Michael Noonan, Ireland's finance minister, highlights that foreign direct investment is at an "all-time high" in Ireland at the moment.» Read More
SWORDS, Ireland, Nov 5- When 20 newly built family homes went up for sale in this Dublin commuter belt town in September, queues started three hours before the viewing opened on Saturday morning.
Nov 1- Textbook publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co announced an initial public offering of 18.25 million shares at $14- $16 per share, raising as much as $292 million for the selling shareholders including John Paulson's hedge fund.
Ryan Holmes, CEO of HootSuite, explains that Hootsuite makes the "whole experience of using social more easy" and how the drop in Facebook's usage is not a worry as "social media is here to stay".
Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk says video games have to adapt to new technologies and that monetizing them requires new approaches.
Bruce Aust, executive vice president of Nasdaq, discusses Ireland's strengths in the technology sector from the Dublin Web Summit and why Nasdaq remains and will continue to be "the home of tech".
Following on from ringing the Nasdaq opening bell from Dublin, Enda Kenny, Irish prime minister, comments on the success of the country's technology industry and Ireland's exit from its bailout program in December.
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said Ireland's attractive tax regime was "one element" behind tech giants like Google and Facebook locating there.
*Portugal plans debt swap to ease refinancing burden. LONDON, Oct 23- Portugal aims to replicate Ireland's path out of a bailout with a debt swap later this year, but the likely high cost may sow doubt among investors that it can stand on its own feet.
DUBLIN, Oct 22- At the height of the euro zone's debt crisis in July 2011, Ireland's bailout looked doomed. It was an early sign that Ireland could do what was needed to turn itself around.
Oct 15- Two senior U.S. senators on Tuesday lauded Ireland for its decision to close a loophole used by Apple Inc to shelter over $40 billion from taxation, but stressed questions linger about Dublin's role in corporate tax dodging.
LONDON/ DUBLIN, Oct 15- Ireland said on Tuesday it planned to shut down a much-criticised tax arrangement used by Apple Inc to shelter over $40 billion from taxation- but will leave open an even bigger loophole that means the computer giant is unlikely to pay any more tax.
DUBLIN, Oct 15- Ireland eased back on its austerity programme on Tuesday, giving voters a modest break from six years of pain as it aims to become the first euro zone country to pull out of an international bailout.
*Germany throws cold water on direct aid for banks. LUXEMBOURG, Oct 15- EU finance ministers agreed on Tuesday to give the European Central Bank sweeping supervisory powers in the euro zone but Germany dug in its heels on how to deal with failing banks, the second stage in building a banking union.
*Britain to wave through ECB supervision after EU reassurances. LUXEMBOURG, Oct 15- Britain dropped its objections to granting the European Central Bank sweeping powers of supervision in the euro zone, but EU governments remained divided on Tuesday over how to deal with failing banks ahead of a rapidly approaching December deadline.
CNBC's Carolin Roth and Catherine Boyle discuss whether Dublin is ready to end its dependence on an international bailout ahead of unveiling its 2014 budget later today.
Pascal Donohoe, Ireland's minister of state for European affairs, reaffirms Ireland's commitment to "getting out and staying out" of the bailout program, and says he's seeing the first signs of sustainable private sector job creation.
Olli Rehn, economic and monetary affairs commissioner for the European Union, urges the U.S. to overcome its "fiscal deadlock" and says both Spain and Ireland should end their bailout programs "successfully", very shortly.
*Ireland due to complete bailout in December. DUBLIN, Oct 14- Ireland's construction industry grew in September for the first time since 2007, indicating the bailed out economy may be picking up steam, a survey showed on Monday.
WASHINGTON, Oct 11- The European Commission is in discussions with Spain and Ireland on how to ensure a smooth exit from their bailouts in the next months, but both may succeed without any special arrangements, EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn said.
BRUSSELS, Oct 8- Neither Spain nor Ireland are likely to seek more financial aid when current programmes of EU and IMF support end this year because Spain does not want to and Ireland is already funded for 2014, a senior EU official said on Tuesday. "Ireland is not in need of financing in the near or medium-term.