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    Operating profit at Cairn Homes set to jump to €53m

    Operating profit at Cairn Homes set to jump to €53m


    One of the country's largest developers, Cairn Homes, expects to report operating profit of €53m in respect of...

    One of the country's largest developers, Cairn Homes, expects to report operating profit of €53m in respect of 2018.
    How the UK papers reacted to Theresa May's survival

    How the UK papers reacted to Theresa May's survival


    Theresa May’s confidence vote survival and Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit talks ‘snub’ are among the standout lines on Thursday’s front...

    Theresa May’s confidence vote survival and Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit talks ‘snub’ are among the standout lines on Thursday’s front pages.

    Martin Coughlan: Farmers the losers in beef numbers game


    The factory trade continues to be difficult with the numbers game remaining the main stumbling block. Last week's overall factory kill was 35,828, up significantly on the 32,974 from the same week last...

    The factory trade continues to be difficult with the numbers game remaining the main stumbling block. Last week's overall factory kill was 35,828, up significantly on the 32,974 from the same week last year.

    Farmers heap pressure on Hogan for 'no deal' support


    Following the defeat of the Brexit motion in the House of Commons this evening, IFA President Joe Healy traveled to Brussels for a meeting with EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil...

    Following the defeat of the Brexit motion in the House of Commons this evening, IFA President Joe Healy traveled to Brussels for a meeting with EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan.
    Carrefour to audit abbatoirs, demand cameras for animal welfare

    Carrefour to audit abbatoirs, demand cameras for animal welfare


    Carrefour will audit the slaughterhouses which supply its own-brand meat and ask them to install cameras in response to rising consumer demand for socially responsible...

    Carrefour will audit the slaughterhouses which supply its own-brand meat and ask them to install cameras in response to rising consumer demand for socially responsible practices.
    How 'backstop' became Brexit's sticking point

    How 'backstop' became Brexit's sticking point


    The 500km stretch from Dundalk to Derry becomes the only de facto land frontier between the EU and the UK after...

    The 500km stretch from Dundalk to Derry becomes the only de facto land frontier between the EU and the UK after Brexit.

    Fully-let Harold's Cross offices at €1.75m promise 7.3pc initial yield


    Andre Berg of agent CBRE is quoting a price of €1.75m for Century House, a landmark office building located in Harold's Cross, Dublin...

    Andre Berg of agent CBRE is quoting a price of €1.75m for Century House, a landmark office building located in Harold's Cross, Dublin 6W.

    WeWork agrees deal for Clerys office space


    WeWork, the world's biggest provider of flexible work space, has agreed heads of terms to lease the former Clerys premises on O'Connell Street, Dublin, following its redevelopment by its new owners, the Irish Independent can...

    WeWork, the world's biggest provider of flexible work space, has agreed heads of terms to lease the former Clerys premises on O'Connell Street, Dublin, following its redevelopment by its new owners, the Irish Independent can reveal.

    Sale of famous Kestrel pub sees strong interest


    As the new year gets underway, several parties are understood to be in the race to acquire the landmark Kestrel licensed premises in Walkinstown, Dublin...

    As the new year gets underway, several parties are understood to be in the race to acquire the landmark Kestrel licensed premises in Walkinstown, Dublin 12.

    Viridian cuts power station value by €91m


    A unit of power company Viridian, whose consumer and business arm trades as Energia, posted an €81.5m loss in its last financial year as it slashed the value of its Huntstown 2 power plant in north Dublin by €91.5m during a dispute with national grid...

    A unit of power company Viridian, whose consumer and business arm trades as Energia, posted an €81.5m loss in its last financial year as it slashed the value of its Huntstown 2 power plant in north Dublin by €91.5m during a dispute with national grid operator EirGrid.
    Another year: Brexit delay in sight as no deal 'off table'

    Another year: Brexit delay in sight as no deal 'off table'


    Plans are being hatched to delay Brexit until 2020 to give the UK more time to find an orderly route out of the European...

    Plans are being hatched to delay Brexit until 2020 to give the UK more time to find an orderly route out of the European Union.

    'Strong outlook for 2019 M&A deal-making'


    THE Irish mergers and acquisitions market is expected to remain strong this year, with plentiful debt available on attractive terms which will keep valuations high, according to KPMG's deal outlook for...

    THE Irish mergers and acquisitions market is expected to remain strong this year, with plentiful debt available on attractive terms which will keep valuations high, according to KPMG's deal outlook for 2019.

