The Beckman Coulter factory in Galway is to close with the loss of 140 jobs.
Aergo Capital, the aviation leasing company co-owned by Denis O'Brien, has been sold to CarVal Investors, the asset-management unit of Cargill.
West Pharmaceutical Services is to create 150 jobs with a $100 million investment in a new component manufacturing plant in Waterford.
The UK government, almost 3,000 Virgin Money staff and entrepreneur Richard Branson will share a multi-million pound windfall when the challenger bank lists in London in the coming weeks.
As Ryanair posts more growth, Barry J Whyte profiles its colourful chief executive Michael O’Leary and his own personal transformation to a more caring, family friendly image.
European shares fell to their lowest level in more than five weeks amid growing concern that the European Central Bank's asset-buying programme will disappoint.
Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying faces a deadline from student leaders to resign or see an escalation of pro-democracy protests that have choked city streets for nearly a week.
Rocket Internet is set to complete Germany’s biggest IPO since 2007, pricing the €1.6 billion sale at the top end of its range and turning the founding Samwer brothers into billionaires.
Domino's Pizza said that its Irish business had enjoyed its best quarter of the year so far as like-for-like sales grew by 5.3 per cent in the 13 weeks to September 28.
After Mario Draghi pledged to buy asset-backed securities and covered bonds in September, all eyes are now on the details of the programme due to be unveiled today.
Ryanair said passenger numbers grew by five per cent to 8.5 million in September from 8.1 million a year ago.
Noonan moves to defuse McNulty controversy, Central Bank keen to impose loan limits and unemployment at lowest level since 2009.
Trinity College Dublin has fallen out of the top 100 in the latest Times Higher Education world university rankings, which were released yesterday.
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PricewaterhouseCoopers has announced that it will create more than 800 jobs in Northern Ireland by 2019.
The numbers signing on to the Live Register dropped by 4,700 in September, according to the latest statistics from the Central Statistics Office.
Irish manufacturing grew robustly again in September, marking the 15th month in a row that the sector was in positive territory.
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Britain’s financial watchdog has launched a probe into accounting practices at crisis hit retailer Tesco.
The number of bankruptcies registered in Ireland in 2014 to date increased eight fold, when compared with the number of bankruptcies registered in 2011, new figures show.
Irish builders merchanting and DIY group, Grafton has completed the purchase of a Brussels based merchant in business, it said.
Any possible sale of either PayPal or EBay will be watched closely in Dublin and Dundalk, where the two employ almost 3,000 staff.
The first case of deadly Ebola diagnosed in the US has been confirmed in Dallas, in a man who travelled from Liberia.
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The ongoing tensions between the European Union and Russia over the crisis in Ukraine are creating obstacles for Irish exporters to Russia, according to the Ireland Russian Business Association.
The British economy grew faster than estimated during the second quarter, extending a recovery that’s now seen as more robust than previously thought.
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Global internet phishing attacks were down 22 per cent in August, according to RSA security group.
EBay, the world’s biggest online marketplace, said it would split off its payments arm PayPal, finally bowing to pressure from activist shareholder Carl Icahn after nine months.
Distribution services group DCC has announced that it plans to sell two business, Robert Roberts and Kelkin, to Irish foods group Valeo Foods, in a deal worth €60 million.
Euro zone annual inflation dropped to 0.3 per cent in September, down from 0.4 per cent in August, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat.
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Appropriate spending in publically funded higher education institutions is a high priority for Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan despite claims from college presidents that universities and institutes of technology are “over-regulated”, the Minister has said.
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Negotiations for the long awaited farm out of the Barryroe oil find off the coast of Cork are at an advanced stage, according to Irish oil explorer Providence Resources.
Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer is again facing more pressure to sell the company or change how it manages cash, following the call last week from activist investor Starboard Value for Yahoo to merge with AOL.
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New research from venture capital researcher CB Insights suggests that 70 per cent of startups typically die about 20 months after their last financing round and having raised about $1.3 million.
European shares fell as unrest in Hong Kong hit shares exposed to the territory, such as banks HSBC and Standard Chartered, and euro zone confidence declined.
More than 1,000 jobs in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) were saved by the examinership process in the first nine months of the year, a new survey shows.
Irish retail sales fell by 2.9 per cent in August from July but were 6.8 per cent higher than a year earlier, the Central Statistics Office said.
Ireland is confident there is no breach of state aid rules in the case of Apple, the Department of Finance has said.
GameAccount Network has reported a loss before tax of £0.9 million in the first half compared with a pre-tax profit of £4.9 million a year earlier, impacted by on-going investment in the business.
Discount retailer Dealz has announced plans to open a further 10 stores in Ireland, creating 300 new jobs.
Eircom said its chief executive Herb Hribar has decided not to renew his contract and is stepping down from his position.