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Datalex chairman Taggart steps down from today

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 15:47
Airline e-commerce company Datalex said its chairman Pascal Taggart has resigned with immediate effect.

US President says Federal Reserve 'blew it' on rates

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 15:29
US President Donald Trump has again criticised the Federal Reserve for not cutting interest rates, keeping up his pressure on the central bank to change its policies.

Report suggests new agri-food area for Ireland, UK

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 13:27
A new shared food safety and animal health area taking in the island of Ireland and the island of Great Britain as a whole should be created to prevent the Irish backstop taking effect, according to a report by a UK non-government body of MPs, academics, trade and customs experts.

350 jobs to be created at research centre AMBER

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:58
Government funded research centre AMBER is to provide an extra 350 new research positions over the next six years.

Bitcoin tests 15-month highs after 10% weekend jump

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:50
Bitcoin tested 15-month highs today after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts putting the spike down to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin.

Dublin co-living proposal refused planning permission

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:47
A development of more than 200 co-living units in Tallaght has been refused planning permission by An Bord Pleanála.

Selling fast: the hidden world of online pricing

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:35
Online retailers use an assortment of tactics and tricks to entice us to add products to our shopping baskets

Lufthansa announces overhaul of budget unit Eurowings

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:29
Lufthansa today announced a turnaround plan for Eurowings in which the budget carrier will focus on short-haul flights and seek a 15% cut in costs by 2022 in the hope of returning to profit.

Brexit uncertainty takes its toll on business sentiment

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:22
It is three years since the UK voted to leave the European Union, and in that time, there has been a lot of uncertainty about the process itself and about Ireland's future trading relationship with our nearest neighbours.

Global demand for agri-products set to increase by 70%

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:01
A senior lecturer in retail management has said food sustainability is becoming more prominent and by 2050 global demand for agricultural product is set to increase by 70%.

Second-hand property prices continue to drop in Dublin

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 11:54
Second hand property prices in Dublin have decreased by an average of €4,500 in the past three months, a survey has found.

German business confidence ebbs further in June

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 11:10
Confidence among German business leaders fell slightly in June, a regular survey showed today, continuing a months-long trend analysts blame largely on global trade uncertainty.

Hibernia REIT creates a buzz with new rooftop tenants

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 10:50
Hibernia REIT has partnered with Bee Green Ireland to establish urban beehives in some of its Dublin city centre properties.

Is it time for Ireland to give nuclear power a chance?

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 10:35
International efforts to combat climate change have seen many re-examine the role and future of nuclear power

Today in the press

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 10:33
The Central Bank has warned UK financial services firms and banks that providing unauthorised financial services to Irish residents after a no-deal Brexit would be a criminal offence.

Concern over BAI proposal to regulate social media

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 10:29
A director of Data Compliance Europe has said he does not believe the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland is the right institution to regulate social media.

Five arrested in investigation into Patisserie Valerie

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 09:23
Five more people have been arrested in the investigation into the collapse of British cafe chain Patisserie Valerie after accounting irregularities were discovered last year, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has said.

8% increase in spending on Communion Day - survey

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 09:07
Parents spent an average of €929 on their child's First Holy Communion day this year, an 8% increase on last year's spend, according to an Ulster Bank survey.

Green REIT pleased with interest in sales process

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 08:59
Dublin-listed real estate investment trust Green REIT has said it is pleased with how the sale process announced by its board in April is progressing.

Oil prices extend gains, US-Iran tensions in focus

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 08:47
Oil prices rose today to extend gains from last week, bolstered as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said "significant" sanctions would be announced on Tehran.