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The number of people due to receive the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week is down 15,776 on last week.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 6:49 pm
United Airlines said it expects first-quarter revenue to drop by 66%, which is near the lower end of its prior forecast, buoyed by improving demand for domestic travel.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 3:34 pm
An innovative solution that aims to create smarter factories by utilising the latest wireless technologies has been launched at the University of Limerick.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 3:33 pm
Microsoft said today it would buy artificial intelligence and speech technology firm Nuance Communications for about $16 billion in cash, as it builds out its cloud strategy for healthcare.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 2:30 pm
The chief executive of Insurance Ireland has said she would be "optimistic" that consumers will start to see a reduction in their motor insurance premiums "in the near future".
Posted: April 12, 2021, 2:22 pm
490 work-related deaths were recorded in Ireland between 2010-2019, according to new figures from the Health and Safety Authority.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 1:23 pm
Digital Business Ireland (DBI), the online business representative body has called on the Government to provide clarity to Irish retailers and confirm if click and collect services will be re-introduced from 4 May.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 12:56 pm
Video games maker CD Projekt has no plans to shelve Cyberpunk 2077 and is committed to fixing glitches to make its flagship game a long-term success after a troubled rollout, joint chief executive Adam Kicinski said.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 11:46 am
Creditors have voted in favour of Norwegian Air's restructuring proposal in Norway, the company said today, clearing yet another hurdle for the airline on its path to emerge from bankruptcy protection.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 11:30 am
New figures from property consultants CBRE Ireland show that 23 land sales were completed in the first quarter of 2021, worth a total of €110m.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 11:00 am
Euro zone retail sales were stronger than expected in February, data showed today, as some countries eased their Covid-19 pandemic restrictions before tightening them again in March.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 10:27 am
A new report on the drinks industry has found that the value of beer exports declined by 17% in 2020, with exports falling from €305m to €254m.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 9:32 am
Darktrace, the British cyber security firm backed by tech entrepreneur Mike Lynch, said today it intended to float on the London Stock Exchange to raise new funds to accelerate product development and strengthen its balance sheet.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 8:50 am
EU antitrust regulators have opened a full-scale investigation into Cavan based insulation maker Kingspan's proposed acquisition of Slovenian rival Trimo, concerned that the deal may reduce competition and push up prices.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 8:42 am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged people to "behave responsibly" as pub gardens reopened and restaurants resumed outdoor dining in a major easing of England's coronavirus lockdown.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 8:13 am
Consultancy firm Albany Beck is launching an EU operations centre in Dublin that will create 100 new jobs over the next three years.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 7:33 am
A Conamara-based medical devices company is to create 150 jobs as part of a major expansion programme.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 7:07 am
Up to 20,000 construction workers began returning to work on residential, early-learning and childcare sites around the country from today as Covid-19 restrictions ease.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 6:56 am
Bord Bia is targeting a range of markets for Ireland's €2.5 billion prepared consumer foods market as the pandemic and Brexit combined to deliver a hammer blow to the sector in the new year.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 6:34 am
Construction activity declined for the third month running in March as most building sites remained shuttered due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Posted: April 12, 2021, 6:20 am


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