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AgTech conference highlights local and global opportunities, as Herdwatch acquires

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:51
Cattle registry and monitoring app Herdwatch has just acquired, which optimises matches between bulls and heifers, for an undisclosed sum.

Breedon Group seeking more Irish acquisitions

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:18
British construction materials company Breedon Group is viewing Ireland as "a platform for growth" as it looks for more acquisitions here.

Supreme Court defers ruling over An Bord Pleanála's approval for Apple data hall in Athenry

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 16:55
The Supreme Court will rule on a later date whether An Bord Pleanála breached its legal obligations in how it approved the first phase of tech giant Apple’s planned €850m data centre in Athenry.

Trump pledge undermined as US trade deficit widens

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 14:58
The US president promised to cut the trade imbalance on the belief that it would bring back overseas factory jobs and bolster the broader economy.

Cork marketing conference to hear from global social media experts

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 13:21
A business leader considered by Forbes magazine and the Huffington Post to be among the foremost experts in the world on using Snapchat for marketing will share his insights at the inaugural 24 Stories conference in Cork this month.

Facebook announces plan to double size of Clonee data centre

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 12:56
Facebook has announced its data centre in Clonee, Co. Meath, is to double in size.

Elon Musk firm aiming to build Las Vegas transport system

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 12:49
Las Vegas’ tourism agency is recommending The Boring Company receives a contract to build an underground tunnel system for electric vehicles.

Dublin Airport recognised for quality of service in global awards

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 12:10
Dublin Airport has been named as one of the best in the world for passenger experience.

No-deal Brexit could spark 'major adverse shock' for EU and rest of the world, think tank warns

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:29
The OECD has slashed its growth forecast for the UK to 0.8% for 2019 and 0.9% for 2020, assuming a smooth transition.

France unveils plan to tax internet giants' revenue

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:17
The French government has unveiled plans to slap a 3% tax on the French revenues of internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook.

Oireachtas committee calls for better Budget forecasting 'to break pattern of overruns'

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 10:32
A Government Budgetary Oversight Committee has called for better models for forecasting corporation tax receipts and Ireland's economic exposure to Brexit.

Everything you need to know about Brexit and tariffs

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 09:54
What are the implications of the Government slashing tariffs on goods imported to the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit?