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Movers & Shakers

Much-scorned Steorn is refusing to admit defeat

Much-scorned Steorn is refusing to admit defeat

The Irish technology company ridiculed in the world press for its promise of perpetual free energy is still developing products

McEniff’s betting firm sees sales rocket

McEniff’s betting firm sees sales rocket

Parker Green strikes deal to buy Nama-era debts

Parker Green strikes deal to buy Nama-era debts

Waterford Wedgwood settlement will decide future pension liability

Waterford Wedgwood settlement will decide future pension liability

Eleven wound-up pension schemes, including Waterford Wedgwood, have sought state support under the government’s Pensions Insolvency Payments scheme for insolvent pension schemes since 2009.

Kerry Group pushing for €110m motorway upgrade

Kerry Group pushing for €110m motorway upgrade

Kerry Group is pushing for a €110 million motorway upgrade to put an end to traffic gridlock for workers arriving at its new innovation centre.

Ex-FG spin doctor Flannery hired to lobby for gas installers

Ex-FG spin doctor Flannery hired to lobby for gas installers

Former Fine Gael strategist Frank Flannery has been hired to lobby for a crackdown on rogue gas installers.

Brendan O'Carroll: State and banks need to do much more to support entrepreneurs

Brendan O'Carroll: State and banks need to do much more to support entrepreneurs

Irish comedian and actor Brendan O’Carroll has criticised the lack of support from the state and banks in Ireland for budding entrepreneurs and said facilities need to be available for people with business ideas.

Deutsche Bank to buy Project Boyne

Deutsche Bank to buy Project Boyne

Deutsche Bank has agreed a deal with the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) to purchase Project Boyne, a €287 million loan portfolio, according to industry sources.

Dunnes vote result due  in March

Dunnes vote result due in March

The results of a ballot of thousands of Dunnes Stores workers for industrial action will be known by early March. The ballot is being conducted by the trade union Mandate, which represents 4,000 of the 10,000 staff employed by the company in its 112

Danske exit sparks credit scheme revamp

Danske exit sparks credit scheme revamp

The credit guarantee scheme is being overhauled to help thousands of businesses affected by the departure of Danske Bank and other lenders.

Shareholders’ group plans ‘class action’ against PTSB

Shareholders’ group plans ‘class action’ against PTSB

Ten thousand former shareholders in Permanent TSB will be invited this week to join a quasi-class action group being built by a small group of former investors in the nationalised bank, with potentially half a billion euro at stake.

Asia’s richest man expands empire into Ireland

Asia’s richest man expands empire into Ireland

The multibillionaire who controls Three Mobile has opened a $2 billion business in Dublin as his giant conglomerate moves to break into the aviation market, according to industry sources.

The Spread

The Spread

On the Spot

On the Spot

Ronan Ó Coisdealbha head of sport at TG4 Television since 1999