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US Representatives from both sides of the political divide warn the return of a hard border on the island of Ireland could block a future trade deal.
Handy Hardware, part of Irish company Online Tradesmen, sells over 50,000 tools and hardware products online.
Follow all the latest developments as Leo Vardakar responds to last night's Brexit deal in Strasburg and the UK parliament prepares to vote on Theresa May's proposals.
Fingal County Council has stopped accepting applications for the low-cost Rebuilding Ireland home loan, having already approved more than 25% of the national €200 million fund, which was due to last for three years.
Troubled UK retailer Mothercare is selling its Early Learning Centre business to toy chain The Entertainer as it ramps up turnaround efforts.
Singapore and Australia suspended operations of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in and out of their airports, and Indonesia and China grounded their fleets after it suffered a second fatal crash in less than five months.
British online gambling company 888 Holdings said today that it secured a gaming licence in Malta and established a server in Ireland to mitigate a potential disruption from Brexit.
Japan's Nissan and France's Renault today retooled the board structure of the world's largest car-making alliance, putting themselves as equals after the sacking of former boss Carlos Ghosn.
Shares in Swiss-Irish baked goods group Aryzta soared nearly 14% in early Dublin trade after it reported a narrowing of half yearly losses and confirmed its full year outlook.
Volkswagen said it will launch almost 70 new electric models by 2028, accelerating its rollout of zero-emission cars.
Patent applications filed by Irish companies and inventors grew by 21% - the highest growth rate in a decade, the European Patent Office's annual report shows.
Ryanair is not planning to make any changes to the delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX airplane next month in light of the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet, chief executive Michael O'Leary has said.
Sterling rallied today on speculation that British Prime Minister Theresa May might be closer to securing approval for her Brexit deal after the European Commission agreed to some changes to it ahead of a vote in the British parliament.
The Taoiseach will make a statement this morning on the legal assurances the EU has provided to Britain to help pass the Withdrawal Agreement.
The European Commission and United Kingdom have agreed a package of measures on the Irish backstop, following 11th hour talks between Prime Minister Theresa May and the Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Strasbourg.
As Theresa May prepares to present the new Brexit deal to MPs ahead of a crunch vote, here are some answers to the key questions about the developments.
Holders of tracker mortgages and younger, lower income households are the most exposed to the risk of going into mortgage arrears when interest rates rise.
Mortgage holders here pay more for their loans than other borrowers around Europe, partly because of the high level of loss-making trackers still in the banking system.
Sterling rose today in volatile trade as investors braced for parliamentary votes on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit's deal that could decide on what terms - if at all - Britain leaves the EU in less than three weeks.
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has held discussions with the Revenue Commissioners, National Treasury Management Agency and Central Bank on Brexit preparations.