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4 11, 2014

Sinn Féin minister urged to stand down over Cahill

By | 2014-11-04T23:22:57+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

Jennifer McCann has said Máiría Cahill did not indicate she wanted the matter reported A Stormont minister who has acknowledged she did not report allegations an IRA member abused a teenage girl has faced Assembly calls to resign. Sinn Féin's Jennifer McCann vehemently denied wrongdoing in tonight's angry Stormont debate on [...]

9 10, 2014

Accounts in mortgage arrears down to 100,000

By | 2014-10-09T16:08:12+00:00 October 9th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

There are almost 11,000 fewer mortgages in arrears than at the beginning of the year, according to new figures from the Department of Finance. The number of loans in arrears for principal dwellings, as opposed to investor or buy-to-let mortgages, was 100,132 at the end of August. Department of Finance statistics say the [...]

4 10, 2014

Cameron vows to ‘hunt down’ Henning’s killers

By | 2014-10-04T13:42:59+00:00 October 4th, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

1 of 3 David Cameron said the killing was senseless and completely unforgivable Alan Henning was a 47-year-old former taxi driver from Greater Manchester Tributes outside the home of Mr Henning British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he will use "all the assets we have" to hunt down the Islamic [...]

29 09, 2014

Retail sales down in August on lower car sales

By | 2014-09-29T20:09:31+00:00 September 29th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

A reduction in the number of cars sold in August drove retail sales volumes lower in the month Lower car sales in August resulted in a reduction in the volume of retail sales in the month, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. Sales volumes were down by [...]

25 09, 2014

John McNulty steps down from IMMA board

By | 2014-09-25T16:33:09+00:00 September 25th, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

1 of 2 Tánaiste Joan Burton said the practice was that the party from which the Seanad vacancy arose had the right to fill that vacancy John Deasy said people were disgusted at how Fine Gael was being run Fine Gael TD John Deasy has said the appointment process regarding John [...]

31 08, 2014

Households continue to pay down debt

By | 2014-08-31T08:09:42+00:00 August 31st, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Householders have been paying debt down at a faster rate than they have been borrowing for many years now Households continued to pay down debt during July, according to figures from the Central Bank, with loan repayments exceeding drawdowns by €437m during the month. The fall was driven mainly by a [...]

30 08, 2014

US consumer spending down unexpectedly in July

By | 2014-08-30T01:41:47+00:00 August 30th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

US consumer spending unexpectedly fell in July as savings rose to their highest level in more than 1-1/2 years, indicating that households remain cautious despite an acceleration in economic growth. The country’s Commerce Department said consumer spending dipped 0.1% last month, the first decline since January, after an unrevised 0.4% gain [...]

27 08, 2014

Claire Grady steps down as Independent Editor

By | 2014-08-27T20:23:56+00:00 August 27th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Claire Grady has stood down as Editor of the Irish Independent. She is leaving Independent News and Media with immediate effect. She was appointed to the role last year and was the first female editor of the newspaper. RELATED AUDIO & VIDEO Watch: Irish Independent editor stands down MORE RELATED CLIPS [...]

25 08, 2014

Average weekly earnings down 1.1% in Q2 2014

By | 2014-08-25T15:06:15+00:00 August 25th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Monday 25 August 2014 12.27 1 of 2 Average weekly earnings were €688.15 in the second quarter Average weekly earnings fell 1.1% in the second quarter of 2014 when compared to a year ago, according to preliminary estimates from the Central Statistics Office. The figures follow a slight fall in the [...]

21 07, 2014

Tesco’s CEO to step down in October

By | 2014-07-21T10:05:24+00:00 July 21st, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Monday 21 July 2014 08.08 Philip Clarke will leave the role in October but will 'remain available' to the company as part of the management transition Tesco said chief executive Philip Clarke would step down after Britain's biggest retailer warned it would miss first-half profit forecasts, bringing an end to a [...]