Focus on 2019 rate hike ahead of key ECB meeting

The euro could strengthen should ECB president Mario Draghi stick tomorrow to indications that monetary policy could be tightened next year, just as the US central ...

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Apple and Google still on radar, says EU’s Vestager

EU regulators looked into Apple’s mobile payment service and found it was not market dominant but they could review it again if they receive formal complaints, ...

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Instead of hiding under the covers, seek solutions

Instead of hiding under the covers every time someone outlines threats to the future, we should take inspiration from how our forefathers addressed the challenges ...

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Ex-manager at Irish Nationwide Building Society disqualified for breaching financial services law

A former senior manager at Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) has been fined €23,000 and disqualified for 18 years by the Central Bank after his involvement ...

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Detention extended for former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn

A Tokyo court has ruled that Nissan's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, and another executive will remain in custody until December 20, more than a month after their ...

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18 artists receive €360,000 in Next Generation bursaries

The Arts Council has today announced that 18 artists have been awarded Next Generation bursaries.

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Aldar Tissues to double job numbers following acquisition by Zeus

The number of jobs at an Irish sustainable tissue manufacturer and distributor are set to double.

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Google boss Sundar Pichai prepares for Congress grilling

Chief executive will answer questions about the company’s handling of user data.

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Dublin and Cork to trial low emission buses

The National Transport Authority, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann launched the Low Emission Bus Trial yesterday.

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China and US discuss plans for trade talks

China's economy tsar and the US Treasury secretary have discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government in Beijing said.

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Carpetright unveils losses amid store closure plan

Troubled retailer Carpetright has unveiled stinging losses for a period in which it underwent a dramatic store closure programme.

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British and Irish engineers reach agreement on mobility post-Brexit

Engineers Ireland has become one of the first organisations to sign an agreement with its counterpart in the UK to ensure ongoing recognition of qualifications between ...

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‘Brexit fiasco’ sinks sterling as Irish fears soar

Sterling dropped below 90p yesterday and fears of Irish businesses on both sides of the Border soared as UK prime minster Theresa May faced an impasse with her Brexit ...

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US tobacco farmers may switch to growing cannabis

The future for some US tobacco farmers may be in growing cannabis.

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Austrian retailers file complaint against Amazon

Austrian retailers have filed a complaint against Amazon with their national competition authority over the US e-commerce giant’s dual role as a retailer and ...

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Greencoat to consider mainland European projects

State-backed windfarm operator Greencoat Renewables will consider certain mainland European investments next year, but is to predominantly keep its investment focus ...

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Buckle up as the Brexit end game has just begun

The past week has seen much turbulence on financial markets.

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'Brexit fiasco' sinks sterling as Irish business fears soar

Sterling dropped below 90 pence and fears of Irish businesses on both sides of the border soared as Theresa May faces an impasse with her Brexit agreement.

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Greencoat Renewables to consider mainland Europe investments

State-backed windfarm operator Greencoat Renewables will consider certain mainland European investments next year, but is to predominantly keep its investment focus ...

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Buckle up markets as the Brexit end game has just begun

The past week has seen much turbulence on financial markets. Equity markets came under severe selling pressure, with Wall Street suffering a fall of over 3% on last ...

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No-deal Brexit could cost almost 750,000 jobs in UK, study suggests

Constituencies of UK Cabinet ministers would be among those hit by job cuts, a report indicates.

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Government accused of prioritising Dublin over Cork after transport plan delayed

The Government has been accused of prioritising Dublin over Cork after a vital transport plan, due to be published 10 months ago, has been delayed until 2019.

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Half of working parents less ambitious after starting a family, survey shows

Over half of working parents say that they became less ambitious in their careers after they started a family.

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Dublin ranked number one globally for foreign direct investment

Dublin has been ranked as the number one large city in the world for foreign direct investment (FDI) according to a new report published today.

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85 new jobs announced for Galway

MathWorks, which designs products for use by engineers, has opened 20 positions straight away, with the remainder to be rolled out next year.

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Ibec welcomes steps to reduce waiting times for employment permits

The business group says it will help to tackle labour shortages.

