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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Profit

All time
# Going Well
Liverpool report profit despite record transfer spending
The Reds made a £223million investment on players last year.
# good health
IRFU records best-ever financial year with revenues of €87.5 million
The men’s international game now accounts for 81% of all IRFU revenues.
# Budget Airline
Ryanair sees profits drop by almost 30% for the last 12 month period
Fare decline and fuel costs were cited as the reason.
# excess
Spurs post world-record profit as stadium costs pass £1 billion
Tottenham opened their state-of-the-art 62,000-capacity home on Wednesday.
# food and drink
After delivering another tasty profit, Supermac's is testing Deliveroo - with mixed results
Pat McDonagh’s fast-food empire is trialling third-party delivery services as it posts record sales.
# Profit
Manchester United named most valuable football team
The Red Devils’ overall value increased 5% compared to 2017.
# ka-ching
2017 Lions series earns huge profit for New Zealand Rugby
All 10 matches across last summer’s tour were virtually sold out.
# Profit
Flat-pack king Ikea sold more than €160m worth of furniture in lreland this year
Turnover at the local wing of the Scandinavian giant grew by 10%.
# 280 characters
Twitter is doubling its character count in a bid to boost growth
The company, which has never turned a profit, is trying out 280-character tweets in a bid to increase its engagement with users.
# everyone's a wimmer
Tottenham cash in on Wimmer as Stoke pay £18 million for Austrian defender
The 24-year-old leaves Spurs after just two seasons.
# subprime lending
How iPads sparked a week from hell for the company behind Ireland's biggest moneylender
Provident Financial is being investigated by the UK’s financial watchdog.
# Profit
Paul Pogba's agent made €27m on Man United move
Juventus general director Giuseppe Marotta revealed the news when asked about the French footballer.
# blaming brexit
Ryanair cuts expected profit growth as value of pound drops further
The airline had campaigned for the UK to remain in the European Union.
# Come Fly With Me
No wonder this man is smiling, Ryanair has doubled its profit to €103m
Passenger numbers grew to almost 25 million.
# Prime Numbers
How much did Coppers make in profit last year? It's the week in numbers
Plus: How many days will Luas workers go on strike for next month?
# Ah here
One of the teams on The Apprentice tried to sell a salad for €12
Needless to say, it didn’t work out.
# Profit
Austrian taxi drivers earning €450 a day from migrant crisis
Taxi drivers at Nickelsdorf don’t feel guilty that they are making money, saying, “They have money, these people are not poor.”
# big dogs
Most of Ireland's biggest companies aren't Irish at all
Microsoft is now the biggest company in Ireland in terms of turnover.
# Paper money
Think all Irish newspapers are in trouble? This one isn't...
Well, not as much trouble as it was in anyway. Things are looking up for the Sunday Business Post.
# see yiz in coppers
Copper Face Jacks made €15,000 profit for every single day last year
The company made €5.5million in profit before tax. OW.
# deal reached
Aer Lingus staff accept 'milestone' pension deal
Aer Lingus shares rose 4.9% on the Dublin market after the 70% vote in favour of the pension deal.
# cruisin' high
Good news for Cork Port as turnover increases by 6%
A total of 62 cruise ships, 122,500 passengers and Ireland’s yearly supply of bananas arrived in the port in 2013.
# Return of the Profit
Bank of Ireland reports first profit in five years
Ulster Bank also reported a profit for the first half of 2014.
# On the up
How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus' revenue?
The airline said that even though the first half of the year is traditionally loss-making, this year they saw an improvement.
# Back in black
AIB made a pre-tax profit of €437 million in the first half of 2014
The bank says that it has cut mortgage arrears and impaired loans.
# turnaround
This could be the year Sony finally ends a decade of losses
The company’s TV business has made continued losses for ten years straight, but its head believes that this year will be different.
# bright future
Majority of indigenous tech companies expect revenue to grow
Over 81 per cent of companies said they were more confident about their business than they were three months ago.
# Grows on Trees
Former Coillte boss got €88,000 for three months' work last year
David Gunning received a total package of €195,000 for 2013 when all payments are taken into account.
# In Good Health
Vhi announces after-tax surplus of €65 million, but can't rule out premium increases
The company also announced that it had finalised a reinsurance deal with Warren Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway.
# Profit and Loss
"Profitable and generating capital": BoI losses narrow, mortgage arrears still 'key priority'
Bank of Ireland has released its results for 2013. Richie Boucher says the institution made “further substantial progress” last year.
# Closure
State purchase of Mount Carmel was never a viable option, says Reilly
The INMO said that Mount Carmel would have been profitable in 2014.
# allocated seating
€35 million loss for Ryanair with falling fares but rising passenger numbers
The airline says that the fall is “in line with previous guidance”.
# dollah bills y'all
That incredible Jean Claude Van Damme ad made a lot of money for Volvo
Clearly it was more than a perfect expression of all of the world’s beauty and elegance.
# TV3
TV3 profits rose by 52 per cent in 2012
The company says that while revenues are down, they have outperformed the advertising industry as a whole.
# Aer Arann
Aer Arann sells aircraft as part of profitability strategy
The company aims to get back to profitability, so has sold one plane to Myanmar Airways.
# Annual Report
NAMA makes €228 million profit in 2012
The company published the reports for its third year in operation today.
# Ryanair
€569 million - Ryanair's profit for last year up 13%
The airline reported the profits despite higher fuel costs, which represents 45 per cent of the companies total costs.
# Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus profits increase by 40.7 per cent in 2012
This is the third consecutive year that Aer Lingus has reported profitability.
# Results
Google's revenue hits $50 billion for the first time
It’s good news for Google: the internet titan has reported rising profits and its highest revenue ever for 2012.