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Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia

    Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia

  Dachser Rail Services between Europe and Asia With Dachser Rail Services, the global logistics provider offers an alternative to air and sea freight that has been optimized for time

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New products and markets key to export growth

    New products and markets key to export growth

The ESRI hosted a conference this week to launch the findings of a research programme on “Enterprise Exporting, Innovation and Productivity” undertaken in cooperation with Enterprise Ireland and the Department

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Brexit talks must deliver free access to UK market says IDIA

    Brexit talks must deliver free access to UK market says IDIA

The Irish Dairy Industries Association (IDIA), the Ibec group that represents the dairy sector, has called for the sector to be a key priority for the Irish government in the upcoming

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‘No return to the hard border’

    ‘No return to the hard border’

Theresa May’s letter to trigger Article 50 states that she does not want Brexit to “harm” the Republic of Ireland. The British Prime Minister has included a note on what

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One-third of Dublin’s office stock sold in deals worth €6bn since 2013

    One-third of Dublin’s office stock sold in deals worth €6bn since 2013

A new report from Savills on Ireland’s property investment market has revealed that, since the beginning of 2013, 1.1 million sq m (11.84 million sq ft) of modern office space

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Irish small firms unaware of Brexit dangers

    Irish small firms unaware of Brexit dangers

Many Irish small- and medium-sized businesses are still unaware of the dangers posed to them by Brexit, according to a new report. The report from the Joint Committee on Jobs,

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New Car Sales Down 21 Percent in February

    New Car Sales Down 21 Percent in February

New car registration figures released on Wednesday by Motorcheck.ie show that new car sales in February 2017 have fallen 21% on last year with only 17,015 units sold compared to

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February Cost Burdens Rise at Fastest Rate Since May 2011

    February Cost Burdens Rise at Fastest Rate Since May 2011

The rate of input cost inflation accelerated sharply in February, amid higher prices for a range of raw materials, but output charge inflation moderated, according to the Investec Manufacturing PMI report

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Price of Basic Metals Rises 12.1 Percent

    Price of Basic Metals Rises 12.1 Percent

The price of basic metals rose 12.1 % in January while other factory gate prices remained relatively stable, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Wednesday. Total

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European Parliament Approves Trade Agreement with Canada

    European Parliament Approves Trade Agreement with Canada

The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which aims to boost goods and services trade and investment flows, was approved by the European Parliament on Wednesday. The landmark trade

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Record Level of Exports in 2016

    Record Level of Exports in 2016

Exports totalled more than €116 billion in 2016, the highest annual total on record, according to preliminary figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Wednesday. This is an increase of

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January Sees “Near-Record” Rise in Construction Employment

    January Sees “Near-Record” Rise in Construction Employment

Activity in the Irish construction sector rose sharply in January on the back of higher new orders, according to the Ulster Bank Construction PMI Report, released on Monday. The survey

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Ryanair Q3 Profit Falls 8 Percent to €95 Million, Traffic Grows 16 Percent

    Ryanair Q3 Profit Falls 8 Percent to €95 Million, Traffic Grows 16 Percent

Irish airline Ryanair reported on Monday that Q3 profits fell 8% to €95 million, as average fares fell by 17% to just €33 per passenger and traffic grew 16% to

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“Wake up Ireland – the World has Completely Changed” – Irish Exporters Association CEO

    “Wake up Ireland – the World has Completely Changed” – Irish Exporters Association CEO

“Wake up Ireland – the world has completely changed,” was the clear, warning issued by Simon McKeever, Chief Executive of the Irish Exporters Association, on the challenges arising from Brexit.

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New Car Sales Down 1.75% in January, Used Imports Surge

    New Car Sales Down 1.75% in January, Used Imports Surge

New car sales in January 2017 have decreased slightly on last year with 39k units sold compared to 39.7k units in January 2016 according to figures released by vehicle history

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January Sees 18-Month High for Manufacturing Output Growth

    January Sees 18-Month High for Manufacturing Output Growth

The Irish manufacturing sector remained in growth territory during the opening month of 2017, with both output and new orders increasing at sharper rates, according to the seasonally adjusted Investec Purchasing

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ICTU Says UK Prime Minister has Not Addressed Border Uncertainty Facing Workers

    ICTU Says UK Prime Minister has Not Addressed Border Uncertainty Facing Workers

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has done little to address the major uncertainty facing workers across the island of Ireland as a result of Brexit, the Irish Congress of Trade

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Enterprise Ireland Launches Strategy to 2020

    Enterprise Ireland Launches Strategy to 2020

Enterprise Ireland, the Government agency responsible for developing Irish business globally, launched it’s 2017-2020 strategy on Monday, aiming to increase exports by €5 Billion and to create 60,000 new jobs.

