Friday, January 18, 2019
Leading economists unconcerned as Irish GDP decreases in first quarter of 2018 Irish GDP decreased 0.6pc in the period, the CSO said Stock Image The Irish economy shrunk in the first quarter of the year, according to official statistics released this...
Apple Watch, FitBit and Sonos speakers could be hit by latest US tariffs Fitness tracker The latest round of US tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods could hit the Apple Watch, health trackers, streaming music speakers and other accessories assembled in...
Irish tech firm eShopWorld appoints heavy-hitter to roll out expansion in the US Cynthia Hollen and Tommy Kelly are ramping up eShopWorld’s operations in the United States. Photo: Larry Lettera/ Camera 1 Fast-growing Irish tech company eShopWorld is ramping up its...

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Richard Curran: Get a whistleblower to chair the new banking culture board Former Barings rogue trader Nick Leeson, whose actions brought down the bank. Photo: David Conachy The culture police are coming to a bank near you. Well, not quite the...
US warnings as workers struggle despite buoyant jobs market Click here to view full-size graphic By almost every measure, the US economy is booming. But a look behind the headlines of roaring job growth and consumer spending reveals how the boom...

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Is housing the best use of this prime city centre site? (Stock picture) It's very good news that the Government finally appears to be moving to provide quality affordable housing for low and middle-income earners. St Michael's Estate in Inchicore is a...
Five key things to know about the animation industry in Ireland Animation hit: Doc McStuffins Ireland's animation industry has undergone substantial growth in the last decade, now employing between 1,500 – 2,000 people across the country. Here are five key things you...
May stands firm as Tory troops rally over fear of Corbyn Theresa May is ‘confident’. Photo: PA Prime Minister Theresa May refused to budge from her position on Brexit yesterday, brushing aside criticism from all corners of the UK parliament and...
New Zealand to charge visitors €20 'tourist tax' to enter the country New Zealand plans to charge visitors up to NZ$35, but are taxes the best way to tackle overtourism? Bungee-jumping, Kawarau suspension bridge, founded by A J Hackett, QueenstownQueenstown Airport,...
Hyundai's Highland fling test The Santa Fe should be ideal tackling the ultimate road trip around the north of Scotland, writes Campbell Spray FAST-SELLING: The Santa Fe is a bit thirsty, but it has the edge in roominess on its rivals. My...

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