Pressure is on for price regulation which will have an immediate impact on what every shopper pays for basic foodstuffs.
AVENUE 84 is a classical concert featuring five young Irish musicians to be held in the Examination Hall in Trinity College, Dublin on Thursday, December 13 1984, at 7.30pm. This unique concert is being organised by the participants of the AnCO/Irish Museums Trust training course in Arts Administration.
To install one phone line it costs the consumer £180 plus an average of one year's rental £118. But the cost to Telecom Eireann of putting that line in is in excess of £1,500.
DETAILS of the sponsorship of the 13th Annual Management Competition for Schools were announced by Mr John McNally, Area Director, Ulster Bank, at a reception held in Ulster Bank, College Green, Dublin on Tuessday 11th September.
"Joe Rea seems to regard socialism as any transaction in which the state tales money from the farmers; when the farmers get money from the state, that's what he calls free enterprise" - Ruari Quinn
Story by Olivia O'Leary. Additional reporting and research by Mark Brennock
Whatever the Government White Paper on Industry offers local industry in terms of grants and tax concessions, the prevailing public image of high technology companies is one of multinational companies which will continue to use this country as an assembly line until such time as it is unprofitable to do so.
LEADING sherry producers Harveys of Bristol are making a cool bid to take an even larger share of the Irish market. Through their distributors Grants of Ireland (Sales) Ltd, they are launching a completely new sherry, Finesse.
The IDA's most risk-laden gamble to date is its £16m backing for a now struggling multiinational, Trilogy, started from scratch to build in Dublin the most advanced computer technology yet seen. ALAN MURDOCH describes Gene Amdahl, the pioneering scientist behind the project, his revolution in micro-electronics, and the company's international strategy for tax avoidance. By Alan Murdoch
"Is dioxin a dangerous substance?" one councillor asked.
"We're talking about things we know nothing about," said another.
What was the point, the councilllor wanted to know, in attendding a conference on sheep-dipping when the problem .was dogs. You might as well stay at home, he added. Dogs were roving the countryside killing sheep. Was this matter raised at the conference on sheep-dipping? Was it? No, it wasn't.
A NEW Management Consultancy has been formed by Randal Faulkner.