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Dublin: 18 °C Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie It’s official – Greece has defaulted on its loans with the IMF With A Whimper

It’s official – Greece has defaulted on its loans with the IMF

The deadline of 11pm has been and gone.

From TheJournal.ie The Naas house-repossession story has taken an interesting twist… Hard Fought

The Naas house-repossession story has taken an interesting twist…

And it doesn’t sound like it’s good news for the bank. A High Court judge has given Leeds Building Society until 28 July to prove they are ‘genuinely interested’ in a resolution.

From TheJournal.ie The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing Opinion

The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing

Heavily indebted countries should have a transparent, independent mechanism to turn to when facing the possibility of not being able to repay debts.

The EU decides on net neutrality rules, but not everyone is happy with it

Critics have said the introduction of ‘specialised services’ could end up creating a fast-lane for internet traffic.

From TheJournal.ie The food sector wants to sell us more for greater profits – but we need to consume less Opinion

The food sector wants to sell us more for greater profits – but we need to consume less

For the first time in human history our biggest killers are not pathogens, at least in the Western world, but illnesses created by poor diet and the drive to consume more calories.

Sony wants to raise €3.2 billion so your phone can take better pictures

The company hopes to return to long-term profit by boosting its production on image sensors for smartphone and digital cameras.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is doing its best to make caravan holidays a thing again Holliers

Ireland is doing its best to make caravan holidays a thing again

There’s a new standard being set for off-beat accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night End Of The Line

Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night

Greece is finally heading for a default on its IMF loans.

From TheJournal.ie ‘No, you’re fired!’ – NBC cuts ties with Donald Trump Back At Ya

‘No, you’re fired!’ – NBC cuts ties with Donald Trump

The network said the decision was made after the billionaire’s recent derogatory statements about immigrants.

Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most Internal Affairs This post contains a poll

Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most

They’re unsure whether it’s worthwhile though

Apple Music is launching today. This is what you need to know

Apple wants to make a dent in the market, but it has a number of obstacles facing it in its quest for dominance.

Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Your day will be one second longer tomorrow Grand Stretch

Your day will be one second longer tomorrow

It could make some computers go a little weird.

From The42 RTÉ loses broadcasting rights to the Summer Olympics from 2020 New Deal

RTÉ loses broadcasting rights to the Summer Olympics from 2020

Discovery Communications, the owners of Eurosport, has paid over €1 billion for pan-European rights.

From TheJournal.ie Closed banks, capital controls and a referendum… What next for Greece? Analysis

Closed banks, capital controls and a referendum… What next for Greece?

And what will it mean for Ireland if Greeks take the nuclear option?

From TheJournal.ie Travelling to Greece for a holiday? You’d better bring plenty of cash Big Spenders

Travelling to Greece for a holiday? You’d better bring plenty of cash

Irish travel agents have warned people may have trouble taking out cash when they arrive.

From TheJournal.ie People are queuing for ATMs in Greece – but they can only get €60 Greece Frightening

People are queuing for ATMs in Greece – but they can only get €60

Pensioners are also queuing outside closed banks.

Sunday 28 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks are now NOT OPENING for a week Grexit

Greek banks are now NOT OPENING for a week

The country is taking the measure to avoid financial panic.

Here’s 11 ways to make your computer run faster

And all without breaking the bank.

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Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution

Jim Koch is the man behind Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

How co-working offices are changing the way we do business

Shared workspaces can lead to great things – as long as everyone keeps the noise down.

From TheJournal.ie A bank tried to evict a hospitalised mother and her daughter this week Have A Heart

A bank tried to evict a hospitalised mother and her daughter this week

Kate Scully Owens was seriously injured in a car accident two weeks ago.

Saturday 27 June, 2015

Why ridesharing has run into some major roadblocks in Ireland

The movement is a global phenomenon – but here it has stalled before even getting started.

From TheJournal.ie State bureaucracy is helping drive up rents, and it needs to stop Opinion

State bureaucracy is helping drive up rents, and it needs to stop

It takes a project an average of 79 weeks from the date of planning application till the first builders start clearing the first square foot of the site for construction.

What the heck is DuckDuckGo and why is it growing in popularity?

The search engine that focuses on privacy has slowly built up a reputation by word of mouth.

From TheJournal.ie “I wouldn’t like it if the Greeks started telling me what to do” No Deal

“I wouldn’t like it if the Greeks started telling me what to do”

Irish Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has expressed disappointment at a lack of resolution in the Greek situation.

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a clever way to use the cloud for security, and an intriguing murder mystery.

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Greek dramas, house prices and UTV Ireland’s woes.

Friday 26 June, 2015

John Murray is out. Don’t fret though, there’s a familiar voice lined up for your mornings on RTÉ

The John Murray Show is ending and Brendan O’Connor is taking over temporarily.

From TheJournal.ie The IBRC gave A LOT of commercial borrowers really good interest rates Loans

The IBRC gave A LOT of commercial borrowers really good interest rates

A parliamentary question has revealed that as many as 40% of commercial loans had interest rates of less than 2%.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O’Brien wants people to buy at least $200m of his company Caribbean Gold

The first time Greece defaulted was more than 2,000 years ago

Here’s 11 things you might not have known about their economy.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail is looking for a woman (several, preferably) Choo Choo

Irish Rail is looking for a woman (several, preferably)

The rail operator is hiring new apprentices.

Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: Syriza has been “lecturing the rest of Europe” TOUGH TALK

Joan Burton: Syriza has been “lecturing the rest of Europe”

The Tánaiste added that Syriza was yet to “persuade us” they can run the Greek economy.

Liberty Insurance is slashing 270 jobs across Ireland to deal with UK losses

The company employs over 1,000 people across the island of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Taylor Swift has now decided to let Apple stream her latest album Change Of Heart

Taylor Swift has now decided to let Apple stream her latest album

The company announced it will paying artists for customers free streaming after Swift penned an open letter earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie ‘When a heart is broken it never heals’: Widow tells of pain as Irish Ferries fined over death Courts
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