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Meath-based communications and instrumentation firm to double workforce

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:42
The company plans to recruit apprentice electricians, mechatronic, electrical, automation engineers and project managers.

Eir to create 750 jobs in Sligo, Cork and Limerick

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:06
Eir has announced the creation of 750 new jobs based in Sligo, Cork and Limerick.

Boats hit by EU fuel ruling

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:30
The EU’s top court has ruled that Ireland has infringed EU legislation by allowing cheaper, marked fuel to be sold to the owners of yachts and other leisure craft when it should be restricted to commercial fishermen.

Brexit ‘caution’ for Irish consumers and jobs

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:15
A slowdown in consumer spending growth and caution in the jobs market may be early signs that Brexit concerns are weighing on households and employers, separate surveys suggest.

Ibec cancels Saudi investment event

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:12
Ibec has cancelled an event with the Irish Saudi Arabia Business Council due to take place in Dublin today, following an international outcry over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Dublin Port Company prepared for possible no-deal Brexit hit

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:45
The Dublin Port Company has said it will be fully prepared for a hard, or ‘no deal’, Brexit by next March to guard the country’s main port from the effects of the UK crashing out of the EU without any agreed trade deal in place.

Irish saving rates among lowest in Europe at 0.35%

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:36
Irish banks offer among the lowest rates for savers in Europe, according to a survey by easyMoney.

Irish oil firm seeks partner for North Sea licences

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:15
Irish-owned exploration company United Oil and Gas is planning to begin a farm-out process, aimed at bringing in a partner to help develop a significant licence it holds in the North Sea.

European car sales fall 23% on new emissions test

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:06
Passenger car registrations in Europe slumped 23% during September after new emissions test rules took hold, reversing gains made in August when car makers were hurrying vehicles out the door to beat the deadline.

High prices and Brexit hit UK builders

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:45
The end of London’s long property boom is starting to ripple across the UK’s homebuilders.

Netflix reels in $165bn with stock surge

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:42
Netflix is growing faster than even its most bullish fans on Wall Street predicted, blistering sales soothing doubts about its global prospects and sending its stock higher.

Bank of England deputy says UK has done ‘all it can’ to cushion blow of no-deal Brexit

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:24
Sir Jon Cunliffe was speaking to the Treasury Committee.

U2, Hozier and Christy Moore stars share in €28.1m royalty bonanza

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:00
The likes of U2, Hozier and Christy Moore shared in a royalty pay-out bonanza of €28.1m made by the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) last year.

Couple claim house will have to be demolished over allegedly defective insulation

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:57
A couple who claim their home will have to be demolished and rebuilt as a result of allegedly defective cavity wall insulation works has sued the insulation company.

M50 tolling contract challenge rejected

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:21
An American multi-national tolling technology company has failed in a High Court challenge to the awarding of the €200m-€400m contract to operate tolls on the M50 and on other roads in Ireland.

Monitor shows Irish women more likely to start a business than most of their EU counterparts

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:13
New figures from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor show that Irish women rank 8th in Europe for starting businesses.

US confirms talks on trade deal with Britain to begin immediately after Brexit

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:02
President Donald Trump’s representative notified Congress that negotiations with the European Union will begin earlier.

Google to charge device makers a fee for access to key Android apps in the EU

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:42
It’s feared that the extra costs could be passed on to the consumer.

Index shows weak growth in consumer spending prior to Budget

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:36
Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index shows that spending in Ireland went up at a slower rate last month, ahead of the Government's Budget being announced.

No-deal Brexit could raise costs for Irish households

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:08
It is believed a no-deal Brexit could cost the average Irish household between €900 and €1,400 a year.