'He was a big softie': pub landlord remembered by family and friends – The Guardian

When Dawn Hopkins reopened her pub, the Rose Inn in Norwich, after months of closure because of coronavirus, what should have been a day of celebration was laced with grief. Four days after the prime minister had announced on 16 March that people should avoid pubs and other social venues, her partner of more than

Cork 'Covid Party House' court case: 'We have had no sleep whatsoever' – Irish Examiner

An elderly resident who lives near a property that has become known as ‘Covid Party House’ described how a young woman outside the house was told to hush but responded by saying, “Turn up the music”.  Sadie O’Mahony, of Highfield West, near University College Cork, was giving evidence in the case against the landlord for

'We have had no sleep whatsoever': Cork 'Covid Party House' case hears from residents – Irish Examiner

An elderly resident who lives near a property that has become known as ‘Covid Party House’ described how a young woman outside the house was told to hush but responded by saying, “Turn up the music”.  Sadie O’Mahony, of Highfield West, near University College Cork, was giving evidence in the case against the landlord for

Action against Cork landlord over 'lockdown parties' – RTE.ie

The district court in Cork is due to hear an action later today against a landlord over his alleged failure to control noise during house parties at two properties he owns close to University College Cork. The action is being taken by two residents who are part of a group alleging that houses in the

‘Sad day’ for House of Ireland as tourism retailer goes out of business – The Irish Times

House of Ireland, a tourist-focused giftware retail group with high-profile outlets in Dublin and Belfast, is shutting down, as damage from the coronavirus pandemic begins to take its toll on the beleaguered tourism and retail sectors. Five companies associated with the group have called creditor Zoom meetings for later this month to appoint a liquidator

Landlord of Bewley's Cafe on Grafton Street brings court challenge seeking €747,000 in rent arrears – TheJournal.ie

Image: Sam Boal Image: Sam Boal THE LANDLORD OF Bewley’s Cafe on Dublin’s Grafton Street has brought a legal action against the operators of the landmark premises seeking alleged rental arrears of €747,000 and possession of the property. The action has been brought by RGRE Grafton Ltd, which is a company controlled by developer Johnny

Retail Lease Defaults Have Ripple Effect – pymnts.com

As it does during the first week of every month of the pandemic, attention turns to retail leases. This week found that one of the crisis’ most troubled retailers — Nordstrom — will only pay half of its rent for the balance of 2020. With one of the country’s largest real estate firms reporting 65

Rishi's Plan for Jobs will help Britain bounce back – GOV.UK

Delivering his Summer Economic Update in Parliament, the Chancellor announced a package of measures to support jobs in every part of the country, give businesses the confidence to retain and hire, and provide people with the tools they need to get better jobs. The plan for jobs is the second part of a three-phase plan

Environmental complaint against landlord to be heard in Cork court on Friday – Irish Examiner

The environmental complaint by residents against a landlord for the noise allegedly caused by students at his properties near University College Cork will be heard on Friday. The case was scheduled to go ahead on July 3 but Judge Con O’Leary indicated that it might be said that there was a conflict of evidence because

Sam Hanna Bell's iconic Across The Narrow Sea comes to Radio Ulster – https://farmweek.com/about-us/

BBC Radio Ulster’s Storytellers series enters its second summer run, showcasing the best of new and established local drama writing and production. The series will run from July until September. To launch the new season, Scottish actor Douglas Henshall reads a specially abridged version of Sam Hanna Bell’s iconic novel ‘Across The Narrow Sea’, produced