Roddy Doyle, author of "The Commitments", has signed a deal to work with Roy Keane on the controversial ex-footballer’s latest autobiography.
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Wednesday 22 September 2010
Outlook At first sight, the ease with which Ireland got its €1.5bn (£1.27bn) bond issue away yesterday should prompt sympathy for those in the country who have become crosser in recent days about speculation its finances are not sustainable.
Thursday 09 September 2010
Amongst the many improvements Twitter can claim to have brought to modern life is the provision of a medium through which our MPs can demonstrate they're actually real people with a sense of humour (or smart alecks with too much time on their hands – you decide). So to Labour MP Tom Watson and his hilarious tweet on the appointment of HSBC chairman Stephen Green as a government Trade minister. "Blimey," says Watson. "When Mr Osborne said he'd take on the bankers, I didn't know it meant he'd make them ministers."
Sunday 08 August 2010
Monday 26 July 2010
It's official: people in Ireland literally raided their piggy banks as they were hit by some of the toughest austerity measures and the longest recession in Europe.
Wednesday 12 May 2010
The Post Office today increased its assault on the mortgage market with the launch of a range of deals for first-time buyers.
Tuesday 27 April 2010
bank of ireland was yesterday described as "the first of our financial institutions to emerge from the banking crisis" by the Irish Finance Minister, Brian Lenihan, as the company unveiled plans to raise €3.4bn (£2.9bn), largely from institutional investors.
Sunday 04 April 2010
Saturday 03 April 2010
Thursday 01 April 2010
Shares in Bank of Ireland soared by more than 24 per cent after the lender said that it will tap private sources for a "substantial amount" of the €2.7bn it needs to strengthen its capital buffers.
Sunday 28 March 2010
Thursday 25 February 2010
Outlook And then there was one. Only the state-backed National Savings & Investments can now promise all customers that their deposits are 100 per cent underwitten by the British Government. Northern Rock depositors, who have benefited from the same pledge during the bank's period of public ownership, will henceforth be restricted to the same £50,000 cap on compensation as savers with all other banks and building societies.
Thursday 25 February 2010
Thursday 10 December 2009
The Royal Mail increased its operating profit to £184 million in the first half of the current financial year despite a drop in revenues and fewer letters being posted, it was announced today.
Wednesday 11 November 2009
Tuesday 06 October 2009
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