Half of all new jobs in last 12 months generated in Dublin

Dublin generated half (49%) of all new jobs in the last 12 months with the number of people working in the capital increasing by almost 33,000.

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Construction bosses warned to prepare for hard Brexit

Concerns were raised about the supply of construction materials from the UK.

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Judge warns property developer who owes Revenue more than €1m he faces jail without settlement

A judge has told a property developer who owes more than €1m in unpaid taxes and penalties that he faces jail if he doesn't come to a settlement with Revenue.

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Flights will not be grounded even in no-deal Brexit, says easyJet boss

Chief executive Johan Lundgren said recent plans outlined by Brussels will keep planes flying.

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Ryanair launch new Dublin route to Kyiv

Ryanair has announced today that it will commence a new route from Dublin to Kyiv in April 2019.

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Prosecutors in Japan consider charges against Nissan's Carlos Ghosn

Japanese prosecutors were considering whether to file formal charges against Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn amid a probe into allegations he misused company ...

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'Little Island at tipping point': Cork Chamber call for third entrance as part of plan

Cork Chamber has said a third entrance into one of the country's industrial and commercial powerhouses is already warranted as the workforce and local population ...

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Ireland named top business destination at awards in China

Ireland has been named the top international business travel destination at an awards ceremony in China.

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Employment at highest level ever, according to Labour Force Survey

Employment in Ireland is continuing to grow.

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Cork bee protection firm receives €1.5m investment injection

A Cork agricultural technology company that uses the Internet of Things (IoT) to monitor honey bee colonies has received a €1.5m investment from investors that ...

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Cork businesses urged to enter expanded Business of the Year Awards

Cork Business Association (CBA) has issued a rallying call for businesses to enter the Cork Business of the Year Awards 2018, which this year includes two new categories. ...

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EasyJet annual profits take off despite strike hit and surging costs

Low-cost airline easyJet has shrugged off strike woes and surging costs to notch up a 41% jump in annual profits.

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Nissan chairman’s arrest rocks car industry

Nissan will remove Carlos Ghosn as chairman after he was arrested in Tokyo for violations of financial law, throwing the car industry’s largest global alliance ...

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Apple shares tumble further

The biggest stocks across technology and the internet, including Apple and Facebook, resumed their descent as investors continue to fret that the one-time market ...

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Focus on lack of bank competition

It “remains to be seen” whether the higher profits generated by the small number of lenders in the Republic since the crisis will lead to new entrants ...

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Grocery shoppers boost spending to €8.9bn so far

Shoppers spent almost €2.48bn on groceries in the past 12 weeks bringing the amount spent in supermarkets in Ireland this year to €8.97bn, as the big Christmas ...

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Reorganisation costs weigh on Kilkenny Group

Reorganisation costs of over €510,000 at the family-owned business the Kilkenny Group last year helped cut pre-tax profits by 25%.

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Shares tumble as Nissan’s chairman held in financial probe

The company said the board will meet on Thursday to approve his dismissal.

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‘Push needed’ to increase Cork’s international profile

A lack of awareness internationally about Cork is proving to be one of the major challenges for firms in attracting talent, businesses in the region have said.

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Farmers warned against online banking fraud

Ulster Bank has urged farmer to hone their digital banking skills to protect themselves against fraud.

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Sterling moves may be huge in either direction

Given the considerable uncertainty over whether the UK parliament will approve the withdrawal agreement and with a range of outcomes now possible in relation to ...

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David Mundell threatens mutiny if UK remains bound to Common Fisheries Policy

The Scottish Secretary says he could not support an extension of EU quotas until 2022.

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Half of Irish businesses have no environmental policy

New research into Irish businesses shows half of Irish companies do not have an environmental policy in place.

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Leading hotel group warns of Brexit effect

A leading hotel group which has just reported a turnover increase of 6% for last year has warned of the effects the "prolonged period of uncertainty" surrounding ...

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Court dispute between two craft beer companies settled

A High Court dispute between two craft beer-brewing firms has been settled

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Apple boss defends taking billions from Google to use its search engine

The chief executive admitted Google’s search engine is ‘the best’.

