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Bank of Ireland CEO Francesca McDonagh to step down in September

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 18:35
'Five years ago, we set out to transform the bank’s culture, systems, and business model. The benefits of this transformation have never been clearer than over the past two years'

Greenways and start-up hubs in the works for Cork by 2024

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 18:30
'Plan will go beyond the traditional approach of counterbalancing the growth of Dublin and will instead foster all that is great about the region'

European gas prices jump over fears Russia stops supplying Poland

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 18:18
Benchmark futures increased as much as 17% to €108.45 per megawatt-hour

Central Bank chief hails mortgage lending rules as regulator continues review

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 16:40
Rules had worked to protect banks and borrowers, regulator said

Elon Musk’s deal for Twitter shines light on finances of world’s richest man

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 15:52
Elon Musk’s 44 billion US dollar mega-deal to buy Twitter has thrown the spotlight on the finances of the world’s richest man and just how he has ...

Container giant Maersk predicts 25% profit rise

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 15:09
'Exceptional market situation' will see fewer available containers keeping the price of shipping goods high this quarter

Lidl offers £22.5k to scout new stores as part of UK growth plan  

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 14:53
'Our finder’s fees are... available to absolutely anyone who can identify a viable option for a new store that we’re not already aware of'

Boost for Pfizer as Biden backs distribution of Covid pill Paxlovid

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 14:36
There are about 20,000 sites in the US now with access to antiviral pills, and the administration hopes to add 10,000 more in the coming weeks

‘Dangerous’ or ‘free speech champion’? Twitter reacts to Musk takeover

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 13:09
Politicians, celebrities, actors and even a ‘cat’ were among those to have reacted on Twitter to Elon Musk’s agreement to buy the platform.The Tesla ...

Penney's owners warn of price rises on autumn and winter clothes

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 10:40
Penney's parent company Primark has warned that it will increase prices on its autumn and winter collection as costs go up for businesses around the ...

Penneys to raise prices as inflation bites

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 10:03
Famed for its low prices, Penneys/Primark can’t offset all inflationary pressures with cost savings and will have to make some price increases across parts of its autumn and winter range

Explainer: What’s next now that Twitter agreed to Elon Musk bid?

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 09:30
The social media giant employs 500 people at its European Headquarters in Dublin

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey welcomes Elon Musk takeover

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 09:04
Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has welcomed Elon Musk’s $44bn takeover of his company as “the singular solution I trust”.The Tesla and SpaceX chief ...

Chaotic and crass: a brief timeline of Elon Musk’s history with Twitter

Tue, 04/26/2022 - 07:18
The billionaire’s purchase of humanity’s ‘digital town square’ is a culmination of his controversial past on the platform

ESRI: Finances in good shape to fund any new household inflation support

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 21:25
Next week's exchequer returns will determine if the Government will need to hike taxes to mitigate Ireland's soaring cost of living

Apple to expand operations in Cork through new product test centre

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 19:00
Former Banta site will be used to test Apple products and will be only facility of its kind in Europe

Bank of Ireland to deploy 500 staff to help customers switch from Ulster Bank and KBC

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 18:28
The facilities include a dedicated phone line and standard payment instructions for customers.  

Facebook parent firm Meta to open first physical retail store

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 17:57
Meta confirmed it was also adding a new shopping tab to the website to provide a dedicated place to shop all the company’s hardware products online

Coca-Cola revenues fizz despite global costs challenges

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 16:36
Price increases helped drive the strong quarterly performance

Shock cooking oil ban by major exporter threatens to push up global food costs

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 14:57
The ubiquitous use of edible oils in most foodstuffs could well be a thorn in the side of global food inflation for a long time to come