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Business - Yesterday’s News

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?
# Accountability Regime
# Accountability Regime

Explainer: How does a new set of rules aim to make life tougher for rogue bankers?

Sun 7:00 AM 17,858 Views 0 Comments

Draft legislation published this week aims to give the Central Bank more power to target individuals.

Business - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Explainer: Why bosses could be on shaky legal ground if they ask staff about vaccine status
# Thorny Issues
# Thorny Issues

Explainer: Why bosses could be on shaky legal ground if they ask staff about vaccine status

Thu 1:50 PM 19,546 Views 39 Comments

Asking workers to be fully vaccinated before returning to work raises thorny legal issues.

Business - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Accountability regime for top bankers 'to be in place within 18 months'
# Heads Of Bill
# Heads Of Bill

Accountability regime for top bankers 'to be in place within 18 months'

Jul 27th 2021, 2:51 PM 13,284 Views 38 Comments

The new laws will give the Central Bank more power to tackle individuals for wrongdoing.

Business - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Guidelines for indoor hospitality allows for six to a table, with closing time remaining at 11.30pm
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Guidelines for indoor hospitality allows for six to a table, with closing time remaining at 11.30pm

Jul 24th 2021, 7:42 AM 42,312 Views 88 Comments

Indoor hospitality in pubs and restaurants is to reopen from next Monday.

Business - Friday 23 July, 2021

Ex-garda fighting Europe's €14 billion drugs trade says Irish gangs are 'top of the pyramid'
# Michael O'Sullivan
# Michael O'Sullivan

Ex-garda fighting Europe's €14 billion drugs trade says Irish gangs are 'top of the pyramid'

Jul 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 81,282 Views 50 Comments
  • Former Assistant Commissioner Michael O'Sullivan leads an EU unit to stop Atlantic shipments of drugs.
  • O'Sullivan said that Irish organised crime is an intrinsic part of the €14 billion European drugs trade.
  • The ex-garda said smugglers are using yachts, ships and even semi-submersibles to move drugs into Europe.

Business - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Bank of Ireland buys most of Davy Group for €440 million
# Big Deal
# Big Deal

Bank of Ireland buys most of Davy Group for €440 million

Jul 22nd 2021, 10:20 AM 17,130 Views 37 Comments

The firm was put up for sale earlier this after being rocked by a €4.1 million regulatory fine.

Business - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

'Ban car and home insurers from penalising customer loyalty,' says industry regulator
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

'Ban car and home insurers from penalising customer loyalty,' says industry regulator

Jul 21st 2021, 12:00 PM 16,243 Views 26 Comments

The Central Bank’s proposals are “a victory for consumers”, says Pearse Doherty.

Business - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Ireland's bank network 'is being destroyed' says FSU after AIB announces 15 branch closures
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ireland's bank network 'is being destroyed' says FSU after AIB announces 15 branch closures

Jul 20th 2021, 10:46 AM 37,315 Views 55 Comments

AIB cited the “unrelenting shift” to digital banking as one of the reasons for the branch cull.

Business - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Debt, solar shingles and Desperate Housewives — Why are some Tesla shareholders suing Elon Musk?
# SolarCity
# SolarCity

Debt, solar shingles and Desperate Housewives — Why are some Tesla shareholders suing Elon Musk?

Jul 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 24,898 Views 8 Comments

The Tesla chief could be forced to pay $2 billion if he loses the court case.

Business - Friday 16 July, 2021

Investigation launched into collision between two aircraft on the ground in Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Investigation launched into collision between two aircraft on the ground in Dublin Airport

Jul 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 55,918 Views 20 Comments

The American Airlines flight was backing away from the boarding gate when it collided with the wingtip of a parked Aer Lingus jet.

Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree
# That's Bananas
# That's Bananas

Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree

Jul 16th 2021, 3:42 PM 26,679 Views 20 Comments

It is the latest cocaine seizure associated with banana products, including in Ireland, on shipping destined for Rotterdam.

Business - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Returning workers face being overtaxed unless they cancel their Pandemic Unemployment Payment
# PUP
# PUP

Returning workers face being overtaxed unless they cancel their Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Jul 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 22,538 Views 8 Comments

Thousands of hospitality workers are expected to return to work over the coming weeks.

Business - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Insurance report 'lays bare the greed behind industry crisis', say campaigners
# Premium Content
# Premium Content

Insurance report 'lays bare the greed behind industry crisis', say campaigners

Updated Jul 14th 2021, 12:09 PM 19,473 Views 24 Comments

It’s the first major overview of the employers’ liability, public liability and commercial property insurance market.

