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Record €995m spent on groceries in December - Kantar

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:57
A record €995m was spent at Irish grocery retailers during December, according to latest figures from market research firm Kantar Worldpanel.

Tánaiste says Ireland must 'hold nerve' in crucial week

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:30
The Tánaiste has said this week is going to be a really significant one for Brexit and Ireland must "hold its nerve."

Britain launches task force to tackle dirty money

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:40
Britain will work with the financial industry to crack down on fraud, corruption and dirty money by launching a task force that will include senior banking figures, the finance ministry said today.

Is it time for an electronic backstop for our only land border?

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:31
Innovative technological customs control may provide part of the answer for minimising Brexit disruption along the border

Today in the press

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:48
Saudi Arabia has felt compelled to add a reference to the killing of dissident citizen Jamal Khashoggi in bond documents filed with the Irish Stock Exchange to support the country's sale of €6.5 billion of notes to international investors last week.

Construction industry forecasts growth of 20% in 2019

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:38
There will be significant growth in the construction of houses this year, as the industry forecasts 20% growth in construction overall in 2019.

China's trade surplus with the US grew in 2018

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:19
China's trade surplus with the US widened last year, while the country's imports and exports fell in December as the trade war begins to bite in the world's second biggest economy.

Average salary increase of 3.9% - CPL Resources guide

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:10
Salaries have risen by an average of 3.9% across all the professional sectors, the latest CPL Resources 2019 Salary Guide shows.

Cathay Pacific makes another first class blunder

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:56
For a lucky few, it's the gift that keeps on giving: a Cathay Pacific error offering premium tickets at a fraction of their value, for the second time in less than two weeks.

Construction activity at four month high in December

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:39
Construction activity growth reached a four-month high in December, with job creation in the sector rising for the 64th month in succession.

Eurofins to create 150 new Dublin jobs

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:37
International life sciences company Eurofins is to create 150 jobs as it sets up a new global software engineering centre in Dublin.

Musk's SpaceX to layoff 10% of its workforce

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:17
Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX will reduce its workforce by about 10% of the company's more than 6,000 employees, the company has said.

JD Sports sees full-year profit at high end of forecast

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:13
JD Sports Fashion has forecast annual profit at the higher end of expectations as the sportswear retailer refused to cut prices in a tough retail environment.

China car sales hit reverse for first time since 1990s

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 07:58
Car makers in China will face more fierce competition this year, after a tough 2018 when the world's biggest auto market contracted for the first time in more than two decades, the country's top auto industry association said.

Euronext launches $729m tender offer for Oslo Bors

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 07:51
Pan-European stock market operator Euronext today officially launched its all-cash $729m bid for Oslo Bors.

EU to issue letter over backstop reassurances to UK

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 07:18
The EU will issue a letter later this morning to the British government spelling out a series of reassurances on the Irish backstop.

Schumer in bid to keep sanctions affecting Irish plant

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 20:36
The US Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer is planning to force a vote to block the Trump administration's decision to lift sanctions affecting the Aughinish Alumina plant in Limerick.

Truck drivers express worries over no-deal Brexit

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 12:01
Irish hauliers are deeply concerned that a no-deal or hard Brexit will lead to unworkable delays at UK ports

Brexit: 2019 - the year of unlikely outcomes

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 16:50
Europe Editor Tony Connelly looks ahead to another crucial week, and uncertain year, for Theresa May and her Brexit plans.

Analysis finds Ireland biggest winner from US tech FDI

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 17:46
Ireland is the number one destination in the world for foreign direct investment by US tech companies according to a new analysis.