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RTE admits gender pay gap needs 'clear work' Broadcaster tells Taoiseach 'legacy issues' at station and gender pay gap must be tackled Work to do, says RTE chair Moya Doherty. Photo: Tom Burke RTE has admitted it has "clear work to do" if it wants to address its gender pay gap and "legacy issues", in a letter sent to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. A...
John Downing: 'Brexit 'fudge' is almost set - but will London find it edible at last?'    Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images It has been all about giving Northern Ireland some special status without making it look like the North was exiting the EU on different terms to England, Scotland or Wales. That is...
No Metro stop for Ranelagh and Na Fianna GAA after protests Na Fianna GAA club has campaigned to save its pitches. Picture: Steve Humphreys Na Fianna GAA club will lose a station but will not be forced to surrender playing pitches for up to six years to accommodate construction of the €3bn MetroLink system. Proposed changes adding at least €100m to the...
Profits at top UK companies reach new record level Higher oil prices gave a boost to some of the biggest British firms. Oil prices have surged over the past year (PA) Profits at the UK’s listed companies have hit a new record for the first time in seven years thanks to a run of high oil prices, a new report showed. According to...
Thai elite turn out for Leicester City owner’s funeral Billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha died last week when his helicopter crashed in a car park next to the Premier League club’s stadium. A hearse carrying the body of Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha arrives at Debsirindrawas Temple in Bangkok,(Sakchai Lalit/AP) An elaborate funeral has begun for Thai billionaire and Leicester City...
'A lot of businesses just want to sponsor men' Midfielder Kylie Murphy — a key cog in the Wexford Youths machine: ‘We are relentless, unwilling to give up no matter what’ Kylie Murphy has more reasons than most to want to win today's Continental Tyres FAI Cup final. Seven years ago a surgeon told her she would probably never play football...
Man arrested over fatal stabbing of father-of-three (34) following Halloween party row released without charge David Boland (34) from Nurney, Co Kildare was fatally injured on Duke Street in the Kildare town of Athy. A man who had been arrested in connection with the death of a 34-year-old father-of-three has been released without charge. David Boland suffered multiple stab wounds after becoming...
School safety fears highlight Ireland's dismal record on major contracts The current debacle surrounding the construction of 40 schools that, it appears, may not be safe is just the latest in a long list of episodes that highlight the State's utter ineptitude when it comes to procurement. The school safety issue - which has, so far, seen three newly built schools...
Obituary: Mighty Shadow Calypso singer who tackled political and social issues and did a 'skipping-rope' dance MAN IN BLACK: Calypso singer Mighty Shadow in 2011 Mighty Shadow, who has died aged 77, was one of the greatest musicians to have come out of Trinidad and Tobago, the home of calypso. Dressed all in black, with a wide-brimmed hat and often a cape,...
Storyful moves to protect brands from fringe threat Social media firm focusing on latest dangers in fake news age, writes Michael Cogley Sharb Farjami, Storyful’s chief executive, said research showed how pervasive and immediate the threat of disinformation was to news and business Social media intelligence agency Storyful has switched its emphasis to protecting brands from threats forming on 'fringe networks' such...

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