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Ireland most popular destination for UK job seekers

57 min 21 sec ago
The number of UK-based workers planning to emigrate to the EU has returned to the highs seen in the days after the Brexit referendum.

Today in the press

1 hour 11 min ago
Choice Hotel Group, which manages properties including Galway's five-star G Hotel, has been sizing up potential acquisitions in the UK and is also close to finalising the purchase of leases and properties in Ireland, according to CEO Andy O'Neill.

Soaring Facebook profits no surprise to analysts

1 hour 14 min ago
Will Heffernan, an analyst with Cantor Fitzgerald, said he was not surprised by Facebook's soaring profits in the face of recent challenges for the social network.

Software firm New Relic to add 200 new Dublin jobs

2 hours 21 min ago
US software company New Relic is to add up to 200 new positions at its European headquarters in Dublin over the coming years.

Nintendo annual profits soar 36% on Switch sales

2 hours 42 min ago
Nintendo said today that its annual net profit soared 36.1%, thanks to the immense popularity of its Switch console, and announced it was appointing a new president.

Total's Q1 profits lifted by record oil production

2 hours 49 min ago
Record output and high oil prices helped French oil and gas major Total report a consensus-beating rise in net adjusted profit during the first three months of the year.

Shell's quarterly profit soars on stronger oil prices

2 hours 57 min ago
Royal Dutch Shell has today reported a 42% rise in first-quarter profit, its highest in over three years, boosted by higher oil prices and production.

Deutsche Bank to scale back investment bank

3 hours 2 min ago
Deutsche Bank today announced cutbacks to its bond and equities trading in a major overhaul of its troubled investment bank, after posting a 79% drop in net profit in the first quarter.

Mincon's first quarter revenues rise by 6%

3 hours 9 min ago
Engineering company Mincon said today that its first quarter revenues are up 6% compared to the same time last year.

Barclays reports better than expected Q1 profits

3 hours 39 min ago
Improved income at its investment bank helped Barclays report a better than expected first quarter pretax profit of £1.7 billion today.

Regulation of bonus culture in banking was 'needed'

3 hours 54 min ago
Bankers bonuses are now ultimately regulated by the ECB and its Single Supervisory Mechanism - the division set up within the ECB to directly supervise the conduct of the Euro Area's banking industry.

Danske Bank to scale down business in Baltic countries

3 hours 59 min ago
Danske Bank, Denmark's largest bank, said today it would scale down its business in the Baltic countries.

PayPal's quarterly profit beats estimates

4 hours 19 min ago
PayPal Holdings reported first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates as the payment processor benefited from higher volumes of mobile payments and strong merchant services business.

Ebay tries to catch up with rivals, misses Q2 forecasts

4 hours 23 min ago
Ebay's forecast for current-quarter profit and revenue missed Wall Street estimates as the ecommerce company invests heavily to beat the rising competition from the likes of Amazon.com and Alibaba.

Facebook reports soaring profits despite data scandal

4 hours 27 min ago
Facebook has reported a sharp jump in profits in the past quarter, with gains in its user base and strong ad growth as the social network appeared to see no impact from a controversy over privacy.

Combilift to create 200 jobs at new Monaghan plant

4 hours 39 min ago
Two hundred jobs are due to be announced for Monaghan by heavy machinery manufacturer Combilift.

Facebook reports increase in revenue

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 22:01
Facebook Inc shares rose after the social network reported revenue that beat Wall Street estimates, showing no initial impact on its lucrative ad business from a scandal over the handling of personal data.

Boeing cruises past forecasts as margins, sales grow

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 15:26
Boeing's profit jumped by more than half in the first quarter, surging past Wall Street forecasts, and strong sales of commercial jets led it to raise its forecasts for cash flow and earnings after a record 2017

Call for more support for Shannon and regional airports

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 15:04
The Shannon Group, which includes Shannon airport, supports 46,000 jobs and generates an economic impact of €3.6 billion a year to the region.