Friday, December 14, 2018

Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud

Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud Tariffs on cars from America have been doubled to 120%. An oversized copy of a 200 Turkish lira banknote (AP) Turkey said Wednesday it...

Economy in good health – with risks, agency says

Economy in good health - with risks, agency says Stock image THE Irish economy is less vulnerable to an economic slowdown than a decade ago, but concerns remain that it is at risk...

Astronomers urging Irish businesses to reach for the stars

Astronomers urging Irish businesses to reach for the stars The chair of the Irish Astronomy Society, the most popular of its kind in the world, says the country has a rich tradition...

Three credit unions merge and create ‘top 10’ lender with 48,000 members

Three credit unions merge and create 'top 10' lender with 48,000 members Stock picture Three south Dublin credit unions have come together in a move that creates one of the top 10 community...

Erdogan said Turkey will boycott US electronic goods as spat which helped drive lira...

Erdogan said Turkey will boycott US electronic goods as spat which helped drive lira to record lows continues Lira sank to all-time low on Monday Currency lost more than 40 pct this...

Turkey’s central bank bids to boost lira as markets meltdown spirals

Turkey's central bank bids to boost lira as markets meltdown spirals Women exchange currency at an office in Istanbul Turkish policymakers made their first move to bolster the financial system and investor confidence...

Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs

Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys. Photo: Mark Condren A major shift in the Government's jobs policy will see it target more...

Calls for minister to act as 640,000 Airbnb guests deepen housing crisis

Calls for minister to act as 640,000 Airbnb guests deepen housing crisis Airbnb hosts can expect to earn €2,000 over the summer. Stock picture Short-term property letting website Airbnb is reporting its busiest...

Most manufacturers positive despite clouds from trade disputes

Most manufacturers positive despite clouds from trade disputes Data compiled by Bloomberg shows that manufacturers in most countries are positive about the outlook. Stock image Manufacturers are on the front edge of the...

Ceol agus craic as crowds descend on Drogheda for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

Ceol agus craic as crowds descend on Drogheda for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Caoimhe Hegarty (10) from Cong, Co Mayo, entertains the crowds on the first day of the Fleadh Cheoil na...

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Watch: Could hammer-less staples change the way you fence?

Watch: Could hammer-less staples change the way you fence? The Gaffer Staple The Inventions Arena draws out the curiosity and inventor in every one of us,...

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