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...

Samantha McCaughren: Barrister mag proves boom in heading into overdrive

Samantha McCaughren: Barrister mag proves boom in heading into overdrive Ellie Goulding serenaded Sheila Martin Signs that the economy is roaring and nearing Celtic Tiger levels of aplomb and bonhomie are as plentiful as snuff at...

Funding falls despite rise in numbers cycling to work

Funding falls despite rise in numbers cycling to work Cycling infrastructure funding fell from 19 million euro to seven million, despite the number of people cycling to work rising by 43%. Hundreds of cyclists cross the...

Forget penny-pinching with petrol-only Subaru

Forget penny-pinching with petrol-only Subaru   Priorities: The 2018 Impreza aims at safety and quality With petrol power coming back into favour, Subaru Impreza staff at their 11 dealerships here are under less pressure to explain why...

India plans manned space flight by 2022

India plans manned space flight by 2022 PM Narendra Modi marked the country’s independence day with the announcement. Indian PM Narendra Modi, centre , unfurls the national flag on the country’s independence day (Manish Swarup/AP) India will...

Homage to the King in the town that likes to push the goat out

Homage to the King in the town that likes to push the goat out For three days in August, a wild mountain goat is plucked from obscurity to reign as King of ­Killorglin at Puck...

Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud

Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud Tariffs on cars from America have been doubled to 120%. An oversized copy of a 200 Turkish lira banknote (AP) Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs...

Consumers cooling off after heatwave spending splurge

Consumers cooling off after heatwave spending splurge Austin Hughes, KBC Ireland. Photo: Mac Innes photography Consumer sentiment is set to go off the boil after a summer heatwave that saw splurges on booze, ice-cream and barbecues. Two...

Aer Lingus slates DAA passenger traffic targets

Aer Lingus slates DAA passenger traffic targets 'The airline was making its initial response to the Aviation Regulator as part of what is likely to be a long determination process for setting the next price...

Turkey urges US to ‘stay loyal to Nato alliance’ as currency crisis deepens

Turkey urges US to 'stay loyal to Nato alliance' as currency crisis deepens A woman walks past by a board showing exchange rates in a currency exchange office in Istanbul. Photo: Reuters Turkey's foreign minister has...

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