European Commission: Ireland must demand €13bn in back taxes off Apple

Apple has accused the European Commission of threatening future investment and job creation on the continent and said it is confident of overturning the order

VistaMed to create 200 new jobs as part of €10m investment

Irish catheter and extrusion provider VistaMed is to create 200 new jobs as part of a major €10m investment, supported by Enterprise Ireland.

Irish wholesale gas prices fall 35pc in August

An ongoing mix of oversupply and weak demand has seen the price of wholesale gas collapse in recent times.

Heaslip-backed Irish start-up UrbanVolt signs up to global LED challenge

An Irish start-up that has Jamie Heaslip amongst its investors has become the first company here to sign up to the Global Lighting Challenge.

Ireland’s Brexit benefit? Europe’s biggest stock exchange is eyeing up Dublin

Europe’s biggest stock exchange Bats Europe could open a base outside London following Brexit, its head told Reuters, voicing doubts about whether the City of London would secure sufficient access to the European market.

Profits at pharma firm double to €18.5m

Pre-tax profits at pharmaceutical firm Clonmel Healthcare more than doubled to €18.5m last year.

Restaurant Group to sell or shut 33 sites

Britain’s Restaurant Group, the struggling owner of the Joe’s Kitchen chain, said it identified 33 underperforming sites for sale or closure as a part of its ongoing strategy review after a turbulent year.

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.

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