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Global property giant behind Dublin and Cork apartments buys US bank loans

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 19:49
Troubled US bank PacWest has agreed to sell a portfolio of property loans worth $2.6bn (€2.4bn) to Kennedy Wilson Holdings

Apple leads global tech recovery with its market valuation in reach of $3tn

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 18:06
While Apple rose above $3tn in early 2022, it failed to close above that level, and the peak marked the start of a downtrend that resulted in a 27% drop that year

Ryanair profits surge puts O'Leary back on course for potential €100m incentive

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 17:54
Ryanair soared back to profit in its latest financial year, and is set for record profits this year, as hot demand over the peak summer months, more ...

Irish-based Meta subsidiaries challenge data watchdog's €395m fines

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 17:09
The challenges have been brought against the Data Protection Commission (DPC) by Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd and WhatsApp Ireland Ltd

Xiaomi unveils new AIoT products, including powerful robot vacuums and smart mobility devices

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 16:58
"From entry-level to premium devices to give users the widest possible choice"

Oliver Mangan: The British economy is down, but not out

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 13:34
The shifts in the Bank of England’s macro forecasts have been quite dramatic over the past six months

Waterford moneylender classified as 'fraudulent' by Central Bank

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 13:00
Operating without the necessary permission, The Central Bank said the scam is an example of "advance fee fraud."

Food inflation growing despite fourth monthly fall in wholesale electricity 

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 12:05
April figures show core inflation remains sticky despite sharp decreases in wholesale electricity - down more than 40% since last year

Meta fined record €1.2bn by Data Protection Commission over US data transfers

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 10:18
Meta was given five months to “suspend any future transfer of personal data to the US”

Barryroe is refused lease to drill for oil and gas off the Cork coast

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 08:49
Minister Eamon Ryan said he was not satisfied with the financial capability of the applicants.

Addressing Ireland's gender brain drain

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 08:18
'If women are continuously walking out at the rate they are it's just such a talent waste'

Ryanair records €1.43bn annual profit as fares rise

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 08:00
The Dublin-based carrier’s profit haul for the 12 months to March 31 compares with a net loss of €355m the previous year

Electricity grid must be seen as a source of prosperity

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 07:30
It’s in everyone’s interest to back the push for 100% renewable, sustainable energy, says Yvonne O’Brien of Wind Energy Ireland

Instagram back online after hours of global outages

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 07:28
Down Detector, a website that tracks outages, reported 56,628 reports at around 11pm on Sunday

Production of e-fuels could create 10,000 Irish jobs

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 00:05
New report makes recommendations on how the development of a domestic hydrogen ecosystem can facilitate the production of e-fuels for use in aviation and shipping

Medtronic signs deal to source half of electricity from Galway wind farm 

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 00:05
Medtronic has signed a Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (CPPA) with Flogas Enterprise to meet 50% of of annual electricity requirements using renewable energy from a windfarm located 30 minutes from the company’s Galway location.

ISIF invests €68m in two decarbonisation funds 

Mon, 05/22/2023 - 00:01
Ireland Strategic Investment Fund initiative could ultimately attract more global capital to Ireland

Ireland's life sciences sector may benefit from Big Tech job losses

Sun, 05/21/2023 - 18:55
Hiring at medtech and biopharma firms has increased by 19% since the onset of the pandemic — and the booming sector may be hiring many people laid off due to the global tech downturn 

The next headache for Europe Inc: The sliding US dollar

Sun, 05/21/2023 - 12:35
A 10% rise in the euro shaves 2% to 3% off earnings-per-share growth for European companies.

Yes, you can do good while making money, says fund manager

Sat, 05/20/2023 - 07:00
Faye Walsh Drouillard, of WakeUp Capital, says investors are interested in profits and our planet. She talks to Colm Greaves