US stock indexes fluttered up and down on Thursday - then ended the day a fraction above where they started.

Tourism industry grew 1% in first three months of 2017

New figures from the CSO show further growth in tourism here - up 1% - for the first three months of this year.

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Taoiseach insists US move will not force Ireland to change corporation tax rate

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has insisted Ireland will not be changing its corporation tax rate, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith of the Irish Examiner.

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ECB cautious despite improvement in economic sentiment within eurozone

Further evidence has emerged that the economy in the 19-country eurozone moved up a gear or two in the early months of the year.

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Ireland's 10 biggest companies paying 37% of total corporation tax

Ireland's 10 biggest companies are paying 37% of the country's corporation tax.

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Consumer confidence higher outside Dublin, report finds

Consumers outside of Dublin are spending more, and are more confident in the economy according to a new report.

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Irish businesses reassured over Donald Trump tax plan

Irish businesses are being reassured over a new tax plan launched this week by US President Donald Trump.

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US stocks wobble as White House unveils tax plan

Stock indexes wobbled between modest gains and losses on Wednesday as the White House unveiled broad outlines of its plan to slash tax rates.

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Campaign launched to encourage investment in Tipperary

A campaign to promote Tipperary for inward investment was launched today by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Ms Mary Mitchell O’Connor, TD.

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Calls to introduce living wage as one in ten people earn minimum wage or less

The CSO has released its latest survey showing that just over 10% of Irish workers are now making minimum wage or below.

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Majority of businesses concerned by new EU data protection regulations, study reveals

A global study has revealed that 86% of organisations are concerned that recent EU data protection regulations could have a major negative impact on their business. ...

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Credit Unions ‘can help end the housing crisis’ in Cork

The cash reserves of Irish credit unions could be used to ease the housing crisis in Cork.

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Cybersecurity form to create 100 jobs at new international HQ in Dublin

Global cybersecurity firm Tenable is setting up its first Irish HQ in the Docklands area.

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AIB fined for breaches of money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regulations

Banking watchdogs said the bailed-out lender was guilty of "significant failures" in its responsibilities to prevent money laundering and the financing of terror ...

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Web Summit creates 40 new jobs at Dublin headquarters

The head of Web Summit is not ruling out the possibility of hosting an event in Dublin in the future.

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Eurozone deficit down at lowest level since early 2008

The level of government borrowing in the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest level since early 2008.

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US stocks rally as investors welcome French presidential vote

US stocks joined a worldwide surge higher on Monday after the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold ...

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Phil Hogan: Britain facing 'bloodbath' over potential UK-US trade deal

Britain is facing into a "bloodbath" over a proposed trade deal with the US, an EU commissioner has warned.

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Head of Public Affairs and Communications at Retail Excellence: 'Irish retail industry has now entered recession'

Head of Public Affairs and Communications at Retail Excellence, Lorraine Higgins today said that the “Irish retail industry has now entered recession based on the ...

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United Drug announces €40m investment in technology and innovation at Dublin headquarters

United Drug has announced a €40m investment in technology and innovation at its headquarters at Citywest, Dublin.

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Fashion brands 'not transparent enough on social and environmental policies'

Many of the biggest fashion brands still do not reveal enough information about their impact on workers in their supply chains or on the environment, according to ...

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Teenage hacker who caused global chaos offered bulk buy deals to cyber criminals

Adam Mudd was just 16 years old when he created his Titanium Stresser programme.

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Sports direct buys two US chains in £78m debt

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct has seized control of US retailers Bob's Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports in a 101 million US dollars (£78 million) debt deal.

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We are willing to take on all comers in technology battle’, says William Clay Ford Jr

"We would rather be friends, but we are willing to punch it out if we have to," declared the Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company.

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Sky points to Premier League costs as operating profit down 11% to £1.01bn

Sky has said rising costs from screening Premier League football and a "weaker UK advertising market" has dragged on its profits.

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Average new car price down 4.7%

The average price of a new car is down 4.7% on last year.

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Hundreds of jobs in danger as Debenhams boss announces warehouse and UK store closures

The new boss of department store chain Debenhams has unveiled plans to close 11 warehouses and put up to 10 stores under review, in a move impacting at least 220 ...

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US ready to strike free trade deal with Britain, says Paul Ryan

The United States is ready to strike a free trade deal with Britain as soon as possible, the Speaker of the House of Representatives said.

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Sterling hovers near six-month highs after election news

The pound lost steam but continued to hover near six-month highs as investors took an optimistic view of Prime Minister Theresa May's plans for a general election ...

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Fujitsu workers to stage 48-hour strike over jobs and pensions cuts row

Workers at Japanese electronics giant Fujitsu are to stage a 48-hour strike from Thursday in a dispute over cuts to jobs and pensions.

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US action on high-skill visas could hit Irish graduates

US president Donald Trump’s latest executive order, clamping down on the abuse of highly-skilled worker visas, could impact Irish graduates in the future.

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