An Irish start-up has simply raised $5.3 million (€4.5 million) in financing to supply loans to farmers in Eire and internationally to encourage them to develop hemp to be used in cannabidiol merchandise. Charlie Taylor has the small print.
A €2.5 billion phase of the meals trade that’s bearing the dual strains of Brexit and the pandemic, is to be the topic of ayear-long campaign of support by Bord Bia, the State company for meals exporters. Mark Paul reviews.
Advance bookings for lengthy and brief break holidays in Eire have been at 12 per cent of their regular charge final month, based on the most recent survey by Fáilte Eire on the journey intentions of home holidaymakers. Seán MacCárthaigh reviews.
Irish beer exports fell 17 per cent final 12 months to €254 million, based on a report produced by a brewers foyer group. The trade additionally desires taxpayer assist to assist cowl the price of eliminating out-of-date beer, writes Mark Paul.
Forbes has mentioned an article that described Limerick as “stab metropolis” didn’t meet their editorial requirements. The article, which was revealed on Friday and eliminated shortly afterwards, detailed the “escape” of billionaire brothersPatrick and John Collison from Limerick to Silicon Valley, with the success of their on-line funds firm, Stripe. Sarah Burns reviews.
Builders have gotten “more and more upbeat concerning the prospects for restoration” regardless of the pressure of lockdown, based on an index that tracks sentiment within the sector. Nearly 60 per cent of builders now count on to increase over the subsequent 12 months. Mark Paul reviews.
John FitzPatrick, of the eponymous lodge chain, sees New York regaining some of its mojo.
Danny McCoy define’s why Joe Biden’stax proposals are an opportunuty for Eire.
In her weekly column Pilita Clark wonders why parliaments are such poisonous locations for ladies to work in.
Cliff Taylor joins Ciaran Hancock on our Inside Business podcast to have a look at the most recent set of financial figures displaying Eire’s tax, spending and unemployment within the pandemic-stricken Q1 of 2021. Additionally, Barry O’Halloran examines Ryanair’s passenger numbers within the first quarter and assess the well being of our aviation sector.
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