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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Business - Today’s News

Bus Éireann strike: National Transport Authority to 'step-in' on planned route closures

Bus Éireann is pressing ahead with cost-cutting measures. Unions have said they’ll strike in response.

Business - Yesterday’s News

Ryanair's chief trainer says Ireland should be the capital of the billion-euro student pilot industry

More than 500,000 new ‘skippers’ are expected to be needed over the next two decades.

Business - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Getting people to care about the environment? It's all in the pupils...

New research at Trinity College Dublin is aimed at better understanding what drives human choice when presented with a lot of information.

There's a bid to let Swedish workers go home and have sex on their break

A councillor is proposing a paid sex break for workers to spend with their partners.

'They don't want it slipping through their fingers': Just what is happening with the Cork Event Centre?

This week, an appeal for more money was put forward. But not that much work has been done on the site to date.

Firm behind the Insure My websites slapped on the wrist over fake testimonials was taken down after the complaint was lodged.

Business - Friday 24 February, 2017

Food processor Dawn Farms will pump €25m into its 'meat innovation' hub in Naas

The innovation centre designs products for restaurant chains and food manufacturers.

Business - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'The Ryanair of transatlantic services': Norwegian Air's Irish flights launched after three-year wait

The low-cost airline has announced its long overdue transatlantic services from four Irish airports.

A US judge has ruled you have a right to know all these actors' ages

The Screen Actors Guild thinks publishing actor’s ages leads to discrimination.

Business - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Digicel to cut workforce by 25% as part of 'global transformation'

It’s part of its 2030 strategy, the company said today.

Dozens of Dublin homes snapped up before building work starts

Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes is working on a new project with Nama.

'Our rights were breached': Here's how Apple will fight the EU's €13bn Irish tax ruling

The tech giant has been ordered to hand over the huge sum for illegal state aid.

Lidl is in trouble for advertising 'fresh' fish which actually came from Namibia

The complaint related to Lidl’s InisMara brand of fish products.

Business - Monday 20 February, 2017

Bank of Ireland 'Fomo' loans for students branded as 'irresponsible'

The loans were only offered to a select number of students at Dublin City University.

Tesco claims 45,000 people shopped at stores picketed by strikers

However, Mandate trade union says that the stores in question are experiencing an average loss of 80%.

Unions accuse Bus Éireann of 'seeking to collapse talks' around averting strike

A strike action scheduled for today was cancelled after a breakthrough at the WRC last Wednesday.

The figures that reveal Ryanair's 'very up and down' relationship with Shannon Airport

The budget airline has tried and dumped more routes there than at almost any other base.

Business - Sunday 19 February, 2017

'What do you do when your business fails? You pick up the pieces'

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile Sligo food firm Good4U.

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Poll: Do you get dragged into doing work while off-duty?

A new study has shown its contributing to people’s stress.

Business - Saturday 18 February, 2017

The 19 most expensive cities in the world to rent a property

Do you have a spare €1,946 per month?

An Irish med-tech firm has raised over €2m to help cut down on needless chemo

OncoMark’s test would make it easier to work out which breast cancer patients require the treatment.

As if we didn't have enough to worry about - here are five reasons why a GREXIT is back on the agenda

The will-they-won’t-they Greek financial crisis dominated the summer of 2015.


"We're paying more in rent to a landlord than we would in a mortgage - that's just pointless"

Attendees at KBC’s ‘mortgage lounge’ in midweek don’t see any future in staying in Ireland’s rental market.

Ireland spent €440k on a report defending Apple months before the EU's scathing tax ruling

But European officials said the unsolicited report from PwC ‘misinterpreted’ the relevant rules.

Business - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Topshop removes display barriers from Irish stores after boy (10) dies from head injuries in UK

The youngster died in an incident involving the units.

Ireland's corporate watchdog is suffering from a chronic staff shortage

There has been a 25% reduction in the number of staff at the ODCE in the past six years.

Business - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Why the Roscommon man running the food giant behind Cuisine de France has resigned

Owen Killian announced yesterday that he is stepping down as CEO of Aryzta.

Fed-up Asian companies are eyeing Irish relocation because of Brexit

Fed-up Asian companies are eyeing Irish relocation because of Brexit

The latest Morgan McKinley employment monitor also suggests the city brain drain is coming to a halt.

Business - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation

The Westwood Hotel in Newcastle has been sold – but it will stay open until next year.

'Time for Dublin to grow up' - Irish rents are now rising at their fastest rate EVER’s Ronan Lyons says height limits on Dublin buildings need to be loosened to prevent higher rents.

What on earth is Project Black? And why are Irish unions so worried about it?

Ahead of today’s projected strike in eight stores, Tesco’s controversial Project Black has the unions’ hackles up.

Business - Monday 13 February, 2017

Waterford Airport has entered 'detailed discussions' to bring back commercial flights

The transport minister will meet airport management tomorrow to ‘discuss its future’.

Business - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Tesco and union still split as Valentine's Day strike looms large

Nine Tesco stores are set to go on strike on Tuesday 14 February.

There's a scheme to save struggling Irish companies from going under, but it's never been used. Here’s why

The insolvency process was to help smaller firms struggling under unsustainable debts.

Ireland's biggest movie studio is up for sale, but developers won't be allowed build houses there

Wicklow’s Ardmore Studios, previously home to films like Michael Collins, is up for sale.

Business - Saturday 11 February, 2017

A Limerick firm that turns chicken manure into energy has signed a deal worth millions

BHSL expects to have €7 million before March to fund its expansion.

Bank of Ireland says 'vulnerable and elderly customers' won't be affected by latest changes

Customers will be told to use online banking or a self-service option when accessing certain services.

India could be the home of the next Mark Zuckerberg

Success stories include Flipkart, Amazon’s rival in India, and online supermarket Big Basket.

'It feels right': Why Second Captains are rolling the dice again

The gang is “giddy” with the excitement though.

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