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‘It is critically important that our banks are profitable’: Lenders bat back at irate politicians

Bank executives argued that soaring profits are ‘inevitable’ in light of interest rate hikes - and that they should not be blamed for record...

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CRH has a new set of investors to win over with US move

The building materials giant is moving its main listing to the New York Stock Exchange – and with that comes a different type of scrutiny

24.09.2023 20

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Donal MacNamee: Smurfit deal another knife in the side of Ireland’s wounded stock exchange

Euronext Dublin is two companies away from having lost 23 listed businesses in five years. How much more pain can it endure?

07.09.2023 50

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Explainer: Ireland’s rampant blue-chips drive stock exchange to 16-year high

Consistently strong performances from CRH, Ryanair, Kingspan and the banks have boosted the Iseq to record levels

27.07.2023 10

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Diageo’s ‘poor mouth’ act over price hike leaves bitter taste

The drinks giant is raising its prices for the second time this year, and paying out very generously to its shareholders

22.07.2023 7

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British and Irish stock exchanges in peril as more companies opt for New York

The British government is taking steps to encourage firms to keep their primary listings in London. When will we do the same?

09.07.2023 10

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Donal MacNamee: Athens nightmare is perfect fodder for the ‘Kenny out’ merchants

Supporters of the beleaguered national football team manager may be rethinking their position as Ireland fall to another damaging defeat

17.06.2023 9

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Donal MacNamee: Financially limber FAI finally proves itself fit to be funded

The current leadership have worked hard to shake off the aftertaste of the Delaney years, and last week’s pitch to government was ambitious and...

10.06.2023 5

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Donal MacNamee: Bankers hold winning card in lucrative rate increases game

In a cost-of-living crisis, there is less political capital to be gained by focusing on depositors than those in hock to the banks

28.05.2023 10

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Donal McNamee: Betting companies’ public support for reform does not extend to backing gambling bill

Gambling industry believes government proposals to curb advertising and sports sponsorship and to restrict online betting are too draconian

21.05.2023 5

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Donal MacNamee: Europe faces rates dilemma as Fed mulls pause on increases

The European Central Bank may keep hiking rates even as the US considers a pause – amid warnings it could create a punishing economic slowdown

21.05.2023 6

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Donal MacNamee: Why Ryanair and Boeing are a match made in the heavens

The bonhomie between Michael O’Leary and Dave Calhoun as the Ryanair and Boeing chiefs popped the cork on their latest deal shows that for all their...

14.05.2023 20

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Donal MacNamee: Disgruntled investors let rip at ‘underperforming’ Ires Reit board

The company’s board say it has outperformed many of its peers, yet many shareholders are frustrated with the share price and dividends and want to...

07.05.2023 40

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Workhuman chief advises managers to build ‘human’ workplace

As his own former employees fear for their future and contemplate their severance deals, the tech boss has again been offering HR tips in Forbes

30.04.2023 8

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Analysis: TikTok ban was inevitable – but it took Ireland’s government a while to get there

Lingering concerns around the ownership structure of the video-sharing app meant the decision to restrict access to the app on official devices was...

21.04.2023 7

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Furore around appointment makes a tough job harder for new RTÉ boss Bakhurst

He is well thought of in RTÉ’s newsroom, but Kevin Bakhurst will have to show political and financial nous to plot a path forward for the...

18.04.2023 9

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