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- US banks prepare for losses in rush for commercial property exit
Some US banks are preparing to sell off property loans at a discount even when borrowers are up to date on repayments, a sign of their determination to reduce exposure to the teetering commercial real estate market.
- Cillian Murphy on working with Christopher Nolan: 'There is space to try things, make an eejit of yourself'
The piercing eyes stare out intently from the cover of American Prometheus, a biography of J Robert Oppenheimer, the scientist who spearheaded the development of the atomic bomb. The book, by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin, was the inspiration for Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated Oppenheimer, opening July 21st. And as Nolan was working on the script, only one actor came to mind: Cillian Murphy.
- Markets muted as investors hope for rate relief
Stock markets were quiet on Monday as investors held off hoping for signs that central bankers would keep interest rats on hold this month.
- Teenager treated in hospital following fight at train station
Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a weekend public order disturbance at a railway station in Co Antrim.
- Auguste Rodin bid for Epsom-Curragh double 'very possible' in boost to Irish Derby
Aidan O'Brien has said it is "very possible" that Saturday's Epsom hero Auguste Rodin will try to double up in next month's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby.
- To get a US president's attention, sit on his clothes while he's swimming naked in a river
Here's some advice for reporters who are seeking an interview with the president of the United States. Try to catch him when he is swimming naked in the river and sit on his clothes until he agrees to an interview. If the stories are to be believed, it worked for Anne Royall in the late 1820s when she was seeking an interview with John Quincy Adams.
- Senior Kinahan cartel member Liam Byrne arrested in Mallorca
Liam Byrne, the leader of the Dublin-based drugs gang that ran the Kinahan cartel's operations in Ireland, has been arrested in Spain. The 42-year-old is wanted by Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) after being connected to alleged gun running.
- 'Incredible': Five new white-tailed eagle chicks born in Co Clare
Efforts to reintroduce the white-tailed eagle to Ireland have paid off as a male eagle has bonded with a female and they have now produced two chicks together.
- NCT delays are 'absolutely unacceptable', says Minister
Delays for motorists in getting mandatory National Car Tests (NCT) for their vehicles are "absolutely unacceptable" and the company running the service "needs to pay serious penalties", Minister of State for Transport Jack Chambers has said.
- Apple to offer vision of mixed-reality future beyond the smartphone
Apple stock rose to an all-time high on Monday in the run-up to a presentation of its most important product in more than a decade: a "mixed-reality" headset, seven years in the making, that will provide a glimpse of how the tech giant envisions a post-smartphone future.
- 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....
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- The Prisoner's Tale, as told to Christy Lefteri
I've never met Lily and she will be fifteen soon. Beautiful Lily, sweet Lily, with the silent voice. She does not speak but she is very intelligent....
- 'Little friendly Dr Ross': The forgotten hunger strike victim
Prison doctor David Ross was powerless in the role of bedside bystander as he tended to 10 hunger strikers who died during the 1981 Maze prison hunger strike. Five years later, he killed...
- Delays in youth justice system a 'barrier to rehabilitation'
Earlier this year James* stood outside a district court with his social worker, trying to keep warm....
- 'They were putting up photos of girls nude from the neck down, insinuating it was me'
'There seems to be a targeting of young women to try and sell whatever they're trying to sell': after her identity was stolen by the porn industry, Alicia O'Sullivan wants better training of gardaí...
- 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....