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Sunday 15 October, 2017

From Business ETC Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes as Keogh's goes from 'crop to crisp' Manufacturing

Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes as Keogh's goes from 'crop to crisp'

Tom Keogh shows us how the family-owned firm makes its products in north county Dublin.

Saturday 14 October, 2017

From Business ETC Why six-storey 'mansion apartments', not skyscrapers, could solve Dublin's housing crisis Building And Property

Why six-storey 'mansion apartments', not skyscrapers, could solve Dublin's housing crisis

Top UK architect Alison Brooks says Irish cities could copy classic London property design.

Thursday 12 October, 2017

From Business ETC A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under Manufacturing

A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under

Swift Composite Prototypes has been placed into liquidation.

Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From Business ETC 'We nearly signed a huge lease during the Celtic Tiger. I shiver when I think of the debt' Food And Drink

'We nearly signed a huge lease during the Celtic Tiger. I shiver when I think of the debt'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Galway food firm FeedThePulse.

From Business ETC Budget 2018 is over - here are some important things you may have missed Policy

Budget 2018 is over - here are some important things you may have missed

Key details about tax – and tax avoidance – flew under the radar.

Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From Business ETC 'Out of touch with reality': Property firms slam major stamp duty hike Building And Property

'Out of touch with reality': Property firms slam major stamp duty hike

The tax on commercial property was tripled in this year’s Budget.

From Business ETC Budget 2018 housing plans 'won't stop' Ireland's rising property prices Building And Property

Budget 2018 housing plans 'won't stop' Ireland's rising property prices

The government hopes it will be able to get developers building again in Ireland.

From Business ETC Dublin's convention centre raked in a multimillion-euro profit last year Services

Dublin's convention centre raked in a multimillion-euro profit last year

The facility was owned by boom-time builders Johnny Ronan, Richard Barrett and Harry Crosbie.

Sunday 8 October, 2017

From Business ETC 'There's a problem with Dublin. There's a danger it could self-destruct' Policy

'There's a problem with Dublin. There's a danger it could self-destruct'

The head of Mayo County Council says investment needs to be better spread across Ireland.

From Business ETC How Ireland could tackle its housing crisis in the Budget Building And Property

How Ireland could tackle its housing crisis in the Budget

Several property experts give their take on policies to alleviate the housing shortage.

Friday 6 October, 2017

From Business ETC The biggest Irish firm you've probably never heard of could be snapped up in a huge sale Resource And Energy

The biggest Irish firm you've probably never heard of could be snapped up in a huge sale

Dublin plastics maker One51 has been approached by private equity group CapVest.

From Business ETC Skyscrapers above Stephen's Green: How Dublin might look in 2050 Building And Property

Skyscrapers above Stephen's Green: How Dublin might look in 2050

Dublin Chamber has unveiled its vision for the capital by the middle of the century.

Thursday 5 October, 2017

From Business ETC Ericsson 'regrets' cuts as more than 100 of its Irish staff lose their jobs Internet

Ericsson 'regrets' cuts as more than 100 of its Irish staff lose their jobs

The Swedish company is facing falling sales and tough competition.

From Business ETC The new McDonald's? Irish healthy fast food chain Chopped launches in Cyprus Retail

The new McDonald's? Irish healthy fast food chain Chopped launches in Cyprus

The company said it is the first step in a wider rollout across Europe.

Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From Business ETC 'We lost €1m when an unhappy customer rang Joe Duffy. I still have nightmares' Health

'We lost €1m when an unhappy customer rang Joe Duffy. I still have nightmares'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile the Irish arm of Hidden Hearing.

From Business ETC Got a few million quid spare? This fancy Clonmel hotel is up for sale Building And Property

Got a few million quid spare? This fancy Clonmel hotel is up for sale

The property was once owned by hotelier Brian Brennan, who helped raise millions for tsunami relief.

From Business ETC How homeowners could be saved from a repeat of Ireland's pyrite disaster Building And Property

How homeowners could be saved from a repeat of Ireland's pyrite disaster

Latent defects insurance could help those who find problems with their homes years after building.

From Business ETC The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover €13 billion from Apple Policy

The EU is taking Ireland to court over its failure to recover €13 billion from Apple

The government said it is “extremely disappointed” by the move.

Monday 2 October, 2017

From Business ETC A Galway company that tracks truckers has been snapped up by a Nasdaq-listed firm Internet

A Galway company that tracks truckers has been snapped up by a Nasdaq-listed firm

Blue Tree Systems has been sold to Orbcomm.

From Business ETC A vulture fund-backed housebuilder will capitalise on Ireland's 'immature' property market Building And Property

A vulture fund-backed housebuilder will capitalise on Ireland's 'immature' property market

Glenveagh Properties plans to build thousands of houses across the country.

From Business ETC Timeline: The 17-year battle over plans for a huge incinerator at Cork Harbour Building And Property

Timeline: The 17-year battle over plans for a huge incinerator at Cork Harbour

A Belgian company wants to burn waste in Ringaskiddy, but locals have fought every step of the way.

