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Pound hits highest level in 19 months on bets Boris Johnson will romp home -- Sterling hit its highest level against the euro since May 2017 in a sharp rally driven by conviction that Boris Johnson's Conservative Party will romp to victory on Wednesday next week.

19 hours ago

Tesco's Irish unit a key focus in $800m lawsuit -- Investors seeking as much as $800m (€722m) in damages after the Tesco accounting scandal have honed in on the retail giant's Irish arm.

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Penneys owner hails 'resilient year' as revenues from clothing sales increase

1 month ago

'You don't feel like an ogre anymore if you've got love handles or cellulite. All people...

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The best tech gifts for Christmas 2019 -- Tech & Gaming

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Primark confirms expansion plans in the US and Eastern Europe -- Irish

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'We hit 2008 way over-borrowed, was it tough? It was unbelievable' - Zeus Packaging boss Brian... -- Irish

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Adrian Weckler: 'Here's how you're being duped by Black Friday tech 'discounts'' -- Black Friday "reductions"? Yeah, right. Once again,...

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Ten ways to keep your Christmas shopping spree headache-free -- Many of us will spend almost €900 more on...

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30 under 30: The best and brightest of Ireland's rising business stars

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7 funny moments you missed from the NATO summit in London -- These are the top awkward moments...

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Donald Trump launches row over Nato funding -- In a joint meeting with Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg,...

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Nigel Farage: Terrorists should go to prison for life -- Nigel Farage has said that convicted terrorists should "go to prison for life".

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Vigil for London Bridge terror victims -- A vigil has been held at Guildhall Yard in the City of London for the victims of...

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New Orleans double shooting leaves 10 injured and two dead -- Ten people were shot and wounded...

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A number of people injured following London Bridge stabbing -- A man has been detained by police and number...

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Crossbow killer who murdered pregnant ex-wife to die in jail -- A crossbow killer is likely to die in prison after being jailed for 33 years for...

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Boris Johnson on Brexit: We will be out on January 31st -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson answers questions from callers on Nick Ferrari's...

6 days ago

Donald Trump visits US troops in Afghanistan on Thanksgiving -- President Donald Trump has paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan,...

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Abusive teenagers admit to threatening same-sex couple on bus -- Three teenage boys have admitted threatening a same-sex...

6 days ago

In Pictures: Hundreds of farmers threaten to bring Dublin to a standstill

8 days ago

In Pictures: It's Budget 2020 - and here's 'Budget Day' throughout the years

1 month ago

In Pictures: Ploughing Championships 2019

2 months ago

In pictures: Both sides of Brexit divide protest outside Westminster ahead of... -- Hundreds of protesters have turned up outside...

3 months ago

In pictures: Mock border checkpoint built as protesters warn Brexit threatens peace

8 months ago

In Pictures: It's Budget 2019 - but here is 'Budget Day' down through the years

8 months ago

GALLERY: Best pictures from historic 2018 National Ploughing Championships -- Without a doubt 2018 will go down in...

8 months ago

In pictures: Developer Paddy Kelly's Shrewsbury Road mansion for sale at €10m

8 months ago

GALLERY: Lairg market in Scotland hosts the annual lamb sale, one of the biggest... -- Potential buyers watch as sheep farmers gather at Lairg...

8 months ago

Agricultural extravaganza as 60,000 enjoy Tullamore Show -- A soft start to the day didn't deter the 60,000 visitors who flocked to the Tullamore Show...

8 months ago

S&P raise main credit rating for Permanent TSB in nearly a decade -- Privatising Permanent TSB will likely take several years...

4 hours ago

Please Update Farming Independent -- This is an older version of the Farming Independent app that is now obsolete.

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Gas Networks Ireland borrows €300m at record-low rate -- GAS Networks Ireland has borrowed €300m on the bond market to fuel capital...

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Central Bank boss says he will 'continue to be annoying' -- BANK bosses do not fear the Central Bank, it was alleged at an Oireachtas Committee...

9 hours ago

Brazil agriculture sees 3% growth in 2020 led by meat exports -- Brazilian agricultural production will grow 3% in...

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NZ's Fonterra raises 2019/20 forecast farmgate milk price -- Dairy behemoth Fonterra on Thursday raised its forecast milk payment to farmers...

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Up to 130 trucks prevented from entering or leaving distribution centre due to... -- Up to 130 lorries have been prevented from...

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Ann Fitzgerald: 'What has online shopping ever done for your community?' -- 'What would you like for Christmas,...

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Farmer on taking the organic route to the customer -- In December many farmers take stock and plan for the incoming year. Continued...

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Pre-tax profits at Botox maker Allergan Ireland decline by 17pc to $187m

19 hours ago

Barclays and Bank of America added to Central Bank list

19 hours ago

Ryanair halves Boeing Max forecasts

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O'Leary 'was taken aback' as ex-chief joined rival airline

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Head office cuts: Ulster Bank looks to slash costs and layers of Irish management

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Brendan Keenan: 'Times are good for jobs and wages, but caution is needed'

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Irish - Costs weigh on profits at McMahons parent firm

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Business - Leading the search: Google founders step down from Alphabet - Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the founders of Google, will step down from their roles...

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Riot Games' female staff to share $10m after harassment claims

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Black Friday deals drive US sales for auto makers

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Probe: Outside review after Ted Baker overstates its inventory

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Questions for Quiz as fashion chain sinks to a loss

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Airbus still gets support from the EU - WTO report

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Share Watch: 'Explosion' in diabetes presents a challenging opportunity for Novo

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World - Markets Report: Wall St rises on US-China trade hopes

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News - Amazon accuses Trump of bias and says 'long-term' Ireland investment is unrelated to tax - Amazon has again claimed that US president...

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Mini-products offer valuable messaging lessons on long road to launch

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Amazon joins supercomputer race with 'quantum' service

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Dropbox losses narrow as revenues leap to $627m

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Google co-founders step aside as Pichai takes helm of parent Alphabet

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Ireland set for boom in data centre funding

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Jobs - Medical devices firm to create 60 jobs - Co Clare business Smithstown Light Engineering is to create 60 jobs over the next two years.

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Pharma firm WuXi to create 200 more jobs with investment here

8 days ago

Irish cosmetic manufacturer to create 90 jobs in Cork and Mayo

9 days ago

WeWork to begin cutting jobs ahead of 5-year plan

10 days ago

Google pays Irish staff an average of €100,000

8 days ago

PwC predicts 5,000 more jobs in funds and fintech

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Ergo: Poll shows Deliveroo riders are delivering work elsewhere

16 days ago

Jobs - Cosmetics firm makes up 90 new jobs in Cork and Mayo

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Property & Mortgages - Commuter belt buckles as new homebuyers forced further out - The commuter belt is set to buckle under the weight of large numbers of people leaving cities in search of more affordable homes.

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Appropriate density is crucial to housing sustainability

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Workers may avoid expenses cuts in January election 'stroke'

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New law to make it more difficult for insurers not to pay out for valid claims

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Private sector workers to demand pay rises up to 4pc as wages power 'shifts' to employees

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Putting concerns on hold: Shoppers to splash out €5bn this Christmas despite falling confidence

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Salary growth 'set to continue into New Year'

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Latest News - Wholesale gas prices up 47pc, electricity 26pc

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Latest News - Sales at fast-growing Dublin fintech Fenergo rise to €70m - Irish financial technology firm Fenergo has reported a 21pc gain in revenue to €70m as it doubles its R&D team and targets new markets...

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Ishka Irish Spring Water to invest €12m in US and Chinese expansion

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Your business: Retailers just have to be online to be relevant

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Your work: It costs nothing to be nice - but it will cost not to be

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Small businesses going green as they shun pressure to offer big discounts on Black Friday

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The perfect time to broaden your horizons

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Startup Diary: The best shortcut is looking around to see what works already

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Commercial Property - Paul McNeive: Decade of dramatic change leaves us with 'green agenda' This is my last column of the year - and the last column this side...

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Fallon brothers share a dividend of €5.8m from daft.ie property site

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Curtain call: City centre cinema delayed after Dun Laoghaire woman lodges appeal

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Amazon subscribes for prime Dublin office block

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Fine Grain seeking tenants for newly completed Limerick office building

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Spruced up: London group buys Lisburn retail park at €30m discount

7 days ago

Investors teaming up to buy €18.4m Meath retail park

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Commercial Property - €15m co-living project in capital gets the go-ahead

19 hours ago

Media & Marketing - John McGee: 'Ad industry has lost its magic' Every time I sit back and think about the state of the Irish advertising and marketing industry - and by extension the media industry that...

4 days ago

Irish media firm chief steps down after bot controversy

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Mediahuis raises prospect of entering race for UK's Telegraph Media Group

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Netflix and Facebook could contribute more, says BAI chair

6 days ago

Rosanna's 'influencer' content broke rules, says advert watchdog

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Communicorp says 2018 revenue hike bucks industry trend

13 days ago

John McGee: 'Ghost of Brexit haunts Christmas'

8 days ago

Media & Marketing - INM plans to transfer €60m to Belgian parent

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Switching Saturday - Don't get left out in the cold: you could save €260 a year - SWITCHING energy supplier is extremely quick and easy and it can all be done online in the space of a few minutes. There's no need for any messy...

8 months ago

Time for a health insurance check-up

8 months ago

The good news for those looking at a new telly is that you get a lot more for less these days, writes

8 months ago

Change cards to help relieve your festive spending hangover

8 months ago

Bin there, done that: lower your charges

8 months ago

Ring the changes with a fresh deal

8 months ago

Super switcher: Waste collection

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Switching Saturday - Tune in to better value for telly and broadband

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