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Figures from the Department of Social Protection show that more than 19,000 people have applied for the Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) in the past seven days.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 8:45 pm
The Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, Ed Sibley, has said the ongoing effect of the Covid 19 pandemic is 'tragic and seismic.'
Posted: September 28, 2020, 4:18 pm
Bus Éireann has announced that it will be cutting Expressway services between Dublin and three other cities from early next year.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 3:23 pm
Sterling soared more than 1% today on hopes that Britain could secure a Brexit trade deal with the European Union by October or at least avoid a cliff-edge exit from the bloc.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 2:44 pm
Uber has won a legal bid to restore its London operating licence which was taken away over safety concerns, after a judge ruled today that the company was a fit and proper operator despite "historical failings".
Posted: September 28, 2020, 2:20 pm
Almost half of companies operating in Ireland's financial services industry felt that the response of the sector here to Covid-19 was better than that of peers in competing jurisdictions.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 1:34 pm
A spokesperson for the Real Estate Alliance (REA) has said that real estate agents around the country are seeing a fall off in the length of time it takes to sell properties - with the time falling from ten to seven weeks.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 1:30 pm
There was a reduction of approximately 10% in the number of mortgage accounts in arrears during the three months from April to June, mainly due to the introduction of Covid-related payment breaks.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 1:10 pm
Working from home has numerous benefits, but unsuitable furniture may leave workers at risk from repetitive strain injuries
Posted: September 28, 2020, 12:30 pm
Quinn Industrial Holdings has reported higher EBITDA and lower turnover for the year to the end of December as it announced a new brand identity for the organisation.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 12:13 pm
August saw a big increase in the level of overseas travel to and from Ireland compared to the previous month, but overseas trips remain dramatically lower than the same month last year.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 11:48 am
Sinn Féin's Finance Spokesperson has said his party has written to the SIPO in relation to the appointment of the former Fine Gael Senator Michael D'Arcy as chief executive of the Irish Association of Investment Managers to confirm if the appointment "is in breach of the law".
Posted: September 28, 2020, 11:16 am
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that retail sales volumes increased 9.1% in August compared with the same time last year - the third month of annual growth in a row.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 11:04 am
Diageo, the world's largest spirits maker, said today it has made a strong start to its fiscal year 2021, with many countries easing their Covid-19 restrictions and its US business performing ahead of expectations.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 8:36 am
A new survey shows that telecommunications has overtaken housing as a key priority for infrastructure investment as remote working continues for many during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 8:27 am
Casino operator Caesars is in advanced talks with William Hill on a takeover offer that values the British bookmaker at £2.9 billion and would give it full control of their US sports-betting and online gaming joint venture.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 7:25 am
Customers of mobile network Three will finally be able to access a 5G service from today with the launch of the operator's new network.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 7:05 am
The UK has declined to say it will withdraw legislation that breaches the Northern Ireland Protocol, according to a vice-president of the European Commission following a key meeting of EU and UK officials today.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 6:57 am
The scheme put in place by the banks to offer payment breaks to borrowers struggling financially due to the Covid-19 pandemic will stop accepting new applications as planned from the end of this month, the Government has confirmed.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 6:38 am
TikTok has won a last-minute reprieve as a US federal judge halted enforcement of a politically charged ban ordered by the Trump administration on downloads of the popular video app, hours before it was set to take effect.
Posted: September 28, 2020, 3:32 am

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