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'We support people in their homes for as long as possible' Nisha Joy and Colette Ryan from CareBright which cares for 800 people in rural Limerick. Photo: Kevin Byrne It is hard to know where to begin when describing CareBright, a social care enterprise based in rural Limerick employing 250 staff and caring for 800 people, the vast majority of whom...
Loretta O'Sullivan: 'Expanding without overheating is the challenge facing the nation' The ongoing uncertainty of Brexit is a major issue for Leo Varadkar’s Government and the Irish business community Those of a certain vintage will recall a nursery rhyme that opens with the line 'Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?'. These days there is a sing-along version doing the...
Fianna Fáil propose law to make access to drugs for rare diseases 'fairer' Stock Image ACCESS to drugs for rare diseases would be fairer under reforms proposed by Fianna Fáil, the party has claimed. The Dáil is to debate a Bill put forward by Fianna Fáil TD John Brassil that would change the HSE’s current reimbursement process for so-called ‘orphan drugs’. These are...
Editorial: 'Tale of two Irelands has left too many in poverty' 'We might have built an economy, but we have failed to engineer a society which is inclusive' Stock Image Stories come in many forms making for a welcome distraction; that's why we love them, especially at this time of year. 'A Christmas Carol' or 'Les Misérables' will pack them in over...
Yorkshire Tea apologises as new ‘misbehaving’ bags split ‘If it’s happened to you, we’re really, really sorry’, the tea-maker said. Yorkshire Tea has apologised after receiving complaints about “misbehaving” biodegradable tea bags which have left some customers stewing. The apology follows criticism that plant-based tea bags, which were introduced earlier this year, have been splitting, leading to spoiled cuppas. Responding to the claims,...
Victoria's Secret: Outlet on Dublin's Grafton Street enjoys bumper opening The Grafton St store recorded an operating profit of €389,000 in the year to February 3rd The flagship Victoria's Secret store in Dublin clocked up average daily revenues of €64,666 in its first 60 days of opening here. New accounts for L Brands Fashion Retail Reland Ltd show that the business enjoyed...
Diplomats at UN climate talks agree on reporting emissions The UN talks were meant to provide firm guidelines for countries on how to transparently report their greenhouse gas emissions. President Michal Kurtyka poses for a photo after adopting the final agreement (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski) Officials from around the world have agreed upon a set of rules to govern the 2015 Paris climate...
Trump to shut down his charity accused of 'shocking illegality' Donald Trump: US president has agreed to shut down his personal charity. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump has agreed to shut down his personal charity and distribute its assets to other non-profit organisations under an agreement with the New York attorney general who alleged widespread wrongdoing, according to a pair...
Whelan feels Dublin are 'in Kerry's heads' as old roles reverse Mickey Whelan. Photo: Sportsfile Mickey Whelan can't see how any hype that may go with pursuing a fifth successive All-Ireland title will hamper Dublin's footballers in their bid to make history in 2019. Whelan had a ringside seat to witness the genesis of this team when they landed their first All-Ireland...
© Reuters. The U.S. dollar rose on Monday. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling...

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