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'Davy's no fool, I'm competent at what I do. He doesn't entertain substandard work, nor do I' Mags D’Arcy, pictured at the launch of Bord Gais’s sponsorship extension of the All-Ireland hurling championship, is delighted to be part of Davy Fitzgerald’s backroom team with the Wexford senior hurlers. Photo: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile Now in her second year as part of Davy Fitzgerald's...
'Now actors don't want to even be in independent films' - Neil Jordan on working without studio backing, embracing Netflix and his new film Greta Irish Oscar-winner Neil Jordan on the struggle to get projects off the ground without big studio backing, Netflix and his dark urban fairytale, 'Greta' Looming literary culture: Jordan says he felt liberated when he switched from...
IMF upgrades Irish growth forecast but warns of risk from potential no-deal Brexit Global growth will likely be 3.3pc this year, according to the IMF IMF lifts Irish growth forecast. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its global economic growth forecasts for 2019 and warned growth could slow further including because of a potentially messy Brexit. However, the global rescue fund raised the...
Trump considered nominating Ivanka for World Bank president because she's 'very good with numbers' (Donald Trump with his children Eric, left, Ivanka and Donald Jr, right. Photo: Getty Images President Trump said he considered nominating his daughter Ivanka Trump to be president of the World Bank because “she’s very good with numbers,” according to a new interview. In an interview with The...
Gene Kerrigan: 'Is the bottom about to fall out, yet again?' Don't even mention the recession the experts fear is coming, just feel grateful for Varadkar's tax cuts, writes Gene Kerrigan What do you think about what's happening with the yield curve? In some parts of the world - the parts with the big offices, the sharp suits and the ridiculous salaries...
VIDEO: Brexit – What happens next? Britain is due to leave the European Union on Friday if an extension is not granted. But how will the rest of the week’s events decide what happens?
Tipp top victory for Beryl Paddy at Angus show Bull takes Reserve Championship back to a new home after topping prices at Kilmallock Mart, reports Martin Ryan Beryl Paddy, Reserve Champion and price topper at the Munster Branch Irish Angus Bull Show and Sale at Kilmallock on Saturday which sold for €4,200, with Gerard Hogan, Comea, Kilfeacle, Co Tipperary, exhibitor, Joe...
David Kelly: 'Delaney's cultivation of a personal cult has distanced himself from even his comrades' Desire to be front and centre a fatal flaw beside anonymous IRFU and GAA chiefs John Delaney, FAI Executive Vice President (March 23rd, 2019). Member UEFA Executive Committee (since 2017). Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile Last Wednesday, Health Minister Simon Harris was being grilled by a Dáil Committee, his...
Dan O'Brien: 'Frustration abounds as the EU 28 prepare to have their say' How do other EU countries view Brexit and what position will they take at Wednesday's emergency summit? Dan O'Brien spoke to European sources to find out 'European basic law, as set out in Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, says member countries decide — unanimously — on granting...
Work happy 100: here are Ireland’s happiest workplaces The wait is finally over, we can now reveal the winners of our Work Happy 100 awards. Work Happy 100 is an awards series celebrating Ireland’s happiest workplaces, as nominated by their employees. Created by careers marketplace Jobbio and Independent.ie the awards showcase companies that have gone above and beyond for their staff members....

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