Hotels face higher costs due to staff shortages

Hotels face higher costs due to staff shortages Dublin hotels increased their profits by 12pc, according to a new survey. (stock photo) Ireland's resurgent hotel sector is facing competition for labour that is...

The artist making Irish fashionable through T-shirts and greeting cards

The artist making Irish fashionable through T-shirts and greeting cards Irish-themed products are proving a bid draw in foreign markets Shona Shirley Macdonald of Mireog from Rinn, Co Waterford with her hand-printed T-shirts....

Zimbabwe opposition refuses to accept result

Zimbabwe opposition refuses to accept result Riot police enter the Bronte hotel, where a press conference by Nelson Chamisa was to take place, in Harare. Photo: AP/Jerome Delay Zimbabwe faced further uncertainty yesterday...

16 Labour councillors back Brendan Howlin’s leadership after quartet call for him to step...

16 Labour councillors back Brendan Howlin's leadership after quartet call for him to step down Brendan Howlin. Photo: INM A group of 16 Labour Party councillors have issued a statement in support of...

Central Bank warns economy at risk of crisis from ‘overheating’

Central Bank warns economy at risk of crisis from 'overheating' Mark Cassidy. Picture: Eleanor Keegan/Photocall Ireland The economy is at risk of overheating, the Central Bank's director of economics and statistics has warned,...

Moment police chase jet-ski riders in high-speed chase along the Thames caught on camera

Moment police chase jet-ski riders in high-speed chase along the Thames caught on camera Police in London were caught up in a James Bond-style chase on the Thames river as jet-skiers raced...

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Fitzwilliam hotels to get €20m boost in major expansion and refurbishment 'Accounts for Ampleforth showed that in 2017, revenues at the company totalled €15.12m.' Stock image Businessman Michael Holland is investing €20m in...

Time to end the living hell of live exports

Time to end the living hell of live exports Jim believes that only a handful of exporting companies benefit from live exports. Stock photo Jim is about to saddle up when I drop...

Trump launches attack on LeBron James hours before rally in Ohio

Trump launches attack on LeBron James hours before rally in Ohio The president derided the intelligence of the NBA star and philanthropist in a late-night tweet. Mr Trump took to Twitter to criticise...

Entries now open for 2018 Farmer of the Year awards

Entries now open for 2018 Farmer of the Year awards Claire Fox from Farming Independent, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed; and Graham Minogue from Zurich Insurance, at the launch of the Farmer...