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Talks between Ryanair and the pilots' union Fórsa have been adjourned this evening.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 9:24 pm
A new all-time high for private residential rents has been reached for the ninth quarter in a row, according to the latest report from the property website Daft.ie.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 9:03 pm
Hundreds of Google employees have signed a protest letter over the company's reported work on a censor-friendly search engine to get back into China, The New York Times has reported.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 3:55 pm
The Turkish lira has weakened to 5.86 against the dollar from its previous close of 5.8150 as investors weighed up a US warning that Turkey should expect more economic sanctions unless it hands over detained American pastor Andrew Brunson.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 3:50 pm
House of Fraser has apologised to customers after cancelling all orders placed online.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 12:49 pm
Gold has recovered some ground today as a weakening US dollar relieves pressure on prices, but the metal remains near 19-month lows and looks set for its biggest weekly fall since May 2017.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 12:27 pm
Apple has said no customer data was compromised after Australian media reported a teenager had pleaded guilty to hacking into its main computer network, downloading internal files and accessing customer accounts.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 12:23 pm
Bank of Ireland has appointed Jackie Noakes as its new Group Chief Operating Officer.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 12:19 pm
Consumers will be forgiven for not giving too much thought to their heating and energy bills in recent weeks.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 9:33 am
The country's main banks have stopped using a State fund set up to channel low cost finance to SMEs, because lenders can access cheap money in their own right, the Irish Independent reports today.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 8:48 am
Oil prices have dipped today, with US crude heading for a seventh weekly decline amid increasing concerns about slowing global economic growth that could hit demand for petroleum products as inventories build.
Posted: August 17, 2018, 7:22 am
Talks between Ryanair and pilots union Fórsa are set to resume tomorrow morning following three days of talks earlier this week.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 10:52 pm
GSK is to close its Sligo manufacturing plant with the loss of 165 jobs by 2021.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 9:17 pm
The Government has made rebuilding and expanding the apprenticeship programme a key priority, a Department of Education spokesperson has said.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 6:39 pm
British retail sales grew faster than expected last month, after hot weather and the World Cup continued to boost food sales and shoppers took advantage of extended discounts on clothing and online sales.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 4:10 pm
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell for a second straight week last week, suggesting no impact yet on the labour market from ongoing trade tensions between the United States and its trading partners.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 12:59 pm
The Turkish lira has strengthened more than 3% today, ahead of a presentation by Finance Minister Berat Albayrak to investors, shrugging off US comments ruling out the removal of steel tariffs on Turkey even if it frees a US pastor.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 12:28 pm
Danish brewer Carlsberg has posted better-than-expected second-quarter sales and raised full-year profit outlook, buoyed by strong sales in Russia during the World Cup.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 8:20 am
Dublin-headquartered travel software firm Roomex has raised €8m in funding that will be used to develop its booking platform and drive expansion into new markets.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 7:46 am
Specialist IT distributor DataSolutions grew its revenue by 34% to €40m in the year to the end of March, thereby recording its best ever financial year.
Posted: August 16, 2018, 7:46 am

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