Skoda Ireland’s sales figures are up 26 per cent from 2013, with 3,544 new vehicles delivered to customers during the first quarter of the year.
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New public procurement guidelines outlined by the Government today aim to make it easier for small businesses to bid for work across the public sector.
Irish oil and gas exploration company Providence has been offered a follow-on frontier exploration licence (FEL)for its Newgrange option.
Monthly disposable income amongst all adults has increased by 13 euro since April 2013, according to the latest tracker survey by the Irish League of Credit Unions.
Drinks company Diageo reported a slight increase in net sales over the past nine months in a trading statement released this morning.
Yahoo proposed three new directors to shore up its dwindling board, as chief executive officer Marissa Mayer continues to revamp the Web portal.
European stocks were little changed this morning as US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen yesterday reiterated that the central bank will continue to support the country’s economy.
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Irish startup Emizar helps multinationals reduce the costs associated with providing customer service. We spoke to Ken Behan, chief sales officer, to see how Emizar's software works.
The jury in the Anglo trial will resume deliberations today on charges against the bank’s former finance director, William McAteer, and former head of lending in Ireland, Pat Whelan.
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European stocks rose the most in six weeks as data from the United States showed housing and industrial activity increased in March.
Former Anglo chief Sean FitzPatrick has been found not guilty on all counts in the Anglo bank trial.
AT&T is bringing its high-speed wireless access to Volvo’s cars.
NAMA likely to make a profit, chairman says, Revenue collects 3.3% more tax in 2013 and Irish Dairy Board to create 50 jobs as sales rise five per cent.
There is "every prospect now" that the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) will make a profit, its chairman Frank Daly said.
The Revenue Commissioners collected €37.87 billion in tax last year, up 3.3 per cent on 2012, its annual report shows.
Shares in Irish Residential Property REIT began trading on the Irish Stock Exchange today, rising to €1.04 from an issue price of €1.
Aurivo, the former Connacht Gold, said operating profit last year rose to €5.25 million from €1.75 million as turnover grew by 11 per cent to €454 million.
A shock drop in March euro zone inflation to its lowest level since November 2009 was confirmed today, keeping pressure on the ECB to intervene should prices not rebound.
Half of Irish households are forced to go into debt just to pay essential bills, new research has found.
European shares bounced back from the previous session's losses after China reported economic growth a touch above forecasts while a rise in retailer Tesco also lifted markets.
Defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has given up plans to rebuild under bankruptcy protection and has asked a Tokyo court to allow it to be liquidated.
China’s expansion moderated to the weakest pace in six quarters and property construction plunged, testing leaders’ commitment to keep reining in credit.
The Irish Dairy Board has announced plans to create 50 new jobs in Cork as turnover rose by five per cent last year to €2.1 billion on the back of record sales of Kerrygold butter.
Yahoo gain posted anaemic quarterly revenue growth as the internet company's advertising business continues to lag its rivals.
Tesco, Britain’s largest retailer, reported a second straight decline in annual profit after sales slumped amid an onslaught by discounters.
Standing charge for water likely to be under €50 a year, Noonan pledges to widen tax bands in budget and just paying bills leaves half of households in debt.
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European stocks furthered their decline this evening after reports that Russian troops had entered villages in eastern Ukraine and German confidence data eroded investor confidence.
Insofar as government has been communicating a coherent message this year, one of its refrains has been that after years of austerity, help is on the way this year.
German wind turbine manufacturer Enercon has opened a new European sales office in Santry.
Nadine O'Regan's review of Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch", winner of this year's Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Three companies to create nearly 50 jobs in Dublin, Providence confirms Barryroe talks as shares surge and AIB names Stephen White as chief operating officer.
European shares were little changed as investors weighed violence in eastern Ukraine and worse-than-forecast German confidence data.
An Italian court ruled that former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi must visit a centre for the elderly at least once a week as he serves a one-year sentence for tax fraud doing community service.
The euro zone's trade surplus widened in February from a year earlier on rising exports with imports unchanged, the EU's statistics office Eurostat said.
Providence Resources said it is "in commercial discussions with a number of interested third parties" in relation to its Barryroe oil field off the Cork coast.
Three companies have announced plans to create nearly 50 jobs in Dublin between them.
European banking stress tests to be carried out this year represent "another step for us here in Ireland in restoring our banking sector", the Central Bank's Cyril Roux said.
AIB has announced the appointment of Stephen White as its new chief operating officer.
Goodbody Stockbrokers has raised its forecasts for domestic demand in the Irish economy to 2.5 per cent this year and 2.7 per cent next year.
Debenhams, Britain's second largest department store group, posted a 24.5 per cent fall in first-half profit.
Google has acquired solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace as the web search giant ramps up plans to deliver wireless internet access to remote parts of the world.
Hospitals face cuts if top-ups not stopped, SuperValu closes gap on Tesco in retail market and women settling for less pay than men.