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- There are four ways to fix the problem with banks
Banks are designed to fail. And so they do. Governments want them to be both safe places for the public to keep their money, and profit-seeking takers of risk. They are, at one and the same time, regulated utilities and risk-taking enterprises.
- Fresh blow to Dublin market as Engage XR says it will delist from Euronext
Irish virtual reality company Engage XR said it will delist from the former Irish Stock Exchange to focus on its London listing.
- IDA Ireland appoints Michael Lohan as new chief executive
IDA Ireland has appointed a new chief executive, with Michael Lohan stepping into the role from next month.
- Cheltenham punters bet £280m with Paddy Power owner Flutter
Racing fans bet more than €280 million with Flutter-owned bookies Paddy Power, Sky Bet and Betfair throughout last week's Cheltenham Festival.
- Fresco unveils new platform to help simplify smart kitchen
Irish smart kitchen company Fresco has unveiled a new all-in-one operating system that will offer a seamless cooking experience for connected appliances, partnering with Instant Brands for the launch.
- Markus Braun's stonewall testimony tests judge's patience
In his 2½ years in police custody, Markus Braun seems to have changed very little.
- Profit at DIY retailer Kingfisher drops 20% with further fall expected
Home improvement retailer Kingfisher reported a 20 per cent fall in 2022-23 profit after the pandemic drove a record outcome in the previous year, and forecast a further fall in its new financial year.
- Revenue dips at Eir as exceptional charges hit profits
Revenue at Eir fell last year as an increase in data services, traffic and postpay revenue was offset by a decline in traditional access, content and prepay figures.
- ICS Mortgages hikes interest rates for home loans
Customers of ICS Mortgages are facing a hike in their mortgage payments after the group announced a series of interest rate increases on Tuesday.
- Clinical trial backs Irish therapy for chronic runny nose
A clinical trial on the safety and efficacy of a non-invasive therapy for millions of people suffering from chronic congestion and runny nose has delivered results showing significant improvement in symptoms for patients after three months.
- Stolen Lives: 239 violent deaths of women in Ireland from 1996 to today
This article chronicles 239 violent deaths of women in Ireland since 1996 — a particularly gruesome year for "femicide", with 19 killings of women....
- Workplace bullying: ''Every incident has never left my head. I will never get over it'
Bullying in the workplace is not being taken seriously enough, according to academics, legal experts and those who have been bullied while on the job. Studies suggest that the issue is serious in Ireland, with up to 9 per cent of workers reporting they experienced workplace bullying....
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- The Iveagh Markets: Can a former Dublin glory be saved?
Type "Iveagh Markets" into Google Maps, and red words appear: Permanently closed. Blunt and apparently definite; but maybe inaccurate. The market awaits its fate as a seemingly interminable legal row now moves slowly through High Court mediation: nearly two years in, the mediation was adjourned...
- How Aaron Connolly's lies unravelled to reveal Cameron Reilly's killer
Cameron Reilly said goodbye to his grandmother on what should have been an ordinary Friday afternoon in May and headed out with friends. It was the last time she would see him alive. The Dundalk Institute of Technology student was looking forward to the day ahead: a trip to Dundalk followed by an...
- Doha fever dream: Tales from the protest World Cup
In Doha the trains run on time....
- Enoch Burke and the problem of 'potentially indefinite incarceration'
Enoch Burke remains adamant he will not purge his contempt-of-court orders in a case that has shone a light on civil contempt laws and the difficulties that arise when people, for whatever reason, refuse to purge their contempt and thereby face indefinite imprisonment....
- Omagh bombing investigations leave trail of questions still unanswered
The large, open-plan, first-floor meeting room of the Omagh Support and Self Help Group looks a little desolate – appropriate perhaps, given everything....
- The many benefits of nurturing a 'sport for life'
Among the many reasons a particular sport can appeal to children, being able to continue participating in it past pension age is certainly not one of them. It's the immediate influences of parents, schools, friends and sporting heroes of the moment that matter....
- The complete story of Karen Harrington's trial for murder of Santina Cawley (2)
It was perhaps the moment that most crystallised matters. Scenes of crime examiner, Det Garda Stephen Dennehy was in the witness box and just outlined what he had found at the scene of the murder of two-year-old Santina Cawley....