The Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) held an annual briefing last week, says
Wed, 31 May, 2017
Tourism and aviation form a nexus in Ireland that has unique and multiple effects across the economy.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
Last week, the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) launched its second IPO Ready programme which is effectively a boot camp for companies considering a listing on the stock market.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
The new Brexit strategy unveiled by Enterprise Ireland to assist companies in diversifying into eurozone countries should be replicated by the Government as a matter of national policy to assist small business, according to a lobby group representing SMEs.
Tue, 16 May, 2017
The prospects for the Government securing more than €3bn from its sale of AIB shares could brighten this weekend if French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen polls poorly in the first round of presidential elections, according to analysts.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the UK’s intention to slash its corporation tax is of significant concern to the Government.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016
THE profound effect the EU has on the lives of all those within its’ member states has been the subject of much discussion recently — not least because of the whole Brexit fiasco.
Sat, 10 Sep, 2016
It was a bizarre day which divided members of the Dáil as the €13bn Apple tax ruling was pored over.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
In his interview with RTÉ, Apple CEO Tim Cook claimed the tax codes were so complex that a print-out would reach to the ceiling.
Mon, 05 Sep, 2016
An Apple windfall awaits us, so why won’t we shake the tree?looks at the tax sweetener that’s turned sour
Tue, 30 Aug, 2016
€500m a year less is being spent on universities and colleges, though there are more students, and nobody wants to foot the bill, says
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
With election fever well and truly upon us, Kehlan looks at what the political parties have pledged for small businesses, and whether SMEs get enough credit for being the real driver behind Ireland’s recovery. Election time is here again.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
ONE of the phrases Bertie Ahern must regret — and there may be a few — is the one he used to try to calm a self- fulfilling panic around a collapsing property market.
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
Mon, 14 Dec, 2015
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Thu, 12 Nov, 2015
OUR record in introducing change, always intended as improvements on how we conduct business — Irish Water, the HSE and, say, Seanad reform — have been shambolic.
Tue, 14 Jul, 2015
Last week’s collective confirmation of major development projects for Cork gave a welcome fillip to everyone in the city, writes
Mon, 06 Apr, 2015
DURING the turbulent election campaign of 2011 I wrote about the possibility of Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness being elected as the President of Ireland, writes
Fri, 13 Mar, 2015
In urban Ireland, while evidence of poverty is there for all to see, there are also plenty of signs of economic recovery.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2015
Aer Lingus’ incoming chief executive has urged those opposed to the airline’s sale to drop their sentimental stance over its change of ownership and embrace the growth opportunities such a move could present.
Wed, 25 Feb, 2015
An Irish company has announced plans for a €54m investment which would see six processing plants constructed with the creation of up to 180 jobs.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2014
Global political sabre-rattling makes the world a difficult place to do business.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
CLASS. Sheer class. That’s the only summation to describe the show that has been going on this week at the Fota Island Resort.
Sat, 21 Jun, 2014
Recently Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore visited Cork. He met with GAA representatives at Pairc Uí Chaoimh where he promised to make representations on their behalf to acquire State funding. Which is the only success story of the Labour party . He got it, all of €30m.
Sat, 17 May, 2014
Ireland is underselling its entrepreneurial ability according to Flextronics president of integrated network solutions, Caroline Dowling.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2014
State Street bank earned up to €800,000 in management fees from the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) after it was uncovered that the company had defrauded the State to the tune of €3.2m.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2014
AS Ireland blinks at the unfamiliar sunlight of financial freedom after three years banged-up in economic hard labour by the troika, it knows it may have exited the bailout, but is really only out on bail.
Sat, 14 Dec, 2013
WERE the dogs of war unleashed this week by a jittery Government lashing out as it risks completely losing control over the escalating crisis in health funding?
Sat, 23 Nov, 2013
While Ireland’s economy is showing modest signs of recovery, the growth outlook remains challenging and the Government will need to retain a tight fiscal policy all the way out to 2020, one leading economist has warned.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2013
Two starkly contrasting faces of Ireland — one impressively hi-tech and the other depressingly reminiscent of a third-world country — were highlighted as Enda Kenny rang a bell in Dublin to open yesterday’s trading session on the New York-based Nasdaq stock exchange.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2013
The Government is set to officially reject accusations by US senators this week that the country acts as a tax haven for multinationals.
Tue, 28 May, 2013
Siptu chief Jack O’Connor, one of the union leaders who supported the Croke Park II deal, yesterday returned to the idea of increasing income tax for those earning over €100,000.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2013
Over 80% of companies would rather partner with other firms in areas such as entering new markets and improving products rather than going it alone, a new survey has revealed.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2013
There has been a €17 billion plus surge in trade in equities and government bonds on the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) with gross turnover hitting €43.86bn in the first quarter — up 68% from €26.09bn in the final quarter of 2012.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2013
When should a bust bank be liquidated? Answer: when it is Cypriot, but not when it is Anglo Irish.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2013
While National Treasury Management Agency chief John Corrigan hails the news that his organisation has raised €5bn of 10-year money, the austerity programme is strangling life for many Irish citizens, says
Sat, 16 Mar, 2013
If each of us stepped away, even for a few moments, from our tribal, almost genetic, political or trade union loyalties, and considered two issues objectively, we might have to ask questions that would, if we could sustain that novel level of detachment, have chastening answers.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2013
VMware has been awarded the Cork Chamber Company of the Year at the chamber annual dinner held last night in Cork City Hall.
Sat, 02 Feb, 2013
The relationship between consumer and food supplier is so fundamental to our wellbeing that the trust consumers show every time they buy a food product must always be justified and protected.
Thu, 17 Jan, 2013
THERE are hotels we stay in and hotels we savour. Functional to fancy.
Sun, 16 Dec, 2012
The reputation of Ireland Inc has taken a battering, and it is now up to the directors of banks and financial institutions to set an example and ensure regulations are observed, the Central Bank’s director of Enforcement, Peter Oakes, said yesterday.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2012