Ireland must drive innovation to protect economy – Mody

Ireland must drive innovation to protect economy - Mody Ashoka Mody. Photo: Damien Eagers Ireland needs to massively ramp up its innovation capability in order to insulate the economy from changes to international tax rules, according...

Imperial Hotel goes green as it joins Tralee’s GLAN initiative

Imperial Hotel goes green as it joins Tralee's GLAN initiative The Imperial Hotel on Denny street is going green. The hotel is one of the first businesses in Tralee to join the Glan initiative and last...

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Unemployment figures back at pre-bust levels Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe and Training Minister John Halligan with twin brothers Elliot (left) and Theo Brophy and Hanna McCarthy at the launch of a CSO statistics on the...

Queally to take bite of the European baby food market

Queally to take bite of the European baby food market Pip & Pear owner Irene Queally is close to signing contracts in Germany and the Netherlands Chilled baby food business Pip & Pear is proving popular...

£20 million government boost for culture and creative industries

£20 million government boost for culture and creative industries Areas will be able to bid for up to £7 million for a number of projects. Michael Ellis (PA) Arts minister Michael Ellis has launched a £20 million...

Any election is madness while Brexit uncertainty continues

Any election is madness while Brexit uncertainty continues Political rhetoric and posturing should be toned down as the Brexit deadline draws nearer, writes Brian Hayes WARNING: Angela Merkel said hard Brexit could hit ‘liquidity’. Photo: Markus...

Eurozone agrees deal to pave way for end to Greece’s bailout

Eurozone agrees deal to pave way for end to Greece’s bailout It also got another injection of 15 billion euros under the deal. Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos speaks with European Commissioner for Economic and Financial...

Poundworld denied £4.1m business rates lifeline ahead of collapse

Poundworld denied £4.1m business rates lifeline ahead of collapse The Government’s revaluation of business rates was supposed to hand the retailer a tax cut. Poundworld has started stock clearance sales (Jane Barlow/PA) Poundworld was denied a £4.1...

Hi-de-hi, campers! 70 years since Butlin’s came to Co Meath

Hi-de-hi, campers! 70 years since Butlin's came to Co Meath When Mosney opened in 1948, objectors feared it would become a new ­English ­colony and den of vice, but it proved to be a stronghold...

With real prudence we’d already have a strong budget surplus

With real prudence we'd already have a strong budget surplus The projected €800m in the State's coffers may disappear all too quickly in a budget carve-up, warns writes Colm McCarthy SENSIBLE CAUTION: Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe...

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