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Dublin: 15 °C Saturday 24 June, 2017

Business - Today’s News

'Kildare, here we come': A top architect says Dublin's sprawl has to stop

Hugh Wallace, a judge on RTÉ’s ‘Home of the Year’, says high-rise buildings are needed.

Business - Yesterday’s News

Credit card fraud: Irish sports retailer targeted 172 times in two weeks

As the level of online shopping increases, ‘card not present’ fraud is on the rise.

Business - Thursday 22 June, 2017

The Trump Bump? An increase in trust for news media

A major new report gives Irish news publications some “chinks of light”, writes Dr Jane Suiter.

The advertising watchdog has handled its first complaint about a Snapchat influencer

Faces By Grace came under scrutiny over a post about a detox drink.

A 'hard Brexit' could hit Ireland's budget to the tune €500 million over three years

The ESRI has sounded a warning over the impact on the economy.

Business - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

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Barbie's boyfriend Ken is now multiracial, has several body types and may even have a man bun

It’s part of Mattel’s drive to make its iconic dolls more diverse.

Embattled Uber founder Travis Kalanick steps down as CEO

Kalanick had already been on a leave of absence aimed at restoring confidence in the scandal-plagued company.

Business - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Dublin's new 'stationless' bike company has stalled its launch over council concerns

The local authority warned the public that BleeperBike didn’t have its consent to operate.

Business - Sunday 18 June, 2017

How airports make a fortune flogging giant Toblerones and the like to flyers

Duty-free has become an essential business for international travel hubs.

High 'churn' and trouble finding new recruits have left the Central Bank short on staff

The financial regulator is likely to fall well short on its recruitment targets.

Business - Saturday 17 June, 2017

An Irish med-tech firm could make your smartphone and toilet 'superbug'-free

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile Kastus.

Business - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

RTÉ has sold off part of its Donnybrook HQ for more than €100m

Cairn Homes is expected to build more than 500 houses on the property.

Business - Sunday 11 June, 2017

The children of a major Celtic Tiger developer are building dozens of Dublin homes

Joe Moran’s Manor Park Homes constructed hundreds of houses across Ireland in the boom.

In the age of Trump, two American newspapers are flying the flag for hard news journalism

Already household names, Trump’s election has seen the New York Times and Washington Post hitting new heights with their investigative journalism.

Business - Thursday 8 June, 2017

A Cork hotel group is putting €50m into a project in the city's Victorian quarter

Trigon Hotels plans to expand the historic Metropole Hotel and build a sister property.

Pub kitchen at centre of salmonella probe among latest outlets closed over food safety

Seven closure orders and one prohibition order were served by the FSAI last month.

Business - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Ireland's largest-ever portfolio of rental properties is on sale for €425m-plus

The four developments, which are yet to be finished, are scattered across Dublin.

Business - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'Nothing to do with Enda leaving': Web Summit organisers announce Dublin event

MoneyConf, a financial services and fintech conference, has previously been held in other countries.

Business - Monday 5 June, 2017

Bono-backed startup says there's only so far you can trade on a famous name

“We believe we can be a €100 million company out of Dublin.”

Irish builders may soon be forced to join a register to prove they're competent

The move is aimed at restoring trust in the construction sector after the recession.

Business - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Leave your tent behind at festivals? Here's why you shouldn't

They usually end up in landfills, and are very difficult to recycle or incinerate.

Business - Friday 2 June, 2017

New Cork to Zurich flight route opens today

The twice-weekly flights will operate until September, with a view to them being extended if the route is popular.

British Airways bank holiday chaos likely caused by 'human error'

The meltdown, which saw 75,000 passengers stranded, was at first suspected to be the result of a cyber attack.

Business - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Nama boss: 'About €35bn is gone, but it was gone before we were set up'

The bad bank said today it will make a bigger-than-expected lifetime surplus.

Michael O'Leary among world elite heading to secretive Bilderberg meeting

Donald Trump will be on the agenda.

Business - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Just one in four of Ireland's key Brexit positions have been filled so far

Only 13 of 50 new Brexit roles created at Irish State agencies have been recruited.

Business - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Parents may no longer have a 'moral duty' to provide for children in wills

The Law Reform Commission has made some recommendations.

German and Italian airlines' losses will be Ryanair's gain as it orders more planes

A restructuring programme at Air Berlin presents a ‘massive opportunity’ for the Irish carrier.

Business - Friday 26 May, 2017

Irish customs have seized 200,000 fidget spinners as a warning goes out to parents

Consumers are being warned about fake fidget spinners.

Setanta Insurance customers waiting on claim payouts will have to wait some more

The Supreme Court yesterday made a significant court ruling about the wound up insurer.

Business - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Airbnb is now listing activities for tourists travelling to Dublin

Airbnb’s Experiences platform has launched in the capital.

Business - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Investor takes majority stake in Sam McCauley Chemists in huge €50m deal

The pharmacy chain was set up in Wexford almost 60 years ago.

The 'Clayton' brand spreads across Dublin as Ireland's biggest hotelier expands

Dalata is splashing out tens of millions to acquire part of two well-known Dublin hotels.

Dáil votes to keep AIB shares because the government forgot to vote AIB

Dáil votes to keep AIB shares because the government forgot to vote

“Remarkable way for it to happen,” Labour leader Brendan Howlin said.

Business - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Bank of Ireland has poached a senior UK exec for its new CEO

HSBC’s Francesca McDonagh will be the pillar bank’s first female chief.

Farmers who started 'illegal' gorse fires may have Basic Payment Scheme grants docked

A recent spate of gorse fires have caused havoc in rural areas around the country.

Business - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Inside the growing furore between Limerick residents and Irish Cement... over dust

The local cement plant is owned by a subsidiary of CRH, one of Ireland’s biggest companies.

Business - Saturday 13 May, 2017

This gadget will sound an alarm if your charger overheats

It recently won an innovation award.

Business - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Here are the specific things about Nama that the State will investigate

The commission of investigation will primarily deal with the sale of Nama’s Northern Irish loan book, otherwise known as Project Eagle, in April 2014.

Here are the winners and runners-up from the 'All-Ireland of Restaurants'

They might give you some summer dining ideas.

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