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Saturday 3 March, 2018

Starbucks has faced almost no penalty for opening stores without planning approval
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Starbucks has faced almost no penalty for opening stores without planning approval

Mar 3rd 2018, 6:00 AM 6,025 Views 0 Comments

Two councils are taking legal action against the coffee giant, but things are moving slowly.

Wednesday 28 February, 2018

'I went from working in a flash office in Dublin to a laneway in Ennis. It was a shock'
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# Startups And Tech

'I went from working in a flash office in Dublin to a laneway in Ennis. It was a shock'

Feb 28th 2018, 5:33 PM 2,467 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Limerick telecoms infrastructure firm 4Site.

Tuesday 27 February, 2018

The head of the last National Broadband Plan bidder has suddenly resigned
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# Startups And Tech

The head of the last National Broadband Plan bidder has suddenly resigned

Feb 27th 2018, 10:40 AM 1,447 Views 0 Comments

Conal Henry has stepped down as the CEO of Enet.

Monday 26 February, 2018

A huge investment firm has taken control of Ireland's biggest hotel
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A huge investment firm has taken control of Ireland's biggest hotel

Feb 26th 2018, 10:01 AM 2,553 Views 0 Comments

Tetrarch Capital will now fully own the Citywest.

Sunday 25 February, 2018

Why councils will soon be fining themselves for owning vacant housing sites
# Policy And Economy
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# Policy And Economy

Why councils will soon be fining themselves for owning vacant housing sites

Feb 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 1,342 Views 0 Comments

The vacant sites levy was introduced to free up land for homes.

Thursday 22 February, 2018

Profits have soared at Ireland's biggest private landlord as rents climb
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Profits have soared at Ireland's biggest private landlord as rents climb

Feb 22nd 2018, 11:27 AM 888 Views 0 Comments

Ires REIT has a portfolio of nearly 2,500 apartments, most of which are in Dublin.

Wednesday 21 February, 2018

'I took over a business that two people spent 10 years building. It was emotional'
# Media And Marketing
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# Media And Marketing

'I took over a business that two people spent 10 years building. It was emotional'

Feb 21st 2018, 7:08 PM 2,422 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin firm Cogs & Marvel.

'Cheap political point-scoring' could hinder Permanent TSB's huge loan sale
# Policy And Economy
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# Policy And Economy

'Cheap political point-scoring' could hinder Permanent TSB's huge loan sale

Feb 21st 2018, 12:44 PM 287 Views 0 Comments

Analysts say the state-owned bank may get less money than expected.

A major US fund is selling more than 100 apartments in Cork city
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# Building And Property

A major US fund is selling more than 100 apartments in Cork city

Feb 21st 2018, 10:39 AM 808 Views 0 Comments

Most of the ‘City Square’ complex is expected to sell for about €30m.

Tuesday 20 February, 2018

The company behind Bulmers is having big problems selling cider in the US
# Food And Drink
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# Food And Drink

The company behind Bulmers is having big problems selling cider in the US

Feb 20th 2018, 10:29 AM 2,377 Views 0 Comments

C&C’s distribution deal with the Pabst Brewing Company has come to an end.

Monday 19 February, 2018

A major Dublin-based insurance firm has been banned from issuing new policies
# Financial Services
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# Financial Services

A major Dublin-based insurance firm has been banned from issuing new policies

Feb 19th 2018, 5:12 PM 1,640 Views 0 Comments

CBL Insurance has about 12,500 customers throughout Europe.

Irish bookmakers have offloaded their gambling site set up to rival Paddy Power
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# Sports

Irish bookmakers have offloaded their gambling site set up to rival Paddy Power

Feb 19th 2018, 1:00 AM 5,647 Views 0 Comments

Independent bookies launched the loss-making Betpack in a bid to match bigger competitors.

Saturday 17 February, 2018

'It will be world class': Omniplex has bought the long-vacant Longford shopping centre
# Building And Property
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# Building And Property

'It will be world class': Omniplex has bought the long-vacant Longford shopping centre

Feb 17th 2018, 2:00 PM 8,471 Views 0 Comments

The cinema group is hoping to breathe life into the complex.

Friday 16 February, 2018

The long-awaited Dart Underground looks to have been delayed again
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# Building And Property

The long-awaited Dart Underground looks to have been delayed again

Feb 16th 2018, 6:41 PM 2,945 Views 0 Comments

Plans to build the tunnel were first proposed over 40 years ago.