Saturday 30 September, 2017

From Business ETC 'We wondered, would we die as a town?': How Westport was regenerated Building And Property

'We wondered, would we die as a town?': How Westport was regenerated

Council architect Simon Wall now wants to make the area an adventure hotspot.

Friday 29 September, 2017

From Business ETC Eight of Ireland's biggest firms paid no corporate taxes on their income Policy

Eight of Ireland's biggest firms paid no corporate taxes on their income

An official analysis also found more than a dozen firms had an effective tax rate of below 1%.

From Business ETC Ireland's master plan for the next 20 years 'has nothing to stop urban sprawl' Building And Property

Ireland's master plan for the next 20 years 'has nothing to stop urban sprawl'

The chair of An Bord Pleanála said we need to get cars out of cities.

From Business ETC A Temple Bar 'flying saucer' hotel could've been 'one of Europe's most extraordinary spaces' Building And Property

A Temple Bar 'flying saucer' hotel could've been 'one of Europe's most extraordinary spaces'

There was a plan to massively expand The Clarence Hotel, which is owned by Bono and The Edge.

Thursday 28 September, 2017

From Business ETC How will Donald Trump's latest tax plan affect Ireland? What you need to know Policy

How will Donald Trump's latest tax plan affect Ireland? What you need to know

The US company tax rate is to be slashed to 20%, bringing it closer to Ireland’s level.

Wednesday 27 September, 2017

From Business ETC 'I was nervous leaving my job to set up a business. You always have doubts' Financial Services

'I was nervous leaving my job to set up a business. You always have doubts'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin-based Gillenmarkets.

From Business ETC 'Dublin may feel it missed Brexit jobs, but there was never going to be a London exodus' Policy

'Dublin may feel it missed Brexit jobs, but there was never going to be a London exodus'

A senior figure in property firm Cushman & Wakefield said the media over-hyped the Brexit fallout.

From Business ETC Up to 400,000 people will be hit with fresh Ryanair flight cancellations Transport

Up to 400,000 people will be hit with fresh Ryanair flight cancellations

The airline plans to fly fewer planes in winter to deal with staff shortages.

From Business ETC Bohemian FC cleared its multimillion-euro debt after selling Dalymount Park Sports

Bohemian FC cleared its multimillion-euro debt after selling Dalymount Park

The historic venue was sold to the council, which is redeveloping it.

Sunday 24 September, 2017

From Business ETC Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes at Dublin's newest cakes and snacks factory Manufacturing

Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes at Dublin's newest cakes and snacks factory

Family-owned company Broderick’s has thrown open the doors of its brand new factory.

Saturday 23 September, 2017

From Business ETC 20 years in the making: Over a thousand houses to be built in Galway's new 'urban village' Building And Property

20 years in the making: Over a thousand houses to be built in Galway's new 'urban village'

Thousands of people could live in the Ardaun area near the city centre.

Thursday 21 September, 2017

From Business ETC 'It may face hostility': There's a plan to let Irish people invest in their local wind farms Resource And Energy

'It may face hostility': There's a plan to let Irish people invest in their local wind farms

A new bill would give residents the chance to own 20% of developments in their area.

Wednesday 20 September, 2017

From Business ETC Use the Mytaxi app? You're going to have to pay a new €2 booking fee Apps And Mobile

Use the Mytaxi app? You're going to have to pay a new €2 booking fee

The company said that the charge is an ‘industry-standard fee’.

From Business ETC 'I sold my house to start my business. My dad was the only one to back me' Services

'I sold my house to start my business. My dad was the only one to back me'

As part of our How My Business Works series,we profile Motivation Weight Management.

From Business ETC 'It's good for consumers': Irish banks are at war over mortgage rates Financial Services

'It's good for consumers': Irish banks are at war over mortgage rates

KBC has announced a new fixed mortgage rate offering.

From Business ETC The firm behind the Galway Independent newspaper is going into liquidation Media And Arts

The firm behind the Galway Independent newspaper is going into liquidation

The well-known freesheet has been in business for almost two decades.

Tuesday 19 September, 2017

From Business ETC 'We need more time': Irish fruit giant Fyffes is in crunch talks over worker abuse claims Food And Drink

'We need more time': Irish fruit giant Fyffes is in crunch talks over worker abuse claims

Workers at a melon plantation in Honduras allege they are being mistreated.

Sunday 17 September, 2017

From Business ETC 'We won't let go': Irish Rail is convinced the long-delayed Dart Underground will go ahead Building And Property

'We won't let go': Irish Rail is convinced the long-delayed Dart Underground will go ahead

Peter Muldoon, the project head, says it would allow high-rise building in Dublin city.

Saturday 16 September, 2017

From Business ETC Samsung is confident Irish people will line up to buy its new €1,000 phone Apps And Mobiile

Samsung is confident Irish people will line up to buy its new €1,000 phone

The Note 8 is trying to atone for the sins of its predecessor, which was recalled due to a battery issue.