Oil and gas finds 'could deliver' €11bn tax bounty

The oil and gas exploration industry could deliver tax revenues of around €11bn to the State and create more than 1,500 jobs per year, the representative body ...

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Patisserie Valerie collapse puts thousands of jobs in jeopardy

The group trades from about 200 cafes in the UK.

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Ireland's economy ranked 14th in the world for innovation - Bloomberg

Ireland's economy has been ranked as 14th in the world when it comes to innovation, according to the 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index.

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ESB makes first Irish offshore wind farm investment

The ESB has entered an agreement to co-develop two planned offshore wind farms in the Irish Sea, marking its first such investment in Ireland.

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Private money is missing piece of agri-food jigsaw

University College Cork took a big step forward in launching its food institute last week.

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James Dyson to move company's headquarters from UK to Singapore

The headquarter switch from Malmesbury, Wiltshire, is likely to prove controversial.

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Dunnes Stores halt bid to declare closed Limerick shopping centre a vacant site

Dunnes Stores has won a High Court order halting moves to place a closed shopping centre building in Limerick city centre on an official register for vacant sites

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Mastercard slapped with €570.6m fine for EU competition breach

The Commission said the card giant was guilty of obstructing merchants' access to cross-border card payment services.

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Plans to bring 900,000 visitors annually to Co Cork stately home

The Office of Public Works (OPW) and a community group have ambitious plans to bring more tourists to a stately home in Co Cork, with the hope of attracting up to ...

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Four House of Fraser stores to be saved from closure in the UK

An interim deal has been reached with landlord Intu for stores in shopping centres Chapelfield, Lakeside, Metrocentre and Victoria Centre.

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Glanbia Ireland to create 80 jobs as part of plans for €140m Kilkenny cheese factory

Glanbia Ireland is to create 80 new jobs after it announced plans to build a new €140m cheese manufacturing facility in Belview, Co Kilkenny.

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350 Men’s Sheds throughout Ireland set to benefit from €500k funding

Half-a-million euro has been allocated by the Department of Rural and Community Development to 350 men’s sheds across the country.

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EasyJet blasts Gatwick drone chaos as ‘wake-up call’ after £15m hit

The budget airline said it racked up £10m in passenger compensation costs and £5 million in lost revenues from the disruption last month.

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Aldi to create 500 jobs in 2019 and introduce living wage for staff

Aldi has announced it will create 500 jobs and open seven new stores in 2019.

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Further probe launched into KPMG’s audits for Carillion

The Financial Reporting Council revealed it opened a further probe last November after KPMG ‘self-reported’ material.

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Cross-border trade at all-time high

Cross-border trade in goods in Ireland is at an all-time high.

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No-deal Brexit could cost NI €5.7 billion by 2034, CBI warns

The predicted drop in output represents more than the annual public spending on hospitals, GP surgeries and other health services in Northern Ireland.

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IMF sees ‘serious slowdown’ but no recession

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its world economic growth forecasts for 2019 and 2020 due to weakness in Europe and some emerging markets, and said ...

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Sterling firms up despite May’s ‘Plan B’ vagueness

Sterling firmed up to the day’s highs after British Prime Minister Theresa May promised to be more open with parliament in negotiating the country’s ...

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Ireland well-placed to fill EU ‘horse-whisperer’ role

Ireland is “well-placed” to become a gateway to the EU for American and Asian businesses after Brexit, PwC has claimed.

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Patek Philippe thought to be in line for €9bn sale

Patek Philippe, the closely held maker of $10,000+ Calatrava watches, may be coming up for sale, according to analysts at Berenberg who cited industry talk.

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William Hill profits plunge

British bookmaker William Hill has said it will remodel its retail business this year, after it warned full-year 2018 adjusted operating profit was expected to be ...

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Beyond IoT event in Cork fuses Silicon Valley expertise with Irish business and academic leaders

More than 500 business and academic leaders heard the latest trends in blockchain technology, cybersecurity and the manipulation of data for nefarious political ...

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British Airways to give plane 1960s-era makeover to celebrate centenary

The BOAC livery will remain on the Boeing 747 until the aircraft is taken out of service in 2023.

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Donohoe nominates Philip Lane for ECB executive board

Minister Donohoe has put Mr Lane forward for the spot on the ECB's six-member executive board that is currently held by Belgium's Peter Praet, whose eight-year term ...

