Updated: 30/01/15 : 04:46:27
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Sligo Businesses Urged to Take Up Skill Needs Training Fund

Skillnets the national agency responsible for funding and supporting training networks has announced details of a new training fund aimed at private sector companies to assist businesses in addressing their current and future skills needs. A group of businesses from the same region, or specialising in the same sector, can collectively apply to develop a Skillnets training network, and draw down funding support for the [...]  Read More...

Updated: 16/01/15 : 08:13:59
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Sligo man Henry McGlade closes famous Castlebar record shop

Castlebar's (Co Mayo) Mr. Entertainment and Sligo man Henry McGlade, closed his record shop on Market Square for the last time on Saturday evening, writes Tom Gillespie in The Connaught Telegraph. His store is to be incorporated into the adjoining Vodafone shop and Henry will now devote his time to developing his TV show as well as continuing his DJ work and his involvement with corporate events at Ashford Castle, [...]  Read More...

Updated: 09/12/14 : 08:34:15
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Bord na Mona union anger over AES sale

The Bord Na Mona Group of Unions has requested an urgent meeting with management to discuss a reported plan to sell its subsidiary waste collection company, AES, which was disclosed in a newspaper report on Sunday.SIPTU Organiser and Bord Na Mona Group of Unions Secretary, John Regan, said: "Union members in AES and the wider Bord Na Mona group are angered by the reported plan to sell this publicly owned waste collection company. The [...]  Read More...

Updated: 09/12/14 : 08:31:26
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Ireland tops house price growth table

Ireland had the fastest growing residential property prices in the world in the third quarter of this year, according to Knight Frank's global house price performance table.It said that Irish home prices rise by 15pc compared to the same period a year earlier, beating Turkey in second place, Dubai in third, the UK in fourth place and Estonia fifth."Ireland now tops our rankings, having languished at the foot of the table for most [...]  Read More...

Updated: 09/12/14 : 08:32:42
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No cash for junior bondholders

Anglo Irish Bank's bondholders will not be paid after the IBRC is liquidated, the Taoiseach said this afternoon."Fianna Fail put the taxpayers first in line to suffer from the bank guarantee". "This Government put taxpayers first in line to benefit. I do not see any circumstances, any circumstances in which junior bondholders will be paid out of the liquidation of IBRC," Enda Kenny said.Earlier, Labour leader Joan Burton and [...]  Read More...