Tony Blair launches campaign to persuade Britain to remain in EU

Tony Blair has urged pro-Europeans to “rise up” and persuade the British people they were wrong about Brexit.

Kingspan revenue breaks €3bn mark as profits jump 33pc

Cavan-based insulation giant Kingspan made a €341m profit last year as its revenue jumped 12pc to €3.1bn, the company reported this morning. The profit was 33pc higher than in 2015

Exports to Britain down by €496m due to Brexit

Irish goods exports reached a record last year of almost €117bn, but exports to Britain dropped by almost half a billion euro as the Brexit vote took its toll.

Aryzta shares fall but world stocks advance

Shares in Irish-Swiss food group Aryzta fell 2.3pc in Zurich by mid-afternoon yesterday as investors took an opportunity to cash in on Tuesday’s share surge after it announced the departure of chief executive Owen Killian and a review of its […]

Competition sees SSE Airtricity profits fall 65pc

A loss of market share as a result of increased competition in the electricity market here contributed to pre-tax profits at SSE Airtricity tumbling by 65pc to €13.4m last year.

Trump effect is having an impact on Irish jobs market

US tech firms have “hit the pause button” on any plans to hire staff here, according to a leading recruitment expert.

Funds secured for two cancer research projects

Two university spin-out companies have secured backing to develop cancer treatments.

French debt costs overtake Ireland’s

France has seen its borrowing costs overtake Ireland’s for the first time since the financial crisis as investors worry about the prospect of far-right, eurosceptic Marine Le Pen winning presidential elections in April.

Irish CEO of Aryzta to leave embattled firm after more than a year of turmoil

THE chief executive of Irish-Swiss food group Aryzta, Owen Killian, is to leave the embattled company after more than a year of turmoil at the company.

Average rents hit highest level since 2002 – and continue to rise

Rents had their highest rise on record last year, just as measures have been put in place to limit increases.

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