In her weekly column Karlin Lillington tells us we shouldn’t be fooled by Facebook’s ‘regulate us, please’ media blitz.

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X-Factor hopefuls queuing for auditions.

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Pilita Clark: “Ultimately, working from home is neither as bad nor as brilliant as it is often said to be.”

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Why do business people covet golf courses?

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Beware of the telephone scammer.

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Paddy Cosgrave pokes the Irish media.

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IBM says it can make batterise from seawater.

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Energy suppliers have no immediate plans to cut household charges despite falls in wholesale electricity and natural gas prices.

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The IFSC in Dublin. The financial services sector continued to outperform in terms of total activity growth at the end of 2019.

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Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Budget 2020 is there, of course, but who else made it into the big leagues?

Is the bull market about to end?

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Chris Horn says it’s time to abandon commuting.

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Global corporations seem to be getting their environmental act together better than governments.

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The Chester Beatty is digitising its collection. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

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Who hasn’t made a mistake at work?

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Laura Slattery: Frozen is bent on world domination, again.

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Will climate change alter the way we work?

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Will Gabriel Makhlouf follow Mark Carney’s lead?

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The e Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland  has expansion plans.

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When Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe gets to his feet at 1pm on Tuesday we will be there.

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Cantillon ponders the appointment of low-profile Irishman Ken Murphy to the top spot at Tesco.

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John FitzGerald says that Irish beef farmers are doomed.

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Kennedy Wilson has submitted planning documentation to An Bord Pleanála, indicating its intention to deliver 287 apartments on a four-acre site it owns at the Grange development on the Stillorgan Road.

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Are Brexit storm clouds brewing?

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Cantillon has a look at a good, and bad, week for Ryanair.

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Karlin Lillington has some interesting takeaways on the gig economy.

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Bobby Coote and his quest to fly.

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Fiona Reddan: give savers a break.

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Both our columnists, Chris Johns and Pilita Clark, tackle Brexit.

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Ciara O’Brien tells us how to boost our cyber security.

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Fiona Reddan advises you how to make the most of your holiday reading.

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Smyths continues its expansion in Germany.

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Is the Government’s climate change agenda hot air?

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Pilita Clark worries that the beautiful game might be about to turn ugly for women.

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Ireland’s service sector saw business activity expand sharply in May as the rate of new order growth rose to a five month high, according to a report compiled for AIB.

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How Intel changed the face of Kildare.

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A US bankruptcy judge in Pittsburgh is delaying a decision on a second attempt by retired HJ Heinz chairman and CEO Sir Anthony O’Reilly to have his bankruptcy case in the Bahamas recognised in US courts.

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The sale of Dublin’s five-star Conrad Hotel is expected to be concluded shortly for around €118 million.

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Pilita Clark: It is hard to worry about the threat of artificial intelligence when a computer shows no sign of intelligence at all

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ATA’s plant in Cavan.

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The UK division of John Sisk & Son builders has been kicked off a British government register of contractors for failing to pay its suppliers in time.

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Kildare Village retail outlet. Value Retail, the owner of  the centre, has shifted control of its almost €6 billion European portfolio of outlets centres from the UK to its Irish operation.

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Chris Horn tell us that we are drowning in a sea of discarded mobiles and tablets.

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Women now hold an average of 31 per cent of board positions in Irish companies, according to a new study by accountancy firm EY.

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Google and Apple are about to challenge Sony and Microsoft’s dominance of gaming , writes Ciara O’Brien who also review the Dyson Pure Hot+Cool air purifier.

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Are the robots really coming for our jobs?

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Ireland’s first private fast charging point opens this week at the Four Seasons hotel in Monaghan.

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Fiona Reddan: Looking to save hundreds of thousands in tax over your lifetime? Get married.

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Dominic Coyle in Q&A advises an Irish/American couple on what tax status they should opt for.

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JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon says the company may have to move a ‘raft’ of jobs out of London. Photograph: Tom Honana.

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Datalex chief executive Aidan Brogan is set to come under pressure on Thursday.

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Pilita Clark says Weight Watchers, or WW as it now prefers to be known, should shed the marketing guff and get back to basics.

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MSD is planning a major expansion in Carlow.

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The Business of Sport podcast discusses the British Open which is coming to Royal Portrush in July.

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NUI Galway is planning to invest around €200 million on developing disused sites it owns in the city centre.

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Minister for Enterprise Heather Humphreys meets with EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager in Dublin.

