Peter O’Dwyer

Peter O’Dwyer

Broadband plan is waste of taxpayers’ money, says report

Broadband plan is waste of taxpayers’ money, says report

Oireachtas Communications Committee concludes procurement process was ‘restrictive, redundant and unfit for purpose’

Wind sector braced for year of ‘stagnation’

Wind sector braced for year of ‘stagnation’

An industry lobby group has warned about delays in the government’s rollout of the Renewable Energy Support Scheme, which will not now be ready until next year

‘Dark Destroyer’ makes light of his devastating verdicts

‘Dark Destroyer’ makes light of his devastating verdicts

Short-seller Matthew Earl says his nickname is unearned. Those at the sharp end of his negative reports, such as First Derivatives and Kerry Group, might beg to differ

No time limit on tracker complaints after ‘review’ by Bank of Ireland

No time limit on tracker complaints after ‘review’ by Bank of Ireland

Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Ger Deering last week raised concerns that some banks were challenging his office’s attempts to investigate hundreds of tracker complaints by claiming they fell outside a six-year legal time frame

CRH to carry on divesting in bid to become ‘more focused’

CRH to carry on divesting in bid to become ‘more focused’

Building materials group CRH is to continue its divestment strategy, which has seen it agree €2...

Kenmare Resources looks to higher returns from 2021

Kenmare Resources looks to higher returns from 2021

Shareholders in Kenmare Resources can expect higher returns from 2021 onwards after the Irish min...

Key spending watchdog warns departments on need to cut costs

Key spending watchdog warns departments on need to cut costs

A number of high-profile departments, including housing, education and justice, are in danger of overshooting their budgets by the end of the year, the Parliamentary Budget Office has said

Cork to get nearly double broadband fund of Mayo and Galway

Cork to get nearly double broadband fund of Mayo and Galway

National Broadband Ireland’s €290m investment will cover nearly 75,000 premises in Cork; the next largest recipients are Galway, Mayo, Donegal and Kerry

Norwegian says Max 737 woes a factor in closing of Irish routes

Norwegian says Max 737 woes a factor in closing of Irish routes

Norwegian Airlines has said it pulled its transatlantic routes from Ireland as a result of poor r...

Harland & Wolff given extra time to assess potential offers

Harland & Wolff given extra time to assess potential offers

Accountants BDO said they had held 'positive discussions' with potential suitors, and as such had extended a period of temporary unpaid lay-offs for workers at the shipyard

Industrial devolution: The North's manufacturing future

Industrial devolution: The North's manufacturing future

Landmark Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff is on the brink of closure while other titans of Northern Irish industry have already fallen. There are hopes, however, that a new focus on technology could safeguard the North’s economic prosperity

Shorts: A brief history of a Belfast manufacturing giant

Shorts: A brief history of a Belfast manufacturing giant

Bombardier is the largest manufacturing firm in the North and an icon of its industrial manufactu...

No-deal Brexit: The fallout

No-deal Brexit: The fallout

The Northern Ireland Civil Service’s (NICS) report on a no-deal Brexit makes for sobering readi...

Spiralling insurance costs may not be tackled for years

Spiralling insurance costs may not be tackled for years

Competition and Consumer Protection Commission will not complete public liability study until late 2020

Moving houses: Banks sitting on over 1,000 vacant properties

Moving houses: Banks sitting on over 1,000 vacant properties

A decade on from the crash, banks and other financial institutions are working to get thousands of properties - surrendered or repossessed - off their books and back into the housing supply. Here’s how they’re doing