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Northern Irish products not being of EU origin could cause 'huge problems' for valuable Irish dairy sector
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Northern Irish products not being of EU origin could cause 'huge problems' for valuable Irish dairy sector

Nov 30th 2020, 6:10 AM 12,046 Views 3 Comments

Lorcan McCabe, a Cavan dairy farmer, said this could “pose huge problems” for the dairy sector.

Gate Theatre issues statement in wake of claims of abuse of power and harassment
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Gate Theatre issues statement in wake of claims of abuse of power and harassment

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:34 PM 19,133 Views 15 Comments

It has set up a process to allow employees to raise their concerns in confidence.

Irish writers are pushing boundaries with books featuring abortion and marriage break-ups
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Irish writers are pushing boundaries with books featuring abortion and marriage break-ups

Oct 7th 2017, 11:30 AM 10,151 Views 15 Comments

We talked to authors and people in the trade about how commercial fiction is tackling tough issues.

Boom times have made Madagascar the centre of the global vanilla trade - but it's not necessarily all a good thing
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Boom times have made Madagascar the centre of the global vanilla trade - but it's not necessarily all a good thing

Aug 26th 2017, 7:15 AM 9,794 Views 1 Comment

The country’s limited infrastructure has struggled to cope with the rise in crime that has gone hand-in-hand with demand for the spice.

How the illusion of being self-employed leaves thousands of Irish workers unprotected
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How the illusion of being self-employed leaves thousands of Irish workers unprotected

Jul 29th 2017, 4:00 PM 31,637 Views 36 Comments

Millions of euro is lost each year from missed PRSI payments.

Car insurance is up 100% for some drivers. What's going on?
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Car insurance is up 100% for some drivers. What's going on?

Mar 10th 2016, 5:00 PM 1,168 Views 95 Comments

We can’t have high awards and low motor insurance premiums, writes Caeva O’Callaghan.

This Irish film about a Cuban drag artist is wowing people across the world
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This Irish film about a Cuban drag artist is wowing people across the world

Jan 17th 2016, 11:15 AM 19,238 Views 21 Comments

We spoke to its director, Paddy Breathnach.

Google Glass is quietly making a comeback but not in the way you'd expect
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Google Glass is quietly making a comeback but not in the way you'd expect

Jul 31st 2015, 9:54 AM 12,377 Views 1 Comment

It’s thinking more about functionality instead of style.

Australia asks child abuse victims of celebrity entertainers to come forward
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Australia asks child abuse victims of celebrity entertainers to come forward

Jun 15th 2015, 7:16 AM 6,516 Views 3 Comments

The action follows Operation Yewtree in the United Kingdom.

Opinion: There's a good reason for the private-public sector pay gap
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Opinion: There's a good reason for the private-public sector pay gap

Aug 30th 2014, 12:00 PM 3,325 Views 140 Comments

Pay rates differ depending on the job you do, the skills you have, the responsibility you hold… the list goes on.

44% of Irish workers admit to having been drunk at work
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44% of Irish workers admit to having been drunk at work

Aug 8th 2014, 9:27 AM 16,046 Views 44 Comments

That means there’s probably someone drunk in your job right now.

There are one million app jobs in Europe right now, and Apple is taking credit for half of them
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There are one million app jobs in Europe right now, and Apple is taking credit for half of them

Aug 6th 2014, 5:42 PM 7,055 Views 4 Comments

The company says that just under 500,000 European jobs were directly attributable to the App Store.

Hiring out greyhound stadia as film sets could help the industry's money woes
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Hiring out greyhound stadia as film sets could help the industry's money woes

Jul 8th 2014, 9:12 AM 6,293 Views 28 Comments

This is just one of the many recommendations in a new report published by the Department of Agriculture.

Factory gate prices fall by 3.1 per cent in March
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Factory gate prices fall by 3.1 per cent in March

Apr 24th 2014, 1:11 PM 5,512 Views 3 Comments

However, the price paid for dairy products rose by 12.6 per cent.

Is Augmented Reality here to stay this time?
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Is Augmented Reality here to stay this time?

Apr 13th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,711 Views 22 Comments

The technology has been around for years, but after a false start, 2014 could be the year it finally makes a breakthrough.

'Potentially serious impact for customers' as ESB workers vote for strike action
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'Potentially serious impact for customers' as ESB workers vote for strike action

Nov 18th 2013, 5:52 PM 14,672 Views 79 Comments

The ESB Group of Unions will meet on Friday to decide on the next step after 87.5 per cent voted for industrial action over a pension dispute.

The 10 simplest brands in the world...
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The 10 simplest brands in the world...

Oct 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 49,350 Views 60 Comments

…And why that simplicity is one factor in their success.

Average weekly earnings fall in seven out of 13 categories
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Average weekly earnings fall in seven out of 13 categories

Aug 28th 2013, 2:34 PM 11,037 Views 85 Comments

The largest decrease, of around seven euro a week, was recorded in the hospitality sector. The largest increase was in construction.

Aer Arann pilots to strike next week
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Aer Arann pilots to strike next week

Aug 12th 2013, 10:05 PM 9,703 Views 20 Comments

The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA) voted by a 91% margin to begin strike action next Tuesday.

Whistleblowers could get up to five years' pay if dismissed unfairly
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Whistleblowers could get up to five years' pay if dismissed unfairly

Jul 3rd 2013, 1:59 PM 4,845 Views 20 Comments

Newly-published bill concerning employees who report wrongdoing outlines extra measures to protect them.

