Subscribe: Business:
Preview: Business:


Ireland's premier breaking news website providing up to the minute news and sports reports.


China is planning the first supercomputer capable of a billion, billion calculations per second

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:53:04 GMT

It’s expected by 2020.(image)

Google Maps could soon begin showing parking information

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:55:09 GMT

The app is testing offering parking tips as part of its navigation feature.(image)

Employment Monitor sees major drop in professional job opportunities in December

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:53:46 GMT

Professional job opportunities decreased in December, according to the Morgan McKinley Monthly Employment Monitor.(image)

Media Files:

US technology company to bring 120 jobs to Ireland

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:00:15 GMT

A US-based technology company has announced its plans to create up to 120 jobs in Ireland.(image)

Media Files:

Online wellness service raises €8m, may create 65 more jobs

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:05:39 GMT

Irish company SilverCloud has raised more than €8m for its online wellness services.(image)

Media Files:

Farmers seek subsidies after rain washed out their crops

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:41:15 GMT

Farmers who had a poor harvest last year are calling on the Government to make subsidies available to make up for lost income.(image)

Media Files:

Bank stocks pull Dow Jones to third consecutive loss

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:45:07 GMT

A bad day for bank stocks pulled the Dow Jones industrial average to its third straight loss on Tuesday as many of the patterns that have propelled markets since election day last year snapped into reverse.(image)

Media Files:

Sterling soars but FTSE stumbles after Theresa May's Brexit speech

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:23:07 GMT

The pound soared nearly 3% while £27 billion was wiped off the FTSE 100, after British Prime Minister Theresa May used a major speech to detail priorities ahead of Brexit negotiations.(image)

Media Files:

Live video has arrived on Instagram in the UK

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:13:11 GMT

Users can now broadcast and watch live content from with the Stories section of the app.(image)

Airbus wants to have a prototype flying car ready to test by the end of this year

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:08:26 GMT

The company’s Silicon valley branch is working on helicopter-inspired transport for single passengers.(image)