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'All-out price war' expected as VHI slashes the cost of its plans again

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

The State's largest health insurer is cutting the cost of the majority of its plans, with older people set to be the big winners.


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Workplace-as-a-Service: 'The world of working is changed - and it's not turning back'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:23:52 +0000

The demand for flexible and remote working from employees and corporates is driving the serviced workspace industry mainstream.


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Nama's former Battersea site project sold for a record £1.6bn

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Two funds backed by the Malaysian state will buy Battersea Power Station and help finance the struggling redevelopment project in a transaction that values it at around £1.6bn (€1.8bn) - a record for a UK property deal.


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New catering facility opens at Dublin Airport creating 60 jobs

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:48:19 +0000

A new flight catering facility from air services provider dnata has opened at Dublin Airport.


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Banks' help for firms hit by Carillion collapse dismissed as 'sticking plaster'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:34:16 +0000

Help offered by the banks to businesses owed money by the failed outsourcing giant Carillion will be no more than a "sticking plaster" solution, industry representatives have warned.


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Embarrassing Instagram update broadcasts when you have been online

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:44:14 +0000

Instagram has quietly added a new feature that tells followers when you last checked the app that is switched on by default.


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German farm minister sees no timetable for end to glyphosate use

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:00:00 +0000

German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt said on Thursday he could see no set date for an end to use of the controversial weed-killer glyphosate in Germany.


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First significant sale from EU’s giant milk powder stockpile - sources

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:39:36 +0000

It is understood that the first significant sale of milk powder from the EU’s giant intervention stockpile has been made this week.


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Bird flu prevention zone declared across England as farmers called upon to stop disease spreading

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:19:52 +0000

A bird flu prevention zone has been declared across England as all farmers are told to cover ponds in netting to prevent infected birds landing.


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Carpetright issues profit warning on 'sharp deterioration' in trade

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:04:11 +0000

Carpetright warned on full-year profit on Friday, saying sales in the key post-Christmas period were significantly below expectations.


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HSBC to pay €82.7m to settle currency rigging investigation

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:58:24 +0000

Banking giant HSBC will pay $101.5m (€82.7m) to US authorities to settle a criminal investigation into currency rigging.


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Explainer: What is LPT? What are the planned changes? And do I have to pay?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:49:33 +0000

An annual Local Property Tax (LPT) charged on all residential properties in Ireland came into effect in 2013.


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Farmers warn that top class cattle will become very scarce

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000

The processing industry has the ability to market increased quantities of beef into emerging world markets, producers were told at the Irish Limousin Cattle Society Carcass Competition 2018 awards.


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Get your sheep census in to avoid a potentially hefty fine

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000

Storm Eleanor gave us a reminder that it's a long time until June 1 and the start of our official 'summer'.


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20 new solar farms planned for east and southwest coasts, from Louth to West Cork

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000

Capital Stage AG, a Hamburg-based solar and wind park operator, has announced a partnership with the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) to co-invest in a Power Capital (PC) portfolio, consisting of more than 20 solar farms with a total generating capacity of 140 megawatts (MW).


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Airborne Capital sizing up deals as Natixis takes stake

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Airborne Capital, the new specialist aircraft lease and management firm backed by Kerry financial services firm Fexco, is working on a number of potential deal flows as it embarks on its plan to have at least $5bn (€4bn) of assets under management within five years.


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Almac continues to invest south of border

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

THE Northern Ireland-based pharmaceutical giant Almac has announced further investment plans for its £30m (€34m) site in Co Louth, a move protecting it against Brexit uncertainty.


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Solar farms handed €140m ISIF boost

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) has teamed up with German solar and wind park operator Capital Stage to invest €140m in 20 solar parks in Ireland.


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Fórsa insists Ryanair must talk pay with it

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Trade union Fórsa is waiting on Ryanair management to "reach agreement on recognition procedures quickly" so substantive talks can begin on pay and working conditions, it said yesterday.


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Primark owner's shares dive despite record sales

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Investors ditched shares in Primark owner Associated British Foods yesterday despite a solid first-quarter trading update that showed its clothing chain had a "record" Christmas week as Brexit-squeezed UK consumers flocked to its stores.


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An Post appoints Byrne as managing director of its post-split retail division

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Debbie Byrne has been appointed as managing director for the new An Post Retail division.


