Ryanair warns over plans to cut and close bases at airports from November through next summer

Ryanair warns over plans to cut and close bases at airports from November through next summer

Low-cost airline Ryanair has warned over plans to cut and close bases at airports from November through next summer as it said delays to Boeing's B737 Max aircraft ...

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Bord na Móna staff in Longford 'feel that they're being stitched up'

Bord na Móna staff in Longford 'feel that they're being stitched up'

They met local Oireachtas members outside their base in Mount Dillon yesterday.

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Sports Direct results fiasco on House of Fraser fallout

Sports Direct results fiasco on House of Fraser fallout

Retailer Sports Direct has delayed publishing its annual results, warning that problems in integrating its purchase of House of Fraser stores and increased scrutiny ...

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Court will hear case of investors claiming €4m fraud

Court will hear case of investors claiming €4m fraud

Thirty-five investors who claim they were defrauded and lost more than €4m in an electronic-trading scam have had their case against an Irish-registered firm ...

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Drop in state support hits Limerick Tunnel profits

Drop in state support hits Limerick Tunnel profits

A sharp drop in payments by state agency Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) to the firm operating the €800m Limerick tunnel contributed to a 26% drop in ...

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Why Budweiser pulled mega shares sales plan

Why Budweiser pulled mega shares sales plan

For months, executives from Anheuser-Busch InBev raced to prepare for a listing of its Asian subsidiary, Budweiser Brewing Company. It was to be this year’s ...

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CRH 'prepares to sell €1.7bn distribution arm'

CRH 'prepares to sell €1.7bn distribution arm'

Building materials group CRH is reportedly closing in on a €1.7bn sale of its European Distribution business to private equity fund Blackstone.

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Shannon region to take €58m hit from Boeing 737-Max grounding, reveals Group boss

Shannon region to take €58m hit from Boeing 737-Max grounding, reveals Group boss

The worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737-Max aircraft will cost the region served by Shannon Airport €58m this year.

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Irish-China tech accord not derailed by US trade wars and Huwaei spat, says Government

Irish-China tech accord not derailed by US trade wars and Huwaei spat, says Government

A memorandum of understanding signed between the Department of Business here and its Chinese counterpart on boosting technology links between the two countries has ...

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Earnings season to reveal extent of corporate fallout for Ireland from global trade wars

Earnings season to reveal extent of corporate fallout for Ireland from global trade wars

Most American companies will report second-quarter results in the coming weeks, giving us the first chance to hear directly from a wide variety of businesses since ...

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IMF blog post on corporation tax poses challenge for Ireland

IMF blog post on corporation tax poses challenge for Ireland

A new IMF blog post, arguing that low corporation tax rates harm poor countries, will make uncomfortable reading for the Government, as it battles to maintain Ireland’s ...

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Providence Resources shares rise on Barryroe funding optimism

Providence Resources shares rise on Barryroe funding optimism

Shares in Providence Resources have risen on the back of the oil and gas exploration company indicating that funds necessary to progress the development of its flagship ...

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All eyes on interest rates around the world

All eyes on interest rates around the world

Buoyant stock markets continue to climb higher. The Euro Stoxx-50 is up 17% so far this year-to-date.

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'Little Trees' car air freshener firm sues Ryanair over alleged trademark infringement

'Little Trees' car air freshener firm sues Ryanair over alleged trademark infringement

The company whose founder created the "Little Trees" car air freshener claims Ryanair had infringed its registered trademark.

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Alan Turing, wartime hero with ‘brilliant mind’, revealed as new face of £50 note

Alan Turing, wartime hero with ‘brilliant mind’, revealed as new face of £50 note

Alan Turing’s legacy continues to have an impact on science and society today.

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Former Fine Gael MEP looking to help banks regain reputation

Former Fine Gael MEP looking to help banks regain reputation

Former Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes has defended financial services in Ireland from what he called "bank-bashing" and groupthink".

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Scottish Parliament launches new app to help disabled visitors

Scottish Parliament launches new app to help disabled visitors

Edinburgh-based Neatebox’s Welcome app allows those with additional needs to set up a personal profile and request assistance ahead of their visit.

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Exports increased to €13bn in May, CSO figures reveal

Exports increased to €13bn in May, CSO figures reveal

Exports have increased for the second month in a row, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the CSO.

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Ryanair among top 10 least punctual airlines flying out of the UK

Ryanair among top 10 least punctual airlines flying out of the UK

A study placed the Irish-based budget airline in eighth place, with an average delay of 21 minutes per flight in 2018.

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Lufthansa slams Ryanair fare policy

Lufthansa slams Ryanair fare policy

Lufthansa’s chief exeuctive has slammed as “irresponsible” Ryanair’s move to charge less than €10 for tickets on certain German routes, ...

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Young savers need to raise interest

Young savers need to raise interest

Many articles have been written about teaching our children about the virtues of saving. It is a common belief among five-year olds that money grows on trees.

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Wicklow farmer has healthy oils market sussed out

Wicklow farmer has healthy oils market sussed out

A unique plant oil blend has 11 times more Omega 3 than olive oil as well as the health benefits of fish oils.

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China’s economy growth cools further amid US tariff war

China’s economy growth cools further amid US tariff war

China is the world’s second-largest economy.

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Firm wears heart on its sleeve

Firm wears heart on its sleeve

An Irish company has developed a wrist band to detect serious heart conditions.

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Business sentiment hits nine-year low

Business sentiment hits nine-year low

According to an AIB survey, a net 56% of Irish firms are anticipating higher average staff costs this year, which is well above the global average.

