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73 acres in 'Equestrian Country' generates plenty of early interest

Sat, 01/08/2022 - 07:56
The 73-acre forestry holding is around eight kilometres northeast of Cashel

Ergo to buy Limerick IT firm Asystec for €25m

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 22:23
Asystec provides data storage services and other IT solutions. The firm has 50 employees and revenues of €40m.

100 jobs to go as National Pen to move some operations out of Ireland

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 22:17
National Pen has said it remains committed to its international headquarters and contact centre in Dundalk

Retailers still concerned over staffing, Covid and inflation despite positive sales figures

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 18:28
Retail groups have warned that any real spending boom may not be seen until next summer at the earliest

ECB chief economist adamant eurozone inflation will fall despite new record high

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 17:08
Philip Lane's upbeat assessment was questioned by many policymakers, however, in what was an unusually robust debate at an ECB meeting, according to sources.

Shell seeing profit shift from oil to natural gas

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 16:37
The energy giant's oil division is expected to post a third-quarter loss due to production problems in several locations.

Household savings fall by most in 11 years as consumers up festive spend

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 16:17
Household deposits dropped by €1.4bn last November, which is in contrast with the significant accumulation of deposits since the start of the Covid crisis

Google creates special Doodle to honour Professor Stephen Hawking

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 15:02
Professor Stephen Hawking is to be celebrated with a Google Doodle on Saturday, to mark what would have been his 80th birthday.A two-minute animation ...

Samsung profit surge boosts recovery hopes

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 13:44
South Korea’s biggest company posted operating income of €10.2bn for the three months ended December

Bitcoin value drops 40% from record high to lowest since September

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 09:36
The largest cryptocurrency declined as much as 4.9% to $41,008, marking a tumble of about 40% from its record near $69,000 reached in November

Bulmers owner C&C sees improved performance

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 08:45
In October, C&C indicated that it was targeting an operating profit range of €50m-€55m for the 12 months to the end of February.

'Raising interest rates is not the same as constraining the economy'

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 21:38
CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says interest rates need to be increased in order to keep the economy in balance

Cruise liner Hurtigruten cuts short Antarctic voyage after Covid outbreak

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 19:49
Norwegian cruise and travel operator Hurtigruten will cut short a voyage in the Antarctica region following an outbreak of the coronavirus, the ...

New York Times to buy the Athletic in $550m deal

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 18:36
The sports-news website has more than 1 million subscribers

Chip shortage continues to impact car sales

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 17:48
The market for electric vehicles is predicted to be heavily impacted this year by the recent removal of the €2,500 Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle grant

'Ghost flights' to keep airports slots are criticised

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 17:41
'Airlines are forced to fly with planes almost empty, just to secure their slots'

Revenue parks almost €3bn of tax debt linked to Covid restrictions

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 16:34
Businesses hit by Covid restrictions will be able to continue to avail of the Debt Warehousing Scheme for the first quarter of 2022

Threat of global inflation and rate hikes inch closer to home        

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 15:41
Federal Reserve believes price hikes and inflation pressures may be here to stay

Dairy-Tech 2022 postponed until April

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 14:22
The show was due to be held next month on February 2, but show organisers have made the decision to push back the date to April

UN: Global food prices decline in recent weeks but inflation pressures persist for 2022 

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 12:21
Prices have surged on the back of harvest setbacks and high freight rates, as well as labour shortages and an energy crisis that hit supply chains