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Ryanair blames overcapacity for latest profit warning

18 Jan 2019

DUBLIN Ryanair cut its forecast for full-year profit for the second time in three months on Friday, this time blaming lower-than-expected winter fares, and said it could not rule out a further downgrade if Brexit causes disruption.

Irish financial system can withstand 'cliff-edge' Brexit - central bank

17 Jan 2019

DUBLIN The Irish financial system can cope with a hard Brexit - and the "most significant" firms are already implementing their contingency plans, Irish Central Bank Deputy Governor Ed Sibley said on Thursday.

Ireland readies 'mega' no-deal Brexit legislation package

15 Jan 2019

DUBLIN Ireland will begin pushing through a "mega" package of legislation next month to deal with the fallout from a no-deal Brexit if there is still a prospect of Britain leaving the European Union without a divorce deal in March.

UPDATE 2-Ireland raises 4 bln euros amid largest ever bond demand

09 Jan 2019

* Debt agency plans to continue to diversify funding (Adds final terms, debt office quotes)

Irish government deal extended to avoid adding to Brexit "chaos"

12 Dec 2018

DUBLIN Ireland's main opposition party agreed to extend an expiring cooperation deal with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's minority government into 2020, to avoid what it called a spreading of the "political chaos" gripping Britain.

Irish nationalist Sinn Fein steps up calls for post-Brexit united Ireland

12 Dec 2018

DUBLIN Northern Ireland's largest Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein stepped up calls on Wednesday for a split from the United Kingdom, saying a referendum on Irish unity should be held in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit.

UK can revoke or postpone Brexit, says Dublin as it prepares for 'no deal'

11 Dec 2018

DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Britain could avoid prospective disruption to trade across the EU by revoking or extending its notice to quit the bloc, as Dublin on Tuesday began enacting its contingency plan for a 'no-deal' Brexit.

UK can revoke or postpone Brexit, says Dublin as it prepares for 'no deal'

11 Dec 2018

DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Britain could avoid prospective disruption to trade across the EU by revoking or extending its notice to quit the bloc, as Dublin on Tuesday began enacting its contingency plan for a 'no-deal' Brexit.

Pooled 'safe' euro zone bond will take time: ECB's Lane

11 Dec 2018

DUBLIN/LONDON Euro zone authorities are scrutinising proposals for a synthetic common bond aimed at strengthening banks' immunity to financial shocks but the process will take time given the asset's complexity, ECB governing council member Philip Lane said.

INTERVIEW-Pooled 'safe' euro zone bond will take time -ECB's Lane

11 Dec 2018

DUBLIN/LONDON, Dec 11 Euro zone authorities are scrutinising proposals for a synthetic common bond aimed at strengthening banks' immunity to financial shocks but the process will take time given the asset's complexity, ECB governing council member Philip Lane said.

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