Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has increased its passenger numbers on its Dublin to Donegal route by 52% and by 35% on its Dublin to Kerry route.

Research finds more Irish workers want to work remotely

More jobseekers are looking to work remotely, according to global data released by job site Indeed.

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Easyjet profits fall as sterling value dives

Easyjet's annual profits have dropped 17% after the budget airline was hit by the falling value of the pound.

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EU banking authority decided by lot after voting tied

The European Banking Authority(EBA)will not relocate to Dublin after it leaves the UK, after the Irish capital was pipped at the post by Paris in dramatic fashion.

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Irish Fairy Door Company scoops top business crown

The creators of the Irish Fairy Door Company have been crowned Entrepreneurs of the Year.

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Wizz Air expands in UK

Ryanair rival budget airline Wizz Air, which has withstood the pressures in the aviation sector better than many of its rivals, said it would offer new routes from ...

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Labour proposes penalising employers who unfairly categorise workers as self-employed

Businesses who unfairly categorise workers as self-employed should face penalties for tax avoidance, according to the Labour Party.

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Euro and oil fall as Merkel coalition bid fails

World markets spluttered, irked by the failure of German coalition talks which sent the euro and the price of oil lower.

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Action over Anglo bonds

An action seeking summary judgment against property developer and one of the Maple 10, Patrick Kearney for over €16m has been admitted to the fast track Commercial ...

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Body to encourage diversity in the workplace launches in Ireland

A new organisation is aiming to help businesses create diverse and inclusive work environments.

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M3 firm posts €315k a week operating profits

The operators of the M3 Motorway toll generated over €315,000 per week in operating profits last year.

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Govt launches scheme to support firms dealing with Brexit

Businesses affected by Brexit will be able to avail of Government-backed loans to give them some headroom next year.

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Kennedy’s fashion firm in the black despite Brexit

Accumulated profit at the firm controlled by fashion designer Louise Kennedy rose to €1.84m last year despite the headwinds it faced from the drop in sterling ...

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Dunnes avails of Ophelia sales boost

Dunnes Stores has overtaken SuperValu and Tesco Ireland to become Ireland’s best-performing supermarket chain, boosted by a spike in consumer grocery spending ...

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Italy to include ‘La Dolce Vita’ in GDP measures

Italy has long prided itself for its quality of life and with good reason. The country may be only just recovering from a long economic crisis, but its citizens ...

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Uber to acquire 24,000 Volvos

Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the US firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of ...

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Drawing of lots sees Dublin miss out on European Banking Authority relocation

The European Banking Authority (EBA) will not be relocating to Dublin after it lost out to Paris by the narrowest of margins today.

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YO! Sushi eyes North American market with €66m takeover of Bento Sushi

Yo! Sushi has launched an assault on the North American market by snapping up Canadian firm Bento Sushi in a 100 million Canadian dollar (€66m) deal.

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Christmas spending in UK ’set to fall for the first time since 2012’ due to Brexit uncertainty

The news could spell trouble for retailers, many of which rely on a spike in sales in the final months of the calendar year to help boost revenues.

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Ryanair announces 200 engineering jobs across Europe

Ryanair has announced that it will create 200 engineering jobs across Europe.

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I Wish competition launched to encourage female entrepreneurs in STEM

If you’re a girl with a business idea going around in your head, then the I Wish “Build It” competition is for you.

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Shoppers expected to save millions as Black Friday 2017 sales 'to break records'

Retail Excellence, Ireland’s largest retail representative body, have today urged all retailers to get prepared for one of the busiest shopping weekends this ...

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British Gas owner Centrica to scrap standard variable tarrifs for new customers

British Gas owner Centrica is scrapping standard gas and electricity tariffs (SVT) for new customers ahead of British Government plans to impose a price cap on the ...

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Coppers nightclub see their profits soar

Coppers in Dublin is taking in €100,000 every week.

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Index shows slower growth for Irish businesses

A report published today shows that Irish firms are reporting slightly slower growth in activity levels in the past three months.

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Aerospace giants demand Theresa May and EU agree urgent Brexit deal

Aerospace giants which employ thousands of British workers have called on Theresa May and the European Union to urgently agree a post-Brexit transition deal.

