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John McGee: 'Digital audio's growth comes at a good time for media' Tourism Ireland is showcasing Ireland as the 'Home of the Champions' , as it bids to woo high-spending golfers One of the fastest growing media channels in recent years has been digital audio. Often seen as the preserve of media-streaming services, it has grown significantly in recent years and...
Yabba dabba do: Owner of FIintstones house hits back in sculptures row Florence Fang has been told by officials to remove installations at her San Francisco home. Figurines of Barney and Betty Rubble stand outside the Flintstone House in Hillsborough (Eric Risberg/AP) The owner of a San Francisco home adorned with Flintstones characters has said meddlesome bureaucrats are the only ones worried...
Colette Browne: 'British politicians have led their people to the cliff edge. Soon, the only option available to them will be to jump' Mark Francois. Photo: Kirsty O’Connor/PA If the current state of British politics were personified, its exemplar would be Tory MP Mark Francois - gobby, cocksure and dense. Once part of the lunatic fringe of the Conservatives, Mr Francois has...
BoI says it's lending to first-time buyers and rent funds Bank of Ireland CEO Francesca McDonagh. BANK of Ireland said it is happy lending to both home buyers and build-to-rent landlord funds as a mix is needed in the market. A shortage of overall supply was the key failure in the residential market, chief executive Francesca McDonagh told the Oireachtas Finance Committee...
Cathal Dennehy: 'There were no winners in Committee Room 4 after eight mind-numbing, spirit-crushing hours' Attending a meeting with the Oireachtas Committee on Sport at Dáil Éireann in Dublin are from left, FAI Interim Chief Executive Rea Walshe, FAI Director of Public Relations and Communications Cathal Dervan, FAI President Donal Conway, FAI Board Member and Honorary Treasurer Eddie Murray, FAI...
Michael Crick announces departure from Channel 4 News The journalist will return to writing books. Michael Crick (Chris Young/PA) Michael Crick has announced he has left Channel 4 News and ITN. The political correspondent, who was a founding member of the Channel 4 News team in 1982, will return to writing books. His first stint on Channel 4 ended in 1990 when he joined...
Barbara McCarthy: 'If you find chocolate ducks racist, you must be quacked' 'This offence craze must be ignored, so people can focus on calling out real racism, while eating chocolate.' Stock picture You can't help but throw your head back and laugh. This was the week chocolate was racist. Whatever next? Coffee? What about white things like Milkybars, polar bears, snow? It...
Donald Tusk tells EU leaders to treat 'the UK with respect' ahead of Brexit summit European Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during discussions on the latest Brexit developments at Government Buildings, Dublin Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins EU Council President Donald Tusk has urged EU leaders to resist the urge to humiliate the United Kingdom at tomorrow’s crucial Brexit...
Supreme Court rejects appeal by residents over Apple data hall approval An artist’s impression of the ambitious €850m Apple data centre that had been planned for Athenry, Co Galway The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by local residents over An Bord Pleanála’s approval for the first phase of tech giant Apple’s planned €850m data centre in Athenry. Although Apple is not...
Actress tells libel hearing of two years of abuse by 'monster' Depp Happier times: Johnny Depp and Amber Heard at the European premiere of their film ‘The Rum Diary’ in London in 2011. Photo: AP/Joel Ryan, File JOHNNY DEPP was a monster who repeatedly beat Amber Heard in a series of drug-fuelled attacks before and during their marriage, new court documents...

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