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Irish venture capital funding enjoys record quarter

3 hours 29 min ago
Irish SME's secured €502m in venture capital funding during the first quarter of the year, an increase of nearly a third on the same period last year.

Pretty Price: The rising cost of toiletries & cosmetics

10 hours 29 min ago
They may not get as much attention as food, drink and energy, but the cost of toiletries, hygiene products and cosmetics have also seen significant increases in the past year, writes Adam Maguire.

Biden 'hopeful' of imminent US debt deal

Sat, 05/27/2023 - 07:29
US President Joe Biden has said that Democratic and Republican negotiators were on the verge of resolving a debt ceiling standoff, as the deadline for a potentially catastrophic US default was pushed back to 5 June.

Motorists braced for fuel excise duty increase

Sat, 05/27/2023 - 07:00
Petrol and diesel prices are at their lowest point in more than 18 months, but consumers are unlikely to welcome the restoration of fuel excise duties, which gets underway in the coming days, writes Adam Maguire.

Makhlouf ready for two more rate hikes

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 17:47
Another two rate hikes from the European Central Bank are still on the cards but moves further out remain open to debate as inflation is still stubborn, Irish central bank chief Gabriel Makhlouf said.

Green light for hotel overlooking St Stephen's Green

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 17:18
Dublin City Council has given the green light to father and son property developers, Charlie and Max O'Reilly Hyland for a 120 bedroom seven-storey hotel overlooking the Iveagh Gardens at Dublin's St Stephen's Green.

Deutsche Bank used big trades to raise cash in March

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 17:02
As banks came undermounting pressure in March, Deutsche Bank used big trades to give its cash buffers a temporary boost, employing a method that European regulators have raised concerns over, according to two sources familiar with the situation.

EPA providing access to enforcement information

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 16:48
The Environmental Protection Agency has launched the first phase of a new online service, which will allow the public to view the enforcement activities, actions and communications between the EPA and holders of EPA licences and permits.

Profits dip at Katie Taylor firm

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 16:34
Accumulated profits at boxer, Katie Taylor's commercial firm here last year dipped to €1.6 million.

Fáilte Ireland launches strategies for regional tourism

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 16:07
Fáilte Ireland has launched four new Regional Tourism Development Strategies which will provide a framework for the sustainable tourism development across Ireland between 2023 and 2027.

Skillnet Ireland announces partnership with IRDG

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 15:53
Skillnet Ireland has announced a new partnership with business network, IRDG, which it said will empower businesses to success through innovation with world-class skills training.

Sell-out gigs boosted profits at Aviva Stadium

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 15:03
Sell-out crowds for Harry Styles and Westlife concerts at the Aviva Stadium last summer contributed to operating profits of €7.97m for the stadium firm.

Over 65s may be overpaying for health insurance - HIA

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 12:50
Many over 65 year olds may not be on the most cost effective health insurance plan for their needs, the Health Insurance Authority (HIA) has claimed, as new data showed they paid 42% more on average for cover last year than younger cohorts.

O.C.E. Technology wins European Space Agency deal

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 11:53
Irish space technology company O.C.E. Technology has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop a multicore real-time operating system "OCEOSmp" for use in mission critical software.

Oil up amid OPEC+ supply cut uncertainty, demand worry

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 11:42
Oil prices were stable today, as the market weighed conflicting messages on supply from Russia and Saudi Arabia ahead of the next OPEC+ policy meeting, a stronger US dollar and worries of weaker-than-expected demand growth.

French tyre maker Michelin sells activities in Russia

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 11:28
French tyre maker Michelin said today it was selling its Russia Tyre Manufacturing Company (MRTMC) and Camso CIS in Russia to Power International Tires, a tyre distributor in the country.

ECB's Lane pushes back on core inflation worries

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 10:09
Generous wage deals in some euro zone countries are still within expectations, even if there is some upside risk to wage growth, European Central Bank chief economist Philip Lane said today.

Andrews new Co-Chair of Balance for Better Business

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 09:45
Carol Andrews has been named as Co-Chair of Balance for Better Business (B4BB), the independent review group which aims to improve gender balance in senior business leadership in Ireland.

Credit Suisse to pay $926m in former Georgia PM case

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 08:58
Credit Suisse has been ordered to pay $926m compensation after a Singapore court said the bank had breached its duty to safeguard the assets of a former prime minister of Georgia.

Corre Energy reaffirms target dates for key projects

Fri, 05/26/2023 - 08:38
Energy company Corre Energy said its investment phase saw a €10.6m loss recorded after tax, in line with expectations, for the year to the end of December.