Eir’s  director of mobile networks, Fergal McCann,  and CEO, Carolan Lennon. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Eir announced a €500 million overhaul of its fixed broadband platform this week, pledging to build fibre lines directly into an additional 1.4 million(...)

The contract, which was renewed in 2017, is said to be worth at least €20 million a year to Limerick-based Enet. Photograph: PA Wire

The Government has come under fire for failing to put a major telecommunications contract out to tender and for presiding over a deeply uncompetitive (...)

Building telecoms infrastructure in rural parts is proving a headache for governments across the world, principally because the technology and the demand it spawns keeps evolving.

The State’s largest telcos will appear before the Public Accounts Committee on Thursday to explain why they have shunned the National Broadband Plan ((...)

Philip Lane, governor of the Central bank of Ireland, believes a Brexit deal will happen.

Central Bank of Ireland governor Philip Lane believes the UK and the European Union will eventually agree on a withdrawal deal, with a long transition(...)

Sales in the final quarter of 2018 demonstrated the slow but steady growth of retail in recent years, said Retail Ireland. Photograph: PA

The value of Irish retail sales rose by 2.7 per cent in the final quarter of last year compared to 2017, according to Retail Ireland, the Ibec group t(...)

The Republic should be allowed keep all tariffs on imports from the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit, accountancy body Acca says. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

The Republic should be allowed keep the full tariff on imports from the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit, an industry body for accountants has said(...)

Firms in the tourism sector,   already  feeling the pinch from a weaker sterling, have been the worst hit over Brexit as the industry relies heavily on tourism from Britain. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

Some 35 per cent of SMEs in the Republic and 40 per cent in the North say they have cancelled or postponed plans to invest in their businesses due to (...)

While the rate of growth eased to a three-month low, overall Irish construction activity has increased on a monthly basis since September 2013. Photograph:  Alan Betson

Irish construction groups experienced solid but slower growth in January as the industry grappled to deal to meet demand for housing. The latest Ulst(...)

European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici presents the EU executive’s economic forecasts during a news conference at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

The European Commission has cut its growth forecasts for Ireland amid the current Brexit uncertainty. In its latest set of winter forecasts, Brussel(...)

The Government has been urged to rethink its housing policy in light of Brexit and “to apply more dynamic thinking” to solving the crisis.

The Government has been urged to rethink its housing policy in light of Brexit and “to apply more dynamic thinking” to solving the crisis. A report b(...)

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