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Dublin: 15 °C Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Business - Today’s News

So what brands are Irish customers having the best experience with?

There are some surprises to be found in the results of the second annual Irish Customer Experience Survey. But fans of Irish Water might want to avert their eyes.

Business - Yesterday’s News

140 new jobs for Limerick and Mayo

It comes after 300 jobs were announced for Limerick last week.

These are the companies Ireland's graduates most want to work for

The latest GradIreland survey of employer popularity put accountancy group KPMG top with two Irish banks jumping up the ranks.

Business - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Ross welcomes Dublin Bus talks, says both sides now need to be given "space"

Dublin Bus says that the ongoing strikes have already cost it €4 million.

Business - Friday 23 September, 2016

Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach

Yahoo said names, email addresses, birth dates, and scrambled passwords were stolen.

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism

The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.

'Building up instead of out will prepare Dublin for 21st century city living'

Business groups are calling on councillors to scrap changes that would limit the height of some city centre buildings.

Business - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Foster's, Beamish and Murphy's sold in Irish pubs as local craft beer

It is believed this occurred in several dozen outlets Heineken Ireland trades with.

Former TV3 boss has just been made CEO of An Post

David McRedmond takes up the job next month.

Eir is hiring 100 new people to work on the rollout of rural broadband

Separately, BioPharma Engineering is creating 70 new jobs at its Dublin and Cork offices over the next three years.

Foreign investor firms responsible for around a fifth of Dublin house purchases

The sales are mostly to large, mostly foreign private equity companies and real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Business - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

The EU has scrapped the 90-day limit on free roaming charges

The commission announced the original ‘free roaming’ plans with huge fanfare last year, but when it unveiled the details earlier this month consumer groups were outraged by a limit of 90 days of free roaming per year.

There should be no tax cuts in Budget 2017, says the ESRI

The influential think tank said that the Irish economy does not need any more stimulation.

Business - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Here's how much your tax goes up as your wages increase

Workers here often pay more in tax than those in other European countries.

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home?

What are your plans?

A €500m investment yesterday and 300 jobs today - it's been a good week so far for Limerick

Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell-O’Connor welcomed the ‘significant announcement’.

Dealz planning violations: Dublin council refuses to issue enforcement notice

Documents seen by TheJournal.ie show there are planning issues around a third Dealz store, this time near the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre.

Business - Monday 19 September, 2016

Margrethe Vestager, scourge of Apple, is going after more multinationals

Late last week, 185 American CEOs asked German chancellor Angela Merkel to intervene in Vestager’s €13 billion Apple tax ruling.

Pharmaceutical BioPark to create 500 full-time jobs and 800 construction jobs in Cork

The site will feature Europe’s first eco-friendly prefab ‘KUBio’ facility, which allow Co2 emissions to be reduced by 75%, and water and energy use by around 80%.

People who make craft beer might get a happy boost in the Budget

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed told TheJournal.ie that he has been consulting with people in the microbrewery industry on how to boost business even more.

Business - Sunday 18 September, 2016

National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17'

After four decades at the helm of Europe’s largest outdoor festival, Anna May McHugh shows no signs of slowing down.

A Galway-based company is making Ireland's first ever stop-motion feature film

Morten is being produced by Telegael and will include stars such as Brendan Gleeson.

Business - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Another multinational is being investigated over planning permission violations in two counties

The investigations follow cases against Starbucks in Cork and Waterford.

Business - Friday 16 September, 2016

Thousands left without power in Dublin after electricity fault ESB

Thousands left without power in Dublin after electricity fault

A power fault has affected an area in the northeast of the city, covering Donaghmede, Howth junction, Sutton, and into the Malahide Road area.

Bus strike latest: Passenger falls ill on Dart as commuters face more disruption

Unions say that the company has done nothing to stop the dispute.

Business - Thursday 15 September, 2016

There will be a Commission of Investigation into Nama over Project Eagle

Fianna Fáil want an inquiry to look into the Government’s strategy for Nama to “accelerate the sales process”.

BAI upholds complaint against the 'Power to Power Ourselves' wind energy ad

A complainant said the ad, which features a haunting voiceover speech by JFK on Ireland’s destiny, ran foul of a ban on political advertising.

98FM accused of 'racial discrimination' in job application by Dublin woman 98FM

98FM accused of 'racial discrimination' in job application by Dublin woman

The company says that no such discrimination took place.

Escalation: Dublin Bus drivers will strike for an additional 13 days

The dispute is going into October.

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Poll: Do you have confidence in Nama? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have confidence in Nama?

The government says it does. But do you?

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school." Bus Strike Day Three This post contains videos

"It is a pain because I had to get up earlier and then I have to last the whole day in school."

Dublin commuters are being hit by the bus strike.

Business - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

The makers of Kerrygold have opened a huge €39 million butter factory in Cork

Ireland’s dairy herd is currently undergoing a rapid expansion following the end of EU milk quotas, but has been criticised due to the effect on Co2 emissions.

Insurance industry claims spiralling costs are returning premiums to "correct base level"

Politicians have been hearing about why costs are rising.

First-time buyers will be getting a grant to help them get on the ladder

Housing Minister Simon Coveney says it will come in the form of a tax rebate.

Business - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Car insurance: Commission investigates possible 'unspoken co-ordination' between firms

The CCPC is investigating possible breaches of competition law, due to industry players openly signalling upcoming increases in premiums.

Nama lodges complaint to Sipo after BBC Spotlight revelations

This comes after a BBC Spotlight investigation which cast doubt over the motives of one of their advisers.

Business - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Nothing illegal, nothing improper, no irregularities': Noonan defends Nama over Project Eagle

There are growing calls for a public inquiry in the controversial 2014 sale, to US investment company Cerberus Capital Management.

Cork is getting a new €90 million office block

The block is scheduled to be finished in 2018.

"Thousands of jobs threatened" in Irish pubs and restaurants following Brexit

Two reports published today have highlighted the stretched nature of the hospitality sector following June’s Brexit vote.

Business - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Over 120 Irish lambs have reportedly died of suffocation on a flight to Singapore

The animals were part of 1,700 young sheep flown from Ireland to be slaughtered in Monday’s Hari Raya celebration.

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