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Irish economy posts shock decline after record debt sale

13 Mar 2014

DUBLIN Ireland's economy contracted by a shock 2.3 percent in the fourth quarter, data showed on Thursday, denting a recovery that picked up steam elsewhere as the country made a successful return to regular bond auctions and sold at record-low yields. | Video

Chiquita and Fyffes join to make world's biggest banana firm

10 Mar 2014

DUBLIN U.S. fruit firm Chiquita Brands and Irish rival Fyffes, Europe's largest distributor, have struck an all-stock deal to create the world's biggest banana supplier. | Video

Chiquita and Fyffes join to make world's biggest banana firm

10 Mar 2014

DUBLIN U.S. fruit firm Chiquita Brands and Irish rival Fyffes, Europe's largest distributor, have struck an all-stock deal to create the world's biggest banana supplier. | Video

Chiquita and Fyffes join to make world's biggest banana firm

10 Mar 2014

DUBLIN U.S. fruit firm Chiquita Brands and Irish rival Fyffes, Europe's largest distributor, have struck an all-stock deal to create the world's biggest banana supplier.

Chiquita and Fyffes merge to make world's biggest banana firm

10 Mar 2014

DUBLIN U.S. fruit firm Chiquita Brands and Irish rival Fyffes, Europe's largest distributor, have struck an all-stock merger deal to create the world's biggest banana supplier.

Irish jobless falls to lowest in nearly five years

05 Mar 2014

DUBLIN Ireland's jobless rate fell to its lowest in nearly five years in February, dropping below 12 percent for the first time since April 2009 in a further sign the battered economy is picking up steam.

Bailout behind it, Ireland and its people still face long slog

19 Feb 2014

DUBLIN Ireland is the first euro zone country to emerge from a bailout brought on by unsustainable debt, but the long slog of cutting back what it owes is only just starting for its 4.6 million austerity-hit people.

Bailout behind it, Ireland and its people still face long slog

19 Feb 2014

DUBLIN Ireland is the first euro zone country to emerge from a bailout brought on by unsustainable debt, but the long slog of cutting back what it owes is only just starting for its 4.6 million austerity-hit people.

Bailout behind it, Ireland and its people still face long slog

19 Feb 2014

DUBLIN Ireland is the first euro zone country to emerge from a bailout brought on by unsustainable debt, but the long slog of cutting back what it owes is only just starting for its 4.6 million austerity-hit people.

Ireland confident banks don't need more capital

12 Feb 2014

DUBLIN Ireland is confident its battered banks will pass European Union stress tests later this year and will not require any extra capital, its Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on Tuesday. | Video

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