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Economy grew by 4.9% in year to September - CSO

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:14
The economy grew by 7.4% during the first nine months of the year, according to the Central Statistics Office.

May does not expect backstop breakthrough at EU summit

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 12:52
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has held a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Brussels ahead of a key EU summit at which she is expected to seek legal and political assurances on the Irish backstop

'Significant challenges' lie ahead with House of Fraser

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 09:07
The chief executive of Sports Direct, Mike Ashley, has said 'significant challenges' lie ahead in turning House of Fraser around.

US trade delegation would be welcome; Beijing

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 08:34
China and the United States are in close contact over trade, and any US trade delegation would be welcome to visit, a Chinese commerce ministry spokesman said.

SF proposes bill to tackle moneylender interest rates

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 08:16
Massive interest rates on money lent by moneylenders could become a thing of the past if legislation proposed by Sinn Féin is passed.

Second Canadian detained in China

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:38
China's foreign ministry has said two Canadian nationals detained in China are suspected of engaging in activities endangering national security.

Pound loses gains made after May vote

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 07:30
Sterling has given up some ground after rallying from a 20-month low after British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a party no-confidence vote.

ECB expected to end massive bond buying programme

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 06:50
The European Central Bank is expected to formally end its massive bond buying programme today.

National Lottery concerned about online operators

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 06:36
The National Lottery is concerned about the growth in alternative forms of gaming such as bet-on-lottery operators where players can bet on the outcomes of national lotteries without purchasing a ticket.

Rents rising but number of landlords falling - report

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 06:28
The cost of renting a home in Ireland continued to rise between October and December, according to new data.

Exporters call for urgent no-deal Brexit planning

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 18:53
Exporters here have called for an urgent intensification of no-deal contingency planning by the government and the EU in the face of heightened uncertainty around Brexit.

INM CFO to leave company in January

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:40
The chief financial officer of Independent News and Media is to leave the company by mutual consent at the end of January 2019.

O'Connor named as new CIÉ chief executive

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 13:29
The board of national public transport provider CIÉ has appointed Lorcan O'Connor as its new chief executive.

Overseas trips to Ireland rise by 7.6% in third quarter

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 13:03
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show the number of overseas trips made to Ireland rose by 7.6% in the third quarter of the year, while trips by Irish residents outside of the country were up 3%.

Barclays to double Irish workforce to 300

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 11:47
Barclays Bank is to expand its operations here, doubling its Irish workforce to 300 by the end of next year.

Hitatchi to buy ABB's power grid for $7bn

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 11:40
Japan's Hitachi is moving to purchase the power grid business of Swiss engineering giant ABB for a deal worth as much as $7.05 billion, local media has reported.

Vodafone to trial 5G services in four rural locations

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 11:29
Vodafone is to trial the use of fifth generation mobile technology or 5G as a way of providing home broadband access to people living in rural Ireland.

Skills shortages identified in labour market - Solas

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 10:31
Recruitment firms are struggling to fill vacancies in certain sectors as Ireland continues to experience a strengthening labour market, according to the National Skills Bulletin published by Solas.

Today in the press

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 10:23
AIB's latest troubled loans portfolio sale, initiated in recent weeks, contains debt that was originally valued at €3.4 billion, according to sources.

May vows to contest vote with 'everything I have got'

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 09:57
After Conservative MPs triggered a vote of no-confidence, British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to contest it with "everything I have got" and said a new leader would mean Article 50 would have to be extended or rescinded