Anger has grown among unionists in Northern Ireland over the UK’s exit from the European Union and the withdrawal agreement which came into effect this year. More specifically, concerns have grown over the Northern Ireland Protocol and its effects on trade between Northern Ireland and Great Britain. There have been reports of food shortages and disruption, and inspectors in Northern Irish ports have been subject to intimidation and threats of violence from loyalists who are fiercely opposed to the changes.
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Benjamin Franklin once said “Words may show a man’s wit, but action his meaning”.
In the 21st century, Africa has seen exponential growth in its economy. People are moving from rural areas to cities in search of work and the cities are growing at an incredible pace. The future is incredibly bright and looks as if it will be prosperous for the continent. However, there are outside elements spotting the opportunity that is developing.
This week marks the beginning of Seachtain na Gaeilge. Although literally translated it means "Irish Week," Seachtain na Gaeilge is a period of 17 days where the people of Ireland celebrate their native language. From schools, and universities to the government, Seachtain na Gaeilge allows its citizens to fully embrace their language. Despite concerns over the decreasing levels of Irish, there are many things to be proud of including Irish becoming an official working language of the European Union. In this article, we examine the Irish language, and why weeks like Seachtain na Gaeilge are important in preserving our native tongue
In capital markets, most investors used to subscribe to one of two of the main doctrines, value or growth investing. Growth investors seek strong earnings growth often investing in stocks within a 10-year range of their IPO (a prudent estimate). Usually, the investors will value these companies using a projection of earnings by some multiple (or a similar metric to the same effect). Value investing hinges on finding “bargains.” Comparing price to earnings (or once again a similar metric), investors look for companies who have been undervalued by the market.