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Central Bank of Ireland announce their preferred buyer and sell off their old premises today to Texas Vulture Fund Heins and their partners, even when they didn't have to, remember this is a state asset which as far as...
CHE GUEVARA STAMP: A GREAT MOVE BY AN POST Che Stamp sold out on its first issue and is anticipated to sell out again. I look forward to sending my Christmas cards to all my friends in Switzerland. All three of...
Back in early summer, Katherine Zaponne and Leo Varadkar were championing a new scheme to look after the ‘squeezed middle’. All parents were to be able to avail of new childcare subsidies that included an €80 per month allowance for...
Guiding into power in the South Gerry Adams’ announcement that he will stand again for Uachtaran of Sinn Fein would appear to indicate continuity with the past. However his leadership has been characterised by sharp turns and there are indications...
Noirin O Sullivan Should have been sacked The announcement that the Garda Commissioner, Noirin O Sullivan was resigning of her own volition shows the lack of seriousness about accountability among the political elite. One day before her resignation, Leo Varadkar expressed...
NOW ESRI SUGGESTS YOU WORK UNTIL YOU ARE 70 The Economic and Research Institute is suggesting that people work until they are seventy. Like many supposed ‘economic experts’ they are using a doom and gloom language to suggest new ways of...
Is this Fake News as Cllr. Keegan smells a rat on the saving of the Finglas Post Office. Don't You? Dublin North West Fine Gael stroke politician doing a Lord Ross, (of Garda Station fame) gets local post office saved...
Ireland’s emergency services responded well to Ophelia and we should be grateful to the repair crews who are working at full tilt to repair the damage. But we should also see the storm as a warning and get serious about...
TRACKER MORTGAGES: WHY HAVE THE BANK ROBBERS NOT BEEN ARRESTED Over 20,000 people have been affected by the banks’ decision to push them off tracker mortgages. These tied interest rates to a figure of between 0.7% and 1.2% above the...
DONOGHUE HITS BANK WITH HIS FEATHER Minister for Finance, Pascal Donoghue, is trying to look tough. He met the banks to ‘admonish’ them about the tracker mortgage scandal. Then he asked the Central Bank to ‘prepare a report’ on bank culture...

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