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H&M dives into the red and rules out dividend payment

first_imgWednesday 31 March 2021 7:38 am H&M dives into the red and rules out dividend payment Michiel Willems whatsapp “By working together with stakeholders and partners, we believe we can take steps in our joint efforts to develop the fashion industry, as well as serve our customers and act in a respectful way,” H&M added. Share However, the Stockholm-based clothing giant did not rule out a divided later in the year. Also Read: H&M dives into the red and rules out dividend payment Chinacenter_img Retail giant H&M reported a loss for the December-February period this morning and confirmed it will not propose a divided at its upcoming annual general meeting. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeBrake For ItSay Goodbye: These Cars Will Be Discontinued In 2021Brake For ItFactableAluminum Foil Uses You’ll Want to KnowFactableLivestlyPlugs Have These Two Holes At The End, Here’s WhyLivestlyMoneyWise.comMechanics Say You Should Avoid These Cars In 2021  MoneyWise.comHomeLight.comDon’t Make This Mistake When You Sell Your Home. Try these 7 websites.HomeLight.comFungus EliminatorIf You Have Toenail Fungus Try This TonightFungus EliminatorThe Legacy ReportMan Who Predicted 2020 Crash 45 Days Early Issues Next Major WarningThe Legacy ReportDaily Funny40 Brilliant Life Hacks Nobody Told You AboutDaily FunnyMoney PopThe Most Overpriced Vehicles On the Market Right NowMoney Pop The world’s second-biggest fashion retailer pre-tax loss during the fiscal first quarter was $159m, compared to a profit of $286m a year earlier. whatsapp “We are dedicated to regaining the trust and confidence of our customers, colleagues, and business partners in China,” the company stressed in a statement this morning. The company stressed this morning that it has no intention to scale back operations in China, following a recent backlash with regards to comments made about China’s Xinjiang region. Also Read: H&M dives into the red and rules out dividend payment Show Comments ▼last_img read more

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WATCH: Laois building contractor on the benefits of zoom ahead of physical meetings in the new Covid-19 world

first_imgHome News Business WATCH: Laois building contractor on the benefits of zoom ahead of physical… NewsBusiness Previous articleLaois TD volunteers to help local nursing home during Coronavirus pandemicNext articleHeidi Higgins on moving her business online, new home, pregnancy and designing face masks Alan HartnettStradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016. A Laois business owner reckons that there will be far more zoom meetings than physical ones in the aftermath of the Coronavirus.JS Dooley Contracting, established in 2006 and based in Portlaoise, is a general building contractor.It, like all other members of its sector, was allowed to reopen on Monday under Phase 1 of the government’s roadmap to stepping our way to Coronavirus recovery.They had been completed closed since March 19 and their main customers would be Royal College of Surgeons, Circle K, South Dublin and Laois County CouncilsOwner Seamus Dooley, speaking on a video interview with the Laois Chamber, explained how he believes the pandemic will change how his business, and many others conduct meetings.Speaking to Chamber CEO Bernie Everard, Rosenallis native Dooley explained how he reckons the days of driving from Cork to Dublin and back again to attend meetings are over.He said: “I think there will be less miles on the road spent travelling to meetings in Dublin, Cork and all over the country.“I think plenty of meetings can be held remotely. We have people continuously tendering for new work and they are very busy – as busy as they have ever been – and it is all being done remotely.“If I had a meeting in Dublin or I was down in Cork, you are driving for maybe two hours each way and then you’re racing to get there and racing to get home.“The meeting could be done in half an hour and yet it is taking four and a half hours to do that same meeting.”Check out the full interview with Seamus below:SEE ALSO – WATCH: Finline Furniture on plans to re-open and how they’ve been managing during Coronavirus lockdown By Alan Hartnett – 20th May 2020 Twitter Pinterest Bizarre situation as Ben Brennan breaks up Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael arrangement to take Graiguecullen-Portarlington vice-chair role TAGSCoronavirusJS Dooley LtdLaois ChamberSeamus Dooley Electric Picnic Facebook Twitter Electric Picnic WhatsApp Pinterest WATCH: Laois building contractor on the benefits of zoom ahead of physical meetings in the new Covid-19 world News Laois Councillor ‘amazed’ at Electric Picnic decision to apply for later date for 2021 festival RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook WhatsApp Electric Picnic organisers release statement following confirmation of new festival datelast_img read more

