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Trump Doonbeg losses fall to €100k in 'best year' for golf resort

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:30
Operating losses at the Trump Doonbeg resort reduced sharply to around €100,000 in 2018 as revenues further increased in the "best year" to date for the resort.

Another setback for Harry Crosbie's Vicar Street hotel plan as two appeals are lodged

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:37
Developer Harry Crosbie has received another setback in his hotel building plans for the capital.

Irish fund steps in to rescue Patisserie Valerie coffee outlets

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:22
Causeway Capital, an Irish-based equity fund, has bought out the Patisserie Valerie coffee-and-cake chain from British administrators, showing its faith in troubled UK retailing.

Business groups back lifting of €320m Dublin runway restrictions

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:13
Business groups have backed the Daa in its efforts to remove restrictions on overnight flights from its new North Runway, as protests from local residents opposed to the plan intensify.

Local firms urged to practice 'social innovation' and engage in community projects

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:34
Firms in Cork have been encouraged to practice so-called ‘social innovation’ by engaging in community projects and not only raising funds for good causes.

Standard & Poor's ratings agency opens European HQ in Dublin

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:00
Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) has opened a new European headquarters in Dublin.

Interest rates more likely to be cut after no-deal Brexit, says Bank of England policymaker

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:34
A Bank of England policymaker says recent data suggests the slowdown in the British economy is continuing.

Irish private equity firm saves 2,000 jobs after buying UK cake chain Patisserie Valerie

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:03
Dublin-based Causeway Capital Partners now owns the company.

Here are the vacancy rates for commercial properties in each county

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:53
13.2% of commercial properties are vacant around the country, according to the latest report by GeoDirectory.

Enterprise Ireland invests €23m in 132 start-ups in 2018

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:27
Enterprise Ireland invested €23m in Irish start-ups in 2018 and supported a total of 132 start-up companies.

German narrowly misses tumbling into a technical recession

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:43
Construction and business spending helped Europe's largest economy avoid two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth - a technical recession.

Work to begin on new runway at Dublin Aiport

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 08:23
The first sod on Dublin Airport's new north runway will be turned by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Transport Minister Shane Ross later today.

Airbus to end production of A380 superjumbo jet

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 06:41
The company described the decision as “painful”.

High rate of commercial vacancies

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 06:30
Vacancies in commercial premises remain “stubbornly high” around the country with more than one in 10 buildings unoccupied, a report from property database GeoDirectory has said.

Irish banks likely to sell off more loans, says S&P

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 18:58
Irish banks will likely dispose of many more of their non-performing loans to meet targets of the European regulators, S&P Global Ratings has predicted.

Smurfit likely to attract renewed bid from US firm

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 18:50
Smurfit Kappa will likely in time attract a renewed offer from International Paper after the Irish firm resisted its takeover offer last year, broker Cantor Fitzgerald has predicted.

Woman sues ex partner of 17 years over alleged business partnership agreement

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 18:39
A South Dublin businesswoman has sued her former partner claiming she is entitled to a share in a property business they allegedly built up together over many years.

Paddy Power Betfair to challenge €55 m tax bills

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 18:11
Paddy Power Betfair is to mount a legal challenge after being landed with a €55 m euro tax bill in Germany and Greece.

Construction firm Ardmac to open new offices in Cork and Amsterdam

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 17:08
Irish construction company Ardmac has announced the creation of 70 new jobs as part of its expansion in Cork and Amsterdam this year.

Number of NAMA and NTMA employees earning over €100,000 rose to 261 last year

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:40
The number of high-fliers earning over €100,000 in remuneration at the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) and the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) jumped by 15 to 261 in 2018.

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