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2026 start date for offshore windfarm

1 hour 2 min ago
The backers of one of Ireland’s largest planned offshore windfarms off the coast of Cork and Waterford are targeting a 2026 start.

Kieran McQuinn: EU must learn from 2007 policy mistakes

1 hour 18 min ago
COVID-19 poses the single largest challenge to the Irish economy since the financial crisis.

Gender equality in business: The work isn’t finished yet

1 hour 38 min ago
Achieving gender equality in the upper echelons of the business world is no easy feat. According to research conducted by the 30% Club, Irishmen and women enter the workforce at the same rate, which is about 50:50.

Irish prop-tech firm reaches €1m in weekly transactions despite COVID crisis

6 hours 29 min ago
An Irish property technology company this week secured nearly €1m in property transactions, as it allowed estate agents to carry on business throughout the ongoing crisis.

Construction industry wants all building sites to shut immediately

Sat, 03/28/2020 - 12:48
'>Construction is not deemed as essential service by the Minister for Health

Mobile companies to be given extra bandwidth to handle Covid-19 surge in calls

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 23:35
'>Half of Irish households do not have a fixed telephone line.

Mortgage interest relief measures slammed

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 21:12
Mortgage rules remain too stringent, warn industry representatives, despite latest Central Bank figures showing the lowest level of quarterly mortgage arrears in almost a decade.

Consumer spending 'may fall 10%' this year

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 20:00
Consumer spending levels are likely to fall by between 5% and 10% this year, rather than increasing by 2%-3% as previously expected, one economist has warned.

Applegreen facing a 'material reduction' in profitability linked to Covid-19

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 19:06
Applegreen expects a “material reduction” in profitability in 2020, the scale of which will be dependent on how the Covid-19 situation develops.

Paddy Power owner's shares tumble as cash dividend pulled

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 18:30
Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment is to pay its 2019 dividend to investors in the form of shares, rather than cash, as it looks to prudently manage its reserves in the face of industry uncertainty prompted by the Covid-19 outbreak.

Central Bank warns insurance companies to interpret Covid-19 claims in favour of the customer

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 18:29
'>The Central Bank expects that the insurance industry will play its part.

Interim Examiner appointed to food distribution firms hit by Covid19 outbreak

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 18:01
The High Court has appointed an interim examiner to three connected firms involved in the food distribution business whose turnovers have plunged due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

ESB warns of financial, operational 'challenge'

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 17:45
The ESB has warned it will be challenged - both financially and operationally - by the coronavirus crisis.

Woman unfairly dismissed challenges refusal to pay award from Social Insurance Fund

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 17:42
A High Court challenge has been brought over the State's refusal to make a payment from the Social Insurance Fund to a woman who lost her job at a pharmaceutical company, which operated as a partnership.

Take care of yourselves and each other, say Killarney business leaders

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 17:06
'>Business leaders in Killarney have issued a clear message to the people of the town — a reminder that we are all in this together, and with a eye on the future when this covid-19 crisis is over.

Retailer Next sees share price tank on closure of online sales channel

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:30
Shares in clothing retailer Next tumbled by over 10% after it bowed to pressure from workers worried about their health and shut its online business, cutting off its remaining source of revenue during the coronavirus outbreak.

Gatwick to shut terminal and slash runway opening hours

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:04
Airlines have suspended the majority of their flights due to the coronavirus.

Irish start-up acquired by UK energy firm

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 15:45
An Irish energy-tech start-up, Solo Energy, has been acquired by UK energy firm, Smart Metering Systems (SMS).

Businesses planning to postpone bonuses and pay reviews into 2021

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 15:17
One in five Irish companies are planning to postpone bonus payments due to staff because of the Covid-19 impact on businesses.

Retail sales dropped by 4.3% in February

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 12:27
Retail sales fell by 4.3% in February compared to January this year.