Business News

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is due to attend a business breakfast in Toronto this morning at the start of the second day of his three-day visit to Canada.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 6:30 am
New EU regulations come into effect from today that will see some of Ireland's biggest listed companies disclosing information on gender diversity on their boards.
Posted: August 21, 2017, 6:28 am
Well-known businessman and former solicitor James Osborne has died at the age 68.
Posted: August 19, 2017, 7:34 pm
Nothing in life is for free and that even rings true when it comes to man's best friend, as Brian Finn recently found out.
Posted: August 19, 2017, 9:21 am
The Government has said its payment of €270m to Irish Water is in line with the company's capital funding plan.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 3:00 pm
Building materials group Kingspan has reported a 6% increase in trading profit for the first half of the year on the back of significantly higher revenues.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 2:05 pm
World stocks face a second day of losses after an exodus of executives from presidential business councils dealt a fresh blow to hopes of US tax reform and deadly attacks in Barcelona hit shares in Europe.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 1:52 pm
Denis O'Brien has been named as the largest shareholder in a new company that aims to connect the Caribbean with fibre optic cabling.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 1:14 pm
Seán Quinn has launched a new online sports betting company, his first business venture since the loss of his building materials, packaging and insurance empire.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 12:48 pm
Cavan-based builders materials group Kingspan has reported a 6% increase in trading profit for the first half of the year to just below €178 million.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 10:50 am
Manufacturers from Britain could rush to establish bases in Northern Ireland to avoid customs tariffs post-Brexit, a lobby group for the industry said.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 10:47 am
The Irish Independent reports that a €7m solar energy project planned by Gaelectric on a 154-acre site in north Dublin has been rejected.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 10:29 am
India's second largest IT services firm, Infosys, has said Vishal Sikka has resigned as CEO, citing a stream of distractions and disruptions in recent months.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 9:28 am
The ousted chief executive of Uber Technologies called a lawsuit filed against him by one of the company's top investors a "public and personal attack" without merit, according to court documents filed yesterday.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 9:25 am
A round up of the week's business news on Morning Ireland.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 9:13 am
A first round of formal talks for the sale of insolvent German airline Air Berlin's assets will be held with its bigger local rival Lufthansa today, ahead of other prospective bidders, a senior labour union official has said.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 6:36 am
A first round of formal talks for the sale of insolvent German airline Air Berlin's assets will be held with its bigger local rival Lufthansa on Friday.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 4:36 pm
Britain has said it is "confident" talks with the European Union will move towards discussing their future relationship by October, in contrast to warnings from the top EU negotiator that the target is receding.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 2:24 pm
Exports from the euro zone rose by almost 4% during June, according to statistics agency Eurostat, though a larger increase in imports caused the bloc's trade surplus to slip.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 10:01 am
Inflation in the euro zone held steady at 1.3% during July, according to European statistics agency Eurostat.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 9:45 am

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