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Canada’s tax system unfairly favours wealthy, poll of CRA auditors suggests

first_img Government to reimburse self-employed workers who repaid CERB The survey of more than 1,700 members of the union, which represents tax professionals at the Canada Revenue Agency, also found four of every five respondents think loopholes and tax credits built into the system benefit corporations and the rich.Some 84% of respondents to the internal online survey said they believe that by better enforcing existing tax laws, the government could capture more tax revenues without raising taxes.The anonymous survey was sent electronically to nearly 11,600 PIPSC members working for the tax agency between Feb. 20 and March 6.Of the 2,170 respondents, 1,741 were tax professionals, including 1,384 auditors. The analysis excluded responses from 429 computer-systems employees.The findings show the difficulties tax auditors face in ensuring Canada’s tax system “remains fair in the face of off-shore tax havens and other tax avoidance schemes,” said PIPSC president Debi Daviau, who used the findings to further push the Trudeau government to increase CRA funding.The union said the agency continues to struggle with a $500 million shortfall compared with the budget it had in 2012 before the former Harper government slashed spending.A spokesperson for the CRA said the Liberal government has tried to rebuild the agency over the last three budgets, and is focusing resources “to target high areas of risk.”“Those investments are allowing the CRA to deliver better data, approaches and results for Canadians,” Etienne Biram said in an emailed statement.“Our 6,300 auditors have an array of tools at their disposal and we will continue to explore ways to provide them with additional tools and resources to assist them in their challenging and important work.”Another Environics Research poll commissioned by the union found 79% of respondents agreed with the statement, “It is easier for corporations and wealthy individuals to evade and/or avoid tax responsibilities than it is for average Canadians.”That public opinion survey, which is based on some 1,000 respondents, was conducted by telephone between July 3 and 8. The results are considered accurate within plus or minus 3.2 percentage points, 19 times out of 20. U.S. businesses may have to report crypto assets to IRS Canadian Press Folder tab with the word tax olivier26/123RF Related news U.S. proposes tax of at least 15% on global corporate profits A recent union-sponsored survey suggests an overwhelming majority of federal government auditors believe Canada’s tax system unfairly favours the wealthy over average Canadians.The poll, conducted by the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, found nine out of 10 auditors and other tax professionals surveyed agreed that corporations and wealthy Canadians can more easily avoid paying taxes than less well-off individuals. Keywords TaxesCompanies Canada Revenue Agency Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Facebook LinkedIn Twitterlast_img read more

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Raising ambition to tackle climate change in Latin America and Caribbean

