Irish export figures have benefited from a weak euro vis-a-vis the US dollar, but the Irish Exporters Association warned that this may not continue indefinitely. (Photograph: Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr./Bloomberg)

The Irish Exporters Association (IEA), the representative body of the export industry, has called on the Government to resist fixed wage increases in(...)

Fast-growing medical devices, pharmaceutical, and computer software sectors are expected to drive most of the growth during the year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Exports from indigenous businesses and multinationals are expected to exceed €207 billion this year, compared with €190 billion last year, based on(...)

Sam Roch-Perks, a Cork property investor-turned renewable energy promoter, whose company plans to develop a huge wave energy farm off the Cornwall coa(...)

Tiago Mascarenhas, co-founder of English language school Seda College

What is unique about your business? The number of students we have, and the fact that we have created our own sales channels. The college has 2,000 st(...)

Olan McNeece: ‘Think big. Identify long-term targets and the milestones in between.’

Drogheda-based cider producer, Dan Kelly’s, has just landed a coveted listing with upmarket German retailer Manufactum. What is special about your bu(...)

Almost 85 per cent of firms surveyed said they expect exports to rise in 2015

More than two-thirds of Irish companies selling overseas have grown exports this year but labour-related costs and finance issues are still causing di(...)

Minister for Development and Trade Promotion Seán Sherlock said exports from Ireland have increased by approximately 25 per cent in recent years

Trade between Ireland and Africa is expected to reach €24 billion by 2020 as more than one in ten Irish chief executives look to target business oppor(...)

Eastern promise: Istanbul – Enterprise Ireland opened an office in the city in January

Irish food exporters are up against it. The Russian ban on EU and others’ foodstuffs over the conflict in Ukraine has had another negative consequence(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin presented Budget 2015 in the Dail today. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Organisations around Ireland have been responding to Budget 2015. Here’s what they had to say on...The 9 per cent VAT rate Irish Hotels Federation: T(...)

Under EU law, vessels must use fuels with a maximum sulphur content of 0.1 per cent after this year. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty

Irish Continental Group plans to pass on the full cost of higher fuel prices it will incur as a result of new air pollution rules on the English Chan(...)