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Peat extraction firms cannot appeal over finding their activities need planning permission

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 13:14
Two peat extraction firms have been refused permission to appeal a significant finding their activities are no longer exempt development.

The people in business taking on new roles at the top

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:10
People in business who have obtained new roles this week.

Cork Airport staff’s good deeds recognised with PMI award

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:37
A pat on the back for a good deed done is always welcome, even though volunteers are not seeking recognition when they freely give their time to others

Gas Networks Ireland secures €100m investment from EIB

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:18
Natural gas currently provides over a third of Ireland’s energy requirement and helps to generate over 50% of the country's electricity.

New digital technologies will see 46,000 fewer jobs created

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:10
New digital technologies will result in 46,000 fewer jobs being created here in the next five years.

€35m floating data centre to create 124 jobs

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 06:05
A revolutionary €35m floating data centre is set to be moored on the banks of the River Shannon, in a move which could create 124 jobs.

O’Neill’s taps Limerick’s All-Ireland win with profit rise

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 06:00
Sales of Limerick jerseys in the county’s All-Ireland winning run and best-selling Galway jerseys helped sportswear firm O’Neill’s to increase profits and revenues in 2018.

Growth slows for budget airline Norwegian

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 05:36
Low-cost, long-haul airline Norwegian, which has cut back its Irish routes to the US in recent months, struggled to fill its aircraft in November as capacity growth far outpaced demand.

Ted Baker sales dip ahead of CEO conduct investigation

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 05:06
British clothing and accessories retailer Ted Baker has posted a slight decline in group revenue for the 16-week period between August and December as lower wholesale sales overshadowed retail sales growth.

High Court ruling casts on doubt on future of $141m claim against Irish arm of HSBC bank

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 22:05
A High Court ruling has cast doubt on whether a claim for $141m against the Irish arm of HSBC bank related to the Ponzi scheme run by jailed US fraudster Bernie Madoff can proceed.

Irish heavyweights hit hard in global stock markets sell-off

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 19:15
The global shares sell-off gathered pace, as fears spread that President Donald Trump's ceasefire in the trade war with China will be shortlived, threatening the prospects for the world economy in 2019.

Betting stocks tumble on TV advertising ban

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 18:59
Betting company shares including those of Paddy Power-Betfair fell on the back of the leading players in the UK market agreeing on a ban on television advertising during live sporting events.

Predator ramps up Irish gas drill plans

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 17:21
International exploration company Predator Oil and Gas will, next month, accelerate efforts to land partners to help develop gas assets it holds in Irish waters.

China link to Marriott hotels data breach

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 16:25
China has been linked to a hack on the Marriott hotels giant and its Starwood reservation system — one of the world’s largest-ever data breaches, Reuters said in an exclusive report.

Record imports push US trade gap to $55.5 billion in October

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 15:52
President Donald Trump campaigned on a pledge to slash America’s trade deficit.

Q and A: What is Qudos Insurance and what happened?

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 15:10
Qudos, which filed for liquidation in Denmark on 27 November, had mostly sold motor insurance policies to Irish customers via agents and brokers, but there were a number of property insurance policies.

Firms under pressure to boost pay and conditions

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 14:47
Chair Seamus Coffey and the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, the budget watchdog, testified before the Oversight Committee in the Oireachtas earlier this week.

Former Tesco directors cleared of fraud and false accounting

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:25
Chris Bush and John Scouler were accused of being aware that income was being wrongly included in the company’s financial records.

Number of people signing on fell in November

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:58
The seasonally adjusted live register total decreased by 3,100 last month.

'Breaking down the barriers to e-commerce' - MEP welcomes new geoblocking rules

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:45
Irish people are now able to shop online without unjustified geoblocking wherever they are in the EU, according to new rules that came into force this week.