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Bank of England chief boosts expectations of rate rise

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:01
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney today boosted expectations of a UK interest rate hike next month.

Ryanair cabin crew in four countries to strike in July

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:52
The Ryanair pilots' union, IALPA, has told the airline that its strike notice for Thursday July 12 stands.

Live Register total falls again in June

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:02
New figures show that the number of people signing on the Live Register fell by another 2.1% to stand at 219,300 in June - the lowest figure in a decade.

150 Sligo jobs promised by animal health company Phibro

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:02
Up to 150 jobs are to be created in Sligo by Phibro, an animal health company headquartered in New Jersey in the US.

Irish Universities Association urges more investment

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:00
Universities are in crisis following a decade of underinvestment, according to the Irish Universities Association, which launches its pre-Budget submission today.

The economics of a heatwave

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 09:54
We may be enjoying the sunshine, but the economic effects of this fine spell are mixed

Today in the press

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 09:45
Clerys' flagship department store premises on O'Connell Street may yet secure a new lease of life as a destination for Dublin shoppers following an expression of interest in the property from Ikea.

May sets out 'facilitated customs' plan

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 09:43
British Prime Minister Theresa May will propose a new plan to ease trade and offer Britain more freedom to set tariffs after Brexit, a last-ditch attempt to unite her divided government on plans to leave the European Union.

EasyJet signals summer travel misery after strikes

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:58
EasyJet has added to fears over a summer of travel chaos as it revealed that nearly 1,300 flights were cancelled last month, with no end in sight to air traffic control strike action.

Superdry posts double-digit growth in revenue, profits

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:52
UK clothing and accessories maker Superdry today posted double-digit growth in full-year revenue on strong online sales, and declared a special dividend.

Jaguar Land Rover calls for Brexit certainty

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:51
Car maker Jaguar Land Rover has warned it urgently needs "greater certainty" on Brexit to continue to invest heavily in the UK and safeguard suppliers, customers and 40,000 British-based jobs.

Warm weather and World Cut boosting C&C sales

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:43
C&C has said the recent warm weather and the soccer World Cup have helped to boost sales of its brands, including Bulmers cider.

Primark owner AB Foods maintains profit guidance

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:35
Associated British Foods has warned again on the outlook for its sugar business, though it maintained its overall guidance for the full 2017-18 year thanks to a stronger performance at its Primark fashion chain.

Paradyn to create 40 new jobs in Cork and Dublin

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 08:11
IT and communications service provider Paradyn is set to double its workforce from 40 to 80 employees by 2020, with positions in both its Dublin and Cork offices.

New bankruptcies fell by 10% in 2017 - ISI

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 07:46
New bankruptcies fell by 10% last year to 473 from 526, according to the annual report from the Insolvency Service of Ireland.

Consumer sentiment weakens to 13-month low - survey

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 06:40
Consumer sentiment here weakened last month to its lowest level in 13 months, according to a new survey.

Bus Éireann Chief Executive Ray Hernan to step down

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 16:38
Bus Éireann Chief Executive Ray Hernan is to step down from his role "in the coming months", according to a statement released by the company today.

Home for Life launches new mortgage to rent scheme

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 15:25
A new Mortgage to Rent scheme has been launched for Permanent TSB customers which aims to keep distressed mortgage holders in their current homes.

Ryanair cabin crew reps publish charter of demands

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 14:15
Ryanair cabin crew representatives have published a charter of demands for better pay and conditions, including the abolition of agency employment, and the removal of sales commission as a basis for promotions.

Trips by Irish residents up in first quarter - CSO

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:35
Irish residents took more trips in the first three months of 2018 than in the same period of last year, according to the Central Statistics Office, though the numbers taking overseas holidays declined.