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€1 billion increase in funding for health

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 13:29
The Government is to provide a further increase of €1.05 billion in health funding for 2019.

Do political protests work?

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:31
As Paschal Donohoe prepares to deliver Budget 2019, is he likely to be swayed by recent political protests?

Property prices grow at slowest pace in almost 2 years

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 11:47
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that residential property prices saw the slowest pace of growth in 22 months in August.

Car imports up but number of new cars licensed falls

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 11:41
The volume of used car imports continued to increase in September while the number of new cars licensed decreased.

Businesses urged to keep Budget expectations low

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 11:35
There has been lots of discussion around the VAT rate levied on the tourism industry in recent weeks - but there are plenty of other business-related taxes, charges and reliefs that could form part of Budget 2019.

Ryanair CEO 'optimistic' on union progress

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 10:03
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary said today he was "hopeful and optimistic" that industrial relations issues would not damage the airline further this year.

Today in the press

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 09:59
Ireland's biggest private landlord, Ires Reit, has abandoned plans to hike rent at one of its developments in Sandyford, south Dublin, by as much as 25%.

Budget 2019: all the build up as it happens

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 09:19
Follow events live in the build up to Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe's Budget day speech in the Dáil.

Budget: Social welfare rising but no hike in carbon tax

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 09:16
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will announce the tax and spending measures for next year's Budget in the Dáil today.

Alphabet to shut Google+ social site after data exposed

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 08:50
Alphabet's Google will shut down the consumer version of its failed social network Google+ and tighten its data sharing policies.

IMF cuts world economic growth forecasts as tariffs hit

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 08:39
The International Monetary Fund has today cut its global economic growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019, as trade policy tensions and the imposition of import tariffs take a toll on commerce.

Ford picks BBDO as lead creative agency in blow to WPP

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 08:23
Ford has chosen Omnicom's BBDO as its lead creative advertising agency in a blow to its long-time partner WPP.

Aviva chief executive Wilson to step down

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 08:07
The chief executive of UK insurer Aviva is stepping down from his role after six years at the helm, the company said today.

Weak German trade suggests meagre growth in Q3

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 07:54
German exports unexpectedly fell in August, data showed today, in a fresh sign that manufacturers in Europe's largest economy have shifted into a lower gear over the summer months.

BA loses New York crown to low-cost rival Norwegian Air

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 07:43
Norwegian Air Shuttle has overtaken British Airways as the biggest non-US airline on transatlantic routes to and from the New York area, in the latest illustration of the low cost carrier's move into BA territory.

House buyers pay 15% more to live by Luas

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 00:02
Commuters are paying a premium of 15% or over €60,000 extra in Dublin for a house that is located within 1 km of a Luas stop.

How to help female entrepreneurs

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 18:58
We can help enable women entrepreneurs by identifying and taking simple steps to meet their needs, particularly around peer support

Google+ being shut down following potential data leak

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 18:40
Google has said up to 500,000 Google+ user accounts were potentially affected by a bug that may have exposed their data to external developers, and the company is shutting down the social network for consumers.

What we know about Budget 2019

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 15:49
With the Budget set to be announced in Leinster House tomorrow afternoon, here is what we know so far.

Irish Infrastructure Fund to buy remainder of Enet

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 14:16
The Irish Infrastructure Fund has agreed to buy the remaining 22% stake of Enet from Granhan McCourt.