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Working from home may be helping to bring the end of the UK’s era of big house price rises

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 15:54
The lack of housing has become a politically contentious issue since the UK government dropped plans for mandatory construction targets to fend off a rebellion by backbench Conservative members of parliament last year.

Renewable Island: Smarter buildings core to engaging with climate change

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 15:49
Tommy Barker, Property Editor, looks at the imperatives driving Ireland's developers to commit to a greener future

BT plans to cut 55,000 jobs as fibre roll-out ends and AI comes of age      

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 15:33
BT Group has announced plans to cut 55,000 workers by the end of the decade, with around 10,000 of those cuts at the telecoms firm related to ...

Green mortgages on the rise — but it's not always the best rate

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 14:30
A green mortgage is one that offers a lower interest rate to those who buying a more energy-efficient home

Many plan to keep working beyond retirement age

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 14:18
Working after retirement age is part of the plan for over half of those who have reached the so-called ‘autumn years’.According to a recent survey by ...

Bezgar HM165 Review: A fast RC car with incredible acceleration

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 14:06
Controlling the car at top speed (52 km) takes lots of practice.

Business movers: People starting new jobs in Ireland

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 13:48
New appointees with Monta, TEKenable, Bank of Ireland, Business in the Community Ireland, SYS Group and Lockton Ireland

Revolutionise your brushing experience with Bitvae's R2 toothbrush

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 12:57
Taking care of your gums is essential, and Bitvae has incorporated a visible pressure sensor in the R2 toothbrush to assist you in protecting them.

Prices increases for museums, libraries and zoos in Ireland amongst highest in EU 

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 12:55
Prices for museums, libraries and zoological gardens in Ireland jumped by 15% last year, one of the highest increases of any EU country.

ISIF backs Elkstone's €100m early-stage venture capital fund

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 10:41
The €100m fund is Ireland’s largest early-stage venture capital (VC) fund and has already deployed over €10m to date to Irish founders.

Identifying a business's digital blind spot

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 10:31
John Savage of Action Point says less than one in three organisations have a digital training plan and budget in place

HMV set to open its first store in Ireland in seven years

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 10:17
The store will have three floors for merchandise and offer performance spaces to create the city’s latest live music venue

Emotn N1 Review: Compact projector with official Netflix support delivers an impressive experience

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 09:49
Playing Mario Kart on a 100-inch screen with friends is fantastic.

US firms UDC and PPG open new manufacturing site in Shannon

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 09:21
The new site currently employs 50 people, with multiphase expansions set to increase the site's headcount to more than 100

Permanent TSB to raise interest rates for savers

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 08:30
The bank is the second to increase deposit rates this week in light of rising pressures to pass through interest rates for savers

Eir says complaints have 'decreased significantly' following Comreg fine of €2.45m

Thu, 05/18/2023 - 08:09
Despite rising revenues, Eir profits fell 9%, following a €7m rise operating costs

Countdown to new checks for Irish food stuffs at British ports

Wed, 05/17/2023 - 17:52
Irish exports of food stuffs, live animals, animal products, plants, and plant products to Britain face checks at British ports for the first time at ...

M&B shares rise 3% as pubs giant backed by JP McManus starts to weather costs inflation

Wed, 05/17/2023 - 16:03
The M&B results complete a mixed bag for the huge British pub groups

Officials were optimistic Irish banks insulated from SVB collapse

Wed, 05/17/2023 - 15:58
The Financial Stability Group heard that some Irish tech firms could experience liquidity issues and loss of credit

New EU customs reforms will hit shoppers purchasing goods under €150

Wed, 05/17/2023 - 15:08
The reforms are also set to stop e-commerce giants like Amazon from charging customers hidden fees or unexpected paperwork when the parcel arrives.