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Growth may cool but sharp slide unlikely

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:00
World economy forecast to grow by 3.5% in 2019,

Shell agrees to set short-term caps on carbon emissions

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 21:52
The decision was announced after pressure from institutional investors.

Apple shares, oil price, and the euro get boost as US and China agree on trade ceasefire

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 19:19
Shares in Apple, the price of oil, and the euro rose in a global relief rally after US President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping declared a ceasefire in their $200bn (€175bn) trade war. However, analysts mulled how long the truce would last.

French economy long-term risk grows on civil unrest

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 18:27
Downside risks to the eurozone outlook are growing and France is not immune, particularly against the current social backdrop, a leading economics group in London has warned.

Ashford Studios hoping to strike 'lucky again' after conclusion of Vikings series

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 18:06
The owners of Ashford Studios in Co Wicklow are hoping that they “can strike lucky again” after the conclusion of filming of the ‘Vikings’ series at the studios.

S&P report on global banks points to continued pressure for Irish banks in 2019

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 17:13
Populist parties gaining strength in the European Parliament Elections next May and Brexit may likely keep the pressure on European and Irish banks in 2019, a report by S&P Global Ratings suggests.

IKEA layoffs reflect growing trend by companies to recognise and reduce redundancies

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 16:44
Swedish home retailer IKEA’s parent company, Ingka Group, announced its intention to reduce IKEA’s worldwide workforce by 7,500.

HSE action against Laya over private patient charges admitted to commercial court list

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 16:41
An action by the HSE against Laya Healthcare over the payment of charges for the treatment of private patients in public hospitals has been admitted to the fast track Commercial Court list.

Skibbereen set for innovation centre and startup campus with €2m boost

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 16:23
Up to 400 jobs could be created in West Cork after the Ludgate Hub in Skibbereen received a €2m boost to develop a centre for agri-tech and education.

Claims over alleged failure to complete works at Dublin's Clarion Quay fast tracked to Commercial Court

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 16:10
A claim over alleged failure to properly complete the Clarion Quay development in Dublin's docklands is to be fast-tracked in the Commercial Court.

Limerick's Digital Collaboration Centre set for €2.2m development

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 15:35
A €2.2m grant to enhance the development of Limerick's Digital Collaboration Centre (DCC) has been announced.

November figures reveal 'impact of Brexit' as new car registrations decline

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:57
Official statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of November were down 5.72% (643) when compared to November 2017 (682).

Ryanair launches new routes from Dublin to Dubrovnik and Split

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:11
Ryanair has launched two new Dublin routes to Dubrovnik and Split in Croatia with both routes running twice weekly.

Here are the 21 projects that will share the €29m Regional Enterprise Development Fund

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:54
The results of a regional enterprise fund of more than €29m have been announced.

Retired Judge John Hedigan appointed first chairman of Banking Culture Board

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:43
Retired Judge John Hedigan has been appointed as the first chairman of the new Banking Culture Board.

Former Apollo House site sold for more than €50m

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 07:06
The former Apollo House site on Tara Street in Dublin has been sold.

Tax break for renovation of homes ending

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 06:42
Tax breaks to encourage activity in a particular area or sector can be highly successful.

Households to increase their spend to €2,700 for festive season

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 06:27
An industry body has thrown down the gauntlet to retailers to be ready for Christmas, with households set to spend almost €2,700 during the period.

Services could be saviour for relations post-Brexit

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 06:12
To even the most charitable observer, Theresa May’s whistle-stop tour of the UK has at times been Quixotic, writes Ruth McCarthy

Family platform uses technology to tackle loneliness

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 05:57
In Ireland, one in three people over the age of 65 lives alone. According to the Loneliness Taskforce, loneliness is a health risk factor similar to obesity and can decrease life expectancy by up to 10 years, writes Ruth Doris