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Corre Energy has raised 12 million euros during its initial public offering on Euronext Dublin. The market value of the company will be € 62 million following its admission to the stock market here, according to a press release from the group. Corre Energy is headquartered in the Netherlands and is headed by Irishman Keith …

Irish Water executives informing TDs and senators of drinking water contamination incidents in Dublin and Wexford will warn that the management structure of water treatment plants is inadequate. iall Gleeson, managing director of Irish Water, wrote to the Oireachtas housing committee to say that there is an urgent need for all factories to be placed …

Two soldiers from the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment have been accused of waging a “persistent” campaign of intimidation against a Northern Irish colleague, including cursing at him about the IRA and the car bombings. Soldiers Maxwell Nicholls and Declan Coutts also allegedly put Private Scott Alexander in strangles and headaches, repeatedly soaked his bed with …

Aston Lark, the UK-based licensed insurance broker backed by Goldman Sachs, has purchased Deanspoint Insurance Brokers. he acquisition of Deanspoint, which operates as Abbey Murphy Insurance, is Aston Lark’s seventh purchase so far this year in Ireland. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Longford and Mullingar, Abbey Murphy Insurance provides both personal insurance and business …

Lava from the first volcanic eruption in the Canary Islands in Spain in 50 years forced the evacuation of 5,500 people and destroyed around 100 homes, but the streams were advancing more slowly than expected, authorities said on Monday. The molten rock flow will not reach the Atlantic Ocean on Monday evening, as was estimated …

A total of 49,000 people are on the waiting list for eye care, with optometrists saying the delays are “unacceptable”. he National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) figures up to August 2021 show that nearly 41,200 were on the waiting list for outpatient eye care. Almost 19,000 waited more than a year and 14,800 more than …

As you browse the newspaper archives, it is always fascinating to see what has changed over the past 25 years. or for example, in 1996 the Independent Irish comfortably made headlines which described Bill Clinton as a ‘family man’, Pádraig Harrington was just a future star with dreams for the Ryder Cup and Dustin Turkey …

Read the top 10 stories on Independent.ie this morning … Irish air traffic control ‘in crisis’, say staff as they call on Transport Minister Eamon Ryan to investigate Irish air traffic controllers said the system was in crisis and personnel problems had resulted in “an increased risk of an air traffic incident or accident”. In …

Following last season’s highs, La Rochelle started the new campaign stammered with Ronan O’Gara’s side suffering a third straight loss to start their league campaign. a Rochelle fell 23-22 against Clermont Auvergne away on Saturday night, leaving them just two bonus points lost in their first three games after previous defeats against reigning national and …

Read the top 10 stories on Independent.ie this morning … Ministers claim € 5 on pensions despite warnings A € 5 increase in state pensions remains on the table for the 2022 budget, despite official warnings from civil servants that increases in social benefits should target people of working age Buy Christmas Toys Now Due …