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  • IDA welcomes JP Morgan plan to buy Dublin office block and double Irish workforce

    IDA welcomes JP Morgan plan to buy Dublin office block and double Irish workforce

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017

    The IDA has welcomed a plan by US banking firm JP Morgan to expand its Irish operations, and potentially double its workforce here.

    The Ida said it was "delighted" at the news.

  • Championing staff is key to success

    Championing staff is key to success

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017

    Rapidly growing Irish company BioPharma Engineering believe their commitment to developing and supporting their employee's careers has played a key part in the company’s success.

  • DCC forecasts another year of profit growth

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017

    Dublin headquartered DCC has announced a 21% rise in its operating profit for the year to the end of March with all of its divisions recording "strong" profit growth.

  • Half of Irish SMEs say they've felt no fallout from Brexit, so far

    Half of Irish SMEs say they've felt no fallout from Brexit, so far

    Friday, May 5, 2017

    About half of small businesses have so far experienced no impact from the Brexit vote, a Government-backed survey has found.
    But looking ahead over the coming 18 months, only a quarter feel as confident.

  • Numbers on Live Register now at lowest since October 2008

    Numbers on Live Register now at lowest since October 2008

    Friday, May 5, 2017

    The numbers of people signing on the Live Register is at its lowest since October 2008 with a further 4,600 leaving it last month, new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show.

  • Euro zone economy outperforms US with robust start to year

    Euro zone economy outperforms US with robust start to year

    Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    The euro zone economy started the year with robust growth that far outstripped that of the US, preliminary estimates from the European statistics agency showed today.

    Eurostat said the gross domestic product (GDP) of the euro zone in the first three months of the year grew by 0.5% on the quarter and by 1.7% on a yearly basis.

  • Pharma firm Shire to create 150 jobs at new Dublin office

    Pharma firm Shire to create 150 jobs at new Dublin office

    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Pharmaceutical company Shire is to create 150 jobs at its new corporate offices in Ireland over the next few months.

    The positions will be in the areas of procurement and finance and the new employees will provide support services to its global operations.

  • Early 2017 Better Than Expected for Irish Firms

    Early 2017 Better Than Expected for Irish Firms

    Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    Irish business sentiment improved through the spring of 2017 as the Irish economy has thus far defied fears of a marked slowdown while companies report ongoing and healthy growth in their own activity levels.

    This is according to the latest KBC Bank/Chartered Accountants Ireland business sentiment survey

  • Nama now owes less than 2% of its original €30.2bn debt

    Nama now owes less than 2% of its original €30.2bn debt

    Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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    The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) redeemed €952 million of senior notes on Wednesday, leaving it with less than 2 per cent of its original €30.2 billion debt.

  • WOW announces new air routes from Cork and Dublin to Chicago

    WOW announces new air routes from Cork and Dublin to Chicago

    Monday, March 27, 2017

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    Low-cost Icelandic carrier WOW air has announced new routes from Dublin and Cork to Chicago, with fares starting from €139 one way including taxes.
    Starting in July, the airline plans to operate flights from here to O’Hare airport four times a week - Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays - via Reykjavik.