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The US Treasury Department is to be asked to delay lifting sanctions on the parent company of Aughinish Alumina in Co Limerick.
The cost of the inquiry which is investigating write-offs on loans at the former Anglo Irish Bank is set to exceed €30m, the Taoiseach has told the Dáil.
Ryanair has discontinued its package holiday service known as Ryanair Holidays.
There are concerns that one of the country's main ports is not prepared for Brexit, despite Government plans for a €45 million improvement scheme.
US bank Wells Fargo & Co today reported quarterly revenue that missed analysts' estimates.
Irish imports fell by €752 million (-9%) to €7.32 billion between October and November, while exports were €247 million (-2%) lower at €11.9 billion.
Follow live updates as the House of Commons is set to vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal.
Galway-based Supermac's has won its long running case against fast food giant McDonald's to have the use of the Big Mac trademark cancelled.
JPMorgan Chase & Co has reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as weakness in bond trading due to spikes in market volatility at the end of the year more than offset gains from higher interest rates and loan growth.
Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport hit new record levels last year as capacity at the airport continues to grow.
Higher costs for rents, mortgage interest repayments, and energy led to the inflation rate rising by 0.7% in the year to December, latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show.
More than 1,000 jobs at Marks & Spencer are at risk as the retailer announced its latest round of store closures as part of a drastic transformation plan.
The German economy grew by 1.5% in 2018, the weakest rate in five years and markedly slower than the previous year, preliminary data showed today.
The strength of the euro against the pound saw motorists accelerate spending on UK car imports last year. 2018 saw used imports reach a record high.
Combilift managing director Martin McVicar said he is confident about dealing with the Brexit challenge, but warned the UK's departure from the EU will cost Irish business and industry money.
Shares in travel software company Datalex plunged over 59% today after it said its revenue and profits for the six months to the end of June may have been misstated.
Shares of Irish and UK betting companies, which have been pushing into the US market because of tighter regulations, fell after the US Department of Justice called for wider restrictions on all gambling on the internet.
China has signalled more stimulus measures in the near term as a tariff war with the US took a heavy toll on its trade sector and raised the risk of a sharper economic slowdown.
Britain's second biggest housebuilder Persimmon said today it expects full-year pre-tax profit to be modestly ahead of market consensus, boosted by new projects.
PSA Group said today that its global sales rose 6.8% to a record 3.88 million cars and vans.