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Finance Bill 2017 - the new measures

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:29
As always the Finance Bill contains a number of measures that were not announced in the Budget speech of the Minster for Finance.

'Anemic' iPhone 8 demand drags Apple lower

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:20
Signs of poor demand for the iPhone 8 have fuelled more market questions over Apple's double 2017 iPhone release strategy, sending its shares down as much as 2.6% today.

BAI seeks clarifications from Communicorp

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:06
The BAI has sought clarification from the media company Comunicorp in relation to "a number of matters" relating to editorial independence and contractual commitments of individual services in the group.

Government publishes Finance Bill

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:00
The Government has published the 2017 Finance Bill containing 78 sections, the majority of which implement the changes announced in Budget 2018.

SIRO agrees €25m broadband deal with Huawei

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:52
Open-access broadband provider SIRO has announced a €25m deal with global ICT leader, Huawei.

Transport Commissioner says Irish connectivity key

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:39
European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc has said that she wants Irish connectivity with the rest of the EU to be maintained and reinforced after Brexit.

Amazon offered billions in tax breaks for second US HQ

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:21
US cities are offering Amazon.com at least as much as $7 billion in tax breaks ahead of a deadline today as they compete to house its second headquarters.

Proportion of jobless households falls in Q2 - CSO

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:04
The proportion of people under the age of 60 living in a jobless household fell by 1.3% to 11% between April and June, when compared with the same period in 2016.

UK retail sales see weakest growth in four years

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:03
British retail sales slowed unexpectedly sharply in September, dragging quarterly growth to its weakest annual rate since 2013.

Talks on potential rail strike being held at WRC

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:02
Management and unions at Iarnród Éireann are attending talks at the Workplace Relations Commission in a bid to avert a potential strike over pay.

Fiji to sell climate-change 'green' bonds

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:50
Fiji will issue a $50m "green" bond in the coming weeks to help combat the effects of global climate change, the first developing country to do so, its prime minister has said.

Leaders to agree on EU, euro zone reform calendar

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:31
European Union leaders are set to agree on Friday on a calendar until the middle of 2019.

Ryanair, Google and eDreams reach settlement over ads

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:12
Ryanair said it had reached a settlement with Google and online travel agent eDreams to end legal proceedings in the High Court over what it said were misleading advertisements for Ryanair flights.

RBK to create 80 new jobs in Dublin and Midlands

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:07
Accountancy firm RBK has announced the creation of 80 new positions at its Dublin and Midlands offices over the next three years.

Fragomen opens Dublin office to deal with Brexit demand

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:34
Bill Foster, managing director of Fragomen's Dublin office, said the new Irish office will be a fully fledged part of the company's global network.

Today in the press

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:37
The Central Bank has begun enforcement investigations into Bank of Ireland and KBC Bank Ireland as part of an industry-wide examination of overcharging of tracker mortgage borrowers.

Central Bank dragging its feet on trackers - Doherty

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:35
The Central Bank appears to be dragging its feet on the tracker mortgage examination, according to Sinn Féin's Finance Spokesperson.

No compromise in sight as EU leaders meet for summit

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:33
The prospect of Britain achieving a breakthrough at this week's EU summit had long been discarded. On the three key issues - Britain's divorce bill, the rights of EU citizens and the Irish border - London has still not done enough for the EU to believe that a disorderly withdrawal can be avoided.

China's economic growth eases in third quarter

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:16
China's growth eased to 6.8% in the third quarter but remained higher than the government's full-year target.

Immigration services firm Fragomen to set up in Dublin

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:10
Global immigration services firm Fragomen has announced the opening of an office in Dublin following an increase in demand for its services in Ireland.