Andrew Fanning

Andrew Fanning

Some migrant findings 'concerning', says ESRI

Some migrant findings 'concerning', says ESRI

A report on how well migrants are settling into Ireland finds, however, that many non-Irish nationals are matching Irish people in several key social and economic measures

Aryzta's fund-raising plan scrapes through

Aryzta's fund-raising plan scrapes through

Bakery group says it will continue to consult shareholders after narrow vote at annual general meeting

TRG buys Wagamama chain for £357m

TRG buys Wagamama chain for £357m

The Restaurant Group, headed by former Paddy Power chief executive Andy McCue, said it believed there was the potential for 40-60 new Wagamama outlets in the UK

'Tale of three economies' on island of Ireland

'Tale of three economies' on island of Ireland

The Nevin Economic Research Institute says that a productivity gap between the foreign and domestic sectors is concealing weaknesses in the Republic’s economy

Greencore shares slump on US sale news

Greencore shares slump on US sale news

Greencore bought the former Peacock Foods business in late 2016 for almost $750m amid hopes that it could bring its US revenues to $1 billion over five to ten years

Central Bank steps up corporation tax warning

Central Bank steps up corporation tax warning

The bank's latest bulletin paints a broadly positive economic picture, but repeats warnings of risks, pointing out that the recent surge in corporation tax resembles that of property-related taxes during the boom

Naughten 'left himself open' - Varadkar

Naughten 'left himself open' - Varadkar

Denis Naughten told the Dáil it was clear that the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar no longer had confidence in him

McCourt offloads remaining Enet stake

McCourt offloads remaining Enet stake

David McCourt said he was selling the 22 per cent stake 'in order to fully commit our time, energy and resources' to his group's bid for the National Broadband Plan contract

'Patience running out': Business groups unite on Brexit

'Patience running out': Business groups unite on Brexit

Leaders of Chambers Ireland, the British Chambers of Commerce and the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce are in Dublin to call for a deal that provides 'clarity and continuity' for trade

Energy start-up to use fresh funding for UK expansion

Energy start-up to use fresh funding for UK expansion

Hometree, an energy start-up co-founded by Dubliner Simon Phelan, has been trying to shake up Britain’s home boiler market, where 1.7 million units are installed each year

Tax cuts hard to justify, says ESRI

Tax cuts hard to justify, says ESRI

In its latest economic commentary, the think-tank favours a ‘holding’ budget, mainly because of Brexit risks and the need for housing investment

Smurfit Kappa 'no longer controls' Venezuela business

Smurfit Kappa 'no longer controls' Venezuela business

The paper and packaging group has blamed the 'continuing action and interference' of the Venezuelan government for the move

Policing commission says current system 'set up to fail'

Policing commission says current system 'set up to fail'

Chairperson Kathleen O’Toole says current shortcomings are not down to resources, but 'critical systemic problems related to structures, accountability mechanisms, management processes and culture'

Brexit and CAP changes could hit farm 'resurgence'

Brexit and CAP changes could hit farm 'resurgence'

Central Bank economist Thomas Conefrey estimates that the value of farming industry production last year was just over €8 billion, up 46 per cent from 2010

Is residential property market finally cooling?

Is residential property market finally cooling?

Figures from the Central Statistics Office show that home prices rose at an annual rate of 10.4 per cent in July. The annual pace of growth was 11.9 per cent in June, and the rate has now eased for four months in a row