Tag Archives: Ireland

Hard Brexit would cost Ireland €18bn

By Triona Crowley   A study released by Copenhagen Economics has revealed a hard-Brexit would cost Ireland up to 18 billion euro, leaving it the most Brexit-exposed country in Europe and in turn cutting the total annual growth of the country from 2.2% to 1.7%. Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation, Heather Humphreys, today, February

SimSimi: What is it and why is it banned in Ireland?

Image: http://www.newstalk.com/Controversial-app-SimSimi-has-been-taken-offline-in-Ireland   By Eva Buckley   SimSimi is an app that was made by Korean tech company ISMaker in 2002. The app uses artificial intelligence to communicate, but it can also learn words and phrases from the user. It has a message type format where the person can chat back and forth with the

Brexit Day

image credit: PA By Eva Buckley Today is the day article 50 is finally triggered and the United Kingdom will begin the process of leaving the European Union.   Today will mark a historic time in the U.K and the beginning of a two-year ‘divorce process’ from the EU. The actual split is due to

Bus Eireann Strike affects commuters nationwide

by Dylan Goodman Photos: Elina Peura The Bus Eireann strike began today, disrupting travel for commuters all over the country. The strike arose due to management at Bus Eireann saying they will need to impose huge cuts to ensure the company’s survival. This included many detriments to workers: pay cuts, overtime cuts and altering bus routes.

Man awarded €20,000 damages in jambon scandal

Image: http://www.dailyedge.ie/   By Dylan Goodman   A Dublin man, who claimed he was falsely accused of not paying for a jambon pastry, has been awarded €20,000 damages for defamation in the Circuit Civil Court .   Mr. Anthony Maher, of Fortunestown, Tallaght, claimed he bought a number of items from Centra Corduff, in Blanchardstown,