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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said it is certainly possible that Britain will ask for an extension of its 29 March deadline to exit the European Union, but not inevitable.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 5:25 pm
Massgoers in some Dublin parishes will soon be able to make contactless payments when making an offering in church.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 5:09 pm
Ulster Bank and Permanent TSB have followed Bank of Ireland in issuing some new credit and debit cards to customers in the wake of last year's Ticketmaster data breach.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 4:56 pm
US President Donald Trump has said he may extend the March 1st deadline for reaching a trade deal with China while keeping current tariffs in place.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 4:52 pm
Five years on from the collapse of Setanta Insurance, 411 people are still awaiting the settlement of personal injury claims made to the insurer.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 4:20 pm
The pound edged higher today as strong British retail sales lifted sentiment.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 4:19 pm
The value of goods exports rose by 15% to a record €140.8 billion last year as a fall in the goods sold into Britain was substantially offset by increases to almost all of Ireland's other major trade partners.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 2:37 pm
Mr Kipling cakes maker Premier Foods said it has decided against selling Ambrosia rice pudding and custards brand to cut debt of over £500m.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 2:30 pm
As the Brexit crisis deepens, two of the titans of Wall Street have starkly differing views of the ultimate outcome - Goldman Sachs sees a 50% probability of a ratified deal while JPMorgan sees a delay.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 1:28 pm
Ulster Bank has made a provision for another non-performing loan sale this year.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 12:50 pm
Ulster Bank has reported a "modest" operating profit of €15m for the year to the end of December, a marked improvement on the operating loss of €151m it reported in 2017.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 12:27 pm
Natterjack, a new Irish whiskey created by Gortinore Distillers & Co, is set to launch on the international market.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 12:22 pm
British retail sales rebounded strongly in January as steep clothing discounts attracted wary shoppers, bucking a slowdown in consumer spending ahead of Brexit.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 10:45 am
The fifth plenary session of the All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit is taking place at Dublin Castle.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 10:40 am
Yew Grove REIT has agreed a deal to buy Unit 2600 at Cork Airport Business Park for €7.5m, its first investment in the city.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 10:36 am
Royal Bank of Scotland has today unveiled a better than expected dividend for long-suffering investors after its profit more than doubled in 2018.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 9:23 am
The British government has said UK Prime Minister Theresa May will continue with her strategy of seeking changes to the Northern Ireland backstop in the EU Withdrawal Agreement.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 8:06 am
German insurer Allianz said its net profit rose 19% in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, in line with expectations, and said it was aiming for a larger operating profit target in 2019.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 7:58 am
Factory and consumer price inflation in China rose at a slower rate than expected in January as global growth cools and the US trade war drags on, official data showed today.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 7:49 am
The Fiat Chrysler Group, Ford and Volkswagen led a 4.6% decline in European car registrations in January, industry data showed.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 7:39 am


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