Average Dublin house is now four times dearer than one in Longford

Houses in Longford are selling for less than a quarter of the cost of Dublin properties, a new survey shows. It comes as evidence has emerged that the mortgage market is bouncing back with a jump in the number of home loans drawn down. But property prices remain muted in many rural parts of the […]

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Average Dublin house is now four times dearer than one in Longford

Houses in Longford are selling for less than a quarter of the cost of Dublin properties, a new survey shows. It comes as evidence has emerged that the mortgage market is bouncing back with a jump in the number of home loans drawn down. But property prices remain muted in many rural parts of the […]

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Ireland has the gloomiest view of Brexit

Financial and economic experts in Ireland are the most pessimistic of any country about the impact of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, according to an influential German think-tank. More than 700 experts in more than 100 states across the world were asked how Brexit would affect their country and the Irish response was the […]

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Ireland has the gloomiest view of Brexit

Financial and economic experts in Ireland are the most pessimistic of any country about the impact of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, according to an influential German think-tank. More than 700 experts in more than 100 states across the world were asked how Brexit would affect their country and the Irish response was the […]

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Mortgage market bounces back as home loan drawdowns up 25pc

The mortgage market is bouncing back with a jump in the number of home loans drawn down. In the April to June period the number of mortgages drawn down rose to 6,800, the banks said. This was up 25pc compared with the previous quarter, with the market now at the highest level it was at […]

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The world’s largest meat company has just moved its HQ to Ireland

The world’s largest meat company JBS is to move some €30bn worth of assets to Dublin as the firm implements a major overhaul of its corporate structure. JBS’ headquarters will be moved to Dublin as part of the overhaul, according to a report in The Irish Times. The paper reports the Brazilian-based company paid €1.35bn […]

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Braemar a sturdy defence against the Brexit threat

Amid the entire clamour about Brexit and the consequent topsy turvy behaviour of the stock and foreign exchange markets, a few of the old rules still apply. In times of uncertainty, defensive stocks are the safest. It was during the search for one of these defensive investments among the ‘small cap’ UK companies that I […]

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Braemar a sturdy defence against the Brexit threat

Amid the entire clamour about Brexit and the consequent topsy turvy behaviour of the stock and foreign exchange markets, a few of the old rules still apply. In times of uncertainty, defensive stocks are the safest. It was during the search for one of these defensive investments among the ‘small cap’ UK companies that I […]

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Hep C drug maker ‘got Irish tax deal’

The US maker of a controversial $1,000-a-day hepatitis treatment may be benefiting from an Irish tax deal, a US lobby group has claimed. Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) has told US markets regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that a tax loophole has facilitated Gilead Sciences’s three-fold increase in untaxed offshore profits, which rose […]

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Hep C drug maker ‘got Irish tax deal’

The US maker of a controversial $1,000-a-day hepatitis treatment may be benefiting from an Irish tax deal, a US lobby group has claimed. Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) has told US markets regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that a tax loophole has facilitated Gilead Sciences’s three-fold increase in untaxed offshore profits, which rose […]

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