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14 12, 2014

Talks agree building blocks for 2015 climate deal

By | 2014-12-14T07:22:07+00:00 December 14th, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

The four-page document asks countries to submit national plans to tackle global warming early next year About 190 nations have agreed the building blocks of a deal to combat climate change in 2015 amid warnings that far tougher action would be needed to cut rising world greenhouse gas emissions.  After marathon [...]

13 12, 2014

Former Waterford Crystal workers accept deal

By | 2014-12-13T16:07:42+00:00 December 13th, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

Several hundred former employees of Waterford Crystal are to meet in the city this morning to discuss proposals Several hundred former employees of Waterford Crystal are to meet in the city this morning to discuss proposals put forward by the Government to resolve their pension difficulties. Earlier this month the Cabinet signed-off [...]

12 12, 2014

No deal possible at NI cross-party talks – Cameron

By | 2014-12-12T09:40:40+00:00 December 12th, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

Enda Kenny and David Cameron presented an amended document in the early hours of this morning Talks chaired by the Taoiseach and the British Prime Minister with Northern Ireland's political parties have ended without a deal in Belfast. David Cameron had proposed a potential financial package for consideration. The package was [...]

13 11, 2014

Deal reached at marathon Beef Forum meeting

By | 2014-11-13T05:18:28+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney - template for the future of the beef sector agreed Following nine hours of talks at the Beef Forum, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney said a template for the future of the sector had been agreed between farmers and processors that [...]

13 10, 2014

Vodafone takes action against ComReg over 3 deal

By | 2014-10-13T19:06:18+00:00 October 13th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Vodafone claims it is at a significant competitive disadvantage after 3 Ireland's acquisition of O2 Telecoms operator Vodafone has begun a High Court action against the Commission for Communications Regulation, claiming 3 Ireland's acquisition of O2 has left the merged company with too much radio spectrum. Vodafone claims this has placed [...]

21 09, 2014

Greyhound Waste dispute deal being finalised

By | 2014-09-21T05:59:21+00:00 September 21st, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

Both sides in the Greyhound waste dispute are reportedly finalising a deal that will then be put to workers on Monday. The bitter row over pay cuts has been going on for 15 weeks with 78 workers locked out of their jobs. It is expected that a package of measures will be [...]

8 09, 2014

Ryanair to buy 100 Boeing jets in $11bn deal

By | 2014-09-08T14:07:05+00:00 September 8th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

The Boeing 737 MAX 8 offers eleven more seats than previous versions of the jetliner Ryanair has agreed to buy 100 Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliners in a deal worth close to $ 11bn at current list prices. The airline also has an option to purchase 100 more planes at a [...]

2 09, 2014

Three Ireland to cut 160 jobs after O2 deal

By | 2014-09-02T12:49:08+00:00 September 2nd, 2014|Headlines|0 Comments

1 of 2 Despite some job cuts within the firm, 90 customer care posts will be created in Limerick Three Ireland's CEO Robert Finnegan says company will ensure that departing staff are treated 'fairly and generously' Three Ireland has announced a number of redundancies as a result of its recent acquisition [...]

26 08, 2014

Burger King signs deal to buy Canada’s Tim Hortons

By | 2014-08-26T21:33:40+00:00 August 26th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

The combined Burger King-Tim Hortons company is likely to be headquartered in Canada Burger King has agreed to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons in cash and stock to create the third-largest quick service restaurant group with sales of about $ 23bn. The new company will be headquartered in [...]

21 08, 2014

Bank of America’s $16.65 billion mortgage deal

By | 2014-08-21T19:45:30+00:00 August 21st, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Thursday 21 August 2014 12.38 The negotiations have been driven by an investigation into securities sold by Merrill Lynch, which Bank of America agreed to acquire in 2008 Bank of America is expected to pay over $ 16.5 billion to end investigations into mortgage securities that the bank and its units [...]