Andrew Fanning

Andrew Fanning

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

Warming up: Central Bank sees risk as it lifts growth forecast

Warming up: Central Bank sees risk as it lifts growth forecast

While its latest bulletin is full of positive forecasts for the economy, the Central Bank says there is a risk that continued strong expansion could give rise to overheating

O'Leary urges Boeing to act quickly on Max delays

O'Leary urges Boeing to act quickly on Max delays

The Ryanair chief executive said he was concerned the airline would receive zero Boeing 737 Max planes by summer 2020

IMF warns against using tariffs as trade weapon

IMF warns against using tariffs as trade weapon

The organisation said world growth remained subdued due to US-China trade conflicts, Brexit uncertainty and political tensions such as those in the Persian Gulf

Johnson to become new British prime minister

Johnson to become new British prime minister

Speaking after the vote was announced, he said he would bring 'a new spirit of can-do' to the country, adding 'we are going to get Brexit done'

Lack of boardroom planning hits diversity efforts

Lack of boardroom planning hits diversity efforts

Some findings of an Institute of Directors report reinforce the perception that board appointments in Ireland are about ‘who you know’, says the organisation's chief executive

No-deal Brexit could trigger 'year-long' UK recession

No-deal Brexit could trigger 'year-long' UK recession

The Office for Budget Responsibility also says tax and spending proposals made by Johnson and Hunt would be likely to increase government borrowing by tens of billions of pounds

Brexit shadow hanging over tourism despite growth

Brexit shadow hanging over tourism despite growth

While the fall in sterling has made holidays and short breaks in Ireland more expensive for British visitors, it has also made Britain more affordable for visitors from some of Ireland’s key markets

Providence extends payment deadline again

Providence extends payment deadline again

Shares rise after statement says payment from Chinese partner 'expected to be completed shortly'

Central Bank given new power as risks rise

Central Bank given new power as risks rise

A ‘Systemic Risk Buffer’ will give the regulator the ability to require banks to hold extra capital to protect themselves against potential risks to the financial system

Don't waste corporation tax 'surprise', warns Ibec

Don't waste corporation tax 'surprise', warns Ibec

Its pre-budget submission calls for a new Commission on Taxation, a renewal of the help to buy scheme, a land value tax and more support for indigenous businesses

C&C exit latest blow to Dublin market

C&C exit latest blow to Dublin market

The drinks group said most of its revenues, earnings and activities now came from the UK following its acquisition of distribution company Matthew Clark Bibendum last year

Export boost keeps services sector growing

Export boost keeps services sector growing

The latest survey of the services sector provides more reassuring news about the Irish economy after manufacturing activity declined for the first time in six years in June

More pressure zones added as rents keep rising

More pressure zones added as rents keep rising

The Residential Tenancies Board has been given new powers and can now investigate and sanction breaches of the rules governing rent pressure zones

Lobbying watchdog wants more powers on 'cooling-off' rules

Lobbying watchdog wants more powers on 'cooling-off' rules

SIPO's 2018 lobbying report records the first breach of the rules covering public officials moving into the private sector