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PwC to sponsor Ocean Wealth Summit during SeaFest

PwC, Ireland’s largest professional services firm, has announced a new three year headline sponsorship of the ‘Our Ocean WealthSummit’, the largest national gathering of Ireland’s marine and business communities, held annually as part of SeaFest. This year, the Summit will take place in the National University of Ireland, Galway, on June 30.

‘Some people think ultra marathons are for extreme athletes but they are for everybody’

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Galway man Richard Donovan is something of a superstar in the gruelling sport of ultra running. He has made truly epic runs across many of the world’s most extreme climates including the Sahara Desert, Mount Everest, the Inca Trail, and the Amazon jungle. In 2002 he became the first runner in the world to run a marathon at both the North and South poles and in 2009 he was the first athlete to run seven consecutive marathons on seven continents in less than seven days.

It's time we talked about a post-capitalist society

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When Donald Trump was elected on a platform of far-right populism, many thought that, once in office he would soften his cough a good bit, or at least the “checks and balances” of the American political system would go some way to restrict his more madcap proposals.

House prices rise by 11pc in Westmeath

House prices in Westmeath for the final three months of 2016 were 11 per cent higher than a year previously, compared to a rise of 13 per cent seen a year ago. The average house price is now €162,000, 37 per cent above its lowest point.

Rents in Mayo continue to rise

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The latest Daft.ie rent report has concluded that rents in Mayo have risen by 3.4 per cent year on year and the average rent in the county is now €568 per month, up by 10 per cent from their lowest point since the property website has been carrying out this survey.

Galway’s rent inflation matching Dublin

Landlords in Galway are at the centre of a raging housing crisis, which has seen the city's housing market thrown into disarray.

Rent prices in Westmeath continue to rise sharply

Rents in Westmeath were 12.7 per cent higher in Westmeath in the second quarter of 2016, according to the latest quarterly Rental Report by Daft.ie.

Average Westmeath house price continues to rise

House prices in Westmeath between April and June were 13 per cent higher than a year previously, with the average price now €159,000, according to the latest House Price Report released by Daft.ie.

Drinks Industry Group of Ireland launches annual Support Your Local campaign

The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland has launched the Support Your Local campaign for 2016, which seeks to highlight the significant economic contribution that the drinks and hospitality industry makes to communities across Ireland.

Standards of political commentary in freefall

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Insider has been a keen observer and participant in political affairs for close on 40 years, and one of the biggest changes he has seen in that time is the decline in the standard of political reporting and analysis, seemingly deteriorating at a quickening pace with the passing years.

 

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