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Facebook shares hit an all-time low
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook shares hit an all-time low

Aug 17th 2012, 1:58 PM 6,008 Views 34 Comments

The social networking giant’s stock traded as low as $20 before bouncing back slightly yesterday.

Manchester United slashes price for US IPO
# Markets
# Markets

Manchester United slashes price for US IPO

Aug 10th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,212 Views 19 Comments

The move comes amid doubts about the team’s ability to boost profits as long as it carries a hefty debt burden.

Housing Minister launches draft voluntary regulation code for housing bodies
# Regulation
# Regulation

Housing Minister launches draft voluntary regulation code for housing bodies

Aug 8th 2012, 7:20 PM 3,624 Views 12 Comments

Jan O’Sullivan said the draft code paves the way for a protective statutory framework and more assistance for those working in the sector.

Cisco to axe 1,300 jobs worldwide
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Cisco to axe 1,300 jobs worldwide

Jul 24th 2012, 9:31 AM 2,221 Views 4 Comments

The global computer equipment giant said it is trimming its workforce by 2 per cent.

Bill Clinton is cheating on us...with Greece
# Investment
# Investment

Bill Clinton is cheating on us...with Greece

Jul 22nd 2012, 12:30 PM 7,330 Views 25 Comments

Well, he isn’t known for his fidelity.

James Reilly tells Dail: I have acted with complete propriety at all times
# Reilly
# Reilly

James Reilly tells Dail: I have acted with complete propriety at all times

Jul 11th 2012, 10:20 PM 9,338 Views 70 Comments

The Health Minister told the chamber that the current difficulties stem from ‘complex’ litigation.

Massive investment planned for Intel's Leixlip plant
# Chips
# Chips

Massive investment planned for Intel's Leixlip plant

May 24th 2012, 10:47 AM 5,031 Views 32 Comments

CEO Paul Otellini hinted at the expansion during an investor meeting earlier this month.

Business Insider spoke to someone who bought $100m in Facebook shares on Friday. He was angry.
# Facebook
# Facebook

Business Insider spoke to someone who bought $100m in Facebook shares on Friday. He was angry.

May 23rd 2012, 10:31 AM 6,308 Views 22 Comments

“This should have been a blockbuster. This should have traded to $60 or $70.”

NAMA to invest €2 billion in unfinished developments, new construction sites
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

NAMA to invest €2 billion in unfinished developments, new construction sites

May 23rd 2012, 8:19 AM 3,746 Views 49 Comments

Up to 25,000 construction jobs will be created, according to chairman Frank Daly.

Here's why Facebook shares stayed above $38 after flotation
# Facebook
# Facebook

Here's why Facebook shares stayed above $38 after flotation

May 19th 2012, 2:49 PM 6,144 Views 24 Comments

Throughout the first day of trading, Facebook shares never dipped below $38. This chart shows why.

Unexpected move of the day: Warren Buffett to buy 63 newspapers
# Newspaper Man
# Newspaper Man

Unexpected move of the day: Warren Buffett to buy 63 newspapers

May 18th 2012, 12:19 PM 3,895 Views 31 Comments

“In towns and cities where there is a strong sense of community, there is no more important institution than the local paper,” the billionaire investor said.

AIB launches €250m investment programme for Agri-sector
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

AIB launches €250m investment programme for Agri-sector

May 8th 2012, 1:09 PM 1,651 Views 14 Comments

The move has been welcomed by the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, who said that it ensures greater access to adequate funding for viable farm enterprise propositions.

Central Bank warns over five investment firms
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Central Bank warns over five investment firms

May 3rd 2012, 6:45 AM 3,553 Views 8 Comments

The five companies based abroad had been operating in Ireland without authorisation.

Apple to create 500 jobs at Cork operation
# Josbwatch
# Josbwatch

Apple to create 500 jobs at Cork operation

Apr 20th 2012, 7:58 AM 5,834 Views 52 Comments

The jobs will be added in the next year and a half.

Instagram sought $2 billion for Facebook deal
# Instagram
# Instagram

Instagram sought $2 billion for Facebook deal

Apr 18th 2012, 11:07 AM 3,720 Views 3 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg surprised Facebook directors with news of the deal last week, according to reports of their negotiations.

Ireland to share horse breeding knowledge with China
# Breeding
# Breeding

Ireland to share horse breeding knowledge with China

Apr 15th 2012, 3:27 PM 5,137 Views 38 Comments

But the tips won’t come cheap.

Central Bank warns public to look out for unauthorised investment firms
# Caution
# Caution

Central Bank warns public to look out for unauthorised investment firms

Apr 11th 2012, 12:25 PM 1,731 Views 16 Comments

The Central Bank says there has been a 100 per cent increase in complaints from the public about unauthorised investment firms.

Column: The last thing Ireland – and Europe – needs is more austerity
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The last thing Ireland – and Europe – needs is more austerity

Mar 28th 2012, 7:30 AM 18 Views 32 Comments

Further budget strictures? We badly need investment instead, writes Tom Healy after the announcement of the Fiscal Treaty referendum.

SuperValu expansion to create 200 jobs
# Expansion
# Expansion

SuperValu expansion to create 200 jobs

Mar 26th 2012, 11:45 AM 1,939 Views 4 Comments

The supermarket network says it is investing €20 million in the project and will add five new stores.

Kenny pressed on human rights issues ahead of China trip
# China
# China

Kenny pressed on human rights issues ahead of China trip

Mar 23rd 2012, 6:50 AM 1,373 Views 16 Comments

It has been billed by the Government as a trade mission but should human rights issues be ignored?

