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Troy Studios announces fresh expansion

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 13:59
Troy Studios has announced a further expansion of its facilities as it seeks to attract more international TV and film productions to Limerick.

Versace set for takeover in $2bn deal

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:32
The sale of Italian fashion house Versace could be announced "within hours", daily newspaper Corriere della Sera has said, citing unnamed sources.

French retailers at odds over supposed takeover bid

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:24
French supermarket group Casino, whose shares have slumped this year due to concerns over its debt, said it had rejected a tie-up approach from domestic rival Carrefour, although Carrefour denied making any overtures.

Today in the press

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:07
Only one in six Irish workers is confident about their financial security in retirement, according to a new study covered in The Irish Times. But that it is still higher than the figure for the UK which has more extensive pension coverage, in part due to the introduction of auto-enrolment there.

Tesco retains top spot in Irish grocery market: Kantar

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:37
Tesco continues to hold the biggest share of the Irish grocery market, according to Kantar Worldpanel.

$250m committed to new aircraft leasing firm

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:24
Dublin-headquartered Airborne Capital and L1 Treasury have committed $250m to new aircraft leasing fund AltitudeOne Aviation.

€5m investment for new Longford distillery

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 10:48
A new distillery is to be build in Lanesborough, Co Longford as part of a €5m investment in the area.

Small businesses creating over 100 jobs in Mid-West

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 09:47
Over 100 new jobs will be created by 9 small businesses in Clare, Limerick and Tipperary, who have been supported by their Local Enterprise Office.

Central Bank lending rules dampening house prices; REA

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 09:33
The Central Bank's mortgage lending restrictions are having a dampening effect on house prices in Dublin and the surrounding counties.

US and China slap new round of tariffs on imports

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 07:47
The United States and China have imposed fresh tariffs on each other's goods.

Comcast outbids Fox with €33bn offer for Sky in auction

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 19:38
Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox in the battle for Sky after offering around £30bn (€33bn) for the British broadcaster in a rare auction to decide the fate of the pay-television group.

Slight increase in house sales in first half of year

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 08:31
The number of houses sold in the first half of the year has increased 3.6% compared to the same period in 2017, while the value of house sales has increased by 18% from the first half of 2018 to the same period last year.

Ryanair unions in five countries in warning to airline

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 19:56
Ryanair cabin crew unions in five countries have warned that unless the airline shifts its "behaviour and attitude", their strike planned for next Friday 28 September will proceed.

Driverless minibus makes maiden Dublin voyage

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:50
The first driverless public transport vehicle in Ireland was tested in Dublin this morning. The electrically-powered fully autonomous shuttle can carry up to 15 passengers.

Technical issues resolved at Ulster Bank

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:39
Ulster Bank has apologised to its customers who experienced issues logging into their online and mobile banking accounts this morning.

Partnership aims to establish Ireland as FinTech leader

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:14
Could Ireland become a global leader in the financial technology, or FinTech, space?

Donnybrook Fair to be acquired by Musgraves

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:09
Retailer Musgrave says it has agreed to acquire Donnybrook Fair for an undisclosed sum.

Greencoat buys Wexford windfarm

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 09:22
Windfarm operator, Greencoat Renewables, has announced that it has acquired a 9.2 mega watt wind farm situated in Co Wexford.

Japan uneasy over Trump pressure on cars

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 08:56
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet US President Donald Trump next week as fears grow that Washington could demand that Japan curb its car exports to the United States.

Applegreen confident of prospects for 2018

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 08:52
Fuel and forecourt retailer Applegreen has reported continued expansion of activity in its three main markets - Ireland, the UK and the US.