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NCPC: Ireland’s ‘macroeconomic fundamentals’ are strong

The National Competitiveness and Productivity Council has said that overall, the country’s “macroeconomic fundamentals” are strong. In its Competitiveness Scorecard report, published every three years, the Council found that Ireland scores well on education and skills, but comparatively worse when it comes to transport and housing. Ireland has the second highest share of workers with […]

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CEO and CFO of IRES narrowly re-elected by shareholders in AGM vote

Shareholders of embattled property company, I-RES REIT, have narrowly backed the re-election of the firm’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer to the board at today’s annual general meeting (AGM). CEO Margaret Sweeney received support from 61.5% of those shareholders who either voted for or against the resolution proposing her reappointment to the board. […]