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Adrian Weckler: 'Nationwide broadband service essential - but the real deal won't come cheap' (stock photo) 'There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home." The year was 1977. Ken Olsen, founder of Digital Equipment Corporation, undoubtedly felt that he was striking a note of calm, reasonable prudence when he uttered these words. There is a touch of this sentiment...
Intel in mind as Celbridge's Primrose Forge comes to market for €2.85m In full bloom: Primrose Forge in Celbridge sits on a 1.1-acre site comprising 16 apartments, a terrace of three townhouses, a detached bungalow and a commercial blockIn full bloom: Primrose Forge in Celbridge sits on a 1.1-acre site comprising 16 apartments, a terrace of three townhouses, a detached...
'Time for action is now' - Green Party leader calls for national emergency to be declared on climate change Eamon Ryan: The Green Party leader wants single-use plastics banned. Photo: Tom Burke The leader of the Green Party has called for a national emergency to be declared concerning climate change. Eamon Ryan added that Fine Gael has to come to an agreement...

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We've put a million species on brink - and our own survival too Under threat: The Bornean Orangutan is among the most critically endangered animals in the world People are putting nature in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over one million species of plants and animals, said scientists. But it's not too late...
Vodafone's Australia merger blocked Stock photo A PLANNED €7bn merger of Vodafone's struggling Australian business with TPG Telecom was blocked by the regulator in a bungled announcement published early that sent stocks tumbling. The proposal would "substantially lessen competition" for mobile-phone services in an already concentrated market, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said in a statement Wednesday. TPG is Australia's best...
Chair of Datalex would like to have done 'far better job' as he steps down Datalex is a travel software company (Stock image) Datalex chairman Paschal Taggart has lamented that he would have like to have done a “far better job” at the troubled software company, as he confirmed this afternoon that he will be stepping down from the role at...

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Germany leads gains as US talks loom German shares led gains in Europe yesterday as robust earnings from Siemens and Wirecard overshadowed mounting worries over a US-China trade deal. Stock photo German shares led gains in Europe yesterday as robust earnings from Siemens and Wirecard overshadowed mounting worries over a US-China trade deal. Chinese vice premier Liu He will travel to Washington...

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Tanya Sweeney: 'Having a baby makes the wound of grief open afresh' Like Prince Harry, Tanya Sweeney is coping with the rollercoaster ride of new parenthood without the person she'd most like by her side - her late mum Mammy’s little prince: Harry with his adoring mother Princess Diana in 1988Greatly missed: Tanya and her mother Gaye Honestly, have you ever seen...
Baseball game delayed due to swarm of bees in stadium The stadium was abuzz, but not for the reason fans and players would have hoped. A swarm of bees delays the start of a baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the San Francisco Giants, Monday, May 6, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) There was an undeniable buzz as San Francisco...
Taoiseach urges PM to strike a deal with Corbyn Leo Varadkar: Met with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte yesterday. Photo: Doug O'Connor Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has heaped pressure on British Prime Minister Theresa May to strike a deal with Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn by insisting he does not want the Brexit deadline extended again. Mr Varadkar said the decision to extend...

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