What it says in the papers – business pages
Here's a look at what it says in the business papers of today's newspapers:
- The IDA is on the hunt for sites to accommodate more large Apple and Amazon-style data centres across the country.
- The directors of a well known Galway hotel have identified 'social media' as one of the challenges facing the business.
- Starling Bank, a UK-based financial startup headed by former AIB executive Anne Boden is targeting Ireland as its first cross-border market.
- Taxpayers in Italy face €17bn bank bailout bill as the country begins the winding up two failed regional banks.
- High childcare fees and the cost of sending children to college mean there has been no recovery for one million adults.
- A new airline that has been selling tickets for flights to Britain from the Republic has yet to apply for a licence to do so from the aviation regulator.
- The International Monetary Fund has said that there is no evidence of another housing bubble forming in the Irish economy.
- Businessman and former Libertas political campaigner Declan Ganley is abandoning a €2m plan to redevelop his local pub.
- An Applegreen dealer, who has been fighting a long-running legal battle with the service station chain, has claimed that his agreement with the chain is not legal.
- VW Volkswagen last week waived its right to appeal over ‘Dieselgate’ court decision in Germany.
- A plan is needed for two IDA-owned sites in Cork — one lying idle in Fermoy since 2002 and another in Kilbarry that is “underutilised for years and growing grass”.
- A family of famous confectioners sweets has lost an appeal over whether there were rights-of-way over their former factory lands in Co Donegal.