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SIPTU to refer FAI dispute to Labour Court

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 17:35
SIPTU has said that it will be referring a dispute involving its members employed by the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) to the Labour Court.

Construction firm employee claims unfair dismissal

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 14:18
An employee accused of sending an insubordinate email to nearly 40 staff at a construction firm has claimed that he was sacked without due process by the company.

Number of homes granted planning permission falls 28%

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 13:06
The number of homes granted planning permission dropped 28% between January and March, when compared with the same time last year.

Household savings rate increases to 14.7%

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 12:03
The savings rate among households increased to 14.7% between January and March.

Tourist beds used for refugee and asylum seekers down 15%

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 11:59
The number of registered tourist beds being used to house Ukrainian refugees and international protection applicants has fallen by over 15% in the past six months, according to Fáilte Ireland.

Consumer prices rose by 2.6% over the 12 months to May

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 11:26
Consumer prices for goods and services rose by 2.6% over the 12 months to May.

Alphabet hit with Austrian privacy complaint

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 10:51
Alphabet's Google was hit with a complaint by Austrian advocacy group NOYB today for allegedly tracking users of its Chrome Web browser, an issue already on EU antitrust regulators' radar.

New Cheestrings facility opens, creating 60 new jobs

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 10:32
Kerry Dairy Ireland, a division of Kerry Group has opened its new Cheestrings facility in Charleville, Co Cork.

Waterland Ireland acquires two decarbonisation firms

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 08:13
Private equity firm Waterland Ireland has acquired two more firms as part of a €50m investment in decarbonisation-focused businesses.

Stellantis aims to increase dividend payout next year

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 08:13
Stellantis reiterated its 2024 financial forecasts and said it aimed to improve its dividend payout next year.

Oil slips on US growth worries, ample crude supply

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 07:57
Oil prices fell in early trade today, as investors digested that the US Federal Reserve had likely pushed back a possible interest rate cut to December, while ample US crude and fuel stocks also weighed on the market.

Revenue at Origin Enterprises drops over 20%

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 07:48
International agri-services group Origin Enterprises has seen revenue drop by 20.7% to €1.5 billion so far this year.

Talks between Aer Lingus management and pilots to resume

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 07:38
Talks will resume later this morning between Aer Lingus management and pilots in a bid to resolve a pay dispute that could lead to strike action at the airline.

Musk: Tesla shareholders voting yes for his pay package

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 07:33
Tesla shareholders are voting to approve a $56 billion pay package for Elon Musk and to move the electric vehicle maker's legal home to Texas, the CEO said on social media, adding that passage was by wide margins.

Fast fashion retailer Shein hikes prices ahead of IPO

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 07:22
Fast fashion retailer Shein has hiked prices by over a third on some core products, in a move likely to boost revenues ahead of its planned IPO, according to an analysis of its pricing strategy.

China urges EU to reverse 'wrong direction' on EV tariffs

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 07:12
Beijing hopes the European Union will reconsider tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles and stop going further in the "wrong direction" to shield its auto industry from competition, according to state news agency Xinhua.

Fed leaves rates unchanged, sees only one 2024 cut

Thu, 06/13/2024 - 07:03
The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady yesterday and pushed out the start of rate cuts to perhaps as late as December as policymakers sketched out their view of an economy that remains virtually unchanged across its major dimensions for years to come.

'Bogus' passenger cap at Dublin Airport must be scrapped

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 15:14
Ryanair has said the Transport Minister should scrap what it calls the "bogus" passenger cap at Dublin Airport - which it claims is losing routes, traffic and jobs this summer.

Dead rodent found as FSAI issue closure orders

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 12:20
Takeaways, a cafe and garage shop have been ordered to close for breaches of food safety laws. Nine enforcement orders were served on businesses last month by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

New EV sales down 20% so far this year, CSO data shows

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 12:00
The number of new electric cars sold in the first five months of the year dropped by 20% compared with the same time last year, new data shows.

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