Category Archives: Business

It is harder to fight against pleasure than against anger.

“. . . There’s a battle outside and it’s ragin’, it’ll soon shake your windows and rattle your walls, For the Times they are a’Changin . . . ” . . . wrote Blind Boy Grunt sometime in Autumn sixtie … Continue reading

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A lot of hot eir

   One of the most significant rebranding exercises of recent times is the transformation of the indigenous telcommunications behemoth eircom to eir. The former state owned company started life as Post & Telegraphs and latterly Telecom Eireann before reinventing themselves … Continue reading

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Flying in the face of reason

It’s become apparent, over the course of the protracted Aer Lingus negotiations, who is actually running the country (clue: it isn’t the government). Vested interests like the unions are in fact dictating policy and influencing decisions that are supposed to … Continue reading

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