€3bn sell-off returns AIB to markets after 7 years

Michael Noonan latest night formally launched the long anticipated €3bn sale of shares in AIB in a move that returns the lender to the stock exchange almost seven years after it was nationalised.

Professional services firm Grant Thornton announces 250 new jobs

Professional services firm Grant Thornton has announced the creation of 250 new jobs across all areas of its business operations in Ireland.

Mortgage lending down in April, but up annually

A total of 3,340 mortgages were approved in April, up 11.7pc year-on-year, but down 11.6pc month-on-month, according to the latest data released by the Banking and Payments Federation of Ireland (BPFI).

Virtual reality named as a key job trend for marketing professionals

Virtual reality has been named as a key job trend for marketing professionals, according to research carried out by

Noonan set to fire starter on €3bn AIB sale

Allied Irish Banks (AIB) will begin its journey back to privatisation this week as the Government prepares to officially launch a €3bn share sale in a watershed moment for the banking industry and the economy.

Pharma company MSD Ireland announces 330 new jobs for Cork and Carlow

MSD, a multinational pharmaceutical company, has announced that it will create 330 new jobs and invest €280m over the next three years at two of its Irish manufacturing sites in Cork and Carlow.

€60m available for job creation in regional development fund

Up to €60m is being made available for projects aimed at job creation in a new regional development fund.

Consumer optimism high but business sentiment weaker

Four in five people here think house prices will rise this year and consumer confidence remains high but there are signs that business sentiment has weakened.

The top nine jobs of the future – will you be employed?

As industries change and evolve, there is a risk of many roles becoming redundant, with this in mind, the world’s largest job site Indeed, has compiled a snapshot of future-proofed roles for Ireland. 1. Cyber security expert Not only is […]

Property tax take too low, says EU in warning over ‘volatile revenue’

The property tax take in Ireland is below the EU average, and we rely too much on “volatile revenue sources”, the European Commission has warned.

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