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Service providers continue to pass on costs as inflation remains 'sticky'

6 hours 47 min ago
Tech and telecoms service providers continued to see buoyant growth, while businesses in transport, tourism, and leisure contracted for a third consecutive month

ESRI: Economy to slow as elevated inflation persists

6 hours 48 min ago
The ESRI is predicting a general Government surplus of €8bn for this year followed by €13.2bn next year

Profits at Cork-based motor dealership Johnson & Perrott jump to €8.7m

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 18:00
Revenues at the family-owned motor retailer increased by 3% from €130.84m to €135.22m despite supply issues in new and used cars

Confidence in the economy dips among Cork firms ahead of budget, as costs continue to bite

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 17:30
Cork Chamber president Ronan Murray urged the Government to invest more in further and higher education and research institutes to “bridge” the skills gap and aid business growth

LinkedIn to use AI tools for firms to fill job candidates

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 17:22
LinkedIn chief executive Ryan Roslansky said in an age when job titles were changing rapidly, the company was trying to encourage hiring people whose skills fit the job requirements, regardless of title or education

Banks behind 'large jump in greenwashing incidents'

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 16:59
RepRisk also found that one in three companies tied to greenwashing was also embroiled in so-called "social washing"

IDA chief forecasts continued growth for investment projects

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 16:49
Ireland is hugely reliant on foreign multinationals, which have almost doubled their total workforce to 301,000 in the last decade

Boohoo shares fall as online fashion retailer warns on recovery

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 16:15
Shares in online fashion retailer Boohoo ended 5.5% lower after revenue fell 17% in its first half and said a slower-than-expected recovery in sales ...

Cork firm Kwayga closes €1m funding round

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 14:02
Mike McGrath's firm said their mission is to revolutionise the way supermarkets across Europe approach buying

Meta floats €13 a month ad-free plan for Instagram, Facebook in EU

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 10:44
On mobile devices, the price for a single account would jump to roughly €13 because Meta would factor in commissions charged by Apple's and Google's app stores

Plum Interest launches in Ireland offering 3.45% rate for savers 

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 10:29
The smart app has partnered with global asset management firm, BlackRock, who are providing the money market fund that supports Plum Interest

Ryanair passenger numbers increase 9% in September

Tue, 10/03/2023 - 08:32
Ryanair’s passenger traffic in September grew by 9% to 17.4 million following four straight months of record-breaking passenger numbers.According to ...

Big Tech stocks may be 'opportunity for investors' after decline

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 19:19
Goldman Sachs strategists say the Nasdaq 100 selloff has led to historically cheap valuations for tech stocks while earnings estimates are still rising

Shares in Sphere venue jump after U2 launch in Las Vegas

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 18:04
The stock surged as much as 13% to $42 today, the largest intraday leap in almost six weeks

Profits surge at Indaver Ireland on back of rise in energy prices

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 17:42
The company last year paid out a dividend of €18.5m after paying out a dividend of €19m in 2021

Electric car sales take a steep drop in September

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 15:57
Sales of electric cars dropped 19.34% to 1,493 last month

Hawkish tone of 'higher rates for longer' mantra hammers global markets

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 13:19
Meanwhile, central banks, as well as hiking rates, are also engaged in quantitative tightening

Sam Bankman-Fried's fraud trial: How will he defend himself?

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 12:24
Currently jailed in Brooklyn, Bankman-Fried has pleaded not guilty to seven counts of fraud and conspiracy

Four companies in the West announce 400 jobs in the tech and medical sectors 

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 12:06
Cloud services provider Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced the largest number of jobs with 150 new technical roles to be created at its Global Centre of Excellence for the HPE GreenLake platform.

Home prices rise by 4.1%, bringing to an end a period of decline

Mon, 10/02/2023 - 12:06
Dublin asking prices now average €425,000, while asking prices in the rest of the country average €285,000, according to new report