first_imgRaising ambition to tackle climate change in Latin America and Caribbean Friends, good afternoon from London. It is a real pleasure to join you all today for these incredibly important discussions.I want to thank you for the great climate action we that have already seen from so many of you in the region.So, if I take some examples. We’ve had ambitious new Nationally Determined Contributions from Chile, Colombia, Jamaica, Costa Rica and many others.And as well as the commitment from Barbados to go fossil fuel free within the decade.And I am really enormously grateful to all of you who made announcements at the Climate Ambition Summit in December. And really showcased climate leadership at the CARICOM Moment of Ambition event the day before.But of course, we have much more to do collectively. Now, we must build on the momentum that’s being created.I think we all recognise this is an absolutely vital year for our planet.We know – because the science tells us- that the world must halve its emissions over the next decade if we are to limit global temperatures in line with the Paris Agreement.We also know that if we continue on our current course we will unleash catastrophe, putting this region’s stunning biodiversity, its countries, its small island states vulnerable to climate change in much more peril.And we know that we must rapidly increase our efforts to adapt and build our resilience.So, COP26 must genuinely be the moment that countries, and companies, and cities and regions, all of us collectively, unite behind the Paris Agreement.And it is all about putting the world on track to make Paris a reality.In this, the UK’s COP26 Presidency looks to our Latin American and Caribbean friends for support and action.And I request and I ask that you to work together, and with international partners, throughout this year, to explore the key issues in the negotiations.And to engage with the events convened by the UK and Chile COP Presidencies, to help make progress on the UNFCCC process.In this, environment ministers play an absolutely vital role. And the UK’s Embassies and the COP26 Regional Ambassador Fiona, stand ready to support you.And urge you to come forward with robust adaptation plans and communications, and to announce net zero targets, with NDCs and long-term strategies to take you there. And clear policies and plans to make these targets a reality.Given this region’s unique biodiversity, action on nature is particularly important.This is another priority for our COP26 Presidency.And I thank all of you who have been involved with today’s Forest, Agriculture and Commodity Trade Dialogues, and encourage all of you to look at the Dasgupta Review – published today – talking about the economics of biodiversity.Finally, I ask you to seize the opportunities presented by the move to clean, resilient growth, by aligning your own Covid-19 recovery packages with the Paris Agreement.I do recognise that this region has been particularly hard hit by the pandemic.But it is by investing in clean recoveries today, that we support jobs and growth, both now and in the future.Let me give you an example: wind and solar now cost less than fossil fuels in two thirds of countries. And that trend is continuing will undercut commissioned coal and gas almost everywhere by 2030,And we also know from the International Renewable Energy Agency that by boosting renewables investment we could have an extra 7 million more jobs worldwide, compared to if we continued on a business as usual track.Here in the UK we have demonstrated that green growth is absolutely possible. Over the past 30 years we have managed to grow our economy by 75 per cent whilst cutting our emissions 43 per cent.And last year, our Prime Minister launched a plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, to support a quarter of a million jobs and help drive our recovery.This places climate action at the heart of our plans for the economy.So, I encourage all of you here today to work with your Ministries of Finance to do the same. Because collaborative working across each government is going to deliver what we all want.And I urge you to work to support green recoveries around the world.And of course, the UK COP26 Presidency is also working to get finance flowing.We are working the MDBs – multilateral development banks – with private investors to drive investment. Particularly to vulnerable countries. And with a particular focus on adaptation.And I am very much calling very loudly on donor countries to raise the $100 billion a year in international climate finance that has been promised and is a matter of trust for so many.The UK government itself has doubled its own contribution to £11.6 billion over five years. And £3bn of that, some days ago Prime Minister Johnson announced, will go to nature.Friends, in conclusion, the Paris Agreement gave us a wonderful framework to address the threat of climate change.To make it a reality, we must now step up. Raise our ambition, take action. And seize the opportunities presented to build a clean and sustainable recovery that we all want to see and that our people absolutely deserve.Thank you. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:america, american, Barbados, Chile, climate change, Colombia, communications, Costa Rica, Government, industrial revolution, Jamaica, London, Paris, renewable energy, UK, UK Government, UNFCCClast_img read more

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Repurposed EV batteries set to reduce technology costs and minimise waste

first_imgRepurposed EV batteries set to reduce technology costs and minimise waste The Morrison Government is supporting an innovative company to reuse electric vehicle (EV) batteries to store power on commercial and industrial sites across Australia, to help keep the lights on while reducing battery costs.Melbourne-based start-up Relectrify will install 20 commercial scale 36 kW/120 kWh repurposed batteries from EVs at various locations across Australia, paving the way for the broader rollout of its advanced battery management system and inverter solution.EV batteries are generally replaced by EV drivers when they reach 80 per cent of their initial capacity to improve driving range, but they can still be used in stationary storage applications.Relectrify’s project will extend the lifetime of batteries while also highlighting the opportunity to reduce technology cost by using second life batteries.Second-life EV battery cells are up to 50 per cent cheaper than new battery cells, helping businesses with repurposed batteries to save on their energy costs.Through this trial, Relectrify’s technology can provide backup power for farms, microgrids, and weak rural networks. It can also be used in solar integration, community battery storage for residential solar, to boost EV charging capacity and as a potential replacement for diesel generators.Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor said: “This trial is expected to deliver a significant reduction in the cost of installing batteries, while also helping to further integrate renewables into the grid.”“Importantly, it will also help to address end-of-life battery waste issues by repurposing and reusing EV batteries.”The Government is providing $1.49 million toward the $3.3 million project through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency. This builds on the $338,000 the Government provided in 2018 to support the development of Relectrify’s advanced battery control technology.Through this trial, Relectrify will finalise the development of the product and undertake certifications ahead of a broader rollout of the battery units across Australia.The project will support up to 15 jobs. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:AusPol, Australia, Australian, Australian Renewable Energy Agency, battery, community, Electric, electric vehicle, Government, Minister, Morrison, Morrison Government, project, renewable, renewable energy, technology, vehiclelast_img read more

