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Dublin: 14 °C Sunday 5 July, 2015

Corporate - Yesterday’s News

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Greek debts, Cowen’s apologies and a startup’s big clean-up.

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Corporate - Friday 3 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie UPC Ireland buys TV3 for €80 million Not A Bad Deal

UPC Ireland buys TV3 for €80 million

Changes are ahead for the channel.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair set to pull aircraft out of Copenhagan over worker dispute Not Having It

Ryanair set to pull aircraft out of Copenhagan over worker dispute

Ryanair had been employing staff under Irish rules rather than complying with local norms.

From TheJournal.ie This is GOAL’s response to Paddy Power’s immigrant ad No Joking Matter

This is GOAL’s response to Paddy Power’s immigrant ad

Paddy Power’s latest advert has people asking if the bookies have gone too far this time.

Corporate - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tullamore Dew and Bulmers are cutting jobs in Clonmel Down The Drain

Tullamore Dew and Bulmers are cutting jobs in Clonmel

The news was described as “genuinely shocking” for workers.

Corporate - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark Striiiiiiiiiiike

Today, Ryanair have been mostly battling strikes in France, and suffering them in Denmark

The airline has launched an online petition against French air traffic control strikes, while the Danish Labour Court has ruled that unions can now strike against them.

Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up

CityJet is offering new flights to and from London City Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Violent hailstorm leaves plane with a hole in its nose Hail To The Pilot

Violent hailstorm leaves plane with a hole in its nose

Nobody was injured, though.

Corporate - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Naas house-repossession story has taken an interesting twist… Hard Fought

The Naas house-repossession story has taken an interesting twist…

And it doesn’t sound like it’s good news for the bank. A High Court judge has given Leeds Building Society until 28 July to prove they are ‘genuinely interested’ in a resolution.

From TheJournal.ie The food sector wants to sell us more for greater profits – but we need to consume less Opinion

The food sector wants to sell us more for greater profits – but we need to consume less

For the first time in human history our biggest killers are not pathogens, at least in the Western world, but illnesses created by poor diet and the drive to consume more calories.

From TheJournal.ie ‘No, you’re fired!’ – NBC cuts ties with Donald Trump Back At Ya

‘No, you’re fired!’ – NBC cuts ties with Donald Trump

The network said the decision was made after the billionaire’s recent derogatory statements about immigrants.

Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most Internal Affairs This post contains a poll

Do you hang out with co-workers outside work? Irish people do it much more than most

They’re unsure whether it’s worthwhile though

Corporate - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution

Jim Koch is the man behind Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

From TheJournal.ie A bank tried to evict a hospitalised mother and her daughter this week Have A Heart

A bank tried to evict a hospitalised mother and her daughter this week

Kate Scully Owens was seriously injured in a car accident two weeks ago.

Corporate - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Greek dramas, house prices and UTV Ireland’s woes.

Corporate - Friday 26 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Denis O’Brien wants people to buy at least $200m of his company Caribbean Gold
From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail is looking for a woman (several, preferably) Choo Choo

Irish Rail is looking for a woman (several, preferably)

The rail operator is hiring new apprentices.

Corporate - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘When a heart is broken it never heals’: Widow tells of pain as Irish Ferries fined over death Courts

‘When a heart is broken it never heals’: Widow tells of pain as Irish Ferries fined over death

Irish Ferries was fined €125,000 in court today.

Ikea is bringing flat-pack furniture (and meatballs) to the high street

It’s going to be harder to organise a good game of hide-and-seek.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair plane checked for explosives after hoax bomb threat at Polish airport Warsaw

Ryanair plane checked for explosives after hoax bomb threat at Polish airport

A man is now being held by police.

Corporate - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Need a bigger backyard? A property larger than Ireland has gone on sale Don't Fence Me In

Need a bigger backyard? A property larger than Ireland has gone on sale

Plenty of space for that swimming pool then.

Have a favourite retail park? It might be up for sale today…

There’s a portfolio of five such Irish parks hitting the market today for €162 million, together with an exclusive Spencer Dock office block in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie UTV Ireland is slipping deeper and deeper into trouble Tough Crowd

UTV Ireland is slipping deeper and deeper into trouble

Audience figures for its main news bulletin have gone into free-fall.

From TheJournal.ie Irish truck drivers come up against threats from ‘vicious’ migrants in France Calais

Irish truck drivers come up against threats from ‘vicious’ migrants in France

Drivers face fines of thousands of euro if they are found to be transporting migrants but the alternative can be dangerous, a representative has said.

Corporate - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

‘You can’t stand with your finger in the dam’: Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP

This is what the Jobs Minister had to say about a EU-US free-trade deal today.

From TheJournal.ie Glitch in Ryanair app let users access other people’s boarding passes Check In

Glitch in Ryanair app let users access other people’s boarding passes

The office of the Data Protection Commissioner has been in touch with the airline.

Corporate - Monday 22 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bottles of wine look likely to be set at a minimum of €8, cans of beer at €2 Pint Of Order

Bottles of wine look likely to be set at a minimum of €8, cans of beer at €2

It would be part of minimum-pricing laws to set a floor price on beer, wine and spirits.

How two other Clerys bidders would have saved the store and its workers

One reportedly wanted to turn it into Dublin’s answer to Bloomingdale’s.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish oil company has agreed to a €220 million tax bill to Uganda Uganda Pay Up

An Irish oil company has agreed to a €220 million tax bill to Uganda

Uganda represents a huge emerging market for oil exploration.

Corporate - Sunday 21 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An Irish-backed company is making rhino horns to stop poaching You Don't Get The Horn

An Irish-backed company is making rhino horns to stop poaching

They plan to use them to destroy the demand for poaching.

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about the Clerys closure, tax havens and high flyers.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco worker with injured back fails in unfair dismissal case Employment Tribunal

Tesco worker with injured back fails in unfair dismissal case

The supermarket maintained the employee failed to reach the minimum productivity levels the company sets.

From TheJournal.ie KPMG are charging a lot of money to liquidate IBRC… Eye-watering

KPMG are charging a lot of money to liquidate IBRC…

Some consultants for the firm are charging a standard rate of almost €300 per hour to wind down the bank.

Corporate - Saturday 20 June, 2015

It pays to read the fine print when you Airbnb

The home-sharing site has fans across the world – but there are a few things you should know.

From TheJournal.ie Community garden ordered to close its gates “just as the gooseberries ripen” Harvest Ruined

Community garden ordered to close its gates “just as the gooseberries ripen”

An Óige is selling the property and grounds – but the volunteers who run the garden say it would be a huge boon to whoever buys the site.

Corporate - Friday 19 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Clerys workers protesting outside the HQ of the company that closed their store Mountain To Mohammed

Pictures: Clerys workers protesting outside the HQ of the company that closed their store

The shop’s new owners, Natrium, finally broke their silence on the matter this morning.

Ireland’s first ever shopping centre is getting a make-over

Stillorgan shopping centre first opened its doors in 1966.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O’Brien’s private jet is up for sale The Jet Set

Denis O’Brien’s private jet is up for sale

It’ll cost you a few euro though.

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