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Business - Friday 26 January, 2018

'You wouldn't get this in the Third World' - locals up in arms over state of roads in Munster town

Tipperary Town may share the name of its county, but the standard of its roads is “no advert for the place” says one local.

Business - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Ikea is 'exploring the option' of opening a south Dublin store

But the flat-pack giant hasn’t committed to a new Irish location just yet.

The head of Ulster Bank has been poached by supermarket giant Tesco

Gerry Mallon has handed in his resignation to the lender.

Controversial electricity pylon plan takes big leap forward but some people aren't happy

The plan would link electricity stations in Meath and Tyrone.

Business - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Netflix has so cornered the streaming market it's now worth $100 BILLION

The company has 110.6 million paid subscribers across the globe.

Amazon's €1bn 'Project G' for Dublin gets the go-ahead

One of the men who tried to block Apple’s plans for Galway had lodged an objection.

Business - Monday 22 January, 2018

These are the Irish people making the exclusive trip to Davos this week

There are some debuts for Ireland’s top politicians.

The world's richest 1% swallowed up 82% of the wealth created last year

A new report by Oxfam has found that income inequality is growing.

Business - Sunday 21 January, 2018

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Kildare's famous 'Great Wall of Dunnes' is here to stay

Dunnes Stores has been locked in a planning battle over an expansion at its Newbridge store.

Three counties create 'energy-efficient zone' to attract jobs

Houses, GAA clubs and other buildings are being retrofitted with energy-saving materials.

'Try getting a job in your 50s and see how many people want to employ you'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin-based Hope Beer.

Business - Saturday 20 January, 2018

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FactFind: Is it actually a crime to download movies without paying?

After a court ruling this week, we were asked to find out the facts.

Business - Friday 19 January, 2018

Chairman of INM Leslie Buckley to stand down from his post

Buckley will exit the company at its EGM on 1 March.

Business - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Ireland's sovereign wealth fund is taking a massive punt on solar farms

An ISIF-backed project will look to build 20 farms along Ireland’s east coast.

Business - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

The company behind Birds Eye has snapped up Ireland's biggest frozen pizza brand

Goodfella’s Pizza is being sold as part of a huge €225m deal.

Business - Monday 15 January, 2018

Minister 'confident' school building projects not in jeopardy after construction firm collapse

The Department of Education said school buildings in question are approximately 90% complete.

Business - Sunday 14 January, 2018

'Laughable', 'a joke', 'cynical', 'opportunistic' - Zappone brought to task by parents over childcare fees crisis

The introduction of a universal subsidy for childcare in September saw many creches across the country raise their fees at the same time.

Business - Friday 12 January, 2018

This young scientist had to explain Bitcoin to Michael D Higgins

Turns out the President was up to speed on cryptocurrency.

Cows are by far the most dangerous animal for Ireland's most dangerous job

Two-third of injuries caused by animals to farmers were caused by cows.

Business - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Could banana peel be Ireland's next alternative fuel?

These Young Scientists think so.

Even the winter can't cool down the rapid growth in property prices

Prices were up by 11.6% over the year to November.

Business - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

David Drumm pleads not guilty to two charges in Dublin court

Jury selection is under way.

Business - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Meath pizzeria receives closure order after human excrement observed 'bubbling up through toilet bowl'

Seven businesses were served with closure orders by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) in December.

Forever 21 to close Dublin store and pull out of Ireland

The American chain’s Jervis Street store was opened back in 2010.

Business - Monday 8 January, 2018

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Poll: Do you have more disposable income than five years ago?

Disposable incomes in Ireland are growing at over four times the eurozone average, according to Ibec.

Ryanair says 'non-priority boarding' customers will have to place second carry-on bag in hold

The move is a bid to “speed up the boarding of flights and eliminate flight delays”.

Irish journalist named new editor of Glamour magazine

“I could not be more proud to take the reins of an iconic women’s brand at this pivotal moment for all women’s voices.”

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'

The National Women’s Council will be meeting with the BAI on the issue.

Business - Sunday 7 January, 2018

'I talk all the time - a treat for me is to not speak to anybody for a day'

Hotelier Francis Brennan talks about his admiration for watches – and celebrity chef Neven Maguire.

Why are Easter eggs already on sale in Irish stores?

Retailers say it’s because some people want them, but are there other reasons?

Business - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Ireland's biggest company is poised to save over €100m thanks to Trump's tax cuts

Building supplies firm CRH is selling its Americas distribution division.

A new report is predicting house prices to keep rising over the next 12 months

The Sunday Times Property Price Guide says prices in some areas could rise by up to 20% in 2018.

Business - Friday 5 January, 2018

Shop which told pregnant employee to 'look better and appear happy' ordered to pay her €18,000

The Labour Court ruled that Karolina Poslajko had been discriminated against by her former employer, Kildare town-based Clelands Supermarkets Ltd.

Business - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to do to keep your computer safe

Patches have been issued to help protect against the flaws.

Business - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

A new €160m ferry between Dublin and Holyhead will be the biggest of its kind in the world

The vessel will be able to hold 1,500 cars and over 300 trucks.

Business - Monday 1 January, 2018

Trump organisation's Doonbeg investment pays off for its 100% shareholder, Donald Trump

The US President resigned as a board member of the resort company but will benefit from revenues which soared by 30% to €6.5m in 2016.

The Guinness Storehouse is still the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland

More than 1.7 million people paid a visit last year.

Business - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Here's how banks plan to 'rebuild trust' after the tracker mortgage scandal

The initiative has been welcomed by Minister Paschal Donohoe today.

Business - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Plans for an office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground have been blocked

The property developer has appealed Dublin council’s planning decision to the national authority.

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