Business

Life lines for Irish banks
Business
Life lines for Irish banks
IRELAND'S struggling banks could soon be helped by way of eurozone debt relief if EU finance ministers agree to ease the debt burden later this yea...
Some ghosts to be given life
Business
Some ghosts to be given life
The Republic's housing minister Jan O'Sullivan is determined to see the bulk of the of 2,066 ghost estates dotting the 26 counties completed within...
Ed Doherty's vision is woo them and wow them
Business
Ed Doherty's vision is woo them and wow them
When Ed Doherty was a boy, his mother just wanted him to get a steady job. She could hardly have guessed the job he would have: that her son would ...
43 years to fill empty houses
Business
43 years to fill empty houses
It will take 43 years to fill all the post-boom vacant homes in the Republic, according to a report. And this despite the fact that Ireland is main...
Visit to raise Irish access to U.S. market
Business
Visit to raise Irish access to U.S. market
Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, is in the U.S. this week for a seven-day day "direct investment and trad...
Panel focuses on expanded role for diaspora
Business
Panel focuses on expanded role for diaspora
[caption id="attachment_72148" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Robert Ballagh."][/caption] Irish politicians' attitude towards its emigran...
Falvey's books are  'love letters' to Ireland
Business
Falvey's books are 'love letters' to Ireland
[caption id="attachment_72145" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="Author Patricia Falvey, Belfast business consultant Denny Elliott and Trace...
Wilson hails a big Belfast comeback
Business
Wilson hails a big Belfast comeback
[caption id="attachment_72142" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="Minister Sammy Wilson speaking at the conference."][/caption] The glory day...
Knocking heads,  and banks, together
Business
Knocking heads, and banks, together
The European Commission has called on the 17 countries in the eurozone, Ireland among them, to create a "banking union" that can centrally oversee ...
A Clinton first for Cork
Business
A Clinton first for Cork
Former president Bill Clinton is set to make his first ever visit to Cork later this month to deliver a keynote speech at a planned investment conf...
Jobless figure steady,  emigration continues
Business
Jobless figure steady, emigration continues
Ireland's unemployment rate is holding steady at 14.3 percent. But that's steadily high. the latest figures from the Irish government's Central Sta...
No budging on corporate tax: Kenny, Gilmore
Business
No budging on corporate tax: Kenny, Gilmore
[caption id="attachment_71832" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="President Francois Hollande."][/caption] It's the issue that is never quite...