NINETEEN STAFF AT BORD NA MÓNA’S power plant in Longford have agreed to return to work, ending unofficial strike action at the business, the Longford Leader reports. Forty staff had staged a work stoppage about a month ago over a pay dispute, and just over half of those returned to work last week. The dispute between staff and management is being taken to the Labour Relations Commission, which will hold its hearing next week.
# business - Monday 6 September, 2010
A FIRE HAS destroyed an agricultural co-operative store in Abbeyknockmoy, Co Galway. The blaze broke out at 5am this morning at the the Arrabawn store at Newtown. The cause of the fire has not yet been established.
Anglo asked Bank of Ireland to take it over on the same day the government announced the bank guarantee.
Indian businessman has outstanding debts including rent and court judgements left following earlier UK stay.
# business - Sunday 5 September, 2010
Labour Party councillors plan proposals to allow companies buy naming rights to Dublin landmarks.
“Advanced discussions” are being held about having U2′s world tour return to Dublin in two months.
The city council tells John Gormley that whoever triggers the contract’s break clause will be hit heavily.
# business - Friday 3 September, 2010
The good news is that it wasn’t as bad as predicted.
FM104 has formally confirmed that Jim-Jim Nugent will be returning to the station to host the flagship breakfast show, the Strawberry Alarm Clock. The DJ, who presented the 2fm breakfast equivalent until a few weeks ago, will be joined by Mark Noble on the new morning show, with both current hosts Jim McCabe and Niamh Crowley making way.
No – we mean, even more than it already does. They’re testing a somewhat creepy new ‘Subscribe’ button.
Fine Gael’s justice spokesman ridicules the justice minister’s idea of a “kidnapper’s tax” for ATM withdrawals.
One of the costliest inventions of the Celtic Tiger continues to haunt Ireland.
Westerners are paddy-last when it comes to naming squads.
Protests over rising food prices continue in capital Maputo.
Bid has “many possibilities of being chosen” apparently.
Local opposition to planned closure mounts.
The burger chain is taken over for $3.26bn. What’s that worth in Irish Whopper Meals?
The services sector is slowing down. Is a second recession on the way? And what does that mean?
The contract for the controversial Poolbeg incinerator might expire this week – opening the possibility of renegotiation.
# business - Thursday 2 September, 2010
Coastguard says 13 employees were blown into the water, and the rig is now leaking oil.
AOL IS TO CREATE 20 new software engineering jobs in Dublin, says siliconrepublic. The majority of the jobs will focus on developing the company’s global media channels. The internet services provider has been in Ireland for 10 years, and had announced 50 similar new roles in June.
The European Central Bank remains in crisis mode.
He’d be younger than most of the players.
Teen prodigy shows fogeys how it’s done.
FAI Finance Director steps down Exclusive
Finance Director Mark O’Leary resigns after five year stint.
The number of households now in mortgage arrears has risen by almost 40% in the past year.
# business - Wednesday 1 September, 2010
THE CANADA LIFE GROUP, an international financial services provider, says it will create over 50 new jobs in Ireland. Vacancies include actuarial, IT, sales and pensions business. The company currently employs over 500 people in Ireland, and runs its German business from Dublin, as well as the IT centre for its European operation.
Almost 400 homes repossessed in the second quarter of this year.
Maybe take the earrings off before training next time, Kendall.
New signing also announced as Leinster look to address front row problems.
Rovers look to put last year’s FAI Cup misery behind them. Surely they can’t possibly lose this one too…
Burger King is reportedly in talks about possible sale of its €1.8bn fast-food chain.
Quest for the glory of ninth place begins.
Classic rock station launches after two year wait.
All the big moves digested into one page, like some sort of Snack bar. Probably a yellow one.
The last post is sounded for annoying “HUMMMM” sound in Europe.
Wozniacki lives up to the hype, while Nadal endures a minor hiccup against Gabashvili.