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Directors at Lisney share €2.6m after profits surge

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Sixteen directors at property firm, Lisney last year shared a pay bonanza of €2.63m.


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China growth accelerates for the first time since 2010

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

China's economy has sealed its first full-year acceleration since 2010, underpinning global growth and giving authorities more room to purge excessive borrowing.


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Markets stall after record-breaking run

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

World stock markets dipped yesterday, pausing after notching a string of record highs, as a decline in Boeing and healthcare names weighed on US equities.


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Waterford tech fund gets €6m boost

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

A new fund being floated today on the London Stock Exchange is to invest €5.7m into Barry Downes's Waterford-based Suir Valley Ventures Fund.


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Record number of flights in Irish airspace during 2017

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

A record 1.13m flights operated in Irish airspace last year, according to the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA). The figure was 2.5pc higher than in 2016.


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Pensioners will wait for years for back payments - if they ever get them

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

It will be years before pensioners hit by an anomaly in the system see any of the money deducted from their State payments since 2012.


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80,000 households will fall into property tax net as exemptions end in 2019

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Around 80,000 household will have to pay Local Property Tax (LPT) for the first time in 2020 if exemptions for new-build homes end as planned next year.


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House prices now rising faster than anywhere in eurozone

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Property prices in Ireland are rising the fastest in the eurozone - and outstripping almost all other European Union countries.


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'Take a look in mirror,' watchdog told as tracker scandal bill to hit €1bn

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

The cost of the tracker scandal for the banks is approaching €1bn. The revelation came as Central Bank governor Philip Lane was told that regulators should examine themselves when they are conducting a review of the anti-consumer culture in lenders.


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Investors pay €72m for Irish windfarm as extension currently under construction

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

The Renewables Infrastructure Group, a London-based investment firm, has acquired the 41MW operational Clahane windfarm in Co Kerry.


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Kingspan pays $10m to buy minority stake in US software firm Invicara

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Global Irish insulation maker Kingspan has paid $10m (€8.1m) to buy a minority stake in US software firm Invicara, in what the group said marks a strategic investment.


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Tourism chiefs bid for more Chinese visitors as new route takes off

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Chinese tourists spent more nights in the Czech Republic than in Ireland in 2016.


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'Filthy 50' criminals targeted by gardaí in burglary crackdown

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Gardaí have compiled a comprehensive list of 50 prolific burglars and serial theft offenders as part of a crackdown on a crime epidemic plaguing the east coast.


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Floods will cost €1.1bn 'unless we cut carbon emissions'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Future flooding events will cost the State €1.15bn in damages unless carbon emissions are drastically cut to prevent catastrophic climate change.


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Computer hacker jailed after inquiry into cyber attacks on Skype and Google

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:13:51 +0000

A hacker linked to thousands of cyber-attacks on firms around the world, including Skype and Google, has been jailed for two years.


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'A lot of the young lads don't want the long hours' - Farm contractors give their views on the issues that lie ahead

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:00:00 +0000

With the slurry spreading season kicking off, contractors at the Association of Farm and Forestry Contractors' (FCI) conference in Co Dublin gave their views on the issues that lie ahead.


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Farmer harboured 8-year grudge over 'blind' ferrets

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:27:31 +0000

An animal breeder assaulted by a man who harboured an eight-year grudge against him over the “purchase of two blind ferrets”, insisted: “That man has made my life a living hell.”


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See inside: One of the worlds largest cattle feeding operations sold for $200m

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:00:00 +0000

The world’s largest meatpacker, has agreed to sell its Five Rivers cattle feedlots in the United States to affiliates of Pinnacle Asset Management LP for about $200 million, the company said in a securities filing on Wednesday.


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Axa Insurance set to shake up farm insurance market

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:58:06 +0000

Axa Insurance may be set to shake up the farm insurance market in Ireland as the company considers setting up a farm insurance division.


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Gallery: See inside this North Cork farm with potential for a top class dairy setup on the market for €1.1m

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:00:00 +0000

The dairy industry is the darling of Irish agriculture at the moment and in these times it is to be expected that a 101ac residential farm in the heart of North Cork dairy country will bring milkmen and women trooping to have a look.


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Ryanair's UK pilots vote to accept pay increases of up to 20pc

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:35:23 +0000

Ryanair pilots in the UK have voted to accept pay increases of up to 20pc.


