Coca Cola to pump €26m into Irish facility creating 25 new jobs

Soft drinks company Coca Cola is to invest €26m into its Ballina operations in Mayo, making it the only production site outside of the US to use its ‘Freestyle’ technology. Coca Cola patented its Freestyle technology back in 2010. It allows consumers to choose from 165 different beverages from a touch screen dispenser. The investment […]

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Apple tax row: Government should tell EU to f**k off – Michael O’Leary

RYANAIR boss Michael O’Leary has weighed into the tax dispute between Apple and the European Union, saying the government should write a letter to the EU telling them to “f*** off”. “Frankly the Irish government should turn around – they shouldn’t even appeal the decision – they should just write a letter to Europe and […]

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An average of 3,274 mortgages are being approved on a monthly basis

Mortgage approvals increased by 17.6pc year on year in the three months to the end of July, new figures from the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland show. A total of 3,274 mortgages were approved per month during the period with just under half of them accounted for by first-time buyers. On average mover purchases accounted […]

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An average of 3,274 mortgages are being approved on a monthly basis

Mortgage approvals increased by 17.6pc year on year in the three months to the end of July, new figures from the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland show. A total of 3,274 mortgages were approved per month during the period with just under half of them accounted for by first-time buyers. On average mover purchases accounted […]

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Ireland’s Brexit benefit? Europe’s biggest stock exchange is eyeing up Dublin

Europe’s biggest stock exchange Bats Europe could open a base outside London following Brexit, its head told Reuters, voicing doubts about whether the City of London would secure sufficient access to the European market. Bats Europe accounts for about 24 percent of daily trading in European shares and a shift of UK operations of one […]

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Profits at pharma firm double to €18.5m

Pre-tax profits at pharmaceutical firm Clonmel Healthcare more than doubled to €18.5m last year. New accounts show that the Co Tipperary-based firm enjoyed the massive increase in pre-tax profits largely as a result of receiving dividends of €12m from a subsidiary. Revenues fell from €47.38m to €41.62m in the 12 months to the end of […]

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Restaurant Group to sell or shut 33 sites

Britain’s Restaurant Group, the struggling owner of the Joe’s Kitchen chain, said it identified 33 underperforming sites for sale or closure as a part of its ongoing strategy review after a turbulent year. The company, that ousted its chief executive earlier this month, said it would take action on pricing and add back popular dishes […]

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