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Sunday 18 November, 2018

Goodbye open-plan offices, hello couch calls: The future of being productive at work
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Goodbye open-plan offices, hello couch calls: The future of being productive at work

Nov 18th 2018, 8:15 PM 29,244 Views 8 Comments

We all waste time. Can tech help?

Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Ireland's a post-Brexit paradise for EU staff in the UK - but many are priced out of the move
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Ireland's a post-Brexit paradise for EU staff in the UK - but many are priced out of the move

Nov 13th 2018, 7:01 PM 1,258 Views 0 Comments

The cost of housing is too much for some, while taxes make high-earners think twice.

Monday 12 November, 2018

Europe's air safety watchdog echoed US warnings about Boeing's Max planes
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Europe's air safety watchdog echoed US warnings about Boeing's Max planes

Nov 12th 2018, 12:49 PM 1,254 Views 0 Comments

Norwegian is the only local operator affected by the ‘airworthiness directive’.

Saturday 10 November, 2018

Zara's owner is shuttering an Irish operation used to handle over €1 billion in global online sales
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Zara's owner is shuttering an Irish operation used to handle over €1 billion in global online sales

Nov 10th 2018, 1:01 AM 6,565 Views 0 Comments

The move comes as Inditex plans a huge expansion of its digital retail presence.

Friday 9 November, 2018

Award-winning Cork startup Thalman Health is headed for liquidation
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Award-winning Cork startup Thalman Health is headed for liquidation

Nov 9th 2018, 6:31 PM 1,969 Views 0 Comments

The three-year-old company was led by former Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur winner James Foody.

Thursday 8 November, 2018

Ikea has gone cold on opening another Irish store - because it's focused online instead
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Ikea has gone cold on opening another Irish store - because it's focused online instead

Nov 8th 2018, 1:01 AM 2,024 Views 0 Comments

The Swedish flat-pack furniture giant had been looking at opening in south Dublin or Cork.

Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Ryanair's website will be down for 12 hours – but its bottom line is safe
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Ryanair's website will be down for 12 hours – but its bottom line is safe

Nov 6th 2018, 6:01 PM 557 Views 0 Comments

Analysts say there’s a reason the airline scheduled the outage for this time of year.

Google's latest Dublin docklands property play includes space for 700 extra staff
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Google's latest Dublin docklands property play includes space for 700 extra staff

Nov 6th 2018, 4:03 PM 2,437 Views 0 Comments

But it’s not clear what the tech giant plans to do about the offices’ existing tenants, Mason Hayes & Curran.

Thursday 1 November, 2018

Ryanair insists its new baggage rules won't be a cash cow, but analysts see a €50m windfall
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Ryanair insists its new baggage rules won't be a cash cow, but analysts see a €50m windfall

Nov 1st 2018, 1:49 PM 795 Views 0 Comments

The no-frills airline’s new policy around cabin bags came into force today.

Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Plans for a €20m digital hub at Dún Laoghaire have been axed - but no one can agree why
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Plans for a €20m digital hub at Dún Laoghaire have been axed - but no one can agree why

Oct 30th 2018, 4:24 PM 1,011 Views 0 Comments

The Harbour Innovation Campus developer is at odds with the local council over permission for the office.

Saturday 27 October, 2018

'An inability to answer very basic questions': How an Irish 'virtual hospital' project fell flat
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'An inability to answer very basic questions': How an Irish 'virtual hospital' project fell flat

Oct 27th 2018, 6:01 AM 1,138 Views 0 Comments

Consultants for US firm Mercy Virtual said meetings with health officials were cancelled at short notice.

Thursday 25 October, 2018

Debenhams posted its biggest loss in 240 years - but its Irish digital sales are ticking along
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Debenhams posted its biggest loss in 240 years - but its Irish digital sales are ticking along

Oct 25th 2018, 12:07 PM 337 Views 0 Comments

The firm has revealed plans to cull 50 stores within the next five years.

Monday 22 October, 2018

'Don't believe everything you read' – Ryanair is bullish in the face of strikes and profit slips
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# Tourism And Transport

'Don't believe everything you read' – Ryanair is bullish in the face of strikes and profit slips

Oct 22nd 2018, 11:20 AM 212 Views 0 Comments

Ryanair executives have moved to downplay the scale of industrial action faced by the airline.

