Unemployment figures back at pre-bust levels

Unemployment figures back at pre-bust levels (stock photo) Unemployment figures have dropped to 5.3pc showing all jobs lost during the recession have been regained. The Central Statistics Office jobless figures provided via the latest Labour Force Survey,...

European Union set to slap tariffs on US goods

European Union set to slap tariffs on US goods Economists worry about a trade war between the United States and its most vital trading partners. Tariffs will be imposed on goods ranging from bikes to whiskey...

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...

Housing bottleneck will worsen as population growth speeds up

Housing bottleneck will worsen as population growth speeds up Dublin will need to build at least 200 homes a week Five years ago, as many wondered whether the green shoots were actually emerging, the Central Statistics...

‘Be very afraid’: Taoiseach warns of SF spending plan

‘Be very afraid’: Taoiseach warns of SF spending plan Parties clash in Dáil over Budget 2019 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photo: Frank McGrath Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned families affected by the crises in housing and health to...

The story of David Drumm: The bank that ‘liked to party’, the €24k drinks...

The story of David Drumm: The bank that 'liked to party', the €24k drinks bill and the €7.2bn 'con' David Drumm jailed for 6 years for €7.2bn fraud Drumm begins life behind bars as prisoner...

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...

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...

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...

Enhancement scheme funds available

Enhancement scheme funds available All About Cork - Heritage Highlights Members of Cork County Council’s heritage unit at their stall during last weekend’s Cork Summer Show The County of Cork is one of the lucky ones when...

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