Tuesday, March 19, 2019
US tariffs on Chinese imports escalate trade dispute China’s government responded quickly by announcing it will immediately impose penalties of ‘equal strength’ on US products. China has said that it will retaliate (Andy Wong/AP) The Trump administration has announced a 25% tariff...
Straight out of the Ether - a billion-dollar crypto magnate lands in Dublin Inventing Ethereum made Joe Lubin a billionaire. At the launch of his new ConsenSys office in the capital, Adrian Weckler went to find out what the crypto-celebrity...
Donald Trump hits back at ‘very Low IQ’ Robert De Niro De Niro received a standing ovation at the Tony awards for yelling ‘f*** Trump’. Donald Trump has hit back at Robert De Niro and labelled him ‘punch-drunk’. (Niall Carson/PA) Donald Trump...
Dollar rise as Trump and Kim sign 'comprehensive' document at landmark summit Traders Steven Kaplan, right, and Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photo: AP The dollar hovered near 3-week highs on Tuesday and Asian...
Apple: 17,000 Irish jobs linked to creation of iPhone and iPad apps here Ireland is the 19th largest ‘iOS app economy’ in Europe iPhone and iPad Apple says that there are now 17,000 jobs directly related to the creation of iPhone and...
Comment: Rainy Day Fund could help us rebalance EU spending rules Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Sean Curtin True Media In fiscal space, no one can hear you scream. That's how a seldom-laughed-at joke in the Department of Finance goes. But there...
Government urged to make up €1.5m shortfall in Briery Gap funding Cost of refurbishment works at the Macroom centre has shot up to €4 million Smoke billowing from the front of the Briery Gap during the 2016 blaze Pressure is being brought...
Illegal cigarettes seized by Revenue The seized tobacco Last Wednesday Revenue officers carried out searches under warrant at a number of premises in the Dundalk area and seized 80,000 unstamped cigarettes of various brands, 4.5kgs of 'Lucky Strike' tobacco and a...
We really need to address growing problem of our love of plastics Opinion Up to 80 plastic bags extracted from within a whale are seen in Songkhla, Thailand, in this still image from a June 1, 2018 video footage by Thailand’s...
Sinn Fein has lust for power but just can't find a partner Mary Lou McDonald has a long way to go as she tries to lead her party closer to government SEEKING POWER: Mary Lou McDonald with Michelle O’Neill after giving...

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