    'Critical medicine list' to help cope with worst-case scenario


    Cancer patients, diabetics and newborns in neonatal units are believed to be on the "critical list" being compiled to guard against medicine shortages here after...

    Cancer patients, diabetics and newborns in neonatal units are believed to be on the "critical list" being compiled to guard against medicine shortages here after Brexit.
    John Downing: 'Lame-duck prime minister is facing a near-impossible task'

    John Downing: 'Lame-duck prime minister is facing a near-impossible task'


    Theresa May looks set to get an extension to the Brexit deadline of March 29. But she must soon be able to tell EU colleagues where this whole mess is headed - and that is by far the harder...

    Theresa May looks set to get an extension to the Brexit deadline of March 29. But she must soon be able to tell EU colleagues where this whole mess is headed - and that is by far the harder part.
    Overcast Summers: Sales at lingerie chain surge to €3.46m, but losses continue

    Overcast Summers: Sales at lingerie chain surge to €3.46m, but losses continue


    Bumper sales at the Blanchardstown and Henry Street Ann Summers stores contributed to revenues increasing sharply at the Ann Summers Irish retail operation - up to €3.46m last...

    Bumper sales at the Blanchardstown and Henry Street Ann Summers stores contributed to revenues increasing sharply at the Ann Summers Irish retail operation - up to €3.46m last year.

    Goddard elected CEO of Deloitte


    Harry Goddard has been announced as the next CEO of Deloitte Ireland, succeeding Brendan...

    Harry Goddard has been announced as the next CEO of Deloitte Ireland, succeeding Brendan Jennings.

    Carey's East Coast Bakehouse now profitable after €3m loss


    East Coast Bakehouse, the food company co-founded by former Jacob Fruitfield boss Michael Carey, is now profitable after racking up significant startup costs and losses, the businessman has...

    East Coast Bakehouse, the food company co-founded by former Jacob Fruitfield boss Michael Carey, is now profitable after racking up significant startup costs and losses, the businessman has said.

    Gecas executive has aerial view of jet-lease industry


    The annual migration of global aviation executives to Dublin begins in earnest this weekend, as hundreds of them descend on the...

    The annual migration of global aviation executives to Dublin begins in earnest this weekend, as hundreds of them descend on the capital.

    Brendan Keenan: 'We have no reason to be smug when it comes to not talking about things'


    To quote you know who; despite everything, it is still not clear whether this is the end of the Brexit business, the beginning of the end or, heaven help us, perhaps only the end of the beginning. There seems to be a way to go yet on the UK learning...

    To quote you know who; despite everything, it is still not clear whether this is the end of the Brexit business, the beginning of the end or, heaven help us, perhaps only the end of the beginning. There seems to be a way to go yet on the UK learning curve.

    Dublin's North Docklands becomes a magnet for tech and co-working


    Dublin's North Docklands area is showing increasing appeal to investors and developers thanks in part to competitive office rents and in part to the strong demand for both short and long-term residential...

    Dublin's North Docklands area is showing increasing appeal to investors and developers thanks in part to competitive office rents and in part to the strong demand for both short and long-term residential accommodation.

    Tullow advances Guyana drilling after Exxon find


    Tullow Oil has brought forward its drilling programme in Guyana, where Exxon Mobil has racked up discoveries of billions of...

    Tullow Oil has brought forward its drilling programme in Guyana, where Exxon Mobil has racked up discoveries of billions of barrels.
    Property prices fall as lending limits bite

    Property prices fall as lending limits bite


    Property prices fell in November, in what was the first monthly decrease in...

    Property prices fell in November, in what was the first monthly decrease in months.

    Footee chief targets corporate VR fans


    A former lawyer who reinvented himself as an entrepreneur, bringing foot golf to Ireland for the first time, is launching a new virtual reality (VR)...

    A former lawyer who reinvented himself as an entrepreneur, bringing foot golf to Ireland for the first time, is launching a new virtual reality (VR) experience

    Kapoor to step down at Reckitt


    Household goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has said boss Rakesh Kapoor plans to retire at the end of the year after more than eight years as chief executive and 32 years at the...

    Household goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has said boss Rakesh Kapoor plans to retire at the end of the year after more than eight years as chief executive and 32 years at the company.

    Tech Review: Nikon Z7


    A few months ago, Nikon finally entered the full frame mirrorless camera market. It brought out two new cameras, the 24-megapixel Z6 (€2,399) and the 45-megapixel Z7 (€3,899). Because they're mirrorless, they're smaller and thinner than traditional...

