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Saturday, 7th September 2013

John Smiles

Qualified Financial Advisor

What is Best Doctors?

Being diagnosed with a serious or chronic illness can be worrying and have devastating consequences. Getting a second opinion from a medical specialist regarded as best in their field of medicine will substantially allay fears as well as reducing the risk of misdiagnosis.

People with important decisions to make about their health, or their family's health, are likely to have many questions:

- Is my diagnosis right?

- Is my medication right for my condition?

- Is surgery my best option?

- What is the best treatment?

Or they might be undergoing treatment, but their condition is not improving.

Best Doctors can help, by providing access to some of the best minds in medicine to help members get the right answers about their medical condition, diagnosis and treatment – so they have the support they need to make good medical decisions.

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Saturday, 7th September 2013

John Smiles

Qualified Financial Advisor

What is Best Doctors?

Being diagnosed with a serious or chronic illness can be worrying and have devastating consequences. Getting a second opinion from a medical specialist regarded as best in their field of medicine will substantially allay fears as well as reducing the risk of misdiagnosis.

People with important decisions to make about their health, or their family's health, are likely to have many questions:

- Is my diagnosis right?

- Is my medication right for my condition?

- Is surgery my best option?

- What is the best treatment?

Or they might be undergoing treatment, but their condition is not improving.

Best Doctors can help, by providing access to some of the best minds in medicine to help members get the right answers about their medical condition, diagnosis and treatment – so they have the support they need to make good medical decisions.

Read More »

Saturday, 7th September 2013

Leading national property group, Real Estate Alliance (REA) is moving into a new phase of growth with the announcement of a new CEO. Philip Farrell has just been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and his new role will commence this week. REA has been in operation for 10 years and with a 25% increase in size over the last two years currently now has nearly 50 offices operating under its banner across the country.

Mr Farrell, who previously held the position of Business Developer Manager of REA since 2011, replaces Eimer O'Keeffe, who will continue to work with REA as Marketing Manager. Mr. Farrell has 25 years experience in the property sector in Ireland. Philip joined REA in 2011 as Business Development Manager and held the position of acting CEO for a period in 2011. He commenced his career as an

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Saturday, 7th September 2013

Leading national property group, Real Estate Alliance (REA) is moving into a new phase of growth with the announcement of a new CEO. Philip Farrell has just been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and his new role will commence this week. REA has been in operation for 10 years and with a 25% increase in size over the last two years currently now has nearly 50 offices operating under its banner across the country.

Mr Farrell, who previously held the position of Business Developer Manager of REA since 2011, replaces Eimer O'Keeffe, who will continue to work with REA as Marketing Manager. Mr. Farrell has 25 years experience in the property sector in Ireland. Philip joined REA in 2011 as Business Development Manager and held the position of acting CEO for a period in 2011. He commenced his career as an

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Saturday, 7th September 2013

Auctioneers have called for the setting up of a dedicated Property Council to oversee the future of the property industry in Ireland.

Pat Davitt, Chief Executive of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV) made the call as a major crisis looms in the shortage of rental accommodation, particularly in Dublin. Over the next few weeks thousands of students are set to arrive in the capital and major cities where there is a severe shortfall of accommodation in many areas.

"This is a crisis waiting to erupt with many students being either unable to find or to afford any kind of accommodation in the weeks and months ahead," he said.

Mr Davitt pointed to the recent report by property portal Daft.ie report which showed a massive 43% fall in the number of available properties to rent in Dublin. There were a total

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Saturday, 7th September 2013

Auctioneers have called for the setting up of a dedicated Property Council to oversee the future of the property industry in Ireland.

Pat Davitt, Chief Executive of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV) made the call as a major crisis looms in the shortage of rental accommodation, particularly in Dublin. Over the next few weeks thousands of students are set to arrive in the capital and major cities where there is a severe shortfall of accommodation in many areas.

"This is a crisis waiting to erupt with many students being either unable to find or to afford any kind of accommodation in the weeks and months ahead," he said.

Mr Davitt pointed to the recent report by property portal Daft.ie report which showed a massive 43% fall in the number of available properties to rent in Dublin. There were a total

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Tuesday, 3rd September 2013

John Smiles

Qualified Financial Advisor

What is Best Doctors?

Being diagnosed with a serious or chronic illness can be worrying and have devastating consequences. Getting a second opinion from a medical specialist regarded as best in their field of medicine will substantially allay fears as well as reducing the risk of misdiagnosis.

People with important decisions to make about their health, or their family's health, are likely to have many questions:

- Is my diagnosis right?

- Is my medication right for my condition?

- Is surgery my best option?

- What is the best treatment?

Or they might be undergoing treatment, but their condition is not improving.

Best Doctors can help, by providing access to some of the best minds in medicine to help members get the right answers about their medical condition, diagnosis and treatment – so they have the support they need to make good medical decisions.

Read More »

Tuesday, 3rd September 2013

Leading national property group, Real Estate Alliance (REA) is moving into a new phase of growth with the announcement of a new CEO. Philip Farrell has just been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and his new role will commence this week. REA has been in operation for 10 years and with a 25% increase in size over the last two years currently now has nearly 50 offices operating under its banner across the country.

Mr Farrell, who previously held the position of Business Developer Manager of REA since 2011, replaces Eimer O'Keeffe, who will continue to work with REA as Marketing Manager. Mr. Farrell has 25 years experience in the property sector in Ireland. Philip joined REA in 2011 as Business Development Manager and held the position of acting CEO for a period in 2011. He commenced his career as an

Read More »

Tuesday, 3rd September 2013

Auctioneers have called for the setting up of a dedicated Property Council to oversee the future of the property industry in Ireland.

Pat Davitt, Chief Executive of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV) made the call as a major crisis looms in the shortage of rental accommodation, particularly in Dublin. Over the next few weeks thousands of students are set to arrive in the capital and major cities where there is a severe shortfall of accommodation in many areas.

"This is a crisis waiting to erupt with many students being either unable to find or to afford any kind of accommodation in the weeks and months ahead," he said.

Mr Davitt pointed to the recent report by property portal Daft.ie report which showed a massive 43% fall in the number of available properties to rent in Dublin. There were a total

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Wednesday, 28th August 2013

John Smiles

Qualified Financial Advisor

How important is work experience for students?

The current generation of graduates is suffering most due to minimal employment opportunities. There are steps that graduates can take to improve their suitability as candidates for work.

Increasingly, recruiters are looking for candidates to display practical workplace skills and experience that can be applied directly to a specific industry or market niche. While experience cannot be acquired at the expense of required academic qualifications, the prevailing employer mind-set provides an opportunity for students to enhance their appeal in a competitive market.

As an aspiring graduate, you must never lose sight of your academic goals and what is required to achieve them. This is why sourcing work experience can be difficult when studying, especially for those pursuing qualifications in challenging subjects such as business and finance.

The summer months and the year immediately following

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    MH17To say that the news that a packed airplane flying from Holland to Malaysia was downed over Eastern Ukraine and all on board lost came as surprise is to put things mildly. While at first there was some confusion as to what happened there now really can be no doubt that it was pro-Russian separatists who carried out the deed. Naturally enough there are some countries and agencies who want to find out and fully verify the facts before final blame can be assigned but it really doesn't take a scientist …

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