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  • Drogheda residents get back into the flow as water returns

    27 July 2017 19:18 1

    As normal service resumed in Moneymore in the early morning, people rushed to take advantage When the attic tanks started to fill with water in the early hours of the morning, people rushed to shower and to put washing on. “You don’t miss it until it’s gone,” says Ethna Clinton, sitting outside her house in Moneymore, Drogheda. Ethna (54) is recovering

  • How Amazon founder Jeff Bezos went from the son of a teen mom to the world's richest person

    27 July 2017 17:16

    As consumer behavior on the web has evolved, so, too has Amazon. Prime, the e-commerce's popular two-day shipping membership comes with access to premium television shows, for example. Being a content creator built on the back of an e-commerce giant gives Amazon freedom to be creative. For example, one of Amazon's most popular shows, "Transparent," is about

  • Irish Water says no rebate for businesses hit by water outage

    27 July 2017 15:59 1

    Irish Water has said there will be no rebate for businesses affected by the loss of their water supply in the northeast. More than 50,000 homes and businesses in counties Meath and Louth were without water since the pipe burst last Friday. Managing Director Jerry Grant said that just like over other utility, Irish Water's job is to provide services to the best of its ability

  • Latest: Irish Water ‘sincerely regrets’ loss of water supply following burst pipe

    27 July 2017 15:51

    Update 4.50pm: Irish Water says it "sincerely regrets" the inconvenience caused to thousands of people in the North East because of a burst pipe. The water supply in Louth and Meath is slowly returning after a section of the pipe was fixed on the fourth attempt. Irish Water says it will see what lessons can be learnt from the crisis. "I am very very concerned

  • Regulator concerned over €84,000 payments to charity founders

    27 July 2017 12:49 2

    Ataxia Ireland chief did not tell trustees of sums provided to her parents, report finds The Charities Regulator has written to the trustees of Ataxia Ireland CLG asking them to find out whether payments of €84,009 made to the two founding former trustees are recoverable. Inspectors for the regulator found that the payments, made between January 2008 and April

  • Ryanair’s O’Leary gets 3% pay increase to €3.26m

    27 July 2017 12:00

    Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary had a 3% pay rise, increasing his earnings to €3.26m. The pay includes a salary of €1m, a bonus of €955,000, and share-based compensation of €1.25m. The chief executive is, however, paid €900,000 more than two years ago. Mr O’Leary also got around €72m this year from selling 4 million shares in the airline. He now owns a stake

  • Irish Water says supply returning with full service expected by weekend

    27 July 2017 07:35 2

    Utility completes first-stage repairs on burst main that left some 70,000 homes and businesses in northeast without water First-stage repairs on the burst water main that left more than 70,000 homes without water for the past week has been completed, Irish Water said. The water treatment plant at Staleen in Co Meath is back running, but the State utility

  • Operating profit at Diageo up 25pc despite 'flat' Guinness sales

    27 July 2017 07:25 2

    Net sales at the owner of Guinness were up 15pc to £12.1bn (€13.5bn), according to the groups preliminary results for the year-ended 30 June 2017. The group said the strong performance was driving by favourable foreign exchange movements and accelerated organic growth. "We delivered a strong set of results including broad based improvement in organic

  • Speed camera company was paid €1.2m per month

    27 July 2017 06:23 2

    Details of the fees paid by gardaí to the private company which operates a system of mobile speed detection cameras have been made public for the first time. GoSafe, which operates 50 speed detection vehicles, was paid €1.2m per month to carry out speed checks under the terms of a contract released to RTÉ News under the Freedom of Information Act. A contract

  • Technical fault forces Aer Lingus flight from Cork to Faro to land in Dublin instead

    26 July 2017 14:55

    AN Aer Lingus flight was diverted after issues arose following take-off this morning. The two-and-a-half hour flight 10.45am from Cork to Faro was diverted to Dublin. But the plane was forced to do a U-turn and arrive in the capital instead. Siobhan O’Donnell, of the Dublin Airport Authority, confirmed the diversion and told the Irish Sun: “The aircraft