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Call for An Bord Pleanála to tackle planning delays amid housing crisis

Additional steps are needed to address the rapidly worsening delays in An Bord Pleanála, according to Fianna Fáil's housing spokesperson Darragh O’Brien. ...

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Despite bellyaching, no surprise Apple pays the bulk of tax to the US

The taxation of multinational companies continues to generate headlines.

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Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn ousted over ‘falsified’ income reports

The Japanese car giant said it was co-operating with prosecutors.

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Problems for retail behind the facade

The extraordinary Brexit events in London this past week have already had an impact across the Irish Sea. Witness the sharp downturn in share values and a plunge ...

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The Monday Interview: What recruiters look out for in CVs

How we work and how work is viewed is changing at a breakneck pace, but some things will never change, Maureen Lynch of international recruitment firm Hays, tells ...

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How Brexit meets 2016 concerns of Foster and McGuinness

The Brexit concerns of Northern Ireland are of far more consequence than mere trade and industry.

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Sterling faces weight of bearish bets on May

Investors are the most bearish on sterling since the UK voted to leave the EU almost two-and-a-half-years ago, as markets wait for the possibility of a no-confidence ...

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Bandon company Acorn Water has ambitious plans for its water testing service

Bandon company Acorn Water has ambitious plans for its water testing service, writes Trish Dromey

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China-US divisions widen as no communique is reached at Pacific summit

The 21 nations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation summit struggled to bridge differences on the role of the World Trade Organisation.

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Sainbury’s starts selling edible insects

BBQ flavoured roasted crickets are going to be on shelves in 250 of the company’s stores.

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Johnston Press boss reassures staff as they ‘prepare for restructure’

The publisher has more than 200 titles.

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Shortage of homes could save UK from market crash

Anyone fearing a Brexit- induced house-market crash in the UK would do well to remember one simple fact: The country isn’t even close to keeping up with demand ...

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Building leads jobs rebound as employment in construction surges 80%

Employment in construction has surged 80% and in food service and hotels 43% since the depth of the crisis in early 2012, according to official figures which show ...

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Irish pilots union awaits crash report

A union representing Irish pilots says it would wait for a preliminary report into last month’s fatal Indonesian air crash that has raised questions about ...

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ECB president Mario Draghi sees ‘no reason’ for eurozone to stop growing

The ECB still plans to dial back stimulus at the end of the year, but inflation may rise more slowly than earlier expected, ECB president Mario Draghi has said.

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Brexit Deal Chaos: North business in show of unity to back May’s deal

Business groups in the North and the Republic have combined in an unprecedented show of support for the Brexit deal following a week of political chaos in Westminster ...

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Bank union opposes branch closures

The head of the Financial Services Union (FSU) said it will oppose any further branch closures across Ireland as a survey by leading consumer affairs publication ...

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Trump’s Doonbeg eyes profit as revenues rise

Operating losses at the Doonbeg golf resort in west Clare, owned by US President Donald Trump, almost halved to €330,030 last year, as revenues rose.

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Apartments and hotel development announced for Dublin

A hotel group has announced plans to build apartments alongside a new complex in Dublin 4.

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Varadkar launches programme preparing students for the digital workplace

A new pilot programme has been launched to boost students' opportunities for getting a job in the digital economy.

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Ex-Chicago Spire developer Garrett Kelleher loses appeal over judge's order

Former Chicago Spire developer Garrett Kelleher has lost his appeal over a judge's refusal to order Nama to comply with an order for discovery of documents for his ...

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Employee focus on ethical issues keeps companies on the righteous path

This year, a further seven companies were recertified to the standard: Boots Retail, CRH, Deloitte, ESB, Gas Networks Ireland, Intel and KBC Bank Ireland.

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Improvement of construction sector sees increased turnover of €465m for BAM Ireland

BAM Ireland, one of the country’s largest construction businesses, had a year of strong revenue growth in 2017 with a turnover of €465m (an increase of ...

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Pound steadies after biggest sell-off since 2016

Sterling rose against the US dollar and euro, but FTSE 100 financial stocks remained under pressure.

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