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US warning over hard border and future UK trade deal

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:45
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.

Online hardware company uses tools to get Brexit ready

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:40
Handy Hardware, part of Irish company Online Tradesmen, sells over 50,000 tools and hardware products online.

Taoiseach responds to EU-UK backstop measures

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:34
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.

Today in the press

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:12
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.

Mothercare UK sells its Early Learning Centre business

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:11
Troubled UK retailer Mothercare is selling its Early Learning Centre business to toy chain The Entertainer as it ramps up turnaround efforts.

Australia grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 as concerns mount

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:51
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.

888 sets up server in Ireland ahead of Brexit

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:34
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.

Nissan and Renault remodel alliance as 'equals'

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:25
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.

Aryzta confirms full year outlook as H1 losses narrow

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:09
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 accelerates electric car push

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 08:39
Volkswagen said it will launch almost 70 new electric models by 2028, accelerating its rollout of zero-emission cars.

Patents filed by Irish companies see growth of 21%

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 07:59
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.

O'Leary says no immediate action planned on 737 orders

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 07:43
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 soars after Brexit deal changes

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 07:38
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.

Varadkar to make statement on backstop assurances

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 07:36
The Taoiseach will make a statement this morning on the legal assurances the EU has provided to Britain to help pass the Withdrawal Agreement.

Last ditch EU-UK package agreed on Irish backstop

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 07:22
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.

Brexit: What has Theresa May achieved?

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 07:15
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.

Tracker mortgages exposed to ECB rate rises - ESRI

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 01:25
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.

Extra capital needs behind high mortgage rates - report

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 18:28
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 rises as traders position for Brexit showdown

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 15:26
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 briefed on institutions' Brexit preparations

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 15:25
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has held discussions with the Revenue Commissioners, National Treasury Management Agency and Central Bank on Brexit preparations.