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Business - Yesterday’s News

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Business - Friday 23 August, 2019

Peppa Pig production studio sold to US toymaker Hasbro for €3.6 billion Oh

Peppa Pig production studio sold to US toymaker Hasbro for €3.6 billion

The company said it was the acquisition of the show was a strategic growth opportunity.

Business - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Britain to mint 'millions' of commemorative 50p Brexit coins ahead of 31 October

The Sunday Telegraph is reporting that Sajid Javid wants production ramped up.

Business - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Radio wars: Ivan Yates smiling in the Hard Shoulder as ditched Today FM presenter wins listeners

RTÉ’s dominance of the top 20 shows is broken only by Ivan Yates.

Business - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Dutch firm called McGregor objects to Conor McGregor’s attempts to trademark his name

The Dutch firm sells clothing and accessories under the ‘McGREGOR’ brand.

Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza are getting rid of mini shampoo bottles by 2021

Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza are getting rid of mini shampoo bottles by 2021

The hotel group uses an average of 200 million ‘bathroom miniatures’ in its rooms each year.

Big shakeup at Today FM as presenter says she's been 'fired' from the station

Mairead Ronan is to take on lunchtime slot currently held by Muireann O’Connell.

Business - Friday 26 July, 2019

'American wine is better than French wine!' - Trump threatens tariffs on France and 'foolish' Macron

The US President was responding to France’s new a digital services tax.

Business - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Poll: Would you use a sleep pod in work or college? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you use a sleep pod in work or college?

A bad night’s sleep can cause memory and concentration issues.

Business - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Only three in 10 of us get 'enough' sleep, so how can we improve this?

Commute times, shift work and mobile phones all play a role.

Business - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Galway's Carbon nightclub is closing to become a Wetherspoons

The English discount pub chain is to turn it into a pub and beer garden.

Business - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Carbon tax model that pays money back to households to be discussed

The Green Party is hosting today’s discussion in Leinster House featuring Irish and international experts.

Business - Sunday 7 July, 2019

From The42 Horan: 'I try and be as straight as I can. I don’t think Kerry will give two hoots about what I say' Moving On

Horan: 'I try and be as straight as I can. I don’t think Kerry will give two hoots about what I say'

James Horan played down his remarks after the league final when he said Mayo could have beaten Kerry “by 10 or 12 points.”

Business - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Dublin go high-rise?

Is it possible, and if so, is the right thing to do?

Business - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Should Dublin get a high-rise skyline? Maybe, but not to solve the housing crisis

New guidelines are going to push our cities higher – but is that the best way to house our growing population?

'Building upward has a knock-on effect': Could a high-rise skyline make Dublin more liveable?

And could it happen in the next 10 years? Hear more on episode two of Ireland 2029.

Business - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a four-day work week a good idea?

There are pros and cons.

Business - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

It could make people happier and healthier - but would a four-day week work in Ireland?

Proponents say there are a wide range of benefits to the idea – but not everyone is convinced.

'Employees will work smarter, not longer': Is Ireland ready for a four-day working week?

Welcome to TheJournal.ie’s 10-week podcast series, Ireland 2029.

Business - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Leo Varadkar says plan to raise top tax rate to €50k may have to wait

The Taoiseach defended the policy but said it may not happen immediately.

Business - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Government must 'wean itself off' bloated €10.4bn corporation tax receipts, says budget watchdog

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says corporation tax levels could be €6 billion above conventional levels.

Business - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Supermac's loses High Court bid to stop franchisee doing up 'dated' Limerick restaurant

John and Mary Lyons operate the Supermac’s outlet at Ennis Road, Limerick.

Business - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Supermac's franchise dispute over 'antiquated' and 'dated' Limerick restaurant

The dispute arises out of who is to update the Ennis Road outlet.

Business - Monday 3 June, 2019

Facebook warned that ban on children's junk food ads could hurt marketing of Spotify playlists

The social media giant has lobbied against an amendment to data protection laws.

The group behind entertainment site LADBible is opening an Irish hub

The social media publishing giant recently opened an office in Australia.

Business - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Food market allowed to operate in south Dublin business park despite concerns from local businesses

Retailers had objected to the return of the market this year.

Business - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Dublin employee receives €7,000 after homophobic graffiti was posted in his workplace

The Workplace Relations Commission found that the employer “had not taken the reasonably practicable steps to prevent harassment”.

Business - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Bord na Móna could take up responsibility for growing Ireland's medicinal cannabis supply Exclusive

Junior Minister Sean Canney has discussed the prospect with the company’s management.

Business - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Jamie Oliver's UK-based restaurant chain goes into administration

Jamie’s Italian, a restaurant based in Dublin, is unaffected by the announcement, a spokesperson said.

Business - Monday 20 May, 2019

Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years

A total of 284,700 people watched Saturday’s final.

RTÉ News hires new south-east correspondent after high-profile departure

Conor Kane is to take on the role that was held by Damien Tiernan.

Business - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

ITV axes The Jeremy Kyle Show following death of participant

The show has run for 14 years but has been on the receiving end of intense criticism.

Business - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Aer Lingus is bringing in 'premium' fares - but what do the experts make of them?

The IAG-owned airline will launch AerSpace on a selection of routes in September.

Business - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

The Explainer: Can Ireland grow its own medicinal cannabis?

This will make it significantly less of a grey area in Irish law – and it could also herald the start of the Irish cannabis industry.

Business - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Love at first like: Facebook to add 'secret crush' feature as part of revamp of social network

The company is planning an overhaul of its app and website.

Business - Monday 29 April, 2019

Weddings and Botox have injected 163 more jobs into Galway and Mayo

The Knot Worldwide and Allegan both announced investment today.

Business - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'We have lost a giant of the retail world': Tributes paid to Superquinn founder Feargal Quinn RIP

'We have lost a giant of the retail world': Tributes paid to Superquinn founder Feargal Quinn

The supermarket founder was also a Senator for 23 years.

Business - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Samsung delays launch of folding smartphone amid reports that its screen keeps breaking

The €1,760 smartphone was due to launch this week.

Business - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Irish exports to the UK have grown a lot in spite of ongoing Brexit uncertainty CSO

Irish exports to the UK have grown a lot in spite of ongoing Brexit uncertainty

Total goods exports to the UK increased by €166 million and amounted to a total €1.2 billion.

Business - Monday 15 April, 2019

'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks

The board is funded by the five pillar banks and chaired by a retired Court of Appeal judge.

Business - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Enda Kenny named as adviser with Diaspora-focused Dublin investment fund

The fund says it seeks to invest capital in a way that benefits Irish society.