    A few months ago, Nikon finally entered the full frame mirrorless camera market. It brought out two new cameras, the 24-megapixel Z6 (€2,399) and the 45-megapixel Z7 (€3,899). Because they're mirrorless, they're smaller and thinner than traditional DSLRs. They'll work with existing Nikon lenses if you get a new Nikon adaptor (which costs an extra €319).

    Swift and professional follow-up is vital to make the most of trade show


    Query: I work in the service industry and our business is planning to exhibit at an international trade show for our sector in January. What planning should I be...

    Query: I work in the service industry and our business is planning to exhibit at an international trade show for our sector in January. What planning should I be doing?

    Mainstream stock gets €50m of investor demand


    Mainstream Renewable Power has attracted €50m of investor demand for shares made available on a private trading...

    Mainstream Renewable Power has attracted €50m of investor demand for shares made available on a private trading venue.
    Muted market shows investors shrugging off Brexit chaos

    Muted market shows investors shrugging off Brexit chaos


    The pound stayed stable versus the euro after Theresa May’s government won a vote of confidence in the House of Commons...

    The pound stayed stable versus the euro after Theresa May’s government won a vote of confidence in the House of Commons tonight.
    Supermac's battle against McDonald's goes global

    Supermac's battle against McDonald's goes global


    Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh has revealed that the company has been contacted by people from as far afield as Asia and Africa who are interested in becoming franchisees after their epic trademark win against...

    Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh has revealed that the company has been contacted by people from as far afield as Asia and Africa who are interested in becoming franchisees after their epic trademark win against McDonald’s.
    Brexit latest: Theresa May narrowly survives vote of no confidence that threatened to take down her government

    Brexit latest: Theresa May narrowly survives vote of no confidence that threatened to take down her government


    British Prime Minister Theresa May has narrowly survived a motion of no confidence this evening in the House of Commons, after the crushing defeat of her own deal left Britain's exit from the European Union in...

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has narrowly survived a motion of no confidence this evening in the House of Commons, after the crushing defeat of her own deal left Britain's exit from the European Union in disarray.

    US sanctions affecting Limerick refinery set to be lifted


    US sanctions affecting Limerick refinery Aughinish Alumina look set to be lifted, after a bid to stop their removal was defeated in the US...

    US sanctions affecting Limerick refinery Aughinish Alumina look set to be lifted, after a bid to stop their removal was defeated in the US senate.
    Harry Crosbie threatens to abandon four-star hotel at Hanover Quay over public access to the waterfront

    Harry Crosbie threatens to abandon four-star hotel at Hanover Quay over public access to the waterfront


    Developer Harry Crosbie has told Dublin City Council that he will abandon his luxury boutique hotel plan for Hanover Quay if the authority insists on the public gaining free access to the waterfront at his planned...

    Developer Harry Crosbie has told Dublin City Council that he will abandon his luxury boutique hotel plan for Hanover Quay if the authority insists on the public gaining free access to the waterfront at his planned hotel.
    Explainer: What is the 'backstop'?

    Explainer: What is the 'backstop'?


    The backstop has remained a major sticking point in Brexit talks, but what exactly does it...

    The backstop has remained a major sticking point in Brexit talks, but what exactly does it mean?
    Paschal Donohoe claims Brexit won't derail 2019 budget

    Paschal Donohoe claims Brexit won't derail 2019 budget


    Even a “hard Brexit” will not derail budget plans for this year, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe told the Oireachtas Finance Committee, although the minister said he would re-evaluate impact assessments on the...

    Even a “hard Brexit” will not derail budget plans for this year, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe told the Oireachtas Finance Committee, although the minister said he would re-evaluate impact assessments on the economy.
    Principal appointed to Teagasc Kildalton Agricultural College

    Principal appointed to Teagasc Kildalton Agricultural College


    Teagasc has appointed Tim Ashmore as the new Principal in the Teagasc Agricultural and Horticulture College in Kildalton, Pilltown, County...

    Teagasc has appointed Tim Ashmore as the new Principal in the Teagasc Agricultural and Horticulture College in Kildalton, Pilltown, County Kilkenny.
    Toyota Hilux seized over suspected diesel theft from farmyard

    Toyota Hilux seized over suspected diesel theft from farmyard


    Gardai in Meath have seized a Toyota Hilux suspected of being involved in the theft of diesel from a farmyard in Slane this...

    Gardai in Meath have seized a Toyota Hilux suspected of being involved in the theft of diesel from a farmyard in Slane this week.