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Blasket island, Kerry. Tourism Ireland has launched a new campaign to entice visitors to Ireland.

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Ciara O’Brien tells us how to digitally detox.

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Chic furnishings and design group Sostrene recently opened its sixth outlet in a premises that formerly housed Waltons music store on South Great George’s Street in Dublin.

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Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Budget 2019, our love affair with athleisure wear and Chris Johns, once more, on Brexit

Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin reached a major milestone this year having sold over 100,000 cases helping boost turnover to more than €7 million.

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Up to 185,000 Irish office workers have been victims of a phishing scam, a new survey has claimed.

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The National Lottery’s share of the Irish gaming market is coming under pressure from alternative forms of gaming and “substitute” lotto products.

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Stanford University in Silicon Valley. Locals, according to Karlin Lillington, have fallen out of love with Big Tech.

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Wow Air in better times.

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Bewley’s on Grafton Street. The company expects to return to profit this year after posting a loss of €18.6 million in 2017.

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‘Glamping’ leads the way for Zoobox.

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Doe anyone like robots, wonders John Holden.

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Sterling jumped on Tuesday on news of the draft deal, but fell back on Wednesday morning before rising slightly, reflecting the markets uncertainty on where its current volatility will end up

Markets nervous about UK parliament vote on the issue and how the Brexiteer wing of the Conservatives will react to the draft deal

Growth in construction continued in October but the pace of expansion slowed to its lowest rate in more than three years, the latest figures show.

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 Gareth Lambe, head of Facebook Ireland, talks to Ciarán Hancock. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

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Brexit has hurt Irish business confidence.

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Who were the sectoral winners and losers in Paschal Donohoe’s Budget 2019?

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Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will give his Budget 2019 speech on tuesday at 1pm.

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Chris Horn column is  on being, and remaining, human as the opportunities to enhance our bodies become reality.

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 The Apollo House site on Tara and Poolbeg streets.

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An artist’s impression of how the Guinness site may be developed.

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‘Buoyed’ by Michael Quane at the RHA exhibition.

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Coca-Cola’s British and Irish subsidiary has signed a new three-and-a-half-year sponsorship with the English Premier League.

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Growth in construction continued through August, despite slowing slightly on the previous month.

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Can advertising standards keep up with the Kardashians?

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Eason is to sell its flagship store in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

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Dutch financial group Rabobank is advancing plans to sell off the remaining €3.2 billion loans at its former ACC Bank unit in Ireland at a deep discount, having reclassified the distressed portfolio on its books in recent months.

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It’s been a bad week for Facebook and Google, writes Karlin Lillington.

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Ireland needs to prepare a fast-evolving labour market s over 60 per cent of current school-goers will end up in jobs that do not exist today, according to business lobbying group Ibec.

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TDs will quiz Revenue officials on Thursday about the €2.3 billion in unpaid tax debt due to the Exchequer at the end of March last year.

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Dublin is now more expensive than Paris and tops the euro zone league, according to Mercer..

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Apple CEO Tim Cook in Dublin. He says the company ‘is committed’ to Ireland.

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Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe could wind up State assets agency Nama in 2020, despite hints from the organisation’s chairman Frank Daly (above) that its work should continue for several years.

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IDA Ireland is looking to position the State as a leading centre for blockchain, the much-hyped technology that is expected to have a huge impact on the way businesses across multiple sectors operate.

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Cantillon: A cruel irony for Sammon.

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An artist’s impression of what the Cherrywood town centre  in south Dublin could look like.

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Hamburg makes history by banning diesel cars and trucks.

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Aryzta, whose stock plunged on Thursday, owns the Cuisine de France brand.

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Freight in Dublin port. Border delays and additional red tape could cut trade in goods between Ireland and the UK, new research has found.

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Who’s who in The Irish Times Top 1000 2018?

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Business minister Heather Humphreys has warned that the situation regarding Aughinish Alumina in Limerick remains “critical” as she held a series of meetings with senior figures in the Trump administration including commerce secretary Wilbur Ross.

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Stockbroking and investment services group Cantor Fitzgerald’s Irish unit has agreed to buy Merrion Capital in a deal worth up to €18 million, as the industry prepares for a wave of consolidation amid rising regulatory and compliance costs.

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Major expansion for  Smyths on the cards.

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The Revenue collected almost €500 million following tax audits and moves to ensure tax compliance in 2017 and is pushing ahead with a major investigation of offshore tax evasion

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