Loan scheme launched for Scottish farmers affected by adverse weather

Loan scheme launched for Scottish farmers affected by adverse weather Loans to help farmers hit by months of adverse weather are being offered by the Scottish Government. The National Basic Payment Support Scheme (NBPSS) was launched...

Blackrock shortlisted for BOI Enterprising Towns Awards

Blackrock shortlisted for BOI Enterprising Towns Awards Blackrock Blackrock has been shortlisted in the 2018 Bank of Ireland Enterprising Town Awards. This national competition was initiated in 2016 to promote local economies by bringing business and...

Calls for minister to act as 640,000 Airbnb guests deepen housing crisis

Calls for minister to act as 640,000 Airbnb guests deepen housing crisis Airbnb hosts can expect to earn €2,000 over the summer. Stock picture Short-term property letting website Airbnb is reporting its busiest ever summer period...

Creative Spark artists’ show in Basement Gallery

Creative Spark artists' show in Basement Gallery The Horizon Exhibition, featuring work by the artists who took part in Creative Spark's fourth residency programme as well as members of the print studio, opened to a...

Ulster Bank under fire as it sells 5,200 mortgages to vulture fund

Ulster Bank under fire as it sells 5,200 mortgages to vulture fund Families 'thrown to wolves', say campaigners, with average arrears now reaching €61,000 Ulster Bank is under pressure to sell under-performing loans but campaigners want...

Nationwide Building Society warns of intense competition as profits slip

Nationwide Building Society warns of intense competition as profits slip The lender said it was up against tough comparative figures from a year earlier. Nationwide has warned of ‘intense competition’ and a subdued housing market in...

Government says new strategy will provide ‘health service we can be proud of’

Government says new strategy will provide ‘health service we can be proud of’ Minister for Health Simon Harris labels the Government’s new care initiative as the light at the end of the tunnel. Ambulances outside Beaumont...

Thinking of buying new or trading up this year? Here are answers to your...

Thinking of buying new or trading up this year? Here are answers to your crucial questions   BMW X5 Car-value expert Gillian Keogh teams up with Motoring Editor Eddie Cunningham to help you make the right choice...

Louth motor industry still in gear as sales edge up

Louth motor industry still in gear as sales edge up Car sales in Louth edged up slightly over the last year, according to new figures Car sales in Louth edged up slightly over the last year,...

Dan O’Brien: Danish lessons for Irish progressives on how to avoid being left in...

Dan O'Brien: Danish lessons for Irish progressives on how to avoid being left in the lurch A new book by a leading Nordic social democrat should be top of the Labour Party's reading list, writes...

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