Business News

Claim that Gleeson ‘took cash from tills’

ACCOUNTANT Patrick Burke has strongly disputed claims by publican Frank Gleeson related to a dispute over the merger of the Mercantile/Capital chains of well-known Dublin pubs, hotels and restaurants. Read more

Development bias to hurt economy – CIF

Low levels of infrastructure development in regional areas will “fundamentally undermine” Ireland’s economic performance in the next decade, the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has claimed. Read more

High tax rates ‘killing job creation here and stunting our growth’

High personal tax rates are holding back the establishment and growth of businesses and stunting job creation, a major report warns today. Read more

Help-to-Buy scheme fuels surge in house prices

House prices soared 9pc in a year on the back of new buyers clamouring to get hold of property in limited supply. Read more

Development bias to hurt economy – CIF

Low levels of infrastructure development in regional areas will “fundamentally undermine” Ireland’s economic performance in the next decade, the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has claimed. Read more

Ireland renews its push to lure firms away from UK

Luxembourg has claimed a legal right to grab the European Banking Authority for itself after Brexit, despite pitches from Ireland and other states to host the EU institution. Read more

Nama set for loan sale as AIB nears €300m BTL deal

The National Asset Management Agency is preparing to sell a portfolio of loans tied to the late Cork developer Owen O’Callaghan. Read more

Amryt chief excited by ‘landmark’ agreement

Irish-listed Amryt Pharma posted operating losses before tax of €7.8m following a number of strategic acquisitions over the course of 2016. Read more

Row as Lisney denies it signed off on report that claimed Nama lost €18bn

A war of words has erupted over estate agent Lisney’s role in an apparently damning report into Nama. Read more

‘We didn’t cause this, but we have to deal with the reality,’ says Kenny

Taoiseach Enda Kenny insists he is confident that Ireland’s interests will be reflected in the draft Brexit negotiating guidelines due to be published by Brussels. Read more