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Digicel revenue falls 6% due to currency weakness - Irish Times;

Digicel revenue falls 6% due to currency weakness - Irish Times

Irish TimesDigicel revenue falls 6% due to currency weaknessIrish TimesDenis O'Brien's Digicel telecoms group, which operates in 31 markets across the Caribbean and Asia Pacific regions, saw its revenue decline 6 per cent in the three months to December due to currency weakness across several of its main markets ...Digicel to trim global workforce by 25%Royal GazetteDigicel to cut jobs worldwideCayman CompassDigicel to cut one in four jobs in restructureCNS Businessall 6 news articles »

Spending on roads upkeep just half what it should be - Irish Independent;

Spending on roads upkeep just half what it should be - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentSpending on roads upkeep just half what it should beIrish IndependentSpending on the upkeep of Ireland's crumbling regional roads is just over half of what's required to keep them in good condition. The Department of Transport's secretary general Graham Doyle has admitted that the shortfall of spending to maintain roads ...More cash needed to fix local and regional roads, Dáil committee toldIrish Examinerall 2 news articles »

Ardagh share sale to help cut €7bn debt - Irish Independent;

Ardagh share sale to help cut €7bn debt - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentArdagh share sale to help cut €7bn debtIrish IndependentPackaging giant Ardagh Group has told analysts that plans to list shares on the New York Stock Exchange later this quarter are well advanced. Chairman Paul Coulson said the amount he's planning to raise by selling around 5pc of shares in the company in ...Ardagh eyes flotation by end-March after 24% earnings jumpIrish TimesArdagh plans IPO in New York this quarter - CoulsonRTE.ieArdagh plans IPO in New York this quarter -chairmanNasdaqThe Times (subscription)all 6 news articles »

Frankfurt/Paris set for bigger roles after Brexit - Commissioner - Irish Independent;

Frankfurt/Paris set for bigger roles after Brexit - Commissioner - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentFrankfurt/Paris set for bigger roles after Brexit - CommissionerIrish IndependentA European Commissioner has said London will continue to be important in terms of financial services after Brexit, but that Frankfurt and Paris will also take on enhanced roles. Valdis Dombrovskis, Commissioner for the Euro and Social Dialogue, was ...Morgan Stanley weighs initial 300 Brexit job moves: BloombergChannel NewsAsiaMorgan Stanley Said to Weigh Moving 300 UK Jobs on BrexitBloombergREPORT: Morgan Stanley is set to move 300 jobs from London to Dublin or Frankfurt because of BrexitBusiness InsiderFinance Magnates -Sunday Business Postall 9 news articles »

Bid to make it harder to repossess homes - Irish Independent;

Bid to make it harder to repossess homes - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentBid to make it harder to repossess homesIrish IndependentA new bill that will enable courts to take home owners' personal circumstances into consideration was brought before the Dáil yesterday. Kevin 'Boxer' Moran TD said the bill allows courts to consider the circumstances and impact of home loss on ...and more »

Shane Ross on Bus Éireann crisis: They just want my cheque book - Irish Examiner;

Shane Ross on Bus Éireann crisis: They just want my cheque book - Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerShane Ross on Bus Éireann crisis: They just want my cheque bookIrish ExaminerTransport Minister Shane Ross is refusing to get involved in any talks between unions and Bus Éireann because he claims they only want his cheque book. Mr Ross has come under intense pressure to intervene in the escalating dispute. An all-out and ...All-out strike will not draw Ross into bus disputeIrish Independent'I won't open chequebook over Bus Eireann row', says RossHerald.ieRural Ireland is being forgotten says union boss in Bus Eireann strike rowIrish Mirrorall 4 news articles »

Tie-up with veteran politician lifts Macron's hopes in French presidential race - StreetInsider.com;

Tie-up with veteran politician lifts Macron's hopes in French presidential race - StreetInsider.com

StreetInsider.comTie-up with veteran politician lifts Macron's hopes in French presidential raceStreetInsider.comGet access to the best calls on Wall Street with StreetInsider.com's Ratings Insider Elite. Get your Free Trial here. By Brian Love and Michel Rose. PARIS (Reuters) - France's presidential race took a new turn on Thursday as opinion polls began to show ...and more »

Pilot scheme to use cameras to monitor green bin content - RTE.ie;

Pilot scheme to use cameras to monitor green bin content - RTE.ie

RTE.iePilot scheme to use cameras to monitor green bin contentRTE.ieA pilot scheme to use cameras to monitor the contents of green bins is to be rolled out to 12,000 Panda Waste customers in Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown. The move is a response by Panda Waste Management to what it says is a level of 40% contamination of ...What is going into those green bins?Irish Times12000 homes in Dublin will soon be monitored for what they're putting in their green binsthejournal.ieThis Nasty Bin Habit May Land You A Hefty Fine In This Town In DublinLovin DublinDublin Live -Circular Head Chronicle -The Times (subscription)all 10 news articles »

