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Thursday 21 December, 2017

From Business ETC One of Mayo's biggest success stories has racked up a multimillion-euro profit Manufacturing

One of Mayo's biggest success stories has racked up a multimillion-euro profit

Portwest is led by Harry Hughes, who was recently named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year.

Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From Business ETC There's a plan to force Irish energy companies to buy electricity from homeowners Resource And Energy

There's a plan to force Irish energy companies to buy electricity from homeowners

A new bill wants to make it attractive for householders to produce renewable power.

From Business ETC A French billionaire is taking control of Eir in a massive deal Internet

A French billionaire is taking control of Eir in a massive deal

The transaction will value the Irish telecoms company at €3.5 billion.

Tuesday 19 December, 2017

From Business ETC A Dublin air conditioning maker has been snapped up by a Swedish industrial giant Manufacturing

A Dublin air conditioning maker has been snapped up by a Swedish industrial giant

Lindab has acquired AC Manufacturing, which has dozens of Irish workers.

Monday 18 December, 2017

From Business ETC Irish shoppers are flocking back to Tesco in the run-up to Christmas Retail

Irish shoppers are flocking back to Tesco in the run-up to Christmas

But Dunnes Stores remains the most popular supermarket in the country.

Sunday 17 December, 2017

From Business ETC The company behind Cadbury has been told to give its Dublin workers a pay hike Food And Drink

The company behind Cadbury has been told to give its Dublin workers a pay hike

Mondelez workers at the company’s Coolock factory briefly went on strike last year.

Saturday 16 December, 2017

From Business ETC 'My cancer gave me a life check': Bobby Kerr on why he left Insomnia Coffee Food And Drink

'My cancer gave me a life check': Bobby Kerr on why he left Insomnia Coffee

It was hard for the businessman to step away from the company he spent 20 years building.

Friday 15 December, 2017

From Business ETC One of Ireland's biggest landlords has snapped up more than 100 Dublin apartments Building And Property

One of Ireland's biggest landlords has snapped up more than 100 Dublin apartments

Kennedy Wilson is spending €45m to buy the homes in the city’s north docks.

Thursday 14 December, 2017

From Business ETC 'It's a bittersweet day for me': Bobby Kerr is leaving his Insomnia coffee business Food And Drink

'It's a bittersweet day for me': Bobby Kerr is leaving his Insomnia coffee business

Over the last 20 years he has built the company into one of Ireland’s biggest coffee chains.

Wednesday 13 December, 2017

From Business ETC Why this Dublin woman left Melbourne to start a flower business with her in-laws Agribusiness

Why this Dublin woman left Melbourne to start a flower business with her in-laws

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Flowers Made Easy.

From Business ETC A major developer has been cleared to build a 16-storey apartment block in north Dublin Building And Property

A major developer has been cleared to build a 16-storey apartment block in north Dublin

The tower, which will contain over 100 homes, is being developed by Gannon Properties.

Tuesday 12 December, 2017

From Business ETC The number of homes to rent in Dublin is six times lower than it used to be Building And Property

The number of homes to rent in Dublin is six times lower than it used to be

The Central Bank thinks this could stop foreign companies investing.

Saturday 9 December, 2017

From Business ETC After years of trying, two locals are clear to build nearly 100 apartments on Bray's seafront Building And Property

After years of trying, two locals are clear to build nearly 100 apartments on Bray's seafront

The Freneys own the Star Leisure arcade, which is next to the prime development site.

From Business ETC Dublin is getting Ireland's first crowdfunded housing development Building And Property

Dublin is getting Ireland's first crowdfunded housing development

Linham Construction has secured a €1.5 million loan to build 10 apartments.

Thursday 7 December, 2017

From Business ETC Competition watchdog: 'There's no evidence of a banking cartel in Ireland' Financial Services

Competition watchdog: 'There's no evidence of a banking cartel in Ireland'

But the CCPC hasn’t ruled out the possibility banks colluded over the tracker mortgage scandal.

From Business ETC One of Ireland's biggest developers says it may never repay its €120m debt Building And Property

One of Ireland's biggest developers says it may never repay its €120m debt

Gannon Homes was founded by prominent Celtic Tiger builder Gerry Gannon.

From Business ETC Six years on, a thousand victims of an Irish Ponzi scheme still await compensation Financial Services

Six years on, a thousand victims of an Irish Ponzi scheme still await compensation

Custom House Capital misused more than €50 million that belonged to its clients.

Wednesday 6 December, 2017

From Business ETC 'At 22, I borrowed €1.5m to open a pub. I was ballsy then... now I'd be terrified' Hospitality

'At 22, I borrowed €1.5m to open a pub. I was ballsy then... now I'd be terrified'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Ernest Cantillon’s Cork businesses.

From Business ETC Promising Dublin tidal energy company OpenHydro is axing a big share of its staff Resource And Energy

Promising Dublin tidal energy company OpenHydro is axing a big share of its staff

The business builds huge turbines that produce renewable energy.

Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From Business ETC Athenry residents have made a last-gasp attempt to block Apple's €850m data centre Building And Property

Athenry residents have made a last-gasp attempt to block Apple's €850m data centre

The objectors are trying to get their appeal heard by the Supreme Court.

