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How a Cork city health food shop found itself at the forefront of social change in Ireland

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 23:39
The Quay Co-op has thrived and pushed boundaries since it opened in 1982

Flick through the pages of our Renewable Island special report

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 18:25
Inside industry updates on offshore wind, solar energy, green hydrogen and the role that the Celtic Interconnector between Ireland and France will play in future energy autonomy

EU fails to agree corporate tax reform as Hungary vetoes overhaul

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 16:56
Hungarian Finance Minister Mihaly Varga told his EU counterparts at a meeting that his country could not support the reform of corporate taxation 

Ulster Bank staff narrowly vote for AIB transfer deal

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 16:41
Following the vote, Ulster Bank will begin to transfer staff to AIB in July.

SpaceX fires employees over letter critical of CEO Elon Musk

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 16:31
The open letter called Musk’s behaviour and tweets “a frequent source of distraction and embarrassment for us, particularly in recent weeks.”

Several bigger hikes possible if inflation worsens, ECB’s Knot says

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 14:42
“Subsequently, we have to see if that’s enough to bring back inflation to 2% in the medium-to-long term,” Knot said Friday in a radio interview

Central Bank calls on businesses to prevent IBAN discrimination

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 12:20
IBAN discrimination has become an issue across European countries as an increasing number of firms provide services on a Europe-wide cross-border basis.

IT services firm HCS opens new base in Cork with €3.2m investment 

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 11:54
Waterford-based IT services-provider HCS announced it will open a new base in Cork as part of a €3.2m investment.The investment will also be used to ...

Euro zone inflation confirmed at record high 8.1% in May

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 11:20
Inflation has now become increasingly broad, affecting everything from food and services to everyday goods.

Sales for Tesco's Irish business fell 2.4% but exceed pre-pandemic levels

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 11:03
Chief executive of Tesco Ken Murphy said “market environment remains incredibly challenging."

Stocks eye steepest slide since 2020 as central bankers roil markets

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 10:53
Data from analysts at Bank of America showed more than 88% of the stock indexes it tracks are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving average

Europe risks running out of gas if Nord Stream shuts

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 10:02
If the Nord Stream pipeline to Germany is shut totally, Europe could fail to reach adequate storage levels by the start of November

Businesses must ensure their own viability when repaying warehoused tax debts

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 08:56
From January 1, businesses must start repaying any tax debts parked during Covid, April 30 for hospitality and entertainment

ECB anti-crisis tool may be triggered to limit bond spreads

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 08:55
European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde told ministers that the ECB’s new anti-crisis tool will kick in if the borrowing costs for weaker nations rise too far or too fast

RelateCare to create 280 jobs at new Tralee facility

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 07:59
RelateCare is announcing that it has established a hub at Kerry Technology Park on the campus of the Munster Technological University in Tralee

Musk pledges no changes at Twitter for ‘exceptional’ workers

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 07:56
Elon Musk met directly with Twitter Inc employees yesterday for the first time since signing a $44bn deal to acquire the social network

Consumer watchdog targeted trader who failed to deliver Playstation 5s

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 02:00
Actions also taken against large retailers including Harvey Norman and Meadows & Byrne

Tech firm NetApp to create 300 jobs at Cork's South Docks

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 21:30
Company's target timeline is to have 100 posts in place in Cork by the end of 2022 and to scale up to 300 jobs by June 2023

Ryanair's stock turbulence adds to a bumpy 2022 for airline

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 21:00
More than €3bn wiped off company's value as impact of Covid-19 pandemic, war in Ukraine, and staff disputes all take toll

CCPC clears establishment of new mobile payment service to rival Revolut

Thu, 06/16/2022 - 17:24
The development of the service is aimed at creating an industry-wide banking payment app to take on the likes of Revolut.