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Brexit won't ground flights, says airline chief Walsh

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 07:58
The chief executive of the parent company of Aer Lingus, Willie Walsh, has said he does not see any circumstance in which a hard Brexit would lead to flights being grounded.

BlackRock to move some managers to US if no Brexit deal

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 07:47
BlackRock and Goldman Sachs Asset Management both plan to temporarily move some British-based fund managers to New York in the event of a no-deal Brexit, two sources told Reuters.

Raab claims Coveney did not rule out backstop exit

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 11:37
Britain's former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has said that Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney did not rule out an exit mechanism from the backstop when they met.

Brexit: What might happen next

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 11:34
British Prime Minister Theresa May is due before the House of Commons tomorrow where she will set out her Plan B after her Brexit blueprint was roundly defeated last week.

A listener's guide to the best Brexit podcasts

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:04
Feast your ears on the many Brexit insights and perspectives from all sides of the debate

EU Commission clears Carige state-backed bond issue

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:56
The European Commission has approved a scheme set up by the Italian government to guarantee a bond issue by Banca Carige that would help the troubled bank raise badly needed funds.

Minus US govt, Davos faces Brexit & Brazilian populism

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:47
Organisers of next week's annual Davos conclave put on a brave face today after US President Donald Trump withdrew his entire delegation.

Pound set for big weekly gain on Brexit hopes

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:28
The pound weakened today after strong gains this week that set the currency up for its biggest weekly gain against the euro since September 2017 on growing confidence that a no-deal Brexit can be avoided.

Govt well behind over no-deal Brexit plans, says Martin

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:16
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said that the Government is well behind where it should be when it comes to preparations for a no-deal Brexit.

Tesla to cut workforce by 7%, sees smaller Q4 profit

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:05
Tesla has said it would cut thousands of jobs to rein in costs as it ramps up production of its crucial Model 3 sedan.

Govt deficit of €2.8 billion for first 9 months of 2018

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:00
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the Government recorded a deficit of €2.8 billion for the first nine months of 2018.

UK shoppers rein in spending as Brexit nears

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:45
British shoppers cut back on spending in the three months to December for the first time since last spring, adding to evidence of a consumer slowdown as Brexit approaches, data showed today.

A ferry service ends and locals worry - What's next?

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:11
The announcement by Irish Ferries that it would not run a French ferry service from Rosslare this summer came as a big shock for local people in the Wexford port

English pharmacists warn of shortage of medicines

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:09
There has been a big rise in the number of drugs on a "shortage of supply" list for England, analysis shows, with some experts saying uncertainty over Brexit was making the situation worse.

Ombudsman received 723 tracker complaints last year

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:55
The Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman is currently dealing with 1,221 tracker mortgage related complaints.

Today in the press

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:34
Dublin Port has reported record cargo volumes for the fourth year in a row in 2018.

Fáilte Ireland to spend €5m to get sector Brexit ready

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:32
Following a huge defeat for Theresa May's Brexit deal in Westminster earlier in the week, much of the focus of business here has been to ensure firms are doing as much as they can to prepare for a sudden, disorderly Brexit.

Oil prices climb 1% on OPEC output cut

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:32
Oil prices rose 1% today after a report from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) showed its production fell sharply last month, easing fears about prolonged oversupply.

Renault targets 2019 sales growth after 2018 3.2% gain

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:10
French carmaker Renault posted a 3.2% increase in 2018 vehicle sales, boosted by a new Chinese joint venture, and pledged further "slight growth" this year amid rebounding demand in Russia and Latin America.

Ghosn received €7.8m improperly from Nissan-Mitsubishi

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:03
Arrested auto executive Carlos Ghosn improperly received €7.8m in compensation from a joint venture between Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors, the companies said today.