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 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

United Airlines warns of January wait for return of grounded 737 Max...

United Airlines has given up on carrying passengers on Boeing's 737 Max this year, removing the grounded jet from its schedule until January 6....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Dr John Kelly: 'Cardinal Newman finally and fittingly crowned prince of Catholic Church'...

John Henry Newman, the founder and first rector of the Catholic University of Ireland, the precursor of University College Dublin, will be canonized by Pope Francis in Rome today. It wi...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Eilis O'Hanlon: 'It's modern life itself that causes stress, not just work'...

Hell is other people. So said French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre. It appears those other people agree with him, at least when it comes to the workplace, with a new survey finding that...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Does the counter argument work?...

Is 'counter speech' enough to tackle hate speech? This is what a senior Irish Twitter boss told TDs last week. If someone is being targeted by offensive tweets, a crowd rallying around...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Fiona O'Connell: 'Time to honour hurling cup that runneth overseas'...

Hurling could be described as the heroin of Irish sport, for there is no denying the addictiveness of this superlative athletic game. Little wonder that its cup runneth over - literally...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Obituary: Ginger Baker...

Ginger Baker, who died last Sunday aged 80, was often credited with being the finest drummer in rock'n'roll, notably during his time with Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce in Cream....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Letters to the Editor: 'No place for prejudice'...

Sir - I'm writing in response to some letters about Direct Provision in last week's Sunday Independent....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Hunt seeks sustainable future for AIB...

As a student at University College Cork, Colin Hunt spent his summer holidays working as an intern at AIB in his native Waterford....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Multinational oil giants surrender Irish prospect licence...

A joint venture between four oil and gas explorers has dropped a frontier exploration licence for a prospect in Irish waters....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Kurds flee Turkish onslaught...

When the bombing started, Azad Murad was away from his family. He learned that his home town of Qamishli was being shelled when he received a panicked phone call from his wife....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

'People often say I'm not the louser they see on TV'...

Ulick O'Connor, who died last Monday aged 90, was a biographer, writer, dramatist, sportsman, barrister and an irascible commentator on public affairs at home and abroad for more than h...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Dan O'Brien: 'Most momentous week in Brexit saga raises new hope and old no-deal fears'...

Nearly three-and-a-half years since Britain's Brexit referendum and the process of unscrambling the million eggs of British EU membership continues to generate news by the hour. With ju...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

This Man's Life: 'In the playground, thinking of Joachim's fate at Auschwitz'...

The German author, Winfried Georg Sebald, once said no serious person ever thinks about anything else except Hitler. Most of us, I'd imagine, do spare a thought for other things occasio...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Could this be the first of many Budgets planned under shadow of Brexit?...

Few could envy those involved in the behind-the-scenes discussions leading up to Budget 2020. Ongoing uncertainty remains as to what the next steps, form and timing of Brexit will be, w...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Conor Skehan: 'The answer to climate change lies in doing ordinary things better'...

Carbon tax is one of the most talked-about measures of the Budget. What will it achieve?...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Emer O'Hanlon: 'Watching from seized-up London, I'm happy to see Ireland isn't so extreme'...

You've got to hand it to Extinction Rebellion - they know how to get people talking about them. Everyone heard of their antics last week, whether it's people storming Penneys, or chaini...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Licence to give a big roar...

I spent much of Budget Day afternoon, either at the doctor or waiting at the driving licence centre. Neither was needed but I had been wrongly advised the day before, when presenting my...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Pollock joins Sunday Independent business team...

Sean Pollock has been appointed as Business Reporter at the Sunday Independent....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Face to face: inside story of Brexit summit Brexit deal...

About 45 minutes into the meeting in Thornton Manor Hotel on the Wirral Peninsula just outside Liverpool, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson emerged from the room where he was engaged in B...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Donohoe fails to get stamp of approval for property changes...

The Budget targeted the booming commercial property sector with a stamp duty increase and a tax clampdown on real estate investment funds. But with the market looking wobbly as Brexit l...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

European equities 'in line for rapid rise' if risks abate...

Investors have taken such a defensive stance on European equities amid trade wars, Brexit and recession risks that a rapid rise could be on the cards if things turn out for the better,...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

My Pet: How do you do? I'm a dog called The Sue...

Hello everybody, my name is Suzie, but everyone calls me The Sue. I am a Jack Russell and I am a seven-year-old rescue dog....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Millennial Diary...

I confess I've been preoccupied, the one question swirling round and round my troubled head, torturing my peace: will Ben Foden ever shut up?...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Eilis O'Hanlon: 'Hardliners on both sides of Irish Sea have more in common than they admit'...

There is no better proof that Irish backstoppers and British Brexiteers are two sides of the same coin than the matching terror each felt at the thought that their man might have been t...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Obituary: Diahann Carroll...

Diahann Carroll, who has died aged 84, became the first African-American woman to star in her own television show, and later played the black singer Dominique Deveraux in the 1980s soap...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Obituary: Ciaran Carson...

Ciaran Carson, who died last Sunday aged 70, was a poet whose work captured the sense of strangeness that comes from living in Belfast and the world....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Amazon starts to make real waves in the global ad market...

