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Ireland on way to being Europe tech capital - Varadkar

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 06:41
The Taoiseach has said Ireland is well on its way to becoming the tech capital of Europe and, despite Brexit, will continue to offer a stable Corporation Tax regime for tech companies.

EU leaders to discuss Brexit at two-day informal summit

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 03:09
The leaders of the EU's member states gather in Austria today for a two-day informal European Council summit to discuss internal security, migration and Brexit.

Many unknowns remain about broadband plan

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 19:15
The saga that is the National Broadband Plan has had more twists and turns than a John Grisham novel, and the story may not be done just yet, despite the submission by the National Broadband Ireland consortium of its final tender.

Tesla faces criminal probe over Musk's statements

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:14
Tesla is under investigation by the US Department of Justice over public statements made by the company and its Chief Executive Elon Musk.

Enet submits tender for National Broadband Plan

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:02
The delivery of high-speed broadband to rural Ireland may have taken a step closer today after the last remaining bidder for the National Broadband Plan submitted its tender.

Call for new guidelines for personal injury claims

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:01
New judicial guidelines for personal injury claims have been recommended as "a matter of urgency" by an official report.

CWU to ballot HCL members on 'derisory' packages

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 15:25
The Communications Workers' Union has said it will ballot its members at HCL Technologies, a key service provider to Eir, for industrial action.

Visa, Mastercard in $6.2 billion deal over swipe fees

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:51
Visa, Mastercard and a number of US banks agreed to pay $6.2 billion to settle a long-running lawsuit brought by merchants over the fees they pay when they accept card payments.

Full €13bn Apple tax payment now in escrow account

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:53
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said Apple has deposited in full €13.1 billion owed in disputed taxes into an escrow account set up by the Government.

Primark to donate £500,000 to help city centre traders

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:37
Primark is to donate £500,000 to efforts to support Belfast traders hit by the devastating fire at its landmark city centre store.

Shares in jeweller Pandora jump on takeover report

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:22
Shares in Danish jeweller Pandora jumped as much as 10% today following a media report that private equity funds are studying a potential takeover bid.

60 EI-supported startups exhibiting at Ploughing

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:16
The Ploughing Championships are not just for the big names of farming, with around 60 Enterprise Ireland-supported startups also exhibiting at the event.

SpaceX's first private passenger is Japan's Maezawa

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:16
SpaceX, Elon Musk's space transportation company, has named its first private passenger as Japanese businessman Yusaku Maezawa, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo.

Zalando cuts forecasts again due to good weather

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:01
Zalando, Europe's biggest online only fashion retailer, today cut its 2018 outlook for a second time in as many months, saying a long, hot summer had taken its toll.

Today in the press

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:12
Ireland's corporate tax system is helping some of the world's largest drug companies deprive emerging economies of almost €100 million a year, according to aid agency Oxfam.

Green REIT's annual profits rise by 11%

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 09:47
Commercial real estate investment trust Green REIT has reported after tax profits of €144.2m of the year to the end of June, an 11% increase on the previous year.

Brexit and CAP reform among challenges facing farmers

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 09:32
The Central Bank has cautioned that the agricultural industry is facing many challenges, including Brexit, possible future Common Agricultural Policy reform, climate change and profitability.

300,000 expected at National Ploughing Championships

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 08:39
President Michael D Higgins will officially open the 87th National Ploughing Championships in Tullamore, Co Offaly, today.

Equilend to open new Dublin office after Brexit

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 07:44
Securities finance service provider EquiLend has announced it will open a new office in Dublin to serve its European clients after Brexit.

Oracle's first-quarter revenue misses estimates

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 07:33
Oracle has reported first-quarter revenue that narrowly missed analysts' estimates, suggesting that the business software maker was struggling to make inroads in the highly competitive cloud computing market.