Providence shares jump on Barryroe deal

Shares in Irish explorer Providence Resources jumped by over 8% on the back of it formally getting its long-awaited farm-out deal for its flagship Barryroe field ...

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Fitness wearables could form part of Irish life insurance

Irish insurers may examine the use of fitness trackers and wearable devices to determine insurance policies in the future, an industry body has said.

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O’Leary cold on long-term Ryanair contract

Michael O’Leary has refused to commit himself to leading Ryanair for the long term, but said he has no plans to step down when his contract comes up for renewal ...

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Castleisland aims to position itself as industry powerhouse

Castleisland Chamber Alliance is launching an ambitious plan involving scattered diaspora and other stakeholders to bring investment to the Kerry town.

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October budget must be shaped by external risks, not local needs

With less than three weeks to Budget 2019, the pressure on the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, is intensifying.

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Amazon unveils range of new Echo smart home devices

A connected microwave and wall clock, which can also be controlled using Alexa, were also announced.

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Meath twins paid €5m after YouTube success

Twenty-something YouTube twin millionaires, Ryan and Scott Fitzsimons have paid themselves a whopping €5m over the past three years.

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Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary warns over rising risk of no-deal Brexit

The airline chief said if the UK crashed out of the EU, flights would need to be cancelled a month in advance of next March’s withdrawal.

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OECD downgrades UK growth forecast amid concern over no-deal Brexit

The international body’s chief economist said it was ‘vital’ to get a deal which maintains close UK-EU trade links.

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Hundreds queue as Tesco opens first Jack’s discount stores in UK

The first person in line said she arrived at 3am as she wanted to ‘see the different bargains’.

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Sky takeover battle to be settled in weekend auction

The Takeover Panel said suitors 21st Century Fox and Comcast have agreed to settle the takeover tussle in an auction that will end on Saturday night.

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Latest: Almost 30% of Ryanair shareholders vote against chairman’s re-election

The budget carrier has faced industrial action by pilots across Europe.

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Aircoach now offering contactless pay on board

Aircoach has become the first bus operator in Ireland to offer contactless pay to its customers on board its vehicles.

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SMEs 'not good yet at digitising the sales process'

Small businesses could be missing out on millions of euro in sales because their online presence isn't good enough.

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Brexit support no threat to corporate tax rate

The Government has denied Ireland has been asked to cave into EU corporate tax reforms in exchange for support from member states in the Brexit negotiations.

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IFAC sounds warning on budget spend

An increase in interest rates and a reduction in corporation tax receipts, as well as a constant overrun in budgets like health, could leave the country “in ...

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Business leaders call for wider tax net

More than 80% of business leaders want Minister Donohoe to widen the tax base and bring more people into the tax net in the October budget.

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Central Bank confident on money-laundering buffers

The Central Bank has said it is confident in its procedures to combat money laundering in the Republic, after the boss of Danish bank Danske resigned following a ...

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Greencoat Renewables back in profit in first half

Irish wind-farm operator Greencoat Renewables swung back into profit in the first half of the year, generating an after-tax surplus of €11.7m against a loss ...

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Irish fashion brand Orla Kiely collapses

Irish designer Orla Kiely has closed its stores after falling into administration.

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Greencoat Renewables generates profits of €13.4m in H1

Greencoat Renewables has reported that it generated net cash of €13.4 million in the first six months of 2018.

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Pilots urge Ryanair shareholders to replace chairman and chief executive

Ryanair has been hit by strikes across Europe over working practices.

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Brexit could spell trouble for EU names like port and feta

Port producers in Portugal fear the impact of Brexit on its multimillion-pound export industry to the UK.

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Finance Minister: Ireland must retain control over corporate tax policy

The Finance Minister says its vital that we retain control over our corporate tax policy.

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B&Q owner Kingfisher insists turnaround on track despite profits slump

The retailer posted a 30% fall in statutory half-year pre-tax profits to £281 million (€316 million), with underlying profits down 15%.

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Danish bank CEO quits amid money laundering scandal

Thomas Borgen has stepped down as an internal report found suspicious transactions at Danske Bank’s Estonian branch.

