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Troy Studios has announced a further expansion of its facilities as it seeks to attract more international TV and film productions to Limerick.
The sale of Italian fashion house Versace could be announced "within hours", daily newspaper Corriere della Sera has said, citing unnamed sources.
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.
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 continues to hold the biggest share of the Irish grocery market, according to Kantar Worldpanel.
Dublin-headquartered Airborne Capital and L1 Treasury have committed $250m to new aircraft leasing fund AltitudeOne Aviation.
A new distillery is to be build in Lanesborough, Co Longford as part of a €5m investment in the area.
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.
The Central Bank's mortgage lending restrictions are having a dampening effect on house prices in Dublin and the surrounding counties.
The United States and China have imposed fresh tariffs on each other's goods.
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.
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 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.
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.
Ulster Bank has apologised to its customers who experienced issues logging into their online and mobile banking accounts this morning.
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Retailer Musgrave says it has agreed to acquire Donnybrook Fair for an undisclosed sum.
Windfarm operator, Greencoat Renewables, has announced that it has acquired a 9.2 mega watt wind farm situated in Co Wexford.
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.
Fuel and forecourt retailer Applegreen has reported continued expansion of activity in its three main markets - Ireland, the UK and the US.