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# ifsc - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Poll: Should councillors rescind support for white water rafting facility in Dublin? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should councillors rescind support for white water rafting facility in Dublin?

The project has sustained significant backlash in recent weeks.

# ifsc - Friday 13 December, 2019

Councillors to consider rescinding their support for white water rafting facility in Dublin

If the motion passes it will see the project shelved after originally getting the green light form councillors last month.

# ifsc - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

A 'bit of a joke' or a 'big idea for the city'? Councillors defend decision to back Dublin's white-water rafting attraction

The €22m project is expected to take 18 months to complete and development is expected to get under way next year.

# ifsc - Monday 2 December, 2019

Councillors vote in favour of €22 million white-water rafting facility in Dublin's IFSC

Dublin Fire Brigade addressed Councillors in the council chamber this evening.

# ifsc - Thursday 18 April, 2019

'I left feeling like s**t': AIB criticised for 'presuming' Irish woman was international student Exclusive

Sarah* (20) was born in Ireland to Chinese parents. She now attends the National College of Ireland (NCI).

# ifsc - Monday 19 November, 2018

Russian bank collapse: Fictitious assets, hidden losses and the role of the IFSC

Cillian Doyle reveals how Ireland’s shadow banking sector hid massive losses, triggering one of the most costly bank bailouts in Russian history.

# ifsc - Thursday 19 April, 2018

A whitewater kayaking course is planned for Dublin's financial centre

A whitewater kayaking course is planned for Dublin's financial centre

An outdoor pool is also possible under the €15 million development.

# ifsc - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Evening Poll: Should there be a kayak course in the middle of Dublin's IFSC? That's A Paddlin' This post contains a poll

Evening Poll: Should there be a kayak course in the middle of Dublin's IFSC?

Plans are in place for it to be completed by 2020.

# ifsc - Monday 26 February, 2018

Companies with HQs in the IFSC have a 'duty to give back' to north inner city, says minister

The Taoiseach also said he is confident the gardaí will bring an end to the Hutch-Kinahan feud.

# ifsc - Saturday 17 December, 2016

# ifsc - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Dublin's central business district is about to get a major upgrade

It is thought that 2,000 construction jobs will be created throughout the project.

# ifsc - Friday 5 August, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade has rescued two people who went for a swim in the Liffey

At around 3.30pm today, a man seeking to cool off jumped into the Liffey at the IFSC in Dublin; minutes later another dived in near Temple Bar.

# ifsc - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Is Ireland a one-trick pony by enticing corporations with low taxes?

Cillian Doyle says Ireland is a tax haven and we should change our ways before the decisions are taken out of our hands.

# ifsc - Sunday 18 October, 2015

American accused of $14.5 million swindle once set up shop in Dublin

The story of a businessman who once set up shop in the Digital Hub, and now faces a possible 120-year jail sentence.

# ifsc - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Eddie Rocket's to create 50 new jobs with new fast-food franchise

Two new restaurants will offer more of a fast-food experience and will be named simply ‘Rocket’s’.

# ifsc - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

In pictures: How to overhaul an Irish tallship in 8 easy* steps

*Actual steps may not be easy.

# ifsc - Sunday 12 October, 2014

The Celtic Tiger bridge that wouldn't open because of a lost remote control

The Sean O’Casey Bridge is operated via remote control – but officials apparently lost the device in an office move. It’s now operational again…

# ifsc - Friday 22 August, 2014

Sold! Hibernia's city centre empire grows with €37.8m IFSC deal

The pre-Nama history of the building includes figures such as Lar Bradshaw and David Quinlan.

# ifsc - Monday 18 August, 2014

The IFSC is poised to swoop if US banks go cool on London

Dublin could profit – but don’t expect skyscrapers lining the quays.

# ifsc - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Sold! €90 million deal for two IFSC office blocks

The buyer is domestic real estate player Hibernia, which has invested over €330 million in Irish commercial property this year.