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Service Sector New Order Growth Sees Five-Month High

    Service Sector New Order Growth Sees Five-Month High

Rates of expansion in the Irish service sector saw a boost at the end of 2016, with new orders, activity, and employment all rising at faster rates and new business

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Egypt Reopens Market to Irish Beef

    Egypt Reopens Market to Irish Beef

The Egyptian authorities reopened the market there to Irish beef, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed announced on Wednesday.  The agreement provides for the approval of five

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House Price Inflation May Hit Double-Digit Levels in 2017

    House Price Inflation May Hit Double-Digit Levels in 2017

Irish house price inflation is set to accelerate in 2017, potentially reaching double-digit levels, according to the MyHome.ie property report for the final quarter of 2016. “Clearly low stock levels

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Factory Gate Prices Rose 0.9% in November

    Factory Gate Prices Rose 0.9% in November

Monthly factory gate prices increased by 0.9% in November 2016, according to data released by the CSO on Thursday. This compares to an increase of 2.9% for November of last

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PwC Predicts Increased Tax Scrutiny for Those Working Internationally

    PwC Predicts Increased Tax Scrutiny for Those Working Internationally

As mobility evolves and more organisations see talent moving internationally, many businesses are facing a growing challenge to understand where in the world their people are working and what they

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Northern Ireland Export Orders Rise at Record Rate

    Northern Ireland Export Orders Rise at Record Rate

A record rise in new export orders was signaled as companies benefited from Sterling weakness in November, according to data

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Dublin Ranked Fourth Most Attractive City for Property Investment

Dublin is the fourth most attractive city in Europe for real estate investment, according to an analysis by PwC and

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CSO Publishes Statistical Guide to Brexit

    CSO Publishes Statistical Guide to Brexit

The Central Statistic Office released “Brexit: Ireland and the UK in numbers”, on Wednesday, December 7. The publication provides the

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ESRI Publishes Medium-Term Outlook for the Irish Economy

    ESRI Publishes Medium-Term Outlook for the Irish Economy

The Economic and Social Research Unit (ESRI) published a medium-term outlook for the Irish economy on Monday, December 5. Called

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Retail Property Rents Predicted to Grow 7-10% Over Next Two Years

    Retail Property Rents Predicted to Grow 7-10% Over Next Two Years

Retail property rents are expected to see increases of between 7 and 10 percent over the next 2 year,s according

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Ireland’s Prospects Bright, But Uncertain – ECB

    Ireland’s Prospects Bright, But Uncertain – ECB

The European Commission and ECB finished the sixth post-programme surveillance review for Ireland on Friday, December 2, in which they

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Uncertain Economic Outlook Keeps Irish Consumers Cautious

    Uncertain Economic Outlook Keeps Irish Consumers Cautious

Irish consumers have remained cautious in the face of uncertain economic conditions, contrasting with changing attitudes in other areas, according

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Value of Irish Money Market Funds Decreased by €16 Billion in September

    Value of Irish Money Market Funds Decreased by €16 Billion in September

Net asset value of money market funds (MMFs) in Ireland decreased by €16 billion to €444 billion in September 2016,

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor Supports EU Proposal to Prevent Geo-Blocking

    Minister Mitchell O’Connor Supports EU Proposal to Prevent Geo-Blocking

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor attended a day-long meeting of EU Single Market Ministers in Brussels

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Trade Mission to China and Japan Ends

    Trade Mission to China and Japan Ends

A five-day Ttade and investment mission to China and Japan involving 36 Irish companies concluded on Saturday, November 19.  The

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Minister for Employment and Small Business Leads Trade Mission to India

    Minister for Employment and Small Business Leads Trade Mission to India

The Minister for Employment and Small Business and TD for Clare, Pat Breen began a five-day trade mission to India

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CSO Estimates 3.7 Billion Euro Trade Surplus for September

