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EU wrangles over new Brexit delay sought by Theresa May May seeks second Brexit postponement to June 30 EU eyes "flextension" to end of year or spring 2020 But Macron wants shorter delay, says nothing is certain EU draft: UK must refrain from mischief in bloc Points of view: German Chancellor Angela Merkel is believed to differ from France’s Emmanuel...
Darragh McCullough: 'Newsflash farmers - vegetarian, vegan and 'flexitarian' diets are here to stay' Darragh McCullough pictured on his farm in Stamullen, Co. Meath. Picture credit; Damien Eagers / INMBurger King Whopper - a meat free version is being trialled The news that the meat-free Whopper is being trialled in the US this month is only further proof that vegetarian, vegan...
Irish farms among €3bn ACC loan book sold at steep discount by Rabobank ACC Bank Rabobank has agreed the sale of its remaining stock of Irish loans to distressed debt investors Goldman Sachs, CarVal and Cabot for €800m. It is understood the loans are a mix of residential mortgages, farm loans, business debt and consumer credit, and have been sold at a...
New Zealand police expect tens of thousands of firearms in guns buy-back scheme New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (Nick Perry/AP) New Zealand police expect tens of thousands of firearms to be surrendered in a guns buy-back scheme after parliament passed tough new firearm laws in the wake of the country's worst peacetime mass shooting. Lawmakers in New Zealand voted almost unanimously...
Hop to it: Easter activities for all the family Stressing out about how to keep the little ones busy for two weeks over the holidays? Julia Molony has got you covered Rhianna and Amber Skerrit get ready for the annual egg hunt at Dublin’s Croke Park There's no shortage of events and activities all over Ireland to keep the kids entertained this...
KBC sells €260m legacy corporate loan portfolio to Bank of Ireland Bank of Ireland's Gavin Kelly said the acquisition "strengthens" its portfolio KBC Bank Ireland has sold its legacy corporate loan portfolio to Bank of Ireland. The portfolio is valued at roughly €260m. The sale will have a negligible impact on KBC Group’s profit and loss and capital ratio. Prior to closing of the...
Richard Dunne: 'Fresh faces needed at top but FAI staff deserve respect' Read Richard Dunne every week in The Herald A general view of the FAI National Training Centre in Abbotstown, Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile I have no problem in admitting that I do some work for the FAI. I do it because I have been in football all my life...
Multi-millionaire bachelor farmer (82) beats assault rap over tug of war for heritage table JJ McCabe, Carnelly House, Clarecastle,Co Clare. (File Pic). Colourful, multi-millionaire bachelor farmer, John Joseph (JJ) McCabe has beaten an assault rap over a tug of war concerning a heritage table. At Ennis District Court, Judge Patrick Durcan dismissed the charge against the 82-year-old Clarecastle farmer of assaulting 55 year old businessman, John Colleran at Abbey View...
Israel's Netanyahu wins re-election with parliamentary majority - tally Rightist parties backing PM seen expanding majority Netanyahu facing possible corruption indictment Election seen as referendum on four-term reign Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu casts his vote with his wife Sara (Ariel Schalit.AP) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secured a clear path to reelection on Wednesday, with religious-rightist parties set to hand...
Frank Roche: 'Troubled Carlow Rising is facing its greatest challenge yet' Carlow manager Turlough O’Brien TEN-and-a-half months is a long time in politics ... ask Theresa May. In footballing terms, it must seem a lifetime ago for Carlow manager Turlough O’Brien as he contemplates a 20-week suspension. Back in late May, his players did the unthinkable: they toppled Kildare in a Leinster...

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