Friday 19 October, 2018

Delivery outfit Nightline recorded a big hike in sales the year it was bought by UPS
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Delivery outfit Nightline recorded a big hike in sales the year it was bought by UPS

Oct 19th 2018, 12:09 PM 1,033 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin-based company was due to go through a rebrand following the takeover.

Thursday 18 October, 2018

The College Guide To UCC: Shaky bridges, Boole, and the skull and crossbones
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The College Guide To UCC: Shaky bridges, Boole, and the skull and crossbones

Oct 18th 2018, 3:31 PM 12,576 Views 2 Comments

What new students need to know about the Rebel County college and its pretty campus.

Kildare Village has been ordered to cull an anchor tenant store from its €50m extension
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Kildare Village has been ordered to cull an anchor tenant store from its €50m extension

Oct 18th 2018, 1:59 PM 8,990 Views 0 Comments

The overall project was cleared, but the retail hub’s owners appealed against planning restrictions.

Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Blanchardstown Centre wants a new supermarket to fix its convenience store 'deficiency'
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Blanchardstown Centre wants a new supermarket to fix its convenience store 'deficiency'

Oct 16th 2018, 4:06 PM 3,312 Views 0 Comments

Dunnes Stores and Marks & Spencer both currently trade at the shopping centre.

Monday 15 October, 2018

Greencore has agreed to sell its troublesome US wing in a 'surprise' billion-dollar deal
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Greencore has agreed to sell its troublesome US wing in a 'surprise' billion-dollar deal

Oct 15th 2018, 10:38 AM 546 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin-based firm recently moved to restructure its US business after a profit warning.

Friday 12 October, 2018

A cloud hangs over Patisserie Valerie's Irish cafés as the UK firm battles a financial scandal
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A cloud hangs over Patisserie Valerie's Irish cafés as the UK firm battles a financial scandal

Oct 12th 2018, 2:14 PM 556 Views 0 Comments

The cake chain has two Dublin outlets, both located in Debenhams stores.

After raising over $100m, Irish-founded home services firm Handy has been acquired
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After raising over $100m, Irish-founded home services firm Handy has been acquired

Oct 12th 2018, 11:40 AM 989 Views 0 Comments

The terms for the sale of Oisin Hanrahan’s company were not released.

Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Building behemoth Sisk's sales dipped €150m - but were close to the billion-euro mark
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Building behemoth Sisk's sales dipped €150m - but were close to the billion-euro mark

Oct 9th 2018, 12:11 PM 927 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s biggest construction business has also moved to wind down its United Arab Emirates wing.

Budget 2019: Here's everything you need to know about today's announcement
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Budget 2019: Here's everything you need to know about today's announcement

Oct 9th 2018, 1:01 AM 868 Views 0 Comments

All the giveaways and tax hikes that are on the horizon.

Monday 8 October, 2018

Citibank fined €1.3m by the Central Bank over 'prolonged and serious' lending code breaches
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Citibank fined €1.3m by the Central Bank over 'prolonged and serious' lending code breaches

Oct 8th 2018, 11:49 AM 385 Views 0 Comments

The bank failed to obtain approval for loans to individuals who were related parties.

Friday 5 October, 2018

Odeon has pumped millions into its loss-making Irish wing as it plots new cinemas
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Odeon has pumped millions into its loss-making Irish wing as it plots new cinemas

Oct 5th 2018, 12:13 PM 1,424 Views 0 Comments

The brand launched in the local market in 2012 and now operates 11 cinemas.

Thursday 4 October, 2018

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff has been slapped down
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Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff has been slapped down

Oct 4th 2018, 12:19 PM 856 Views 0 Comments

Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.

Wednesday 3 October, 2018

A major hospitality firm has been warned over its operation of short-term lets in Dublin
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A major hospitality firm has been warned over its operation of short-term lets in Dublin

Oct 3rd 2018, 1:01 AM 6,036 Views 0 Comments

The council is conducting an investigation into apartment letting agency the Key Collection.

Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Great Outdoors is planning a new flagship store in an old Dunnes Stores outlet on George's Street
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Great Outdoors is planning a new flagship store in an old Dunnes Stores outlet on George's Street

Oct 2nd 2018, 1:01 AM 1,588 Views 0 Comments

The business wants to move out of Chatham Street, where it has been based for 42 years.

