Any whiff of faith and the illiberal liberals start Catholic-bashing

Any whiff of faith and the illiberal liberals start Catholic-bashing The Catholic Church has made mistakes, but its great work is being ignored in a modern wave of cynicism FAMILY FAITH: Wendy Grace and her husband...

SBCI should be repurposed as a rainy day lender for Ireland’s SME sector

SBCI should be repurposed as a rainy day lender for Ireland's SME sector The European Central Bank has guided that the low interest rate environment is set to continue in Europe until around this time...

Pain for Exporters: Sterling stuck near 14-month low despite strong retail data

Pain for Exporters: Sterling stuck near 14-month low despite strong retail data Stock image Sterling languished near 14-month lows on Thursday, and strong British retail sales did little to support the currency hamstrung by fears about...

Old water mains being replaced

Old water mains being replaced Irish Water outline works to tackle leaks across Louth supplies Works along Hill Street by Irish Water to overhaul ageing water network A major overhaul of the ageing water network is getting...

Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan’s economy

Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan’s economy He said he would adopt austerity measures to relieve the strain on the economy. People watch a televised address of Pakistan’s newly elected prime minister Imran Khan (Fareed Khan/AP) Pakistan’s...

Most manufacturers positive despite clouds from trade disputes

Most manufacturers positive despite clouds from trade disputes Data compiled by Bloomberg shows that manufacturers in most countries are positive about the outlook. Stock image Manufacturers are on the front edge of the world economy. What they...

Turkey Inc reeling as crisis prompts bailout speculation

Turkey Inc reeling as crisis prompts bailout speculation Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Desperate measures are in the air in Turkey: Trading rooms are awash with talk of a bailout by the International Monetary Fund and...

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Samsung boosts Moon with R&D fund Samsung chief Jay Y Lee, who was released from detention in February, met finance minister Kim Dong-yeon ahead of the announcement that the tech giant is to plough a...

Barclays voices concern over impact of Washington threat to Russian banks

Barclays voices concern over impact of Washington threat to Russian banks The skyscrapers of Moscow City business district, center, stand beyond the illuminated towers of Red Square and the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Andrey...

Revealed: Airbnb’s top destinations in Ireland – and where the guests come from

Revealed: Airbnb's top destinations in Ireland - and where the guests come from Over half a million people expected to travel in Ireland using Airbnb this summer Irish data coincides with platform's 10th global anniversary...

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