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World food prices fall to lowest level in more than two years

World food prices declined during the month of November to their lowest level in more than two years — led by declines in vegetable oils, dairy and cereal, ...

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Brexit reality finally set to bite for Irish business

Tariff and currency turmoil continued to spook business last week and things are about to go up a notch over the next 24 hours, writes John Phelan.

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'Change Donations' hoping to provide a fresh blueprint for a scandal-free charity sector

It’s the time of goodwill and the peak season for charities and non-profits, with bucket shakers and clipboard-wielding fundraisers a familiar sight on our ...

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The Business Interview: Looking for a fairer deal for carers in teeth of looming staffing crisis

Private homecare services provider Bluebird Care is warning of a nationwide staffing crisis if the Government doesn’t move fast on funding solutions, writes ...

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Dublin start up creates app designed to foster love of books among children

Dublin firm Zulleon could well be about to change the way kids foster a love for books.

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Life Sciences: Why Cork? — top 14 reasons to settle in Cork

At a 2018 ‘Why Cork?’ property showcase hosted in London, Cork Chamber and estate agents Savills cited 14 developments which have greatly added to Cork’s ...

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Life Sciences: Great insights on why Life Sciences firms locate in Cork

The extensive information that is featured on the ‘We Are Cork’ website gives a great sense of why the Life Sciences companies featured in this publication ...

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Life Sciences: Future looks bright for Life Sciences cluster

IDA Ireland: national overview

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Life Sciences: Moves to enhance traffic flow for vital sector

It is the beating heart of Ireland’s pharma and life sciences sector, with almost a fifth of the estimated 25,000 people employed in the sector nationally ...

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Life Sciences: World class work-life balance

With the intense proliferation of multi-national companies based in the region, Cork is, inevitably, a particularly busy destination for relocating employees.

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Life Sciences: Pfizer, Ireland’s leading pharmaceutical investor

Good health is vital to all of us, and a sustainable solution to the most pressing health care challenges of our world cannot wait.

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Life Sciences: Recordati Ireland - A local footprint with a global reach

Recordati is an Italian-headquartered pharmaceutical group dedicated to partnering, discovering and developing innovative, value-added products that improve the ...

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Life Sciences: Hovione increases production capacity while looking forward to its tenth year in Cork

2019 will be a very significant year for Hovione the contract pharmaceutical manufacturing company which helps bring new and off-patent drugs to market celebrates ...

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Life Sciences: MSD reflects upon 50 years of excellence in biotech

We sat down with Barry Mulcahy, site lead, MSD Brinny and asked him some questions.

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Life Sciences: BioMarin - Expansion and growth to meet global demand

As 2018 winds to a close, BioMarin International Ltd is looking to the future with great confidence and excitement, particularly given the recently announced investment ...

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Life Sciences: Biopharma sector thrives in Cork

Matt Moran, director of BioPharmaChem Ireland, looks at the rise and rise of the Irish life science industry.

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Life Sciences: Gilead Sciences — dedicated to making a real difference

Gilead Sciences is a leading biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need.

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Life Sciences: Novartis using innovative science to help a billion people globally

As a leading global medicines company, Novartis uses innovative science and digital technologies to create transformative treatments in areas of great medical need, ...

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Life Sciences: Taste for adventure in a spectacular setting

It has been some billions of years in the making — and with the relentless Atlantic Ocean continually pounding our western shores, it might well be classed ...

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Life Sciences: South-West’s phenomenal success story

IDA Ireland: regional picture

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Life Sciences: Janssen’s €300m investment cements prominent position in local economy

Overseeing the progress of a €300 million expansion at the Ringaskiddy base of pharmaceutical giant Janssen Supply Chain Ireland, together with recruiting some ...

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Life Sciences: Vital contribution to the nation’s economy

Employing more than 30,000 people in Ireland and worth some €45 billion in exports, the Life Sciences sector is a high-profile as well as an extremely important ...

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Life Sciences: Bright future ahead for investment in Cork

Cork's busy skyline tells the tale of a vibrant local economy.

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Life Sciences: Nature’s bounty from Wild Atlantic Way to the Ancient East

Work life balance has never been so important.

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