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L'Oreal sales jump 9.4%, beating expectations

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 17:30
L'Oreal reported a 9.4% rise in first quarter sales on a like-for-like basis today, beating expectations and shrugging off concerns about a slowdown in leading beauty market the United States.

New health insurer plans to enter market later this year

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 16:49
Consumers look set to see more competition in the health insurance market with the backing by Aviva of a new joint venture led by former VHI boss Oliver Tattan.

ECB to push Austria's Raiffeisen to cut back in Russia

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 14:21
Raiffeisen Bank International expects to be told by European regulators to slash lending and payments involving Russia, the Austrian bank said today, ratcheting up pressure on the biggest Western bank in Russia.

SIPTU whistleblower claims she was 'union-bashed'

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 14:17
A veteran SIPTU official who said she turned whistleblower over alleged wrongdoing at a senior level in the organisation has told a tribunal that everything she believed in "came crashing down" when she claimed she was "union-bashed" by "the most powerful union in the country".

Planning for Ronan's Citigroup redevelopment refused

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 13:09
Dublin City Council has comprehensively rejected Johnny Ronan's planned 17 storey mixed use scheme for Dublin's Docklands.

Car tech firm Sonatus opens new R&D centre in Dublin

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 12:53
US technology company Sonatus has opened an R&D and engineering centre in Dublin to expand its engineering and business capabilities.

How rise of zero-day brokers is causing worldwide security risks

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 12:29
Zero-day hackers exploit security vulnerabilities in software that the developers of that software are often completely oblivious about

Apprenticeship system in crisis, Dáil hears

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 12:25
The apprenticeship system is in crisis and there is a backlog of 9,000 people waiting to qualify in trades, a Sinn Féin TD has told the Dáil.

Heineken to increase the price of a pint by six cent

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 12:19
Brewer Heineken has told publicans that it plans to increase what it charges for its draught beer products.

Groundskeeper nearing retirement awarded €15,000 at WRC

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 12:11
A groundskeeper who was nearing retirement when he said his bosses began "spying" on him, told him he was "slowing down" and replaced his broken electric litter cart with a manual version that he had to push 15km a day has been awarded €15,000 for ageist discrimination.

Alaska Air forecasts strong profit as travel demand booms

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 11:59
Alaska Air Group has today forecast current-quarter profit above estimates, driven by expectations of a strong summer season as travel demand soars.

Irish airport passenger numbers hit record high of 39.2m

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 11:24
A record number of passengers used Irish airports last year, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show today.

CWU threatens industrial action at DPD Ireland

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 10:41
The Communications Workers' Union (CWU) has threatened industrial action at courier company DPD Ireland.

ECB 'crystal clear' on June rate cut, de Guindos says

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 10:23
The European Central Bank has made it "crystal clear" that interest rates could be cut in June but has also been firm that policy decisions beyond that remain up in the air, ECB Vice President Luis de Guindos said today.

Repak appoints Zoё Kavanagh as its new CEO

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 10:13
Repak, which aims to enhancing packaging recycling in Ireland and promote a circular economy, has today appointed Zoё Kavanagh as its new CEO.

Norway's wealth fund posts $109 billion Q1 profit

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 09:23
Norway's $1.6 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, has today posted a profit of 1.2 trillion crowns ($109 billion) for the first quarter of 2024, boosted by strong technology stocks.

4 steps for millennials and Gen Z to develop a meaningful career

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 09:19
Developing a meaningful career involves identifying your values, passions and interests - and finding environments where you can thrive

Further energy price reductions in sight for households

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 09:11
There could be more good news on the horizon for householders with a potential further reduction in domestic gas and electricity prices.

Arrabawn's operating profit rises despite challenges

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 09:01
Arrabawn Co-Op, which has over 1,000 suppliers across Munster, Leinster and Connacht, said today that despite challenges in the industry, it reported a record financial performance across key metrics for last year.

Deliveroo returns to order growth in first quarter

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 08:41
Meal delivery company Deliveroo has today reported a return to order growth in its first quarter, with a 2% increase year-on-year driven by its operations in France, UAE and Hong Kong and continued strength in Italy.