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  • HSE spent €1.1bn to deal with Covid-19

    The Health Service Executive spent more than €25 million on hand sanitising gel last year that is likely to go out of date before it can be used, the Oireachtas Committee of Public Accounts has been told.

  • Xi on celebratory tour in advance of coronation

    When the People's Republic of China celebrates its 73rd National Day tomorrow the country will take a back seat to the Communist Party and the man who has dominated it for the past decade: President Xi Jinping.

  • At least 23 suspected deaths in latest Ebola outbreak in Uganda

    At least six people have now died in Uganda's latest Ebola outbreak, while another 18 deaths are suspected to have been caused by the disease. In total there have been 31 confirmed cases and 19 suspected. At least two people have recovered after contracting it.

  • Number of Covid cases in hospital up 20%

    The number of people infected with Covid-19 and in hospital with the virus has started to rise again, the latest update from the Department of Health shows. The increase is probably due to more mixing in society rather than a rise in new, more transmissible variants, according to interim chief medical officer Prof Breda Smyth.

  • Planning and housing supply

    Sir, - Architect Hugh Wallace's sentimentality for a time before the Irish planning system existed in the early 20th century and pointing the finger at disjointed, short-term localism as the origin of our housing supply problems overlooks some basic facts ("Our planning system is broken - this is how we fix it", Property, September 29th).

  • Every SME should calculate a cashflow statement

    Cash is king for Ireland's SMEs, but right now it's under royal pressure. Inflation, interest rate rises, the energy crisis, and supply issues are all putting pressure on costs, with fears of a rise in late payments not far behind.

  • Winter’s icy winds cast a shadow over record budget giveaways

    The Department of Finance's chief economist John McCarthy made what seemed like a flippant remark at Tuesday's post-budget briefing, suggesting Ireland's economic outlook was "contingent upon what the weather will be like on continental Europe".

  • Equinor Irish arm posts €379m profit as gas prices surge

    Soaring gas prices in the second half of last year contributed to Corrib gas partner Equinor returning to a profit a year after recording a loss of more than €150 million.

  • Debate over 9% VAT is Irish tourism’s Neverending Story and it isn’t finished yet

    Tánaiste Leo Varadkar had a reputation for making loose comments in his earlier years in politics. These days, his words tend to be more calculated. He must have known exactly what he was doing when he waded into the debate over the tourism industry's 9 per cent VAT rate on Tuesday afternoon.

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