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'Beef wasn't making ends meet for us - dairy is the future' My week: Paul Brenan Paul Brenan on the family farm in Carlow where the switch from beef and sheep to dairy is underway. Photo: Roger Jones Paul Brenan ticked off another box on his 'must do' list when he bought an Angus bull at Cillín Hill Mart in Kilkenny last...
Carlyle Cardinal fund backs sport clinic Sports Surgery Clinic founder Ray Moran Irish private equity fund Carlyle Cardinal Ireland (CCI) has agreed to take a 38pc stake in the well-known Sports Surgery Clinic in Santry, north Dublin. Financial terms of the deal were not announced but the funds will help the clinic expand. The clinic is a private hospital specialising in orthopaedic surgery,...
Cyril Farrell: 'Ravenous Limerick not letting up and look primed to end another title famine'   Finn: Seamless switch to full-back. Photo Brendan Moran/Sportsfile For some odd reason, which I have never been able to understand, a culture runs through some sections of the GAA that has to be unique in world sport. It holds that there are times when a team's longer-term...
Now cholera complicates attempts to aid Mozambique’s cyclone victims There are shortages of clean water and sanitation in the city of Beira. A family stands outside their submerged huts near Beira, Mozambique (Tsvangirai Mukwazhi/AP) The first cases of cholera have been confirmed in Mozambique’s cyclone-ravaged city of Beira, authorities have announced, raising the stakes in an already desperate fight to help hundreds...
Jane Merrick: 'Incompetence brought down May, not the fact she is a woman' Brexit has not even happened yet and it appears to have claimed its second prime minister. Theresa May had the UK's exit from the EU to thank for her rapid elevation to the position - now she has it to blame for taking her to the brink...
Gina London: Four reasons you need to do a self-reassessment now 'If you're still communicating the same way you've been for the past decade, you're overdue for a check-up the same way I was. ' Photo: Stock Image I have chronic, widespread eczema. I've suffered with it since I was an infant when I'd scratch inside my elbows and behind my...
Anti-stall system was activated before Boeing Max jet crashed, claims report An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 (Mulugeta Ayene/AP) Investigators have determined that an anti-stall system automatically activated before an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet plunged into the ground, it was reported yesterday. The preliminary conclusion, based on information from the aircraft's data and voice recorders, shows that the malfunctioning...
‘We will not accept AG’s version of Mueller’ – Pelosi House Speaker calls for calm and focus on policy as Democrats kick-start fightback with files demand Support: Mr Trump meets Fabiana, wife of Juan Guaido, who he backed as leader of Venezuela. Photo: AFP Nancy Pelosi has urged Democrats not to accept the verdict of attorney-general William Barr on the Mueller report...
Shane Ross says John Delaney's bridging loan raises 'serious questions about FAI governance and financial controls' FAI Executive Vice President John Delaney, left, and Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile SPORTS Minister Shane Ross has said a loan given by ex-FAI chief John Delaney to the organisation has “raised serious questions about governance and...
Chairman of Eir shareholder faces fine Iliad’s Maxime Lombardini The chairman of Eir's French shareholder Iliad faces a €1m fine after regulators accused him of insider trading shortly before the firm made a surprise takeover bid for T-Mobile US back in 2014. French authorities say Maxime Lombardini sold Iliad shares that he and his girlfriend owned just a few weeks before the...

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