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BUSINESS

Increased sales of plants, flowers

By Ray Ryan, Agribusiness CorrespondentSALES of plants and flowers have increased over the past three years, Bord Bia research has shown.

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EU citizens 'willing to support farms'

By Ray Ryan, Agribusiness CorrespondentTHE majority of European Union consumers are willing to pay the price for supporting food production in rural Europe, the former director-general of the World Trade Organisation Peter Sutherland, claimed in Dublin last night.

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Ardawn Developments to hit €75m target early

By Niamh HennessyPROPERTY company Ardawn Developments expects to have raised €75 million for its second property development fund by the end of the week.

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Davy reassures Irish banking stock investors

By Geoff PercivalDOMESTIC and international investors in Irish banking stocks are being urged to keep the perceived increase in competition in the bank sector here in perspective.

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Company gets ready for an eventful future

Alternative Cater Hire, soon to be known as National Event Hire, will organise almost any aspect of a function or party, from catering to seating. Niamh Hennessy speaks to the company's sales and customer care manager, Mary Harney.

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Oceanpath buys Dunn's Seafood

By Niamh HennessyTHE 200-year-old Irish family business, Dunn's Seafood, has been acquired by seafood processing firm Oceanpath.

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Top consultants criticise Cowen

By Brian O'Mahony, Chief Business CorrespondentA TOP consultancy group has condemned Finance Minister Brian Cowen for his failure to deliver any initiatives to relaunch the Irish Financial Services Centre (IFSC).

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