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Brexit border controls ‘won’t hit Dublin Port’

The re-introduction of border controls with Britain due to Brexit will not adversely impact Dublin Port, its CEO has insisted. Read more

Euro hits a three-year high against the dollar amid optimism

The euro has hit a three-year high against the dollar amid rising optimism about growth in the bloc. Read more

‘Red flag’ warning after oil price surge

Oil hovered near a three-year high of $70 a barrel yesterday on signs that production cuts by Opec and Russia are tightening supplies, but analysts warned of “red flags” due to surging US production. Read more

More than half of consumers still saving

More than half of Irish consumers are continuing to save for a rainy day. Read more

Just over 2000 new social houses built by local authorities last year

Just over 2,200 new social houses were built by local authorities last year, less than forecast by the Department of Housing. Read more

Irish shoppers spent an extra €90m stockpiling on groceries in the weeks before Christmas

The average Irish household spent €1,532 on groceries in the weeks before Christmas, according to figures from research group Kantar Worldpanel this morning. Read more

Banks now have to allow access to customers’ account details

A RADICAL shake-up will mean banks will no longer have a monopoly on customer account information. Read more

Small firms urged to pitch for €50,000

Small businesses are being urged to pitch for up to €50,000 in grant aid from Enterprise Ireland in a new funding round. Read more

No relief for buyers as house prices rise by almost 12pc in a year

There has been no let-up in the rise in property prices. Read more

Amazon to have big say on ads

Advertisers can expect Amazon to challenge the Google-Facebook duopoly this year and see tasks become more automated.  Read more