Brexit transition period could last up to four years – Coveney

A post Brexit transition period could last up to four years, Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has said.

Those who opt for the scheme will lose ownership of their homes, but won’t have to move

The enhanced mortgage-to-rent scheme launched by mortgage campaigner David Hall offers hope to thousands of families trapped in an arrears nightmare.

‘Fast-track’ plans for over 2,000 homes hit by delays

Housing minister Eoghan Murphy’s hope that the Government’s ‘fast-track’ planning application system for large-scale housing developments would speed up the delivery of new homes has been dealt an early blow.

Families who can’t pay mortgage to rent back their homes in new deal

Families who are in deep arrears have been given fresh hope that they will be able to stay in their homes – as renters.

Dozens of firms take up Brexit grant offer

Around three exporting companies a week on average have been approved for a state-backed Brexit-ready grant since June.

EU plan to raise tax on digital firms ‘may hurt investment’

EUROPEAN Commission plans to increase taxes on digital firms risk undermining growth and could stifle global efforts to find common solutions to tax issue, US companies operating in the EU said yesterday.

Renters paying twice as much as mortgage holders

In some Dublin areas it has become twice as expensive to rent as it is to buy, and renters are moving back in with their parents in increasing numbers in a move to try get on the property ladder.

Young drivers warned of risks of being ‘untruthful’ to insurers

Large numbers of young drivers have been accused of being untruthful to their insurers. According to a new study, motorists are not being open about who is the primary driver of the car or about their profession.

Fast-track planning for data centres

Tech giants will be able to get fast-track planning permission for data centres under processes being developed by the Department of Enterprise.

More than 120 jobs announced for Dundalk

An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald TD joined Bill Graebel, CEO of Graebel Companies, to announce the creation of 125 new jobs at Graebel Companies in Dundalk.

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