Monday 4 December, 2017

From Business ETC Irish Cement is being taken to court over emissions from its Limerick plant Resource And Energy

Irish Cement is being taken to court over emissions from its Limerick plant

The Environmental Protection Agency is taking action against the building company.

Sunday 3 December, 2017

From Business ETC 'It'll devastate the countryside': Laois locals object to one of Ireland's biggest solar farms Resource And Energy

'It'll devastate the countryside': Laois locals object to one of Ireland's biggest solar farms

The project is planned for a site the size of nearly 200 soccer pitches.

Saturday 2 December, 2017

From Business ETC The Irish firm controlled by super agent Jorge Mendes has paid out a whopping €80m Sports

The Irish firm controlled by super agent Jorge Mendes has paid out a whopping €80m

Mendes represents soccer stars like Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho.

Thursday 30 November, 2017

From Business ETC A huge housing project that spooked Wicklow clay pigeon shooters has been scuppered Building And Property

A huge housing project that spooked Wicklow clay pigeon shooters has been scuppered

Bray Clay Pigeon Club was among those fighting the 658-home development.

Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From Business ETC 'My choice was to knuckle down and do something for myself - or emigrate' Health

'My choice was to knuckle down and do something for myself - or emigrate'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin-based Docklands Dental.

From Business ETC The Irish Stock Exchange is being sold in a deal worth over €130m Financial Services

The Irish Stock Exchange is being sold in a deal worth over €130m

It is being acquired by Euronext, which owns the main stock exchange in Paris.

From Business ETC Google is now one of the biggest corporate taxpayers in Ireland Internet

Google is now one of the biggest corporate taxpayers in Ireland

The tech giant paid over €160m in company tax here last year.

Sunday 26 November, 2017

From Business ETC The firm behind the Tyrrelstown controversy has lost in a bid to knock Dalkey Manor Building And Property

The firm behind the Tyrrelstown controversy has lost in a bid to knock Dalkey Manor

Twinlite wanted to build dozens of luxury houses at the prime site.

Saturday 25 November, 2017

From Business ETC Bray Wanderers invokes the 'great' Johnny Ronan in an effort to build hundreds of apartments Sports

Bray Wanderers invokes the 'great' Johnny Ronan in an effort to build hundreds of apartments

The club wants to redevelop its historic home stadium, the Carlisle Grounds.

Friday 24 November, 2017

From Business ETC The well-known Blackrock Clinic racked up a huge profit last year Health

The well-known Blackrock Clinic racked up a huge profit last year

The hospital is part-owned by Irish beef baron Larry Goodman.

Thursday 23 November, 2017

From Business ETC The Irish homes of the future could ignore big companies and buy electricity from each other Resource And Energy

The Irish homes of the future could ignore big companies and buy electricity from each other

The head of ESB Networks wants homeowners to be able to play the energy market.

Wednesday 22 November, 2017

From Business ETC 'Brexit hit us hard and I had to make half our staff redundant. It was dreadful' Food And Drink

'Brexit hit us hard and I had to make half our staff redundant. It was dreadful'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Waterford-based Chia Bia.

From Business ETC One of Google's Irish companies took in €1bn in sales. It paid €700k in tax Internet

One of Google's Irish companies took in €1bn in sales. It paid €700k in tax

The firm is responsible for Google Play store and device sales.

From Business ETC Irish insurance brokers could soon be made to reveal their commissions Policy

Irish insurance brokers could soon be made to reveal their commissions

New rules would mean financial advisers will have to be more transparent with customers.

Monday 20 November, 2017

From Business ETC Norah Casey is selling most of her magazine empire to the firm behind Irish Central Media And Arts

Norah Casey is selling most of her magazine empire to the firm behind Irish Central

Irish Studio will acquire six publications including Irish Tatler.

Sunday 19 November, 2017

From Business ETC Whatever happened to... a gigantic underwater tunnel linking Ireland and the UK? Building And Property

Whatever happened to... a gigantic underwater tunnel linking Ireland and the UK?

The idea to connect the two islands by rail has been around for over 100 years.

Saturday 18 November, 2017

From Business ETC 'We need high-quality public transport. Cork and Galway should get light rail' Policy

'We need high-quality public transport. Cork and Galway should get light rail'

Plans for how Ireland will be developed over the next two decades are already under fire.

Thursday 16 November, 2017

From Business ETC European cash will bankroll Limerick city centre's biggest-ever project Building And Property

European cash will bankroll Limerick city centre's biggest-ever project

The European Investment Bank has committed €85m to the Opera site plan.

From Business ETC Plans to open a big new hotel and casino in Offaly have been scuppered Building And Property

Plans to open a big new hotel and casino in Offaly have been scuppered

The new development would have been connected to the existing four-star Bridge Hotel.

Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From Business ETC 'There's a lesson to be learned': Push to reveal details of Sugarman bank probe Policy

'There's a lesson to be learned': Push to reveal details of Sugarman bank probe

The Central Bank is being pressed to make public its investigation into Unicredit breaches.