# ifsc - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Is a Robin Hood tax a good idea for Ireland? Explainer This post contains a poll

Is a Robin Hood tax a good idea for Ireland?

Two experts run the rule over the Financial Transaction Tax for

# ifsc - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Bank credit to businesses continues to fall

The latest Central Bank review says that there is tight lending conditions for businesses.

# ifsc - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Taxi driver whose car was hijacked speaks of "deep sympathy" for crash victims' families

Matthew Ilori’s taxi was stolen at knifepoint at the weekend. Moments later, two men in their 20s died when the car crashed at speed into a bridge on the Dublin quays.

# ifsc - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

CHQ building in Dublin's docklands is sold for €10 million

The building was redeveloped by the Dublin Docklands Development Authority in 2005 for €45 million.

# ifsc - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Column: Getting financial advice is a good idea, but check the small print

High commissions charged by financial advisors means there is always a conflict of interest when dealing with clients and many are far too well paid for their efforts, writes David Quinn.

# ifsc - Monday 13 May, 2013

Former Taoiseach's comments on financial regulation gave MEP 'the shivers'

At a conference last week Bruton said there should be less regulation of the IFSC.

# ifsc - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a financial transaction tax? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland introduce a financial transaction tax?

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has rejected the introduction of a tax on financial market transactions but what do you think of the idea?

# ifsc - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Law firm specialising in tax havens to create 75 jobs in Dublin

Maples and Calder, which already employs 175 people in the capital, offers corporate and financial law services.

# ifsc - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Taoiseach ‘will consider’ streaming meetings of IFSC management group

Enda Kenny will consider proposals from a Labour backbencher to bring transparency to the group overseeing the IFSC.

# ifsc - Thursday 10 May, 2012

A POWER CUT in Dublin’s city centre left large parts of the IFSC without power for a brief period this afternoon.
ESB said a fault in a sub-station on Sheriff Street in Dublin’s inner city at around 12.30pm caused a power cut in the area, including the financial services district. All customers had power restored within fifteen minutes of the fault taking place. The ESB is investigating the cause of the incident.

# ifsc - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Foreign investors foresee 20,000 new jobs in next three years FDI

Foreign investors foresee 20,000 new jobs in next three years

A study published by the Economist Intelligence Unit suggests multinationals will invest another $7.5 billion here by 2015.

# ifsc - Friday 27 January, 2012

NCB Stockbrokers to be sold for €32m to Investec

The company was founded by financier Dermot Desmond in 1981.

# ifsc - Friday 15 July, 2011

Taoiseach: "10,000 new jobs at IFSC in next 5 years"

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has laid out his vision for the future development of the IFSC – and it involves the creation of tens of thousands of new jobs.

# ifsc - Monday 20 June, 2011

Column: We can keep our corporation tax AND please Europe. Here's how

We’re told the low rate is to attract international firms – but the truth is far less savoury, writes historian Conor McCabe.

# ifsc - Sunday 12 June, 2011

IFSC whistleblowers reporting financial firms to Cental Bank

The allegations centre on certain banks’ funding falling below minimum levels of liquidity that they are required to have in order to operate.

# ifsc - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Taoiseach says Ireland will focus on 'Islamic finance' expansion

Speaking at a conference today in Dublin, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Central Bank has already “authorised a number of Sharia-compliant funds”.

# ifsc - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

DUBLIN’S NORTH QUAYS have been reopened this evening following an a security alert near the Irish Financial Services Centre. A suspect device was located near the Clarion Hotel on Excise Walk, but was declared a hoax upon arrival by the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal team. Queen Elizabeth is due in the area tomorrow night for an event at the National Convention Centre.

# ifsc - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Jobs at the IFSC on the up after a three year slump

Good news on the jobs front as the numbers employed in Dublin financial centre creep back towards a 2007 peak.

# ifsc - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Central Bank to get new powers to cover costs of future banking failures

New legislation imposed as a condition of the EU/IMF bailout will see the Central Bank gain sweeping new powers in order to protect the state from future exposure to troubled banks.