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PAC to examine financial impact of HSE cyberattack

Thu, 02/09/2023 - 00:00
The Dáil's Public Accounts Committee will today examine the financial impact of the Health Service Executive cyberattack with officials from the Department of Health.

Uber focuses on 2023 profits as pandemic pain eases

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 18:24
Uber Technologies has said it will focus on delivering profits this year, after rounding off 2022 with blowout earnings as a surge in demand for airport and office rides helped the company rebound from pandemic lows.

McGrath rules out introducing mortgage interest relief

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 18:03
The Minister for Finance has ruled out introducing mortgage interest relief for owner-occupiers, warning that such a move could cost €655m a year.

TikTok expects to be subject to stricter EU rules

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 17:32
Chinese social media company TikTok is likely to be subject to stricter EU online content rules because its number of active users exceed a threshold set out under the Digital Services Act (DSA), a senior executive at the company said today.

NAMA reports pre-tax profit of €69m

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 17:25
The National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) has reported a pre-tax profit for the first nine months of last year of €69m.

MTU to remain closed until next week after IT breach

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 16:55
Munster Technological University says its Cork campuses will remain closed tomorrow and Friday due to a significant IT breach and telephone outage which occurred at the weekend.

Prawns 'don't like dark' - boat owner denies WRC claims

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 16:54
A trawler owner who denies he had migrant fisherman working 20-hour days at sea has said it was barely worth setting nets at night because prawns "don't like the dark".

Borrowers struggling financially urged to contact banks

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 16:44
Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, Monetary and Financial Stability, Vasileios Madouros has said borrowers who find themselves in financial difficulty or who expect they may experience financial difficulty should contact their financial institution.

Bus company falsely claimed driver used racial slur

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 16:42
A bus company which falsely claimed that one of its drivers referred to a passenger using a racial slur has been ordered to pay nearly €9,000 for unfair dismissal.

Freight volumes through Rosslare up 53% in two years

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 16:40
The volume of freight passing through Rosslare Europort has grown by 53% over the past two years.

Irish Rail considering vending machines on services

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 15:35
Íarnród Éireann has said it is currently exploring the possibility of installing vending machines onboard its services.

Musk to unveil Tesla's 'Master Plan 3' at investor day

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 15:09
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk will reveal the third part of the electric vehicle (EV) maker's "Master Plan" when the company holds its first investor day on March 1.

Big Oil doubles profits in blockbuster 2022

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 14:25
Big Oil more than doubled its profits in 2022 to $219 billion, smashing previous records in a year of volatile energy prices where Russia's invasion of Ukraine reshaped global energy markets and, in some cases, the industry's climate ambitions.

Excel Recruitment to add 100 new jobs over next year

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 14:04
Excel Recruitment has announced plans for 100 new jobs over the next 12 months as it continues with its island-wide expansion.

Microsoft's 'Call of Duty' deal may harm gamers - CMS

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 12:53
Britain's competition regulator said today its in-depth probe had found that Xbox maker Microsoft's $69-billion purchase of "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard raised competition concerns about cloud and console gaming.

Interest rate on new mortgages hits 2.69% in December

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 12:28
The average interest rate on new mortgages rose by 0.12% in December to 2.69%, according to new figures from the Central Bank.

Electric car sales jump by 40% in January - CSO

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 11:20
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the number of new electric cars licensed has increased by 40% from 1,813 in January of last year to 2,531 in January of this year.

Monte dei Paschi beats forecasts with strong Q4 profit

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 10:53
Italian state-owned bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena has today posted a much larger-than-expected quarterly profit, as rising interest rates boosted revenues and job cuts lowered its costs.

Cellnex and DCU in deal for 5G enabled 'Smart Campus'

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 10:44
Telecoms infrastructure provider Cellnex Ireland has partnered with Dublin City University (DCU) to develop Ireland's first 5G-enabled "smart campus".

Pandora eyes uncertain 2023 after record year

Wed, 02/08/2023 - 10:37
Danish jewellery maker Pandora has today given a broad sales forecast for 2023, projecting a range between a drop of 3% to an increase of 3%, amid uncertainty over economic growth and its impact on consumer demand.