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IRFU strongly in favour of South African teams joining expanded Pro16
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IRFU strongly in favour of South African teams joining expanded Pro16

Nov 30th 2020, 3:17 PM 8,842 Views 20 Comments

The union is keen to see the Pro14 become a more competitive proposition.

Ireland's growth is under 'serious and imminent threat'
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Ireland's growth is under 'serious and imminent threat'

Jul 20th 2017, 10:39 AM 26,148 Views 86 Comments

Ireland’s Competitiveness Scorecard for 2017 found that strong economic performance in recent years is masking the country’s vulnerability.

Barca great Ronaldinho - I never lacked competitiveness
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Barca great Ronaldinho - I never lacked competitiveness

Oct 12th 2016, 1:39 PM 5,197 Views 6 Comments

He has earned a reputation as a flamboyant party boy, but the Brazilian defended his record in football.

FactCheck: Does Ireland really lead the world for skilled labour?
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FactCheck: Does Ireland really lead the world for skilled labour?

Oct 2nd 2016, 8:00 PM 26,507 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach made an interesting claim in the Dáil this week. Is it true?

Ireland's John Lacey sent Wayne Barnes flying during this referee training session
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Ireland's John Lacey sent Wayne Barnes flying during this referee training session

Sep 30th 2015, 12:24 PM 11,349 Views 10 Comments

The former Munster player got a little too competitive.

Ireland could have fewer jobs next year unless urgent action is taken
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Ireland could have fewer jobs next year unless urgent action is taken

Jul 31st 2015, 6:02 AM 12,901 Views 33 Comments

While there have has been big growth, there is still plenty to worry about.

Opinion: Are women less competitive than men?
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Opinion: Are women less competitive than men?

Oct 11th 2014, 12:00 PM 93 Views 54 Comments

On average, women are less confident about competing than their male counterparts. Why?

Ireland among Europe's elite when it comes to competitiveness
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Ireland among Europe's elite when it comes to competitiveness

Sep 11th 2014, 9:36 PM 6,668 Views 23 Comments

A new report by the European Commission has placed Ireland alongside Netherlands, Germany and Denmark for industrial competitiveness.

Why Ireland is a bit like Padraig Harrington when it comes to being competitive
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# In The Rough

Why Ireland is a bit like Padraig Harrington when it comes to being competitive

Aug 31st 2014, 8:45 AM 13,041 Views 23 Comments

In the run-up to Budget 2015, Dr Daragh McGreal looks at why Ireland has lost its competitive edge.

'Van Gaal in for a surprise in the Premier League,' says Rodgers
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# Rivalry

'Van Gaal in for a surprise in the Premier League,' says Rodgers

Aug 6th 2014, 9:57 AM 6,023 Views 46 Comments

The Liverpool boss believes the Dutchman won’t have experienced competitiveness like the English top flight before.

Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump
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Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump

Jul 31st 2014, 5:56 PM 6,582 Views 26 Comments

Slow global sales of smartphones and tablets and rising marketing costs to shift stock were some of the factors Samsung cited as its net profit fell by nearly 20% in the second quarter.

Irish competitiveness on the slide, warns council
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Irish competitiveness on the slide, warns council

Jul 17th 2014, 11:03 AM 5,049 Views 24 Comments

We’re at risk of losing many of the gains made in recent years, the competitiveness watchdog has said.

Column: Don't believe the hype – the Irish economy remains a high cost one
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Column: Don't believe the hype – the Irish economy remains a high cost one

Apr 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 14 Views 8 Comments

As business costs begin to rise again, we need to remember that nobody owes us a living, writes Aaron McKenna.

Is it too expensive to do business in Ireland?
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Is it too expensive to do business in Ireland?

Apr 2nd 2014, 4:18 PM 8,561 Views 31 Comments

Cost savings are temporary without reform, IBEC says.

EU puts further pressure on Google to address antitrust concerns
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EU puts further pressure on Google to address antitrust concerns

Jan 15th 2014, 3:40 PM 3,985 Views 5 Comments

The EU’s Competition Commissioner told reporters in Brussels that Google’s next proposal is its “last opportunity” to address these concerns, or else further action will be taken.

Kenny to talk tax with European Council
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Kenny to talk tax with European Council

May 22nd 2013, 7:56 AM 3,815 Views 41 Comments

He will speak about how best to tackle tax evasion and fraud during the meeting in Brussels.

Ireland one of the top 20 most competitive holiday spots in world
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Ireland one of the top 20 most competitive holiday spots in world

Mar 7th 2013, 11:58 AM 10,592 Views 33 Comments

We fell out of the top 20 in the World Tourism and Travel Competitiveness Index two years ago – now we’re back at no. 19.

Commission: Legal services are still too expensive in Ireland
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Commission: Legal services are still too expensive in Ireland

Jan 12th 2013, 8:30 AM 6,417 Views 39 Comments

Ireland’s bailout partners also want a more efficient judicial system.

Column: Irish labour costs making us uncompetitive? Hardly.
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Column: Irish labour costs making us uncompetitive? Hardly.

Oct 18th 2012, 7:00 AM 245 Views 52 Comments

We’re told that wages need to be cut for Ireland to compete internationally – but the figures don’t bear this out, writes Jimmy Kelly of Unite.

You wait forever for some good economic news...
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You wait forever for some good economic news...

Nov 9th 2010, 10:08 AM 29 Views 0 Comments

.. and then along comes 18 good headlines (and 1,200 jobs) all at once.

Employer says five-year pay freeze needed
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# That's Cold

Employer says five-year pay freeze needed

Sep 10th 2010, 3:51 PM 420 Views 0 Comments

But SIPTU says no.