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Proposal to end Rosslare-Dublin train 'short sighted'

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 08:39
Rail users have criticised proposals to end direct rail services between Wexford and Dublin, saying the plans would make the rail system "unusable" for passengers on the route.

Marathon Partners pushes Dr Martens for strategic review

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 08:39
Investment firm Marathon Partners Equity Management wants boot maker Dr Martens to hire bankers and begin an immediate strategic review that could lead to a sale of the company, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

Turkish inflation moves up in March to 68.5%

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 08:18
Turkish annual consumer price inflation climbed to 68.5% in March, official data showed today, below expectations, amid strong rises in restaurant, education and health sector prices.

ECB's Holzmann says warming to June rate cut

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 08:01
The European Central Bank could start cutting interest rates in June as inflation may fall quicker than expected but should not get too far ahead of its US counterpart, as that diminishes the potency of easing, Austrian policymaker Robert Holzmann said.

Xiaomi starts delivering the first of 100,000 EVs ordered

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 07:43
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi said today it has received more than 100,000 orders for its first car - a sporty electric vehicle called the SU7 -as it began deliveries.

Taylor Swift officially declared a billionaire by Forbes

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 07:31
Taylor Swift has been officially named a member of the three-comma-club, as Forbes confirmed rumours estimating her wealth exceeds $1 billion.

Ryanair's passenger numbers up 8% in March

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 07:23
Ryanair has reported an 8% increase in passenger numbers for March as its load factor remained steady.

Intel discloses $7 billion loss for chip-making unit

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 07:19
Intel has disclosed deepening operating losses for its foundry business, a blow to the chipmaker as it tries to regain a technology lead it lost in recent years to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing.

Farmers warned soil conditions to worsen amid heavy rain

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 06:01
There will be no relief from rain and sodden ground for farmers in the coming days, as according to Met Éireann's farming forecast, rainfall amounts will be two to four times the normal range.

Declan Kelly nets Serena Williams business

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 17:51
Tipperary native and New York City based entrepreneur, Declan Kelly has secured another coup after his Consello Group today announced a wide-ranging advisory relationship with 23-time Grand Slam champion and businesswoman Serena Williams across all of her business interests globally.

Cian Murphy to take over as CEO of lottery operator

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 17:42
Andrew Algeo is to stand down as Chief Executive of the National Lottery operator, Premier Lotteries Ireland, at the end of June.

Why global supply chains are so fragile

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 16:01
Our intricate, modern supply chains are vulnerable to natural disasters, geopolitical tensions, and infrastructure failures

Tesla deliveries fall for the first time in four years

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 14:58
Tesla has today posted a quarterly fall in deliveries for the first time in nearly four years and missed Wall Street estimates, a sign that the effects of its price cuts are waning as the car maker battles rising competition and softer demand.

Ruling obstructs fight against climate change - Shell

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 13:49
Shell has today told a Dutch court a 2021 order that it should drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions lacks a legal basis and risks obstructing the fight against climate change.

Sharp decline in new electric car registrations in March

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 12:45
New car registrations in March were down 16% on the same month last year, figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show, with a marked decline apparent in new electric vehicle registrations.

Heathrow's Gilthorpe to become new Royal Mail CEO

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 12:22
International Distributions Services has today named Heathrow executive Emma Gilthorpe as the new CEO of its Royal Mail business.

General Electric completes its three-way split

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 12:04
General Electric has today completed its breakup into three companies, marking the end of an era for the industrial conglomerate pioneer that was once a symbol of American business power.

€24.6m spent on Easter eggs this year - Kantar

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 11:45
New figures from Kantar show that consumers spent an additional €9.3m on Easter eggs this year to bring the total spend to €24.6m.

Inflation falls below 2% for first time since June 2021

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 11:18
Annual inflation in Ireland fell below the euro zone-wide target of 2% for the first time in almost three years after slowing to 1.7% in March, a flash estimate of the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) from the Central Statistics Office shows.

Tips for saving money in Ireland as a resident and a tourist

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 11:04
John Lowe of MoneyDoctors.ie gives an eight-point summary of what to look out for, consider and take on board when it comes to finances, especially for those contemplating Irish citizenship.