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Eir grows revenues and fibre broadband base

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 08:54
Telecoms firm saw a drop in its overall broadband customer base but increased fibre connections

Glenveagh delivers €46m profit on back of 1,150 home completions

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 08:36
Housing output grew 36% on pre pandemic levels

Mobile World Congress to open with uncertainty over Russian involvement

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 07:40
MWC is returning to Barcelona with a predominantly in-person convention for the first time since the pandemic

Staff shortages could impact housing delivery, warns banking industry 

Tue, 03/08/2022 - 00:05
Despite a strong pipeline, house building could be curtailed by staff shortages, Ireland's banking industry has warned.Over 50,000 residential units ...

European stocks plunge into bear market territory as surging oil and gas prices fuel economy fears

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 18:45
Oil had its biggest daily swing ever, with Brent surging to nearly $140 after the US said it was considering a ban on Russian crude imports

Rural villages build their own fibre broadband network

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 17:45
Two communities have built their own high-speed fibre broadband network after feeling left behind by the National Broadband Plan.Co Kilkenny villages ...

Cuisine de France owner Aryzta shares jump on strong revenue outlook

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 17:30
Baked goods group said it expected 12%-14% organic revenue growth for its current financial year

McDonald's and Pepsi risking backlash from opting to stay in Russia

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 17:00
Meanwhile, dairy company Danone has  suspended investment in Russia, but said it would keep selling baby food and other products

Lego stops toy shipments to stores in Russia due to Ukraine war

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 16:14
Lego Group, the world’s largest toymaker, has stopped shipments of products to Russia due to the war in Ukraine.The company will no longer deliver ...

Irish grocery spending falls as inflation hits near two-year high

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 15:59
Nevertheless, overall grocery sales remain more than 11% higher than two years ago before the pandemic took hold

Oliver Mangan: Euro falling out of favour as Ukraine crisis fuels currency volatility

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 15:27
The eurozone economy is more exposed than others to the crisis, given its closer links with Russia, including its reliance on oil and gas imports from there

A third of Irish female workers considered quitting due to burnout

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 06:00
International Women's Day employment survey reveals 'specific challenges women still face in the workplace'

Power generation from wind reaches a new record in Irelan din February

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 00:05
53 per cent of Ireland’s electricity last month came from wind power

Recurring card payments could be impacted by new security rules 

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 00:05
New regulations come into effect tomorrow that could impact repeating payments such as subscriptions and gym memberships

Cork to US direct shipping route receives ambassador award

Mon, 03/07/2022 - 00:05
Dan Mulhall presents prestigious award to both ports and to ICL shipping at simultaneous event in Philadelphia and Cork 

EU and US talk of ending Russian oil imports

Sun, 03/06/2022 - 23:21
The US alone imported more than 20.4 million barrels of crude and refined products a month in 2021 from Russia, about 8% of its liquid fuel imports

TikTok blocks new videos in Russia to avoid media crackdown

Sun, 03/06/2022 - 21:25
The social media app that is particularly popular with young people also stopped showing Russians videos shared from elsewhere in the world, said spokesperson Hilary McQuaide

Russia bans some foreign flights to prevent aircraft seizure by Irish firms

Sun, 03/06/2022 - 14:55
Dublin based AerCap, the world’s biggest leasing firm, has 152 planes in Russia

Brian Keegan: A lesson from Ukraine is that Western economies will need to become more self-sufficient

Sun, 03/06/2022 - 14:10
The Commission on Taxation and Welfare should bring tax policy ideas to support indigenous business

Russia blocks access to Facebook and Twitter for its 146 million citizens

Fri, 03/04/2022 - 20:15
Russia has blocked access to Facebook and Twitter for its 146 million citizens amid the Ukraine invasion, a state regulator has said.The country’s ...