Community news: Charleville

Community news: Charleville The winning group in Charleville Golf Club’s President’s Prize competition. Included are Joan Dore, Lady Captain, Ladies winner Valerie O’Keeffe, President Jim Harmon, Denis Murphy, competition winner and Jim...

Asian stocks bruised on Trump’s fresh trade war threats

Asian stocks bruised on Trump's fresh trade war threats Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE). Photo: Reuters Asian shares came under renewed pressure on Friday as a...

Smurfit’s Venezuelan operation seized by government

Smurfit’s Venezuelan operation seized by government The list of charges the company faces includes price fixing, speculation and corruption. The FTSE 100 firm’s shares edged down (Kirsty O’Connor/PA) Venezuela’s socialist government has seized control...

Early school start hits tourism earnings by 10pc

Early school start hits tourism earnings by 10pc Sophie Turley (4), from Forkhill, enjoying the heatwave earlier this summer at Blackrock beach in Co Louth. Photo: Arthur Carron The early start of the...

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Venezuelan authorities to hold seized Smurfit Kappa plant for three months Smurfit Kappa has said it is no longer responsible for the plant. Photo: Bloomberg Smurfit Kappa has confirmed that the Venezuelan government...

Canada’s dry weather may stem US cattle stampede across border

Canada's dry weather may stem US cattle stampede across border Ranchers sort cattle for early weaning in Beulah, North Dakota. Picture: REUTERS/Andrew Cullen/File Photo Parched pastures and crops in Western Canada are driving...

Rise in people being treated a second time for alcohol addiction

Rise in people being treated a second time for alcohol addiction Stock picture The number of people in Ireland who are having to undergo a second attempt to beat the booze is on...

Migrant labourers ‘risk slavery in UK following Brexit’

Migrant labourers 'risk slavery in UK following Brexit' Low-skilled workers are needed in UK for harvesting. Photo by John Moore/Getty Images Low-skilled migrants risk falling into slavery in post- Brexit Britain, where a...

Boom time for corporate hospitality as Leinster bounce back from recession

Boom time for corporate hospitality as Leinster bounce back from recession Victorious: The Leinster team in high spirits after beating Parisian side Racing 92 in the European Champions Cup final in Bilbao...

Delve deeper, and Trump’s new trade deal with Mexico is more naff than Nafta

Delve deeper, and Trump's new trade deal with Mexico is more naff than Nafta Donald Trump greets Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Mexico’s economy minister, and, from left, foreign minister Luis Videgaray, and Jesus...

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Here’s why artists are sharing beautiful drawings of their desks

Here’s why artists are sharing beautiful drawings of their desks ‘All show something creative, some are more organised, some more chaotic.’ (@zeldacw and @chervellefryer/Twitter) A 21-year-old student...

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