With real prudence we’d already have a strong budget surplus

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Where to find affordable new homes for first-timers

Where to find affordable new homes for first-timers In a market where house prices are rising with every new development phase, we scour the schemes for family homes at €300k to €315k 'New homes within the...

Denouncing Ireland as a tax haven is as dated as calling it homophobic because...

Denouncing Ireland as a tax haven is as dated as calling it homophobic because of our past Ireland's FDI success story has come under fire - yet again - from the other side of the...

Celebrity suicide is not a fashion to be copied

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Trump: North Korea still poses ‘extraordinary threat’ to US

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Passengers urged to check flights as air traffic strike causes chaos for holiday-makers

Passengers urged to check flights as air traffic strike causes chaos for holiday-makers Dublin Airport Passengers have been urged to check their flights as an air traffic control strike causes chaos for thousands of holiday-makers. Ryanair has...

Eurozone agrees deal to pave way for end to Greece’s bailout

Eurozone agrees deal to pave way for end to Greece’s bailout It also got another injection of 15 billion euros under the deal. Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos speaks with European Commissioner for Economic and Financial...

House prices may increase 11pc by 2020 – ESRI

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Wall St awash in sublease space, bad for landlords

Wall St awash in sublease space, bad for landlords New office space at the World Trade Centre is coming onstream at a time when subleasing is exerting downward pressure on rents When the Murdoch media empire...

Royal Opera House issues warning on ease of movement with EU

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