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Omicron restrictions see unemployment rate rise to 7.5%

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 17:26
A total of 193,332 people were out of work in December

52 acres of Golden Vale land attracts range of interest

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 17:19
'There’s an appreciation that in this general area, land doesn’t come up that often'

Losing hope: Ireland’s pig farmers warn they can’t go on losing thousands a week

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 17:13
There is now a significant gap between the cost of production and what farmers are paid

'Central Bank and Government should be embarrassed' at costly Irish mortgage rates

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 17:12
The gap with the rest of the eurozone remains a chasm

Full impact of Brexit yet to be felt by Irish exporters

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 16:07
Irish food and drink exports reach a record €13.5bn in 2021

Gains for JD Sports, Just Eat, and Sainsbury's despite Omicron flare-up          

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 15:36
Large companies relying on selling goods and services to consumers came through the Omicron flare-up in remarkably good shape, a batch of new corporate trading updates suggest

Guinness announces plans for zero-emission transport fleet

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 12:03
The company says their ambition is to have their entire quality team be 100% emission-free by 2030

Ireland's snail farmers want common sense guidelines

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 11:51
A snail is classified as an animal in Ireland but does not qualify for any farm payments, according to a recent Dáil debate.Michael Healy-Rae, ...

Teen hacker claims ability to control 25 Teslas worldwide

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 11:38
A 19-year-old security researcher claims to have hacked remotely into more than 25 Tesla cars in 13 countries, saying in a series of tweets that a ...

Build cost inflation running at €15,000 per home, says housebuilder Cairn

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 10:43
Cairn Homes has said that materials cost inflation was running at €15,000 per home last year with the average price of its starter homes settling at ...

Viatel acquires Limerick's ActionPoint as it eyes international growth

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 10:00
Revenues expected to reach €65m in 2022 following acquisition

‘Trove of racial hatred’ exposed by investigation into online platforms

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 07:00
Tech giants have come under fresh fire after an investigation exposed hundreds of thousands of hate profiles online.Research by the Centre for ...

New Year begins with an increased demand for beef

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 07:00
Factories in some areas of the country and keenly anxious to source more cows

'Hackers don’t need to try very hard when targeting Irish companies'

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 06:00
Despite 2021 being the worst so far for cyber attacks, there will be no let-up in2022

Wages expected to surge 5%-10% this year as inflation continues to rage

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 00:10
Morgan McKinley predicts that salaries could rise even further in 'overheated employment market'

Dairygold CEO Jim Woulfe honoured for business contribution

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 00:05
The dairy co-op has seen a decade of significant expansion and growth

New figures show November mortgage approvals were lower than in 2020

Wed, 01/12/2022 - 00:04
BFPI numbers illustrate the continued slowdown in mortgage approval volumes compared to the previous year

Now is the time to take stock of how much silage you have

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 22:19
Before the organised chaos that is a calving season begins

Global stocks rebound despite Fed's hint that it will raise rates to tamp down inflation

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 19:52
Fed chairman Jerome Powell says: 'If we have to raise interest rates more over time, we will'

Optimism fades as World Bank slashes global growth forecasts, with IMF tipped to follow 

Tue, 01/11/2022 - 17:23
WEF survey reveals a rise in pessimism amid the 'growing canyon' between developed and developing nations

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