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Calls grow for Aughinish exemption

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Sanctions on a Russian firm that have threatened more than 650 jobs in Limerick are beginning to be felt in industry all across Europe, a powerful German metal lobbying group has warned.(image)

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Cork, Shannon airports drop share to Dublin

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:30:00 GMT

Cork and Shannon airports have lost a combined 12 percentage points in market share over the past 13 years as Dublin Airport’s dominance has increased, new figures show.(image)

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Lawyer fails in bid to seek anonymous blogger's identity from Facebook

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:08:57 GMT

A Ugandan lawyer who has sued Facebook Ireland over allegedly defamatory posts by an anonymous blogger has lost his appeal seeking the identity and location of the blogger.(image)

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Carbery Group reports rise in turnover

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:10:04 GMT

West Cork cheesemakers, Carbery Group, have reported a 22.7% rise in turnover for last year.(image)

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Unite announces second day of strike action at Irish Life

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:53:59 GMT

Trade union Unite have announced a second day of strike action at Irish Life.(image)

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SuperValu brings in fully compostable bags

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:13:36 GMT

SuperValu has introduced fully compostable and biodegradable bags for use by customers in 70 of its stores.(image)

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Debenhams UK profits plunge nearly 85% after battering by Beast from the East

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:38:39 GMT

Debenhams saw its half-year profits in the UK plunge nearly 85% after extreme weather brought in by the Beast from the East gouged earnings.(image)

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No compulsory closure of post offices as An Post reports €8.4m profit

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:43:00 GMT

An Post says it has agreed with the Postmasters' Union that there will be no compulsory closure of offices.(image)

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Terminator Schwarzenegger ad hammers CYBG bank shares

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:00:00 GMT

The return of an advertising campaign starring an animatronic head of Arnold Schwarzenegger has caused complaints about mis-sold payment protection insurance to surge for one UK bank, hammering its shares.(image)

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Irish boost as Danone taps China baby foods spurt

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:40:00 GMT

$1 Danone’s yogurt business is finally showing signs of a turnaround, while its baby foods business is tapping huge growth in China.(image)

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