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Europe is too vulnerable to the global power of the dollar and must ensure the international standing of its euro currency to challenge US dominance, the EU executive has said.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 5:07 pm
Truck drivers travelling to France could be required to have a negative Covid-19 antigen test result within days, ministers heard today.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 2:58 pm
Traffic volumes in Dublin are now almost 60% higher than they were during the first lockdown last March, according to figures from Dublin City Council and the AA.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 2:57 pm
Casino operator MGM Resorts International has today scrapped plans to buy Ladbrokes owner Entain, saying it does not intend to submit a revised proposal for the British firm that snubbed an $11 billion takeover approach earlier this month.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 2:19 pm
The volume of cargo passing through Dublin Port in the last three months of last year rose by 7.6% as pre-Brexit stockpiling, Christmas trading and a bounce caused by a relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions converted into higher demand for goods.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 2:08 pm
The privately owned Beacon Hospital in Dublin has signed up to treat public patients under the safety net 'surge capacity' agreement with the Health Service Executive.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 1:15 pm
Irish consumers are now the most anxious in Europe for the second time in three months, according to Deloitte Ireland's latest State of the Consumer Tracker, as confidence in shopping in-store has plummeted by 12%.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 1:15 pm
Irish nursing home group, Trinity Care, has been sold to Belgian healthcare property investment specialist Cofinimmo.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 12:59 pm
Goldman Sachs Group today dwarfed estimates with a 153% jump in fourth-quarter profit, powered by another strong performance at its core bond trading and underwriting business and an uptick in merger and acquisition activity.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 12:39 pm
The energy regulator has said that domestic customers could save hundreds of euro every year by switching gas and electricity providers or renegotiating with suppliers.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 12:35 pm
Bank of America posted a drop in fourth-quarter profit today that still topped Wall Street expectations and pointed to signs of an economic recovery as the pace of consumer spending gathers steam.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 12:06 pm
150 new jobs are to be created by the hearing healthcare provider, Hidden Hearing.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 12:00 pm
A Dublin Starbucks outlet has been ordered to pay €12,000 compensation to an Irish customer with Thai heritage after an employee drew what was referred to in a hearing as 'slanty' eyes on the woman's cup.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 11:47 am
An investigation is to be launched by the OECD into the ESB's use of coal from a controversial Colombian mine following a complaint by human rights and environmental non-governmental organisations.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 11:34 am
Residential property prices rose on an annual basis for the first time in six months in November after disruption from the initial Covid-19 lockdown of the economy halted seven years of unbroken annual growth.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 11:20 am
January is a really brilliant time of the year to address your finances as we cope with pandemics, global economic uncertainty and changing financial circumstances.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 10:57 am
Norwegian renewable energy investment firm Aker Horizons has agreed a deal to take a 75% stake in global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 9:55 am
The relationship between the outgoing US president and Mark Zuckerberg is one based on financial and communicative co-dependency
Posted: January 19, 2021, 9:52 am
The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation has outlined nine key policies which it says are needed to safeguard the industry as it continues to deal with the harsh impact of the Covid-19 restrictions.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 8:34 am
4site, a subsidiary of the Indigo Telecom Group Limited, has announced the creation of 100 jobs over the next three years in Limerick.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 7:21 am


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