Mr Mcquaid

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Jameson sales during the second half of 2020 were up 12%  in Britain and up  7%  in the US, Jameson’s biggest market

Sales of Jameson rose 3 per cent during the second half of 2020, with volume growth recorded in key markets such as the US. Irish Distillers chief ex(...)

 Martin McVicar of CombiLift: demand from many customers in the 80 countries where it sells forklifts is growing in some cases.  Photograph: Peter Murtagh

The triggering of Level 5 restrictions this week as the State battles to cope with Covid-19 has forced many businesses to shut their doors once more a(...)

Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Ireland’s best selling whiskey, Jameson, saw sales fell for the first time in many years despite solid growth in some of its key markets. The compan(...)

Jameson Irish whiskey   sold 8m cases globally  last year, up from 7.2m a year earlier

Irish whiskey sales came within touching distance of their historical peak of 12 million nine-litre cases last year. While Jameson still leads the p(...)

The number of people classified as out of work in the Irish economy is predicted to fall below 100,000 next year, less than a third of what it was at (...)

Retail sales fell by 0.5 per cent in October but were still up by 3 per cent in annual terms. Excluding motor trades, sales were down 2.1 per cent in (...)

Transport prices, including air fares, petrol and diesel, fell 0.6%. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Decreases in the cost of hotel accommodation and airfares saw headline inflation in the Irish economy fall to 0.7 per cent in October. This was margin(...)

The jobless rate is nearly three percentage points below the current euro zone average of 7. 5 per cent

The number of unemployed people fell by nearly 26,000 in the year to July, new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show. The unemploymen(...)

 Department of Public Expenditure and Reform secretary general Robert Watt; Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe; and John McCarthy, the department’s chief economist at the launch of the Government’s Summer Economic Statement. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA

Economists here broadly agree that a reversal of some sort for the Irish economy is inevitable but differ on what might cause it or how severe it is l(...)

Fixed-rate mortgages  increased over the fourth quarter of last year, with new drawdowns exceeding repayments by €1.8bn

New mortgage lending in the Republic rose by €1 billion to nearly €9 billion last year, according to the Central Bank. This was the largest annual inc(...)

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