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Jobs in sector cut but rate of contraction eases

THE construction sector has cut jobs for the 28th month in succession, according to Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers' Index.


O'Flynn: 'Ireland has no market'

THERE is no market for property in Ireland at present because of uncertainties related to the implementation of the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) legislation, according to one of the country's biggest developers.


Half of small firms plan to close or shed jobs

ALMOST half of small businesses expect that they will either have to close down, restructure or shed jobs in the next three months.


Aer Lingus revamps business class service

AER Lingus has revamped its business class offering, quashing rumours it is considering abandoning the service.



Cuts 'will undermine agriculture'

A NATIONAL strategy needs to be put in place for the Irish agri-food industry before it goes the way of the coal miners in Britain, the Agricultural Science Association annual conference was told in Dublin.