Wed, 25 Mar, 2020
The notification that Irish banks were not ready for some new features of the EU Payment Service Directive came from the Central Bank in mid-December when there was clear evidence the new security procedures entailed by the directive were not going to be met anytime soon.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
Where the problem for economies and financial services is lack of competition, residents of developing countries need to look to their own politicians. The remedy for their woes is not going to come from Mark Zuckerberg, writes.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
The chairman of Ireland’s ecommerce alliance has welcomed the news that a grace period will apply to the EU’s PSD2 directive in order to allow Irish businesses to get up to code, saying the alternative would be “absolute chaos”.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
Mark Redmond is optimistic. There is a new climate of positivity about the Irish economy — even the Central Bank has revised upwards its forecast for economic growth this year, explaining that surging job creation is bringing Ireland back within sight of full employment.
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
Business links between Cork and San Francisco will continue to grow because the ties forged between the twin cities more than 30 years ago are even stronger now, the mayor of the Californian city has said.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017
From Northern Irish fashion designer J.W. Anderson making serious waves with his gender-bending designs as creative director for the luxury Spanish fashion label Loewe to 22-year-old Carlow actress Saoirse Ronan making the coveted cover of Time magazine, there’s no denying that the year just gone was another incredibly triumphant one for Ireland’s next generation of game-changers.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2017
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
The second day of the Web Summit may not have had an announcement to rival that of the first when Irish entrepreneur Oisín Hanrahan’s start-up, Handy landed a $50m investment but it had plenty to keep tech heads and investors busy nonetheless.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015