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Like-for-like sales rose 14 per cent at Tesco Ireland last year

Tesco’s Irish business recorded sales of €2.67 billion for the 52 weeks ending February 27th, up 13 per cent versus the prior year. Like-for-like sal(...)

Ken Murphy, outgoing director general of the Law Society at Blackhall Place. He first took up the position  in March 1995, when he was 38 years old. Photograph: Alan Betson

The effect of the pandemic on the legal profession is not uniform, but everyone’s income is being hit, according to the outgoing director general of t(...)

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak in the House of Commons in London.

Tesco is leading calls for an online sales tax to be imposed on digital retailers such as Amazon, as UK chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak weighs(...)

Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer, has experienced some disruption to supplies, particularly to Ireland, North and South, since a post-Brexit trade de(...)

Last month Tesco estimated the pandemic would cost it £725 million this year. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Tesco said on Wednesday it would repay £585 million (€644.5 million) of Covid-19 pandemic business rates relief it received from the UK government as (...)

Photograph:  Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Grocery retailer Tesco on Wednesday reported a 15.6 per cent fall in core profit, with a jump in sales due to the Covid-19 pandemic more than outweigh(...)

Ken Murphy (top right) working with Peter O’Toole on RTÉ’s Strumpet City

Ken Murphy who died on September 4th, was in the vanguard of young film cameramen who joined RTÉ in the 1960s. In the early days of the station, it (...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee arrives at Dublin Castle for a Cabinet meeting on  Tuesday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Witnesses will no longer be required to swear before God or make an affirmation when filing affidavits under proposals agreed by Cabinet on Tuesday. (...)

Sainsbury’s supermarket in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.

For an industry known for wafer-thin margins and cut-throat competition, UK food retail has benefited from a tide of good news in recent weeks. Indus(...)

‘There will be great interest in seeing who the first Irish solicitor in history to be made a senior counsel will be,’ the director general of the Law Society, Ken Murphy, said. Photograph: Eric Luke

Solicitors are now able to apply to become senior counsel, under changes passed in legislation five years ago now coming into force that will overturn(...)

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