Norwegian confirms transatlantic flights from Dublin, Cork and Shannon from €69 - Irish Independent;

Norwegian confirms transatlantic flights from Dublin, Cork and Shannon from €69 - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentNorwegian confirms transatlantic flights from Dublin, Cork and Shannon from €69Irish IndependentBudget carrier Norwegian Air International (NAI) has vowed to revolutionise transatlantic travel with one-way flights from €69. The "groundbreaking" fares, which are inclusive of all taxes and charges, will be available on new NAI flights planned from ...Norwegian launches €69 flights from Irish airports to USIrish TimesNorwegian 'shaking up transatlantic travel' with launch of ultra-low-fares flightsIrish ExaminerLow-cost airline announces Ireland-US flightsRTE.ieLimerick Leader -JOE -Hartford Courant -Irish Mirrorall 172 news articles »

Farmers coy on Glanbia's 'complex' Dairy Ireland proposals - Irish Independent;

Farmers coy on Glanbia's 'complex' Dairy Ireland proposals - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentFarmers coy on Glanbia's 'complex' Dairy Ireland proposalsIrish IndependentCommenting on the announcement, ICMSA President, John Comer, said that the Glanbia organisations will have to convince farmers that there will be a financial benefit to them as a result of this revised structure. He also stressed that farmers ...Glanbia revives plans to sell control of Dairy Ireland to farmers co-opIrish TimesGlanbia CEO Siobhán Talbot on the company's financial resultsRTE.ieGlanbia delivers 'strong' results in 2016, plans to sell 60% of Dairy Ireland to co-opAgrilandIrish Farmers Journal -ESM - The European Supermarket Magazine -Farming Life -Reutersall 26 news articles »

Help-to-buy scheme could push up prices, warns European Commission - Irish Times;

Help-to-buy scheme could push up prices, warns European Commission - Irish Times

Irish TimesHelp-to-buy scheme could push up prices, warns European CommissionIrish TimesThe Government intervention in the housing market in the form of the help-to-buy scheme could push up prices, the European Commission has warned. It also said that rent controls could restrict supply. The commission, in its latest review of the economy ...Brussels made 'fundamental errors' when it ordered Apple to repay €13bn back taxes to Ireland, company saidIrish IndependentLoopholes and luxuries: how Silicon Valley stays one step ahead of the tax man in the UKWired.co.ukIt's our duty to protect 'miracle' of Good Friday deal: top EU officialBelfast TelegraphMarket Exclusive -Newstalk 106-108 fm -Agriland -Anglo Celtall 55 news articles »

Dublin tech sector sees creation of over 150 new jobs at four different firms - Irish Independent;

Dublin tech sector sees creation of over 150 new jobs at four different firms - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentDublin tech sector sees creation of over 150 new jobs at four different firmsIrish IndependentDublin's tech sector is to be bolstered by the addition of 153 new jobs across four different companies. Share. Email. Go To. Comments. Canadian media tech company Pressreader will add 65 jobs in the areas of research and development, business ...Four tech firms to create more than 150 jobs in DublinIrish Times153 new IDA-backed Dublin jobs at four tech firmsRTE.ie153 Jobs Being Created At 4 Tech Companies In Dublin98FMBreakingNews.ie -Business Wire (press release) -Business World (press release) (blog) -Dublin Liveall 9 news articles »

Shopkeepers in one US state face prison if they sell Kerrygold butter - Irish Independent;

Shopkeepers in one US state face prison if they sell Kerrygold butter - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentShopkeepers in one US state face prison if they sell Kerrygold butterIrish IndependentKerrygold butter has become a staple for many Americans who follow the Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) and Paleo/Caveman diets, which promote the use of grass-fed butter as the best form of fat, many consumers use Kerrygold butter in coffee instead of milk.Wisconsin's Kerrygold butter ban makes headlinesIrish Farmers JournalKerrygold butter has been banned in one American stateHer.ieKerrygold is now illegal in one area of the USBreakingNews.ieTodayFM -DailyEdge.ie -ValueWalkall 9 news articles »

Ireland may need specialist pharma hubs for exporters if Brexit severs logistics networks through UK - Irish Independent;