Thursday 15 February, 2018

A huge UK private equity firm has snapped up a wealthy Irish software company
# Financial Services
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# Financial Services

A huge UK private equity firm has snapped up a wealthy Irish software company

Feb 15th 2018, 11:44 AM 1,994 Views 0 Comments

Pollen Street Capital has bought Vision Blue Solutions.

Wednesday 14 February, 2018

'Running a business at 63, your notions of conquering the world tend to disappear'
# Retail And Services
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# Retail And Services

'Running a business at 63, your notions of conquering the world tend to disappear'

Feb 14th 2018, 6:04 PM 2,578 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Cork firm Hallisey & Partners.

Two brothers building apartments on Bray's seafront have shared a multimillion-euro payday
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# Building And Property

Two brothers building apartments on Bray's seafront have shared a multimillion-euro payday

Feb 14th 2018, 4:34 PM 3,388 Views 0 Comments

Brian and Gerard Freney own the well-known Star Leisure arcade.

Irish house prices have soared again and people's wages can't keep up
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Irish house prices have soared again and people's wages can't keep up

Feb 14th 2018, 1:13 PM 2,938 Views 0 Comments

The cost of a home is up by more than 12% in the last year.

Fallon & Byrne is opening a fancy new food hall in Dundrum Town Centre
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# Food And Drink

Fallon & Byrne is opening a fancy new food hall in Dundrum Town Centre

Feb 14th 2018, 10:50 AM 1,571 Views 0 Comments

The outlet will anchor a new development at Ireland’s biggest shopping centre.

Monday 12 February, 2018

Here's what we know so far about the plan to sell Ireland's oldest stockbroker
# Financial Services
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# Financial Services

Here's what we know so far about the plan to sell Ireland's oldest stockbroker

Feb 12th 2018, 5:17 PM 1,178 Views 0 Comments

Goodbody looks like it will be snapped up by a Chinese buyer in a €100m deal.

Saturday 10 February, 2018

Whatever happened to... a €180m plan to regenerate a troubled Dublin flat complex?
# Building And Property
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# Building And Property

Whatever happened to... a €180m plan to regenerate a troubled Dublin flat complex?

Feb 10th 2018, 2:00 PM 1,953 Views 0 Comments

Developer Bernard McNamara was to rebuild the O’Devaney Gardens during the boom.

'We can't afford to give a pub €5,000': Craft producers hit out at exclusive drinks deals
# Food And Drink
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# Food And Drink

'We can't afford to give a pub €5,000': Craft producers hit out at exclusive drinks deals

Feb 10th 2018, 6:00 AM 1,773 Views 0 Comments

Many craft drinks producers say sweeteners offered by big companies are locking them out.

Thursday 8 February, 2018

A huge French company is taking over one of Ireland's biggest recruitment firms
# Work
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# Work

A huge French company is taking over one of Ireland's biggest recruitment firms

Feb 8th 2018, 11:13 AM 986 Views 0 Comments

Dublin-based Sigmar is the third-biggest staffing outfit in the country.

Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Why this tech professional left a multinational to become a Mayo hypnotherapist
# Startups And Tech
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# Startups And Tech

Why this tech professional left a multinational to become a Mayo hypnotherapist

Feb 7th 2018, 6:25 PM 1,561 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Castlebar broadband firm Westnet.

Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Donabate residents are fighting a plan to build 'overbearing' three-storey apartment blocks
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# Building And Property

Donabate residents are fighting a plan to build 'overbearing' three-storey apartment blocks

Feb 6th 2018, 1:00 AM 2,412 Views 0 Comments

Prominent developer McGarrell Reilly wants to build over 250 homes in north Dublin.

Monday 5 February, 2018

Dozens of developers are fighting to keep their lands off the vacant sites list
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Dozens of developers are fighting to keep their lands off the vacant sites list

Feb 5th 2018, 1:00 AM 4,192 Views 0 Comments

The measure was set up to stop land hoarding and free up sites for housing.

Sunday 4 February, 2018

'You could be offered €100,000 - it's big money': Pubs reveal drinks firms' exclusive deals
# Food And Drink
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# Food And Drink

'You could be offered €100,000 - it's big money': Pubs reveal drinks firms' exclusive deals

Feb 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,217 Views 0 Comments

Heineken has already been accused of using its clout to squeeze out rivals.

