Turkey urges US to ‘stay loyal to Nato alliance’ as currency crisis deepens

Turkey urges US to 'stay loyal to Nato alliance' as currency crisis deepens A woman walks past by a board showing exchange rates in a currency exchange office in Istanbul. Photo: Reuters Turkey's foreign minister has...

Barbecue and beer sales up due to World Cup and sun

Barbecue and beer sales up due to World Cup and sun (Stock image) The World Cup and sustained sunshine have combined to send more people to the shops and pubs. Spending last month rose at the fastest...

Old Main Street is a dead end, let’s look for another way ahead

Old Main Street is a dead end, let's look for another way ahead There is no point harking back to a 'golden age' when modern life makes different demands on our space The population of Charlestown,...

Emma Thompson says ‘greatest place to find hope is with young generation’

Emma Thompson says ‘greatest place to find hope is with young generation’ Thompson was joined by her co-stars at the premiere of her new film The Children Act. Emma Thompson attending the Children Act Premiere, London...

Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs

Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys. Photo: Mark Condren A major shift in the Government's jobs policy will see it target more employment in research,...

Brexit concerns by Brassil trigger national alarm

Brexit concerns by Brassil trigger national alarm Fresh Brexit fears were triggered nationally this week as a Kerry TD raised yet another potential pitfall that could bleed tens of millions of Euros out of the...

Three credit unions merge and create ‘top 10’ lender with 48,000 members

Three credit unions merge and create 'top 10' lender with 48,000 members Stock picture Three south Dublin credit unions have come together in a move that creates one of the top 10 community lenders by size. The...

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...

Live register at lowest for more than a decade

Live register at lowest for more than a decade Figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) for July have shown that the number of people on the live register across Cork county for the...

China vows to control debt despite fresh stimulus for cooling economy

China vows to control debt despite fresh stimulus for cooling economy (stock picture) China's state planner pledged on Wednesday to keep debt levels under control even as Beijing rolls out fresh stimulus to support the stumbling...

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