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Grassroots Tories gear up to remove May as leader by this summer   Likely challenger: Penny Mordaunt appealed to the Tories’ pro-EU supporters. Photo: REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Grassroots Tory party associations are considering motions calling for the removal of Theresa May as it emerged MPs want a new leader in place by late July. The news came as the party's "phoney leadership campaign" began...
'The idea of reinstating the border is like suggesting we rebuild the Berlin wall' - phonecall between Sinn Féin leader and Theresa May Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald does not want a hard Irish border post-Brexit (Liam McBurney/PA)Square one: British Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London. Photo: Reuters Sinn Fein have told the Prime Minister...
Profits set to jump at Games Workshop Pre-tax profit for 2019 will come in at around £80m. Games Workshop is forecasting higher profits (Owen Humphreys/PA) Fantasy miniatures company Games Workshop is set to post another profit increase this year as solid trading continues to boost its performance. The Warhammer maker said pre-tax profit for 2019 will come in at around £80 million, up from...
Judge warns of consequences of taking advice from persons without legal qualifications Stock image A High Court judge has warned of the consequences of taking bad advice from non-legally qualified persons. Ms Justice Leonie Reynolds made the remarks when making orders granting a fund-appointed receiver possession of a commercial property at Six Cross Roads in Co Waterford. The Judge said that...
Prime beef-fattening land in North Dublin The two parcels of land in Garristown are being guided at €14,000 an acre Land sales in North Dublin are a rarity, says Frank Flynn of Robert B Daly auctioneers. Singing the praises of the quality of the land in the area, and specifically around Garristown, he quotes a beef farmer who rented a lot of...
It's disappointing that children are used in political debate on climate change - new Macra President Thomas Duffy on the family farm in Maghera, Co Cavan. Photo: Lorraine Teevan President Elect of Macra na Feirme Thomas Duffy has said that the recent debate between An Taisce and farm organisations on meat consumption has been disappointing and is concerned that children were...
Drew Harris' vehicle incident at garda HQ caused by 'bollard malfunction' and not security alert - spokesperson Garda Commissioner Drew Harris Photo: Gareth Chaney, Collins GARDA HQ has said an incident involving the Garda Commissioner’s armed PSNI escort last month was a “bollard malfunction” and not a security alert. This week it emerged that an unmarked PSNI 4x4 escorting Commissioner Drew Harris...
Editorial: 'FAI problems won't go away if Delaney avoids questions' 'The fact Mr Delaney remains as the association’s executive vice president is also a matter of disquiet for many.' Photo: Brian Lawless/PA Wire John Delaney may not have ridden to the Dáil on a donkey with palms at his feet, but he did a fairly good impression of an improbable Messiah...
Online not a major threat to food sales - US retail chief 'Wait-and-see' strategy from Aldi Ireland veteran, writes Samantha McCaughren Anthony Hucker, president and CEO of Florida-based Southeastern Grocers A leading international grocery retailer has said he does not believe food retail will face the same threat from online as other forms of retail. Anthony Hucker, president and CEO of Florida-based Southeastern...
Young boy with allergy 'could've been killed by biscuit', court hears (stock photo) A Co Down father whose young son had a severe allergic reaction to an unlisted ingredient in a biscuit said the four-year-old could have died if he hadn't been carrying an Epipen. Nevis Bakery in Scotland was yesterday fined £6,000 (€6,690) at Belfast Magistrates Court and ordered to pay...

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