Bruton announces €60m round of venture capital funding
# Venture Capital
# Venture Capital

Bruton announces €60m round of venture capital funding

Mar 16th 2012, 8:46 AM 1,415 Views 15 Comments

The minister says the aim is to bring new investment and experience to Ireland to generate employment.

Central Bank issues warning on investment firms
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Central Bank issues warning on investment firms

Mar 14th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,422 Views 7 Comments

Two investment firms have been offering services in Ireland – despite not being authorised to do so.

World Actors Forum to be held in Ireland next year
# Davos For The Arts
# Davos For The Arts

World Actors Forum to be held in Ireland next year

Mar 11th 2012, 2:40 PM 3,241 Views 3 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has issued his progress report on last year’s Global Irish Economic Forum.

Foreign investors foresee 20,000 new jobs in next three years
# FDI
# FDI

Foreign investors foresee 20,000 new jobs in next three years

Mar 7th 2012, 9:14 AM 1,959 Views 15 Comments

A study published by the Economist Intelligence Unit suggests multinationals will invest another $7.5 billion here by 2015.

NAMA refutes claims that it put 230 Google jobs in danger
# Google
# Google

NAMA refutes claims that it put 230 Google jobs in danger

Feb 20th 2012, 9:05 AM 4,346 Views 8 Comments

The debt collectors have hit back at an article published on the front page of the Sunday Independent yesterday.

460 jobs saved as fashion chain A|wear bought out
# A-wear
# A-wear

460 jobs saved as fashion chain A|wear bought out

Feb 16th 2012, 7:17 PM 6,333 Views 18 Comments

A group of international investors stepped in after the retailer went into receivership last night.

USA! USA!: Taoiseach returns to America for second time in a week
# Can't Get Enough
# Can't Get Enough

USA! USA!: Taoiseach returns to America for second time in a week

Feb 15th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,679 Views 77 Comments

Enda Kenny is in New York for the second time in less than week as part of a three-day US visit aimed at spreading a message: ‘Ireland is open for business’.

Here's how the Government plans to create 100,000 jobs
# Jobs
# Jobs

Here's how the Government plans to create 100,000 jobs

Feb 13th 2012, 2:57 PM 6,085 Views 117 Comments

Enda Kenny launched the much-heralded Action Plan today. We’ve picked out the key points from the document.

Noonan defends Finance Bill measures for foreign skilled workers
# Finance Bill
# Finance Bill

Noonan defends Finance Bill measures for foreign skilled workers

Feb 8th 2012, 6:56 PM 2,855 Views 43 Comments

The Minister for Finance says that the new Special Assignee Relief Programme will only apply to people whose skills are not available in Ireland.

Column: We need to create Irish jobs. Here’s how we can do it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to create Irish jobs. Here’s how we can do it

Feb 6th 2012, 7:20 AM 62 Views 13 Comments

Foreign investment is all well and good, writes Aaron McKenna, but only homegrown jobs will pull us out of recession. Here’s what we need to do…

Seán Quinn declared bankrupt at the High Court in Dublin
# Quinn
# Quinn

Seán Quinn declared bankrupt at the High Court in Dublin

Jan 16th 2012, 12:33 PM 3,715 Views 51 Comments

Once Ireland’s richest man, Seán Quinn has now been declared bankrupt in Ireland by the High Court in Dublin.

Poll: Are you in favour of water charges?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you in favour of water charges?

Jan 16th 2012, 10:14 AM 6,954 Views 154 Comments

Water charges will be good for the environment but will also mean another household bill for homeowners (and tenants). So what do you think – good thing or not?

€6m investment and 91 new jobs for Bord na Móna
# Jobs
# Jobs

€6m investment and 91 new jobs for Bord na Móna

Dec 19th 2011, 3:31 PM 1,898 Views 8 Comments

The jobs will be created as part of a €6 million investment over the next three years, with the support of government through Enterprise Ireland

Iceland announces creation of over 200 new jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Iceland announces creation of over 200 new jobs

Nov 3rd 2011, 7:45 AM 2,776 Views 19 Comments

The company has committed a further investment of €3 million into the retail chain in Ireland, with the opening of several new store across the country.

Column: ‘People who learn foreign languages have the choice to stay in Ireland’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘People who learn foreign languages have the choice to stay in Ireland’

Oct 27th 2011, 7:30 AM 767 Views 43 Comments

In Ireland’s export economy, languages are a direct route to jobs. So why aren’t we teaching them, asks Fergal Browne.

Leitrim to get 79 new jobs with €7million investment
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Leitrim to get 79 new jobs with €7million investment

Oct 24th 2011, 10:51 AM 552 Views 7 Comments

The positions at a medical devices firm were announced by jobs minister Richard Bruton this morning.

Bus Éireann vehicles to get a makeover
# On The Move
# On The Move

Bus Éireann vehicles to get a makeover

Sep 22nd 2011, 5:19 PM 1,292 Views 18 Comments

Free wi-fi, ‘real-time’ displays and upgraded bus shelters will all be provided as part of a €1.1m investment in Bus Éireann.

€6 million investment for Irish Rail improvements
# Investment
# Investment

€6 million investment for Irish Rail improvements

Sep 19th 2011, 12:59 PM 910 Views 16 Comments

The companywill receive €600,000 for heaters and €1 million to improve journey times between Portarlington and Dublin.