Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Blow for Liebherr employees

Blow for Liebherr employees Up to 800 staff at Liebherr in Killarney, who are on a three-day-week from September 1, have not been told for how long the cost-cutting measure will be...

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FF's Willie O'Dea breaks ranks with party to propose €5 pension hike as battle for the grey vote heats up Fianna Fáil TD Willie O'Dea. Photo: Tom Burke PENSIONERS could be in line...

Japan plans to take the pain out of Monday morning blues

Japan plans to take the pain out of Monday morning blues Shining Monday is part of a broader plan to encourage companies to cut down on employees’ overtime and get them out...

Bank of England raises rates but signals no rush for further hike as uncertain...

Bank of England raises rates but signals no rush for further hike as uncertain Brexit looms Mark Carney. Photo: Reuters The Bank of England pushed interest rates above their financial crisis lows on...

€1K ‘Granny Grant’ proposed for grandparents who help with childcare in Budget talks

€1K 'Granny Grant' proposed for grandparents who help with childcare in Budget talks Independent Alliance demands payment in Budget negotiations (Stock photo)Transport Minister Shane Ross wants to reduce the impact of childcare costs for...

Varadkar: No convincing evidence of land bubble problem

Varadkar: No convincing evidence of land bubble problem The Taoiseach acknowledged there was a significant amount of derelict land not being made available for development. Leo Varadkar denies that Ireland has a property...

Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats

Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats (stock picture) The dollar strengthened on Wednesday, sending the Chinese yuan towards recent lows and pressuring the Australian dollar on fears...

EU touts jump in soybean imports from U.S.

EU touts jump in soybean imports from U.S. A trailer is filled with soybeans at a farm in Buda, Illinois, July 6, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Acker/File Photo EU soybean imports from the United States...

European economy slows amid global trade war fears

European economy slows amid global trade war fears Growth eased to 0.3%, down from 0.4% in the first quarter. There are fears of a global trade war over the policies pursued by US...

Two candidates confident of win in Zimbabwe’s first presidential election since Mugabe’s removal

Two candidates confident of win in Zimbabwe's first presidential election since Mugabe's removal Civil society groups collating results, say tight race ZEC expected to release results within five days of vote Vote...

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Presidential candidate Gavin Duffy received €10,000 from former Taoiseach Enda Kenny...

Presidential candidate Gavin Duffy received €10,000 from former Taoiseach Enda Kenny for PR services Presidential candidate Gavin Duffy addressing the Waterford city council. Photo: Patrick...

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