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Bitcoin nudges fresh high

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 06:45
Bitcoin tested 15-month highs, yesterday, after jumping more than 10% over the weekend, with analysts ascribing the spike to growing optimism over the adoption of cryptocurrencies after Facebook unveiled its Libra digital coin.

Investors slow to get on board new Lufthansa vision

Tue, 06/25/2019 - 06:30
Lufthansa has adjusted its dividend policy and unveiled a revamp of its money-losing Eurowings arm in a bid to soothe investor worries a week after issuing a second profit warning this year.

Communications firm Edelman names three new directors as business doubles in size

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 20:31
Communications firm Edelman has promoted Emma Williams, Jennifer Hyland and David Callaghan, who have been appointed as directors on foot of significant new business wins.

UCC professor wins two top international dental research awards

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 20:01
UCC’s head of the College of Medicine and Health, Professor Helen Whelton, is the 2019 recipient of the Distinguished Scientist H. Trendley Dean Memorial Award.

Government urged to do more to incentivise wind energy investment

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 18:20
Renewable energy groups have urged the Government to better incentivise companies to invest in offshore wind projects in Irish waters.

Teeling exploration firm weighing up future ownership of Limerick zinc project

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 17:46
Irish mineral exploration company Arkle Resources could dilute its share in the highly-rated Stonepark zinc project in Limerick.

Eir claim against ComReg admitted to fast-track commercial court list

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 17:34
'>An appeal by Eir against several decisions by the Commissioner for Communications Regulation (ComReg) concerning the firm's obligations to provide certain essential services has been admitted to the fast-track commercial court list.

Investment fund Green Reit 'pleased' with levels of takeover interest

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 16:59
Property investment fund Green Reit has said it is "pleased" with how its sales process is progressing and with the level of interest shown in the business and its assets.

Policy-easing doesn't give central banks a free bet

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 16:56
Last week saw an array of comments from various central bankers trigger further strong gains in financial markets, with bond yields in Europe reaching all-time lows and the main stock market in the US hitting all-time highs.

Claim against former Anglo Irish Bank executive to proceed in 2020

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 16:30
'>A legal action against former Anglo Irish Bank executive Thomas Browne has been listed for hearing in the Commercial Court for April next year.

Proposed new EU-South America trade deal could damage Ireland's agriculture industry, claim farmers

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 13:55
Farmers claim a proposed new EU-South America trade deal could be the straw that breaks the camel's back for Ireland's agriculture industry.

Tax payer to pay €350,000 on tailored uniforms for Leinster House and Áras staff

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:21
The tax-payer is set to splurge just over €350,000 on new bespoke, tailored uniforms for staff at Leinster House and Áras an Uachtaráin.

Online platform offers low-cost architect quality design

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 06:22
Single houses represented almost 1,100 out of a total of 4,275 of new dwellings in the first quarter, according to CSO figures.

Satisfied with its green credentials

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 06:00
Barbara-Anne Richardson says Heineken’s decade-long commitment to being a sustainable and green brewer is what convinced her to join the firm, writes Pádraig Hoare

Consumers expect more rental hikes

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 05:45
'>More than two-thirds of consumers are bracing for rent hikes and house prices to rise in the next 12 months, while some businesses are holding back on activity as ongoing global uncertainty continues.

Blockchain: Is the technology all hype or hope?

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 05:30
It is now a decade since the publication of the infamous bitcoin white paper, ‘Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System’, and the launch of the bitcoin blockchain.

Judiciary putting brakes on planners

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 05:30
The courts will continue to play an important role as a brake on the actions of developers as shown by one Kildare farmer’s long-running legal tussles with the IDA, says Kyran Fitzgerald

Skin empire has a clear vision

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 05:12
Pestle & Mortar CEO Sonia Deasy tells Trish Dromey about the company’s big expansion plans

Dublin Port spend ‘was appropriate’

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 05:00
The board of Dublin Port Company has again strenuously denied any impropriety over credit card expenditure and said it was happy to face TDs and senators over its governance at an Oireachtas Transport Committee hearing.

Tech giants warn on US-China escalation

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 00:12
Apple has joined Dell, Microsoft, HP and Intel in opposing US President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on laptop computers and tablets among the $300bn (€268bn) in Chinese goods targeted for a 25% tariff increase on July 2 when the consultation period for public comment ends.