European shares fell as investors remained wary of the situation in Ukraine and cautious ahead of the release of US non-farm payrolls data later today.
RSA Insurance has appointed Ken Norgrove as chief executive of its Irish unit, subject to approval by the Central Bank.
DAA said it has been granted leave by the High Court to seek an injunction against SIPTU to prevent the union from taking industrial action at Dublin and Cork airports next Friday.
Banks to refund €67 million over mis-sold payment protection polices, HMV to create 35 jobs as it reopens on Grafton Street and new private car sales surge 23 per cent in February.
The number of new private cars licensed for the first time surged by 23 per cent to 11,906 in February, the Central Statistics Office said.
Industrial production rose by 0.4 per cent on the month in January but was down by 1.4 per cent on last January, the CSO said.
HMV is returning to Dublin's Grafton Street with the opening of a new store in the old A Wear premises.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Dublin for a gathering of the European People's Party, her first visit to Ireland since 2008.
A 64-year-old physicist, identified by Newsweek magazine as Bitcoin’s creator, denied any role in the digital currency, saying he first heard of it three weeks ago.
Apple paid €36 million tax on $7.1 billion profits at Irish unit, Dublin Port lodges plan for €200 million overhaul and banks forced to refund €67 million over payment protection policies.
More than €67 million will be returned to consumers who were mis-sold payment protection products since 2007.
The number of female company directors in Ireland has grown by more than 53,000 over the last ten years, according to new figures released by Vision-net.
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A new proposal announced this morning would outsource 200 Bank of Ireland jobs to Accenture by June.
The newly formed Pensions Authority and Pensions Council bodies aim to strengthen governance of occupational pensions and give consumers greater input into policy.
Dublin Port Company will apply for ten-year planning permission to redevelop parts of Alexandra Basin and Dublin Port.
European shares hovered near six-year highs after the ECB left interest rates unchanged and as investors awaited the release of US jobless claims data.
The European Central Bank (ECB) kept interest rates unchanged as stronger inflation and economic output reduced the need for officials to take action.
ICG operating profit up 13 per cent, Paddy Power's Pistorius ad is pulled in the UK and Russia-Ukraine stand-off goes online as hackers attack.
The Central Bank said it has reprimanded Ava Capital Markets and fined it €165,000 for breaches of EU regulations on the markets in financial instruments.
Cyberspace is fast becoming a battlefield for Ukrainian and Russian partisans even as ground troops from the two countries continue their military stand-off.
A recent spate of fund-raising by Irish startups has given notice that the sector is ready to move to the next level, writes Philip Connolly.
The latest iteration of the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs includes several tax related policy changes. In a new column, tax expert Brian Keegan details the key measures.
Paddy Power has been ordered to withdraw its controversial ad, which offers odds on the trial of Oscar Pistorius for murder, from British newspapers.
Most data comparisons suggest that Ireland is in a better place today than when the government assumed the levers of power three years ago, writes Jim Power.
Ryanair said traffic grew by seven per cent or 300,000 to 4.5 million customers in February but Aer Lingus reported a 1.2 per cent drop to 640,000 passengers last month.
EU says Irish house prices undervalued by 13 per cent, investment fund to sink €6.8 billion into economy and Eircom investors share in €64 million windfall.
Origin Enterprises, which is 68 per cent owned by Aryzta, said group operating profit was down by 19 per cent to €10.7 million in the first-half.
Irish Continental Group (ICG) said rose by 3.4 per cent last year as its operating profit increased by 13.2 per cent to €30 million.
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The coming weeks will see the Taoiseach doing a fair bit of swanking around on the world stage. But don't fall into the trap of thinking the government jet is comfy, writes Pat Leahy.
The National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF) is becoming a hunter rather than a gatherer. The results could be very interesting, writes Philip Connolly.
Belfast property investor Paddy McKillen has successfully acquired his loans from IBRC.
The first meeting of the expert panel established to try to solve the airport pension dispute will take place this Friday, according to sources.
Ireland’s jobless rate fell to 11.9 per cent in February, the lowest level since April 2009, according to the latest data from the Central Statistics Office.
The value of turnover in the Irish property investment market could exceed €3 billion in 2014, said property consultants Savills Ireland in a report.
Technology company, VCE plans to create up to 150 new research and development positions at its international headquarters in Cork.
Ireland’s National Pension Reserve Fund is no more after a government decision to rebrand it as the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF).
New York-based private equity firm Cerberus has completed the acquisition of Irish waste company Greenstar.
Microsoft’s former chief executive Steve Ballmer said he’s sorry he didn’t combine hardware and software development sooner after the company missed out on Apple’s smartphone success.
Ireland’s migratory entrepreneurs are providing a huge boost to the British economy, according to a new report.
Irish services companies saw further sharp growth of activity during January, according to the latest Investec Purchasing Managers' Index of activity in the services sector.
Builders merchanting and DIY Group, Grafton posted a 35 per cent jump in profit before tax to £64.9 million for 2013 on the back of an 8 per cent rise in revenue to £1.9 billion.
AIB has cut €2 billion off its pre tax losses after a 55 per cent fall to €1.7 billion for the year to the end of December.
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