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Dublin and Cork to trial low emission buses

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:03
The National Transport Authority, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann launched the Low Emission Bus Trial yesterday.

China and US discuss plans for trade talks

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 11:00
China's economy tsar and the US Treasury secretary have discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government in Beijing said.

Carpetright unveils losses amid store closure plan

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:50
Troubled retailer Carpetright has unveiled stinging losses for a period in which it underwent a dramatic store closure programme.

British and Irish engineers reach agreement on mobility post-Brexit

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 08:06
Engineers Ireland has become one of the first organisations to sign an agreement with its counterpart in the UK to ensure ongoing recognition of qualifications between the jurisdictions post-Brexit .

‘Brexit fiasco’ sinks sterling as Irish fears soar

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 06:00
Sterling dropped below 90p yesterday and fears of Irish businesses on both sides of the Border soared as UK prime minster Theresa May faced an impasse with her Brexit agreement.

US tobacco farmers may switch to growing cannabis

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 05:55
The future for some US tobacco farmers may be in growing cannabis.

Austrian retailers file complaint against Amazon

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 05:45
Austrian retailers have filed a complaint against Amazon with their national competition authority over the US e-commerce giant’s dual role as a retailer and a marketplace.

Greencoat to consider mainland European projects

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 05:40
State-backed windfarm operator Greencoat Renewables will consider certain mainland European investments next year, but is to predominantly keep its investment focus on onshore Ireland for the foreseeable future.

Buckle up as the Brexit end game has just begun

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:00
The past week has seen much turbulence on financial markets.

'Brexit fiasco' sinks sterling as Irish business fears soar

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:09
Sterling dropped below 90 pence and fears of Irish businesses on both sides of the border soared as Theresa May faces an impasse with her Brexit agreement.

Greencoat Renewables to consider mainland Europe investments

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:01
State-backed windfarm operator Greencoat Renewables will consider certain mainland European investments next year, but is to predominantly keep its investment focus on onshore Ireland for the foreseeable future.

Buckle up markets as the Brexit end game has just begun

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:45
The past week has seen much turbulence on financial markets. Equity markets came under severe selling pressure, with Wall Street suffering a fall of over 3% on last Tuesday alone.

No-deal Brexit could cost almost 750,000 jobs in UK, study suggests

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:12
Constituencies of UK Cabinet ministers would be among those hit by job cuts, a report indicates.

Government accused of prioritising Dublin over Cork after transport plan delayed

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:02
The Government has been accused of prioritising Dublin over Cork after a vital transport plan, due to be published 10 months ago, has been delayed until 2019.

Half of working parents less ambitious after starting a family, survey shows

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:48
Over half of working parents say that they became less ambitious in their careers after they started a family.

Dublin ranked number one globally for foreign direct investment

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 10:33
Dublin has been ranked as the number one large city in the world for foreign direct investment (FDI) according to a new report published today.

85 new jobs announced for Galway

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 07:39
MathWorks, which designs products for use by engineers, has opened 20 positions straight away, with the remainder to be rolled out next year.

Ibec welcomes steps to reduce waiting times for employment permits

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 06:45
The business group says it will help to tackle labour shortages.

World food prices fall to lowest level in more than two years

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 05:57
World food prices declined during the month of November to their lowest level in more than two years — led by declines in vegetable oils, dairy and cereal, according to the United Nations food agency.

Brexit reality finally set to bite for Irish business

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 05:30
Tariff and currency turmoil continued to spook business last week and things are about to go up a notch over the next 24 hours, writes John Phelan.

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