Sunday March 29, 2020

Red C poll: Response to emergency boosts support for Fine Gael

Leo Varadkar‘s party is up by 13 per cent in latest

‘They’ve had a good corona’: crisis puts new spring in Fine Gael’s step

The party’s level of support has risen by 13 per cent since the Covid-19 outbreak hit Ireland, Red C’s latest poll reveals

Heavy fines and jail await those who breach lockdown rules

Gardaí are granted powers to demand people’s names and addresses to see if they are more than 2km from their homes

Phone tracking app set to be used as next step to fight Covid-19

Hospital consultants will move onto new ‘public-only’ deals. Public to be asked to opt into new mobile tracing service

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Climate & Environment

Daniel Murray is joined by Codema CEO Donna Gartland for the latest episode of Five Degrees of Change, the energy and environmental podcast from the Business Post


Pushing her body to the limit every time she gets into the water, Dingle-based Nuala Moore is always on the lookout for the next physically draining challenge

Rosanna Cooney | 29th March, 2020

Covid-19 is putting humanity and how we use technology under a microscope. If we are willing to look and learn, the crisis could offer us the opportunity to map out a brighter future through the relationship between society and technological change

Does the Covid-19 crisis spell disaster for our personal investments, including pensions? Or might it – whisper it – be an optimum time to invest further? TV host and financial planner Eoin McGee has done the sums, and the results might surprise you

Ireland’s food producers are having to rapidly adjust to a changing world. Three of them tell Gillian Nelis how they are adapting their business models to cope with the new reality

In the fifth episode of our Five Degrees of Change podcast, we asked Mark Foley, chief executive of Eirgrid, to offer both personal and policy recommendations to combat climate change


Many involve detailed data collection that may not be legal in EU nations given GDPR concerns

Emmet Ryan | 29th March, 2020

Move comes after Trump’s changes in tax laws to encourage companies to repatriate overseas finances

Is Disney+ he biggest streaming launch since Netflix? Yes, but it’s coming into a more crowded online-content marketplace than ever before

The phone maker’s flagship offering provides consumers with choice and addresses affordability concerns, while the company itself is perfectly positioned to take advantage of 5G