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Bord Gáis price hike may be matched by rivals

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 17:34
All Irish customers will be affected "sooner or later" by the raft of energy price hikes that are still in "full swing", a consumer comparison website has warned.

Mortgage interest rates 'to remain high', Central Bank figures show

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 16:14
Ireland's mortgage interest rates will likely remain among the highest in the eurozone if a proposed bill preventing banks from selling customers' homeloans without borrower approval is passed into law, a financial services representative group has said.

Court to rule next week on application to prevent EBS terminating agency agreement

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 15:42
A High Court judge hopes to rule next week on a financial services company's application for an injunction preventing EBS terminating an agency agreement to operate branches of the building society.

Cork has Ireland’s most punctual airport

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 15:08
Cork Airport is Ireland’s most punctual airport, according to new research.

Gain a competitive edge through smart working

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:54
Regina Moran, enterprise director of Vodafone Ireland, on the benefits of smart working.

Lack of women in STEM 'a big opportunity missed'

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:24
Firms are missing out on key ingredients to maximising business by not employing more women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), a leading firm in Cork has said.

Jameson parent sets margin targets

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 07:30
Jameson whiskey-owner Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by US activist investor Elliott, vowed to improve profit margins and shareholders’ returns in a new three-year plan.

Irish Ferries accused of using foreign crews to pay below minimum wage

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 07:11
Irish Ferries is being accused of using foreign crews to pay below the minimum wage.

Superdry sales slump raises management pressure

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 07:00
British fashion group Superdry, which has a number of stores in the Republic and the North, reported lower revenue in the Christmas quarter, blaming issues with its product range and mild weather.

Jaguar Land Rover drives Tata into red

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 06:30
Indian car maker Tata Motors posted its biggest quarterly loss, hurt by an impairment charge for its Jaguar Land Rover business.

Facebook to create 1,000 jobs in Ireland

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:00
Facebook is making a strategic investment in Ireland, having announced plans to create 1,000 new jobs here during 2019.

DePuy Synthes invests in development projects

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:00
DePuy Synthes Ireland is to invest €36 million in ground-breaking research and development projects at its Innovation Centre, Loughbeg, Ringaskiddy, Co Cork.

Ornua soars as US appetite for Kerrygold brand grows

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:00
Áilín Quinlan hears why Ornua’s Kerrygold brand is enjoying such success in the US and globally

US-Irish philanthropy: giving for greater good

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:00
John Daly retraces the long history of business people underpinning Irish and US networks

INFANT research breakthrough in newborn brain injury

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:00
Hypoxia or lack of oxygen to the brain at birth affects almost 200 babies in Ireland each year and results in death or disability in over two million infants each year globally.

Tyndall National Institute looks ahead to bright future for photonics research

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:00
Tyndall National Institute in Cork is leading a new international consortium which will provide Europe with state-of-the-art photonics infrastructure.

IDA Ireland optimistic for all sectors as client firms hit job creation all-time high

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:00
IDA Ireland has exceeded its five-year job growth targets in just four years.

Irish companies create 100,000 jobs in US during 2018

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:00
The world and its mother knows that US investment into Ireland has been not just a boon for the domestic economy and tens of thousands of grateful employees and communities in the past 50 years — but Ireland has shown its close business ally that the relationship works both ways.

UCC Commerce Conference: Industry hit before Brexit

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 18:38
Brexit has been "really expensive" for industry so far, while Ryanair has had a significant amount of waste even before Britain leaves the EU, the airline's chief operating officer has said.

Roots of nurses’ strike lie in the legacy of the financial crash

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 18:25
'>For most workers and businesses across the economy, the pain endured during the economic and financial crash was severe, writes Jim Power.