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Weidmann still in race to replace ECB chief Draghi Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann is in the running In the race to succeed Mario Draghi as European Central Bank (ECB) president, Germany's one-time favourite could yet stage a comeback. Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann, who ended 2018 languishing in Bloomberg's survey of economists behind three other rivals for the prize, may make up lost...
Love rival murder trial: Ex-partner of Mr Moonlight takes stand Bobby Ryan and Mary Lowry seemed happy together, says dead man's former partner Invited on trip: The late Bobby Ryan’s former partner Mary Glasheen leaving court yesterday after giving evidence. Photo: Collins Courts The former partner of a man whose body was found in a farmyard tank two years after he disappeared...
Laura Larkin: 'Once bitten, twice shy as May receives tepid applause' Building bridges: UK Prime Minister Theresa May was keen to point out that she had not performed a ‘U-turn’ on the backstop on her trip to Belfast. Photo: AFP/Getty Images Theresa May touched down in Belfast for the second time in 10 weeks with a clear mission in mind: to...
Manchester United aim to build fanbase in China The Old Trafford giants are one of the most popular sports teams in the country. Manchester United ran an online campaign in China (Manchester United) Club-themed experience centres and a high-profile ‘Red Devil Messenger’ are helping Manchester United build on their established Chinese fanbase as the country celebrates the Lunar New Year. The Old Trafford...
Senator Frank Feighan will not seek place on Fine Gael general election ticket in Roscommon-Galway Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan. Photo: Tom Burke Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan said he will not seek the party nomination to contest the next General Election in Roscommon-Galway. Senator Maura Hopkins, who lives in the constituency, has declared her interest in running as the party’s candidate. Mr...
John Downing: 'Movement is not progress - but a trip Stateside could bear fruit'   Tánaiste Simon Coveney visits Washington for meetings with senior US officials and elected representatives when he will highlight Ireland’s concerns on Brexit and push for US support. Photo: PA With seven weeks and two days left to B-day it's a shame that there is not the same...
'I didn't like spending time with Quirke,' Lowry son tells 'love rival' trial Tommy Lowry. Photo: Tony Gavin The son of murder trial witness Mary Lowry has told how he "did not like spending time" with accused man Patrick Quirke. Tommy Lowry (21) recalled an occasion when Mr Quirke was "giving out" to his mother about a missing ladder on the farm....
HSE 'failed to take necessary urgent action' to address fire safety issues at nursing home - watchdog report Stock image The HSE failed to take the necessary urgent action to address fire safety issues at a Co Cork nursing home, a report by the health watchdog has found. The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) inspectors who conducted an unannounced inspection on...
Silva in lose-lose situation but Everton boss needs to start winning Everton manager Marco Silva. Photo: PA A joke doing the rounds on Merseyside suggests Everton manager Marco Silva is one game from the sack: "If he stops Manchester City going above Liverpool, they will definitely get rid of him." However light-hearted the sentiment, mixed feelings in the stands are symptomatic of...
The Left Wing: Ireland vs England fallout - how much does the 2019 Six Nations really matter? Luke Fitzgerald says Ireland should be focusing on the 2019 World Cup - not the Six Nations. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile The mood may have been sombre in the aftermath of the comprehensive defeat to England in the Six Nations at the weekend, but...

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