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New data rules cannot be allowed to develop red tape misery

New data rules cannot be allowed to develop red tape misery

It may be easier to say what a developed country is rather than what a developing country is.

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More Energy Needed in Battle Against E-Waste

More Energy Needed in Battle Against E-Waste

It is estimated that 50 million tonnes of electronic waste - or e-waste - was generated globally in 2018, half of which comprised personal tech devices.

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Lufthansa slams Ryanair German growth strategy

Lufthansa slams Ryanair German growth strategy

Lufthansa's chief executive has slammed as "irresponsible" Ryanair's move to charge less than €10 for tickets on certain German routes, saying the airline won't ...

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Easier to put a man on the moon than it is to save the Earth from climate disaster

Easier to put a man on the moon than it is to save the Earth from climate disaster

When Neil Armstrong took his fateful 'one small step' almost exactly 50 years ago, it was the culmination of an extraordinary effort that had begun back in 1961 ...

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Italy presses EU over rules

Italy presses EU over rules

Italy wants France and Spain to support its campaign to change the EU’s fiscal rules and focus them more on growth in the face of a regional and global economic ...

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No sterling let up after ‘relentless’ fall

No sterling let up after ‘relentless’ fall

Sterling was set for a record 10th week of consecutive losses against the euro as weak UK data and the growing possibility of British interest rate cuts in the event ...

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Shares in Cairn Homes fall on finance boss Kenny resignation ‘blow’

Shares in Cairn Homes fall on finance boss Kenny resignation ‘blow’

Shares in Cairn Homes fell 1.5% over the news “blow” that its group finance director Tim Kenny is to leave the housebuilder.

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‘Operation Transformation’ producer puts on the profits

‘Operation Transformation’ producer puts on the profits

The independent production firm behind RTÉ’s Operation Transformation TV show has increased profits fourfold.

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Government makes pledge over new start for Irish small firms

Government makes pledge over new start for Irish small firms

A Government pledge for a new start in the way it treats Irish small firms has been welcomed by business groups as it prepares to unveil in the autumn a new policy ...

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No let up for Brexit-hit sterling after ‘relentless’ fall

No let up for Brexit-hit sterling after ‘relentless’ fall

Sterling was set for a record 10th week of consecutive losses against the euro as weak UK data and the growing possibility of British interest rate cuts in the event ...

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Taoiseach: Disorderly Brexit could see island of Ireland treated as one economic zone

A no-deal Brexit could see the entire island of Ireland treated as one economic zone for food and agriculture trade, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has signalled.

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Heathrow could be ‘shut down’ this summer due to strike action

Heathrow could be ‘shut down’ this summer due to strike action

The west London hub is the UK’s busiest airport.

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Dispute between family members who operate Claddagh jewellery business comes before the High Court

Dispute between family members who operate Claddagh jewellery business comes before the High Court

A dispute between members of a family whose firm sells and makes jewellery, including the world-famous Claddagh rings, has come before the High Court.

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Insurance giant Hiscox sees shares slump

Insurance giant Hiscox sees shares slump

Shares in insurance giant Hiscox have slumped after it warned that natural disasters have hit profits in the sector.

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Ireland's per capita debt level stands at €44,365

Ireland's per capita debt level stands at €44,365

The debt owed by every man, woman and child in the country after the first three months of this year is significantly higher than the €10,667 owed in 2007 before ...

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New SME policy to help businesses prepare for the future

New SME policy to help businesses prepare for the future

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar joined Business Minister Heather Humphreys to announce the move at a conference in Dublin.

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Thomas Cook shares plunge more than 40%

Thomas Cook shares plunge more than 40%

Shares in cash-strapped travel firm Thomas Cook have plunged more than 40% after it confirmed talks with its largest shareholder over a deal which would effectively ...

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Thomas Cook in advanced talks with Chinese firm to sell tour operator arm

Thomas Cook in advanced talks with Chinese firm to sell tour operator arm

The travel company is looking for a cash injection after suffering significant losses.

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Survey finds 87% of project managers believe Brexit will negatively impact their business

Survey finds 87% of project managers believe Brexit will negatively impact their business

A cross border survey has found uncertainty amongst project managers in both North and South Ireland.

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China imports from United States plunge in June amid tariff war

China imports from United States plunge in June amid tariff war

China's imports from the United States plunged 31.4% in June from a year earlier amid a tariff war with Washington.

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Japan cryptocurrency exchange loses €28.38 million of virtual money

Japan cryptocurrency exchange loses €28.38 million of virtual money

A Japanese cryptocurrency exchange has reported a hack causing the loss of 3.5 billion yen, or €28.38 million, of virtual money.

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Unions to meet with Bord na Móna over job losses

Unions to meet with Bord na Móna over job losses

Unions will meet Bord na Móna today to discuss major job losses in the Midlands.

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M&S sacks clothes boss

M&S sacks clothes boss

The chief executive of Marks & Spencer is to assume direct leadership of the British retailer’s troubled clothing business after sacking the division’s ...

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Lofty ambitions: Plans revealed for country’s tallest tower

Lofty ambitions: Plans revealed for country’s tallest tower

The development and design team for a proposed 34-storey hotel tower at Leeside’s Port of Cork site is to host a public information event tomorrow on the €150m ...

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Ryanair chief officer Bellew in ‘surprise’ exit

Ryanair chief officer Bellew in ‘surprise’ exit

The “surprise” announcement of the departure of its chief operating officer Peter Bellew has again put Ryanair under the spotlight of investors as the ...

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