Pound gains on US dollar dip with data showing largest UK surplus in 18...

Pound gains on US dollar dip with data showing largest UK surplus in 18 years Sterling made gains against both the US dollar and euro on Tuesday. The pound was up against major currency peers (Dominic...

Barnier refuses to budge on EU principles to help Brexit

Barnier refuses to budge on EU principles to help Brexit UK Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and EU Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier. Picture: AP The European Union will not abandon its founding principles in order the...

Banks under fire for charging huge fees for breaking out of fixed rates

Banks under fire for charging huge fees for breaking out of fixed rates Brendan Burgess Photo: Frank McGrath Banks have been accused of breaching EU regulations by quoting massive fees for mortgage holders who want to...

Global warming lets first container ship cross Russia’s Arctic

Global warming lets first container ship cross Russia's Arctic Danish shipping giant Maersk will become the first company to send a commercial container ship from the Pacific to the North Atlantic through Russia's Northern Sea...

Owners of Ireland’s Whitegate refinery strike deal to buy Top Oil

Owners of Ireland's Whitegate refinery strike deal to buy Top Oil An aerial view of Whitegate, Ireland’s only oil refinery The Canadian-owners of Ireland’s only oil refinery have struck a deal to buy the Tedcastle group...

No change expected in conditions on drought effected farms in the coming week –...

No change expected in conditions on drought effected farms in the coming week – Met Eireann Joe Boyce pictured cutting grass for the 100-cow herd Over the past week, rainfall was below average in Munster and...

Farm leaders and Department lock horns on TB eradication

Farm leaders and Department lock horns on TB eradication IFA claims there are 'huge shortcomings' and questions officials' commitment to the programme Agriculture Minister Michael Creed. Photo: Steve Humphreys A war of words has erupted between the...

INM launches new blogging site Creators.ie

INM launches new blogging site Creators.ie Moda by Dulux has partnered with Creators.ie as a colourful sponsor for three months. Pictured:Sasha Kinch, INM; Padraigh Ryan, Mediacom; Ciara Edge, Dulux; Tara Walsh, INM. Independent News and Media...

Catch crop scheme sees demand for seeds soar

Catch crop scheme sees demand for seeds soar Currently over 23,000 hectares of catch crops are supported under the Agri-Environment Scheme, GLAS. Seed for crops covered under the Fodder Production Incentive Scheme is selling "like hot...

Watch the dramatic rescue of a sheep and her lamb

Watch the dramatic rescue of a sheep and her lamb ‘They could have easily died if they were left much longer.’ A sheep and lamb were rescued from thick mud in Altrincham (RSPCA) A ewe and her...

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