Ireland joins fellow EU countries in call for removal of barriers to data flows

Half of the European Union’s member states on Monday called for the removal of barriers to the free flow of data both within and outside the 28-nation bloc to ensure the continent can benefit from new data-driven technologies.

Insurance giant Axa stubs out ties with tobacco industry

Axa, one of the largest insurance companies in the world, will stop investing in the tobacco industry, it has announced.

Exports would take years to recover from Brexit, S&P warns

Ireland is in the front line of countries that will be worst hit if the UK votes for a so-called Brexit. Recovery in the export sector could take years.

Harvey Nash to create 100 jobs, open Galway office

Tech recruitment company Harvey Nash has announced the creation of 100 new jobs in Ireland over the next two years.

Irish financial offering isn’t geared up to reap a Brexit benefit, conference told

Ireland needs to ramp up its offering in terms of tax, education and the infrastructure around financial services to attract investment in the event of a Brexit, a conference heard yesterday.

No question that Government gave Apple tax deal – Noonan

There is simply no question that the Irish authorities sought to give Apple any kind of special tax deal.

80pc of Irish directors fear Government isn’t ready for Brexit

Over 80pc of Irish directors and business leaders are concerned that the Irish government is not adequately prepared for a Brexit scenario, new research has shown.

Michael Noonan vows to pressure bank bosses to cut mortgage interest rates again

Michael Noonan says he will call in the heads of all of the main banks to apply pressure to cut mortgage interest rates again, but stood over claims a move to legally force down prices could be unconstitutional.

Irish debt agency sees financial silver lining from Brexit

NTMA says overall impact from UK leaving EU is negative

Dragon’s Den winner to create 100 jobs and expand in Britain

An entrpreneur who first came to prominence on TV show ‘Dragon’s Den’ has announced he’s to create 100 jobs.

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