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Trade organisation welcomes news of breakthrough on Withdrawal Agreement

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 14:39
The British Irish Chamber of Commerce has welcomed news of the progress made in Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK.

GLS Ireland opens new Cork depot

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:46
Parcel service provider GLS Ireland has begun operations at a new depot based in Cork.

90% of Irish people worried about cost of home heating this winter

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:45
Nine out of 10 Irish people are worried about the cost of heating their home this winter.

43 leading Irish companies agree to reduce carbon emissions before 2030

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 09:15
Some of Ireland's leading companies have agreed to significantly cut their carbon emissions between now and 2030.

Flybe puts itself up for sale amid tough airline conditions

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 08:12
The group is in talks with a number of ‘strategic operators’ about a potential sale.

Brexit boost for Ireland could be shortlived

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:51
A surge in sterling as EU and UK negotiators reached a breakthrough in the Brexit talks could be shortlived, analysts have warned, as many political obstacles to closing the deal lie ahead.

Mortgage arrears code passes review

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:30
The Government said that for the time being there is no need to revise the code of conduct that governs the behaviour of mortgage lenders to their distressed customers in arrears.

Bausch & Lomb in Irish jobs boost

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:21
Eyecare manufacturer Bausch and Lomb is to create 100 jobs at its plant in Waterford City, bringing the number of people employed there to almost 1,500.

Apple suppliers will need a plan B if iPhone sales peak

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:06
In a world where iPhone demand is on the wane, Apple has a plan B. As customers wait longer between upgrades and the smartphone market saturates, Apple can fall back on charging higher prices for each handset and raking in more money from services such as streaming music, digital videos, and data storage.

Call to reform work permits to end low-pay ‘indentured servitude’

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 06:51
The work permits system is in need of reform as it creates “indentured servitude” by tying some non-EU workers to their employees.

Woodie’s DIY owner defies consumer slowdown

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 06:36
Shares in builders merchanting and DIY group Grafton surged nearly 8% on the back of latest revenue figures showing the group is defying the drop in consumer confidence in its core market of the UK.

Poland’s booming economy means workers stay at home

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 06:21
Surging pay, Brexit and record-low unemployment in Poland have transformed what was once one of Europe’s most mobile workforces.

Vodafone shares advance 8%

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 06:06
Vodafone revenue growth in Ireland in the latest quarter outpaced many of its other areas in Europe even as it posted sharp falls in much larger markets in Italy and Spain.

It’s misguided to keep pumping foreign investment into Dublin

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 00:06
Facebook’s decision to expand in the heart of Dublin 4 and create room for an additional 5,000 employees is a powerful endorsement of Ireland’s foreign direct investment (FDI) strategy and planning, writes Joe Gill.

Allowing Persona/Sigma amendment would be 'recipe for chaos', lawyer for Denis O'Brien tells High Court

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 17:30
A consortium suing over the awarding of the country's second mobile phone licence on grounds including bribery and corruption should not be allowed to amend its original statement of claim because it would be a "recipe for chaos", a lawyer for businessman Denis O'Brien has argued in the High Court.

Plans to be lodged for €400m data centre in Ennis

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 17:08
Plans are to be lodged for a €400m one million sq ft data centre on the outskirts of Ennis early next year.

Dromoland Castle Golf Club named Ireland’s Best Golf Hotel at the World Golf Awards

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:54
Dromoland Castle Golf Club has been named ‘Ireland’s Best Golf Hotel 2018’ at the 5th annual World Golf Awards.

Strengthened relations between Ireland and Singapore as Trade Agreement signed

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:12
European Parliament lead negotiator on the Free Trade Agreement with Singapore, Seán Kelly MEP, has welcomed the recent signature of the EU-Singapore trade deal.

100 new jobs announced for Waterford

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:41
Bausch + Lomb have announced the creation of 100 new jobs in Waterford.

Amazon to split second HQ between New York and Virginia

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:56
The move ends intense competition between American cities to win the retailer.