Ireland may need specialist pharma hubs for exporters if Brexit severs logistics networks through UK - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentIreland may need specialist pharma hubs for exporters if Brexit severs logistics networks through UKIrish IndependentIreland could need massive specialist pharmaceutical storage facilities for exporters if Brexit severs logistics networks through the UK. Share. Email. Go To. Comments. The ceo of listed Irish property group Green REIT, Pat Gunne, said pharma companies ...Green REIT sees Brexit bounce for Dublin marketIrish ExaminerGreen Reit sees Brexit leases being signed by end of yearIrish TimesGreen REIT reports 6.2% rise in annual rentRTE.ieSeeking Alpha -DIGITALLOOK -Property Week -London South East (registration) (blog)all 12 news articles »

Irish companies believe online reviews of product or service critical to business prospects - Irish Independent;

Irish companies believe online reviews of product or service critical to business prospects - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentIrish companies believe online reviews of product or service critical to business prospectsIrish IndependentIrish people are ditching offline business as new research shows that companies' online sales here doubled in the last two years. Share. Email. Go To. Comments. Some 33pc of sales here now occur online compared to just 17pc two years ago. This is ...Digital technologies drive growth for Irish businessesIrish TimesIrish bosses give the green light to digital transformation, says Virgin MediaSiliconrepublic.com75% of Irish bosses say they will create jobs in 2017/18Business World (press release) (blog)all 4 news articles »

Cairn to build 71 homes in north Dublin with Nama support - Irish Times;

Cairn to build 71 homes in north Dublin with Nama support - Irish Times

Irish TimesCairn to build 71 homes in north Dublin with Nama supportIrish TimesLondon-listed Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes has teamed up with the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) to form a joint venture to build 71 homes in north Dublin. Nama has a minority interest in the new venture, which will entail Cairn building the ...Cairn-NAMA joint venture to build 71 Dublin homesRTE.ieCairn Homes joint venture with NAMAStock Market Wireall 7 news articles »

Irish unemployment rates hit lowest level since mid-2008 - Big News Network.com;

Irish unemployment rates hit lowest level since mid-2008 - Big News Network.com

Big News Network.comIrish unemployment rates hit lowest level since mid-2008Big News Network.comDUBLIN, Ireland - According to latest figures released by the Central Statistics Office, Ireland recorded a massive dip in the unemployment rate - with figures dropping to their lowest level since mid-2008. CSO figures showed that the country's jobless ...and more »

Third of hotels sold on after crash in deals worth €2.4bn - Irish Independent;

Third of hotels sold on after crash in deals worth €2.4bn - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentThird of hotels sold on after crash in deals worth €2.4bnIrish IndependentA third of hotels have changed hands since 2011, with a total of €2.4bn of transactions, according to figures from auctioneers and property consultants Savills Ireland. Share. Email. Go To. Comments. Ireland is unique in terms of the sheer volume of ...One third of Irish hotels have new owners since 2011Irish ExaminerStudy finds that a third of hotels in Ireland changed hands in past five yearsBreakingNews.ieCork's Dunmore House Hotel Named Irish National Wedding Venue Of The YearHospitality IrelandBusiness World (press release) (blog)all 7 news articles »

Unilever was a deal too far for Kraft Heinz - Financial Times;

Unilever was a deal too far for Kraft Heinz - Financial Times

Financial TimesUnilever was a deal too far for Kraft HeinzFinancial TimesProfit has many good qualities, but does not yet have the right to vote. Workers do, and politicians listen to them. So there was probably some anxiety in London and Amsterdam late last week when the news arrived that Kraft Heinz was preparing an offer ...Telco stocks take markets in Europe and Asia higherIrish TimesKraft's failed Unilever bid shows it needs growth over cost cutsReutersFTSE 100 weaker in directionless tradingProactive Investors UKChannel NewsAsia -This is Money -The Guardian -Telegraph.co.ukall 278 news articles »

Topaz and McDonald's to create 230 jobs in Cork and Carlow - Irish Times;

Topaz and McDonald's to create 230 jobs in Cork and Carlow - Irish Times

Irish TimesTopaz and McDonald's to create 230 jobs in Cork and CarlowIrish TimesMore than 200 jobs are to be created by Topaz and McDonald's with the opening of two new motorway services areas, one in Co Carlow and one in Co Cork. The companies said 230 new jobs will come on stream with the new forecourts, which are located on ...New motorway service stations for Carlow and FermoyNewstalk 106-108 fmTopaz and McDonald's to open two new facilities on busy motorwaysIrish IndependentTopaz and McDonald's to create 330 new jobs along busy motorway routes in Cork and CarlowIrish MirrorBreakingNews.ie -RTE.ie -JOE -Hospitality Irelandall 10 news articles »