    Revenues at Ann Summers' Irish stores soar thanks to bumper sales


    Bumper sales at the Blanchardstown and Henry Street Ann Summers stores contributed to revenues increasing sharply at the Ann Summers Irish retail operation to €3.46m last...

    Bumper sales at the Blanchardstown and Henry Street Ann Summers stores contributed to revenues increasing sharply at the Ann Summers Irish retail operation to €3.46m last year.
    Dutch government deny reports they are pushing for concessions on Irish border backstop

    Dutch government deny reports they are pushing for concessions on Irish border backstop


    The Netherlands denied on Wednesday a report that it was pushing with Germany for the EU to make further concessions to Britain regarding the border between Northern Ireland and EU member...

    The Netherlands denied on Wednesday a report that it was pushing with Germany for the EU to make further concessions to Britain regarding the border between Northern Ireland and EU member Ireland.
    No-deal Brexit would end cross-border sheep trade

    No-deal Brexit would end cross-border sheep trade


    Brexit could cause serious difficulties for the Irish sheep processing sector, Bord Bia's Declan Fennell told last week's Meat Marketing...

    Brexit could cause serious difficulties for the Irish sheep processing sector, Bord Bia's Declan Fennell told last week's Meat Marketing Seminar.

    Global Markets-World stocks hold nerve after May's Brexit defeat, pound steady


    World equity markets on Wednesday held their nerve after the heavy parliamentary defeat of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal as investors saw potential for legislative deadlock forcing London to delay its departure from the...

    World equity markets on Wednesday held their nerve after the heavy parliamentary defeat of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal as investors saw potential for legislative deadlock forcing London to delay its departure from the EU.
    Watch Pöttinger mowers swath merging without conditioners

    Watch Pöttinger mowers swath merging without conditioners


    The latest development from Pöttinger enables swaths to be merged for the first time without a conditioner: thanks to the new cross conveyor auger the swath is merged immediately after...

    The latest development from Pöttinger enables swaths to be merged for the first time without a conditioner: thanks to the new cross conveyor auger the swath is merged immediately after mowing.
    Coveney says he hasn't cut back on meat

    Coveney says he hasn't cut back on meat


    TÁNAISTE Simon Coveney has said he hasn’t decided to eat less meat in a bid to cut his own carbon...

    TÁNAISTE Simon Coveney has said he hasn’t decided to eat less meat in a bid to cut his own carbon footprint.

    National Reserve will be open for applications in 2019


    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has today confirmed the National Reserve will be open for applications in...

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has today confirmed the National Reserve will be open for applications in 2019. 
    'Don't mention the war' - private understanding hard border is increasingly likely, Martin claims

    'Don't mention the war' - private understanding hard border is increasingly likely, Martin claims


    There is a “private understanding” that a “hard border” in Ireland is increasingly likely - but the Government refuses to tell the public, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has told the...

    There is a “private understanding” that a “hard border” in Ireland is increasingly likely - but the Government refuses to tell the public, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has told the Dáil.
    TDs demand new rural crime task-force and stronger trespass laws

    TDs demand new rural crime task-force and stronger trespass laws


    A dedicated rural crime task-force and a review of trespass laws to strengthen the rights for farmers to protect their property were among a series of demands set out by Independent TDs last...

    A dedicated rural crime task-force and a review of trespass laws to strengthen the rights for farmers to protect their property were among a series of demands set out by Independent TDs last night.
    More new year cheer for sheep farmers as prices keep on rising

    More new year cheer for sheep farmers as prices keep on rising


    In contrast to the cattle factory trade, the early weeks of 2019 have seen the fortunes of those with sheep to sell improve, with quotes on our table below better this week by...

    In contrast to the cattle factory trade, the early weeks of 2019 have seen the fortunes of those with sheep to sell improve, with quotes on our table below better this week by 5-10c/kg.

    Average pay up just €8 a week after price hikes - new report


    The average Irish salary is set to rise by just €8 a week this year after increases in the cost of living are factored in, according to a major American consultancy...

    The average Irish salary is set to rise by just €8 a week this year after increases in the cost of living are factored in, according to a major American consultancy firm.

    Kerry Group holds milk price for December supplies


    Our Kerry Group base price for December milk supplies remains unchanged at 32cpl vat inclusive. Based on average December milk solids, the price return inclusive of vat and bonuses is...

    Our Kerry Group base price for December milk supplies remains unchanged at 32cpl vat inclusive. Based on average December milk solids, the price return inclusive of vat and bonuses is 39.5cpl.

