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Mario Rosenstock: I hope dad is proud... maybe we could talk over a pint sometime This week marks 20 years of Gift Grub - and Mario Rosenstock is taking time to reflect, writes Niamh Horan Mario Rosenstock. Photo by Steve Humphreys A young curly- haired blonde boy stands in the kitchen impersonating family members for his granny. She's bent in two laughing....
Trump says claim businesses lost more than a billion dollars ‘highly inaccurate’ The New York Times reported it had acquired printouts from Mr Trump’s official IRS tax transcripts. Donald Trump (Brian Lawless/PA) Donald Trump has described a New York Times report claiming his businesses lost more than $1 billion between 1985 and 1994 as “highly inaccurate”. The American president said the reported losses...
Trump's tariffs bid followed move by China The US has accused China of currency manipulation. Stock image US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be happy to keep tariffs on Chinese imports in place, adding that China is mistaken if it hopes to negotiate trade later with a Democratic presidential administration. "The reason for the China pullback & attempted renegotiation...
Sterling surge fades due to Brexit impasse Theresa May THE pound gave ground against the euro yesterday as hopes of an imminent Brexit deal agreement between the Conservative and Labour parties faded. The currency surged 0.9pc to 84.98 pence to the euro, a new one-month high, after Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called for a Brexit deal in the wake of shattering losses...
Vulture fund agrees mortgage-to-rent deal    Stock picture‘Positive’: Home for Life chief executive Paul Cunningham A vulture fund has teamed up with a housing body to offer thousands of distressed mortgage holders a lifeline. The fund Promontoria is working with Home for Life to offer those at risk of losing their homes the option of signing up for the State's mortgage-to-rent scheme. This...
Editorial: 'State's broadband ambitions now face the test of reality' In terms of investment, employment, education and health, broadband is vital to keeping a pulse in rural communities.(stock photo) Value and price are not always immediately reconcilable, but over time they need to balance out. When the first pole was installed in the rural electrification on November 5, 1946 at Kilsallaghan,...
New Zealand to become carbon neutral by 2050 Proposed legislation has met with mixed reaction from both the farming and environmental lobbies Stock photo. Picture:Jessica Shapiro/Fairfax Media via Getty Images New Zealand's government has introduced a bill that aims to make the nation mostly carbon neutral by 2050. The proposed legislation has split both the farming and environmental lobbies - with some of...
Heineken boss says drinks brands will innovate or die Maggie Timoney CEO, Heineken USA Maggie Timoney left Ireland for the USA in the mid-1980s on a basketball scholarship and joined Heineken in 1998 after graduating. Photo: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision Bad weather has left Maggie Timoney stuck in Miami. She's scrambling to get a flight out of the city after thunderstorms scuppered the...
Goulden moment inspired an iconic design Gold strike: A minaudière coming up for sale at Adam's auctionA diamond and gold Jarretiere bracelet Who was Florence Jay Gould? It depends who you're talking to… Susan Ronald author of A Dangerous Woman: American Beauty, Noted Philanthropist, Nazi Collaborator - The Life of Florence Gould (2019) describes her as: "a sexual predator, a grande...
Trump business losses ‘passed a billion dollars in 10 years’ Donald Trump is the first president since Watergate to decline to make his tax returns public. Donald Trump (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Donald Trump’s businesses lost more than a billion dollars from 1985 to 1994, according to tax information acquired by the New York Times. The newspaper said it had acquired printouts from the...

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