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WATCH: This is what Donald Trump calls an 'off location'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:22:56 +0000

US president Donald Trump described it as an "off location" for the new US embassy in London, but a cursory look at the time-lapse video for Irish developer Ballymore’s Embassy Gardens tells a very different story.


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Lloyds launches £50m support fund for small firms hit by Carillion collapse

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:18:33 +0000

Banking giant Lloyds has announced a £50m package of support to its small business customers to help them cope with the Carillion crisis.


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ChaiOS: iPhone flaw means a single text can completely crash a phone - expert

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:12:14 +0000

A "text bomb" can crash any iPhone or Apple computer, according to a security researcher.


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Changes to CPO legislation on the way after farmer prevents purchase of land for tech giant

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:17:26 +0000

Jobs agency IDA is to be handed newly-enhanced powers to compulsorily purchase land after its previous failure to acquire land for tech giant Intel in Kildare.


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Speaker Profile: Sean Whelan

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:08:48 +0000

Sean re-joined Paddy Power Betfair in July of this year as Head of Data Protection, having previously been with the company for 4 and a half years as Head of Compliance. 


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The rich list is one thing, factory quotes are another

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:00:00 +0000

MANY readers may, like ­myself, have sat down after Sunday dinner and perused the Sunday Independent's 'Rich List'. If you did, after half an hour your head would have been swirling from figures from the figures ­connected with farming and its performance in 2017.


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Speaker Profile: Jason Dowling

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:20:12 +0000

Jason specialises in the provision of Audit, Compliance, Risk & Consultancy Services. With over 25 years’ experience, he leads the WDA Data Protection and GDPR implementation team.


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Lobby group looking at site for sugar factory on Carlow/Kildare border

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:00:00 +0000

A new sugar factory delivering jobs to rural areas would be capable of attracting the funding necessary for a multimillion euro revival of the industry, it has been claimed.


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Dublin-listed Draper Esprit in $24m investment in cryptocurrency security company

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:58:40 +0000

Dublin and London-listed venture capital investor Draper Esprit has announced a $24m (€20m) investment in Ledger, a Paris-based cryptocurrency and blockchain security company.


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Interconnection the key to digital transformation as data concerns remain - survey

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:06:51 +0000

The majority of IT professionals who exchange information via the public internet are concerned about the security of their data.


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Explainer: What Apple's €31bn tax bill means for Ireland

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:05:40 +0000

Apple is set to pay €31bn in tax to the US, most of which was previously held by its Irish subsidiaries.


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Brothers win legal challenge over being refused planning permission to build homes on family lands

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:00:00 +0000

Two brothers have won their legal challenge over being refused planning permission to build homes on lands in Co Wicklow gifted to them by their father.


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Revenue up at Penney’s owner on record sales

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:29:50 +0000

Group sales at Penney’s owner Associated British Foods (ABP) increased 4pc year-on-year in constant currency in the 16 weeks to 6 January.


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Natixis Investment acquires stake in Airborne Capital

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:56:22 +0000

Natixis Investment Managers has acquired a minority stake in specialist aircraft lease and asset management firm Airborne Capital.


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Farm succession stakes causing mental health issues

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000

Stressful farm succession situations are leading to increased mental health issues for both parties involved, according to consultant Sian Bushell.


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Opinion: We will pay a high price for ignoring the impact of illegal slurry spreading

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:00:00 +0000

I hated the approach to discipline that some teachers took (and some still do, I believe!). He/she would be going out of the classroom and tell everyone to be quiet. A few smart-alecs would always act up and, instead of going after the culprits, everyone would be punished.


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Another Angle: Scandal-hit Uber needs to take the high road to an IPO

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Back in 2015, explaining why Uber Technologies was years away from a public offering, co-founder Travis Kalanick likened the company to a secondary school kid too young to go to the school debs. Since then, the ride-hailing giant has been besieged: allegations of sexual harassment, a lawsuit alleging theft of trade secrets, a miscellaneous morass of malfeasance that spawned multiple criminal investigations, and the ouster of Kalanick as CEO, followed by a lawsuit to keep him from taking control of the board. Amid all this, the newly appointed CEO promptly announced he's aiming for an initial public offering by 2019. Will Uber be cleaned up by then?


