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Mike Ashley: “The mainstream high street as we think about it today is already dead. Dead. They can’t survive. Their patient has died.”

Ryanair is challenging an Irish tax law that is forcing it to levy income tax on employees who don’t live here. The law that requires the airline to t(...)

Irishman Mickey O’Rourke pictured at his studio base in Dublin. His company Premier Sports has netted significant rights to show live Scottish cup football in the past week. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The State must pay almost €21 million to more than 1,200 people who made claims against the now defunct Setanta Insurance, the High Court ordered on M(...)

Tim Berners-Lee was speaking at the opening of the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, where 23 conferences are taking place across nine main stages and an estimated 1,200 speakers are expected

There is no wavering in Dublin’s opposition to proposals for an EU Digital Sales Tax, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe insisted ahead of an EU mee(...)

“There will be another crisis, that’s for sure. And it may not be in banking,” says the former governor of the Central Bank Patrick Honohan

In the wake of the banking crisis the former governor of the Central Bank Patrick Honohan had the “common sense view” that some of the reckless behavi(...)

ATMs may become a thing of the past, says Martin Raymond, Irish founder of The Future Laboratory.

Abandoned ATMs are set to be the next phone boxes, tolerance for shop queues will falter, and a tap on the back of the wrist will become the new “bill(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney surprised markets on Monday by announcing the sale of its business in the United States. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Shares in Irish food company Greencore fell by almost 9 per cent after the company surprised the markets by announcing the sale of its business in the(...)

An Amazon fulfilment centre in Baltimore. These centres are where the majority of Amazon’s 500,000 employees work. Photograph: Patrick Semansky/AP

With almost half a million employees, and counting, worldwide, Amazon’s decision to raise its minimum wage to $15 (€13) per hour will cost them dearly(...)

US President Donald Trump speaks during an event on the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, at the White House in Washington DC on October 1st. US and Canadian negotiators worked around the clock last weekend to secure an agreement,  allowing leaders from those nations and Mexico to sign the accord by late November. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg 

Ryanair’s share price plunged 12.5 per cent in Dublin on Monday after it issued a profit warning and lowered its earnings guidance. Chief executive Mi(...)

Offaly man John Lyttle has just been named CEO of the Boohoo online retail group

Irish taxpayers are still paying more in income tax, USC and PRSI combined than they were a decade ago, despite repeated Government promises to cut ta(...)

The scale of the so-called gig economy isn’t as significant as some reports suggest, according to a new study by the ESRI.

Revenue officials have been doing their sums ahead of October’s budget and reckon the Government could raise €433 million in Budget 2019 by introducin(...)

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