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Retail bounced back in June as shoppers rushed out after lockdown

Customers rushing back into shops as the lockdown eased in June lifted the value of retail sales back to pre-Covid ...
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Irish companies show impressive flexibility with diversification to Europe

One of the challenges we face in growing our economy is the limited size of our domestic market. Ireland’s entry ...
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Minister signals that couples with combined income of more than €75k will be eligible for affordable homes scheme

HOUSING Minister Darragh O’Brien has signalled that couples who have a gross combined income of more than €75,000 will be ...
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Savings levels hit highest level since last economic crash

HOUSEHOLD savings have hit their highest level since the last financial crisis. People spent less in the first three months ...
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Consumer index stalling but firms’ confidence comes back, study says

Consumer sentiment continues to lag behind business confidence, fresh data from Bank of Ireland suggests. Bank of Ireland’s regular ‘Economic ...
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More flexible hours should become part of new normal says report

HUGE changes to the working lives of millions of people as a result of the Covid-19 crisis show how a ...
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Amazon to create 1,000 jobs in Ireland

Online retail giant Amazon is to create 1,000 permanent jobs in Ireland over the next two years. This will bring ...
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Why the Covid-19 crisis may push up house prices

The publication of the Central Statistics Office’s estimates of last year’s economic growth is normally newsworthy. But when figures appeared ...
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Euro zone businesses bounce back in July as lockdowns loosen

Euro zone business activity grew in July for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic hit, as more parts of ...
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