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Thursday 18 October 2018

What it says in the papers – business pages

Here's a look at what it says in the business pages of today's newspapers:

Irish Independent

  • The millionaire Fallon brothers have shared a further €1.17 dividend windfall with other shareholders at their daft.ie firm.
  • A liquidator has been appointed to Brendan Investments Property Management, a company that was set up to manage Brendan Investments Pan European Property.
  • The four-star boutique hotel in Dublin co-owned by Bono and The Edge recorded profits of €500,000 last year.
  • Shower enclosures company Merlyn Industries, has been sold to UK-based Norcros for £60m (€68m).

Irish Times

  • An Irish aircraft maintenance specialist, Dublin Aerospace, is to create 150 new jobs at its Dublin base.
  • The Government’s finances are back on track with the latest exchequer returns showing tax receipts ahead of target for the first time this year.
  • Finance union chief, Larry Broderick is to retire after 32 years fighting automation.
  • Republicans have set out plans to overhaul the US tax system radically, as they attempt to secure a first major legislative victory for Donald Trump.

Irish Examiner

  • The Government should consider funding an SSIA-type mortgage savings scheme to help young and low-income buyers get on the property ladder, says the Housing Finance Agency says.
  • The National Broadband Plan is at least 10 to 12 years away from completion, given all the obstacles that must be overcome to implement it, a broadband expert has warned.

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