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Public and firms must face up to carbon tax hikes, Philip Lane warns Central Bank Governor Philip Lane. Photo: PA Consumers and businesses will end up being harder hit in the long term if there is a delay in addressing the costs of climate change including hiking taxes, Central Bank Governor Philip Lane has warned. It appears that consumers will end up...
WATCH: Theresa May affirms commitment to avoiding hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland Prime Minister Theresa May gives a speech in Belfast and says her commitment to avoiding a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland is “unshakeable”.
FitzPatrick trial failure bordered on 'criminality' Bill will create new watchdog Trial collapse: Sean FitzPatrick was acquitted of all charges in 2017 THE spectacular collapse of the trial of the former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick in 2017 was a result of conduct characterised by "gross incompetence" and bordered on "potential criminality", the Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation was...

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Ivanka Trump blasts art exhibit featuring lookalike vacuuming The art piece by Jennifer Rubell is titled Ivanka Vacuuming. Ivanka Trump and her brothers have criticised a piece of art that uses a lookalike of her (Niall Carson/PA) Ivanka Trump and her brothers have criticised a new art exhibit featuring a lookalike of the US president’s eldest daughter. The exhibit at a Washington museum...
Silva in lose-lose situation but Everton boss needs to start winning Everton manager Marco Silva. Photo: PA A joke doing the rounds on Merseyside suggests Everton manager Marco Silva is one game from the sack: "If he stops Manchester City going above Liverpool, they will definitely get rid of him." However light-hearted the sentiment, mixed feelings in the stands are symptomatic of...
Retired surgeon accused of groping boys claims he has 'senile dementia' Accused: Retired surgeon Michael Shine has pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Picture: Collins A retired surgeon accused of groping a number of boys in his care has told a jury he has “got some senile dementia”. Michael Shine (86) of Ballsbridge, Dublin has pleaded not guilty at Dublin...
© Reuters. The U.S. dollar rose on Monday. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling...
Cancer patients were among 40,000 hit by walkout Determined: From left, nurses Ciara Byrne, Susan Sherwood and Clare Harte outside St Luke’s General Hospital in Kilkenny. Photo: Damien Eagers Cancer patients and the elderly were caught up in the shutdown of vital hospital and community services as nurses again took to the picket line. Several cancer surgeries had to be cancelled, causing...
Are we being unfair in our attitudes to 'older drivers'? Are they a risk? Older drivers Just like young drivers, senior motorists often suffer from the perception that they are a risk on the road. But it can be argued many of them are far better than those who criticise because they have acquired so many skills and experiences over decades behind...
Letters to the Editor: 'New waste crackdown is like a return of the Poor Laws' Under a new system flat rate fees will be banned, meaning households which only use the black bin to dispose of waste will pay higher charges (stock photo) Is that why the Government spent that staggering €38m on the Eircode system ("'Bin garda' to crack down...

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