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Ireland moving closer to full employment but youth unemployment is still a 'blackspot' Stock image IRELAND is moving closer to full employment as the number of people out of work fell by over 6,000 in the last year. The employment rate stood at 5.4pc last month – down from 5.6pc in February. There were 131,300 people out of work, down from 134,700 the...
Nudist couple offering to pay someone up to €580 weekly to tutor their son after last teacher felt 'uncomfortable' in their home ‘We find it liberating and freeing, and aside from that we’re a completely normal family’ Nudist person (stock) Exam season is never easy but this year is proving particularly tough for a Coventry-based nudist couple. The pair are struggling to find...
Promoter Desmond's UK firm hit by profits slump Dividend: Denis Desmond’s Academy Music Group runs a string of profitable venues across the UK Pre-tax profits at a UK-based music venue operator co-owned by concert promoter, Denis Desmond last year declined by 19pc to £6.34m (€7.35m). Mr Desmond and Caroline Downey's Gaiety Investments operate Academy Music Group (AMG) Ltd in a joint venture...
'Welcome to the world!' - mother gives birth to baby girl on the side of the road Baby Lydia was born in the early hours of Tuesday morning Photo: DFB/Twitter A BABY girl made her entrance into the world on the side of the road earlier this week. The newborn tot, who has been identified only as Lydia, was born in her parent's...
Dutch fertility doctor fathered 49 children Mr Karbaat admitted before his death he used his sperm to father about 60 children. Stock image A Dutch fertility doctor secretly fathered at least 49 children by inseminating female patients with his own sperm, telling the women that it came from anonymous donors. DNA tests have confirmed suspicions that Jan Karbaat, who died in 2017...
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...
'Threats, intimidation and arson' in land row that rivals 'The Field' Car dealer who owes taxman €5m could be jailed for thwarting property sale, writes Shane Phelan Sale delay: A sign with the words ‘Ongoing Dispute Stay Out’ on the ground at the disputed farmland at Willsbrook, Co Longford. Photo: Steve HumphreysJohn Alex Kane’s home at Cartron. Photo: Steve HumphreysJohn Alex...
Watch: Mercedes pull off ‘perfectly executed’ double pit stop during Chinese GP The smooth transition helped Mercedes to a one-two finish in Shanghai. Lewis Hamilton making a pit stop at the Chinese GP (Hu Chengwei/AP) While Lewis Hamilton’s magnificent victory took the headlines at the Chinese Grand Prix, his Mercedes team received kudos on social media too thanks to a perfectly executed...
Rat catcher Rentokil trapped in competition probe over Mitie deal Rentokil acquired Mitie’s pest control business last year for £40 million. Rentokil must now offer proposals to address the CMA’s concerns (PA) The competition watchdog has found that rat catcher Rentokil’s takeover of Mitie’s pest control unit could restrict choice and lead to higher prices for customers. Following a Phase 1 probe, the...

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Politicians in New Zealand back gun law change Gun owners will have until the end of September to hand them in through a buyback programme, after which point amnesty will end. Stock photo New Zealand's parliament voted almost unanimously for a law that bans most semi-automatic weapons yesterday, less than a month after 50 people were killed by a gunman who...

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