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BAI announces €616,000 funding in development programmes

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 14:35
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has announced details of its 2019 funding allocation under its Sectoral Learning & Development and Sponsorship funding initiative.

Version 1 opens new HQ, creating 40 jobs in Cork

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 13:32
IT service provider Version 1 has announced the opening of its Munster headquarters in Cork city centre, creating 40 specialist IT jobs for the region.

UK economy slowed sharply in final quarter of 2018

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 12:33
Official figures show the UK economy slowed sharply in the final quarter of last year as uncertainties over Brexit intensified.

ACCA calls for EU to waive 80% tax on Irish imports in no-deal Brexit

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 12:02
The Association of Chartered Certified Accounts (ACCA) has said that the European Union (EU) should transfer the 80% tax tariffs that it would receive from goods imported into Ireland from the UK if there is a no-deal Brexit scenario.

Drogheda named one of Europe's emerging 'micro-cities'

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 10:54
Drogheda in County Louth has been identified as one of Europe's emerging 'micro-cities'.

Largest gold shipment moves to Dublin amid Brexit concerns

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 10:16
Gold broker GoldCore has just transported what is believed to be the largest movement of gold bullion into Ireland amid concerns over Brexit.

Family bond underpins unique US-Irish business relationship

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 10:09
A strong capital city, regional growth and maintaining the Irish-American business relationship is key to ensure long-term growth in the Irish economy.

Brexit concerns see high rate of savers in border areas, report shows

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 09:45
Concerns about a hard Brexit has seen the highest rate of savers since 2010 in the border midlands region.

Haulier times from Ireland to EU may triple

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 07:06
Uncertainty remains the main concern for the freight, distribution and logistics sector as Brexit Day, on March 29, gets ever closer, writes Aidan Flynn.

Measuring climate change’s true cost

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 06:51
When the financial consequences finally sink in, people will — perhaps — start taking climate change more seriously and make the tough decisions needed, writes Kyran Fitzgerald.

Engineering plans to attract the best talent

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 06:36
The engineering profession must adopt IT and pharma’s self-promotion to attract the best talent, Cork branch chair of Engineers Ireland Pádraig Leahy tells Pádraig Hoare.

Pharmaceuticals mask true health of Irish exports

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 06:15
Anyone taking a cursory glance at current pharmaceutical industry revenues and forecasts could be forgiven for thinking that all is well, writes John Whelan.

Irish IT firm hunting UK acquisitions

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 15:07
Irish IT recycling company AMI is targeting strategic acquisitions in the UK and Ireland as it looks to significantly grow the international presence of its two main businesses.

SMEs feel the heat as Brexit fears grow

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 14:42
The negative impact on Ireland's small business sector from ongoing Brexit uncertainty is rapidly rising with more than a third of SMEs saying they have either cancelled or postponed investment plans.

Fáilte Ireland secure business conferences and events worth €28m to Irish economy

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 10:54
Fáilte Ireland has announced that January has been a record month for attracting international business conferences and events to Ireland and 57 conferences worth at least €28 million to the economy have been secured for future years.

Amazon unlikely to take hit from Jeff Bezos controversy, say experts

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 11:55
The world’s richest man has accused the National Enquirer of blackmail after it published text messages purported to be from Bezos and his mistress.

UK Govt ferry contract awarded to firm with no ships terminated after Irish firm backs out

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 08:06
Irish company Arklow Shipping had backed the contract with Seaborne Freight, but it has now withdrawn from the deal.

Elliott still harbours Pernod Ricard concerns

Sat, 02/09/2019 - 06:00
Activist investor Elliott has kept up the pressure on French spirits group Pernod Ricard, welcoming this week’s first-half results, but calling for boardroom changes and better margins.

Wage pressures drag down Aircoach earnings by 24%

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 18:02
Inflationary wage pressures and the recruitment of new drivers contributed to pre-tax profits at private coach operator Aircoach falling by 24% to €4.7m last year.

Financial services adviser banned indefinitely

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 17:37
The Central Bank has imposed an indefinite ban on a financial adviser for misappropriating client funds, after an investigation began following a protected disclosure.