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Government-backed insurance plans in the US help compensate farmers for losses after natural disasters. Unfortunately for the produce growers who were ravaged by recent hurricanes, a lot of the nation
International tourists brought in just under €6.5bn last year, up 8.5% from 2015 but a shortage of qualified staff could stall the momentum of the hotel industry, an AIB report has suggested.
Ireland has a long way to go before electric cars become a viable alternative — and the Government should prioritise the promotion of electric-hybrid alternatives, says a motoring expert.
The profits of cigarette firm, PJ Carroll, have been hit by the black market, it said.
Tax for employees of IT start-ups should be considered in the budget to assist entrepreneurs retain the best talent, according to a venture capital group.
Diageo, the maker of Johnnie Walker whisky and Smirnoff vodka, forecast stronger sales and profit growth in the second half of its financial year after a first half affected by negative factors in Chi
Sterling strengthened against both the euro and the dollar after UK retail sales rose more than forecast in August, boosting investor expectations that the Bank of England will raise borrowing costs i
Inditex, the world’s biggest clothes retailer and owner of Zara, reported a 9% rise in first-half profit, but its gross margin, as a percentage of sales, slipped, because of a stronger euro.
More than nine in 10 Irish exporters trade with the UK and need some sort of help in the budget next month to cushion the effects of Brexit, according to the Irish Exporters’ Association.
Dairy market analysts are predicting a recovery as the latest Global Dairy Trade Price Index climbed 0.9%, the second successive auction to record a price rise.
Only time will tell if Ryanair gets over this current major dilemma, but its handling of the crisis may well be the defining moment for both Michael O’Leary and for Ryanair.
Uber Technologies, which is the subject of a US federal probe into whether it broke bribery laws, has started a review of its Asia operations and notified US authorities about payments made by staff t
The Ryanair low-cost carrier promises to solve the problem of over 95% of the affected passengers from the cancelled 2100 flights of the airline until the end of the week, reports Mediapool.  All 315,
The Co-operative Group has sold is remaining 1% stake in Co-op Bank for £5m.
Romanian president Klaus Iohannis underlined during the United Nations General Assembly taking place this week in New York that the country wants to hold a role in the Security Council in the next yea
Azerbaijan plans to appoint its next trade representative to Hungary, a landlocked country in central Europe.
''Termination of a total of four concession contracts on beaches is forthcoming. Two contracts will be suspended for system violations. These are the beaches "Central Beach Sozopol" and "Sunny day". T
The UK power producer says its current finance chief, Will Gardiner, will take over the top role.
The retail and services group has offloaded the final 1% stake it held in the troubled Co-op Bank.
The fourth Annual Awards Gala by Alianta, a charity organization established as a nonpartisan alliance of Romanian and American organizations and professionals, will take place on September 22 at the
Ryanair bosses and shareholders will come head to head today as the airline holds its AGM in the midst of warnings of a multi-million compensation bill for cancelled flights.
Interim profits almost halve as the group's insurance business falls into a loss.
Elis Pavaje has kicked off  production at its third factory from Neamt County, after an investment of EUR 10 million. The company wants to respond to the growing the high demand for concrete raw mater
The more than 220 million Euros investment of IULIUS in the proximity to Iulius Mall Timisoara is in full development and, in addition to the state-of-the-art office spaces or the new leisure areas it
The Taiwanese handset maker has struggled to compete against rivals Apple and Samsung.
UK firms and the economy as a whole need a Brexit transition period, City lobby group warns.
As an increasing number of vineyards and wineries seal their bottles with screw-caps, the natural cork industry is fighting back.
A survey suggests 23% make or receive calls illegally, but the number is falling.
A survey suggests 23% make or receive calls illegally, but the number is falling.
A survey by the RAC suggests 23% make or receive calls illegally - but the number is falling.
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