Financial distress on rise as thousands of firms show signs of difficulties

Financial distress on rise as thousands of firms show signs of difficulties New figures on the state of UK firms come at a particularly bleak time for high street retailers. Thousands of firms showed signs of...

Fury as ‘nanny state’ warns tourists to stay out of the sun

Fury as 'nanny state' warns tourists to stay out of the sun An amber "heat health watch" warning has been issued for parts of England. Stock image Warnings to holiday makers to stay out of the...

US warnings as workers struggle despite buoyant jobs market

US warnings as workers struggle despite buoyant jobs market Click here to view full-size graphic By almost every measure, the US economy is booming. But a look behind the headlines of roaring job growth and consumer...

Satellite images show North Korea dismantling facilities at missile test site – report

Satellite images show North Korea dismantling facilities at missile test site - report Think tank says N.Korea dismantling facilities at missile site Measures indicate 'a significant confidence-building measure' N.Korea pledged to dismantle testing site but...

Trump accuses China of vicious trade tactics amid escalating dispute

Trump accuses China of vicious trade tactics amid escalating dispute The US president is also set to meet EU chiefs for tough negotiations. Mr Trump is showing no let-up in his war of words with major...

Interested in alternative energy sources on your farm?

Interested in alternative energy sources on your farm? The event takes place on Tuesday, 21 August at Gurteen Agricultural College in Co Tipperary. Next month Teagasc will host an open day on renewable energy on farms...

Apple Watch, FitBit and Sonos speakers could be hit by latest US tariffs

Apple Watch, FitBit and Sonos speakers could be hit by latest US tariffs Fitness tracker The latest round of US tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods could hit the Apple Watch, health trackers, streaming music speakers...

Open arms awaiting as showpiece makes way to Portrush

Open arms awaiting as showpiece makes way to Portrush James Corrigan on how the Northern Ireland venue is already preparing for momentous event Carnoustie in all its glory during the final round of the Open Championship...

Irish tech firm eShopWorld appoints heavy-hitter to roll out expansion in the US

Irish tech firm eShopWorld appoints heavy-hitter to roll out expansion in the US Cynthia Hollen and Tommy Kelly are ramping up eShopWorld’s operations in the United States. Photo: Larry Lettera/ Camera 1 Fast-growing Irish tech company...

Nothing less than return to power can save Martin

Nothing less than return to power can save Martin Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photo: Kyran O'Brien It seems unlikely that Micheál Martin is looking forward to his summer break because support for the Government usually...

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