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Poll: Are you preparing for a no-deal Brexit?
Not everyone agrees on how severe the impact of a hard Brexit will be for Ireland.
Freshly Chopped might have to rethink its menu thanks to Brexit
The salad bar chain is working on its next supermarket products – and a potential foray into China.
VideoDoc is backing a new Irish video-vet service for pets
VideoVet is due to launch here in March ahead of a potential rollout in the UK.
Poll: When do you think Ireland's housing crisis will ease?
Salesforce expects the issue to wane by the time its new Dublin office is fully operational.
Poll: Do you think having an attractive office makes workers more productive?
Many argue that good design stimulates productivity – but not everyone’s a fan of today’s workplaces.
How Dental Care Ireland is plotting to become the country's biggest dentistry chain
The three-year-old company has already taken over 16 practices – with more deals in the pipeline.
Two years after the 'double Irish' was shelved, Google used it to shift billions to Bermuda
However the search giant says it has since paid tax on the offshore profits in the US.
After delivering another tasty profit, Supermac's is testing Deliveroo - with mixed results
Pat McDonagh’s fast-food empire is trialling third-party delivery services as it posts record sales.
Poll: Do you think a new airport for the midlands is a good idea?
Offaly council has made a pitch for State funding to get planning for the project off the ground.
Irish entrepreneur Oisin Hanrahan got a $4m-plus share windfall from the sale of Handy
But investors took easily the largest part of the potential $160 million total deal.
Poll: Would you support gender quotas for Ireland's company boards?
The government today unveiled a plan to increase the number of female professors.
These are a few important things that slipped under the radar in this year's budget
Budget 2019 had plenty about housing and Brexit – but there were some details missing from the speech.
Budget 2019: These are all of the key developments as they happened
We unpick what this year’s announcements mean for business in Ireland.
Web Summit has agreed a 10-year deal worth €110m to stay in Lisbon
The Ireland-based events company said the Portuguese capital beat out 20 other bids.
Ireland's aviation authority says flights to the UK could 'stop at midnight' with a hard Brexit
The IAA’s chair-designate also warned that capacity issues would limit growth at Dublin Airport.
Ireland's second-biggest hotel group is being sold to a US investment firm
Tifco owns the Travelodge franchise as part of its portfolio of 26 hotels and resorts across Ireland.
'We can't guarantee this won't happen again': Facebook's private reaction to its content scandal
The tech giant went into damage control with Irish officials well before the Dispatches revelations aired.
The cost of building major projects has nearly topped the Celtic Tiger peak
Rising tender prices spell trouble for the government’s planned infrastructure spending surge.
On-demand cleaning outfit Helpling merged its UK and Irish operations after millions in losses
The company was known as Hassle in the two markets before its takeover by a German rival.
Poll: Should the lower VAT rate be axed for hotels?
Whether or not to leave the preferential rate in place has become an annual debate in Ireland.
Irish firms are twice as likely to get rejected for bank loans as their European rivals
Indigenous businesses also pay double the interest on their borrowings on average.
Irish hotels are pulling in record profits as rates soar around the country
Industry analysts Crowe say the new challenge for the sector is growing to meet demand.
Ireland's oldest stockbroker is being sold to Chinese investors
The deal represents a major payday for Goodbody’s owners.
Ireland says EU digital tax plans have 'greatly overstated' the value of users' data
Government officials admit the move would probably hurt the country’s ability to attract tech firms.
Dublin's CityJet is merging with a Spanish airline to form Europe's biggest regional carrier
The combined companies will have a fleet of nearly 100 aircraft.
Paddy Cosgrave says MoneyConf will stay in Dublin 'for the foreseeable future'
Around 5,000 attendees are expected at the fintech-focused conference over two days.
Web Summit has fielded a potential €170m Spanish bid to host the tech conference
Several European cities are vying to hold the event, which moved from Dublin to Lisbon in 2016.
Irish IT services giant Version 1 has sealed another takeover deal
The company is buying London-based Cedar Consulting – its sixth acquisition in the UK.
Poll: Should all Irish taxis have to accept card payments?
The hotels lobby says that should be part of the ‘basic service’ all passengers can expect.
Europe's biggest online fashion retailer is launching an Irish store
Zalando set up an office in Dublin three years ago – but it hasn’t catered to shoppers here until now.
The government wants to put €8bn into its rainy-day fund as it goes from 'famine to feast'
Ireland spent most of its previous sovereign wealth pool bailing out the banks.
Ireland's largest health services firm is snapping up part of property giant Sisk Group
Uniphar has agreed to buy Sisk Healthcare – an arm of one of the country’s biggest construction groups.
This ex-Connacht rugby star has just been named Ireland's best young entrepreneur
Conor O’Loughlin set up gym software outfit Glofox in 2013 after his rugby career was cut short by injury.
A top economist says there are 'shades of the Celtic Tiger' about Ireland's housing market
Prices are increasing at their fastest rate in nearly three years.
A lack of new apartments is making Ireland's 'dysfunctional' property market even worse
New figures show the average asking price for a home in Dublin has jumped by €145,000 in five years.
Profits soared at Web Summit after its first year in Lisbon
The company is bringing its spin-off Moneyconf event to Dublin in June.
Irish-founded tech firm Intercom reaches unicorn status with its $1bn-plus valuation
The company’s Dublin headcount is due to swell to nearly 400 as its funding tops $240 million.
Ireland's chronic housing shortage is the economy's 'most pressing issue'
It is forecast to take years before new construction keeps pace with demand.
A Blackrock startup backed by Ryanair's ex-deputy chief is going under
Unravel Analytics has been put into liquidation after running out of time to raise enough cash.
Ireland's biggest film studio has been sold to a private equity investor
A firm led by Troy Studios chairman Joe Devine has snapped up the long-established Ardmore Studios.