter back in October 2017. (RSPCA) Hector the two-year-old lurcher has been nicknamed “the loneliest dog in Devon” by staff at RSPCA Little Valley Animal Shelter after looking for a home for more than 500 days. The dog arrived at the shelter...
‘Managed no deal’ not an alternative to Brexit agreement, Government says Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said ‘no such thing exists’. Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said a ‘managed no deal’ does not exist (Brian Lawless/PA Wire) A “managed no deal” being touted by some Brexiteers as an alternative to the Withdrawal Agreement does not exist, the Finance Minister has said. Paschal Donohoe said there...
Revenue to widen net for super-rich in reorganisation Drop from €50m threshold part of 'realignment' plan as economy grows 'Revenue chairman Niall Cody has previously indicated that he would favour seeing the threshold for the HWI division fall to as low as €20m.' (stock image) Revenue is poised to drop the threshold at which taxpayers qualify as super-rich, which is likely to...
Pay, conditions and patient safety 'gone downhill' - nurses   Phil Ní Sheaghdha, INMO general secretary, at the St James’s Hospital picket line. Photo: Kyran O'Brien Nurses on picket lines said that pay and conditions have "gone downhill" and they would continue to strike until this situation was reversed. University Hospital Limerick was the most overcrowded hospital in the country with 59 patients...

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