Business News

Economy shrugs off Brexit threat to grow at fastest rate in EU

Ireland is again the fastest-growing economy in the European Union, with a rise of almost 8pc in GDP last year.

Ireland’s biggest mobile operator warns customers of possible data disruption over four days

The country’s biggest mobile operator has warned more than 100,000 phone customers of possible disruption to roaming costs and data access in a week’s time.

Monday 12 March 2018 Ulster Bank kicks off new mortgage war with string of cuts to fixed rates

Ulster Bank has kicked off a new round of mortgage wars with a string of cuts to its fixed mortgage rates.

Irish SMEs aren’t investing enough, warns ESRI study

Under-investment by small and medium-sized businesses was at over 30pc in 2016, with financial issues the biggest contributing factors, research has found.

Only 11pc of SMEs using renewables

Almost four in 10 Irish businesses would be willing to pay higher energy costs if their energy was coming from renewable sources, according to a new survey. Half of those businesses