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Padraic Halpin

U.S. outlook improves at Paddy Power parent Flutter

07 Nov 2019

DUBLIN Paddy Power Betfair parent Flutter Entertainment reported a 10% rise in third-quarter revenue to 533 million pounds ($686 million) on Thursday helped by a 67% jump in the United States where it raised its outlook.

OECD tax overhaul must recognise value created in Ireland - minister

24 Oct 2019

DUBLIN Proposals for how large multinationals are taxed around the globe must continue to recognise the substantial value-creating activity that happens in exporting countries like Ireland, the country's finance minister said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-PTSB boss Masding to leave Irish bank next year

24 Oct 2019

DUBLIN, Oct 24 Jeremy Masding will step down as chief executive of Permanent TSB (PTSB) during 2020 having returned the Irish bank to profit, and to the local stock market, during his eight years in charge.

Brexit clarity could help revive talks on Northern Ireland government - Sinn Fein

22 Oct 2019

DUBLIN Clarity on Brexit could open the way for Northern Ireland's feuding parties to engage in detailed talks aimed at reviving its power-sharing government, the deputy leader of the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party said on Tuesday.

Brexit clarity could help revive talks on Northern Ireland government: Sinn Fein

22 Oct 2019

DUBLIN Clarity on Brexit could open the way for Northern Ireland's feuding parties to engage in detailed talks aimed at reviving its power-sharing government, the deputy leader of the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party said on Tuesday.

'If anyone can do it, it's him': how Boris won a Brexit deal

21 Oct 2019

By Anthony Deutsch, Gabriela Baczynska, Padraic Halpin and Elizabeth Piper

Irish PM's party primed for snap election if Brexit sealed - party sources

18 Oct 2019

DUBLIN Supporters of Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar will urge him to call a snap election if Britain can seal its departure from the European Union, four members of his Fine Gael party told Reuters.

Irish PM says Brexit issues remain, EU sources report 'standstill'

16 Oct 2019

BRUSSELS/DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday that last-ditch talks between the European Union and Britain had so far failed to resolve issues standing in the way of an amicable Brexit, with EU sources reporting a "standstill".

Brexit deal within reach in last-ditch talks, but doubts remain

16 Oct 2019

LUXEMBOURG/DUBLIN Last-ditch talks between Britain and the European Union to get a Brexit deal ahead of a summit of the bloc's leaders this week went on past midnight to Wednesday, but it was still unclear if London could avoid postponing its departure due on Oct. 31.

DUP leader says 'no' to mooted Brexit compromise on tariffs

15 Oct 2019

DUBLIN The small Northern Irish party supporting Britain's minority government insisted on Tuesday that the region must remain within the United Kingdom customs union as part of any Brexit deal and not have to follow tariffs set by the European Union.

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