They were delayed when 15 Prison Service drivers turned up for work without licences
Uber faces a lawsuit complaining that the ride-sharing service doesn’t ensure minimum wages or paid vacations for drivers.
Irish consumer sentiment weakened slightly in July, reserving much of June’s improvement, according to the latest KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI index.
The Central Bank has upped its GDP growth forecasts for this and next year, citing stronger domestic spending and growing demand for exports.
Sky has reported sales that topped analysts’ estimates, boosted by subscriptions to its Web-based Now TV service in the UK and new customers in Germany.
Barclays chairman John McFarlane has pledged to step up the pace of his overhaul of the British lender as it set aside more money to cover the cost of redress.
Aer Lingus has reported a 7.1 per cent increase in its second quarter revenue, following robust growth in long-haul services.
A witness statement submitted by former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank David Drumm will be published today.
Web directory franchise ‘thebestof’ has said it plans to create 90 new jobs across Ireland over the next three years.
The High Court has approved a rescue plan which will allow bookmakers Ladbrokes to exit examinership.
The main stories in Wednesday’s papers:
Ford Motor Company has posted a 44 per cent surge in second-quarter profit, exceeding analysts’ estimates.
Origin Enterprises has sold its 32 per cent stake in Valeo Foods, the company which owns the Kelkin and Odlums brands.
The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and KKR Credit have announced a €500 million joint venture with the capacity to build 11,000 housing units.
The main business events for the days ahead.
Customers who lost their home as a result of Permanent TSB’s failure to inform them of the consequences of moving interest rates will have their debts written off.
Vodafone Group plans to reduce as much as 22 per cent of its workforce in Spain following the acquisition of Grupo Corporativo Ono last year.
June saw a decrease in the volume and value of retail sales, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office.
WOW air has reported an 81 per cent load factor on its new flights between Dublin and Reykjavik in June.
UK economic growth accelerated in the second quarter as business services and finance strengthened and North Sea output surged.
Uber has announced that it will set up its first Centre of Excellence outside the United States in Limerick.
Permanent TSB has admitted a “serious failure” with respect to 1,372 mortgage customer accounts following an enforcement investigation by the Central Bank.
British clothes retailer Next has upped its annual sales and profit forecasts after exceeding its own earnings guidance for the first half of the year.
The main stories in Tuesday’s papers.
Convenience food group Greencore has recorded revenue of £346.5 million in the 13 weeks to June 26 — a 6.2 per cent increase on the prior year.
Component makers from Micron Technology to Intel aren’t factoring in a jump in demand in their forecasts, and there are few signs of consumer excitement for new PCs around the release.
Russia’s slump deepened in the second quarter, with the government expressing confidence that the economy remains on track to pull out of recession.
The main business events in the days ahead.
Minister's handout branded a "desperate effort" to stay in power
Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals agreed to buy the generic-drug business of Allergan for about $40.5 billion in cash and stock and ended its hostile bid for Mylan.
European shares declined for a fifth day as worries over China's growth prospects overshadowed some better-than-expected corporate results.
US biopharmaceutical services firm Parexel International is opening a Dublin office, creating 130 jobs in Kilmainham over the next 12 to 18 months.
Irish residential property prices rose by 0.1 per cent in the month of June and were 10.7 per cent higher than at the same time last year, the Central Statistics Office said.
Prices for some hotels in Galway have more than doubled for the city’s annual Race Week, which begins today.
The biggest slump in Chinese shares in eight years led equities lower worldwide and pushed down Spanish and Italian bonds.
Kenmare Resources said production at its Moma mine in Mozambique fell sharply in the first half as it was severely affected by weather-related power outages and strike action.
Merlin Entertainments, the company behind Alton Towers, warned that annual profit would be about nine per cent lower than forecast due to the impact of a roller coaster crash in June.
UBS reported second-quarter profit that beat estimates as income from managing funds for the wealthy more than doubled and equity trading rose to the highest in three years.
Ryanair said first quarter profit after tax rose by 25 per cent to €245 million as passenger traffic grew by 16 per cent to 28 million.
Employers group IBEC has called for tax reform, an additional €1 billion in capital expenditure and improvements to housing and childcare in the 2016 budget.
State pays over €700 million for refugee services in five years, banking inquiry to decide on Drumm tomorrow and IBEC says state must boost capital spending by €1 billion.
The main business events scheduled for the week ahead.
TDs will walk out if former Anglo chief gives evidence by video link ; Drumm: I told Cowen about bank funding pressure at dinner
It has emerged that Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly ignored expert advice by giving €1.5 million in grants to towns in his new constituency.
Support for independents and small parties has continued to increase this month.
US family planning organisation engulfed in major scandal.
State agency accused of being ‘just a receivership model’
Former health minister and tánaiste Mary Harney has taken a substantial stake in a pharmaceutical company