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American Football series to provide €250m boost to the economy Georgia Tech running back Dedrick Mills scores his team's winning touchdown at the Aviva Stadium Plans for an American College football series at the Aviva stadium which will provide a €250m boost to the economy have been unveiled. The series will kick off with the return of Navy versus Notre Dame which...
Airbnb ban is a start - but won't fix housing crisis on its own Stock picture Millennials fell hard for Airbnb. It meant that we could stay in other people's homes when we travelled. It was cheaper and felt far more authentic than staying in some soulless hotel chain. We saved on eating-out costs too and could shop for food in local...
Rams are ready to go again for a second cycle of repeats   Hopefully the rams will not be over-worked. Grass growth on the main grazing platform at Lyons was running at 35kg DM per ha per day up to October 22. This is slightly ahead of previous years, though the difference is not huge. We are currently in the process of closing...
Eilis O'Hanlon: 'The bright shiny facade of liberalism can hide a multitude of old-style sins' Last week's walkout by staff drew long overdue attention to how Google handles sexual harassment allegations, writes Eilis O'Hanlon Staff at the Google offices in Dublin following their walkout protest. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire If there's one thing that connects many recent controversies around male sexual misbehaviour,...
Career mobster James Whitey Bulger's surprising advice to three schoolgirls Police mugshots of James Whitey Bulger In the years leading up to his death in jail last week, notorious Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger wrote about his regrets in life. Bulger, imprisoned for life for his role in 11 murders, wrote a letter to three teenage girls in 2015, telling them...
Claas unveils new Jaguar range with optimum output for minimal power input     The 626hp addition to the Claas Jaguar forage harvester range Claas has unveiled a new 626hp addition to its Jaguar forage harvester range, the Jaguar 880, which will only be available in Ireland, the UK and the USA. As the maize harvest wraps up for another year the German company...
Brendan Keenan: 'The European can is ready to be kicked further down the road again' The North’s economy may be structured more like that of a rich EU country, but the level of output per hour worked is much, much lower. Stock photo: PA It is hard to escape the conclusion that there is something very EU about the Irish backstop....
Brexit slips slowly towards chaos that no one wanted European Parliament’s Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt. Photo: AFP/Getty Images There is a theory that there are no uninteresting things, just uninterested people. Sometimes it seems Brexit was dreamed up to prove it. Past, present and even future all seem subsumed into it. In London yesterday, the British Attorney General Geoffrey Cox warned that...
Guinness Jazz Festival - more than 95 per cent of sessions in Cork venues free to public this weekend Sinead Dunphy, Festival Director, Guinness Cork Jazz Festival at Cork Community Art Link preparing for the ‘Dia De Los Muertos’ Jazz Parade which launched the Guinness Cork Jazz festival programme Picture: Clare Keogh An average of €300,000 per hour will be spent...
Sarasin holding off on Ryanair and CRH stakes Investor highlights concerns over Ireland's corporate behemoths, writes Michael Cogley CRH chief executive Albert Manifold — Sarasin has decided to hold off putting his company into its portfolio for now Asset management giant Sarasin & Partners has shied away from investing in Ryanair and building materials company CRH after conducting in-depth analysis into both...

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