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Asylum seekers able to open account with BoI - IHREC

Sun, 04/11/2021 - 10:43
Asylum seekers will be able to open a bank account with Bank of Ireland following an agreement that the bank will accept State-issued documents, according to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.

Dept issues warning about scam phone calls

Sun, 04/11/2021 - 10:03
The Department of Social Protection has issued a warning about scam phone calls from people claiming to be department officials.

Hands-free: Monkey plays video game - with its brain

Sat, 04/10/2021 - 12:09
Elon Musk's startup devoted to meshing brains with computers was closer to its dream yesterday, having gotten a monkey to play video game Pong using only its mind.

3 tech start-ups solving problems during Covid

Sat, 04/10/2021 - 09:01
Boost My Business takes a look at Irish tech companies who are solving issues with their products and making life a little easier during Covid.

Collison brothers react to 'mistaken' Limerick article

Sat, 04/10/2021 - 08:53
A Forbes article about Irish tech billionaires Patrick and John Collison has been removed from the US publication's website after being denounced as "defamatory and ill advised" for its description of Limerick, where the brothers went to school.

One Stop Fulfillment delivering for small businesses

Sat, 04/10/2021 - 08:00
The idea for an ethical clothing brand had been on Anna Daly's mind for some time. It wasn't until the pandemic hit that the popular TV presenter had time to pursue the idea and develop the business.

US airlines suspend use of some Boeing 737 MAX jets

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 18:31
US airlines temporarily suspended the use of more than 65 Boeing 737 MAX jets today, after the planemaker asked 16 carriers that operate the aircraft to address an electrical power system issue.

Irish arm of Roche continues to trade profitably

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 18:10
The main Irish arm of pharma giant, Roche overcame the challenges posed by Covid-19 and continued to trade profitably during 2020.

Nokia unveils new range of entry and mid-tier phones

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 16:22
Nokia has unveiled six new smartphones in one of the firm's largest launches to date, including an entry-level smartphone costing just €89.

Recovery task force for Dublin city centre welcomed

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 15:14
DublinTown has welcomed the setting up of a recovery task force for Dublin city centre to help businesses get back on their feet following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sterling set for biggest weekly loss since 2020

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 13:53
Sterling fell today, touching a two-month low against the dollar, and was set for its biggest weekly drop so far this year, hit by concerns about vaccinations and profit-taking after a strong first quarter.

Animation Ireland to lead Talent Development Academy

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 13:53
Screen Ireland has appointed Animation Ireland as the lead organisation to manage the establishment of a 'Talent Development Academy' for animation.

ESB plant to be transformed into green energy hub

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 13:43
The ESB has confirmed that its giant coal burning plant at Moneypoint in Kilrush in Co Clare is to be transformed into a green energy hub.

Pandora reports 13% Q1 sales growth despite lockdowns

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 12:37
Jewellery maker Pandora today said its first-quarter sales grew 13% despite having to close almost a third of its stores due to pandemic lockdowns.

Electric and hybrid car sales see another strong rise

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 12:18
New figures from the Central Statistics Office highlight the continued growth in the number of electric and hybrid vehicles licensed in Ireland.

Boohoo's new warehouse to boost sales capacity

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 11:51
Online fashion retailer Boohoo has secured a new warehouse in central England that will boost its sales capacity to more than £4 billion, it said today.

Protests to mark 1 year since liquidation of Debenhams

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 11:47
Protests are taking place to mark the first anniversary of the liquidation of the Debenhams chain in Ireland which saw the loss of around 1,000 jobs.

Holiday company TUI to raise up to €400m in bonds

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 11:44
Holiday company TUI said today it was raising up to €400m through an issuance of convertible bonds, to improve its liquidity and help pay down debt taken on to survive the pandemic.

Strong March pushes Airbus quarterly deliveries higher

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:22
Airbus has reported slightly higher deliveries in the first quarter with 125 aircraft handed over to airlines after a sharp increase in activity in March.

China pulls German trade up but Brexit hits UK business

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:08
German exports rose in February, boosted by surging trade with China in a fresh sign that factories are busy in Europe's largest economy despite a sharp drop in trade with the UK after Brexit.