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Greenpeace tells Shell to 'clean up its mess'

2 hours 45 min ago
Greenpeace activists boarded two Royal Dutch Shell oil platforms in the British North Sea in protest against plans to leave parts of the giant structures in place after production shuts down.

A successful pattern - Clare knitwear company expands

3 hours 7 min ago
An international knitwear company has announced investment plans at its new Killaloe manufacturing facility in County Clare.

Allergan shareholders give AbbVie takeover green light

4 hours 16 min ago
Shareholders at Dublin headquartered Botox-maker Allergan have strongly backed its $63bn takeover by US pharmaceutical company AbbVie.

Euro zone industrial output rebounds in August

5 hours 56 min ago
Euro zone industrial production rose in August by more than expected, as factories invested more on machinery in a positive sign for the bloc's economic outlook amid a largely gloomy outlook.

Thomas Cook German airline wins EU okay for €380m loan

6 hours 16 min ago
EU competition regulators have today approved a €380m German bridging loan to Thomas Cook's German airline Condor.

Sterling slips as Brexit deal hangs in balance

6 hours 25 min ago
Sterling weakened today, giving up some of last week's strong gains after the European Union and Britain said a lot more work would be needed to secure an agreement on Britain's departure form the bloc.

OpenSky invests €1m in new Research Projects division

7 hours 13 min ago
Co Kildare-based OpenSky has announced a €1m investment in its new Research Projects division.

Trio win Nobel Economics Prize for work on poverty

8 hours 13 min ago
Indian-born Abhijit Banerjee of the US, French-American Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer of the US on today won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work on poverty, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.

Today in the press

8 hours 57 min ago
The Government is still using windfall revenue from corporation tax to paper over cracks in its day-to-day spending, the State's fiscal watchdog has warned.

Shannon Airport in the midst of turbulence

10 hours 8 min ago
It is the country's third largest airport and until recently was on an upward trajectory, but Shannon Airport is now in the midst of turbulence.

50 Irish companies in Japan on trade mission

10 hours 13 min ago
Over 50 Irish companies have today started a five day Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland trade and investment mission to Japan.

Brexit deal 'possible this week', says Tánaiste

10 hours 16 min ago
Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said a Brexit deal could be possible as early as this week, as negotiations between the UK and the EU resume in Brussels.

How Northern Ireland could work its way back to EU after Brexit

10 hours 17 min ago
The Good Friday Agreement contains a mechanism that would allow Northern Ireland to return to the European Union

Founder of Superdry becomes permanent CEO

10 hours 47 min ago
Julian Dunkerton, the founder of British fashion group Superdry, has become the firm's permanent chief executive after he won an acrimonious battle for control in April.

IDA CEO new Adjunct Professor at UCD Smurfit School

11 hours 4 min ago
The chief executive of IDA Ireland, Martin Shanahan, has joined the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School for a five-year appointment as an Adjunct Full Professor.

WeWork opens new sites at breakneck speed

11 hours 29 min ago
WeWork has opened almost as many new locations in the last three and a half months as it did in the whole first half of this year.

UK firms to cut costs and hiring in next year - survey

11 hours 42 min ago
Prolonged political uncertainty in Britain is forcing finance directors to cut costs and hold off hiring to help companies prepare for an unpredictable year ahead, according to a survey by Deloitte.

China imports, exports down in September as growth cool

11 hours 50 min ago
China's imports and exports fell more than expected in September, official data showed today, as US tariffs and cooling demand at home and abroad hit trade in the world's second largest economy.

Activity in construction sees first slowdown in 6 years

11 hours 58 min ago
Activity in the construction sector contracted for the the first time in over six years in September, Ulster Bank's latest Purchasing Manager's Index reveals.

New Beef Market Taskforce to meet for first time

15 hours 38 min ago
The inaugural meeting of the new Beef Market Taskforce is to take place later this morning.

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