Monday 1 October, 2018

Michael O'Leary says strike action 'fear' has spooked passengers from booking with Ryanair
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Michael O'Leary says strike action 'fear' has spooked passengers from booking with Ryanair

Oct 1st 2018, 11:02 AM 391 Views 0 Comments

The airline’s forward bookings for the October school mid-term and Christmas period have been hit.

Friday 28 September, 2018

Ikea's Irish bosses have been accused of fostering 'a repressive, anti-union environment'
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Ikea's Irish bosses have been accused of fostering 'a repressive, anti-union environment'

Sep 28th 2018, 4:20 PM 1,011 Views 0 Comments

Mandate and several other trade unions have filed a complaint with Dutch authorities.

Thursday 27 September, 2018

'It could jeopardise the brand' – Salad chain Chopped faces closure of its Grafton Street outlet
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'It could jeopardise the brand' – Salad chain Chopped faces closure of its Grafton Street outlet

Sep 27th 2018, 11:48 AM 11,218 Views 0 Comments

Both the council and national planning authority said the store is in breach of planning laws.

Tuesday 25 September, 2018

The College Guide To TU Dublin: Study sanctuaries, the best bakery, and a spanking new campus
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The College Guide To TU Dublin: Study sanctuaries, the best bakery, and a spanking new campus

Sep 25th 2018, 2:17 PM 11,340 Views 1 Comment

All the info you need if you’re off to the capital’s biggest university.

The College Guide To CIT: Chillout zones, campus Olympians, and Christmas Day tales
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The College Guide To CIT: Chillout zones, campus Olympians, and Christmas Day tales

Sep 25th 2018, 2:12 PM 8,518 Views 4 Comments

The need-to-know bits and pieces for freshers in CIT.

The College Guide To GMIT: Five campuses, copper sails, and a school in an asylum
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The College Guide To GMIT: Five campuses, copper sails, and a school in an asylum

Sep 25th 2018, 2:08 PM 11,501 Views 4 Comments

What you need to know about the IT’s many campuses out west.

Monday 24 September, 2018

A planned expansion at Limerick's Troy Studios will make it Ireland's largest film facility
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A planned expansion at Limerick's Troy Studios will make it Ireland's largest film facility

Sep 24th 2018, 2:03 PM 800 Views 0 Comments

The firm behind the production facility has already spent €6.5 million creating the 32,000 sq m hub.

Ahead of opening its €5m Longford facility, Lough Ree Distillery has released its first blend
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Ahead of opening its €5m Longford facility, Lough Ree Distillery has released its first blend

Sep 24th 2018, 11:31 AM 762 Views 0 Comments

The new distillery and visitor centre will be built in an old post office in Lanesborough.

Saturday 22 September, 2018

Nap areas, meatball mounds and a 'tornado' vending machine - behind the scenes at Ikea
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Nap areas, meatball mounds and a 'tornado' vending machine - behind the scenes at Ikea

Sep 22nd 2018, 4:01 PM 5,558 Views 0 Comments

We take a tour of the Swedish furniture giant’s lucrative Dublin store’s little-seen areas.

Friday 21 September, 2018

SuperValu's owner is buying upmarket grocer Donnybrook Fair
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SuperValu's owner is buying upmarket grocer Donnybrook Fair

Sep 21st 2018, 10:44 AM 1,923 Views 0 Comments

The sale will expand Musgrave’s footprint in the Dublin and fine-foods markets.

Fingal is worried about 'substandard' elements of a 600-home scheme in Dublin's new suburb
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Fingal is worried about 'substandard' elements of a 600-home scheme in Dublin's new suburb

Sep 21st 2018, 1:01 AM 2,010 Views 0 Comments

A property group led by ex-Dunnes chief Liam McGreal wants to build 10 residential blocks near Clonsilla.

Thursday 20 September, 2018

The College Guide To WIT: Chill-out zones, hazelnut cappuccinos, and Home and Away in the bar
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# Kbc College Guide

The College Guide To WIT: Chill-out zones, hazelnut cappuccinos, and Home and Away in the bar

Sep 20th 2018, 9:14 AM 13,423 Views 5 Comments

Some tips for students starting in Waterford this semester.

Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Following a three-year feud with Cork council, Starbucks has closed its Patrick Street store
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Following a three-year feud with Cork council, Starbucks has closed its Patrick Street store

Sep 19th 2018, 11:21 AM 9,750 Views 0 Comments

The Irish operators of the coffee chain have opened numerous unauthorised outlets in recent years.