Apple set to create 1,000 jobs with Cork plan go-ahead

Apple has received planning permission for an expansion at its European HQ in Cork that is to deliver 1,000 jobs.

Lending loophole in Central Bank home loan rules

Irish banks can ignore the Central Bank’s tough new mortgage rules when they lend to customers abroad, the Irish Independent has learned.

Cairn Homes revenue rises to €16m

Revenue at Irish homebuilder Cairn Homes increased to €16m in the first half of the year after the company concluded its site acquisition phase.

Ireland rises to seventh in innovation league table

Ireland has moved up to seventh place in a global ranking of the world’s most innovative economies.

Continent barely notices UK vote as Eurozone sees growth in activity

The UK vote to pull out of the European Union has done little to derail the Eurozone economy, it seems, with activity inching up to a seven-month high this month, a new survey has shown.

Good news for UK as exports hit two-year high

UK manufacturing exports rose to their highest level in two years in August, boosted in part by weaker sterling.

Ulster Bank owner RBS to relive unpleasant memories as investor lawsuit looms

At an English country mansion last month, lawyers for Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) (RBS.L) sat down with representatives of angry shareholders to broker an end to what may end up being the costliest case in British legal history.

Dublin will lose out in Brexit jobs race if it restricts high rise housing – Ibec

Ibec, has warned that Dublin will lose out in the global competition to attract jobs and investment if Dublin City Council approves a plan to lower the maximum height allowed for ‘low rise’ residential buildings in its inner city and […]

Brexit vote does not spell end of EU, insists Italian PM

The Brexit vote is not the end for the EU, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has pledged as he held talks with his German and French counterparts on the future of the European project.

Many small businesses ‘still waiting to feel any recovery’

The Small Firms Association (SFA) has painted a harsh picture of the realities facing Ireland’s small businesses as attention turns to Budget 2017.

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