Earlier this year, AIB became the first Irish company to advertise on Amazon's sprawling e-commerce platform, with a series of ads promoting the bank's personal credit and mortgage offe...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Desmond's Daon offshoot seals Japanese deals...

A Japanese-focused joint venture led by Daon - Dermot Desmond's biometrics company - has won a string of new contracts for its digital authentication technology that could see it grow t...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Ryan's regret over rural carpool proposal...

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has expressed regret after suggesting rural carpooling will help the environment....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

'In his absence, Dublin feels a bit less remarkable'...

One evening in the spring of 2003, Ulick O'Connor was in a good mood. I had just offered to reprint an extract from his diaries - he loved a bit of publicity - and we were going to dinn...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

AIB set to shed 1,000 staff by 2022 as bad debt workload falls...

AIB will be a smaller organisation in three years' time, with a headcount of below 9,000 people compared with the current 10,000, according to chief executive Colin Hunt....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Serial investor Tom Kelly takes up CFO role at US cancer therapeutics firm...

Low-profile serial tech investor Tom Kelly has taken up the role of CFO at ZPredicta, a US cancer therapeutics firm that he backed in 2015....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Brendan O'Connor: 'A 20-course tasting menu? More like an endurance test'...

Last week's fuss around the awarding of Michelin stars reminded me yet again that, while I'm sure it's some people's idea of a good night out, to me, things like 20-course tasting menus...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Declan Lynch: 'A long time ago, we stopped believing normal politics too'...

I switched on the radio around lunchtime, and there was Paschal Donohoe on RTE Radio One reading out his Budget....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Merrion Vaults strikes gold as it prepares to invest in international growth plan...

Merrion Vaults, an Irish safety deposit rental company, is to open new facilities in New York, Barcelona and Edinburgh, as part of an investment worth up to 3m....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Jody Corcoran: 'Leo and Boris both blinked - now a deal can be done'...

Just when it looked like he was going all in on the gamble of his political life, Leo Varadkar has blinked - thankfully. Boris Johnson has blinked too. They had a blink-in between them...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Buyers pay sky-high agent fees of 35,000 for 500,000 apartments in German boom...

Real estate agents are not well liked anywhere, but Germany's really take the biscuit. Here, home buyers often pay the commission of an agent hired by the seller and this can be as high...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Taylor 'most admired' in Onside sponsor research...

Champion boxer Katie Taylor has defended her status as Ireland's 'most admired' sports personality, according to research by sponsorship advisers Onside....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Country Matters: Sea sentries wait for fish to return...

I have a memory from many years ago of feeling a sickening jolt at the sight of a fishing boat bottom-trawling in a small bay in the west of Ireland. The vessel's arrival at such a fair...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Patients to be ranked for home help hours...

New technology will be used to rank patients in terms of their illnesses as part of a major overhaul of the home help scheme aimed at significantly reducing the demand for hospital beds...

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

'Children on the rubbish dumps still sing at the end of the day'...

There is so much pain in the world it is tempting to turn away. But one man found happiness among children in the dumping grounds of the world's poorest countries....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Ministers told to use OCI as a template for handling the FAI...

Ministers have been advised to use their response to the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) tickets scandal at the 2016 Rio Olympics as a template for managing the current FAI crisis....

 2019-10-13 06:00 

Irish Independent

Ciara O'Connor: 'Will Ben Foden ever shut up?'...

I confess I've been preoccupied, the one question swirling round and round my troubled head, torturing my peace: will Ben Foden ever shut up?...

 2019-10-13 04:48 

Irish Independent

Southern California wildfire near Los Angeles declared 33% contained...

The wildfire in the San Fernando Valley on the edge of Los Angeles is now 33% contained, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department....

 2019-10-13 04:47 

Irish Independent

Two dead in hotel collapse in New Orleans...

Two people are dead and one is missing after a hotel collapsed in New Orleans....

 2019-10-13 03:55 

Irish Independent

Japan: at least seven dead in 'immense' typhoon floods...

At least seven people are dead and 15 missing after a powerful typhoon unleashed heavy rainfall on Tokyo and surrounding areas....

 2019-10-13 03:24 

Irish Independent

Canada's PM Trudeau wears protective vest after unspecified threat...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has worn an armoured vest and appeared with a heavy security detail at an election rally....

 2019-10-13 02:22 

Irish Independent

Brendan O'Connor: 'Coleen to solve Banville mystery'...

As EU and UK negotiators enter the so-called tunnel, let's be under no illusions as to what is going on here. Indeed, in case we were unsure of what's going on, The Telegraph helpfully...

 2019-10-13 02:02 

RTE

Scotland v Japan to go ahead as scheduled...

The Rugby World Cup clash between Ireland's Pool A rivals, Japan and Scotland, will go ahead as scheduled....

 2019-10-13 01:57 

Irish Independent

Battle to protect new Brexit deal...

The Government has moved to protect the proposed compromise Brexit deal after a twin attack by a hard-line Brexiteer and the deputy leader of the DUP....

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