07 August 2018 06:32 Hunt for Cork winner of €8.3 million Lotto jackpot
The winning Lotto jackpot numbers are 3, 4, 5, 19, 26, 43, and bonus number is 24. THE NATIONAL LOTTERY is appealing to players in Cork and Waterford to check their tickets as the hunt is on for the winners of Saturday’s €8.3 million Lotto jackpot and Friday’s EuroMillions raffle prize of €1 million. The winning Lotto jackpot ticket was sold in Dunnes 2
27 July 2018 08:47 Poll: Would you support restrictions on trade with Israel?
Government ministers look set to clash on a bill which would introduce a trade ban on Israeli goods. The Occupied Territories Bill 2018 passed in the Seanad earlier this month after opposition parties including Fianna Fáil, Labour, Sinn Féin, and independent senators joined forces to support it. The Bill aims to prohibit Ireland from trading in goods 7
24 July 2018 06:36 Three Irish authors have made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize
Sally Rooney, Donal Ryan and Anna Burns will all compete for the award. Sally Rooneyâ€™s novel Normal People, Donal Ryanâ€™s From A Low and Quiet Sea and Anna Burnsâ€™ Milkman will all be in consideration for one of the worldâ€™s foremost literary prizes. The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, first awarded in 1969, is open to writers of any nationality writing 1
23 July 2018 23:00 Údarás na Gaeltachta stategic plan seeks to create 1,500 jobs
The creation of digital high-speed broadband hubs in Gaeltacht areas and the islands is part of a strategy to attract back emigrants and help create 1,500 jobs. The plan features in the 2018-2020 strategic plan of Údarás na Gaeltachta, the regional authority responsible for the Gaeltacht’s economic, social and cultural development, whose overall objective
18 July 2018 18:10 600 Ryanair flights cancelled due to cabin crew strikes in Spain, Portugal and Belgium
RYANAIR HAS TODAY said it had cancelled 600 flights in Europe on 25 and 26 July due to cabin crew strikes in Spain, Portugal and Belgium. The airline which predicted that 100,000 passengers would be affected, said in a statement they had “been offered re-accommodation on alternative flights” or a complete refund. Cabin crew in Italy are also striking
08 July 2018 17:30 Here are the country's highest-earning construction firms
Construction Industry Federation member companies collectively raked in almost €7 billion last year. THE COUNTRY’S BIGGEST construction firms collectively raked in an extra €720 million last year. According to the Construction Industry Federation’s annual ranking of its top 50 member-contractors, Ireland’s biggest builders recorded combined sales of more than €6.7 billion 3
06 July 2018 07:29 Wild Geese whiskey takes legal action against Irish Distillers for 'abusing dominant position'
Irish Distillers has said it always welcomes the emergence of new players in the Irish whiskey category. THE COMPANIES BEHIND The Wild Geese Irish whiskey has taken Irish Distillers to court for allegedly causing, and continuing to cause, “serious damage” to its brand. Avalon – who have the exclusive licence for the brand – and Protégé International 10
03 July 2018 08:00 Poll: Are you spending more on your groceries as a result of the heatwave?
Ice-cream, alcohol and barbeque foods have been in high demand in recent weeks. IRISH SUPERMARKETS ARE enjoying a bumper summer as the prolonged spell of good weather has seen people spend an additional â‚¬27 million on groceries. The latest figures from market research firm Kantar Worldpanel reveal that soaring temperatures have boosted sales of summer 3
19 June 2018 07:51 Poll: Should there be a ban on selling alcohol in airports before 10am?
Ryanair has called for the ban following an incident on one of its flights over the weekend. RYANAIR OVER THE weekend called for a pre-10am ban on selling alcohol at airports after it was forced to divert an Ibiza-bound flight from Dublin to Paris, due to unruly passengers. The captain of the flight diverted it after an incident involving the group of up to 20 Irish 9
18 June 2018 23:00 Local residents plea: ‘Cork Harbour has to be protected’
The move comes nearly three weeks after An Bord Pleanála announced its decision to give the go-ahead to a controversial €160m 240,000 tonnes-per-annum waste incinerator at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour. Harbour resident Sue Walsh, who together with husband Nick owns leading blind manufacturing company Acme Blinds, said they will be pledging support as a company 4