Almost 56,000 students received the results of their Leaving Certificate last week, and while most hope to go on to college, many find choosing a suitable course a daunting task.
Opec oil supply is set to fall by 419,000 barrels per day this month, a company that tracks the organisation’s shipments forecast yesterday, reflecting plans for lower exports by Saudi Arabia an
There are growing calls for Ireland to join the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) in order to capitalise on €300m worth of commercial projects as well as encouraging more Irish st
The UK has set out proposals to ensure that goods and services currently approved for sale across the UK and EU can continue to be traded after Brexit.
The euro rebounded from the day’s lows yesterday but held well below a two and a half year high hit earlier this month as markets bet the single currency’s double-digit gains this year may
Property developer Johnny Ronan has made moves to secure planning permission for two flagship developments in Dublin and Wicklow.
Ireland must seize opportunities in the health technology sector, which is estimated to be worth €475bn globally by 2018. However, threats from Brexit remain on the horizon, according to the body
The considerable uncertainty surrounding Brexit and sharp depreciation of sterling over the past two years certainly present challenges for the Irish economy, writes Oliver Mangan.
Lufthansa has received more German government support in its bid to take over substantial assets of insolvent rival Air Berlin, with German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries saying she would welcome s
China’s Great Wall Motors has confirmed its interest in bidding for all or part of Jeep maker Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles.
Greek government bond yields dipped yesterday after Fitch became the second ratings agency to upgrade it to “Single B” status, marking another milestone in the debt-laden country’s s
The car maker is offering £2,000 off a new car in a scheme it says will have 'an immediate effect' on air quality.
Food firm Dr Oetker, says others should follow it and give back art they own that was looted by the Nazis from Jewish owners.
Start-ups are beginning to swoop in on the death and funerals sector to shake up a staid industry.
US stocks inched higher on Monday as the Standard & Poor's 500 index steadied following back-to-back losses over the last two weeks.
The payout - to a woman who developed ovarian cancer - is the largest award so far against the firm.
Shareholders back a £700m rescue deal that will cut the Co-op Group's stake in the Co-op Bank.
Google has unveiled the next version of its Android mobile operating system, named Android 8.0 Oreo.
Payout for talc user who developed ovarian cancer is largest award so far against Johnson & Johnson.
Shareholders back a £700m rescue deal that will cut the Co-Op Group's stake in the Co-Op Bank.
Bank of Cyprus, the island’s largest lender, has said that it will post a loss of €550m in its half-year results as a result of an increase of provisions for loan impairments by €500m and will return
The benchmark share index finishes slightly lower after a choppy day of trading.
The number of properties little bigger than a budget hotel room has soared, says Which?
A total solar eclipse is visible across the US on Monday for the first time in nearly a century.
(Adds additional bacgkround and comment in second, fourth and sixth paragraph) By Stelios Orphanides The state-owned Cyprus Cooperative Bank (CCB) will increase its capital via a planned share issue
(Adds additional bacgkround and comment in second, fourth and sixth paragraph) By Stelios Orphanides The state-owned Cyprus Cooperative Bank (CCB) will increase its capital via a planned share issue
Baia Mare, Iasi and Satu Mare are the three Romanian cities that made it to the final in the competition for the Youth Capital of Romania. The winner will receive the EUR 50,000 award given by the Rom
Romania is among the European countries with the biggest hike in consumer confidence in the second quarter of 2017, Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index shows.  According to the study, consumer confidenc
The publishing house unblocks access to sensitive China stories after protests.
Britain has set out proposals to ensure that trade in goods and services can continue with Europe after the point at which the UK leaves the European Union.
Google will on Monday reveal the 12th version of Android, the world's most prevalent mobile operating system, at roughly the same time as the solar eclipse in the US, according to Abs-Cbn News.The int
Official exchange rate of Azerbaijan’s national currency, the manat, against the US dollar was set at 1.7008 AZN/USD for August 22, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) said Aug. 21.
The advertisement for "a talented engineer" begins with the welcome: "Hey there! You found us."
The state-owned Cyprus Cooperative Bank (CCB) will first increase its capital via a planned share issue before the government hands over part of its stock to its customers, the Cyprus News Agency (CN
The Bucharest Stock Exchange said in a statement that Ludwik Sobolewski will continue to work as CEO of the BVB, although his mandate expired on August 21. “In the same time, BVB informs that the mand
40% of millennials said Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was their role model for entrepreneurship.
Chairman of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora Nazim Ibrahimov stressed that it is necessary to conduct more extensive work for organization of the World Forum of Azerbaijani businessmen.
Available for free on iOS and Android, the platform encourages people to move away from the superficial hotspots of current dating apps
Chinatown has seen plenty of changes in the last four decades - good and bad. But where does it go now?
AFI Europe Romania has posted a net operating income of EUR 24.7 million in the first half of 2017, up by 11.5 percent compared to 2016. AFI Europe Romania published its Q2 and H1 2017 financial resul
AFI Europe Romania has posted a net operating income of EUR 24.7 million in the first half of 2017, up by 11.5 percent compared to 2016. AFI Europe Romania published its Q2 and H1 2017 financial resul
Manchester Airport bosses have described the move as 'disappointing'
One third of the 98 bee species in Ireland are threatened with extinction while three-quarters of the country’s wild plants require insect pollinators.
If the UK really wants to avoid custom checks at the border, then they will have to be ready to compromise on their post-Brexit trade ambitions with third countries in the area of agricultural and foo
Energy production can be compatible with food productionm or other land uses that are beneficial to society.
The centenary of the birth of Jack Lynch is clearly an event worth marking, not least because he embodied the centrist consensual approach to politics and economic management which on the whole has se
He has a CV that would be the envy of any highly- regarded chef worldwide and now Patrick Murphy is bringing that experience to his new restaurant at Stoneview in Blarney, Co Cork.
Promo Pads founder Diarmuid Murphy is hugely excited about the prospects for the Dine tabletop system, writes Trish Dromey.
The decision of the UK government to leave the EU means that the UK is seeking to change the current relationship between the UK and the EU.
New EU regulations take effect today that will see some of Ireland’s biggest companies publishing information on a range of policies from gender diversity on boards of directors to greenhouse ga
Ten years on from the onset of the crisis we can take stock. The Government is keen as are many to wipe it from memory — keep the recovery going.
A shortage of engineers could undermine prosperity, a body representing the sector has said.
What happens to the price of oil in the coming months will be critical to the global inflation outlook, and, of course, to the monetary policy of the world’s major central banks.
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