Andrew Fanning

Andrew Fanning

Business surveys pointing to Irish growth slowdown

Business surveys pointing to Irish growth slowdown

New figures indicate that the global economic slowdown and Brexit worries that have hit the manufacturing sector of the economy are now starting to spread into the service sector

Providence searches for new Barryroe partners

Providence searches for new Barryroe partners

Exploration company refuses to extend deadline for $9 million payment agreed with Chinese company Apec

Manufacturing slump continues as Brexit fears mount

Manufacturing slump continues as Brexit fears mount

Confidence among Irish manufacturing businesses sank to the lowest level in more than seven years in September, as orders from abroad fell at their fastest pace since 2009

No-deal Brexit could wipe out growth next year

No-deal Brexit could wipe out growth next year

The ESRI warns that if trade disruption and turbulence in financial markets from a no-deal Brexit were particularly severe, it is 'not inconceivable' that the Irish economy could shrink in 2020

'No quick fix', says watchdog as rents keep rising

'No quick fix', says watchdog as rents keep rising

RTB director Rosalind Carroll said that while the annual pace of rental growth had slowed, the continued growth levels over consecutive quarters were 'not sustainable'

One-third of farms vulnerable even before Brexit

One-third of farms vulnerable even before Brexit

A report by a Central Bank economist says the risk of a damaging Brexit outcome 'looms large' over the sector and has compounded long-running concerns over low incomes

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