    Robin Talbot: We are €200/hd worse off on young bull sales


    I recently sat down in front of the computer and compared the sale of Under 16-month bulls sold in the back end 2017 and those sold in the comparable period 2018. As suspected, it wasn't pretty...

    I recently sat down in front of the computer and compared the sale of Under 16-month bulls sold in the back end 2017 and those sold in the comparable period 2018. As suspected, it wasn't pretty viewing.

    UK must now set path to orderly Brexit, says Barnier


    The EU's chief Brexit negotiator says he "profoundly" regretted the vote by MPs on Tuesday to reject the Withdrawal Agreement hammered out with...

    The EU's chief Brexit negotiator says he "profoundly" regretted the vote by MPs on Tuesday to reject the Withdrawal Agreement hammered out with Brussels.

    Ireland’s Iseq rises on opening


    Ireland’s Iseq Overall Index opened 0.67pc higher this morning at 5,678.15, as the markets react to the UK Parliament’s rejection of the Brexit deal agreed by the prime minister with the...

    Ireland’s Iseq Overall Index opened 0.67pc higher this morning at 5,678.15, as the markets react to the UK Parliament’s rejection of the Brexit deal agreed by the prime minister with the EU.

    Reckitt Benckiser boss to retire after 32 years at the group


    Household goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has said boss Rakesh Kapoor plans to retire at the end of the year after more than eight years as chief executive and 32 years at the...

    Household goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has said boss Rakesh Kapoor plans to retire at the end of the year after more than eight years as chief executive and 32 years at the company.
    Now May is battling on two fronts after crushing Brexit defeat

    Now May is battling on two fronts after crushing Brexit defeat


    Theresa May is battling on two fronts as the UK Prime Minister fights to retain her grip on power while attempting to find a Brexit compromise that could command majority support in the House of...

    Theresa May is battling on two fronts as the UK Prime Minister fights to retain her grip on power while attempting to find a Brexit compromise that could command majority support in the House of Commons.

    'Historic humiliation' - how newspapers in UK and beyond are reacting to May's Brexit defeat


    A "historic humiliation", "fighting for her life" and "Brextinct" are some of the ways the papers describe Theresa May's "crushing" defeat and what lays ahead for the Prime...

    A "historic humiliation", "fighting for her life" and "Brextinct" are some of the ways the papers describe Theresa May's "crushing" defeat and what lays ahead for the Prime Minister.

    'We're no shrinking violets'- IFA exec, despite survey showing Irish female farm managers among lowest in EU


    Ireland has one of the lowest percentages of female farm managers, a new EU survey has revealed, but dairy farmer Imelda Walsh believes that "women aren’t shrinking violets" and the tide is...

    Ireland has one of the lowest percentages of female farm managers, a new EU survey has revealed, but dairy farmer Imelda Walsh believes that "women aren’t shrinking violets" and the tide is turning.
    Restaurant and pub prices up - and will keep rising

    Restaurant and pub prices up - and will keep rising


    Rising café and restaurant prices and more costly alcohol saw the inflation rate move up last...

    Rising café and restaurant prices and more costly alcohol saw the inflation rate move up last month.

    Share plunge wipes €112m off Datalex as it warns of loss


    Datalex has declined to say if CEO Aidan Brogan continues to have the support of its board and shareholders after the group's shares collapsed yesterday, as it revealed it "may have" misstated its 2018 first-half revenue and...

    Datalex has declined to say if CEO Aidan Brogan continues to have the support of its board and shareholders after the group's shares collapsed yesterday, as it revealed it "may have" misstated its 2018 first-half revenue and profits.
    Humiliation for May after huge Brexit deal defeat

    Humiliation for May after huge Brexit deal defeat


    The Brexit deal agreed by the prime minister with the EU was defeated by a historic margin last night - but Mrs May failed to produce a Plan...

    The Brexit deal agreed by the prime minister with the EU was defeated by a historic margin last night - but Mrs May failed to produce a Plan B.

    Goods exports to Britain fall 4pc as sterling bites


    Goods exports from Ireland to the island of Britain fell 4pc year-on-year in the first 11 months of 2018, according to figures from the Central Statistics...

    Goods exports from Ireland to the island of Britain fell 4pc year-on-year in the first 11 months of 2018, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office.
    Explainer: What next for May? How the Brexit saga could play out in wake of defeat

    Explainer: What next for May? How the Brexit saga could play out in wake of defeat


    There is a huge range of possible outcomes now that MPs have voted 'no' to Mrs May's Brexit deal - these broadly include no deal; a "managed" no deal; a pivot to a Norway-style relationship; a second referendum; a general election; or a second vote of...

