Irish consumer sentiment lifts with easing of pandemic fears  Irish consumer confidence is currently  marginally below the long-term (26-year) average for the KBC  consumer sentiment index. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill 2:23

Latest KBC Bank Ireland index points to rising optimism among consumers

‘Digitalisation makes things simpler and changes the way you do business’ Many businesses are only now scratching the surface of digital transformation and how they can use data and tools to connect with customers or engage employees. Photograph: Getty Images

The economic potential of Ireland’s digital economy is highlighted in Microsoft’s latest report

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