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Honor Magic 6 Lite: Enhanced performance, stunning display, and robust durability

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 10:05
The 6.78-inch OLED panel is one of the best I’ve seen at this price point, and it can get bright enough to be easily readable outdoors on sunny days.

Sennheiser's new closed-back headphones made in the midlands of Ireland

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 10:00
While open-back headphones are favoured by purists for their natural sound reproduction, closed-back headphones like the HD 620S offer invaluable isolation from external distractions.

Wind energy showing signs of momentum, but problems persist

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 08:10
Cáit Caden reports on industry leaders' views that Ireland is making clear progress on its climate action goals, while noting the hurdles yet to be overcome

US engineering firm Jacobs to create 100 new jobs in Ireland

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 07:52
Engineering firm is the latest to announce new jobs in Ireland

IBM to create 800 jobs across Ireland in AI push

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 00:00
The new roles will spread across Cork, Dublin, and Waterford. 

EU forecasts return to growth for Irish wages this year as inflation cools

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 17:38
EU Commission also projects healthy budget surpluses this year and for 2025

SME supports come after government bends to lobbying pressures

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 15:55
The measures include doubling the Innovation Grant Scheme to €10,000 and increasing the maximum amount available under the Energy Efficiency Grant Scheme

Hotels, B&Bs, hostels, and guesthouses all see boost in occupancy levels

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 14:08
A resurgence in overseas visitors, particularly from North America, spurs 2023 increase

Meta partners with Cork firm Workvivo as it discontinues competitor software 

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 10:39
Partnership is likely to lead to surge in customers for Cork-founded firm as Meta discontinues competitor platform boasting more than 7 million customers 

Ballygowan maker Britvic revenue rises amid higher demand

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 08:49
The latest trading update from the drinks maker shows the State's Deposit and Return Scheme has had little impact on the company.

Logistics firm Primeline creates 400 new Irish jobs

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 08:07
Primeline’s fleet of vehicles completes over 25,000 deliveries to more than 7,500 outlets around Ireland each week

PTSB cuts mortgage rates again, fuelling further activity in the market

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 07:48
Third and largest set of mortgage rate cuts announced by PTSB since December

Dutch digital bank Bunq eyes further growth in Ireland with travel insurance offering

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 20:00
The move comes after chief executive of Bunq told the Irish Examiner of his plans to expand in Ireland while attending the Web Summit in Lisbon last year

Paddy Power owner Flutter does not anticipate 'significant' job losses in Ireland as it evolves its online offering

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 18:09
The company employs about 12,000 staff in its 230 retail shops across the Republic

Some 175 Irish jobs at risk as Indeed announces second round of global layoffs

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 17:52
Jobs platform said up to 70 Irish roles will be cut

'Clear lag' between wholesale energy prices and those charged to consumers, CRU says 

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 17:04
CRU emphasised that a return to retail prices similar to those in 2021 is "not expected" in the near term

Biden increases tariffs on Chinese imports of electric cars and chips

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 17:01
China immediately vowed retaliation. Its commerce ministry said Beijing was opposed to the US tariff hikes and would take measures to defend its interests

Housing and renewable energy remain key focus for Cork businesses amid election season

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 16:52
'Cork needs to produce at least 7,500-10,000 units per year to keep pace with demand,' report by Cork Chamber said

Kerry chief recommended for top Cork County Council role

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 16:32
Moira Murrell has been recommended for appointment as chief executive

Large investment funds eye office and data centre projects now interest rates are about to turn

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 13:16
Most are focusing on lending to logistics, data centres, multi-family rentals and the high-end office market. The office sector more broadly continues to struggle, deterring funds