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Ryanair agrees to buy 25 more Boeing 737 MAX planes

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:03
Ryanair has agreed to buy an additional 25 Boeing 737 MAX 200 "Gamechanger" planes, worth $3 billion at list prices.

Netwatch set to increase its Carlow workforce

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:53
An intruder to some businesses in the US will be alerted to leave the premises in a Carlow accent, as a result of the expansion of a security monitoring company set up by two Irish entrepreneurs.

Today in the press

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:36
A new trade deal between the European Union and Mexico could help Ireland's agri-food sector diversify as Brexit looms.

Santander's Q1 profit rises 10%, buoyed by Brazil

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:58
Banco Santander, the euro zone's biggest bank by market value, posted a better-than-expected 10% rise in first-quarter net profit on strength in its largest market, Brazil.

PSA sales jump 42% on Opel-Vauxhall acquisition

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:47
French automaker PSA Group has today posted a 42% increase in first-quarter revenue, lifted by its acquisition of Opel-Vauxhall.

Linked Finance marks €50m in funding for Irish SMEs

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:38
Peer-to-peer lending platform Linked Finance has given out over €50m in loans to Irish SMEs since it was launched in 2013.

London Stock Exchange Group's quarterly income rises

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:26
The London Stock Exchange Group reported higher quarterly income as its clearing, capital markets and FTSE Russell businesses grew strongly.

Rusal shares surge after US eases sanctions stance

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:09
Shares in Russian aluminium giant Rusal soared by a third in Hong Kong today after the US Treasury said it would consider lifting sanctions if tycoon Oleg Deripaska gives up control of the company.

Apple sensor supplier AMS warns of Q2 slowdown

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:08
Chipmaker AMS has reported first-quarter sales towards the lower end of its guidance range and warned of a downturn owing to weaker orders from one of its main customers.

ECB mulls shelving rules tackling euro zone's bad loans

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:00
The European Central Bank, after suffering a political backlash, is considering shelving planned rules that would have forced banks to set aside more money against their stock of unpaid loans.

Google parent Alphabet profit leaps on ad growth

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 07:20
Google parent Alphabet last night reported a surge in quarterly profits, lifted by strong growth in the digital advertising segment it dominates along with Facebook.

Barnier urges UK to provide a clear Brexit blueprint

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 07:11
Britain must give Brussels a clear Brexit blueprint to allow negotiations to move forward, according to the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator.

IRFU withdraws job advertisement for unpaid internship

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 20:35
The Irish Rugby Football Union has withdrawn a job advertisement for an unpaid internship which would have required the successful candidate to have a Masters or a PhD.

Firm denies wrongdoing over alleged data breach at INM

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:35
A company which provided data retrieval services for Independent News and Media has denied any wrongdoing following coverage of allegations of a data breach at the newspaper publisher.

Netwatch expands through merger with US and UK firms

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:15
Carlow-based security specialist Netwatch has merged with two similar firms from the UK and US.

Challenge brought over striking out of Clerys charges

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:23
A High Court challenge has been brought against a lower court's decision to strike out charges linked to redundancies at Clerys department store in Dublin due to delays of disclosure of evidence.

EU opens competition probe into Apple's bid for Shazam

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:07
EU competition regulators have opened an investigation into Apple's bid for British music discovery app Shazam, concerned the deal might give the iPhone maker an unfair advantage in poaching users from its rivals.

Bertie Ahern warns hard border would be a 'disaster'

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:30
Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has said at the time the Good Friday was being conceived in 1998, "none of us mentioned the fact that the UK might be out of the EU", adding "there are a number of references in the GFA where we thought we would continue to co-operate".

UK hails optimism on Brexit deal for financial services

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:13
The UK government and senior finance executives said they are increasingly confident Europe will offer financial companies generous market access after Brexit.

Hasbro blames Toys 'R' Us for dismal first quarter

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:03
Toymaker Hasbro fell short of Wall Street expectations for profit in the first quarter as the fallout of the Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy drove a nearly $100m shortfall in revenue.