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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Corporate - Today’s News

Why a global cyber-security firm chose Cork over London for its European base

eSentire plans to hire 100 staff for its new Irish operation.

How Willie wooed the government on Aer Lingus – and what happens next

IAG has crossed one hurdle, but there is still another big one to come.

From TheJournal.ie Times Newspapers have backed down in their legal row with the Irish Times Good Times

Times Newspapers have backed down in their legal row with the Irish Times

That didn’t take long… The UK group’s online Irish newspaper will still go ahead but now with a different name.

VERY angry scenes in the Dáil as TDs clash over Aer Lingus deal

Meanwhile, IAG CEO Willie Walsh is jetting in to ease union concerns.

Dublin firm helping doctors cut down on the time they spend filing reports

Slainte Healthcare provides software to help make medical admin processes more efficient, but it wants to focus on other parts of the world first.

One of Dublin’s prime retail spots is being put on the market for a cool €16 mil

The location is pretty symbolic. Grafton Street returned to full occupancy, post-recession, when Life Style Sports moved in last year.

Corporate - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie After four long months, the government is set to FINALLY sell its stake in Aer Lingus Sold

After four long months, the government is set to FINALLY sell its stake in Aer Lingus

Transport minister Paschal Donohoe officially announced the sale’s approval at a press conference this evening.

From TheJournal.ie “A high-stakes game of poker” – Dunnes Stores in Gorey will re-open tomorrow… Gorey

“A high-stakes game of poker” – Dunnes Stores in Gorey will re-open tomorrow…

The store had shut suddenly in recent days over a dispute between the retailer and the shopping centre in which the store is based.

These are the jobs that are winning and losing as the economy picks up

Average pay packets took another hit at the start of the year.

The EU is considering a minimum corporate tax rate, and that’s bad news for Ireland

Pressure from Germany and France could see the European Commission reveal an initial plan on the matter next month.

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Ryanair is expecting an ‘irrational’ price war with other budget airlines

Airfares could drop up to 8% next year, it predicts.

From TheJournal.ie There’s a brand new plan to make former ghost town Cherrywood look more like New York Facelift

There’s a brand new plan to make former ghost town Cherrywood look more like New York

Almost 3,800 new houses and apartments are to be built.

Corporate - Monday 25 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Shoppers should soon get a lot more rights – here’s how Consumer Protection

Shoppers should soon get a lot more rights – here’s how

Consumer laws are about to get a shake up.

Forcing people to pay for their own retirement will ‘put many jobs and businesses at risk’

The government wants a universal pension system – but not everyone thinks that’s a good idea.

Corporate - Sunday 24 May, 2015

This is who you should (and shouldn’t) accept on LinkedIn

It’s about quality, not quantity.

Stuck for space? One man has built a floating office in Dublin’s Silicon Docks

Inside DoSpace – a co-working space with a few differences.

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

Everyone was talking about Chinese beer, a Dunnes Stores shock and Stripe’s billions.

Corporate - Friday 22 May, 2015

Dunnes Stores closure may be linked to dispute over carpark door

Staff were told the shop was closing at the end of their shift yesterday.

The world’s most-popular beer costs 43c and tastes like wet cardboard

It just goes to show, beauty is in the eye of the beer-holder.

From TheJournal.ie 1,080-calorie hotdog-burger (with crisps) will ‘appeal to US patriotic spirit’ Only In America

1,080-calorie hotdog-burger (with crisps) will ‘appeal to US patriotic spirit’

Jimmy Kimmel said the burger was “like eating a petting zoo”.

Corporate - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Fears for 100 jobs after ‘shock closure’ of Dunnes Stores in Wexford

Staff were told of the move at 6pm this evening.

After more than two decades on ice, Colonel Sanders is back

In advertising form. Not the real one.

Bloxham partner who helped bring down the firm won’t pay a cent in fines

Tadhg Gunnell has been banned from similar roles for 10 years.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: A giant oil slick has hit the California coast California

Pictures: A giant oil slick has hit the California coast

The spill is the result of an onshore pipeline leak spewing oil into the ocean for several hours yesterday.

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From TheJournal.ie First world problem alert: There’s a global Prosecco drought on the way… Say It Ain't So

First world problem alert: There’s a global Prosecco drought on the way…

The grape used to produce everyone’s favourite pre-drink has had a couple of particularly bad harvests in a row in Italy.

Corporate - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dreaming of this? Soon you can fly direct to Mexico and Jamaica* Life's A Beach

Dreaming of this? Soon you can fly direct to Mexico and Jamaica*

*But you’ll have to wait until next summer, soz.

So where do Irish graduates want to work in 2015? And how much do they expect to make?

What Irish students REALLY want it seems is stability. That, and to work for Paddy Power…

Here’s where JD Wetherspoon will open its next three pubs – and the first outside Dublin

The company is developing another four sites as well.

Corporate - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Will this man finally get tough with banks if they don’t drop mortgage rates?

The Finance Minister has been meeting with lenders.

From TheJournal.ie One of the world’s worst-rated beers is crushing all the competition Una Cerveza

One of the world’s worst-rated beers is crushing all the competition

‘Faded aromas of sulphur, faint skunk, mild cooked veggies.’

Western Union has been leaving the door open for money laundering

The company was fined €1.75 million for a string of policy failures.

Two landlords have been convicted and fined for not playing by the rules

Nether registered their tenancy as is required.

Peppa Pig has been bringing home lots and lots of bacon

This little piggy REALLY went to market.

Jay Z has compared everyone else’s music streaming services to slavery

“YouTube is the biggest culprit, them n*****s pay you a tenth of what you supposed to get.”

Independent News and Media wants to be an ‘agile media organisation’

But the company’s print business is dragging it down.

From TheJournal.ie Copenhagen mayor bans 45,000 staff from using Ryanair Turbulence Ahead

Copenhagen mayor bans 45,000 staff from using Ryanair

Ryanair says it’s surprised by the boycott.

Corporate - Monday 18 May, 2015

Ireland is now responsible for the privacy of 240 million Twitter users

Or rather, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner is. Rather her than us.

From TheJournal.ie Rich New York mums are getting ‘wife bonuses’ from their banker husbands Nice Little Earner

Rich New York mums are getting ‘wife bonuses’ from their banker husbands

And the payments are performance-related, apparently.

High-speed broadband could be Eircom’s saviour

The company has slowed the long-term slide in its revenues.

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