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Social media putting young people off alcohol, C&C warned Don’t you want me?: The Human League’s Philip Oakey at Bulmers Live – C&C has been warned many youngsters don’t think alcohol is ‘cool’Bulmers cider Social media culture is putting people off alcohol, posing challenges to Bulmers-maker C&C, analysts at investment bank Berenberg have told clients. Shares in the company fell 2.6pc in...
Aoife Walsh: 'Things to do in February to give you peace of mind'   Guidance counsellor Aoife Walsh The passing of the CAO February 1 deadline will not result in school life becoming any less busy for Leaving Cert students. Many schools are entering into mock exams. Projects for home economics, LCVP and engineering are due in the next month and Leaving...
How we look after our cars and who we pay to take care of them In focus: car fitness Car mechanics A new survey gives fresh insight into how we look after our cars - and who we get, and pay, to take care of them. The survey, conducted for the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) by Continental Tyres Ireland, found...
Cup shock sees Amond put Pep in Newport step Newport County 2 Middlesbrough 0 Newport County’s Padraig Amond sees an effort saved by Middlesbrough keeper Dimi Konstantopoulos. Photo: Getty Images When anyone hits the jackpot there is a sense there has been some outrageous luck involved. But not for Newport County, not here on one of the club's most famous nights as...

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Estee Lauder up on sales boom   Estee Lauder shares surged as much as 12pc after it boosted its full-year profit outlook on booming skincare sales in Asia, overcoming concerns about a slowing Chinese economy and a trade war with the US. It now sees full-year adjusted earnings per share of $4.92 to $5, up from a previous range of $4.73 to...
Charlie Weston: 'Credit unions deserve to be encouraged, as well as regulated, by the Central Bank' Central Bank. Picture: Gerry Mooney Are credit unions subject to too much regulation by an overbearing Central Bank hell-bent on keeping them down? That is certainly the view of many in the sector who feel that the locally-owned lenders are hampered at every turn by...
Joe Day makes sharp exit after Newport win to attend birth of twins The 28-year-old was seen running off the pitch at full-time. Joe Day rushed to be with his pregnant wife after Newport’s win over Middlesbrough (Daniel Hambury/PA) Newport County goalkeeper Joe Day made a quick exit from his side’s FA Cup tie celebrations after learning his wife had gone into...
Jobless rate holds as Brexit cloud looms   (Stock image) Last month's unemployment rate remained unchanged from December at 5.3pc, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The figure is down from 6pc in January 2017. Overall, there were 127,300 people unemployed last month, down from 127,900 when compared to the December 2018 figure, and a decrease of 13,400 when compared to...
© Reuters. The dollar made a bullish start to the week. Investing.com – The dollar advanced against its rivals Monday following...
Steve Dempsey: 'Teflon Facebook still cashing in' Sheryl Sandberg appeared at the billionaire's love-in at Davos, telling all who'd listen that the social network needed to earn back users' trust following the seemingly endless scandals in 2018. Photo: Bloomberg Facebook has been on a serious charm offensive lately. It all started with Mark Zuckerberg's opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal....

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