Major manufacturers issue warning over Brexit uncertainty

Airbus and BMW both raised concerns about the process of leaving the European Union.

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Distillery shareholders' dispute comes before High Court

A shareholders dispute over the running of a distillery and gin school established on the grounds of the Listoke Estate in Co Louth has come before the High Court.

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Airbus warns it could leave UK under no-deal Brexit

The British government has been urged to stop ‘infighting’ and provide Brexit certainty for British industry.

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Opec agrees to increase oil production by a million barrels

The daily increase was announced after ministers from the group met in Vienna.

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House of Fraser to close stores and slash 6,000 jobs

The struggling department store chain secured the backing of more than 75% of creditors, including landlords, for a CVA.

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French air traffic controller strike causing flight disruptions for Aer Lingus passengers this weekend

Passengers flying to France or over French airspace this weekend may have flights disrupted due to a French air traffic controller strike.

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Whitbread to face questions over Costa Coffee

The hospitality giant has been approached informally over a potential buyout of the coffee chain.

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Number of big firms moving jobs and operations out of UK amid Brexit fears

A number of big firms are moving jobs and operations out of the UK amid Brexit fears.

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Airbus warns it ‘could quit UK if there is a no-deal Brexit’

The firm employs 14,000 people at 25 sites across the country.

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‘Closer cultural and business links can help Cork thrive’

Pádraig Hoare The sometime disconnect between the arts/cultural sectors and the business sector in Cork must be bridged if the city is to thrive socially ...

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Hotelier brings action over Ulster Bank payment

Well-known hotelier Joseph Comerford and his two sons have launched proceedings against Ulster Bank over a €3m refinancing payment which they claim they were ...

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9.7 million cases of Irish whiskey sold last year

200 bottles of Irish whiskey are sold around the world every minute.

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Bank of England rate rise still in the air

The Bank of England bolstered expectations that it will raise rates for only the second time since the financial crisis at its next meeting in August, after its ...

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Airbus’ warning over UK future is a ‘wake-up call’ for Brexit negotiations

MPs have reacted to the news.

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European Union hits back with tariffs on US goods

Economists worry about a trade war between the United States and its most vital trading partners.

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AIB may take legal action over successful tracker appeals

AIB has refused to rule out mounting High Court legal challenges against any successful appeal by customers over tracker mortgage redress entitlements.

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US cybersecurity firm creates 100 jobs in Cork

Texan cybersecurity firm Forcepoint will create 100 jobs in Cork at a time when online security is at an “inflection point”, its chief executive has ...

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Dixons-Carphone turnaroud looks set ‘to take years’

Electrical goods retail group Dixons-Carphone has said it will take years to turn around its business after reporting a near 24% slump in annual profits amid a deteriorating ...

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Markets fall on fresh Italy eurosceptic power fears

European shares ended the day deep into the red after an early bounce, shaken by the appointment of eurosceptics at key positions in the Italian parliament and after ...

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IPL raises €115m via low IPO entry price

A fall in peer group stocks has led Dublin-based IPL Plastics to price its shares for its Canadian flotation at the bottom of its recently guided price range.

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Virgin Atlantic boss is to retire at end of year

Shai Weiss, who joined the carrier in August 2012, will take over as chief executive on January 1 next year.

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Intel chief resigns over relationship with employee

Intel's chief executive has resigned after the company discovered he was in a relationship with an employee.

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Hotelier brings action against Ulster Bank following 'unreasonable' refinancing demands in recession

Well-known hotelier Joseph Comerford and his two sons have launched proceedings against Ulster Bank over a €3m refinancing payment which they claim they were ...

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Dixons Carphone report strong financial year in Ireland while UK profits slump

Dixons Carphone in Ireland are reporting a strong financial year while the retailer has posted a slump in annual profits in the UK.

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Twitter buys online safety firm Smyte

The social media site says the purchase will help it improve the health of conversation on the platform.

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Bank of Ireland investigating debit card issue

Bank of Ireland says it is aware some customers are having problems using debit cards and ATMs.

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Latest: Lloyds Pharmacy say industrial action by employees tomorrow is 'disappointing'

More than 200 Lloyds Pharmacy employees are set to go on a second strike tomorrow over pay and conditions.

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Cybersecurity firm brings 100 jobs to Cork

A leading cybersecurity firm is to create 100 jobs in Cork over the next year.

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AIB will not pay corporate tax for almost two decades

The head of AIB says the bank will not pay corporate tax for another 18 or 19 years.

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Norwegian announce low-cost flights between Dublin and Canada

Bookings open today with the first flights taking off next March.

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€50m needed for tourism industry to fulfil potential, says group

Severe cuts to Tourism Ireland’s marketing budget during the recession must be reversed — with a significant chunk needed to capitalise on the surge ...

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UK to remain a ‘capital of finance’

UK chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond is to set out the Government’s blueprint for maintaining London’s position as a “global capital of ...

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Disney ups Fox offer to €61.5bn

Walt Disney has raised its bid for Twenty-First Century Fox assets to $71.3bn (€61.5bn), sweetening its offer with cash as it looks to scuttle Comcast’s ...

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Levi’s and Harleys at stake as EU hits back at Trump

The world economy lurched closer to an all-out trade war as the Trump administration accused China of threatening US economic interests and as the EU made good on ...

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Vodafone to trial 5G services in UK this year

Eric Auchard Vodafone will begin testing next-generation 5G mobile networks in seven of the UK’s 10 largest cities later in 2018, as part of a plan to start ...

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Profits fall 63% at Irish arm of Amdocs

Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of US software company Amdocs fell 63% last year to $16.39m (€14.15m).

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EU set to hit UK with €1bn pre-Brexit tax bombshell

The EU is on course to hand dozens of UK-based companies a pre-Brexit tax bombshell, via a state-aid probe that could lead to bills exceeding £1bn (€1.1bn). ...

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Pre-tax profits fall 18% at rugby star’s company

Pre-tax profits at the company which represents the off-field commercial deals for former Ireland and Leinster rugby player Jamie Heaslip fell by 18% last year, ...

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Vulture funds buying SME overdrafts

“Cash-strapped” small businesses are being hamstrung by rising rates of loan refusals from banks, with existing overdrafts now being sold to vulture ...

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Ibec: Job data ‘masks’ issues

Ibec has called for additional measures to help boost employment in the construction sector, saying current job-growth figures mask the true challenges facing the ...

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Central Bank must ‘face up’ to arrears crisis

The “staggering” amount of mortgage holders in arrears is a problem the Central Bank needs to get to grips with, says a brokers body.

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EU to start imposing tariffs on US on Friday

The targets include steel, agricultural and other products, including bourbon, peanut butter, cranberries and orange juice.

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Job cuts feared after Trinity deal waved through by Culture Secretary

Reach plans to slash costs by £20m a year after snapping up a string of titles including the Daily Express and Daily Star.

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Disney increases Twenty-First Century Fox bid

The battle with Comcast reflects a new imperative among entertainment and telecommunications firms.

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Central Bank to give added mortgage protections to consumers

The Central Bank is introducing measures to help consumers make savings on their mortgage repayments.

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AIB loses bid for review of judgement which they fear raises doubts over €17.8bn loan transfers

A High Court judge has refused an application by AIB Mortgage Bank to “revisit” findings by her which it fears could raise doubt about some €17.8 ...

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Ryanair still Europe's favourite airline

The Irish carrier transported more customers than any other European airline, and had the most international customers of any airline, according to the World Airline ...

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BT fined £77,000 for sending 5m spam emails

The Information Commissioner’s Office said BT did not have customers’ consent to send the emails.

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