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Tesco launches discount store Jack’s to take on Lidl and Aldi

Up to 15 stores will open in the UK over the next year.

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Freshly Chopped announce 70 new Irish jobs

Freshly Chopped has announced 150 jobs across ten new outlets in Ireland, Cyprus and Britain before Christmas.

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Final tender submitted for rural broadband plan

The sole bidder for the long-mooted National Broadband Plan says it has submitted a final tender for the project, six years after the vision was first mooted by ...

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Stocks weather tariff moves amid US-Chinese trade dispute

Global equity markets gained as the latest tit-for-tat US-Chinese trade dispute was seen as barely denting world growth, while US Treasury yields rose in anticipation ...

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United Oil raises £3m to fund new ventures

Irish exploration company United Oil and Gas has said it is evaluating “a number” of potential projects after raising gross proceeds of £3m (€3.4m) ...

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PwC to create 80 jobs in Cork

Professional services giant PwC is to hire 80 staff and expand its office space in Cork amid “exponential growth in demand” for cybersecurity protection ...

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Green Reit eyes more warehouses as profits jump

Publicly-quoted property investment fund Green Reit has said it views logistics and warehousing premises as being one of its main growth prospects in the future, ...

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Kerry bids for Russian growth with Moscow plant

Kerry Group is eyeing a major role in the rapidly growing foodservice market in Russia, having added to its presence in the country with the opening of its first ...

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EU to scrap legal action as Apple pays €13bn back-tax

The EU regulator's plans to drop legal action against Ireland after iPhone maker Apple paid €13.1bn in back taxes following a regulatory order two years ago, ...

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Zalando cuts outlook again as shares see 20% drop

Zalando, Europe’s biggest online only fashion retailer, has cut its 2018 outlook for a second time in as many months, saying a long, hot summer had taken its ...

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Tesla gets DOJ request for documents over Musk statements

Tesla has announced that it received a request for documents from the US Department of Justice over chief executive Elon Musk’s public statements in August ...

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Ireland on course to become Europe’s tech capital – Leo Varadkar

The Taoiseach said the country is a beacon for liberal western democratic values.

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EU-Irish solidarity on Brexit is ‘rock-solid’ despite fears

Solidarity between the EU and the Government is “rock-solid”, insists Tánaiste Simon Coveney, amid fears some members may press Ireland to drop ...

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Oxford Global Resources staff cover the distance in charity spin-off

Staff at Oxford Global Resources, Penrose Quay in Cork city have taken part in the ultimate spin-off for charity.

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Shell to ditch ‘hated’ North Sea rota system

The move comes after union calls for the cycle to be changed.

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Apple's Irish state aid tax bill paid in full to Government

Apple has paid the full €13bn owed in taxes to the Irish government.

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Primark donates half a million to Belfast traders hit by its store fire

Many shops around structurally unsafe historic building remain shut.

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Latest: China raises tariffs on $60bn of US products in response to Trump's increase

Update: China has announced a tariff hike on $60 billion (£46 billion) of US products in response to President Donald Trump's latest duty increase in a dispute ...

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Revenue to remind 12,000 people to include Airbnb income on tax returns

Revenue is to write to around 12,000 people to remind them to include Airbnb income on their tax returns.

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33 new roles at Belfast space technology company

3DEO NI uses observations of Earth from space satellites.

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European Commission investigates VW, BMW and Daimler over emissions systems roll-out

An ‘in-depth’ probe into German trio of manufacturers is launched over suspected breach of antitrust rules that could have limited consumer choice

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Renault-Nissan teams with Google for Android in dashboards

The deal means drivers will be able to access Google apps like its Maps navigation software or its voice-operated Assistant without needing phones.

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Hayfield Manor owner sees revenues increase 4%

Pre-tax profits at the Kerry-based hotel group that operates the five-star Hayfield Manor in Cork City last year increased marginally to €5.455m.

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Cork to become Irish ‘broadband capital’

Cork will become the “broadband capital of Ireland” that will assist the region “to compete with anywhere in Europe” following a €60m ...

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