    CSO Estimates 3.7 Billion Euro Trade Surplus for September

Preliminary figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Tuesday, November 15, indicate that Ireland’s seasonally adjusted trade surplus will

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Flanagan expresses ‘concern’ on claims Dublin is trying to ‘poach’ NI investment

    Flanagan expresses ‘concern’ on claims Dublin is trying to ‘poach’ NI investment

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has expressed ‘deep concern’ at comments made by Northern Ireland First Minister and DUP

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Extra €52 million to support job creation announced in Budget

    Extra €52 million to support job creation announced in Budget

Amidst talk of childcare support, home buyer tax relief and a few extra euro a week in our pockets, one

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Tobacco Companies’ Taxes Raise by 81pc

Recent reports in the Irish Daily mail show that tobacco companies have spent about €500 in taxes which is an 81pc increase since last year. This tax is leading to a packaging ban. Companies will be allowed to sell the product that they have in stock until May 2017.

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Enterprise Ireland Plans Advising Event

Enterprise Ireland plans to pull its global staff back to Ireland in order to assist exporters in finding new markets as a way to put less reliance on the UK.

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Turkey Approves the Import of Irish Cattle

While Irish beef farmers were fearing the affects of the rising herd numbers, agents from Turkey bought thousands of live cattle.

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Carlsberg sales fall in the first quarter

Brewer Carlsberg has today said it’s sales fell more than expected in the first quarter due to decline in China’s

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Allergan reports rise in quarterly revenues

Allergan, today reported a 48% rise in quarterly profit, led by strong sales of Botox and Restasis. The Irish based

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Morgan Stanley’s quarterly profit falls by more than half

Morgan Stanley’s (MS.N) quarterly profit fell by more than half as the Wall Street bank’s fixed-income trading and investment banking

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SFA warns of threat to Irish jobs from Brexit

    SFA warns of threat to Irish jobs from Brexit

The Small Firms Association has warned that if Britain decides to leave the EU it will pose a huge risk

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UK’s biggest businesses back campaign against Brexit

Bosses at more than a third of Britain’s biggest businesses have come out in support of the campaign for the

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Study shows Ireland is least complex country for business compliance

Ireland is the least complex country in the world for businesses to stay compliant with corporate regulation and legislation, according

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C&C to partner with US brewer Pabst

    C&C to partner with US brewer Pabst

C&C Group has announced a new long term partnership agreement with Pabst Brewing Company for the sale and distribution of

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Charter company setting up Shannon base

    Charter company setting up Shannon base

A leading worldwide private aircraft charter operator is establishing a base in Co Clare. Athens-based GainJet Aviation has begun the

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Deliveroo moves into Galway after raising $100m

    Deliveroo moves into Galway after raising $100m

London-headquartered Deliveroo, the on-demand restaurant delivery service, said on Tuesday that it has raised $100 million to fund further expansion

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Companies throughout Ireland commended at the 15th annual Export Industry Awards

The Irish Exporters Association recently held the 15th Export Industry Awards which attracted 500 guests and recognised companies throughout the

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Irish jet leasing firm Avolon posts a 33% increase in profits

Irish aircraft leasing firm Avolon saw profits rise 33 percent to $58m in the third quarter of the year as

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Pratt family sells Avoca to US catering giant Aramark

The Pratt family behind the Avoca chain of luxury retail outlets and cafés have agreed to sell US catering group

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Scottish innovation and investment hub in Dublin to increase trade

Today Fiona Hyslop, the Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs announced the appointment of John Webster to the new

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Kingspan’s nine month sales reach €2 billion

Kingspan, the building materials firm, has reported sales of €2 billion for the first nine months of the year. The

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Kennedy Wilson acquires four Dublin offices for €24.9 million

Kennedy Wilson, the US property investment group, has acquired four offices in Dublin for €24.9 million. Kennedy Wilson  acquired Bank of Ireland’s

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The Clarion Hotel Limerick on the market for €3.5m

The Clarion Hotel Limerick has been put up for sale by its receiver Kieran Wallace of KPMG with a guide

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Glanbia in talks of $140m expansion in New Mexico

Glanbia is in advanced discussions about a $140m project to expand cheese and whey production at its New Mexico plant. The

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Ryanair announce half year profit of €1.4 billion

Ryanair has announced a half year profit of €1.4 billion for the six months to the end of September. That

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