New Government’s rainy day fund: Five things it should not be spent on

A welcome move, the introduction of a rainy day fund by the New Government – especially after the National Pension Reserve Fund was raided to the tune of €17bn to contribute to the bailout and shore up the banks.

Hines out of €242m purchase of PriceWaterhouse Dublin HQ

US property firm Hines has pulled out of a €242m purchase of PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) headquarters in Dublin, it is understood.

Paddy Power Betfair integration “on-track” as sales increase 16pc

Post-merger integration at newly merged Dublin-headquartered betting giant Paddy Power Betfair is on track after the company reported a 16pc year on year increase in its revenues.

€30m guide price for huge Cork land sale

Three landbanks in Cork will go on the market today, in one of the biggest sales of development land outside Dublin in recent years.

SuperValu set for global expansion as Musgrave eyes export markets

The SuperValu brand could start making an appearance on shop shelves around the world, as Cork-based retail group Musgrave plots a targeted internationalisation of its products.

Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power raising €100m for expansion

Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream Renewable Power is “in the process” of raising €100m as it seeks to expand across emerging markets in South America, Africa, and South East Asia.

Businessman Denis O’Brien criticises Irish government’s decision to suspend water charges

Businessman Denis O’Brien has criticised the Irish government’s decision to suspend water charges.

Euro zone economy accelerates, but prices fall more than expected

Gross domestic product in the euro zone up 0.6 per cent on a quarter-on-quarter basis

More than one million households to get biggest cuts in electricity prices in years

MORE than one million households are set to benefit from one of the biggest cuts in energy prices in recent years.

Bord Bia named Ireland’s most reputable organisation

Indigenous firms lead the annual survey while Ryanair ranking improves

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