Restaurant owners and publicans are in shock at the government’s decision to delay the return of indoor restaurants and “wet” pubs. ay and Margaret O’Connor spent their savings to start their business, Stone House Restaurant in Ballinlough, County Roscommon, and even invested € 20,000 in two air purification machines. So despite the announcement, Ray and …

The state’s biggest money lender is to write off the debts of all of its borrowers in an unprecedented move. rovident is closing its doors here and has decided that anyone who owes him money will have their debts wiped out. It is believed to be the first time that there has been a massive …

In Irish Post columnist Joe Horgan’s new book, he explores themes of migration and identity. The following is an excerpt from People That Don’t Exist Are Citizens of A Made Up Country… I am sitting in a car in County Cork facing the Atlantic. I look at the Atlantic like so many others have done …

Rory McIlroy is hopeful that a forced change of plans “worked for the better” as he seeks to end his major drought with a second Open Championship win. cIlroy will take part in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Mount Juliet this week and has been teamed up with Englishman Tommy Fleetwood and American …

Almost 50 tonnes of PPE donated mainly by retirement homes in Munster are sent to India with the Hope Foundation charity in Cork to be used in the fight against Covid-19. The nursing home community rallied when the manager of a Co Tipperary home called for help, just as Irish homes were helped at the …

GARDAÍ DISCOVERED international organized crime gangs using Ireland as a base for multi-million dollar frauds. From Kerry to Korea, from Midleton to Moscow, crooks have settled here in a criminal network that spans the four corners of the world. Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Lordan and Detective Superintendent Michael Cryan of the Garda National Economic Crime …

Industry Correspondent Ireland’s public debt will amount to nearly a quarter of a trillion euros by the end of the year, said Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe. Addressing the National Economic Dialogue – which involves senior government officials, employers, labor unions and social campaign groups – he said the government must end its expansionary fiscal policy …

Almost two-fifths of employees in Ireland say they are awaiting news from their employers on future working practices as the country reopens. aoiseach Leo Varadkar said workers could return to the office in August before students return to school in September. Despite this, a Independent Irish The survey found that employers are sticking to plans …

Health chief urges Javid to be a ‘voice of caution’ New Health Secretary Sajid Javid said there was “no turning back” on the lifting of England’s remaining Covid restrictions. Mr Javid spoke to reporters this morning during a visit to St Thomas’ Hospital in London and before a statement to Parliament later. The former chancellor …

As communities around the world emerge from their pandemic-induced cocoons, a number of trends are starting to emerge that will shape the retail landscape in the months and years to come. he pace of change in the industry is unrelenting and progressive Irish retailers are continually realigning their business models to meet evolving consumer demands …