Irish-US fund to commit €120m to housebuilding

Activate Capital, a €500m housebuilding fund that’s a joint venture between the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and US private equity giant KKR, is likely to have committed upwards of €120m in capital to projects here by the end of the […]

Dublin and Frankfurt will reap benefits of Brexit – global poll

A global survey of 2,000 investment professionals has tipped Dublin to benefit from the UK’s vote to pull out of the European Union.

What crisis? British retailers see sales surge following Brexit vote

Sterling has recovered some ground from its three-year low against the euro earlier this week, as UK retail sales surged in July, suggesting British consumers are unfazed by the vote to pull out of the EU.

Want to work for Twitter founder Jack Dorsey? His new company Square is coming to Dublin

US mobile payments company Square has posted three new job openings in Europe, one of which is based in Dublin.

Investment professionals tip Dublin to be a big winner from Brexit

Dublin as a hub for financial services is expected to be a big winner from Brexit, tipped only by Frankfurt , according to a survey of around 2,000 investment professionals from around the world.

Household debts at lowest level in ten years

The debts of households continue to fall.

Hailo chief: Most cities have a metro but Ireland’s transport setup makes taxis essential

I have a confession to make: I spend too much money on Hailo. The taxi ordering app is a reliable friend when I’m running late, bringing a car hurtling to my rescue in five minutes or less. Having looked through […]

Brexit could leave UK with ‘old furniture’, academic warns

The UK could be “left with the old furniture” following negotiations to leave the European Union (EU), an academic has warned.

Revealed: The cost of tv sport in our pubs

Irish pubs are facing bills of up to €26,028 a year to air all of this year’s sport, including the English Premier League.

Fears for Irish jobs as Cisco looks to cull 14,000 from global workforce

Irish jobs may be at risk as part of a global culling of Cisco’s workforce as the tech firm looks to pivot towards a more software-centric organisation.

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