Carbon tax hikes will force up petrol, gas and heating oil prices

Carbon tax hikes will force up petrol, gas and heating oil prices Hikes are likely to take effect from October’s Budget. Stock Image: PA Home heating and motoring will become more expensive as carbon taxes are...

The story of David Drumm: The bank that ‘liked to party’, the €24k drinks...

The story of David Drumm: The bank that 'liked to party', the €24k drinks bill and the €7.2bn 'con' David Drumm jailed for 6 years for €7.2bn fraud Drumm begins life behind bars as prisoner...

Affordable homes plan lacks clear timeline

Affordable homes plan lacks clear timeline Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy. Photo: Caroline Quinn Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy cannot guarantee affordable homes on State-owned lands will be available this year, despite a funding boost of €50m. Mr Murphy...

‘Be very afraid’: Taoiseach warns of SF spending plan

‘Be very afraid’: Taoiseach warns of SF spending plan Parties clash in Dáil over Budget 2019 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photo: Frank McGrath Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned families affected by the crises in housing and health to...

Enhancement scheme funds available

Enhancement scheme funds available All About Cork - Heritage Highlights Members of Cork County Council’s heritage unit at their stall during last weekend’s Cork Summer Show The County of Cork is one of the lucky ones when...

Royal Opera House issues warning on ease of movement with EU

Royal Opera House issues warning on ease of movement with EU It said that it was ‘heavily reliant’ on EU nationals. File photo dated 29/4/2013 of the Royal Opera House as security staff at the Covent...

Unemployment figures back at pre-bust levels

Unemployment figures back at pre-bust levels (stock photo) Unemployment figures have dropped to 5.3pc showing all jobs lost during the recession have been regained. The Central Statistics Office jobless figures provided via the latest Labour Force Survey,...

Ireland must push for Brexit deal

Ireland must push for Brexit deal Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern. Picture: Tony Gavin The visit of European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker to Ireland last week, and the assurances he repeated in relation to the European Union's...

Travel

Passengers urged to check flights as air traffic strike causes chaos for holiday-makers Dublin Airport Passengers have been urged to check their flights as an air traffic control strike causes chaos for thousands of holiday-makers. Ryanair has...

European Union set to slap tariffs on US goods

European Union set to slap tariffs on US goods Economists worry about a trade war between the United States and its most vital trading partners. Tariffs will be imposed on goods ranging from bikes to whiskey...

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