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BoI revises GDP outlook, but expects healthy growth

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 06:12
Bank of Ireland has downgraded its outlook for growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to 1% this year and 3.9% in 2025.

Dublin among the priciest cities for apartment building

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 06:06
Dublin has ranked as the second most expensive city in a list of ten when it comes to the cost of building apartments.

Aer Lingus and IALPA to attend Labour Court hearing

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 00:01
The Labour Court will hold a hearing this afternoon in a bid to resolve the ongoing pay dispute between Aer Lingus management and the Irish Airline Pilots' Association.

Aer Lingus and IALPA to attend Labour Court hearing

Wed, 07/03/2024 - 00:01
The Labour Court will hold a hearing this afternoon in a bid to resolve the ongoing pay dispute between Aer Lingus management and the Irish Airline Pilots' Association.

Claims RTÉ privatising some operations 'untrue', says DG

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 18:39
RTÉ Director General Kevin Bakhurst has told an Oireachtas committee that claims that the national broadcaster is planning to "privatise" elements of its operations are "untrue".

Why is there a shortage of Irish spuds in the shops right now?

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 17:58
There are two reasons why we are seemingly short of Irish potatoes at the moment and both are related to weather

Fed's Powell says US on 'disinflationary path'

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 17:29
The US is back on a "disinflationary path," Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said on Tuesday, but policymakers need more data before cutting interest rates to verify that recent weaker inflation readings provide an accurate picture of the economy.

WRC finds Pat the Baker driver was unfairly dismissed

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 17:17
A woman who worked as a van driver for Pat The Baker and claimed to have been "treated like an animal" by a third-party shop manager was unfairly dismissed from her position, the Workplace Relations Commission has decided."

US adds 6 companies to trade restriction list

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 16:30
The United States added six companies to its trade restriction list today, including four for their links to the training of China's military forces.

State's debt high but funding cost to stay low - NTMA CEO

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 16:17
Ireland's national debt remains high despite falling in recent years, the head of the agency charged with managing it has cautioned.

Government to dissolve NAMA and conclude IBRC

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 16:00
The Government has approved proposed legislation to dissolve NAMA and conclude the IBRC Special Liquidation.

Renewables provided a third of electricity in June

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 15:43
Electricity from renewable sources provided for a third of total demand in June, according to provisional data from grid operator EirGrid.

Oil rises on summer demand outlook and supply fears

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 15:06
Oil prices climbed nearly 1% today, extending gains to two-month highs on expectations of rising demand during the summer driving season and possible supply disruptions from Hurricane Beryl.

Stellantis invests $55m more in air taxi maker Archer

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 14:56
Automaker Stellantis will invest an additional $55m in Archer Aviation after the air taxi maker's flagship aircraft completed a transition flight last month, the companies said today.

Tesla's Q2 deliveries beat estimates on price cuts

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 14:20
Tesla's second-quarter vehicle deliveries beat estimates today driven by the electric-vehicle maker's price cuts and incentives that helped stimulate demand.

Tesla Ireland's profits double revenues hit record high

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 11:52
Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of electric car marker Tesla last year doubled to €1.98m.

Halving food waste could cut emissions - report

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 11:33
Halving food waste could cut climate-warming emissions and end undernourishment for 153 million people globally, the OECD and the UN's food agency have said in a joint report.

AIB & Bank of Ireland to offer Home Energy Upgrade Loans

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 10:46
Two more banks, AIB and Bank of Ireland, have joined PTSB in offering low-cost loans to homeowners under the State-backed retrofitting Home Energy Upgrade Loan Scheme.

Euro zone inflation slows to 2.5% in June - flash reading

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 10:09
The euro zone's annual rate of inflation cooled in June in line with analysts' expectations thanks to a slowdown in food and energy price rises, official data showed today.

How much does it actually cost to have children?

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 08:40
John Lowe of MoneyDoctors.ie analyses what is needed and what is genuinely compulsory when it comes to planning for children.

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