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Women buck national trend in capital suburbs as they outnumber men for election Campaign trail: Councillor Deirdre Kingston Blackrock and Lucan are the areas with the most women candidates running for the upcoming local elections. The former, in south Dublin, has nine women running compared with two men, while the latter in west Dublin also has nine women, competing against three men. Dublin's...
Brexit made Ireland the top EU destination for jobseekers, says Indeed chief executive CEO Chris Hyams at Indeed’s EMEA HQ at Capital Dock on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin. Picture: Frank McGrath Ireland became the top European destination for job seekers immediately after the UK voted for Brexit, the head of the world's largest job-search engine, has said. Indeed chief executive Chris...
State looks to borrow €3bn over 30 years in major deal NTMA building THE State will this week look to borrow €3bn for 30 years on the bond market in one of the longest deals ever. The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has announces plans to launch a new bond maturing in 2050. It is understood the agency will seek to borrow...
Eurozone investor sentiment hits six-month high Hopes: Chancellor Angela Merkel, chancellor with Angela Titzrath, chair of Hamburg port company HHLA. Photo: Bloomberg Investor morale in the eurozone improved in May for the third month in a row to hit its highest level since November 2018, helped by a buoyant global environment and the danger of a disorderly Brexit being averted until...
Meghan's estranged dad not informed about birth Thomas Markle: Humiliated his daughter by his press dealings When Meghan Markle was a little girl, her dad Thomas realised that their family were not being properly represented. There were no doll sets available that looked like theirs - a black mother and a white father. So Mr Markle, now 74, went to the toy...
Alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann refuses to leave cell for court for second day The judge said: "If the worst comes to the worst, I will have to go to Belmarsh and the prosecution and defence will come too" Joseph McCann Alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann could be visited by a senior judge in jail after he refused to appear in court...
40 people arrested in Rotherham child sex abuse probe Stock photo Detectives investigating child sexual exploitation in the UK city of Rotherham have arrested 40 people over the past two months. The 38 men and two women were questioned following allegations made by 13 victims about sexual abuse against them between 1997 and 2015, the UK's National Crime Agency said. The arrests are...
A decade in the red: Donald Trump lost more than $1bn according to new tax figures Donald Trump. Photo: AP Photo/Mike RoemerDonald Trump (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Donald Trump's businesses lost more than a billion dollars from 1985 to 1994, according to tax information acquired by the New York Times. The newspaper said it had acquired printouts from the future president's official tax...
Passion killer: Is your smartphone wrecking your sex life? New research shows there's been a steady decline in how often adults make love, but are devices the cause or just a symptom? Rowan Pelling investigates Smartphones and other digital devices are distractions that can prevent intimacyBanning smartphones from the bedroom might help A couple of weeks ago, I had a moment of...
'Extremely dangerous' rape suspect Joseph McCann arrested after stand-off with police Suspect fled up a tree to escape arrest Residents told by police to 'go inside, lock your doors and don't come out' Two women earlier forced into a car in Cheshire Joseph McCann is wanted Police in England have arrested "extremely dangerous" fugitive Joseph McCann over the kidnap and rape...

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