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Stakeholders: Cruise ships will help revive Tobago’s economy

Business Corey Connelly 17 Hrs Ago Tourists from the Rhapsody of the Seas cruise ship check out a map of Tobago as they plan their tours with taxi drivers at the Scarborough port on Monday, - DAVID REID TOURISM stakeholders are optimistic that the return of cruise ships to Tobago will help revive the island’s

Jewellery-maker brings unique earrings to market

Business Vishanna Phagoo 17 Hrs Ago Amanda Salandy works on poinsetta earrings in her Tiiu collection. - ROGER JACOB Amanda Salandy, 38, created her first designs using whatever coloured polymer clay she could get her hands on, a US$30 pasta-maker and kitchen utensils. At the time all she had was a mouse, cheese and the

Car Free Sundays would make Dublin city centre 'super nice'

Car Free Sundays would make Dublin city centre “super nice”, a climate activist has said.  Banning the use of most private vehicles on one day of the week is a policy that has been discussed by the National Youth Assembly on Climate and sent to the Government for consideration.  “We need to scale down our

Asylum seekers and locals should meet 'to break down prejudices'

Asylum seekers and local residents should meet in order ‘break down prejudices’ a lecturer in Contemporary Islam has suggested.  In recent days, locals in East Wall, Dublin have been protesting the decision of the State to house asylum seekers in an old ESB building.  Chants of “Get them out” have been heard at the demonstrations

East Wall asylum seekers find protests 'very intimidating'

Asylum seekers living in East Wall, Dublin have said they found recent protests in the area “very intimidating”. There are currently around 80 asylum seekers living in the old ESB building in East Wall and the Department of Integration says it will eventually accommodate 380 men, women and children. Locals have been protesting about what

Rat related call outs jump by 50%

The number of rat and mice related call outs to vermin exterminators have jumped by 50% compared to this time last year.  Rats reach sexual maturity within six weeks and a female rat can give birth to six litters of 12 pups every year.  It all means that a rat population can quickly get out

Bringing back the snack trolley is 'proving very difficult'

Irish Rail says it is “proving very difficult” to bring back the food and drink trolley on Irish trains. The catering trolley has not returned to the train service since the outbreak of the pandemic. As services gradually resumed earlier this year, Iarnród Éireann confirmed that the trolley would not be returning any time soon

Signal Hill crowned Tobago Zone Intercol champs

Sports Jelani Beckles 18 Hrs Ago - SIGNAL Secondary School won the Tiger Tanks Coca-Cola Intercol Tobago Zone title with a victory on penalties over Mason Hall Secondary at Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet on Tuesday. After regulation time the teams were tied 1-1. J Phillips gave Signal Hill the lead in the 23rd minute

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Severed head found near highway in Maloney

News Shane Superville 9 Hrs Ago File photo - Police from the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region II are trying to identify a man whose severed head was found near the Churchill-Roosevelt Highway on Thursday morning. Police said Maloney police received a report of a man's head being found in a drain parallel to the

Holy Faith Sisters launch first book

Features Newsday Reporter 11 Hrs Ago Sisters of Holy Faith Convent in March 2022. Photo: Alison Punch - The Sisters of the Congregation of the Holy Faith (CHF) will launch their first book, Presence & Action, on November 26 at 11 am in Couva. This year the CHF Sisters will mark the 75th anniversary of

KC Confectionery, leading the way on SDGs

Business Ryan Hamilton-Davis 17 Hrs Ago An employee in PPE gear sorts candy at KC Confectionery's headquarters at Southern Main Road, Couva. - ANGELO MARCELLE In one way or another, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were always topics of concern and consideration for many organisations. But it wasn't until September 2015 that these issues