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Texthelp's founder wins EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 22:43
The founder and CEO of Texthelp has been crowned the overall winner of this year's EY Entrepreneur of the Year.

Bitcoin heading on "road to irrelevance" - ECB

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 17:07
Bitcoin is being artificially propped up and should not be legitimised by regulators or financial companies as it is more akin to gambling, the European Central Bank has said.

Ryanair concerned about 'even more levies' on aviation

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 16:13
The CEO of Ryanair has told an Oireachtas committee that environmental aviation charges are damaging the connectivity of peripheral states, including Ireland.

US third-quarter economic growth revised higher

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:17
The US economy rebounded more strongly than initially thought in the third quarter, the government confirmed today, but higher interest rates as the Federal Reserve battles inflation have raised the risks of a recession next year.

Credit and debit card spending drops in October

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 13:50
Spending on debit and credit cards fell in October, according to figures published by the Central Bank.

EI and IDA trade mission to Denmark underway

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 13:43
A Government backed trade mission to Denmark is getting underway.

Mulberry to open standalone store in Dublin

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 13:31
Luxury fashion brand Mulberry is to open its first standalone store in Ireland.

Horizon Therapeutics in sale talks with three firms

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 13:12
Horizon Therapeutics has said its board is engaged in highly preliminary discussions with three pharmaceutical giants for potential takeover offers, sending its shares surging 31% in extended trading after the US markets closed last night.

Senior Irish Twitter executive has access restored

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 12:59
Senior Irish Twitter executive Sinead McSweeney has had her access to Twitter's Dublin office and her email restored, after she received an injunction from the High Court last week.

Cost issue an opportunity for less known places - Kelly

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 12:49
The chief executive of Fáilte Ireland, Paul Kelly, suggested the lack of affordable hotel accommodation available at popular Irish tourist spots might be an opportunity to promote "lesser-known destinations".

EU urges rapid completion of bloc's crypto rules

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 12:49
The "questionable practices" at now collapsed crypto exchange FTX would not have been allowed to happen under European Union rules that need to be finalised urgently, a senior European Commission official said today.

Irish Rail manager paid €121,000 'for doing nothing'

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 12:03
A finance manager at Irish Rail says his duties were "hacked down to nothing" after he made a protected disclosure nine years ago – and that he now spends most of his working week in a €121,000-a-year job reading newspapers, eating sandwiches and going for long walks.

November unemployment rate falls slightly to 4.4% - CSO

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 11:07
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was down slightly in November to 4.4% from a revised rate of 4.5% the previous month, the latest Central Statistics Office figures show today.

Ryanair launches recruitment drive to fill 150 jobs

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 10:40
Ryanair has launched a recruitment drive to fill over 150 new tech jobs.

Euro zone inflation falls for first time in 17 months

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 09:56
The annual rate of inflation across the euro area eased back to 10% in November, according to an initial 'flash' estimate from the EU's statistical agency Eurostat.

Airline SAS' losses widen in fourth quarter

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 07:59
Crisis-hit Scandinavian airline SAS has reported a fourth-quarter loss that was much deeper than a year earlier and said it may take longer than previously expected to complete its ongoing bankruptcy protection process.

Primark to invest €100m in Spain, to hire 1,000 staff

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 07:45
British fashion retailer Primark has said it plans to invest €100 million to open new stores and refurbish existing ones in Spain, its second largest market after Britain.

4 tips to prevent your Xmas party becoming a superspreader event

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 07:41
Some ways to avoid an outbreak of Covid and flu at your Christmas do, including why karaoke is on the naughty list

Swedish retailer H&M to cut 1,500 jobs

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 07:39
Swedish fashion retailer H&M will cut some 1,500 jobs as part of its cost cutting drive and book a restructuring charge of 800 million Swedish crowns in the fourth quarter, it said today.

Klarna's revenue up 22% for first nine months of 2022

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 07:25
Swedish payments company Klarna has said its revenue and gross merchandise volume (GMV) for the year to September were both up 22%, helped mainly by growth in the US and UK markets.