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WATCH: 'Very bad, unacceptable' - Jeremy Corbyn demands vote of no confidence in Theresa May Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the Brexit deal vote.
Martin Breheny: 'Cork's vanity project now a serious embarrassment' Breheny Beat A general view of the redeveloped Páirc Uí Chaoimh before Cork’s Munster SHC clash with Clare last May. Photo: Sportsfile It started out as a shock that a project, originally priced at €70 million, is heading for a final cost of €110 million. That's a 57 per cent differential, making it...
Colette Browne: 'Corbyn's not up to the job of halting the Brexit death spiral consuming both Labour and Tories alike' Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: PA With the Tories fighting like rats in a sack over how to deliver Brexit, what the British people need is a political Pied Piper to chase them from government. Regrettably, what they are stuck with is a...
Ewan MacKenna: 'Jose Mourinho is yesterday's man - his career has moved onto the Father Jack Elvis stage' Jose Mourinho has been sacked as manager of Manchester United. The story goes that in the lead-up to a London gig last year, the master of ceremonies was talking to Jose Mourinho about his planned introduction. It involved a reference to the Portuguese being...
Homegrown cereal stocks are running low Stock Image In the midst of the busy pre-Christmas period, it is important to remember farm safety despite the added stress that many beef farmers are under. Increased workload, poor prices, reduced daylight and family duties can all distract attention at this time of year. Last week, I saw a novel idea from Quinns of Baltinglass...
Airport reaches milestone of 30 million passengers Dublin Airport Dublin Airport has reached a major milestone after it recorded 30 million passengers passing through its terminals in a single year - with the busy Christmas period still to come. It's the first time in its 78-year history that more than 30 million passengers have used the airport in a single year. Passenger numbers...
Workers could be left without pay in stand-off over funding for Trump's wall Threats: Trump adviser Stephen Miller said the administration would ‘do whatever was necessary’ to build the wall. Photo: AFP/Getty Images US president Donald Trump and Congress, embroiled in a feud over his proposed US-Mexico border wall, have only days to reach a deal before a partial government shutdown...
Trump Foundation reaches deal to shut down amid lawsuit New York filed a lawsuit last spring accusing the charity of operating like an extension of Mr Trump’s businesses and political campaign. Donald Trump (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) Donald Trump’s charitable foundation has reached a deal to shut down amid a legal battle with New York’s attorney general. Barbara Underwood and the foundation filed...
Slight bounce in global dairy price index A cow in front of Fonterra Kauri plant Global dairy prices had a slight increase at a fortnightly auction held today which comes on the back of prices rising for the first time in six months recently. The Global Dairy Trade event (GDT) concluded with the GDT price index up 1.7pc. Products such as butter were...
Directive on unfair trading must be passed before Christmas to save small farmers- EU council Agriculture MEPs voted through amendments to the draft law in October that would extend the rules to all suppliers and buyers, regardless of size, and to agricultural products other than food. Time is running out for the directive on unfair trading practices to be approved by...

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