Cork and Dublin to get €200m student accommodation boost

Cork and Dublin are to benefit from a €200m deal to increase student resident accommodation in both cities.

Irish Life cuts prices of health insurance plans as levy is reduced

More health insurance price cuts have been announced. Irish Life Health said it will reduce the premiums on 15 of its non-advanced plans, with effect from the start of next month.

New rise in those seeking mortgage approval

The move by the Central Bank to tighten lending rules at the start of this year has failed to dampen the mortgage market.

EU fights flood of biodiesel imports as anti-dumping war hots up

The US has effectively blocked its market to cheap imports and now European Union authorities are scrambling to find ways to stem a flood of biodiesel imports after Argentina and Indonesia

Storm Emma: Will I get paid if I can’t get to work? What are my employee rights on a snow day?

While schoolchildren across the country rejoiced at the first of the falling snow, there were many workers who were also hoping for a ‘snow day’ or two.

Explainer: All you need to know on your employee rights in Storm Emma

In terms of employee rights during storm conditions, according to employment law

What help can first-time buyers avail of?

My partner and I are first-time buyers, or at least we’re hoping to be soon. I know the rules changed for FTBs a few years back in terms of what they can borrow, but since then I think

Dublin ranked 17th in reputation index

Dublin has been ranked as the 17th most reputable city in the world, out-manoeuvring

Rural towns lose 75pc of workers each day due to lack of local jobs

Rural towns are losing up to 75pc of their workers every day because there are no jobs available locally.

Bank of Ireland to pay first dividend in 10 years

Bank of Ireland plans to pay a dividend of 11.5 cents per share in its first payout to investors in a decade even as underlying profits remained static.

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