Vodafone Ireland beats group slump as revenues hit €238m

Vodafone Ireland beats group slump as revenues hit €238m ‘Our team has worked hard to build on the successes of previous quarters as we continue the implementation of our strategy,’ said Anne O’Leary, CEO of...

Education system must prepare students for demands of 21st-century workplace

Education system must prepare students for demands of 21st-century workplace 'Young Irish people are better educated and better qualified that at any time in the past, but there is a question mark over how well...

Trespassing fears for papal event

Trespassing fears for papal event (stock photo) A receiver has been given permission by the High Court to seek to have alleged trespassers on a Co Mayo business park site sent to prison for breaching court...

9 of the worst things you can do to a socially awkward person

9 of the worst things you can do to a socially awkward person ‘Please, introduce yourself to the class!’ Not everyone finds it easy to interact with other people (Koldunov/Getty Images) Not all of us find all...

Virgin Media boss sees ‘mobile upside’ after TV turnaround

Virgin Media boss sees 'mobile upside' after TV turnaround Liberty Global's Mike Fries. Photo: JULIEN BEHAL PHOTOGRAPHY. TV3 owner Liberty Global injected "€10m to €15m" into the Irish broadcaster to drive a turnaround, according to the...

Department’s legislation blunder puts new minerals drilling on hold

Department's legislation blunder puts new minerals drilling on hold Minister Denis Naughten. New drilling for minerals in Ireland is on hold because of a foul-up in the drafting of legislation, the Irish Independent has learned. The situation...

Irish-speaking priest can face drink drive trial – court

Irish-speaking priest can face drink drive trial - court Stock photo The way has been cleared for the trial of a parish priest on drink driving charges after the High Court refused to declare a failure...

Barber who discriminated against transgender man by refusing give him ‘short back and sides’...

Barber who discriminated against transgender man by refusing give him 'short back and sides' ordered to pay him €5K Lee McLoughlin said that the refusal by the barber necessitated an emergency counselling session A Dublin barber...

Free travel for people going to see the Pope at Phoenix Park

Free travel for people going to see the Pope at Phoenix Park More than half a million people are expected to attend mass in Dublin. The Pope will visit Ireland next month (Tim Rooke/PA) Those travelling by...

Central Bank bill for INBS probe set to hit €20m

Central Bank bill for INBS probe set to hit €20m INBS collapsed into State ownership in 2010 and its dissolution left taxpayers with a €5.4bn clean-up bill. The Central Bank forked out over €3m in legal...

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