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US commerce chiefs grant Huawei 90-day grace period

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:54
The move comes a day after Google said it would comply with US government restrictions aimed at punishing the Chinese firm.

250 financial service jobs for the southeast

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 06:50
It is due to the Carne Group almost doubling its current workforce.

Thomas Cook bonds fall to lows amid debt fears

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 00:00
Thomas Cook’s bonds tumbled to record lows after reports that questioned the company’s ability to return to profit and avoid being crushed under a pile of debt.

Greenpeace activists: ‘BP must clean up or clear out’

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 00:00
Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP’s London HQ yesterday, demanding one of the world’s biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business.

Huawei ban sends chipmaking shares plummeting

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 00:00
A bad month is getting worse for US and European semiconductor stocks.

Co Down port clinches €11m gas storage deal to secure supply of CO2 to pubs across Ireland

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:46
The plan has taken a major step forward after it signed an agreement with Nippon Gasses to provide CO2 for a facility with the capacity to store 2,500 tonnes of the gas.

Sterling steadies after huge Brexit losses, shares hit by global trade turmoil

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:42
'>Sterling steadied after initially posting further large losses on UK political fears but shares in Europe and the US were hit as the fallout of the US-China trade war extended to Chinese champion Huawei and the world’s chip makers for mobile phones.

Cybercrime will be worth €5 trillion in two years, security body claims

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:28
The new national cybersecurity body that will be led out of Cork has been launched with a warning that cybercrime is expected to be worth almost €5 trillion in two years.

Ryanair shares dive as profits hit 4-year low

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:59
Ryanair shares tumbled nearly 5% after the airline reported its weakest annual profit in four years and said its earnings may suffer for the next couple of years due to continually low fares.

Kildare approval of €3.5bn Intel extension plan is likely to be appealed

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:57
Kildare Co Council gave the green light to plans by Intel for its latest $4bn (€3.5bn) extension to the manufacturing plant, known as Fab, in Leixlip — but the decision will likely be appealed.

OECD assesses Ireland for 'sustainable' goals

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:41
Ireland is reaching targets in relation to available water, economic productivity and carbon emissions coming up to 2030 but falls down when it comes to areas like smoking and access to education, according to a major report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Jaguar Land Rover slumps to €4.1bn loss as Chinese sales slide

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 16:37
Jaguar Land Rover crashed to a €4.1 billion annual loss as it was weighed down by a slump in Chinese sales.

Ford announces thousands of white collar job losses

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 15:15
The car giant will complete the restructuring by August.

Profits at Pat Kenny media firm jump to €1.52m

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 15:11
Accumulated profits at Pat Kenny’s media firm topped the €1.52 million mark last year as his company enjoyed another strong year.

US toy shop FAO Schwarz to open in Dublin

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 14:37
US toy shop FAO Schwarz is to open a flagship store in Dublin.

What does Android block mean for Huawei users?

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 13:53
Google services will no longer be available on the Chinese company’s devices.

Swine fever outbreak in China prompts pork price hikes

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 13:06
Beijing has destroyed herds and blocked shipments in a bid to get to grips with the outbreak.

Phil Hogan: Kilkenny hub to emphasise Ireland's global leadership in agri technology

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 13:01
EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has said that a new digital innovation hub in Kilkenny City can drive the digital transformation of Europe's agri-food sector boosting innovation and growth in the region.

INM shareholders to consider proposed Mediahuis takeover at special meeting next month

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:51
The High Court has made directions for the convening next month of a meeting of Independent News & Media shareholders to consider the proposed €145.6 million acquisition of the group by Belgian media company Mediahuis.

Creches struggling to retain staff amid shortage of places

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:31
There are calls for an investment scheme to attract and retain staff in creches around the country.