Andrew Fanning

Andrew Fanning

Watchdog: Rising spending leaves less scope for Brexit measures

Watchdog: Rising spending leaves less scope for Brexit measures

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says spending in 2019 could be as much as €1.3 billion higher than previously expected, due mainly to health overruns and payment of the Christmas bonus

Phil Hogan set for key EU trade portfolio

Phil Hogan set for key EU trade portfolio

His appointment is seen as a signal of EU solidarity with Ireland as Hogan will be in charge of any post-Brexit trade deal to be negotiated with the UK

Firms already counting Brexit cost, Enterprise Ireland study finds

Firms already counting Brexit cost, Enterprise Ireland study finds

10 per cent of the companies surveyed said Brexit had cost their business more than €100,000, while almost 5 per cent put the negative impact at more than €250,000

Brexit knocks confidence in services sector

Brexit knocks confidence in services sector

AIB Ireland's latest survey shows that new business grew at the slowest pace for four months, while business confidence dropped to the lowest level since late 2011 amid Brexit worries

Watchdog's Brexit warning for online shoppers

Watchdog's Brexit warning for online shoppers

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission found that 72 per cent of Irish consumers had bought online from a company based in the UK in the last two years

More people at work, but jobs growth slows

More people at work, but jobs growth slows

Separate figures from the Central Statistics Office showed that the state's population rose to just over 4.92 million in April this year, will all regions of the country showing an increase

Drivers won't need 'green card' to cross border

Drivers won't need 'green card' to cross border

The MIBI had previously warned that a green card - an internationally recognised insurance document - would be needed for all Irish-registered vehicles travelling across the border if the UK left the EU without a deal

Kenmare pays first dividend despite drop in profits

Kenmare pays first dividend despite drop in profits

Kenmare excavated a record amount of ore from its Moma mine during the first half of 2019, but bad weather affected shipments of finished product

Norwegian halts services from Ireland to North America

Norwegian halts services from Ireland to North America

The routes have been affected by the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft and the continued uncertainty about when the planes will return to service

Providence still waiting for key Chinese payment

Providence still waiting for key Chinese payment

Apec is due to drill Providence’s Barryroe oil field off the Cork coast and the payment is part of the contract’s terms. It has been delayed several times, however, since an original deadline was missed

'Substantial' oil find lifts Tullow shares

'Substantial' oil find lifts Tullow shares

Chief executive Paul McDade described the discovery off the coast of Guyana as 'substantial and high value'

Ireland's high debt level still 'a vulnerability'

Ireland's high debt level still 'a vulnerability'

According to the Department of Finance, after several years of declines, the debt per head figure increased last year to €42,500 per person, one of the highest in the OECD

Brexit uncertainty slowing down service sector

Brexit uncertainty slowing down service sector

While new orders continued to increase, the rise was the smallest for three months, and new business from outside Ireland fell for the first time since November 2016

Providence to cut costs as it awaits key payment

Providence to cut costs as it awaits key payment

The company plans to leave its current Dublin office before the end of this year and move to a smaller facility, while all of its technical and support staff will be laid off

Rise in road deaths 'alarming', says RSA

Rise in road deaths 'alarming', says RSA

A report on road safety covering the period from January 1 to July 28 this year showed that 89 people died on the roads, up 7 per cent from 83 in the same period last year