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Ford warns no-deal Brexit would be 'catastrophic' for car industry

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:06
Car giant Ford has warned that leaving the European Union without a deal next month would be "catastrophic" for the UK's auto industry.

Premier Inn owner to return £2.5bn to investors and slash costs

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:00
Premier Inn owner Whitbread has unveiled plans to return another £2 bn (€2.28bn) to investors following its Costa Coffee sale and slash costs by a further £220m (€251m).

Women urged to 'step up' ahead of International Women's Day event at Thomond Park

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:52
Women must be ready to seize opportunities and promotions and take for State board positions, the president of women’s business organisation Network Ireland has said.

Financial services firm secures injunction against EBS over purported termination of agreement to operate EBS branches

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 14:23
A financial services company has secured a High Court injunction preventing EBS from terminating an agency agreement to operate three of the building society's branches until the full dispute has been resolved.

Imagine announces €300m investment in high-speed broadband network

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 13:24
Imagine Communications has announced its plans to bring high-speed broadband to 1 million homes and businesses across Ireland within the next 18 months.

Cork cybersecurity firm beats global firms to win prestigious IBM award

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:36
Cork-headquartered cybersecurity firm Smarttech247 has become the first Irish company to win IBM’s Beacon Award for Outstanding Security Solution in California.

Industrial production in EU sees largest fall in Ireland 

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:06
Ireland has experienced the largest reduction in industrial production when compared to other European Union countries, new data shows.

Shares rise 4% in Tullow Oil as it returns to net profit, resumes dividend

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:58
Shares in Irish-founded Tullow Oil rose more than 4% as it reported its first annual net profit in five years.

We're spending less in shops and more online

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:44
A study carried out by Visa's Irish Consumer Spending Index showed that people have not been spending as much.

January inflation undershoots Bank of England target

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:06
Inflation last month fell to 1.8% from 2.1% in December.

Dublin's 'Reflector' building goes on sale for €155m

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 07:08
Dublin's iconic new 'Reflector' building has just gone on the market for €155m.

UK businesses seek ‘clear answers’ over trade after Brexit

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 06:41
Firms and communities risk being ‘hung out to dry’ over Brexit uncertainty, BCC warns.

‘Apex Legends’ game sales helps boost EA shares

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 06:00
Shares of Electronic Arts (EA) jumped after the video game maker said 25 million players signed up for its new battle royal game Apex Legends.

Global markets can’t make up their minds about what might happen next

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 05:45
Investors are riding helter-skelter markets — causing headaches as they try to figure out whether Goldilocks is back or recession is nigh.

Shares spooked on UK crash-out fear

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 05:30
Some UK shares were rattled as investors contemplated the latest political set-piece at Westminster in the countdown to Brexit.

Shannon Airport funding plea to tackle 'dominant Dublin monolith'

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 18:02
Shannon Airport is suffering because of the dominant position of Dublin Airport, Limerick economists have said.

Calls grow for prompt Waterford Airport funding decision

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 17:24
Private investors willing to put funds into Waterford Airport will not "hang around while the Government licks their pencils and commission further reports" into making a business case to revitalise the facility.

The secret to unlocking the wealth of the regions

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:45
A friend of mine was discussing work recently. He was observing the challenges and opportunities associated with the chronic commuting times that many people have to endure around Dublin.

Bank of England chief calls for Brexit solution as he warns over global risks

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:36
Mark Carney also warned about the slowing Chinese economy, protectionism and de-globalisation.

Cork family to star in global Kerrygold campaign

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 15:52
Kerrygold have announced a new advertising campaign that is expected to reach 36m people across the globe.