Case study: ‘I did consider cycling but the roads are extremely dangerous’

Case study: 'I did consider cycling but the roads are extremely dangerous' Alternative: Cine film restorer Julien Dorgere uses a Vespa to get around. Photo: Damien Eagers With just three buses out of...

Eilis O’Hanlon: Presidential hopefuls are being attacked for daring to stand at all

Eilis O'Hanlon: Presidential hopefuls are being attacked for daring to stand at all Just because Michael D Higgins enjoys such huge support in the polls is no reason to belittle his rivals,...

Migrants are hunted down and Roma persecuted – the new fascism in Italy

Migrants are hunted down and Roma persecuted - the new fascism in Italy In Italy, La Lega is carrying the sepsis of the far right and renewed fascism to the heart of...

FTSE 100 knocked by stronger pound

FTSE 100 knocked by stronger pound London’s top flight closed the day down 47.18 points. Vodafone led the fallers (Yui Mok/PA) The FTSE 100 ended in negative territory on Thursday, dented by a resurgent...

Gene Kerrigan: A young person’s guide to the recovery

Gene Kerrigan: A young person's guide to the recovery The young are advised to blame the old, or the unemployed, for the betrayal of a generation, writes Gene Kerrigan The Recovery position Hi, young...

Battle looms over $50bn reserves of central bank

Battle looms over $50bn reserves of central bank Lesetja Kganyago, governor of the South Africa Central Bank. Photo: Bloomberg South Africa's Lesetja Kganyago has a fight on his hands to protect the central...

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...

Beware of the Easter Island warning signs when it comes to Irish food production

Beware of the Easter Island warning signs when it comes to Irish food production   There are armies of people employed all over Europe focused on food safety. Stock Image The 2018 harvest is...

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...

Government facing Dail vote on post office aid

Government facing Dail vote on post office aid Minister defends closures as Fianna Fail outlines 'grave concerns' for rural areas Communications Minister Denis Naughten. Photo: Tom Burke The Government will be forced into a...