Losing out to Paris in the bid to land the European Banking Authority (EBA) this week, wasn't quite our Thierry Henry moment.
After all, the French didn't cheat. And in fact, there wasn' [...]
The holiday season is now as well known for its landmark online shopping days as it is for goodwill and cheer.
From the now famous Black Friday through to the 'Mondays' - Cyber, Manic an [...]
Irish companies are reporting a slight slackening off in the pace of growth, and most say they aren't seeing evidence of overheating in their own environment.
Pay is on the rise across t [...]
Home insurance is one of those bills it's almost certain you're over-paying.
Like all insurance, we buy it because we either have to (because the bank insists) or we're afraid of future [...]
A major shipping company is under attack. With help from a corrupt executive, an international hacking syndicate called Scorpius, has penetrated the computer networks of Fast Freight Ltd.
The number of professional job vacancies in Ireland rose by 9pc month-on-month in October, in what was a record month in terms of jobs announcements, a new study has found.
However, the [...]
With rents above boom-time levels, and prices quickly playing catch-up, housing affordability has become a real issue over recent years.
But is it more difficult for a young couple today [...]
Just over 450 new homes are being sold every month as the lack of supply fuels price hikes.
An analysis of figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) shows that since the beginning [...]
Public servants are escaping new pension rules that delay the payment of the State pension.
The State contributory pension is now only paid from the age of 66, meaning that thousands of pe [...]
Spending on household goods is up 12.7pc this year, as people’s disposable income continues to rise.
The volume of retail sales, which represents real growth, has grown rapidly since 201 [...]
Q I run a beauty salon in a small regional town. We are not great at marketing and our sales can only be described as modest. Are there any tips you could give us?
You are correct to lin [...]
While certain sectors of business have been radically altered over time, others have changed mostly in how they are conducted. For many years Michael Gilmartin and his partner supplied ever [...]
The establishment of a major food industry hub in the Boyne Valley region is set to create 2,500 jobs by 2025, the Sunday Independent has learned.
The Boyne Valley Food Innovation Distri [...]
An Irish EdTech firm has secured over €100,000 in funding to launch a new project which will investigate how virtual reality (VR) technology impacts children's health.
Enterprise Ireland h [...]
Household debt is now at its lowest level since 2005, and is over 30pc lower than its 2008 peak, according to the latest accounts from the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI).
During the three [...]
One of the country's biggest employers of new graduates has been forced to introduce interest-free loans to help new recruits secure rental accommodation in Dublin.
The country managing [...]
Q - I run a butcher shop and while I have ample parking at my shop, lots of people in the area still don't know I am here, how can I increase awareness?
A - We can talk about the practic [...]
There is a "huge opportunity" for Ireland to be at the leading edge of the emerging cyber-security industry, Tánaiste and Enterprise Minister Frances Fitzgerald told delegates at a leading industry co [...]
Sterling has jumped to a four- and-a-half month high against the euro amid stronger manufacturing data out of the UK.
It comes ahead of a much anticipated Bank of England meeting today i [...]
Working from an island, as exporters do in Ireland, forces us to be more competitive than companies in markets we sell to.
Products and services that businesses develop here must offer c [...]