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Mortgage lending down in April, but up annually

A total of 3,340 mortgages were approved in April, up 11.7pc year-on-year, but down 11.6pc month-on-month, according to the latest data released by the Banking and Payments Federation of Ireland (BPFI).

Virtual reality named as a key job trend for marketing professionals

Virtual reality has been named as a key job trend for marketing professionals, according to research carried out by

Noonan set to fire starter on €3bn AIB sale

Allied Irish Banks (AIB) will begin its journey back to privatisation this week as the Government prepares to officially launch a €3bn share sale in a watershed moment for the banking industry and the economy.

Pharma company MSD Ireland announces 330 new jobs for Cork and Carlow

MSD, a multinational pharmaceutical company, has announced that it will create 330 new jobs and invest €280m over the next three years at two of its Irish manufacturing sites in Cork and Carlow.

€60m available for job creation in regional development fund

Up to €60m is being made available for projects aimed at job creation in a new regional development fund.

Consumer optimism high but business sentiment weaker

Four in five people here think house prices will rise this year and consumer confidence remains high but there are signs that business sentiment has weakened.

The top nine jobs of the future – will you be employed?

As industries change and evolve, there is a risk of many roles becoming redundant, with this in mind, the world’s largest job site Indeed, has compiled a snapshot of future-proofed roles for Ireland. 1. Cyber security expert

Not only is Dublin a booming tech hub that more than 1,200 multinationals call home, but it also currently has the second highest share of cyber security roles advertised in the world, a …

Property tax take too low, says EU in warning over ‘volatile revenue’

The property tax take in Ireland is below the EU average, and we rely too much on “volatile revenue sources”, the European Commission has warned.

Social network site in €180k commitment to help Irish jobseekers

LinkedIn has announced a new partnership with Jobcare aimed at connecting communities in need with economic opportunities to make their visions a reality.

Revealed: Homebuyers race for deals as €20,000 grant faces axe

Fine Gael leadership frontrunner Leo Varadkar risks causing further chaos in the housing market after pledging to abolish the Help to Buy scheme if it proves to be inflating prices.