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It has been the busiest week of the year for artisan chocolatiers Jim and Mary Healy at the Chocolate Garden of Ireland in County Carlow.
Amazon plans to close its online store in China, as it downsizes operations in the country.
Online scrapbook company Pinterest jumped 28% in its debut on the New York Stock Exchange.
Uber's autonomous vehicle unit has raised $1 billion from a consortium of investors including Soft Bank Group, giving the company a much-needed funding boost for its pricey self-driving ambitions on the eve of its public stock offering.
Ulster Bank customers will pay a range of new fees and charges for using their current accounts from today.
It is too early to know whether rising construction costs will limit the amount that can be achieved under the Government's €116 billion development plan, the Minister for Finance has said.
US consumers resumed spending in March, snapping up cars ahead of the summer driving season and pushing the US retail sector to its biggest gains in 18 months.
Sterling fell today as the dollar's rally gathered momentum, with strong British retail sales data doing little to shake the currency out of a slumber following a six-month extension to Brexit.
UK retail sales rose far more than expected in March, official data showed today, despite political uncertainty over Brexit and turmoil for department stores.
Nearly 40% of construction companies here have hired Irish workers returning from abroad, according to an industry survey.
37% of construction companies here have hired Irish workers returning from abroad, according to an industry survey.
Data centre operator Equinix is expanding the global reach of its cloud exchange, which will help companies - including Irish businesses - connect into new markets.
Facebook said it may have "unintentionally uploaded" email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be the latest privacy-related issue faced by the social media company.
Apple and Qualcomm this week settled an acrimonious two-year legal dispute. Shortly afterward, Intel said it will exit the smartphone modem chip business.
A total of 36.5 million passengers passed through the main Irish airports last year, an increase of 6.1% over the previous year.
In the aftermath of the fire at Notre-Dame in Paris, luxury, beauty, energy and finance companies pledged hundreds of millions of euro to the cathedral's restoration.
Irish food group Glanbia faces a number of large investors voting next week against its move to increase the salary of chief executive Siobhan Talbot by 22% and make it easier for top managers to receive bonus stock awards.
Euro zone businesses started the second quarter on the back foot, with growth unexpectedly slowing again as demand barely rose despite more modest price rises, surveys showed today.
Jet Airways shares plunged more than 32% today, hours after the Indian carrier's final flight landed following a decision to ground its entire fleet.
Irish homeowners have spent a total of €2.471 billion through the Home Renovation Incentive since its launch in 2013.