Post Reporter

Post Reporter

Phone firm hit by ComReg order

Phone firm hit by ComReg order

The telecommunications regulator, ComReg, has ordered a company that sells phone calls to businesses to remove misleading information from its advertisements, writes Louise McBride.

Examiner for Farm Media

Examiner for Farm Media

The High Court last week approved the appointment of an examiner to The Farm Media Group.

Tour operator liquidated

Tour operator liquidated

The Irish branch of Italiatour, which offered holiday packages to Italy, was placed in voluntary liquidation last week.

Out soon

Out soon

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She's in fashion

She's in fashion

Stylist Catherine Condell has been in the fashion business for 20 years.

Object of desire

Object of desire

Conventional candlesticks can be awkward, if not downright dangerous.

Starcom's direct response

Starcom's direct response

Media-planning and buying firm Starcom MediaVest has launched a direct-response media company called Clear Blue Water.

Ask Miles

Ask Miles

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Calyx acquires Convergent for €600,000

Calyx acquires Convergent for €600,000

Irish voice and data company Calyx has acquired voice and data specialist Convergent Systems for €600,000 following four months of negotiations.

Posters that positively purr

Posters that positively purr

Posters that purr will form part of a new €500,000 advertising campaign for cat food Whiskas.

Hybrid cars

Hybrid cars

The hybrid car is one of the easiest means by which you can reduce your reliance on petrol and diesel.

Taxpayers fund generous pay rises

Taxpayers fund generous pay rises

The latest round of pay increases for ministers, judges, top civil servants and other public officials demonstrates again the extent to which this country is largely run for the benefit of the public sector.

More elegant Volvo S80

More elegant Volvo S80

A new Volvo S80 will go on show at the Frankfurt Motor Show this autumn.

New Peugeot 107 to arrive by year-end

New Peugeot 107 to arrive by year-end

Late this year the new Peugeot 107 arrives in Ireland. It is a sister of the Toyota Aygo, which will arrive first, and the Citroen C1, due early next year.

The origins of suicide bombing

The origins of suicide bombing

The origins of suicide bombing lie in the battlefields of the 1980-1988 Iran/Iraq war when Iranian child soldiers strapped bombs to their chests and blew up Iraqi tanks.