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Oil consumption here continues to increase

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 08:35
The organisation representing the petroleum industry here has pledged to play its part in Ireland's transition to a low carbon and environmentally sustainable economy.

IFG Group agrees to takeover deal from UK's Epiris

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 08:14
Financial services firm IFG Group has agreed to a £206m takeover offer from UK private equity firm Epiris.

Uncertainty over third vote on EU Withdrawal Agreement

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 08:11
British Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a cabinet meeting today which could determine whether a third attempt will be made to pass the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement in the UK parliament.

Central Bank begins search for Lane replacement

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 08:04
The search for a new Central Bank Governor will begin after Philip Lane was appointed on Friday to the European Central Bank's executive board by European Union leaders.

Ashley says Debenhams proposals better than insolvency

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 07:45
Mike Ashley's Sports Direct has hit out at Debenhams for rejecting his latest attempt to wrest control of the struggling retailer.

Glenveagh and I-RES agree North Co Dublin deal

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 07:34
Housebuilder Glenveagh Properties has agreed to forward sell 118 housing units to the country's largest private landlord Real Estate Investment Trust (I-RES).

Govt increases renewable energy target to 70%

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 06:44
The Government has announced an increase in the proportion of Ireland's electricity supply that will be generated from renewable sources to 70% by the year 2030.

Theresa May can deliver an orderly Brexit - Taoiseach

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 15:40
The Taoiseach has said he thinks Theresa May can deliver an orderly Brexit between now and 12 Aprill.

Solar energy company to create 50 new jobs in Wicklow

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 10:12
Fifty new jobs are to be created in Wicklow by an Irish solar energy services company.

Is Apple about to shake-up video streaming?

Sun, 03/24/2019 - 07:00
Business Editor Will Goodbody looks ahead to Apple's latest spring launch and the possibility of two new services in TV streaming and news.

Global market slump as fears of a slowdown grow

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 18:04
European stock markets have deepened losses, closing near session lows, as fears of a slowdown in global growth after weak manufacturing data from across Europe were exacerbated by dismal data from the United States.

6 holiday spending tips for families on a budget

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 15:05
Saving money while abroad and balancing the everyday duties of a parent can be the most difficult part of holidays, but John Lowe, the Money Doctor has all the tips you need.

Philip Lane formally appointed to senior ECB role

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 14:16
Philip Lane has been formally appointed to a senior role at the European Central Bank.

EasyJet readies Brexit contingency plan to meet rules

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:34
EasyJet has said it was ready to suspend the voting rights of a small number of shares to comply with rules that require 50% plus one share of the company to be owned by EU shareholders following Brexit.

Draghi says firms need to step up no-deal Brexit plans

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:19
The president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, told European Union leaders today that companies have to increase their preparations for a possible no-deal Brexit, an EU source said.

Monthly factory gate prices down 1.2% in February - CSO

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:02
New Central Statistics Office figures show that monthly factory gate - or wholesale - prices fell by 1.2% in February.

German manufacturing contracts for third month in a row

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:00
German manufacturing contracted further in March, a survey showed today, compounding fears that unresolved trade disputes are exacerbating a slowdown in Europe's biggest economy.

Sterling recovers as May gets 'last chance' on Brexit

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:31
Sterling held above $1.31 today after recovering overnight when European Union leaders gave Prime Minister Theresa May a two-week reprieve - until April 12 - to decide how to leave the European Union.

Hundreds of jobs to go as Thomas Cook shuts 21 stores

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 10:44
Thomas Cook has announced plans to close 21 high street stores in the UK, resulting in 320 job losses.

Kingspan recycling ocean plastic for use as insulation

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 10:38
Building material group, Kingspan, has partnered with a foundation that removes plastic from the ocean, and the company plans to reuse as much of the plastic recovered as it can in its production.