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Profits at Harvey Norman Ireland nearly double to €17m

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 15:57
Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of retailer, Harvey Norman almost doubled last year to €17.13m.

Ex-host claims he was fired after making allegations

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 15:19
Former 2FM presenter Chris Greene claims he was penalised as a whistleblower and then sacked by RTÉ after he made allegations about sexual harassment in the workplace, the Workplace Relations Commission has heard.

Google Ireland pays out €5bn dividend as profits dip

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 15:12
The company behind Google's main Irish operations paid an interim dividend of €5 billion to its parent earlier this year, new accounts filed by the tech giant show.

Ulster Bank mortgages to lose offset facility next year

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 15:00
4,500 remaining Ulster Bank customers with offset mortgages are to lose the offsetting facility on their loans in the middle of next year.

German government likey to suspend debt brake again

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 12:50
Germany's ruling coalition is expected to agree a supplementary budget today that will temporarily lift a self-imposed cap on borrowing limits after a constitutional court ruling tore up the government's spending plans.

Firm fails to get WRC to consider discrimination case

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 12:43
The Workplace Relations Commission has refused to consider a case against an Irish investment fund by a UK stockbroking firm which has accused it of discrimination by refusing to let it buy in because its owner is from Russia.

What Manchester City fans have to say about sportswashing

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 12:31
How do fans reconcile the misdeeds of their owners with their identity as Manchester City supporters?

Sunak announces £29.5bn of private investment for UK

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 12:13
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced £29.5 billion (€34 billion) of private sector investment in Britain at a gathering of global executives aimed at catapulting the country back to Europe's top spot as a destination for foreign money.

Brussels gives green light to EU-New Zealand trade deal

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 11:51
Brussels has given the final green light for an EU-New Zealand trade deal that, while mutually lowering barriers for both markets, highlights the recent failure of EU-Australia negotiations.

Wayflyer cuts Peblo arm as it edges to profitability

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 10:21
Irish tech finance firm Wayflyer says it achieved monthly profitability in October as it continues its push towards full-year profitability by next year.

Dublin's tourism reputation damaged by riots

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 10:07
There is concern among the tourism industry in Dublin at the reputational damage to the capital following the violence and unrest last Thursday.

Why growing sales of large electric SUVs should raise red flags

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 09:30
Motorists are increasingly opting for large electric SUVs, but the climate impact of these vehicles should not be underestimated

TikTok owner to step back from gaming - report

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 08:09
TikTok maker ByteDance plans to wind down its Nuverse gaming brand and retreat from mainstream video games, four people familiar with the matter have said.

Bundesliga to invite investors for marketing rights

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 07:44
German football's governing body Deutsche Fussball-Liga has invited five financial investors to apply for a stake in the Bundesliga's marketing rights, two sources familiar with the matter has told Reuters.

Yuno cuts electricity rate for customers who fix price

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 07:39
Energy supplier Yuno has announced a new, lower electricity price for customers who lock into the agreed rate for 12 months.

Profits at Smyths Toys in Ireland rise 22.5% to €5.33m

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 05:00
Pre-tax profits at the Irish business of Galway headquartered toy giant Smyths increased by 22.5% to €5.33m last year.

Profits at Irish arm of McDonald's surge 157% to €43m

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 05:00
The Irish arm of fast food giant McDonald's recorded its most profitable ever year here last year as pre-tax profits surged by 157% to €43.16m.

Equinix deal to give businesses quantum computer access

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 00:01
Data centre provider Equinix has announced a new partnership which will give Irish businesses access to cutting-edge quantum technology in France.

Irish agri-food exports were worth €19 billion in 2022

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 00:01
Irish agri-food exports were worth €19 billion in 2022, with 165,000 people employed across the sector, according to the latest annual review and outlook report from the Department of Agriculture published today.

New domestic violence leave entitlements begin today

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 00:01
From today employers will be required to offer paid leave to workers who are subjected to domestic violence.