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Investment in Internet of Things will ramp significantly in 2019

When Richard Linger, the energetic Technology Gateway Manager at Nimbus, invited to me to speak again at Beyond IoT 2019, he posed a question and challenged me to ...

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Google fined €50m under EU data privacy law

The company said it is ‘deeply committed’ to transparency and user control as well as GDPR consent requirements and is deciding its ‘next steps’. ...

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Call for Facebook regulation as it announces 1,000 new Dublin jobs

Chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, who was speaking at the firm's Facebook Gather conference in Croke Park, said the hires would be focused on policy and content ...

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'Absolute chaos' looming for firms at Irish ports, warns Cork medical supplies firm

Owen Curtin, chairman and founding director of Healthcare21, which has 450 staff, a turnover of €150m and operations in Ireland, the UK, Germany and Austria, ...

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Concerns raised over lack of construction outside Dublin and Cork

Construction industry officials have raised concerns about the lack of building outside the country's major urban centres in Dublin and Cork.

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Sky Ireland claims ComReg decision to change Eircom pricing will inflate costs to customers

The case concerns the charging structure used by Eircom which owns most of the new high speed fibre and older copper lines which go into people's homes and businesses. ...

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New Nestlé plant in Co Limerick to focus efforts on newborns' nutritional needs

Scientists at Nestlé's first Irish Research and Development (R&D) centre, which was officially opened today, are to focus their efforts on investigating nutritional ...

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Central Bank Governor Philip Lane nominated to ECB board

Central Bank Governor Philip Lane is being tipped as a possible candidate for a top EU banking job.

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No-deal Brexit could help trigger further slowdown in global growth – IMF

The IMF said the global economy is already exasperated by escalating trade tensions as it downgrades growth projections.

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Facebook urges Supreme Court to halt referral to European court over EU-US data transfers

The Court of Justice of the EU has been asked to decide “immensely” important issues about the validity of EU-US data transfers based on “extraordinary ...

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Facebook to add 1,000 jobs in Ireland in 2019

Facebook is to hire an additional 1,000 people in Ireland over the course of 2019.

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China’s economic growth sinks to three-decade low

Full-year growth for 2018 was the lowest since 1990.

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Limerick firm has a plan with plenty of track left still to run

Through its website, Limerick software start-up Trackplan has landed a diverse range of clients which include the Australian Open Tennis Championship, the Central ...

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Cork Company of the Year Awards: A look at those in the Large category

In the third of a four-part series looking at finalists for the Cork Company of the Year Awards 2019, Padraig Hoare casts an eye over those in the Large category.

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Construction skills shortage is the new elephant in the room

If this country does not get a grip on runaway capital costs, we can wave goodbye to any notion of a truly sustained economic recovery, writes Kyran Fitzgerald.

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Trade talks offer glimmer of hope for Irish exporters

Moving away from the apocalypse now unfolding in the British houses of parliament, there are reasons for business to be hopeful that 2019 may work out better than ...

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PETER BROWN: The true market feeling on Brexit...is boredom

Stock markets are confident that deadline will be extended, writes Peter Brown.

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Helping with 'digital detox' has become a viable business

We’re almost a month into 2019, and with one-third of resolutions abandoned already, there is a simple change we can make in our lives, writes Ruth Doris.

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Mike Ashley ‘in talks over possible HMV takeover’

The Sports Direct boss is said to have spoken with music and entertainment industry figures about a possible rescue deal.

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Ryanair: Brexit won't ground flights

Ryanair has cooled its Brexit rhetoric by saying it does not expect any large-scale flight disruptions to be caused by the UK leaving the EU.

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Confidence growing over oil drill ban progress

People Before Profit is confident its bill aimed at banning future drilling for oil and gas in Irish waters can still succeed - albeit with certain amendments attached ...

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Mobile phones set to drag on Dixons Carphone trading

Dixons Carphone is expected to book another sales slump at its troubled mobile phone division when it reports on its third-quarter performance next week.

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Irish company introduce stylish solution to hearing problems

Hearing 'earrings' could be the new fashion trend.

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700 jobs at Limerick firm safe after US vote

Around 700 jobs at Aughinish Alumina in Limerick are safe for now following a US senate vote to allow sanctions on its owner to be lifted — but the political ...

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Eurozone recession fears on the rise

The ECB is expected to wait until the fourth quarter to raise its deposit rate, later than thought just a month ago, according to economists who also said the chances ...

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