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Solving housing will be time consuming

The housing crisis has become the defining issue in Irish politics.

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Diving into opportunies of the sea

Dr Susan Steele, chair of the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) and a native of West Cork.

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Dublin firm makes a meal out of an idea

Nutritics analyses food’s nutritional composition and devises meal plans, writes Trish Dromey.

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National music strategy badly needed for the sector

In recent years, the arts have received some renewed focus from governments and the political system.

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Airbnb-style platform drives at car rental service

Irish entrepreneur Maurice Sheehy came up with the concept of an Airbnb-style platform for car rental after a terrible experience on

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Housing dysfunction is a political failure, not an economic one

Housing units should be provided in 18 days — not in 18 months

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Brexit weighs on business sentiment

More than a quarter of businesses in the Republic say the Brexit vote has already had a negative impact, with two out of five in the North saying the same.Those ...

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Cork firms confident in face of challenges

Businesses in Cork are unanimously confident about the future despite external threats such as Brexit, according to a survey, with more than three-quarters of firms ...

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Sky and Fox shares rise as rivals eye Rupert Murdoch’s empire

Twenty-First Century Fox shares jumped in US trading and Sky shares rose in London after sources said both Comcast and Verizon Communications were also interested ...

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Revenue declares €84m haul in offshore assets

The Revenue said it received information on €84m in offshore assets before a late spring deadline, and confirmed it will investigate the latest revelations ...

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Airbnb documents seized in Japanese raid

Japanese fair trade regulators raided last month the offices of Airbnb over suspected violations of antitrust laws, the home rental site has revealed, denying any ...

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Guineys builds its profits as sales rise 10% to €23.8m

Pre-tax profits at department store retailer Michael Guiney — better known as Guineys — has climbed to €2.45m.

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Volkswagen’s €34bn spend on electric cars

Volkswagen’s leaders have approved a five-year spending plan that aims to further the German automaker’s goal of transforming itself into a leading force ...

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Hornby announces plans to raise £12m in share sale

Troubled toymaker Hornby has confirmed plans to raise £12m through a fresh equity placing meant to help shore up its balance sheet and fund the purchase of its new ...

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Deliveroo raises $98m in latest funding round

Investors have pumped another $98 million (€82m) into Deliveroo, bringing its fundraising total to $482 million (€408m).

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easyJet to confirm winter fillip from woes at rival airlines

No-frills airline easyJet will confirm a boost from the demise of rivals and recent woes at Ryanair when it reports results on Tuesday, but a £100 million hit from ...

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More than four in five fathers feel pressure juggling work and family life - poll

Some 84% of working men said they feel this pressure, according to the research released ahead of International Men's Day on Sunday November 19.

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Christmas shoppers warned online criminals are 'getting ready to pounce'

A survey of people who have been scammed found that in more than a quarter (26%) of cases, it happened at Christmas.

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European Investment Bank commits to lending €85m to Limerick City and County Council

The money will be spent on transforming the 1.62 hectare Opera Site in the city centre into an urban centre office development, with the capacity for 3,000 jobs.

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Cork an important talent pool, says Life Science Recruitment as they open new Cork office

Life Science Recruitment, part of the Vertical Markets group, said Cork and Munster had huge potential in the sectors.

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EIF and SBCI triple new financing for Irish SMEs to €330m

The European Investment Fund and the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) have tripled their finance for Irish SMEs under the COSME programme in Ireland ...

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Vodafone announce #CodeLikeaGirl initiative to teach young girls how to code

The initiative will provide female students with basic knowledge of computer languages and development programmes, with the aim of building a website upon completion. ...

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56% of Irish tech experts expect intelligent robots in the workplace within five years

Results of the survey also show that half of those surveyed believe there will be driverless cars available in Ireland by 2022.

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Glenveagh Properties announces acquisition of 11 sites

The 11 sites have the potential to deliver 1,319 units.

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Planning approval for McKillen hotel denied

An Bord Pleanála has overturned a decision to grant planning permission for a new hotel on the site of a popular Dublin nightclub.

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Jobs boost across the country in tech, retail

Hundreds of new jobs have been announced by a number of firms across the country, including 200 in a €41m investment for Drogheda.

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