Countrywide shares slump as estate agent warns over subdued market

Countrywide shares slump as estate agent warns over subdued market Countrywide wants to reduce debt by at least 50% through additional equity finance. Countrywide is tapping investors for cash (PA) Shares in Countrywide tumbled after the troubled...

Forest fire warning put in place as fire brigade battles nine-day fire

Forest fire warning put in place as fire brigade battles nine-day fire With the orange weather warning in place, it is very likely that there will be more forest fires The Department of Agriculture has issued...

Ireland’s bruising experience of financial crash ‘major motivator of many reforms’, says head of...

Ireland's bruising experience of financial crash 'major motivator of many reforms', says head of IMF IMF chief Christine Lagarde. Photo: Isaac Lawrence/AFP-Getty Images The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde has claimed Ireland's...

Buzz Aldrin sues children over alleged misuse of finances

Buzz Aldrin sues children over alleged misuse of finances The second man on the moon also claims they have slandered him by saying he has dementia. Buzz Aldrin is alleging misuse of his finances (Anthony Devlin/PA) Apollo...

Minister announces opening of 4th tranche to applicants for Burren Programme

Minister announces opening of 4th tranche to applicants for Burren Programme Outliers: Outwintering of cattle has been a feature of farming in the Burren for centuries. The winter grazing has also worked to control the...

Thousands flee as flames race across California

Thousands flee as flames race across California Erratic wind and heat gripping a large area of California from San Jose to the Oregon border has been driving the flames. A wildfire is targeted near Clearlake Oaks,...

Australian farm finance lenders hit with claims of misconduct

Australian farm finance lenders hit with claims of misconduct The inquiry into financial sector misconduct has led to damaging revelations of careless and at times fraudulent lending practices,Pic: Getty Images The Australian corporate watchdog may need...

The audience was paralysed…afraid to move a muscle in case it cost them €3m

The audience was paralysed...afraid to move a muscle in case it cost them €3m How high stakes drama played out in the auction room as 100ac farm went under the hammer The farm in Douglas In rural...

Saudi women now in the driving seat as long-standing ban ends

Saudi women now in the driving seat as long-standing ban ends The ban had relegated women to the backseat, restricting when and how they move around. Mabkhoutah al-Mari poses holding her new car licence (Nariman El-Mofty/AP) Saudi...

Met Éireann issues five-day ‘High-Temperature warning’ while Irish Water urges people to ‘conserve water’

Met Éireann issues five-day 'High-Temperature warning' while Irish Water urges people to 'conserve water' Risk of water rationing as the country prepares to sizzle in sun Irish Water urges householders and businesses to conserve water...

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