Under-fire credit union ‘had fake loans and two sets of deposit books’

The credit union at the centre of a fraud allegation had fake loans and two sets of deposit books.

Multi-million euro scheme set to provide interest-free cash flow to dairy and grain farmers

A €55m scheme to provide interest-free cash flow supports to dairy and grain farmers with Glanbia Co-op has been confirmed as part of a move to combat volatility.

Tax cuts will overheat the economy says OECD

Government policies need to change to make the economic recovery more “inclusive” but spending also has to be controlled to mitigate the risk of a new downturn, according to a new report in the Irish economy.

EY to create 270 new jobs and open two new offices

Financial services firm EY is to create 270 new jobs and open two new offices in Dublin and Galway as part of a major expansion in Ireland.

Irish competitiveness gains overstated says watchdog, as skills gap pushes up costs

A global ranking highlighting a marked improvement in Ireland’s competitiveness shouldn’t distract from outstanding problems, the head of the State’s competitiveness watchdog has warned.

Irish manufacturing growth slows to near three-year-low

Growth in the Irish manufacturing industry slowed to a near three-month-low in May, new figures have shown.

Unemployment hits new post-crash low of 7.8%

Latest official figures points to annual decrease of 38,300 or 1.8 per cent

Prime retail rents jump as sector becomes latest to feel shortage of space

Prime rents for shops on Henry Street in central Dublin have increased 14pc on the past year, as the retail market continues to show signs of improvement.

Ireland more competive than the UK, global report shows

Ireland has shot up a global ranking measuring competitiveness.

Shell becomes a player in the recovery of oil

The latest recession in the oil sector has thrown up some truly remarkable business paradoxes.

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