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Brendan Fanning: 'One final chance for clubs to decide what shape the AIL will take' 'So next weekend’s AIL final could have been the penultimate of its kind, to be replaced in 2020/21 by a more appropriate model. It’s still a fine competition, but it’s more of the same' Stock photo This afternoon in Temple Hill, Cork Con will take on...
Fanning in windfall from medical cannabis deal Irish businessman Oisín Fanning Irish businessman Oisin Fanning is to receive a hefty finder's fee for his role in the takeover by a Canadian medical cannabis company of a Uruguayan firm that has obtained a licence to produce medical cannabis. According to a filing from Khiron Life Sciences, a company listed on the Toronto Stock...
Harris considers legal move to make vaccination mandatory for children Health Minister Simon Harris. Photo: Steve Humphreys Health Minister Simon Harris has said it is "irresponsible" to send unvaccinated children to school and he is seeking the advice of the attorney general on the issue of a mandatory programme of immunisation. Mr Harris also said it is time politicians were "called out"...
Clean-up as storm leaves trail of damage AFTERMATH: Storm Hannah uprooted and split numerous trees in Co Clare, including this one near Kilrush. Photo: Press 22Two people were rescued after a fishing vessel they were travelling in lost all power off the coast of West Cork during Storm Hannah. A 33ft vessel was stranded in Bere Haven Harbour, and a...
Mother and baby homes report may be 'defamatory' Unpublished report of collaborative forum on mother and baby homes said to criticise Tusla PUBLICATION: Minister for Children Katherine Zappone. Picture: Collins The Attorney General warned the Government that the report of the collaborative forum on mother and baby homes raised serious legal concerns and was potentially defamatory. The Government's legal adviser cautioned that publishing...
Primark profits jump as bargain-hunters drive sales British TV presenter Stacey Solomon has a collection for Primark Primark has notched up a surge in half-year profits as British shoppers continue to flock to the budget retailer. The firm, owned by Associated British Foods, saw adjusted operating profit jump 25pc to £426m (€492m) in the six months to March 2, while sales grew...
Eoghan Harris: 'Sinn Fein won't restore the North's Assembly without pressure' Click to view full size Sinn Fein is not free to restore Stormont and Irish media is too invested in demonising the DUP to force change on the shadowy figures in the Felons Club who decided in January 2017 to wreck the Northern Ireland Assembly. Sinn Fein is not free because...
Patricia Casey: 'Not all populists are extreme – they just reflect the voters' Last laugh: Former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was brought to power in Ukraine. Photo: REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo Suppose there was a table quiz and you were asked to name four populist politicians. I guess you would say Donald Trump, Nigel Farage, Matteo Salvini and Viktor Orban. There are also...
Adrian Weckler: 'Why old people need Facebook' Online interaction through Facebook is increasingly important to older users Maybe we're wrong about the pernicious role of Facebook in our lives. Or, at least, maybe it is of more value to elderly people than we're acknowledging. The other day, I saw a group of pensioners laughing as they sat around the cafe table next...
© Reuters. Investing.com - The pound dropped on Monday following reports that Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will...

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