Pay for most Irish workers fell between December and March
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Pay for most Irish workers fell between December and March

Jun 17th 2013, 2:15 PM 5,325 Views 12 Comments

Overall pay rose by 0.4pc, according to Eurostat – but if you don’t work in a professional industry, it probably fell.

Eight die in new Bangladesh garment factory tragedy
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Eight die in new Bangladesh garment factory tragedy

May 9th 2013, 7:56 AM 7,703 Views 27 Comments

The owner of the Tung Hai sweater factory was among the victims.

Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda recall 3.4 million cars worldwide
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Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda recall 3.4 million cars worldwide

Apr 11th 2013, 8:46 AM 9,223 Views 40 Comments

The four giant Japanese carmakers cited the same malfunction in the passenger-side airbags, leading to the massive recall.

Second set of horsemeat tests published by FSAI
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Second set of horsemeat tests published by FSAI

Mar 25th 2013, 11:55 AM 5,605 Views 8 Comments

The results showed the presence of horsemeat in two products that had already been withdrawn from the market.

Almost 8,500 days lost in 2012 to industrial disputes
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Almost 8,500 days lost in 2012 to industrial disputes

Jan 22nd 2013, 3:26 PM 3,083 Views 13 Comments

Two disputes in the industry sector accounted for 72 per cent of the days lost last year.

Manufacturing sector growth weakened during December
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Manufacturing sector growth weakened during December

Jan 2nd 2013, 2:44 PM 3,007 Views 1 Comment

December marked the eighth consecutive month of growth for the industry – although it was at a slower pace.

December retail sales 'up for first time in five years'
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December retail sales 'up for first time in five years'

Dec 23rd 2012, 6:11 PM 6,278 Views 16 Comments

Retail Excellence Ireland says this weekend wasn’t as manic as expected, but was very productive.

More than 30 jobs to be created by eReading company in Dublin
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More than 30 jobs to be created by eReading company in Dublin

Dec 12th 2012, 7:32 AM 4,918 Views 16 Comments

Kobo is to set up a software development centre in Dublin creating the highly-skilled jobs.

Workers protest 'deathtrap' factories
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Workers protest 'deathtrap' factories

Nov 26th 2012, 2:00 PM 3,571 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, a second blaze broke out a 12-storey factory building, sparking new wave of panic.

Ford's British van factory set to close: reports
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Ford's British van factory set to close: reports

Oct 25th 2012, 11:46 AM 3,439 Views 5 Comments

Around 500 jobs potentially at stake should the Southampton factory close.

Lisa McInerney: Does wearing make-up mean you're shallow?
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Lisa McInerney: Does wearing make-up mean you're shallow?

Oct 22nd 2012, 7:00 AM 855 Views 53 Comments

“When it comes to aesthetic assistance, women in particular run the risk of being damned if they do, and damned if they don’t.”

Dublin Web Summit: Credit and debit cards could become a thing of the past
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Dublin Web Summit: Credit and debit cards could become a thing of the past

Oct 17th 2012, 8:20 PM 9,925 Views 14 Comments

In the future people will want to be able to make payments directly from their current account using their phone, rather than a card, the Dublin Web Summit heard today.

Guidelines issued on relationships between doctors and industry
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Guidelines issued on relationships between doctors and industry

Oct 12th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,282 Views 11 Comments

The President of the Medical Council said that the public needs to be confident that their doctor’s professional opinion is not influenced by marketing or promotional activities.

Kerry Group to create 800 jobs over next three years
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Kerry Group to create 800 jobs over next three years

Oct 9th 2012, 10:42 AM 8,080 Views 21 Comments

The number is set to rise to 900 in 2016 with an additional 400 construction jobs created to construct the new campus in Naas, Co Kildare.

New stats show Ireland's industrial output on the rise
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New stats show Ireland's industrial output on the rise

Sep 3rd 2012, 11:40 AM 4,016 Views 12 Comments

Separate figures from the CSO and MarkIt show Ireland’s industrial production and manufacturing output to have grown.

Are you 'shovel ready'? 11 bits of jargon you didn't want to know
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Are you 'shovel ready'? 11 bits of jargon you didn't want to know

May 20th 2012, 9:15 AM 7,866 Views 20 Comments

Going on a “client journey”? Looking for the “USP? Planning a “mind share”? Then you’ll know what all this lot are on about…

Irish company to produce medical device invented at UL
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Irish company to produce medical device invented at UL

Apr 12th 2012, 6:45 AM 4,063 Views 6 Comments

The device will help improve success rates in angioplasty procedures.

Manufacturers report highest increase in new business for 10 months
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Manufacturers report highest increase in new business for 10 months

Apr 2nd 2012, 11:51 AM 1,281 Views 5 Comments

NCB’s Purchasing Managers Index says the rate of new business rose in March 2012, the fastest growth since May 2011.

Watch: A Lego factory made entirely out of Lego
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# Build It

Watch: A Lego factory made entirely out of Lego

Jan 22nd 2012, 11:33 AM 5,381 Views 12 Comments

This impressive mini Lego sorting plant actually works – and has its very own production line.

Column: Of course we have recession fatigue - with added VAT
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Column: Of course we have recession fatigue - with added VAT

Dec 11th 2011, 8:45 AM 33 Views 28 Comments

Government ministers were falling over themselves in June to tell us that a VAT reduction for the hospitality sector would create jobs – so what do they reckon a VAT increase to 23 per cent elsewhere will do?

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