the number of people classed as unemployed fell by 3,000 in January, new figures showed.

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell marginally in January compared to the final month of 2015, new data from the Central Statistics Office (...)

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Total Produce has bought a 65 per cent stake in US-based Progressive Produce for an undisclosed sum. Progressive Produce, which currently employs 2(...)

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Did you start off 2016 full of good fitness intentions? Maybe you even got stuck in and rode on the wave of January motivation. But with the mornings (...)

Intel’s Ann-Marie Holmes has been appointed as vice president of the technology and manufacturing group at the firm.

Irishwoman Ann-Marie Holmes has been appointed as vice president of Intel’s technology and manufacturing group. Ms Holmes, who is the factory manag(...)

 Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton: “This is another great boost for the northside, coming hot on the heels of other recent announcements for this area.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Irish education technology company Shaw Academy is to create 40 jobs at its Dublin office in the next six months, and it is planning further expansion(...)

Brett Meyers (centre) says getting the imprimatur of Which? was a boost for his company.

Dublin-based startup CurrencyFair is setting its sights on the business market, aiming to take on the banks when it comes to performing business trans(...)

The days of scrambling in your pockets for spare change to feed the meter appear to be disappearing, as more motorists choose to pay via their mobile (...)

European commissioner for economic and financial affairs Pierre Moscovici hopes his tax avoidance package will be welcomed. Photograph: EPA

A planned crackdown on tax avoidance by multinationals in EU countries could work in part to Ireland’s advantage, according to some tax experts. Howev(...)

Retail sales rose by more than 6 per cent in December, driven by strong spending in furniture and lighting, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, and clothin(...)

What are you to do if you don’t have several hundred euro to drop on the latest virtual reality headset? If you are a Samsung phone owner, the Gear VR(...)