Brendan Keenan: The rich have gotten richer – but so has everyone else

Brendan Keenan: The rich have gotten richer - but so has everyone else Stock picture So, it's farewell tax cuts, then. And good riddance. Not that there is anything wrong with tax cuts per se, but crude...

A bit nicer to the Brits but a bit nastier to Israel

A bit nicer to the Brits but a bit nastier to Israel Cartoonist: Jim Cogan Last week, we got some clarity on Brexit and the Presidency and saw the Seanad at work. Gavan Reilly on TV3 earned...

Burgers made from artificial meat could be in restaurants by 2021

Burgers made from artificial meat could be in restaurants by 2021 Mosa Meat says it has received funding to back the lab-made product it introduced five years ago. Professor Mark Post with a lab-grown meat burger...

Ibec issues stark warning about Ireland’s competitiveness as it calls for boost to local...

Ibec issues stark warning about Ireland's competitiveness as it calls for boost to local firms and higher education Ibec has repeated its long-standing demand that the Government abandon a 'rainy-day fund'. Stock Image Business and employer...

Department of Business pays out €300,000 to OECD for ‘policy roadmap’

Department of Business pays out €300,000 to OECD for 'policy roadmap' Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation Minister Heather Humphries The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation is to pay the OECD €300,000 for a 20-page...

‘Popularity cannot be an excuse for not complying’ – Airbnb ordered to make prices...

'Popularity cannot be an excuse for not complying' - Airbnb ordered to make prices more transparent (Stock picture) The European Union has told Airbnb to bring its terms and conditions into line with the bloc’s consumer...

Business sentiment weakens as Brexit and trade fears weigh

Business sentiment weakens as Brexit and trade fears weigh KBC Bank Ireland chief executive Wim Verbraeken Irish business sentiment has weakened since the spring as geopolitical uncertainty weighs on firms' expectations. Although firms were still positive on...

RDS wants State to help with €60m revamp of famed venue

RDS wants State to help with €60m revamp of famed venue Interview: Michael Duffy CEO Michael Duffy says naming rights are one financing option the RDS has. Photo: Gerry Mooney As views from the office go Michael...

Fine weather and drought put the brakes on wind and hydro power

Fine weather and drought put the brakes on wind and hydro power “Because of the intermittent nature of wind, we always make sure there is conventional electricity generation available to keep the lights on when...

Farmers and car buyers win from EU-Japan deal

Farmers and car buyers win from EU-Japan deal Farmers and car buyers win from EU-Japan dealThe price of Japanese cars will come down as tariffs are phased out Irish farmers and food processors stand to be...

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