Business - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Leo Varadkar says 105 minute time-limit for pubs and restaurants is 'under review' and he wants it gone
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Leo Varadkar says 105 minute time-limit for pubs and restaurants is 'under review' and he wants it gone

Jul 13th 2021, 6:38 PM 43,278 Views 58 Comments

The Tánaiste denied that the time limit had no scientific basis.

Major investment and increase in staff at National Cyber Security Centre
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

Major investment and increase in staff at National Cyber Security Centre

Jul 13th 2021, 5:29 PM 10,539 Views 15 Comments

An increase in the NCSC will see it rise by €2.5m for 2022.

Business - Monday 12 July, 2021

'The pace of change is too slow': Women now make up 13% of CEOs at big companies in Ireland
# Women In Business
# Women In Business

'The pace of change is too slow': Women now make up 13% of CEOs at big companies in Ireland

Jul 12th 2021, 6:07 PM 11,432 Views 31 Comments

The CSO found that small gains have been made in female representation at big companies in Ireland over the past two years.

New unemployment payment linked to past working history pushed out to 2023
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

New unemployment payment linked to past working history pushed out to 2023

Jul 12th 2021, 4:31 PM 37,459 Views 20 Comments

Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys said today that the plans will not be included in Budget 2022.

Under pressure to commit Ireland to corporation tax hike, Donohoe meets with US Treasury secretary Yellen
# Taxing Issues
# Taxing Issues

Under pressure to commit Ireland to corporation tax hike, Donohoe meets with US Treasury secretary Yellen

Jul 12th 2021, 11:30 AM 13,150 Views 30 Comments

One of just three EU member states to oppose the international agreement

Business - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Morning Memo: Going cuckoo
# Cuckoo Funds
# Cuckoo Funds

Morning Memo: Going cuckoo

Jul 7th 2021, 11:14 AM 6,028 Views 7 Comments

Opposition TDs have accused the government of sneaking in an exemption for big investors.

Business - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Oil prices look set to rise sharply. Why and what does it mean for Irish motorists?
# Crude And Unusual
# Crude And Unusual

Oil prices look set to rise sharply. Why and what does it mean for Irish motorists?

Jul 6th 2021, 7:30 PM 54,474 Views 112 Comments

The collapse of OPEC talks this week could turbo-charge price increases.

Hundreds of jobs in Dublin to go as Deutsche Bank moves to cut its Irish workforce
# The Banks
# The Banks

Hundreds of jobs in Dublin to go as Deutsche Bank moves to cut its Irish workforce

Jul 6th 2021, 11:16 AM 54,222 Views 58 Comments

Some 250 full-time roles will be relocated while a number of contractor jobs will be cut altogether.

Business - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Jeffrey Donaldson: Boris Johnson 'needs to recognise' constitutional harm from the Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Jeffrey Donaldson: Boris Johnson 'needs to recognise' constitutional harm from the Protocol

Jul 4th 2021, 1:47 PM 21,426 Views 47 Comments

Donaldson says he was ‘strive for’ what he says is a solution to the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Business - Friday 2 July, 2021

Ireland is holding out on the historic global deal on corporate tax. Why? And at what cost?
# A Taxing Matter
# A Taxing Matter

Ireland is holding out on the historic global deal on corporate tax. Why? And at what cost?

Jul 2nd 2021, 4:53 PM 17,865 Views 27 Comments

Ireland is one of just nine countries out of 139 to reject the deal.

Billionaire Richard Branson set for first space flight with Virgin Galactic
# Space Tourism
# Space Tourism

Billionaire Richard Branson set for first space flight with Virgin Galactic

Jul 2nd 2021, 6:56 AM 16,863 Views 28 Comments

The billionaire businessman will test the ‘private astronaut experience’ during his flight this month.

Business - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Outlook for Irish economy increasingly upbeat so long as reopening delays are temporary, says Central Bank
# Recovery Mode
# Recovery Mode

Outlook for Irish economy increasingly upbeat so long as reopening delays are temporary, says Central Bank

Jul 1st 2021, 6:00 AM 6,836 Views 2 Comments

Forecasters have upwardly revised their projections for the domestic economy and GDP.

Gardaí believe that Irish financial institutions could be at risk from an international crime gang
# Banks And Organised Crime
# Banks And Organised Crime

Gardaí believe that Irish financial institutions could be at risk from an international crime gang

Jul 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 31,648 Views 0 Comments

Garda detectives have arrested people working in banks for suspected fraud offences.

