Hard to lick loyalty – unless it’s Green Shield Stamps

A Different View with Dave O'Connell Loyalty, they say, has to be earned – it cannot be bought. But tell that to the purveyors of loyalty cards, because if you spend enough to get...

Government set to face its greatest test in tackling the mortgage crisis

Political World with Harry McGee - harrymcgee@gmail.com Some years ago, the UCD economist Morgan Kelly – the man who foresaw the crash of the property boom – made a new prediction. He said that...

Hurlers blow it but footballers show some bottle

Inside Track with John McIntyre AS the matches which formed Sunday’s National League double bill at Pearse Stadium drifted into the final quarter respectively, it was difficult to escape the conclusion that the Galway...

Bright spark Iain puts technology into teaching

City Lives - Bernie Ní Fhlatharta hears how Dr Iain MacLaren is upskilling NUIG lecturers It’s hard to imagine college professors having to go back to school but effectively it is one man’s job...

The ace in Loughrea’s pack is still going strong

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon THERE has always been an association between squash and the GAA – with the likes of hurling legends Christy Ring of Cork and Noel Skehan of Kilkenny using the...

This hi-tech West of Ireland just makes my day!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley People talk of the past as if it were always better, but sometimes the present is pretty ring-a-ding-ding. On Monday, I was absentmindedly rifling through my wallet, half-heartedly hoping...


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