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'Prolonged winter' leads to sluggish Q1 for Kingspan

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:13
Building materials group Kingspan says a "prolonged winter season" has contributed to a "sluggish start to the year".

PwC cleared Facebook's privacy practices in leak period

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:58
Facebook's privacy practices were cleared by auditing firm PwC in an assessment completed last year of the period in which data analytics consultancy Cambridge Analytica gained access to the personal data of millions of Facebook users.

Oil dips but remains close to late-2014 highs

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:55
Oil has dipped today but stays near three-year highs reached earlier this week, with ongoing OPEC-led supply cuts and strong demand gradually drawing down excess supplies.

New lending at Bank of Ireland rises by 20% in Q1

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:48
Bank of Ireland's new lending exceeded repayments by €100m for the first three months of the year as new lending for the period increased by 20% year on year.

EU's Barnier says still 25% of work to do on Brexit

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:31
The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said some 25% of work remains to be done on a pact covering UK withdrawal from the EU, including crucial issues such as management of the Ireland/Northern Ireland border.

€190m scheme planned for disadvantaged communities

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 07:22
The Department of Rural and Community Development is to announce €190 million in funding for disadvantaged communities around the country.

INM board members file statements in response to ODCE

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 18:03
Seven members of the board of Independent News & Media have filed sworn statements responding to the application by the Director of Corporate Enforcement for the appointment of inspectors to investigate INM's affairs.

Donohoe to vote against AIB share scheme proposal

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:15
A proposal to introduce a share scheme for executives at AIB is going to be blocked by the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe.

Amazon secures US Open tennis rights in UK & Ireland

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:45
Amazon.com today confirmed it has secured UK and Ireland rights to broadcast the US Open Tennis Championship.

Formula 1 takes stake in Irish fantasy sports company

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:23
Formula 1 has become strategic partners with Irish company, PlayON, to enter the fantasy sports market.

An Post boosted by stamp hike & revamped parcels unit

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:14
An Post's CEO David McRedmond said a large part of the company's increased revenues can be attributed to the increase in the cost of a postage stamp to €1 last year.

BNY Mellon profit beats on strong growth across units

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:02
Bank of New York Mellon has reported a better than expected first quarter profit, as surging equity markets and a weaker dollar helped drive double-digit growth in its assets servicing and management businesses.

'Beast from the East' hits UK retail sales in March

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:49
UK shoppers stayed home in March as they felt the chill from the 'Beast from the East', leading to the biggest quarterly fall in retail sales in a year and weighing on first-quarter economic growth.

SuperValu introduces compostable bags

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:31
SuperValu is the first retailer in Ireland to introduce fully compostable and biodegradable produce bags for use by customers.

Concern over increase in non-profit abridged accounts

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:19
The head of an online database that monitors the non-profit sector has expressed concern over the increasing number of non-profit bodies filing abridged accounts.

Pernod Ricard gives more upbeat profit outlook

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:14
Pernod Ricard said its sales growth accelerated sharply in the third quarter so it now expects profit growth for the full year to be at the top of its previous guidance despite warning of a slower final quarter.

Today in the press

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:25
MSD has submitted planning permission for the construction of its major new biotech plant in Swords.

Donegal Investment Group's H1 revenues dip

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:40
Donegal Investment Group, formerly Donegal Creameries, has reported a slight dip in profits in the six months to the end of February.

Naughten's explanation 'anything but clear' - Howlin

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:04
Labour leader Brendan Howlin has said the explanation by Minister for Communications Denis Naughten about discussions he had with a public relations executive acting for INM was "anything but clear".

Unilever stands by outlook after Q1 meets expectations

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:55
Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant, today reported first-quarter sales that met expectations, helped by volume gains, and maintained its full-year outlook.