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'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.

Bottle and can deposits from big events to go to charity

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 11:48
The operator of the recently established Deposit Return Scheme has launched a new fundraising initiative in partnership with six charities.

Irish mortgage rates drop slightly in April

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 11:24
Irish mortgage rates dropped slightly in April, new data from the Central Bank of Ireland shows.

Fed expected to hold rates steady, fewer cuts in 2024

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 11:07
The Federal Reserve is expected to leave interest rates unchanged today, with new economic projections from the US central bank's policymakers likely to show fewer rate cuts this year and a delayed start to monetary policy easing.

Aviation campaign launches to tackle passenger misconduct

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 10:41
The Irish aviation industry has launched a new campaign to tackle unruly passenger behaviour in airports and on flights.

Germany's inflation rises 2.8% on higher services prices

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 08:36
German inflation rose in May due to higher services prices, the federal statistics office said on Wednesday, confirming preliminary data.

EU to impose multi-billion-euro tariffs on Chinese EVs

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 08:03
The European Commission will notify car makers today that it will provisionally apply additional duties of up to 25% on imported Chinese electric vehicles from next month, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

France should clarify budget strategy - ECB's Villeroy

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 07:51
Bank of France head and European Central Bank (ECB) member Francois Villeroy de Galhau has said that while he could not comment specifically on France's domestic political situation, the country needed to clarify its budget strategy.

China's inflation steady, pressure for more stimulus

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 07:33
China's consumer inflation held steady in May while producer price declines eased, but the underlying trend suggests Beijing would need to do more to prop up feeble domestic demand and an uneven economic recovery.

Oil climbs on optimistic demand outlook

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 07:28
Oil prices ticked higher today amid upbeat global demand views from the US Energy Information Administration and OPEC, reinforced by industry data showing US crude oil inventories fell more than expected last week.

UK economy slows to a halt in April, bad timing for Sunak

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 07:25
Britain's economy showed no growth in April after a strong start to 2024, caused in large part by rainy weather, but the opposition Labour Party jumped on the figures to attack Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's pre-election claims of a turnaround.

Apple hits record as AI features promise boost in sales

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 07:20
Apple shares surged over 7% to a record high yesterday, nearly regaining from Microsoft its crown as the world's most valuable company a day after it unveiled new AI features meant to rekindle demand for iPhones.

€6m in funding to provide artist workspaces

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 06:00
Funding of €6 million is being provided to deliver artist workspaces across the country, to address the widespread shortage of creative spaces.

Increase to poverty rates from pension reforms - ESRI

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 00:01
Government plans to increase PRSI to fund the State pension will lead to a slight increase in poverty rates, as those in the most affected age cohort are also those most likely to have dependent children, according to the ESRI.

Strike action at National Advocacy Service

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 00:01
SIPTU members employed in the National Advocacy Service, which provides free representation for adults with disabilities, will begin strike action today.

Aer Lingus pilots to announce results of strike ballot

Wed, 06/12/2024 - 00:01
The Irish Airline Pilots' Association (IALPA) will today announce the results of a ballot of members at Aer Lingus as part of an ongoing pay dispute.

Government urged to abolish sub-minimum rates of pay

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 19:28
The Low Pay Commission has recommended the abolition of all sub-minimum rates of pay, for all employees.

Landlord based in Mexico tops Tax Defaulters' List

Tue, 06/11/2024 - 16:04
Christian Carter, a landlord with an address in Iztacalco, Mexico City has topped the latest Tax Defaulters' List from Revenue.