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AI medical device among 16 projects awarded funding

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 10:34
Sixteen projects have been awarded a total of €65m from a State-backed fund aimed at fostering so-called disruptive technologies.

How you can cut your family's inheritance tax bill

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 08:00
As the old adage goes, the only certainties in life are death and taxes. When the two come together, it pays to plan ahead and save your beneficiaries a large chunk of change when the taxman comes calling after your passing.

Elon Musk cleared of defamation over tweet

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 23:50
Tesla co-founder Elon Musk has been cleared of defamation by a jury in Los Angeles over a tweet in which he labelled a British caver "pedo guy."

Revenues increase at The Happy Pear makes happy pair

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 17:23
Revenues at the 'foodie empire' being built by Greystones twins, David and Stephen Flynn last year increased by 22% to €9.96m.

Star Wars online memorabilia auction underway

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 16:25
From vintage posters to action figures, Star Wars collectables are up for grabs in an online auction, days ahead of the release of the sci-fi saga's highly-anticipated ninth chapter.

Guidelines for remote working to be developed

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 14:20
Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys is to set up an interdepartmental group to develop clear guidelines for employees and employers on remote working.

US non-farm payrolls see biggest increase in 10 months

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 14:14
US job growth rose at the fastest pace in 10 months in November as former striking workers returned to General Motors' payrolls and the healthcare industry stepped up hiring.

Eddie Stobart shareholders vote for DBAY takeover bid

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 13:02
Eddie Stobart Logistics' shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a takeover offer from top investor DBAY Advisors at a general meeting today.

Sterling set for best week since mid-October

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 12:55
Sterling slipped today, consolidating after three days of gains that took the pound to two and a half year high against the euro and a seven-month high against the dollar.

EU agrees tough line on digital currencies like Libra

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 12:10
Private digital currencies like Facebook's Libra should not be allowed in the European Union until the risks they could pose are clearly addressed, EU finance ministers have agreed.

Residential building output up 8.2% in third quarter

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 12:03
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the level of activity in the overall construction sector grew by 2.5% in the third quarter of this year.

An Post's €15m Global Parcel Hub opens in Dublin

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 11:45
An Post has today opened its new €15m Dublin Parcel Hub in Clondalkin, Dublin 12.

Refund delay for third of initial Thomas Cook claims

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:12
Around one in three of the first Thomas Cook customers to claim refunds will not be paid within the 60-day target, according to the UK aviation regulator.

Mainstay Medical gets boost from Down Under

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 09:21
Dublin listed medical device company Mainstay Medical has received regulatory approval from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for its ReActiv8 device.

Phoenix to buy Swiss Re's ReAssure for £3.2 billion

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:51
Insurance group Phoenix Group Holdings said it had agreed to buy the British unit of Swiss Re, ReAssure, for £3.2 billion in cash and shares, its biggest deal to date.

Berkeley's first-half profit slumps on Brexit woes

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:35
British homebuilder Berkeley Group has today reported a slump in first-half pretax profit, as it sold fewer homes at lower prices in a Brexit hit real-estate market.

AB Foods forecasts earnings growth in 2019-20

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:21
Associated British Foods has today kept its forecast for earnings growth in its 2019-20 year with anticipated progress in its sugar and grocery businesses supplementing the further expansion of its Primark fashion chain.

Compu b agrees deal to buy UK's Stormfront

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:13
Irish technology retailer Compu b has agreed a deal to buy UK retailer Stormfront.

Abbey eyes 'fair outcome' for the full year

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:00
Housebuilder Abbey has reported a dip in pre-tax profits for the six months to the end of October but said it is on course for a "fair outcome" for the year.

O'Reilly steps down as Providence Resources CEO

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 07:39
Providence Resources said its chief executive Tony O'Reilly Jr has stepped down from the position and has resigned from the board with immediate effect.

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