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Garrett Murray, national director for Horizon 2020 at Enterprise Ireland. “There is something there for everyone, and Irish companies need to be aware of the opportunities which exist to collaborate with the research community and avail of funding under this call”

The European Commission has issued a €1 billion call for research and innovation projects that address the climate crisis and help protect Europe’s ec(...)

Employment in foreign-owned agency-assisted companies in the State increased from 144,815 in 2010 to 235,245 in 2019

The number of Irish workers employed in large foreign-owned multinationals has jumped by two-thirds in a decade, a study has found. The report, publi(...)

Within two months of first official cases of coronavirus being reported here   unemployment shot to a record 28.2 per cent, one of the biggest jumps seen by any country. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Irish labour market tends to amplify economic shocks. That’s been observed through several recent recessions. The reason is that 70 per cent of t(...)

Wet trades include bricklaying, floor and wall tiling, painting and decorating, and plastering. The report says all are critical to the functioning of the construction industry. Photograph: Getty Images

There have been no floor and wall tiling apprentices registered since 2012, a new report commissioned by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) ha(...)

AIB chief executive Colin Hunt told the bank’s agm  it had granted more than 40,000 payment breaks to borrowers hit by the coronavirus crisis. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

AIB borrowers who wish to extend a Covid-19 payment break from three to six months face scrutiny from the bank if it is likely the crisis will have a (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal O’Donohoe. The Government had been expecting a €2.2 billion surplus in 2020. A €19 billion deficit is now being forecast. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall

There is a peculiar paradox at the core of this crisis. Though we are confronting an economic meltdown there is nothing essentially wrong with the eco(...)

Continuing protests in Hong Kong have been among several threats to the Chinese economy. Photograph: Bloomberg

China’s economic growth slowed to its lowest levels in almost three decades last year, but the overriding sentiment in the corridors of power of Beij(...)

Eating cheese could be good for your cardio-vascular health, according to Food for Health Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images/EyeEm

Eating cheese could be good for your cardio-vascular health. That’s just one of the many interesting research findings produced over the past 11 years(...)

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys: “Our country has made huge strides since the recession.”

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ireland are less innovative, less productive and less export-orientated than their foreign-owned counterp(...)

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and British prime minister Boris Johnson during a press conference in Brussels on Thursday. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Business groups have given a cautious welcome to the new Brexit deal agreed between the UK and the EU on Thursday, but remain concerned about the prop(...)

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