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Google cracks down on YouTube again in fresh bid to appease unhappy advertisers

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Google is making its second attempt in less than a year to protect advertisers on its YouTube user channels from being associated with videos featuring violence, gore or bad language.


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Irish unit of Karen Millen back in black with €200,000 profit

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

The Irish unit of fashion firm Karen Millen returned to the black during its last financial year, posting a €200,000 profit.


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Denis O'Brien led shareholders inject €10m of cash into services group Actavo

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Shareholders led by Denis O'Brien have injected an additional €10m into industrial and engineering services group Actavo, papers filed with the Companies Office show.


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Rise in interest rates could now be 'beneficial', says Fiscal Council chief

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

The European Central Bank's tapering of its quantitative easing programme will not have a huge impact on the Irish economy, Fiscal Advisory Council chief Seamus Coffey has said.


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Germany/France to draft joint proposals on ways to strengthen euro area

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

German politicians plan to draft joint proposals with France on ways to strengthen the euro area, taking up a call by French President Emmanuel Macron, according to a draft resolution.


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Bright idea gives SMEs free energy-efficient lighting

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

eLight is to offer energy-efficient lighting at no cost to Irish small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across a number of sectors.


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Ardagh eyes future share spin-out for investors

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Ardagh, the glass and metal packaging giant headed by billionaire Paul Coulson, might give long-term shareholders in the group's holding company an option to take equity in its stock-market-listed entity over the next two years.


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Bitcoin tumbles to below $10,000 mark as sell-off continues

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Bitcoin continues to wobble, trading near $11,000 a day after losing a quarter of its value as traders sought a floor for pricing amid growing concern regulators around the world will move ahead with new rules to restrict the burgeoning cryptocurrency industry.


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Concern rises among leaders over risk of global powers going to war

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

The risk of political and economic confrontations between major powers, including outright war, have risen to the top of global leaders' concerns, according to a survey released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) days before its annual gathering in the Swiss resort of Davos.


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Hodson Bay profits surge 14pc as new Dublin hotel work starts

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Operating profits at the Hodson Bay hotel group last year increased by 14pc to €2.97m.


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Aryzta's Jackson to replace Geary at Pallas

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Dan Geary, the CEO of Ireland's largest food service wholesaler Pallas Foods, is to hand over the reins to Aryzta executive Peter Jackson, the Irish Independent has learned.


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Another year, but where is your career? It's time to pursue your passion

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

It's the start of another year for the property business, and the growing economy points to another good year ahead. But stop. And think. Before charging headlong into another 12 months of activity, where the outcome really only depends on how the market performs, it makes sense to pause and look at 'the big picture'. Am I in the right business at all? Am I thinking strategically about the future, or caught up in operational matters?


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€1.75m for prime Cork city offices

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Lisney is seeking offers in excess of €1.75m for a prime office investment opportunity at 26/27 South Mall in Cork city centre.


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South Dublin unit secures over €950k

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Milltown Physiotherapy Clinic has acquired the premises it has occupied for the last 25 years at 98 Lower Churchtown Road in south Dublin following a competitive bidding process. JLL sold the property last month, and achieved in excess of the asking price of €950,000.


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Data rules bring age of consent

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

There's a lot of talk these days about the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its implications for Irish marketers. Broadly speaking, it means that from the end of May, rules governing a new European framework for the collecting and processing of personal data aimed at strengthening and unifying data protection for everyone in the EU.


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'Hard Border would hand a huge boost to smugglers'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

The "harder" the Border with the North, the greater the pay-offs for organised crime, leading security experts have warned.


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Geolocation-powered insurance launched

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

British travel company Thomas Cook has partnered with fintech firm Revolut to launch a 'pay-per-day' travel insurance service which automatically provides users with medical cover by tracking their location through their mobile phones.


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How Meltdown chip flaw was discovered by 22-year-old

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

The 22-year-old who uncovered one of the world's biggest security flaws has been described as having an "outstanding mind", stumbling on the Meltdown and Spectre issues while reading lengthy Intel manuals.


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Startup diary: Writing a book is a great tactic for your startup plan

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

This startup diary aims to document my decisions and their consequences for the startup that I am building. One decision, to defer software development until we had some validation from marketing activities (primarily publishing a newsletter) means that we are only now starting to build the product, and we are already four months in. That is frustrating.


