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Sales of weight loss drug help Denmark  to avoid recession 

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 16:00
Pharma industry driving force behind expansion, although rising private consumption also supported growth

Ryanair to be short at least seven new Boeing planes following delays

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 15:35
Ryanair expects to be at least seven Boeing deliveries short this summer but “there’s a risk that it could be worse” which could force it to revise ...

Crowne Plaza-owner IHG shares climb 4% as hotel operator taps tourism boom  

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 14:21
Company targeting high single-digit growth in fee revenue by increasing revenue per room, chief executive says

Munster motorists claim highest vehicle running costs as fuel and insurance top list of concerns

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 12:32
Less than half of Munster motorists are considering an EV or hybrid as their next vehicle 

Dozens of jobs to be lost as Marks and Spencer shut two Irish stores

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 12:03
Retailer cited consistent sales declines and low footfall in its decision to shut two Irish stores 

Regional investment in Ireland hits all-time job creation high

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 08:10
Denis Curran, head of Regional Development & Property with IDA Ireland, looks ahead to a bright future for regional FDI

Compliance workers remain wary of new regulator enforcement laws

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 00:05
Some professionals believe the Central Bank will be allowed to fine individuals up to €1m for rule breaking

Surge in credit union mortgages during 2023

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 00:05
The total value of all mortgages held by these providers reached over €500m

Uncertainty for Irish mortgage households as ECB ponders when to start cutting interest rates

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 17:31
Some ECB officials caution against sanctioning rate cuts but others have made more dovish predictions

Registrar of Companies takes legal actions over decisions allowing firms extra time to file returns

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 16:49
Two unrelated companies were granted second orders by the district courts, the High Court heard

TikTok to cut hundreds of jobs in Ireland

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 16:40
The move will impact the social media's giant training and quality teams, many of which are based in Dublin

IATA's Willie Walsh backs Boeing chief to fix safety crisis after blow-out 

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 16:00
IATA director general was speaking ahead of Singapore Airshow where there is a buzz around the first international trip for China’s homegrown passenger jet, the Comac C919

Retailer Currys in play as mulls joining takeover battle

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 15:59
The future ownership of Currys is now in play as a second potential bidder, Chinese online sales giant said it is thinking of joining a ...

BYD plans to build more luxury electric cars

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 15:33
The Chinese manufacturer has overtaken Tesla as the world's largest seller of electric cars

Lloyds Pharmacy makes second attempt to acquire McCabes Pharmacy

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 14:54
Competition authority had put the brakes on the acquisition, ruling it was 'invalid'

Pfizer gets EU approval for $2.2bn bowel disease drug

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 14:46
It is estimated sales of the drug could total €2bn

David McNamara: British economy is stuck in stagnation

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 13:29
Sticky inflation and moribund GDP growth point to a malaise in the economy

EU opens formal investigation into TikTok over possible online content breaches

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 12:48
Marks the second DSA investigation after Elon Musk's social media platform X found itself in the EU's crosshairs in December last year.

Daa eyes expansion in Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 10:37
With expansion at home stalled, the Irish airport authority sees more scope overseas, even in politically contentious areas

Manna from heaven as Irish drones offer speedy delivery in Texas 

Mon, 02/19/2024 - 09:33
Irish-owned Manna is the world’s first aviation-grade B2B drone delivery ‘as-a-service’ company, and has stretched its wings into Texas