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Pictured: 'Urban curtain' to be displayed in capital for major climate summit An artist's impression of the ‘urban curtain’An artist's impression of the ‘urban curtain’ A ‘urban curtain’ will be wrapped around Dublin Castle’s Printworks building to capture carbon emissions from the city generated during a major climate summit. The EIT Climate-KIC Climate Innovation Summit, which runs from November 6, will use...

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Obituary: Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Popular Thai billionaire owner of Leicester City who took the club to a sensational Premier League title TRIBUTE: Leicester City fans pay tribute to the club’s popular owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died in last weekend’s helicopter crash. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA Wire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who was killed last Saturday aged 60, was the billionaire owner of Leicester City and, though...
President in 'Game of Thrones' threat to Iran President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump issued an extraordinary 'Game of Thrones'-style warning to Iran yesterday as he reimposed severe sanctions on the country's regime. The US president shared on social media an image of a movie-style poster, depicting himself alongside the words "Sanctions are Coming. November 5". US sanctions on Iran had been...
John McGee: 'Dunnes beats them all again in cut-throat sector' Behind this media-shy and secretive veneer is a finely-tuned family-run retail brand that has an estimated turnover in excess of €3.6bn a year. Stock image Back in the last century, my first proper paid job was in Dunnes Stores in Cornelscourt, Dublin. Long before the N11 ripped through the southside of...
Aer Lingus in pilot standoff as captains refuse €5,000 extra to fly on their day off Pilots at the booming airline claim they are feeling strain of rapid expansion Aer Lingus captains had turned down €5,000 in extra pay — as well as 10 days’ extra holidays — to captain flights to the US on their day off. Stock picture Aer Lingus last...
A new motor insurance levy shows again that consumers always get it in the neck A new two per cent levy will apply on all motor insurance policies from December 1. Stock Image A new 2pc levy will apply on all motor insurance policies from December 1 as a result of the Insurance (amendment) Act 2018 that was signed into law...
Tadhg Beirne and Jordan Larmour torment Italy in crushing win for Ireland in Chicago Ireland 54 Italy 7 Jordan Larmour of Ireland scores his side's sixth try during the International Rugby match between Ireland and Italy at Soldier Field in Chicago, USA. Photo by Brendan Moran/SportsfileTadhg Beirne of Ireland goes over to score his side's first try during the International Rugby...
IPL in talks to re-enter Europe through proposed Dutch tie-up Capital raise: IPL Plastics CEO Alan Walsh oversaw the Toronto flotation IPL Plastics, formerly One51, is in talks to merge with Dutch packaging firm Schoeller Allibert Group. Its understood a deal could see the Dutch business reversed into IPL, retaining the Irish company's stock market listing in Toronto. Both companies' biggest shareholders are...
Hugh Hewitt: 'US voters will swing to whichever simple narrative they like best' U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis (L) upon arriving at Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Florida. Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Barria The "closing argument" is a cliché of campaign season. But there is truth at its core. Many...
Karl Deeter: 'Intergenerational inequality gap cuts both ways' The older generation are deluded if they think their lot is worse than it was for those of the same age 50 years ago, says Karl Deeter Stock image There is an idea I often write about called 'intergenerational inequality'. You can see it as a problem, or a natural phenomenon. The basic concept...

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