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Hope for those at risk of repossession

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 08:00
'>Earlier this month, a decision from a High Court case was posted on the website of the Courts Service of Ireland.

Card usage not getting the credit it deserves

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 07:56
'>Credit cards are generally considered a symbol of financial irresponsibility, often becoming a drain on the household budget.

Venture capital investment in Irish firms plummets

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 18:43
Venture capital investment in Irish-based firms fell significantly in the first quarter of the year, but a recovery is expected in the coming months.

Airtricity not part of SSE retail sale plans

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 17:04
International energy provider SSE has no plans to exit the consumer/retail market in Ireland amid rising speculation that it is ramping up attempts to sell its retail arm in the UK.

Much to be learnt from the mighty Quinn

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 17:02
Many of the great stars of the 1980s are disappearing. Last week alone, we bade goodbye to businessman Feargal Quinn and to actor Ken Kercheval, the man who played the long suffering rival of JR Ewing, Cliff Barnes, on the TV soap, Dallas.

Irish branches of Debenhams avoid closure

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 11:24
'>Irish branches of Debenhams have avoided cuts with 22 shops in the UK set to close their doors.

Elon Musk and SEC settle dispute over Telsa boss’s tweets

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 09:22
The agreement must now be approved by a US district judge.

Brexit extension intensifies damage to British economy

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 06:12
Britain’s protracted divorce from the EU is hurting the world’s fifth-largest economy as dwindling company investment, signs of a looming labour market shock, and poor productivity hinder growth, according to Goldman Sachs.

Uber aims for €82bn IPO

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 05:30
Car-hailing company Uber Technologies is aiming for a valuation of up to $91.5bn (€82bn) in its initial public offering, potentially the largest US listing in years and a test of investor appetite for a high-growth but highly unprofitable business.

Ulster Bank profits rise as RBS feels the heat

Sat, 04/27/2019 - 05:12
Ulster Bank’s profits improved in the first quarter of the year, but ongoing Brexit uncertainty and heightening competition in the UK has increased the pressure on its parent Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

Kingspan unlikely to table fresh bid for Belgian company

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 19:44
Kingspan is not expected to make a revised offer for Belgian company Recticel despite the latter being open to a higher offer.

Friends First appeals Council's short-term letting ban ruling

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 19:08
'>Life assurance firm Friends First has hit out at the failure to regularise under the planning code any system for landlords for Airbnb style lettings.

State should 'aim higher' with new finance jobs plan

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 18:59
The Government's new plan to boost direct employment in the international financial services sector by nearly 14% over the next six years is not ambitious enough, according to a leading recruiter.

Johnny Ronan lodges plans for €350m residential plan for docklands

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 17:58
Developer Johnny Ronan has unveiled plans for a €350m residential development in Dublin’s Docklands.

Paschal Taggart to resign as Datalex chairman

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 16:36
Datalex chairman Paschal Taggart is to resign after the company's agm in the summer.

UCC to host marine economy event

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 15:06
MaREI marine research institute, in UCC, is hosting an event entitled ‘Collaboration Opportunities for a Thriving Maritime Economy’ on Thursday, May 2, in the UCC Centre for Executive Education, 1 Lapps Quay, Cork.

Brendan O'Carroll firm sees profits almost double as dividends total €5m since 2015

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 14:35
The earning power of Agnes Browne shows no sign of slowing down as profits at a Brendan O’Carroll entertainment firm almost doubled to €643,876 last year.

IBCB aiming to rebuild confidence in banking

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 14:30
Philip O’Leary, managing partner of Cork law firm FitzGerald Legal & Advisory, has been appointed as a board member to the Irish Banking Culture Board (IBCB), funded by Ireland’s five main retail banks with the aim of rebuilding trust in the sector.

Denis Leamy is new Cork ETB chief executive

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 14:06
Denis Leamy is the new chief executive of the Cork Education and Training Board (CETB), Lavitt’s Quay, Cork.

Ford reveals it is being probed in US over emissions certification

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 14:04
The car manufacturer made the announcement in a regulatory filing.