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Greece’s PM visits home of Odysseus to declare end to bailout Alexis Tsipras declared his country would become ‘normal’ again after its modern ‘odyssey’. Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech from the western Greek...

Number of students who got over 400 points on the rise

Number of students who got over 400 points on the rise Stock image The number of Leaving Certificate candidates scoring high points for college entry has jumped since the changes to the exam grading system and...

SBCI should be repurposed as a rainy day lender for Ireland’s SME sector

SBCI should be repurposed as a rainy day lender for Ireland's SME sector The European Central Bank has guided that the low interest rate environment is set to continue in Europe until around this time...

Calls for minister to act as 640,000 Airbnb guests deepen housing crisis

Calls for minister to act as 640,000 Airbnb guests deepen housing crisis Airbnb hosts can expect to earn €2,000 over the summer. Stock picture Short-term property letting website Airbnb is reporting its busiest ever summer period...

Lira decline is steeper than EBRD’s worst case scenario

Lira decline is steeper than EBRD's worst case scenario President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States. Photo: Umit Bektas The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) internal stress tests...

Record-breaking stalwart fears for rural shows’ future

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Leaving Certificate 2018: Seven students celebrating eight H1s as more pupils achieve top grades

Leaving Certificate 2018: Seven students celebrating eight H1s as more pupils achieve top grades Students receive their Leaving Certificate results at Mount Temple secondary school in Dublin Photo: Mark Condren/INMStudents receive their Leaving Certificate results at...

‘Today a new day is dawning’ – Slashing spending puts Greece in surplus after...

'Today a new day is dawning' - Slashing spending puts Greece in surplus after bailout turmoil Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the country had good reason to expect better days ahead after formally exiting...

Middle Ireland is already squeezed – it shouldn’t pay again

Middle Ireland is already squeezed - it shouldn't pay again 'Some two million people are the beneficiaries of social welfare payments in this State, prompting some to brand us a Welfare Nation' (stock photo) When officials...

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Emma Thompson says ‘greatest place to find hope is with young generation’ Thompson was joined by her co-stars at the premiere of her new film The Children Act. Emma Thompson attending the Children Act Premiere, London...

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