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John Whelan: Rising costs set to further challenge Irish exporters this year

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 07:00
Prices rose sharply last year for cars, fuel, food, and furniture as consumers responded to Covid lockdown with a spending splurge

Gaeltacht companies see surge in new job numbers 

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 04:00
Údarás na Gaeltachta, the State agency in charge of Gaeltacht development, said 825 new full-time jobs were created last year

Construction is growing at its weakest pace for eight months, but confidence remains

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 01:00
Ulster Bank's latest construction industry index shows only marginal growth — but firms are still confident about the future

More than 90% of Irish CEOs confident of economic growth, survey shows

Mon, 01/17/2022 - 00:05
PwC chief highlights Ireland's strong exports, FDI pipeline, and public finances — and more people are in work now than prior to the pandemic

West Cork business hard at work to minimise the impact of restrictions

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 16:07
Jamie Budd describes the Covid challenge, how State supports have helped, and his hopes for the return of normality

Brookfield House auction draws fast bids in mid-winter

Sun, 01/16/2022 - 07:00
December auction of a 45-acre holding in Cahir, South Tipperary, showed hunger for public auctions and for farms is strong, no matter what the season

Wordle: Creator of app with same name to donate profits after download boost

Sat, 01/15/2022 - 08:30
A developer whose five-year-old app has suddenly received half a million downloads because it shares its name with a viral sensation puzzle game has ...

Mixed-quality West Cork land for €4,250/acre

Sat, 01/15/2022 - 07:00
Located in the atmospheric Coomhola Valley near Bantry, the 40-acre holding offers the opportunity to own some acres in an area of great scenic beauty in the heart of West Cork

Rising Russia-Ukraine tensions push Europe energy crisis to brink 

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 18:33
Power and gas prices surge as the prospect of military action in Ukraine increases

IFA elections round-up: New committee chairs announced

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 17:13
The Irish Farmers Association has announced the names of its new committee chairs.TJ Maher from South Tipperary takes over from Pat Farrell as Chair ...

Supply chain disruption-fuelled freight cost surge boosts Maersk profits and sales

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 16:56
Danish shipping giant saw freight rates improve 80% compared with a year before

Renewable energy company sells solar assets in multi-million deal

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 16:07
Move will significantly enhance Elgin’s financial strength and enable it to further develop remaining solar projects in Ireland, Britain, and Australia

Cork to count for 150 of Aldi's 600 new jobs

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 15:24
151 of the new roles will be located in County Cork as the company also increases wages

Manufacturers in North see staff shortages as main challenge, survey shows

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 14:15
Northern manufacturers have ranked the post-Brexit arrangements for trade in the North as the least of the challenges facing their businesses, according to a survey, with 28% saying trade with the EU has increased over the last year

Calls for inspection flexibility for sheep farmers

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 14:00
Farming organisations have also called for action to be taken by authorities to protect sheep farmers from the 'irresponsible behaviour of some dog owners' after a spate of dog attacks on sheep in recent weeks

European house prices surge to record levels with Ireland amongst the largest increases

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 12:45
The cost of homes in European countries jumped 8.8% in the third quarter of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020

Philips Wiz connect, a great way to light up your day

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 11:53
Expand your smart home with more lights, motion sensors and remote controls

Google bets on office return with $1bn London property purchase

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 10:47
Google has said it will spend $1bn (€870m) to buy up its own London offices, keeping a major presence in the UK capital at a time when firms wrestle ...

Avid fantasy football players more likely to have worse mental health – study

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 10:00
People who spend the most time playing, researching and thinking about their fantasy football teams may have worse mental health than other players ...

Use the lull before calving to make sure your insurance policies are working for you

Fri, 01/14/2022 - 10:00
Take the lull before it all kicks off with calving and fieldwork to consider if you are properly insured