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British retail sales plunged in August at the fastest pace since December 2008, according to a survey.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 12:50 pm
More than €1 million worth of sales has been generated by a group of small to medium sized Irish businesses taking part in an eBay pilot programme that was launched earlier this year.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 12:45 pm
There was a dramatic decrease in the HCFC refrigerant gas emissions from large industrial activities, according to the most recent data from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 12:17 pm
Real estate investment trust, IRES, has been granted planning permission for a development in Sandyford in Dublin.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 11:12 am
The vacancy rate of commercial premises in Ireland increased marginally in the second quarter of 2019, according to the latest measure from GeoDirectory.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 10:47 am
Technology like Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri has some way to go before it can fulfill the promise of being true digital assistants, according an expert in information and communications, while privacy issues will also be inevitable.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 10:40 am
All initial Ryanair flights to and from British and Irish airports departed without disruption, the airline said, as some of its British-based pilots began a 48-hour strike.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 9:17 am
Direct flights between London and Sydney are a step closer after Australian carrier Qantas announced new research into the route.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 9:05 am
US President Donald Trump stepped up a series of attacks on automakers for not backing his administration's plan to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency rules.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 7:47 am
The US Federal Reserve will remain flexible and interest rates will not be on a "preset course" despite persistent risks from trade uncertainty and weak global growth, the Federal reserve has said.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 7:33 am
CRH has reported record half year earnings in its results for the first six months of the year.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 7:15 am
A Galway based digital marketing firm has been selected by Enterprise Ireland to advise companies on diversifying their businesses as Brexit approaches.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 7:05 am
Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies that could spearhead a global AI arms race, according to a new report.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 3:29 am
Just 10% of a Government loan scheme to help companies to deal with the impact of Brexit has been accessed.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 12:00 am
EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive constraints, people familiar with the matter have said.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 6:12 pm
Almost €19 billion was spent on Irish credit and debit cards between April and June, according to the Central Bank.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 12:40 pm
Stock markets in Europe recovered from yesterday's sharp falls as traders await clues on the future direction of US monetary policy.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 8:11 am
Bank customers have been warned over a "smishing" scam, where fake text messages are being sent in a bid to gain access to financial information.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 7:37 am
Talks aimed at resolving the dispute over beef prices ended in the early hours of this morning with a document accepted by all sides, but farmers' groups say the main issue of pricing remains unresolved.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 2:38 am
The High Court has granted Ryanair an injunction preventing a planned strike over the next two days by some of the airline's pilots based in Ireland.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 12:00 am

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