Business - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Moneylender Provident writes off Irish customers' debts ahead of market exit
# Money Matters
# Money Matters

Moneylender Provident writes off Irish customers' debts ahead of market exit

Jun 30th 2021, 1:20 PM 39,546 Views 32 Comments

The company has advised its former customers not to pay anyone claiming to be collecting on its behalf.

Another fine mess: Vaccine pass proposal for indoor dining sends a peculiar message to young workers
# Vaccine Passes
# Vaccine Passes

Another fine mess: Vaccine pass proposal for indoor dining sends a peculiar message to young workers

Jun 30th 2021, 11:17 AM 18,227 Views 66 Comments

How exactly it will work is far from obvious.

Business - Monday 28 June, 2021

People split on mortgage lending rules but strongly opposed to limits on inheritance from parents
# Bank Of Mum And Dad
# Bank Of Mum And Dad

People split on mortgage lending rules but strongly opposed to limits on inheritance from parents

Jun 28th 2021, 6:45 AM 65,628 Views 50 Comments

An overwhelming majority do not favour limits on the money people can receive from parents.

Business - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?
# The Banks
# The Banks

Banking on the short-term — The government is selling 'part' of its 13.9% stake in Bank of Ireland. But why now?

Jun 24th 2021, 6:45 AM 16,208 Views 15 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe announced the six-month sale process yesterday.

Business - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank
# Financial Stability
# Financial Stability

Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank

Jun 16th 2021, 12:40 PM 11,965 Views 29 Comments

House prices rose by 4.5% between April 2020 and April 2021, according to the CSO.

Business - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Home care services company announces 750 new jobs in nationwide expansion
# New Jobs
# New Jobs

Home care services company announces 750 new jobs in nationwide expansion

Jun 15th 2021, 8:59 AM 17,486 Views 23 Comments

There will be 700 flexible carer jobs with 50 fulltime nursing, tutors and administrative staff roles nationwide.

Business - Monday 14 June, 2021

"Full proof of funds": Estate agent asks potential buyers for detailed financial information before house viewings
# Savills
# Savills

"Full proof of funds": Estate agent asks potential buyers for detailed financial information before house viewings

Jun 14th 2021, 4:22 PM 58,351 Views 72 Comments

Savills asked viewers for ‘evidence of savings’ or mortgage approval in principle documents including full amounts.

Business - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse
# Grounded
# Grounded

Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse

Jun 12th 2021, 5:51 PM 37,625 Views 31 Comments

“Alternative operations” for the Dublin – Kerry and Dublin – Donegal routes are yet to be confirmed, while the remaining routes will be accommodated by other airlines.

Business - Friday 11 June, 2021

'Proud to be British' and launching this weekend, GB News will be available in Ireland
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

'Proud to be British' and launching this weekend, GB News will be available in Ireland

Jun 11th 2021, 6:54 AM 36,183 Views 92 Comments

The new 24-hour news channel has been described as the UK answer to US news networks.

Business - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Paul McLoone leaves Today FM after 22 years in evening schedule shake up
# Music
# Music

Paul McLoone leaves Today FM after 22 years in evening schedule shake up

Jun 10th 2021, 3:48 PM 45,326 Views 48 Comments

Pamela Joyce is to present a new evening show at the station.

Business - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Ryanair and British Airways investigated over Covid refunds
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair and British Airways investigated over Covid refunds

Jun 9th 2021, 9:31 AM 12,597 Views 16 Comments

The Competition and Markets Authority will investigate whether consumer laws were broken during the pandemic.

Business - Friday 4 June, 2021

G7 leaders say a deal on minimum corporate tax rate of 15% 'in sight'
# G7
# G7

G7 leaders say a deal on minimum corporate tax rate of 15% 'in sight'

Updated Jun 4th 2021, 6:55 PM 38,395 Views 60 Comments

Paschal Donohoe attended the G7 summit as Irish tax practices were put in the spotlight over a $315bn Microsoft profit.

Business - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Explainer: What will the changes to the Local Property Tax mean for your yearly bill?
# Valuation Once Again
# Valuation Once Again

Explainer: What will the changes to the Local Property Tax mean for your yearly bill?

Jun 2nd 2021, 10:00 PM 35,932 Views 32 Comments
  • Owners of homes built since 2013 will be brought into the LPT net
  • Just over a third of people will see an increased charge, over half will see no change
  • The bands have been widened to account for surging house prices
LiveScore snaps up Champions League rights package for Republic of Ireland
# Livescore
From The42
# Livescore

LiveScore snaps up Champions League rights package for Republic of Ireland

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:39 AM 49,420 Views 39 Comments

LiveScore will show every Champions League game for free in the Republic of Ireland until 2024.

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