Cork-based Wisetek opens new US facility

Cork-based Wisetek opens new US facility Sean Sheehan, CEO Wisetek Cork-based Wisetek Solutions has opened a new operations centre in Sacramento, California. The US location will hire up to 20 people at the facility. The company, which provides...

90-bed project ‘scrapped’

90-bed project 'scrapped' Labour senator Ged Nash has branded a 'u turn' by the government in developing a new 90-bed facility at St Mary's on the Dublin Road as 'nothing short of a disgrace.' He has...

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Asian shares falter as US readies China tariffs Photo: Depositphotos Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors braced for US tariffs against China, while the euro flirted with two-week lows after a cautious European Central Bank...

Sinn Fein has lust for power but just can’t find a partner

Sinn Fein has lust for power but just can't find a partner Mary Lou McDonald has a long way to go as she tries to lead her party closer to government SEEKING POWER: Mary Lou McDonald...

Four credit unions join forces to ‘cultivate’ a special loan package for local farmers

Four credit unions join forces to 'cultivate' a special loan package for local farmers Ear to the Ground presenter Darragh McCullough will launch the ‘Cultivate’ scheme at the Corrin Marts Complex next Tuesday Four Cork credit...

President hits back at ‘punch-drunk’ De Niro after ‘F-bomb’

President hits back at 'punch-drunk' De Niro after 'F-bomb' Oscar-winner Robert De Niro launches his attack at the Tonys. Photo: Michael Zorn/Invision/AP Donald Trump has hit back at Robert De Niro, calling him a "very low...

US tariffs on Chinese imports escalate trade dispute

US tariffs on Chinese imports escalate trade dispute China’s government responded quickly by announcing it will immediately impose penalties of ‘equal strength’ on US products. China has said that it will retaliate (Andy Wong/AP) The Trump administration...

Draghi bets eurozone can ride out storm as QE to end

Draghi bets eurozone can ride out storm as QE to end ECB President Mario Draghi. Photo: REUTERS European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi said the eurozone economy is strong enough to overcome increased risk, justifying...

German sentiment at six-year low

German sentiment at six-year low German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference with representatives of the trade organisations in Berlin, Germany. Photo: Reuters The mood among German investors has sunk to its lowest in nearly...

Dollar rise as Trump and Kim sign ‘comprehensive’ document at landmark summit

Dollar rise as Trump and Kim sign 'comprehensive' document at landmark summit Traders Steven Kaplan, right, and Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photo: AP The dollar hovered near 3-week...

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