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Sonya fights the pay gap Malahide native and fashion designer Sonya Lennon tells Ken Phelan how she is taking on the gender pay gap and helping women achieve success Sonya Lennon with Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee who has backed her campaign. The Gender pay gap and gender equality in the workplace issues have attracted increased attention over the past number of years, and...
Nando's hungry for expansion as profits jump to €4m   Bigger slice of market: Nando’s has opened 12 restaurants in the last nine years and is keen to add more Nando's is seeking more sites to open restaurants here as pre-tax profits jumped by 44.5pc to €4m last year. New accounts filed by Nando's Chickenland Ireland Ltd show that profits soared as revenues...
Attorney General on Brussels mission to examine legal pitfalls of Brexit deal Talks on Border question enter ‘last-chance saloon’ Provide advice: Attorney General Séamus Woulfe went to Brussels. Photo: PA Ireland's Attorney General travelled to Brussels last week to discuss the legal implications of a potential Brexit deal. Séamus Woulfe met with a series of senior officials, as the Brexit talks entered the...
Macron vilifies nationalism at ceremony with world leaders Speech: French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris yesterday. Photo: AP French President Emmanuel Macron led tributes yesterday to the millions of soldiers killed in World War I, using an emotional ceremony in Paris attended by scores of world leaders to warn against nationalism a century on from the conflict. US President Donald Trump, Russian...
Chairman hopes fest can continue to grow A relative newcomer in the festival's history, chairman of the festival, Sean Larkin, came on board to give a hand in 2012 after joining a local choir. Retiring from his day job in Art and Design Education, Sean moved quickly through the ranks and is now one of the driving forces in the...
Simon Cowell opens up on Little Mix and Sir Philip Green Cowell said he one day wants to hand his business over to his four-year-old son. Simon Cowell has discussed his relationships with Sir Philip Green and Little Mix (Ian West/PA) Simon Cowell insists he has never fallen out with Little Mix despite the band splitting from his record company. It emerged last...
Kevin Doyle: 'Higgins's next seven years must focus on the global rather than the local' President Michael D Higgins inspects the Guard after his inauguration at Dublin Castle. Photo: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin In a strange way, it was fitting that Michael D Higgins should be inaugurated as President for the second time on Armistice Day. His marshalling of our decade of...
Revered Venice cathedral 'was aged 20 years in a day by flood' Italy Venice was inundated for several days in October as “acqua alta” or high water, rose more than five feet. Photo: Manuel Silvestri/Reuters St Mark's Basilica in Venice needs urgent funding to save its precious marble and mosaic floor after flood water did decades worth of damage in a day,...
Surprise rise in German orders eases growth concerns Stock image German industrial orders rose unexpectedly in September, driven by bulk orders and higher demand from domestic and other euro zone clients, data showed on Tuesday, suggesting Europe's largest economy ended the third quarter on a solid footing. Orders edged up 0.3pc after an upwardly revised increase of 2.5pc in August, the Federal...
UK farmer who shot teenage burglar dead in 1999 says he has no regrets and would do it again If I'm in the house and somebody comes in the house, I'm going to look after myself,’ the farmer says Tony Martin was subject to international media attention after he killed a burglar on his farm in 1999 ( PA ) A farmer...

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