Friday 2 February, 2018

The firm behind the controversy magnet White Moose Cafe has raked in nearly €100,000
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# Food And Drink

The firm behind the controversy magnet White Moose Cafe has raked in nearly €100,000

Feb 2nd 2018, 5:55 PM 5,564 Views 0 Comments

Manager Paul Stenson is currently in the midst of a spat with a blogger.

Thursday 1 February, 2018

US private equity giant Oaktree has snapped up Tallaght's Square shopping centre
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US private equity giant Oaktree has snapped up Tallaght's Square shopping centre

Feb 1st 2018, 4:37 PM 1,499 Views 0 Comments

The centre is planning a major expansion after winning a court battle with Dunnes Stores.

Wednesday 31 January, 2018

'I put on my brother's second-hand suit and knocked on doors to get my first job'
# Financial Services
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# Financial Services

'I put on my brother's second-hand suit and knocked on doors to get my first job'

Jan 31st 2018, 6:46 PM 867 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Getcover.ie.

'I'm careful with my words': Conor Skehan stands by his 'gaming the system' comments
# Building And Property
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# Building And Property

'I'm careful with my words': Conor Skehan stands by his 'gaming the system' comments

Jan 31st 2018, 5:43 PM 504 Views 0 Comments

The chair of Ireland’s Housing Agency is one of the government’s top advisors.

John Delaney's furniture business has tumbled further into the red
# Sports
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# Sports

John Delaney's furniture business has tumbled further into the red

Jan 31st 2018, 11:25 AM 2,744 Views 0 Comments

The FAI boss is the biggest shareholder in Tipperary-based Gerfurn.

Tuesday 30 January, 2018

The Irish taxpayer will pick up the tab for bust Setanta Insurance
# Policy
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# Policy

The Irish taxpayer will pick up the tab for bust Setanta Insurance

Jan 30th 2018, 3:32 PM 1,388 Views 0 Comments

The total cost of the claims could be in the region of €90m.

The famous 'Jonathan Swift' ferry that runs from Dublin to Holyhead is being sold
# Tourism
From Business ETC
# Tourism

The famous 'Jonathan Swift' ferry that runs from Dublin to Holyhead is being sold

Jan 30th 2018, 11:11 AM 1,102 Views 0 Comments

Irish Continental Group is offloading the vessel for over €15m.

Monday 29 January, 2018

Two building giants battling over pyrite 'should make sure homeowners are paid first'
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
# Building And Property

Two building giants battling over pyrite 'should make sure homeowners are paid first'

Jan 29th 2018, 6:00 PM 7,161 Views 0 Comments

Ballymore Group is suing Ireland’s biggest company, CRH.

Sunday 28 January, 2018

One of Ireland's wealthiest families is building a leisure centre on the Wexford seafront
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One of Ireland's wealthiest families is building a leisure centre on the Wexford seafront

Jan 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 11,138 Views 0 Comments

Two other local operators have been accused of trying to stall the plan.

Saturday 27 January, 2018

Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market
# Transport
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# Transport

Competition officials are virtually powerless to police a €700m car loan market

Jan 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 2,494 Views 0 Comments

The UK is worried about sub-prime lending in the industry, so Ireland is taking a closer look.

Friday 26 January, 2018

One of Limerick's most promising software firms has splashed out to buy a US rival
# Software
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# Software

One of Limerick's most promising software firms has splashed out to buy a US rival

Jan 26th 2018, 11:44 AM 682 Views 0 Comments

AMCS could spend more than €5m on Brady Recycling.

Thursday 25 January, 2018

Solas ordered to pay €20,000 to a 60-year-old worker asked if he should 'take it easy'
# Work
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# Work

Solas ordered to pay €20,000 to a 60-year-old worker asked if he should 'take it easy'

Jan 25th 2018, 6:27 PM 1,303 Views 0 Comments

The state training body has carried out research on difficulties facing older people.

For the first time in years, Ireland's pubs will be allowed to open on Good Friday
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

For the first time in years, Ireland's pubs will be allowed to open on Good Friday

Jan 25th 2018, 4:14 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

The Dáil has passed legislation that will permit the sale of alcohol.

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