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Skiing for science at 12,000 feet—in June

first_imgShare Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Earlier this month, CU Boulder researchers took their annual snow survey in the Green Lakes Valley, part of the city of Boulder watershed. The measurements are important for the state’s water and fire management agencies.The Niwot Ridge research site, maintained by CU Boulder and funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), has studied ecological change—both natural and human-caused—for over 30 years. The site includes and abuts the Continental Divide at more than 13,000 feet in elevation. A recent $6.8 million renewal grant to CU Boulder’s Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) ensures the research will continue for another six years. Read more.Categories:EnvironmentNews Headlines Published: June 12, 2017 last_img read more

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800 jobs created through refurbished Montego Bay Free Zone

first_imgRelated800 jobs created through refurbished Montego Bay Free Zone Advertisements Related800 jobs created through refurbished Montego Bay Free Zone FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail 800 persons have gained employment through the refurbished Montego Bay Free Zone. This information was recorded in the annual report for the Factories Corporation of Jamaica (FCJ) for the 2008/2009 Fiscal Year from the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce. Minister with responsibility for Information, Daryl Vaz told yesterday’s January 26 post cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House that theFCJ also recorded revenue earnings of J$331,581,000. This is approximately 17 percent increase from that recorded in the previous period. Mr. Vaz noted that the Free Zone was refurbished at a cost of J$6.5 million to facilitate Information, Communication Technology Operations by United States-based providers. The report also highlighted the FCJ’s plans to develop 60, 000 square feet of industrial factory space at the Garmex Free Zone.  “The Corporation also realized a Net Profit of J$90,032,000.00, which is a reduction of J$589,276,000 from that recorded in the previous period. The main contributor to the sharp decline in net profit was a significant reduction in the rate of increase in the fair value of investment properties from J$809 million to J$38 million,” Minister Vaz said. Issued by: The Office of the Prime Minister 800 jobs created through refurbished Montego Bay Free Zone Office of the Prime MinisterJanuary 27, 2011 Related800 jobs created through refurbished Montego Bay Free Zonelast_img read more

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Ministry awaiting Progress Report on Divestment of Wallenford Coffee Company

first_imgMinistry awaiting Progress Report on Divestment of Wallenford Coffee Company AgricultureFebruary 25, 2012 Advertisements RelatedMinistry awaiting Progress Report on Divestment of Wallenford Coffee Company RelatedMinistry awaiting Progress Report on Divestment of Wallenford Coffee Company FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Roger Clarke, said that the Ministry is awaiting a progress report on the proposed divestment of the state-owned Wallenford Coffee Company Limited from the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), which is leading the process. Speaking at a press briefing at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens offices on February 23, Mr. Clarke said that to date, only one “serious” bid has been forthcoming for Wallenford. “It (divestment process) is with the DBJ. They are the ones, who are leading the process and, therefore, we await some of the other consultations that are taking at this point in time. I have indicated to Cabinet that, for the time being, we have to hold (on it) and really have a look at the whole situation,” he stated. Mr. Clarke highlighted some of the concerns coming out of a recent meeting with stakeholders to discuss Wallenford’s divestment. These, he disclosed, included concerns raised by growers, who have leased property from the government in the Blue Mountain region, of their fate over the long-term. “They (have indicated that they) would not want us to divest them…to the divestee. Therefore, they would prefer an arrangement, which gives them direct contact with the government, who has leased them those properties (as) they don’t want to be sub-leased,” he said. Additionally, Mr. Clarke said, the farmers were concerned about the preservation of the Wallenford brand, which, he pointed, “has an international reputation”.  He said that “they would want the…brand to remain as a national asset, if you might call it that; so, there are some sticking points there”. He noted however that “you can’t sell the meat and leave the bones; what is important is that the entire animal has to be sold, and that is where we are at, at this point in time”. If executed, Wallenford’s divestment would follow that of the Mavis Bank Coffee Factory Limited, which was divested last October to the Jamaica Producers Group (JPG) and Pan Jam Investment Trust (Jamaica), which have equal 50 per cent holdings in the entity. Pan Jam, a Chinese entity, already has a stake in the local agricultural sector, having purchased the state-run sugar factories: Frome, Westmoreland; Monymusk, Clarendon; and Bernard Lodge, St. Catherine, last year. General Manager of Mavis Bank Coffee Factory, Senator Norman Grant, advised that under the terms of the divestment agreement for the facility, both JPG and Pan Jam have committed to rolling out development programmes for the 6,000 farmers, who supply beans. Further that there is a commitment to expanding the factory, “as it relates to traceability issues and environment issues”. He informed that Mavis Bank has already entered into commitments covering the period up to December, to purchase some 55 per cent of the total Blue Mountain coffee production. Senator Grant, who has been retained to head the factory’s overall operations, advised that Minister Clarke has met with the new owners, whom, he said, have given an undertaking to develop and build the industry, over time, adding that Mavis Bank was “here for the long haul”. By Douglas McIntosh, JIS Reporter RelatedMinistry awaiting Progress Report on Divestment of Wallenford Coffee Companylast_img read more