    There is a huge range of possible outcomes now that MPs have voted 'no' to Mrs May's Brexit deal - these broadly include no deal; a "managed" no deal; a pivot to a Norway-style relationship; a second referendum; a general election; or a second vote of some kind, perhaps after a renegotiation phase with Europe. The only certainty is that in the absence of any other action by parliament or the government, the UK will leave the European Union on March 29, 2019.

    AIB IPO hikes Goodbody profits to €5m


    FEES from the €3.4bn AIB IPO helped pre-tax profits soar by 45pc to €5.5m at Goodbody Stockbrokers in...

    FEES from the €3.4bn AIB IPO helped pre-tax profits soar by 45pc to €5.5m at Goodbody Stockbrokers in 2017.

    Boohoo shares hit despite reporting bumper festive sales


    Shares in Boohoo fell as much as 9.8pc even after the UK online fashion retailer lifted its full-year growth forecast, as a trading update failed to live up to investor expectations for a blowout holiday...

    Shares in Boohoo fell as much as 9.8pc even after the UK online fashion retailer lifted its full-year growth forecast, as a trading update failed to live up to investor expectations for a blowout holiday season.
    European shares up on China move

    European shares up on China move


    EUROPEAN shares bounced on Tuesday after China signalled more stimulus measures to soften the blow from a tariff war with the United States, triggering relief in trade-sensitive tech, mining, and car stocks as some results also impressed. The...

    EUROPEAN shares bounced on Tuesday after China signalled more stimulus measures to soften the blow from a tariff war with the United States, triggering relief in trade-sensitive tech, mining, and car stocks as some results also impressed. The pan-European STOXX 600 was up 0.3pc near the close of the session.
    Netflix shares jump as US subscribers hit with price rise

    Netflix shares jump as US subscribers hit with price rise


    Netflix has raised its prices for US subscribers for the first time since 2017, sending the shares higher as investors anticipate more revenue for the streaming...

    Netflix has raised its prices for US subscribers for the first time since 2017, sending the shares higher as investors anticipate more revenue for the streaming giant.

    United Oil and Gas awarded Italian concession


    London-listed United Oil & Gas has been granted approval to develop the Selva gas field in...

    London-listed United Oil & Gas has been granted approval to develop the Selva gas field in Italy.
    Moody's: Brexit won't hit 'robust' Ireland's rating Moody's

    Moody's: Brexit won't hit 'robust' Ireland's rating Moody's


    Even with the risk of a hard Brexit, the State's credit rating looks secure thanks to the economy's "very robust" fundamentals, ratings agency Moody's...

    Even with the risk of a hard Brexit, the State's credit rating looks secure thanks to the economy's "very robust" fundamentals, ratings agency Moody's believes.

    NTR spends €180m on Nordic wind farms


    NTR's latest investment fund has acquired a number of operational and in-development onshore wind energy projects in Sweden and...

    NTR's latest investment fund has acquired a number of operational and in-development onshore wind energy projects in Sweden and Finland.
    Bread shortages seen during Storm Emma could become norm in event of hard Brexit

    Bread shortages seen during Storm Emma could become norm in event of hard Brexit


    Bread shortages on a par with those experienced during last year's Storm Emma snow could become the norm in the event of a hard Brexit, farmers have...

    Bread shortages on a par with those experienced during last year's Storm Emma snow could become the norm in the event of a hard Brexit, farmers have warned.

    Medical inflation sees Galway Clinic profits fall 44.5pc


    MEDICAL inflation and lower reimbursement rates from insurers contributed to pre-tax profits at the Galway Clinic in 2017 decreasing by 44.5pc to...

    MEDICAL inflation and lower reimbursement rates from insurers contributed to pre-tax profits at the Galway Clinic in 2017 decreasing by 44.5pc to €5.15m.
    Varadkar dines out on steak amid beef backlash

    Varadkar dines out on steak amid beef backlash


    Farming groups and Opposition TDs have reacted furiously to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's remarks that he's eating less meat to reduce his carbon...

    Farming groups and Opposition TDs have reacted furiously to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's remarks that he's eating less meat to reduce his carbon footprint.
    Harris urges people not to panic-buy medicines

    Harris urges people not to panic-buy medicines


    People have been urged not to panic-buy stockpiles of medicines ahead of Brexit as doing so may lead to a...

    People have been urged not to panic-buy stockpiles of medicines ahead of Brexit as doing so may lead to a shortage.