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# going under
Once the country's biggest independent bookmaker, Hackett's is now in liquidation
The chain had already closed nearly three-quarters of its shops before finally going under.
# Not paying
There has been a sharp rise in Irish Water cancellations since the general election
The revelation will come as a further blow to the future of water charges.
# no morphine
Forget the drugs, listening to music during surgery can reduce your pain
Even while you’re under anaesthetic.
# going under
The number of homeowners who are years behind on their loans is still going up
Banks have been accused of only helping the ‘low-hanging fruit’ of people who are a few months overdue.
# going under
Bankruptcies have increased more than 750% since four years ago
New figures also show a rise in start-ups and a fall in the number of businesses going under.