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Danske CEO rejected calls to cut back Estonia business

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 07:40
Danske Bank's chief executive rejected calls in 2013 to scale back business at the bank's Estonian branch, the Financial Times has reported.

Wetherspoon's annual profit jumps 16.5%

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 07:35
UK pub chain J D Wetherspoon full-year profit rose 16.5% as it saw more customers during the football World Cup and a record heatwave.

No-deal Brexit would impact international legal system

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 06:48
The Chief Justice of Ireland has issued a warning about the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the international legal system.

Brexit Republic Podcast: Episode Eight

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 19:47
RTÉ's Europe Editor Tony Connelly and Deputy Foreign Editor Colm Ó Mongáin look at turbulent week of Brexit politics in the UK and the preparations being made by the Port of Rotterdam.

Volkswagen to end iconic 'Beetle' cars in 2019

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 19:42
Volkswagen has announced that it will end production of its iconic "Beetle" cars in 2019 following a pair of final editions of the vehicle.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos launches $2bn homeless fund

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 17:24
The head of the online retail giant, Amazon is launching a $2 billion fund to help homeless families and create a network of non-profit preschools in low-income communities.

Convention Centre Dublin expects profitable 2018

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 17:14
The Convention Centre Dublin has reported an operating profit of €4.9 million in 2017, and the company said this year is on course to be the most profitable year since opening in 2010.

Sky pays penalty to ComReg

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 16:59
Sky has paid the Commission for Communications Regulation a penalty after an investigation found that Sky failed to provide some of its customers on distance contracts with a cooling off period.

Logicalis to create 25 jobs in €1m investment

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 15:29
Dublin-based IT firm Logicalis is to invest €1m in its business over the next two years, creating 25 jobs.

Convention Centre Dublin eyes best year ever in 2018

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 14:47
The Convention Centre Dublin has reported operating profits of €4.9m for last year, a decrease from its operating profits of €5.59m in 2016.

Britain publishes more no-deal Brexit advice papers

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 13:32
Britain has said that in the event of a no-deal Brexit scenario, Irish citizens would continue to have the right to enter and remain in the UK.

Turkey central bank stuns markets with huge rate hike

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 13:22
Turkey's central bank today surprised markets with a bigger than expected rate hike to battle soaring inflation and boost the lira, prompting the embattled currency to surge in value.

Clock changes may result in border time difference

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 13:21
There could be two time zones on the island of Ireland from October 2019, under a proposal announced yesterday by the European Commission.

Economy grew by 2.5% in second quarter - CSO

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:25
The country's gross domestic product rose by 2.5% in the second quarter compared to the first to stand 9% higher than a year ago, new Central Statistics Office figures show.

No rate changes from Bank of England amid Brexit unease

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:13
The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold today and highlighted greater financial market concerns about Brexit, a month after raising rates for only the second time in more than a decade.

Consumer prices rose by 0.7%, on higher rent and fuel

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 11:48
New figures show that consumer prices rose by 0.7% in August compared to the same time last year due to higher rents and an increase in the price of home heating oil, electricity and gas.

Storyful launches new version of its Newswire platform

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 11:43
When news agency Storyful opened in Dublin in 2010, it took on the onerous task of validating some of the seemingly endless stream of content coming from social media platforms like Twitter.

Ryanair sees small number of cancellations

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:36
Ryanair will seek to minimise disruption to passengers by cancelling a small number of flights in advance if cabin crew in five countries go through with a threat of further strike action this month.

NTMA sells €1 billion of 10-year bonds

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:22
The National Treasury Management Agency has today auctioned €1 billion of 10-year bonds, as it bids to close in on its minimum fund raising target for the year.

Today in the press

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:18
US private equity firm Apollo Global Management has agreed to acquire Ireland's second-largest hotel chain Tifco in a deal said to be worth up to €600 million.