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Richard Curran: SMEs bullish on 2018 but return to good times will bring fresh set of challenges

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Small business remains the backbone of the economy. It is a hugely scattered sector that includes everything from the self-employed man with a van, to the software developer who has a few clients, all the way to the food-exporting firm that might be worried about Brexit.


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Brendan Keenan: Systems failure lies ahead if political will doesn't change

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

The word from the West Wing gets worse by the week, and the Dow Jones index goes above 25,000. Whatever happened to political risk?


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Feargal Quinn: Not too late to tackle worker's problem with punctuality

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Q: I have a member of staff who is constantly late and does not take the warnings I have given him seriously. He is a really good employee in other aspects.


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Holding a second Brexit referendum would not be anti-democratic - Varadkar

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

The Taoiseach says it's not for him to call for a second Brexit vote of but that it "wouldn't be anti-democratic" for the UK to hold another poll on leaving the EU.


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Fix for pension anomaly on the table - but 'new money' needed

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

A partial solution to the anomaly that sees thousands of pensioners lose out on €35 a week is on the table for later this year.


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The woman holding Silicon Valley's tech titans to account

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

In an age of media industry uncertainty, Kara Swisher walks tall. The former 'Washington Post' and 'Wall Street Journal' journalist struck out on her own with fellow WSJ tech scribe Walt Mossberg, creating one of the technology industry's most critical new organs, Recode. Regularly breaking stories about what's happening in Silicon Valley, the company has also crafted a highly-lucrative events and online podcasting business. As such, Swisher has become one of the most influential and successful media executives covering global technology. Swisher is outspoken on some issues and has relentlessly pursued tech companies she feels are behaving badly.


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'Politicians ignore us at their peril,' warns pensioners group

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

People hit by cuts in the State pension will not accept a partial restoration of the reductions.


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Dublin office rents to rise as supply tightens in 2018

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

After a year in which Dublin's office market recorded its highest-ever level of activity with 3.6 million sq ft of space being let, the consensus from the country's leading commercial real estate agents is that 2018 will see higher rents as supply tightens in the face of intense competition among potential occupiers.


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Apple to pay €31bn tax bill as it brings cash home to US

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

Apple will pay a €31bn tax bill as it repatriates overseas cash to the US, most of it once held by Irish subsidiaries.


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Britain's 'Chicken King' Boparan sells off Goodfella's in €225m deal

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

The owner of the Birds Eye and Findus food brands has agreed a €225m deal to buy Green Isle Food's Goodfella's Pizzas, including operations in Kildare and Longford.


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Kepak joint venture paid €2.4m for Greene Farm assets, report shows

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

A consortium including Kepak and Roscommon firm Oliver Carty are understood to have paid €2.4m last year to buy one of Ireland's largest chicken-meat producers, Greene Farm Foods.


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Hines secures €145m from sale of Cherrywood offices

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:30:00 +0000

US real estate giant Hines has secured in the region of €145m from the off-market sale of the eight office blocks at Cherrywood Business Park in south Dublin to San Francisco-headquartered Spear Street Capital, the Irish Independent can reveal.


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Apple employees in Cork in line for stock windfall

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:10:22 +0000

An undisclosed number of employees in Cork look set to get a stock windfall worth over €2,000 each, after Apple ‘repatriates’ $38bn (€31.2bn) in tax to the US.


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Beef farmers need to get serious about silage quality problems

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:00:00 +0000

Any beef farmer compiling a New Year resolution list should certainly include making sufficient quantity and better quality silage in 2018.


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'Contractors are not banks': Maintaining good relationships with contractors key to improving cow and grass management

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:59:04 +0000

Maintaining good relationships with contractors is key to improving cow and grass management, two of Ireland’s most efficient dairy farmers told the Irish Grassland Association conference this morning.


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Locals fear site for housing development on old cattle burial ground may contain anthrax

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:24:00 +0000

Residents in the townland of Mulgannon near Wexford Town fear that the deadly disease anthrax may be present at a former animal burial site, which is set to see a housing development built on it.


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Speaker Profile: Shirley Finnerty

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:02:02 +0000

Shirley Finnerty is the Business Group Lead for Windows and Devices in Microsoft Ireland.


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