The chairman of the daa is looking for more flexibility when it comes to the government-imposed pay cap that might prove restrictive as the semi-state body searches for a new chief executive.

Report claims renewable energy will lead to lower hikes in electricity prices

Electricity prices could climb 15% as Ireland moves to renewable energy, but a new report makes the case that costs will be far higher if we fail to become a low-carbon ...

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Marks & Spencer profits tumble

British retail giant Marks & Spencer has seen annual profits tumble by nearly two thirds and revealed sales across its under-pressure clothing arm have plunged back ...

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US sues Fiat Chrysler for 'using software to beat emissions tests'

The US government is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that some diesel pick-up trucks and Jeep SUVs cheat on emissions tests.

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Irish firm, Voysis, manages to recruit one of Google's most respected engineers

An Irish company has pulled off a major coup in hiring one of Google’s most celebrated engineers, writes Pádraig Hoare of the Irish Examiner.

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Unemployment rate down to 6.4%

New figures from the CSO show there were just over 33,000 fewer people out of work at the start of this year when compared with the same period in 2016.

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Greek bailout talks break down again

Hopes for a breakthrough in bailout negotiations for cash-strapped Greece have been dashed again and another deadline has been set.

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Nicola Sturgeon announced as keynote speaker at Dublin Chamber dinner

The Scottish First Minister will be the keynote speaker at this year’s annual Dublin Chamber dinner, the latest in a long line of high profile guests, writes Pádraig ...

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Nokia and Apple settle legal disputes with 'meaningful' pach to collaborate

Nokia and Apple have settled their numerous legal disputes after signing an agreement to work together.

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Unions and Government set out positions at WRC public pay talks

Unions and the Government have been setting out their positions this afternoon, on the first day of public pay talks at the WRC.

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Cork County Council gives go-ahead for two new solar farms

Planning has been granted for two new solar farms in Cork, writes Pádraig Hoare of the Irish Examiner.

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Greece looking for more debt help after commiting to more cuts

Greece is seeking to persuade its creditors in Europe that it has done enough to receive another chunk of bailout loans and a commitment on alleviating Athens' hefty ...

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Cork Airport nominated one of the best in Europe

Cork Airport's renaissance continues after it was nominated as one of the best in Europe, writes Pádraig Hoare.

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France and Germany may propose harmonising corporate taxes across eurozone

Germany and France have pledged to help strengthen the eurozone, with the harmonisation of corporate taxes among the possible measures considered.

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Ronan Daly Jermyn named 'Law Firm of the Year'

Ronan Daly Jermyn is celebrating after being named "Law Firm of the Year" at the AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards.

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85 jobs created as Tesco open 149th store

Tesco are creating another 85 jobs in Dublin thanks to the opening of its 149th store.

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€20m hotel renovation to create 250 jobs in Co Clare

One of Ireland's best-known hotels is to invest €20m in renovation works.

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Linkedin hands Irish job seekers a cash boost

A global social network is providing €180,000 to help Irish job seekers.

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Ex-RBS boss Fred Goodwin to defend financial crisis role in court battle

Royal Bank of Scotland is bracing for a costly court battle with shareholders that is to see former boss Fred Goodwin defend his role in the lender's near collapse ...

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Karen Millen to put prices up 5%, says customers will not notice

Karen Millen is to hike shop prices by 5% this year as the retailer faces soaring costs following the collapse of the Brexit-hit pound, with the company also embarking ...

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Business chiefs say all-Ireland electricity market must be Brexit priority

Protecting the all-Ireland electricity market must be a priority in the upcoming Brexit negotiations, business leaders urged.

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25 new software and technology jobs for Drogheda

Aphix Software has announced the creation of 25 new jobs at its Drogheda base.

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Vhi Group reveals rise in net surplus in 2016

Vhi Group have announced a net surplus of €56.4m in its financial results for the year ending December 31, 2016.

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Sale of AIB due in coming weeks

AIB's IPO is expected to happen in the coming weeks ahead of the selection of Fine Gael's new leader on June 2, which will mark the end of Michael Noonan's spell ...

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Two firms create 65 jobs in Dublin and Louth

There is good news on the jobs front in Louth and Dublin today.

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Government suffers embarrassment over Dáil vote on AIB shares

There is embarrassment for the Government this afternoon after the Dáil passed a motion that they should not sell off any shares in AIB until the fiscal rules are ...

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Ransomware attack a wake-up call, says cyber security firm creating 120 jobs in Belfast

More than 300,000 machines in 150 countries have been infected with the WannaCry virus.

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Retirement talk takes back seat as Taoiseach attends Brexit seminar

Talk of retirement took a back seat for outgoing Taoiseach Enda Kenny this morning as he addressed British and Irish business leaders on the threats of Brexit.

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Facebook fined €110m over user data claim in WhatsApp takeover

Facebook has been slapped with a €110 million fine after the EU's anti-trust watchdog.

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Coveney to address fears over cost of average monthly rent

The Housing Minister is to address a workshop on the rental strategy in Dublin Castle today.

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Evolving political landscape key challenge to farming sector

A new report into Ireland's Agri sector is being launched this morning.

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Jobs expo for prisoners in Dublin

A jobs expo for prisoners will take place in Dublin today.

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Wall Street takes a hit as problems mount for Donald Trump

The growing political drama in Washington rattled Wall Street on Wednesday, knocking the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 370 points and giving the stock ...

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IKEA actively looking for opportunities in Ireland

IKEA has said it is still actively looking for opportunities in Ireland amid major expansion plans in the UK.

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Less than one month until abolition of EU mobile phone roaming charges

There is just under one month to go to the abolition of EU mobile phone roaming charges.

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Amazon grew from online bookstore to one of the biggest companies on the planet

Growth saw the firm, which Jeff Bezos first created in his garage, expand into other items and soon the company established itself as the market leader in online ...

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Growth of exports to the UK slump to 2%

Irish exports to the UK endured a significant slowdown during the year Britain voted to leave the European Union, an industry report has found.

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FTSE 100 hits record close again

The FTSE 100 Index has closed above 7,500 for the first time as higher-than-forecast inflation data and confidence over Britain's prospects under a Tory government ...

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LATEST: HSE rebooting 1,200 servers after global cyber attack

Family doctors in Ireland have been warned not to use their practice computers until they are certain their anti-virus security systems are up to date.

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Export growth to UK slows from 12% to 2%

Enterprise Ireland has said export growth to the UK last year slowed to just 2% from 12% in 2015.

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IDA welcomes JP Morgan plan to buy Dublin office block and double Irish workforce

The IDA has welcomed a plan by JP Morgan to expand its Irish operations, and potentially double its workforce here.

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New service to advise companies on dealing with Brexit

Businesses will be able to access a raft of supports from a Brexit advisory service from today.

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House-building on the rise; reports that modular units to be used as permanent homes

The latest Construction Index from Ulster Bank shows the rate of house-building is on the rise.

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