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Volume of production in construction fell in Q3 - CSO

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 12:09
The volume of production in construction fell by 2.7% in Quarter 3 this year compared with Quarter 2 last year according to figures from the Central Statistics Office.

Ryanair and Shell sign sustainable fuel agreement

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 10:42
Ryanair and Shell have signed a Memo of Understanding to advance the supply of sustainable aviation fuel at over 200 airports across Europe, with particular focus on SAF supply at the airline's largest bases like Dublin and London Stansted.

Pfizer announces €1.2bn expansion plan in Dublin

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 10:23
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is to invest €1.2 billion in the construction and development of a new manufacturing plant in Dublin.

NTMA plans to issue up to €11bn of bonds next year

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 10:07
The National Treasury Management Agency says it plans to issue €7 billion to €11 billion of bonds over the course of next year.

More drivers buying electric vehicles - SIMI

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 09:59
More drivers are opting to buy electric cars according to the latest figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry.

Connect calls for minimum wage for apprentices

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 09:20
Connect trade union has called on the Government to immediately end the exclusion of apprentices from a statutory right to be paid the minimum wage of €10.50 per hour due to poverty wages increasingly forcing workers out of a career in the crafts.

Euro zone factory downturn eased in November

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 09:15
The downturn in manufacturing activity across the euro zone eased in November, according to a survey which suggests while the bloc's factories still face a harsh winter it may not be as bad as initially feared.

BWG Foods launches sustainable delivery fleet

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:51
Wholesale and retail group, BWG Foods, has announced a €2 million expansion to its increasingly low carbon delivery fleet through the addition of 10 new bio-methane powered HGVs, adding to its existing fleet of two biogas trucks.

US signals shift to slower interest rate increases

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 08:11
The dollar tumbled to a three-month low versus the yen as traders focused on comments by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell that interest rate hikes could be scaled back "as soon as December."

China hopes for fair environment for firms in EU

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 07:41
China will strengthen strategic communication and coordination with the European Union, President Xi Jinping told the president of the European Council, Charles Michel, on Thursday.

US warns against plan to exclude non-EU cloud vendors

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 07:29
The US Chamber of Commerce and 12 other groups warned the European Union against adopting rules that could exclude Amazon, Alphabet unit Google, Microsoft and other non-EU cloud services providers from the European market.

Former crypto chief did not 'try to commit fraud'

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 07:22
Former FTX Chief Executive Sam Bankman-Fried has apologised for a "lot of mistakes" in the abrupt collapse of the cryptocurrency firm and said he did not knowingly behave fraudulently.

UK house prices post biggest slide since mid-2020

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 07:20
British house prices tumbled 1.4% in November compared with October, the biggest monthly drop since June 2020, according to mortgage lender Nationwide.

Erisbeg acquires IT recruiter Eolas Recruitment

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 07:14
Irish private equity firm Erisbeg has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Specialist IT Recruiter Eolas Recruitment Limited. The consideration for the transaction was not disclosed.

Elon Musk says brain chip trials to begin within months

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 06:47
Elon Musk has said he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company Neuralink to begin human clinical trials in six months, after the company missed earlier timelines set by him.

Martin McKay named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 06:47
Martin McKay, the founder and CEO of the company, Texthelp, has been named the International and overall 2022 EY Entrepreneur of the Year.

Firms to start reporting on gender pay gaps from today

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 06:06
Companies across Ireland will start to publish information on their gender pay gaps from today.

New tipping laws come into force today

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 05:00
New laws governing the practice of tipping come into force from today, providing a boost to workers' rights.

Recession fears lead to drop in manufacturing output

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 05:00
Falling demand led to a drop in the output of the manufacturing sector here in November, the latest AIB Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) shows.

Irish women retire with 80% of the wealth of men

Thu, 12/01/2022 - 05:00
A new report has laid bare the gender wealth differential at retirement, with women in Ireland expected to finish working with just 80% of the wealth of men.