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Dublin: 18 °C Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Business - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Poll: Should GPs start charging for some medical card services? This post contains a poll

Poll: Should GPs start charging for some medical card services?

The annual meeting of the Irish Medical Organisation has heard that many general practices are struggling to survive.

Business - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Cuisine de France maker overturns payout for worker accused of showing up drunk

Swiss-Irish firm Aryzta had previously been ordered to pay €12,500 to the ex-employee.

Business - Friday 6 April, 2018

Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should paternity leave be mandatory?

The Irish Times reports today that the government is planning on introducing both two weeks’ paid parental leave and mandatory paternity leave.

Business - Thursday 5 April, 2018

€1.5m allocated to support fodder imports in effort to ease feed crisis

The first loads of feed arrived at Irish ports this morning.

Data Commissioner 'actively supervising Facebook’s progress in cleaning up its act'

Up to 45,000 Irish Facebook profiles may have been affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

Business - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Interest-only mortgages in the spotlight but lender says it has 'no concerns'

Fianna Fáil has called for the products to be looked at.

Business - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Spotify made its debut on Wall Street and rocketed to a $30bn valuation Streaming Cash This post contains videos

Spotify made its debut on Wall Street and rocketed to a $30bn valuation

The company debut valuation was more than Twitter and Snapchat.

There are signs housing supply is starting to pick up in Dublin - but it's stagnant elsewhere

Prices are – you guessed it – still creeping up, but there are signs the rate is starting to slow.

Business - Monday 2 April, 2018

'It's a bit scary' - in the buildup to Brexit, cross-border mortgages are looking increasingly hard to come by

Those working in the North and living in the Republic have limited options at present when it comes to mortgage finance.

Business - Sunday 1 April, 2018

The tourism trade wants to hire asylum seekers to plug skills gaps

The hospitality sector has been complaining of growing staff shortages.

Business - Saturday 31 March, 2018

'We are not the HSE's dumping ground' - after 48 years, is the State finally set to update its contract with GPs?

The current General Medical Services agreement between the government and GPs dates from 1970.

Business - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Irish-founded tech firm Intercom reaches 'unicorn status' with its $1bn-plus valuation

The company’s Dublin headcount is due to swell to nearly 400 as its funding tops $240 million.

Business - Monday 26 March, 2018

Central Bank expected to cease the printing of banknotes in Ireland

Siptu said the recommendation to close the print works in Sandyford is “strategically flawed”.

Fuming customers say tech retailer Click.ie hasn't shipped their phones or issued receipts

The company sells refurbished smartphones at at marked down prices.

Business - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'Historic gems' like Dublin's Custom House should just be used for tourism

The industry says there should be an official review of iconic buildings under State ownership.

Business - Saturday 24 March, 2018

'Fast ferry' service for Tory Island ends long-running row

Meanwhile, a retired surveyor who inspected the Queen of Aran vessel multiple times argues it’s “perfectly seaworthy”.

Business - Friday 23 March, 2018

Offices of Cambridge Analytica raided by UK information commissioner

Around 18 enforcement agents entered the company’s London headquarters at around 8pm to execute the warrant.

Business - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Competition watchdog to further investigate mooted Irish Times takeover of Irish Examiner

The investigating team has until 1 August to deliver its decision.

Business - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Dublin Fire Brigade warns businesses about advertising scam

Gardaí are looking into the scam.

Brexit could increase cost of milk, cheese and eggs by 46%

A hard Brexit could increase the cost of living by up to €1,300 per Irish household per year.

Business - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

'Appearances can be deceptive' - CEO falls on sword, but did Cambridge Analytica swing the US election for Trump? Puppeteers This post contains videos

'Appearances can be deceptive' - CEO falls on sword, but did Cambridge Analytica swing the US election for Trump?

Former chief executive of CA Alexander Nix is at the centre of a firestorm concerning the alleged swinging of the 2016 US election in Donald Trump’s favour.

Business - Monday 19 March, 2018

Cambridge Analytica executives filmed allegedly touting use of bribery, entrapment to swing elections around the world In The Shadows This post contains videos

Cambridge Analytica executives filmed allegedly touting use of bribery, entrapment to swing elections around the world

A new report by Channel 4 News includes undercover footage where employees of the shadowy data firm allegedly discuss the nature of their business.

Challenging the music industry: 'We'd get a cheque in the post for 10c'

We speak to Deadbots, who have found their own way of working within the music industry.

The Young Offenders gives 25-year-old song a huge boost - but band don't expect a windfall

We speak to the band’s drummer Ashley Keating about how they have coped with the many changes in the music industry.

Business - Sunday 18 March, 2018

The Sinn Féin bookstore made €350,000 last year... but things could still be better

The company has closed its retail outlet and now concentrates on internet sales.

Business - Friday 16 March, 2018

There is 'no evidence' to back up claim that an 'invisible border' is possible, MPs say

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has its doubts about the UK government’s plans.

Business - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Pictures: Gardaí and Revenue have 'dismantled' Ireland's first ever illegal cigarette factory in Co Louth

The factory was raided at its location in Jenkinstown, Co Louth, this morning at 8am.

Filmbase to go into liquidation after 32 years

The organisation is going into voluntary liquidation due to debts that have accumulated to the point where it is ‘unrealistic’ to continue operations.

Irish globetrotters will soon have their choice of Chinese cities to fly to

Flights to Hong Kong and Beijing are both starting in June.

Business - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Former TD comes centre stage in attempt by Denis O'Brien to name Declan Ganley in court action

Details of texts sent and received, and an affidavit filed in favour of Denis O’Brien, by Galway politician Colm Keaveney were detailed in the High Court today.

Business - Monday 12 March, 2018

'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza

The proposed College Green plaza has raised some businesses’ hackles.

Business - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Clare Co Council looking at idea of 'autonomous cars' to address rural transport issues

The council is exploring the concept of both an Uber-style system and the use of driverless cars and has gotten €25,000 in funding to do so.

Business - Saturday 10 March, 2018

So why won't insurance companies cover your 10-year-old car?

Many insurers refuse to offer policies for older cars regardless of their roadworthiness.

Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds

The college has run into several planning disputes with Dartry residents over student housing.

Business - Friday 9 March, 2018

Bars get green light for late drinking licence on Good Friday

A rule banning alcohol sales on Good Friday has been lifted.

'It's heartbreaking' - locals 'completely' reject latest state proposals to end Tory Island ferry impasse

“We were expecting proposals, not conditions,” says manager of the Tory Co Op Marjorie Uí Chearbhaill.

Big Tobacco made €7,900 for every dead smoker in 2015, according to a new report

The latest edition of the Tobacco Atlas says that the industry is maximising profits by targeting the ‘vulnerable’ in places like Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

Business - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

'A truly sad day': NME to close print edition after 66 years

The magazine became free in September 2015, after years of declining sales.

A Cork Chinese and a Dublin Apache Pizza were both closed over 'rodent droppings' in the kitchen

Four other premises were also closed in February for different reasons.

We now know who'll be holding onto the Apple billions that are destined for Ireland

The money will be held in an escrow account subject to an appeal by Ireland.