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Graham Fahy

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

08 Oct 2019

DUBLIN Ireland presented a no-deal Brexit budget for 2020 on Tuesday, pledging a 1.2 billion-euro package to keep companies afloat by allowing the state's finances to return to deficit if Britain leaves the European Union without a transition period.

Paddy Power and Poker Stars owners to create online gambling leader

02 Oct 2019

DUBLIN The owner of Paddy Power Betfair has agreed to buy the company behind Poker Stars in a $6 billion share deal to create the world's largest online betting and gambling company by revenue, seeking to take advantage of the opening up of U.S. markets.

Northern Ireland's DUP sees Brexit deal if both sides 'flexible'

18 Sep 2019

DUBLIN The Northern Ireland party whose support is crucial to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government said on Wednesday it believed a deal could be secured for an orderly British exit from the European Union if flexibility is shown by all sides.

Northern Ireland's DUP sees Brexit deal if both sides 'flexible'

18 Sep 2019

DUBLIN The Northern Ireland party whose support is crucial to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government said on Wednesday it believed a deal could be secured for an orderly British exit from the European Union if flexibility is shown by all sides.

EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires

23 Aug 2019

DUBLIN/BRUSSELS The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they could block a trade deal with South America.

Brasiliens Präsident wegen Amazonas-Waldbränden unter Druck

23 Aug 2019

Brasilia/Berlin/Dublin Brasiliens Präsident Jair Bolsonaro gerät wegen der verheerenden Waldbrände im Amazonas-Regenwald zunehmend unter Druck.

Irish PM says he may compromise on Brexit border issue

18 Jul 2019

DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday he was willing to listen to alternative proposals from the next British prime minister on keeping Northern Ireland's border open after Brexit and could compromise if his objectives were achieved.

Ryanair halves 2020 growth plans on Boeing MAX delays

16 Jul 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair has halved its growth plans for next year due to delays in deliveries of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet, lifting shares in rival European airlines which had feared a surge in new capacity would drag down ticket prices. | Video

LinkedIn jobs boost caps record FDI period for Ireland

20 Jun 2019

DUBLIN Microsoft's LinkedIn on Thursday said it would add 800 new roles to its European headquarters in Dublin, the latest major jobs announcement that capped off a record six months for foreign direct investment (FDI) into Ireland.

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