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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Economy - Yesterday’s News

Five new research centres on the way following €245m investment

The centres will be located at Trinity College Dublin, UCD, NUI Galway and UL.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy a job as a public servant? Recruitment for 550 positions has started Jobswatch

Fancy a job as a public servant? Recruitment for 550 positions has started

The job will be filled over the next two years.

From TheJournal.ie How will ‘unprecedented’ levels of oil and gas exploration affect wildlife? Survey

How will ‘unprecedented’ levels of oil and gas exploration affect wildlife?

The Government has announced a new plan to carry out surveys of areas of potential exploration.

From TheJournal.ie Primary school pupils are being prepared to work in the 21st century Digital Skills

Primary school pupils are being prepared to work in the 21st century

A survey of 300 Irish primary schools said access to high speed broadband is an obstacle.

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Ireland’s first real estate trust is now making nearly €53m a year in rent

Green REIT has finished a €375 million office and shopping-centre buyout as property trusts keep on spending big.

There’s been a surge in new building projects since January

Project commencements are up 40 per cent, compared to the first 8 months of 2013.

‘Panic buying’ is gone from the property market say estate agents

The Real Estate Alliance say that prices are rising but homebuyers aren’t feeling pressured.

From TheJournal.ie The government is spending €245 million on five world-class science centres Yeah Science!

The government is spending €245 million on five world-class science centres

The funding will support 700 existing and new scientific research positions.

Economy - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Is Ireland really ‘the best small country in the world to do business in’?

These are the bills which are making it hard for owner-operators to compete in the global market.

From TheJournal.ie €80 million … That’s how much could be raised by hiring 100 extra tax staff Money Money Money

€80 million … That’s how much could be raised by hiring 100 extra tax staff

A fully trained auditor can bring in €800,000, according to Finance Minister Michael Noonan.

Economy - Friday 17 October, 2014

Think Dublin is an expensive place to set up shop? It’s going to get much worse

Office rents could be back at pre-crash prices within three years.

Economy - Thursday 16 October, 2014

They’re offloading more premium drinks, but Guinness brewer Diageo has still taken a hit

The world’s biggest spirits group suffered a bit in Europe… and a lot in China.

Massive merger between US and Dublin-based big pharma outfits looks dead in the water

AbbVie seems almost certain to walk away from the €43 billion agreement because of US tax rule changes.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland ranks roughly between Poland and Colombia as a desirable place to work What About The Craic?

Ireland ranks roughly between Poland and Colombia as a desirable place to work

And locals are among the most keen in Europe to get out of their home country for a job.

Economy - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Poll: Is your business really any better off after Budget day? Good Budget Bad Budget This post contains a poll

Poll: Is your business really any better off after Budget day?

We look at what’s in Budget 2015 for business and ask how much it all means to you.

Goods exports are up more than €400 million on last year

The figures for August show increases in exports of organic chemicals and pharmaceutical products but a fall for dairy products and birds’ eggs.

US pharma giant’s €43 billion deal with Ireland-based firm could be off the table now

AbbVie is rethinking its merger with Dublin-headquartered Shire after changes to tax “inversion” rules.

Ireland’s biggest hotelier buys two landmark properties in Galway and Wexford

The Dalata Hotel Group spent €31m on the deals, but still has plenty to spare from its stock float in March.

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From TheJournal.ie Four years, 10,000 units: Here’s how the Government plans to boost social housing New Gaffs

Four years, 10,000 units: Here’s how the Government plans to boost social housing

Brendan Howlin’s announced €2.2 billion in spending… Here’s how the money will be used.

From TheJournal.ie The main things you really need to know from Budget 2015 Budget 2015

The main things you really need to know from Budget 2015

Taxes, cigarettes, child benefit….

From TheJournal.ie They said they’d be cutting taxes and they have. Here’s where the savings are: Good News

They said they’d be cutting taxes and they have. Here’s where the savings are:

After all those kites, here’s the meat of what’s being brought in by the coalition….

Explainer: What is this ‘knowledge box’ and why does Ireland want to get one?

Michael Noonan wants more companies to invest their money in Ireland.

Economy - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan: “Austerity as we know it is over” Budget 2015 This post contains videos

Michael Noonan: “Austerity as we know it is over”

Finance Minister tells TheJournal.ie he will be “cautious and prudent” to secure the economic recovery in the coming years.

From TheJournal.ie BUDGET 2015: As it happened (and what it did to and for you) As It Happens

BUDGET 2015: As it happened (and what it did to and for you)

Tax changes, eye-catching bumps to cigarettes and child benefit: but was this a budget to signal the end of austerity?

From TheJournal.ie ‘A great day for South Armagh Duty Free’ – tobacco companies are not happy… Up In Smoke

‘A great day for South Armagh Duty Free’ – tobacco companies are not happy…

They say that the 40 cent increase on a packet of cigarettes will play into the hands of smugglers.

From TheJournal.ie Good news for Heather Humphreys — she’s getting €4 million to spend on 2016 Minister For 1916

Good news for Heather Humphreys — she’s getting €4 million to spend on 2016

Her Department’s being given €212 million in total to spend, as part of Budget 2015.

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‘Young and active farmers’ will benefit from today’s Budget

New measures will target the long-term leasing of land.

‘Uninspiring’ budget continues tax discrimination against self-starters

The self-employed are still paying more tax than everyone else.

The Double Irish is dead, long live the ‘knowledge-development box’

But Michael Noonan says Ireland’s low corporate tax rate “never was, never has been” up for discussion.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy a civil service job? Recruitment will start again next year Permanent And Pensionable

Fancy a civil service job? Recruitment will start again next year

A moratorium on hiring will be lifted.

From TheJournal.ie Got a car? You were left alone in this Budget, for a change Driven To Distraction

Got a car? You were left alone in this Budget, for a change

There will be no extra motoring or fuel taxes after years of hikes.

From TheJournal.ie People on the dole will get a Christmas present from the government this year Every Little Helps

People on the dole will get a Christmas present from the government this year

The Christmas Bonus will be reintroduced this year – one of two increases in the area of social welfare announced in today’s Budget.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s Michael Noonan’s Budget 2015 speech in full Read All About It

Here’s Michael Noonan’s Budget 2015 speech in full

6,000 words, 44 minutes, and lots and lots of new policies…

From TheJournal.ie U2 are buying 16 Hanover Quay for €450,000 from Dublin Docklands Development Authority Agreed

U2 are buying 16 Hanover Quay for €450,000 from Dublin Docklands Development Authority

The DDDA says the Planning Scheme recognises the docklands as an art space with a variety of tourism attractions

From TheJournal.ie Your landlord may be able to spruce up your rented home now Anti-cowboy

Your landlord may be able to spruce up your rented home now

Michael Noonan said the move would continues to support ‘legitimate operators’ in the home renovation sector.

From TheJournal.ie Good news if you have a private pension: The levy is on its way out Budget 2015

Good news if you have a private pension: The levy is on its way out

The levy will be reduced from 2015 and will be abolished at the end of next year.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why people who make (and like) craft beer should be happy today Budget 2015

Here’s why people who make (and like) craft beer should be happy today

Finance Minister Michael Noonan is unveiling his Budget measures this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie This trailer for The Guarantee will fill you with righteous anger Bank Guarantee

This kitchen scale probably knows more about cooking than you… and now it has more money

Irish startup Drop has scored $2 million to develop more smart kitchen products.

From The Daily Edge Dublin’s new Nespresso store is proof that we’ve gone mad (again) Pod People
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