Business Irish

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...

Profile: Meteoric rise led ultimately to disaster

Profile: Meteoric rise led ultimately to disaster From relatively humble beginnings in Skerries, north Co Dublin, David Drumm rose to lead an upstart bank that was snapping at the heels of the established players. He...

Celebrity suicide is not a fashion to be copied

Celebrity suicide is not a fashion to be copied Robin Williams The language brigade have pulled me up once or twice for using the phrase "committed suicide" and told me it is "died by suicide". They...

Gig economy turns the spotlight on who is really self-employed

Gig economy turns the spotlight on who is really self-employed Deliveroo riders were found to be self-employed in the UK. Photo: Reuters Another week, another gig economy legal development. Two high-profile decisions have just been issued...

Travel

Passengers urged to check flights as air traffic strike causes chaos for holiday-makers Dublin Airport Passengers have been urged to check their flights as an air traffic control strike causes chaos for thousands of holiday-makers. Ryanair has...

Thirty-one Newfoundland co-workers presented with $60-million lottery cheque

Thirty-one oil refinery workers – including twin brothers, a married couple, a father and son and three people who live on the same street in a tiny Newfoundland town – took on the mantle...

Affordable homes plan lacks clear timeline

Affordable homes plan lacks clear timeline Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy. Photo: Caroline Quinn Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy cannot guarantee affordable homes on State-owned lands will be available this year, despite a funding boost of €50m. Mr Murphy...

Wall St awash in sublease space, bad for landlords

Wall St awash in sublease space, bad for landlords New office space at the World Trade Centre is coming onstream at a time when subleasing is exerting downward pressure on rents When the Murdoch media empire...

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...

Low-cost carrier Norwegian launches direct flights from Ireland to Canada

Low-cost carrier Norwegian launches direct flights from Ireland to Canada Direct services to Hamilton, Ontario set for take-off in March 2019, the airline says The CN Tower in Toronto Norwegian will start a new daily service between...

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