Last Wednesday, as Paddy Cosgrave flew to Lisbon to hold a press conference announcing that the Web Summit would move to the Portuguese capital for the next three years, 127,000 men, women and children from every corner of Ireland were making their way to Ratheniska.
By the time the National Ploughing Championships drew to a close in the Co Laois village the next day, some 281,000 people had visited the three-day event. While there, they would...
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Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m
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