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DCC shares up on robust profits as it shrugs off impact of French 'Yellow Vest' protests   Stock image Operating profit at Irish conglomerate DCC was 'significantly ahead of the prior year' in the company's third financial quarter. DCC told the market yesterday that despite a mild winter - a negative for sales of the company's home heating oil and gas - trading...
Profit pledge: Castlemartyr chiefs confident despite latest loss at resort Castlemartyr Resort The directors of Castlemartyr Resort in Co Cork believe that the hotel will become profitable in the coming years after sustaining losses of €564,728 last year. In new accounts filed by Castlemartyr Country Hotel Resort Ltd, the directors said the loss for the 12 months to the end of March...
© Reuters. Investing.com - The pound dropped on Monday following reports that Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will...
Paul Whitington: 'Studio flunkies guard them but the bigger the star, the more relaxed they are in interviews'   Regrets: Hollywood star Liam Neeson has become embroiled in a race row over his comments. Photo: Getty Images When Piers Morgan accuses you of racism, you know you're in trouble. Liam Neeson's incendiary comments during an interview seem all the stranger given their source:...
© Reuters. A money changer counts Euro banknotes at a currency exchange office in Nice By Tommy Wilkes LONDON (Reuters)...
No-deal Brexit could push us into recession in 18 months Professor Neil Gibson, chief economist for EY Ireland, said that although a no-deal Brexit would be damaging A no-deal Brexit could push Ireland into a recession within 18 months, Goodbody has warned. Ireland's robust economic performance faces an 'existential threat' from a no-deal Brexit, the stockbroking firm warned in its latest quarterly...
Charlie Weston: 'Credit unions deserve to be encouraged, as well as regulated, by the Central Bank' Central Bank. Picture: Gerry Mooney Are credit unions subject to too much regulation by an overbearing Central Bank hell-bent on keeping them down? That is certainly the view of many in the sector who feel that the locally-owned lenders are hampered at every turn by...
Davy clients enjoy paper return on Stripe investment John Collison, left, and Patrick Collison, founders of Stripe Inc. Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Around 100 Davy clients who are long-term investors in the US venture fund Tiger Global have already seen a paper return on a stake in payments firm Stripe, which was founded by Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, in...

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Estee Lauder up on sales boom   Estee Lauder shares surged as much as 12pc after it boosted its full-year profit outlook on booming skincare sales in Asia, overcoming concerns about a slowing Chinese economy and a trade war with the US. It now sees full-year adjusted earnings per share of $4.92 to $5, up from a previous range of $4.73 to...
Uber killer gets life without parole for six shootings Jason Dalton was sentenced yesterday in Kalamazoo County court (stock photo) A Michigan man who fatally shot six strangers in between picking up passengers for Uber has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole. Jason Dalton was sentenced yesterday in Kalamazoo County court. He pleaded guilty to murder last...

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