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Catherine O'Mahony: 'Berliners may have the answer to our housing crisis - nationalise the big corporate landlords' 'Rental prices have doubled in Berlin in the past decade.' (stock photo) What would happen if one of the campaigners who have been taking to Berlin's streets to protest about rent rises came to Dublin to see how the Irish renters manage? I am not...
Editorial: 'Delay unlikely to help UK escape locked-in syndrome' 'Marshalling a majority within such a short window would be miraculous.' Photo: PA If Brexit was open to product placement, the makers of Botox would be ideal sponsors. Nothing has accelerated the ageing process like it. It has lined the most youthful countenances; drilling cavernous circles around once sparkling eyes. But with trademark optimism...
Brexit: Northern farmers call for MPs to unite to avoid EU crash-out Concerned: Ivor Ferguson The Ulster Farmers' Union has said it's "intensely frustrated" with the impasse over Brexit as it repeated its call for MPs to unite around a single option for an orderly departure from the EU. It said a disorderly Brexit would be the "worst possible outcome" for beef...
Game of Thrones inspired Medieval heritage trail to launch in Northern Ireland Journeying Beyond Westeros aims to exploit the interest of fans of the fantasy drama... A medieval heritage trail inspired by Game Of Thrones is to be launched in Northern Ireland (QUB/PA) A medieval heritage trail inspired by Game Of Thrones is to be launched in Northern Ireland. Journeying Beyond Westeros will...
John McGee: 'Digital audio's growth comes at a good time for media' Tourism Ireland is showcasing Ireland as the 'Home of the Champions' , as it bids to woo high-spending golfers One of the fastest growing media channels in recent years has been digital audio. Often seen as the preserve of media-streaming services, it has grown significantly in recent years and...

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Richard Curran: 'Sean Quinn family have played a bad poker hand very well' The Quinn children, Aoife, Brenda, Ciara, Colette (partially hidden) and Sean Jr at the Four Courts. Photo: Collins Courts It was billed as one of the biggest litigation cases in Irish corporate history. Some 49 witnesses were due to be called. The case was expected to last for...
FAI taking 'urgent steps' to address governance issues as speculation mounts over Delaney's future Oireachtas committee appearance: John Delaney leaves Leinster House. PHOTO: COLIN O’RIORDAN The Football Association of Ireland has issued a further statement as speculation mounts over the future of Executive Vice President and former CEO, John Delaney. In relation to the queries raised during Wednesday’s Oireachtas Committee for Tourism,...
Former FAI CEO John Delaney accused of behaving 'disgracefully' by not answering TDs' questions John Delaney. Photo: Sportsfile FORMER Football Association of Ireland (FAI) boss John Delaney has been accused of behaving "disgracefully" by not to answering TDs' questions. The claim was made by Sinn Féin TD Imelda Munster who asked him if he had considered resigning amid the controversy over a...
Pound rises on higher hopes of Brexit solution The FTSE 100 closed at 7,437.06. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said he was hopeful of reaching a Brexit solution after Labour’s latest talks with the Government (PA) The pound rose tentatively against the dollar on Friday after an uneventful week for the currency, despite the extension to the Brexit deadline. Sterling was up 0.27% at...
Sudan’s coup leader steps down a day after ousting president General Awad Ibn Ouf also announced his successor as General Abdel-Fattah Burhan. Demonstrations have taken place in Sudan’s capital Khartoum (AP) Sudan’s defence minister has announced he is stepping down as transitional leader a day after ousting the country’s autocratic president. In a TV address, General Awad Ibn Ouf also announced his successor,...

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