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How Triangle squares the circle for customers in the ICT sector   Kieran McCabe of Triangle. Photo: David Conachy. Every day we see examples of how technology is changing our world. We see it in our smartphones, with medical advancements, how we communicate and shop, and how we get from A to B. If what we see and experience is all 'front...
Comparing rocks to rifles: Trump heightens anti-immigrant rhetoric US President promises immigration crackdown ahead of elections A child sleeps as members of the Central American caravan settle in for the night in a abandoned motel on November 01, 2018 in Matias Romero Avendando, Mexico. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images US President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration planned to require immigrants...
Merkel's old foe favourite to take her place - poll Friedrich Merz and Angela Merkel in 2002. Photo: Reuters A former political rival of Angela Merkel who retired from politics nine years ago has emerged as an unlikely early front-runner to succeed her as leader of Germany's Christian Democrat party (CDU). Among ordinary voters, 62-year-old Friedrich Merz emerged as the most popular...
Erdogan calls for Khashoggi hit squad to be tried in Turkey Royal condolences: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud , Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman receives Khashoggi family in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo: Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday said the killing of Jamal Khashoggi was "a political murder" planned in advance by Saudi Arabian operatives and...
Trump’s trade war looms over divided US farm belt ahead of vote Donald Trump Chuck Wirtz voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 election, inspired by the then-political outsider, but the veteran Iowa hog farmer now has buyer’s remorse as the US Republican president’s trade policy exacts a heavy toll on his business. Wirtz, 56, estimates the tariffs resulting from the US...
Chippy Murphy feels so lucky being back after serious injury Kylie Murphy will be hoping to get her hands on the cup for real tomorrow. Photo: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile Guards of honour are usually reserved for title-winners but Wexford Youths captain Kylie Murphy didn't need silverware to be afforded one by Peamount United five years ago. It wasn't that she'd put Irish football...
Deal with EU could be days away as May set to make crucial move UK Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab at Warrenpoint Port. Picture: PA UK Prime Minister Theresa May could try to bounce her cabinet into a final decision on Brexit on Tuesday, the Irish Independent understands. There is growing optimism that the 'moment of truth' is coming after months of painful...
Fyffes plans new production centre   Fyffes is planning to expand its Irish production and distribution capabilities. Photo: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg Fruit importer Fyffes is planning to expand its Irish production and distribution capabilities by building new facilities in north Dublin. Its parent company - Motcombe Ltd - has applied to Fingal County Council for planning permission to build an almost 10,000 square metre...
Bad week for oil as Iran supply fears subside Resources US President Donald Trump Oil extended its slide to six-month lows as the US softened its crackdown on Iranian exports and American supplies surged, easing concerns of an impending shortage. Futures slumped 6.3pc this week, the biggest drop since early February. The US has agreed to let eight countries - including Japan, India...
Brexit deal on Northern Ireland border 'very close' Handout photos issued by Julien Behal of a meeting of (left to right) David Lidington, Simon Coveney and Charles Flanagan speaking during the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference. Photo: Julien Behal/PA WireLeo Varadkar and Theresa May at a bilateral meeting in Brussels. Photo: Taoiseach Government/PA WireSinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald (right) and deputy...

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