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B&Q owner Kingfisher insists turnaround on track despite profits slump

3 hours 45 min ago
The retailer posted a 30% fall in statutory half-year pre-tax profits to £281 million (€316 million), with underlying profits down 15%.

Danish bank CEO quits amid money laundering scandal

4 hours 48 min ago
Thomas Borgen has stepped down as an internal report found suspicious transactions at Danske Bank’s Estonian branch.

Irish designer Orla Kiely closes retail stores and online business

5 hours 35 min ago
Irish designer Orla Kiely has closed her retail stores and online business.

Tesco launches discount store Jack’s to take on Lidl and Aldi

6 hours 26 min ago
Up to 15 stores will open in the UK over the next year.

Freshly Chopped announce 70 new Irish jobs

7 hours 45 min ago
Freshly Chopped has announced 150 jobs across ten new outlets in Ireland, Cyprus and Britain before Christmas.

Final tender submitted for rural broadband plan

9 hours 18 min ago
The sole bidder for the long-mooted National Broadband Plan says it has submitted a final tender for the project, six years after the vision was first mooted by the former coalition government.

Stocks weather tariff moves amid US-Chinese trade dispute

9 hours 33 min ago
Global equity markets gained as the latest tit-for-tat US-Chinese trade dispute was seen as barely denting world growth, while US Treasury yields rose in anticipation the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates this year and next.

United Oil raises £3m to fund new ventures

9 hours 42 min ago
Irish exploration company United Oil and Gas has said it is evaluating “a number” of potential projects after raising gross proceeds of £3m (€3.4m) in a share placing to fund development work.

PwC to create 80 jobs in Cork

9 hours 57 min ago
Professional services giant PwC is to hire 80 staff and expand its office space in Cork amid “exponential growth in demand” for cybersecurity protection services.

Green Reit eyes more warehouses as profits jump

10 hours 18 min ago
Publicly-quoted property investment fund Green Reit has said it views logistics and warehousing premises as being one of its main growth prospects in the future, after reporting an 11% jump in profit for a year which saw it focus more on office and warehouse investment and less on retail.

Kerry bids for Russian growth with Moscow plant

10 hours 48 min ago
Kerry Group is eyeing a major role in the rapidly growing foodservice market in Russia, having added to its presence in the country with the opening of its first production plant.

EU to scrap legal action as Apple pays €13bn back-tax

11 hours 3 min ago
The EU regulator's plans to drop legal action against Ireland after iPhone maker Apple paid €13.1bn in back taxes following a regulatory order two years ago, the European Commission has said.

Zalando cuts outlook again as shares see 20% drop

11 hours 24 min ago
Zalando, Europe’s biggest online only fashion retailer, has cut its 2018 outlook for a second time in as many months, saying a long, hot summer had taken its toll and wiping as much as 20% off the value of its shares.

Tesla gets DOJ request for documents over Musk statements

11 hours 33 min ago
Tesla has announced that it received a request for documents from the US Department of Justice over chief executive Elon Musk’s public statements in August about taking the electric carmaker private.

Ireland on course to become Europe’s tech capital – Leo Varadkar

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:33
The Taoiseach said the country is a beacon for liberal western democratic values.

EU-Irish solidarity on Brexit is ‘rock-solid’ despite fears

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 21:31
Solidarity between the EU and the Government is “rock-solid”, insists Tánaiste Simon Coveney, amid fears some members may press Ireland to drop its opposition to wide-ranging corporate tax reform in return for EU backing on Brexit.

Oxford Global Resources staff cover the distance in charity spin-off

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 18:03
Staff at Oxford Global Resources, Penrose Quay in Cork city have taken part in the ultimate spin-off for charity.

Shell to ditch ‘hated’ North Sea rota system

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:02
The move comes after union calls for the cycle to be changed.

Apple's Irish state aid tax bill paid in full to Government

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 15:02
Apple has paid the full €13bn owed in taxes to the Irish government.

Primark donates half a million to Belfast traders hit by its store fire

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:37
Many shops around structurally unsafe historic building remain shut.