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# Profits

Last month
November 2023
Ryanair half-year profits hit €2.2 billion due to higher fares and record summer season traffic
This is compared with €1.3 billion in the equivalent period one year earlier.
This year
ESB Group reports 30% rise in profits to €676 million in first six months of the year
The state-owned energy company said its profits from the start of the year to 30 June had increased by €157 million compared to the same period last year.
Permanent TSB reports pre-tax profit of €26 million for first half of 2023
The bank acquired 88,000 new mortgage and business customers from Ulster Bank.
Ryanair soars to annual profit of €1.4 billion after net loss of €355 million in previous year
Passenger traffic leapt 74% to 168.6 million travellers.
Shell makes nearly €1.6 billion more than expected in first three months of 2023
The oil giant joins rival BP in revealing expectation-beating results this quarter.
Oil giant Saudi Aramco reports 46% jump in profits, up nearly €151 billion last year
The firm, known formally as the Saudi Arabian Oil Co, said in its annual report that higher crude oil prices propelled its profits.
BP profits more than double to €26 billion on runaway gas prices due to Ukraine war
The business pledged to up its spending by billions on both green and polluting energy.
John Gibbons: Shell made record profits as the planet burns - welcome to the toxic oil industry
The environmental campaigner questions how a global fossil fuel giant can record its highest profits ever in the shadow of a climate crisis.
Last year
Almost half of Airbnb's $6 billion in earnings last year were through Dublin firm
The main Irish arm of Airbnb returned to profit last year to record pre-tax profits of €116.85 million.
DPC proposes 'range of fines' on Irish TikTok operation for its processing of children's data
The Dublin based business provides services related to content moderation and data controlling in Europe
Direct Provision firm records profits of €4.52m as revenues climb to €14.9m
The company operates five different properties in Co Donegal, Co Sligo, Co Mayo, Co Offaly and Co Clare
UN chief slams 'immoral', 'excessive' profits of oil and gas companies amid energy crisis
The burning of fossil fuels is the main cause of climate change.
All time
Pope visit and extreme weather send profits at Dublin Zoo company tumbling
Profits last year decreased by 71% from €2.6 million to €765,000.
The owners of Coppers are sitting on over €75 million in profits
Breanagh Catering Ltd last year recorded pre-tax profits of €4.095m – or just over €78,000 per week.
'Don't believe everything you read' – Ryanair is bullish in the face of strikes and profit slips
Ryanair executives have moved to downplay the scale of industrial action faced by the airline.
Michael O'Leary says strike action 'fear' has spooked passengers from booking with Ryanair
The airline’s forward bookings for the October school mid-term and Christmas period have been hit.
Michael O'Leary says baggage rule change is causing a 'handling issue' and may be reviewed
Ryanair made a profit of €1.45 billion in the year to March.
Despite privacy controversy, profits at Facebook are soaring
Facebook shares climbed more than 6.9% to $170.75 in after-hours trades.
The owners of Coppers are sitting on over €70 million in profits
The company that operates the nightclub last year recorded pre-tax profits of €5.16m.
Happy Pear revenue has increased by 40% this year
The business, run by twin brothers David and Stephen Flynn, employs 170 people.
Dublin luxury crisp maker Keogh's has racked up a tasty profit
The family-owned firm has been producing potatoes for over 200 years.
Marks & Spencer says it's committed to Ireland amid plans to close stores
The retailer has seen a large dip in profits.
Ryanair cuts expected profit growth as value of pound drops further
The airline had campaigned for the UK to remain in the European Union.
Ryanair has just announced MASSIVE full year profits
The company reported €1.24 billion in profits at the end of March.
Tesco sales in Ireland are turning positive for the first time since 2012
The supermarket giant had its first quarterly UK sales growth in three years.
These countries are set to cosy-up over tax information
Information exchange between 31 OECD nations is set to start next year.
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The Luas line is undergoing more works.
Apple is hogging almost all of the profits made by smartphones
92% of global profits to be exact.
Samsung is expecting another decline in profits despite Galaxy S6 launch
The company has forecast another fall in quarterly profits, suggesting that sales of the Galaxy S6 failed to meet expectations.
There's a good reason why Nintendo is so happy today
The company made its first annual profit since 2011.
Tesco's Irish business is in a world of pain
The company posted its biggest-ever loss today.
Samsung is beginning to recover, but it needs the S6 to be a success
The company expects to beat original estimates this quarter, but it’s hoping the S6 and S6 Edge will help reverse falling profits later this year.
Would a Top Gear without Jeremy Clarkson survive?
It’s likely to continue to be a nice little earner for the Beeb.
David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks
The economist’s Iconic Media Ltd. posted accumulated profits of €630,000 for 2014
No deal: The government is playing hardball over the Aer Lingus sale
The Transport Minister wants a longer guarantee on the airline’s Heathrow slots
Ka-ching! Centra has sales of more than €4 million A DAY
The convenience store plans to open 16 new shops this year, creating 380 jobs.
100,000 people will be driving brand new cars this year
Lucky for some.
Facebook now has 1.39bn active users (and it's rolling in cash)
The social media company’s profits have beaten expectations.
Charlie Hebdo issue offered on eBay for thousands of euros
It has announced that any sales commissions will be handed over.
Samsung has chips to thank for cushioning its mobile revenue slump*
*Not the tasty kind, mind you.