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EU urges Ireland to speed up copper switch-off

The European Commission has urged Ireland to speed up the switching off of out-of-date copper wire networks for phone and ...
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‘”Enormous’ opportunity to double Irish exports to Canada within five years

A new report shows that Ireland’s goods exports to Canada reached a record high of €3.39 billion in 2022, while ...
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Housing commencements up 30.6% in August

New figures from the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage shows that the number of new commencement notices for ...
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Consumer confidence drops to lowest level in six months

Consumer confidence dropped to a six month low in September, amid a rebound in oil prices, a further rise in ...
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Govt must balance support and inflation in budget – McGrath

The Minister for Finance has said the Government faces a challenge in the upcoming budget in getting the balance right ...
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March ‘probably too early’ to expect interest rates to fall – Makhlouf

The Governor of the Central Bank has said his view is that March is probably too early a time to ...
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McGrath wants public bodies to keep taking cash payments

The Minister for Finance has written to Government colleagues asking that public bodies under their remit maintain their existing payment ...
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Unlikely energy prices will return to 2020 levels over coming months – CRU

It is unlikely that households will see energy prices return to the previous low levels seen in 2020 and 2021 ...
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Euro zone August inflation revised slightly lower

Euro zone consumer inflation in August was slightly lower than initially estimated, the European Union’s statistics office Eurostat said today. ...
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