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PETER BROWN: The true market feeling on boredom

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 19:37
Stock markets are confident that deadline will be extended, writes Peter Brown.

Helping with 'digital detox' has become a viable business

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 19:15
We’re almost a month into 2019, and with one-third of resolutions abandoned already, there is a simple change we can make in our lives, writes Ruth Doris.

Mike Ashley ‘in talks over possible HMV takeover’

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 18:16
The Sports Direct boss is said to have spoken with music and entertainment industry figures about a possible rescue deal.

Ryanair: Brexit won't ground flights

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 17:01
Ryanair has cooled its Brexit rhetoric by saying it does not expect any large-scale flight disruptions to be caused by the UK leaving the EU.

Confidence growing over oil drill ban progress

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 15:21
People Before Profit is confident its bill aimed at banning future drilling for oil and gas in Irish waters can still succeed - albeit with certain amendments attached - despite it being cast into political limbo last month.

Mobile phones set to drag on Dixons Carphone trading

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 10:10
Dixons Carphone is expected to book another sales slump at its troubled mobile phone division when it reports on its third-quarter performance next week.

Irish company introduce stylish solution to hearing problems

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 10:09
Hearing 'earrings' could be the new fashion trend.

700 jobs at Limerick firm safe after US vote

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 06:00
Around 700 jobs at Aughinish Alumina in Limerick are safe for now following a US senate vote to allow sanctions on its owner to be lifted — but the political fallout is not over after the House of Representatives voted the opposite way.

Eurozone recession fears on the rise

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 05:45
The ECB is expected to wait until the fourth quarter to raise its deposit rate, later than thought just a month ago, according to economists who also said the chances of a eurozone recession have grown.

Travelodge addition helps lift Tifco hotel profits

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 05:30
The performance of the no-frills Travelodge chain of budget hotels contributed to four-fold increase in pre-tax profits at hotel operator Tifco in 2017.

Ryanair profit warning fails to dent airline shares

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 18:23
Shares in Europe's leading so-called low fares airlines rallied after a profit warning from market leader Ryanair sent them into an initial nosedive.

Ibec, UCC and CIT team up for future of work conference

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:59
The changing nature of work will bring great opportunities but also risks, Ibec has said ahead of a UCC and CIT-partnered conference.

Actors’ union: No-deal Brexit would be catastrophic

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:00
Irish Equity’s members rely on the open Irish border and often collaborate on productions across the island.

Fáilte Ireland to invest €5 million in tourism sector ahead of Brexit

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:58
In a significant ramping up of its activities to protect Irish tourism ahead of Brexit, Fáilte Ireland will invest €5 million to support the sector.

Electric car maker Tesla to cut workforce by 7%

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:35
The company’s founder and CEO Elon Musk warned of a difficult road ahead.

Grapevine: Savour Food sees companies save money and enhance environment

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:09
EAST Cork food and retail businesses are making huge cost savings and having positive impacts on the environment and staff morale thanks to Savour Food, a new food waste reduction programme.

Ryanair lowers profit forecast for 2019

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 08:26
Ryanair expects its profits for the year to come in 10% lower than expected.

Salesforce to announce 1,500 new jobs for Dublin

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 07:11
More than 1,500 new jobs in Dublin are expected to be announced by a US software company today.

Engineering multi-national predicts 20% growth in construction industry this year

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 06:56
The construction industry is predicted to grow by 20% this year.

Ambassador hails mighty ‘relief’ for Aughinish jobs as sanctions lifted

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 06:12
Aughinish Alumina workers in Limerick will be “mightily relieved” after the US Senate backed the US Treasury Department’s decision to lift sanctions on companies linked to Russian billionaire OlegDeripaska.