Andrew Fanning

Andrew Fanning

House price inflation cools as supply picks up

House price inflation cools as supply picks up

A report from Daft.ie shows that more properties, 8,200, were put up for sale in May than in any single month since early 2008

Benitez's Newcastle departure a blow for Ashley

Benitez's Newcastle departure a blow for Ashley

The highly-respected Spaniard, who led Liverpool to a famous Champions League victory in Istanbul in 2005, took over at Newcastle at the end of the 2015-16 season

Long-term arrears figure rising again

Long-term arrears figure rising again

While the total number of householders behind with their mortgage payments has now fallen for 22 quarters in a row, the number in arrears for more than 720 days rose at the start of 2019

Linking tax and benefits to inflation positive but costly, ESRI finds

Linking tax and benefits to inflation positive but costly, ESRI finds

It would cost €460 million to peg taxes and welfare payments to prices and €1.2 billion to link them to wage growth

Singapore-based property group's first Dublin buy

Singapore-based property group's first Dublin buy

Mapletree is buying an eight-storey office building known as The Sorting Office in the south docklands from developer Marlet

Corporation tax levels 'long way' from normal, says watchdog

Corporation tax levels 'long way' from normal, says watchdog

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has described the government’s medium-term spending forecasts, set out earlier this year, as 'not credible'

Services surge signals strong economic growth

Services surge signals strong economic growth

New orders rose at the quickest pace for five months, with firms reporting higher demand and improved economic conditions

Brexit still a drag on car sales despite May pick-up

Brexit still a drag on car sales despite May pick-up

SIMI director general Brian Cooke said its figures showed an improvement on May of last year, but added that sales overall this year had been disappointing

May factory growth slowest since Brexit vote

May factory growth slowest since Brexit vote

Weaker demand and unwinding of Brexit stockpiling brought manufacturing index to lowest level since July 2016

Spend more on R&D, Enterprise Ireland warns firms

Spend more on R&D, Enterprise Ireland warns firms

Brexit has already had a negative impact on 40 per cent of its exporting companies, with the figure rising to 60 per cent in the food sector, according to a survey by the state agency

Tourism growth 'not being felt evenly'

Tourism growth 'not being felt evenly'

Tourism Ireland has urged caution despite new figures showing a solid increase in trips to Ireland for the first four months and a pick-up in British visitors

Only 20 per cent of directors at big Irish firms are women

Only 20 per cent of directors at big Irish firms are women

The Gender Balance in Business survey, carried out for the first time this year, provides figures on gender representation at large companies – those with more than 250 employees

OECD calls for bigger property tax take

OECD calls for bigger property tax take

The OECD lowered its growth forecast for the world economy this year from 3.3 per cent to 3.2 per cent, mainly due to the effect of trade tensions on trade levels and investment

INIS delays cause 'stress' to non-EU students

INIS delays cause 'stress' to non-EU students

An ESRI study on behalf of the European Migration Network has shown that the number of non-EEA students coming to Ireland jumped by 45 per cent to 13,500 between 2013 and 2017

Brexit breather puts spring in retailers' step

Brexit breather puts spring in retailers' step

Retail Ireland said the value of sales grew by 4.7 per cent in the first three months of 2019 compared with a year earlier, helped by this year’s milder weather