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Monday 4 February, 2019

Poll: Are you preparing for a no-deal Brexit?
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Poll: Are you preparing for a no-deal Brexit?

Feb 4th 2019, 2:51 PM 500 Views 0 Comments

Not everyone agrees on how severe the impact of a hard Brexit will be for Ireland.

Saturday 26 January, 2019

Freshly Chopped might have to rethink its menu thanks to Brexit
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Freshly Chopped might have to rethink its menu thanks to Brexit

Jan 26th 2019, 1:00 AM 3,061 Views 0 Comments

The salad bar chain is working on its next supermarket products – and a potential foray into China.

Thursday 24 January, 2019

VideoDoc is backing a new Irish video-vet service for pets
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VideoDoc is backing a new Irish video-vet service for pets

Jan 24th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,656 Views 0 Comments

VideoVet is due to launch here in March ahead of a potential rollout in the UK.

Monday 21 January, 2019

Poll: When do you think Ireland's housing crisis will ease?
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Poll: When do you think Ireland's housing crisis will ease?

Jan 21st 2019, 3:00 PM 2,510 Views 0 Comments

Salesforce expects the issue to wane by the time its new Dublin office is fully operational.

Monday 10 December, 2018

Poll: Do you think having an attractive office makes workers more productive?
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Poll: Do you think having an attractive office makes workers more productive?

Dec 10th 2018, 1:26 PM 970 Views 0 Comments

Many argue that good design stimulates productivity – but not everyone’s a fan of today’s workplaces.

Monday 3 December, 2018

How Dental Care Ireland is plotting to become the country's biggest dentistry chain
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How Dental Care Ireland is plotting to become the country's biggest dentistry chain

Dec 3rd 2018, 1:00 AM 1,526 Views 0 Comments

The three-year-old company has already taken over 16 practices – with more deals in the pipeline.

Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Two years after the 'double Irish' was shelved, Google used it to shift billions to Bermuda
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Two years after the 'double Irish' was shelved, Google used it to shift billions to Bermuda

Nov 28th 2018, 6:00 PM 3,754 Views 0 Comments

However the search giant says it has since paid tax on the offshore profits in the US.

Tuesday 27 November, 2018

After delivering another tasty profit, Supermac's is testing Deliveroo - with mixed results
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# Food And Drink

After delivering another tasty profit, Supermac's is testing Deliveroo - with mixed results

Nov 27th 2018, 6:00 PM 2,514 Views 0 Comments

Pat McDonagh’s fast-food empire is trialling third-party delivery services as it posts record sales.

Monday 26 November, 2018

Poll: Do you think a new airport for the midlands is a good idea?
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Poll: Do you think a new airport for the midlands is a good idea?

Nov 26th 2018, 3:01 PM 2,124 Views 0 Comments

Offaly council has made a pitch for State funding to get planning for the project off the ground.

Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Irish entrepreneur Oisin Hanrahan got a $4m-plus share windfall from the sale of Handy
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Irish entrepreneur Oisin Hanrahan got a $4m-plus share windfall from the sale of Handy

Nov 13th 2018, 12:44 PM 3,704 Views 0 Comments

But investors took easily the largest part of the potential $160 million total deal.

Monday 12 November, 2018

Poll: Would you support gender quotas for Ireland's company boards?
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Poll: Would you support gender quotas for Ireland's company boards?

Nov 12th 2018, 5:07 PM 1,060 Views 0 Comments

The government today unveiled a plan to increase the number of female professors.

Wednesday 10 October, 2018

These are a few important things that slipped under the radar in this year's budget
# Policy And Economy
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These are a few important things that slipped under the radar in this year's budget

Oct 10th 2018, 1:00 AM 2,611 Views 0 Comments

Budget 2019 had plenty about housing and Brexit – but there were some details missing from the speech.

Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Budget 2019: These are all of the key developments as they happened
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Budget 2019: These are all of the key developments as they happened

Oct 9th 2018, 12:46 PM 1,009 Views 0 Comments

We unpick what this year’s announcements mean for business in Ireland.

Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Web Summit has agreed a 10-year deal worth €110m to stay in Lisbon
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Web Summit has agreed a 10-year deal worth €110m to stay in Lisbon

Oct 3rd 2018, 10:20 AM 476 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland-based events company said the Portuguese capital beat out 20 other bids.

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Ireland's aviation authority says flights to the UK could 'stop at midnight' with a hard Brexit
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Ireland's aviation authority says flights to the UK could 'stop at midnight' with a hard Brexit

Sep 26th 2018, 12:41 PM 1,744 Views 0 Comments

The IAA’s chair-designate also warned that capacity issues would limit growth at Dublin Airport.

Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Ireland's second-biggest hotel group is being sold to a US investment firm
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# Tourism And Transport

Ireland's second-biggest hotel group is being sold to a US investment firm

Sep 12th 2018, 3:11 PM 1,139 Views 0 Comments

Tifco owns the Travelodge franchise as part of its portfolio of 26 hotels and resorts across Ireland.

Saturday 11 August, 2018

'We can't guarantee this won't happen again': Facebook's private reaction to its content scandal
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'We can't guarantee this won't happen again': Facebook's private reaction to its content scandal

Aug 11th 2018, 6:00 AM 473 Views 0 Comments

The tech giant went into damage control with Irish officials well before the Dispatches revelations aired.

Tuesday 7 August, 2018

The cost of building major projects has nearly topped the Celtic Tiger peak
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The cost of building major projects has nearly topped the Celtic Tiger peak

Aug 7th 2018, 1:00 AM 758 Views 0 Comments

Rising tender prices spell trouble for the government’s planned infrastructure spending surge.

Monday 6 August, 2018

On-demand cleaning outfit Helpling merged its UK and Irish operations after millions in losses
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On-demand cleaning outfit Helpling merged its UK and Irish operations after millions in losses

Aug 6th 2018, 3:45 PM 843 Views 0 Comments

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?
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Poll: Should the lower VAT rate be axed for hotels?

Aug 6th 2018, 10:32 AM 938 Views 1 Comment

Whether or not to leave the preferential rate in place has become an annual debate in Ireland.

Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Irish firms are twice as likely to get rejected for bank loans as their European rivals
# Financial Services
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# Financial Services

Irish firms are twice as likely to get rejected for bank loans as their European rivals

Aug 1st 2018, 4:44 PM 240 Views 0 Comments

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
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Irish hotels are pulling in record profits as rates soar around the country

Aug 1st 2018, 1:00 AM 1,355 Views 0 Comments

Industry analysts Crowe say the new challenge for the sector is growing to meet demand.

Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Ireland's oldest stockbroker is being sold to Chinese investors
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# Financial Services

Ireland's oldest stockbroker is being sold to Chinese investors

Jul 31st 2018, 5:16 PM 1,371 Views 0 Comments

The deal represents a major payday for Goodbody’s owners.

Monday 30 July, 2018

Ireland says EU digital tax plans have 'greatly overstated' the value of users' data
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Ireland says EU digital tax plans have 'greatly overstated' the value of users' data

Jul 30th 2018, 1:00 AM 654 Views 0 Comments

Government officials admit the move would probably hurt the country’s ability to attract tech firms.

Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Dublin's CityJet is merging with a Spanish airline to form Europe's biggest regional carrier
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Dublin's CityJet is merging with a Spanish airline to form Europe's biggest regional carrier

Jul 17th 2018, 2:38 PM 2,037 Views 0 Comments

The combined companies will have a fleet of nearly 100 aircraft.

Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Paddy Cosgrave says MoneyConf will stay in Dublin 'for the foreseeable future'
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Paddy Cosgrave says MoneyConf will stay in Dublin 'for the foreseeable future'

Jun 12th 2018, 2:43 PM 287 Views 0 Comments

Around 5,000 attendees are expected at the fintech-focused conference over two days.

Thursday 7 June, 2018

Web Summit has fielded a potential €170m Spanish bid to host the tech conference
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Web Summit has fielded a potential €170m Spanish bid to host the tech conference

Jun 7th 2018, 2:33 PM 911 Views 0 Comments

Several European cities are vying to hold the event, which moved from Dublin to Lisbon in 2016.

Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Irish IT services giant Version 1 has sealed another takeover deal
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Irish IT services giant Version 1 has sealed another takeover deal

Jun 5th 2018, 1:00 AM 470 Views 0 Comments

The company is buying London-based Cedar Consulting – its sixth acquisition in the UK.

Monday 4 June, 2018

Poll: Should all Irish taxis have to accept card payments?
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Poll: Should all Irish taxis have to accept card payments?

Jun 4th 2018, 1:32 PM 1,305 Views 0 Comments

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
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# Retail And Services

Europe's biggest online fashion retailer is launching an Irish store

Jun 4th 2018, 10:51 AM 1,182 Views 0 Comments

Zalando set up an office in Dublin three years ago – but it hasn’t catered to shoppers here until now.

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

The government wants to put €8bn into its rainy-day fund as it goes from 'famine to feast'
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# Policy And Economy

The government wants to put €8bn into its rainy-day fund as it goes from 'famine to feast'

May 23rd 2018, 11:20 AM 648 Views 0 Comments

Ireland spent most of its previous sovereign wealth pool bailing out the banks.

Thursday 26 April, 2018

Ireland's largest health services firm is snapping up part of property giant Sisk Group
# Health And Education
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# Health And Education

Ireland's largest health services firm is snapping up part of property giant Sisk Group

Apr 26th 2018, 12:11 PM 1,026 Views 0 Comments

Uniphar has agreed to buy Sisk Healthcare – an arm of one of the country’s biggest construction groups.

Sunday 22 April, 2018

This ex-Connacht rugby star has just been named Ireland's best young entrepreneur
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This ex-Connacht rugby star has just been named Ireland's best young entrepreneur

Apr 22nd 2018, 3:32 PM 1,559 Views 0 Comments

Conor O’Loughlin set up gym software outfit Glofox in 2013 after his rugby career was cut short by injury.

Thursday 12 April, 2018

A top economist says there are 'shades of the Celtic Tiger' about Ireland's housing market
# Building And Property
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A top economist says there are 'shades of the Celtic Tiger' about Ireland's housing market

Apr 12th 2018, 12:40 PM 1,137 Views 0 Comments

Prices are increasing at their fastest rate in nearly three years.

Sunday 1 April, 2018

A lack of new apartments is making Ireland's 'dysfunctional' property market even worse
# Building And Property
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A lack of new apartments is making Ireland's 'dysfunctional' property market even worse

Apr 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 868 Views 0 Comments

New figures show the average asking price for a home in Dublin has jumped by €145,000 in five years.

Thursday 29 March, 2018

Profits soared at Web Summit after its first year in Lisbon
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Profits soared at Web Summit after its first year in Lisbon

Mar 29th 2018, 9:33 AM 854 Views 0 Comments

The company is bringing its spin-off Moneyconf event to Dublin in June.

Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Irish-founded tech firm Intercom reaches unicorn status with its $1bn-plus valuation
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Irish-founded tech firm Intercom reaches unicorn status with its $1bn-plus valuation

Mar 27th 2018, 2:10 PM 2,587 Views 0 Comments

The company’s Dublin headcount is due to swell to nearly 400 as its funding tops $240 million.

Monday 26 March, 2018

Ireland's chronic housing shortage is the economy's 'most pressing issue'
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
# Building And Property

Ireland's chronic housing shortage is the economy's 'most pressing issue'

Mar 26th 2018, 3:27 PM 1,083 Views 0 Comments

It is forecast to take years before new construction keeps pace with demand.

Sunday 25 March, 2018

A Blackrock startup backed by Ryanair's ex-deputy chief is going under
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A Blackrock startup backed by Ryanair's ex-deputy chief is going under

Mar 25th 2018, 4:00 PM 1,955 Views 0 Comments

Unravel Analytics has been put into liquidation after running out of time to raise enough cash.

Friday 23 March, 2018

Ireland's biggest film studio has been sold to a private equity investor
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# Building And Property

Ireland's biggest film studio has been sold to a private equity investor

Mar 23rd 2018, 2:06 PM 757 Views 0 Comments

A firm led by Troy Studios chairman Joe Devine has snapped up the long-established Ardmore Studios.

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