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Dealz to pay €7,000 over 'humiliation' of blind athlete

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 13:43
A paralympic athlete has been awarded €7,000 in compensation for the "humiliation" she suffered in a confrontation with a security guard who tried to tell her that her guide dog was not allowed in a Dealz shop.

Seven orders issued on food business in June - FSAI

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 10:42
Seven enforcement orders were served on food businesses by the Food Safety Authority in June June for breaches of food safety legislation.

ECB can continue to gradually lower rates, Panetta says

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 10:10
The European Central Bank can continue to gradually reduce interest rates without jeopardising the current fall in inflation, governing council member Fabio Panetta said today.

Meta, Vodafone optimise video to boost network efficiency

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 09:35
Instagram-owner Meta has worked with Vodafone to free up capacity on 11 of its European mobile networks by optimising the delivery of short-form video without noticeably compromising the viewing experience.

€120m paid out in Increased Cost of Business Grant

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 07:55
Enterprise Minister Peter Burke will update his Cabinet colleagues today on the Increased Cost of Business Grant Scheme.

BP expects weaker refining, trading to hit Q2 earnings

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 07:40
British energy giant BP said today that weak refining margins and oil trading were likely to dent its second-quarter profit, sending its shares down 3% in morning trading.

Stellantis to expand hybrid vehicle line to meet demand

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 07:28
Stellantis said today it would expand its line of affordable hybrid vehicles to 36 models in Europe by 2026, to meet growing demand for this engine type, an alternative to petrol-fuelled cars and electric vehicles.

Wizz Air sees delivery delays after Airbus cuts targets

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 07:15
Wizz Air expects further delays in deliveries of Airbus planes, but the budget carrier remains confident it can increase its capacity over the next few years, its chief executive Jozsef Varadi told Reuters.

Rocket using Irish technology systems set for launch

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 07:00
A new European Space Agency rocket using Irish-designed technology is due to be launched into space today.

Summer Economic Statement to outline size of Budget 2025

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 05:00
The Government will outline the size of the financial package for October's budget, when it publishes the Summer Economic Statement.

Summer Economic Statement to outline size of Budget 2025

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 05:00
The Government will outline the size of the financial package for October's budget later today, when it publishes the Summer Economic Statement.

Data availability an obstacle to sustainability reporting

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 05:00
The Government says a new EU law aimed at tackling greenwashing will strengthen the rules around the social and environmental information which companies have to report.

6.8% emissions reduction in 2023 a positive - EPA

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 00:50
Official figures showing a 6.8% reduction in Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions last year are incredibly positive news, the Director General of the Environmental Protection Agency has said.

IALPA to meet to consider Labour Court recommendation

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 00:00
The executive of the Irish Airline Pilots Association is to meet later to consider a Labour Court recommendation aimed at ending its long-running pay dispute with Aer Lingus.

Charity to pay mental health worker €13,000, WRC rules

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 17:12
A mental health worker, who was described as a "mad f***er" by a charity secretary in an unsent email, has been awarded €13,000 by the Workplace Relations Commission on grounds of discrimination regarding access to employment.

Profits at Irish unit of Glen Dimplex jump to €121m

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 17:04
Pre-tax profits at the main Irish based unit of Glen Dimplex, the electrical goods company owned by the Louth-based Naughton family, increased three fold last year to €120.93m.

Profits at Greyhound Racing Ireland fell 77% last year

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 16:56
A ramping up in the spend on animal welfare and race regulation at Greyhound Racing Ireland contributed to pre-tax profits declining by 77% to €243,143 last year.

China's BYD to open electric car plant in Turkey

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 14:54
China's electric vehicle giant BYD will open a factory in Turkey, as the company continues its international expansion.

EU opens probe into German state aid for Lufthansa

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 14:01
The European Commission has opened an investigation into the state aid granted by Germany to airline Lufthansa during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, it said today.

Cork Airport generated €1 billion for economy last year

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 13:01
New incentives on airport charges at Cork Airport were announced today for airlines who move routes and capacity from Dublin to Cork while the passenger cap remains in place in Dublin Airport.