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China’s FDD-LTE licences to be issued in May — report

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 02 FEB 2015 China Telecom profit jumps China Telecom claims NB-IoT milestone China operators lose NYSE delisting appeal Author ChinaChina MobileChina TelecomChina UnicomFDD-LTEhybrid licenceshybrid trialsMIITTDD-FDD LTETechnology Joseph Waring joins Mobile World Live as the Asia editor for its new Asia channel. Before joining the GSMA, Joseph was group editor for Telecom Asia for more than ten years. In addition to writing features, news and blogs, he… Read more HomeAsiaNews China’s FDD-LTE licences to be issued in May — reportcenter_img Previous ArticleTaiwan Mobile aims to triple 4G users in 2015Next ArticleEricsson eyes India as top Asian market within 3 years Tags Asia Joseph Waring An ambition by China Telecom and China Unicom to be on equal 4G footing with market leader China Mobile is putting pressure on the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) to speed up the issue of full nationwide FDD-LTE licences, with a source at an operator saying that “if everything goes well” the MIIT is expected to issue the licences around World Telecommunications Day on 17 May, C114.net reported.The report comes as China Telecom and China Unicom reportedly are both pushing to scale up their 4G network deployments and expand their so-called hybrid TDD-FDD trials to more than 100 cities in the first half of the year.China Unicom and China Telecom first received approval for the hybrid trials in 16 cities in June. The MIIT expanded the trials in August to 40 cities, then again to 56 cities in December. China Mobile recently said it now has 90 million 4G connections, while China Unicom and China Telecom together only have 10 million.The MIIT has said previously that it wouldn’t consider issuing FDD-LTE licences until “conditions are mature in 2015” and wanted to see TD-LTE users expand to 250 million, C114.net said.To speed up their rollouts, China Unicom and China Telecom will be able to use the 700,000 base stations that took China Mobile a year to build. China Tower – a joint venture established last July by the country’s three mobile operators – has started to take over the construction of towers from the operators in some regions. Starting this year, the operators will no longer build new towers. China Tower is expected to build more than one million towers over the next two years.Meanwhile, China Unicom has released its “2H2014 service quality report”. The country’s second largest operator with 300 million connections sped up the roll out of its hybrid TDD-FDD network in the second half of last year, deploying 10,000 TD-LTE base stations and 90,000 FDD-LTE base stations.China Unicom said its TD-LTE network covers more than 300 cities and has a peak download speed of 150Mb/s. Relatedlast_img read more

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Man claims he saw Mary Boyle being driven away on the day she disappeared

first_img Twitter WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The fisherman who alerted gardai to the disappearance of Mary Boyle in March 1977 has told the irish Daily Star he saw the six year old being driven away in a red Volkswagen Beetle, just minutes before her mother and uncle came looking for her.PJ Coughlan, who is now 73, told gardai about the car, but it wasn’t included in his statement. He told the paper he believes a garda ignored what he said about the car, because gardai already had a suspect.Mr Coughlan says he will fully cooperate with the new garda Cold Case probe into Mary’s disappearance close to her grandparents’ home at Cashelard, Ballyshannon. Google+ Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Facebook Google+ Consultation launched on proposal to limit HGV traffic in Clady Twittercenter_img Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Man claims he saw Mary Boyle being driven away on the day she disappeared Facebook By admin – July 14, 2016 Harps come back to win in Waterford Previous articleDoherty hopeful Dungloe Ante-Natal services are close to reinstatementNext articleCouncil urged to carry out works to allow the reopening of Kilmacrennan Abbey Graveyard admin Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterestlast_img read more

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