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Killarney hoping for tourism boost from Attenborough series

1 hour 56 min ago
‘Wild Isles’ sees Attenborough focus on the nature across Ireland and Britain for the first time.

Bar sales jump in February but remain 15% lower than pre-covid levels

2 hours 30 min ago
Sales in pubs and bars have recorded the largest annual increase in February compared to other retail areas but are still lagging behind pre-covid ...

Over 95% of Airbnb listings in Limerick city suitable for residential living 

2 hours 35 min ago
The average price on Airbnb charged per night was €168, equating to over €15,000 across a 90-day period

Diageo's Debra Crew becomes highest profile female CEO in Britain and Ireland

2 hours 36 min ago
Guinness and spirits maker Diageo named former tobacco boss Debra Crew to succeed Ivan Menezes as chief executive and become the highest-profile ...

Six in ten autistic people afraid to share diagnosis at work

4 hours 18 min ago
An Autism in the Workplace report found that six in ten employers lack a dedicated autism friendly policy, and half of employers are unsure what reasonable accommodations an autistic member of staff may require.

Diageo announces retirement of chief executive 

4 hours 57 min ago
Guinness owner Diageo has announced its chief executive Ivan Menezes is to retire after a decade in charge of the drinks giant and will be replaced ...

US outsourcing firm SupportNinja to create 50 new jobs in Cork

5 hours 32 min ago
The expansion will see the multinational firm add to its existing workforce of over 3,000 over the next three years

Twitter to scrap features for non-paying users in Elon Musk shake-up

5 hours 50 min ago
From April 15, only verified accounts will be able to us the “for you” page, which shows users recommended Tweets outside their follow lists, Mr Musk said.

William Hill Group businesses to pay record £19.2m for failures

8 hours 16 min ago
The “settlement” is the largest in the Gambling Commission’s history.

Xencelabs unveils new Pen Display 24 Studio Series for creative digital professionals

9 hours 50 min ago
24-inch digital drawing display expands the line of professional design tools to enhance the drawing experience, artists’ productivity, workflow customisation and ergonomics

S&P: More rate hikes and 'sticky inflation' to weigh on growth

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 18:21
Ratings firm said it expects the European Central Bank to continue to increase interest rates this summer, unless the banking turmoil of the past two weeks were to continue

Eli Lilly to create 1,500 jobs with $1bn investment in Limerick facility

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 17:39
Lilly said its Limerick site will operate at 35% lower energy intensity, use 40% less water, and produce 15% less waste when compared to traditional pharma manufacturing sites

Cruise ship giant Carnival says higher ticket prices to help boost earnings 

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 17:35
Wealthy customers undeterred by high inflation helped boost booking volumes and occupancy rates

Gold price slips but keeps lustre amid jitters over banks

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 16:34
Gold prices slipped as a rebound in stock markets dented the metal's safe-haven appeal, while investors evaluated steps taken by authorities to calm ...

Twitter source code leak leads to legal hunt for perpetrator

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 15:45
Code forms the basis for the web service’s various functions and internal tools

Volkswagen hails EU deal over e-fuels to drive Porsche cars

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 15:29
Volkswagen said the European Union’s deal on e-fuels, or synthetic fuels, will help with special applications such as emergency vehicles and ...

Irish tech company Spearline sold to Silicon Valley firm Cyara

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 12:50
The Skibbereen based company, which supplies communication testing technologies, was bought by Cyara to help grow its services for the modern remote workforce around the globe.

Central Bank urges insurance firms to shield themselves against risks emerging from the climate crisis

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 12:20
The warning comes after the report found only 20% of insurers fully integrate climate change risk into their management framework.

Oliver Mangan: Markets start to price in rate cuts for this year

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 11:04
The stresses that have emerged in parts of the global banking system, and the associated volatility this has generated on financial markets are now ...

€53m spent per day using contactless payments

Mon, 03/27/2023 - 08:40
Continued growth in consumer reliance on contactless payments with an increase in volume of 27% on an annual basis