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Ryanair passengers face a renewed threat of disruption after Dublin-based pilots voted overwhelmingly to back industrial action in a dispute over collective bargaining and negotiating rights.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 9:13 pm
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said that full alignment with the rules of the European Union's single market and customs union meant that Northern Ireland would enjoy the status quo post-Brexit.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 7:53 pm
Finance ministers from five big EU states have issued a warning to the Trump administration over its planned reform of corporation tax rules, saying the plan risked discriminating against foreign companies.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 6:22 pm
An inquiry into the stewardship of the now defunct Irish Nationwide Building Society - which cost the taxpayer over €5.4 billion after it collapsed during the financial crisis - restarted in Dublin today.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 6:16 pm
Bitcoin futures eased back from an initial surge of almost 22% to trade 13% higher, in an eagerly awaited US market debut that backers hope will confer greater legitimacy on the cryptocurrency.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 5:02 pm
Argentina has today authorised low-cost airline Norwegian to fly about 60 aircraft in the country, opening 72 local and 80 international routes to the company starting next year.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 2:43 pm
21 applicants from all over the country have secured up to €30.5m in funding from the Regional Enterprise Development Fund.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 1:26 pm
France's economy is forecast to expand by 0.5% in the fourth quarter, maintaining a steady pace of growth from the previous three months, the country's central bank confirmed in a second estimate today.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 12:55 pm
Three-bed homes near the new Luas cross-city stops in Dublin saw their values increase by 15% over the last year, new research shows.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 12:46 pm
Shoppers crossing the border to buy goods in Northern Ireland have spent an estimated €418m over the past 12 months, a new report reveals
Posted: December 11, 2017, 12:15 pm
More than 10.5 million passengers passed through the main Irish airports in the third quarter of this year, the latest figures from the Central Statistics show.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 11:44 am
Dublin Airport has opened a new €22m boarding gate area as part of a major investment programme.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 11:43 am
The National Treasury Management Agency said it plans to auction €500m of 12-month treasury bills on Thursday.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 10:13 am
Shares in South African retailer Steinhoff jumped as much as 40% today, regaining some ground after calling on its lenders to help stabilise the company following the discovery of accounting irregularities last week.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 9:42 am
The sale of a stake in Eir could cost the business in excess of €230m in bonuses to bosses and lenders, if so-called 'change of control' (COC) clauses are triggered.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 9:36 am
Construction activity increased sharply in November as new orders and employment rose at strong rates.
Posted: December 11, 2017, 7:47 am
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the Brexit deal between the European Union and the UK, which was announced in Brussels, has achieved "what we sought to achieve".
Posted: December 9, 2017, 6:57 am
London's financial industry welcomed the progress on a divorce deal with the European Union but said it saw little reason to alter preparations for when Britain leaves the EU.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:18 pm
Sterling gave up its earlier gains and turned lower against the euro today as investors took profits after a sharp rally in recent days.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:04 pm
US job growth increased at a strong clip in November and wages rebounded, painting a portrait of a healthy economy.
Posted: December 8, 2017, 3:00 pm


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