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Strong economic growth and jobs forecasted

Irish business group Ibec has forecast economic growth for the next two years, and more jobs for the economy. In its latest Quarterly Economic Outlook the business organisation predicted growth rates of 4.2% for 2017 and 3.2% in 2018 for the Irish economy. The group said a strong labour market, in particular, will underpin buoyancy in the domestic economy, while ...

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Applegreen acquires UK sites in £21M deal

Applegreen’s addiction to acquisitions continues unabated as the forecourt retail company announced it has bought seven sites from a high-profile network in England. The Irish forecourt brand said the sites were acquired from the Carsley Group. It consists of six service areas and one petrol filling station. The service area sites are predominantly located on the major arterial route of ...

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Ireland should beat UK to ban of diesel and petrol cars

Ireland should go a step further than the UK, pledging to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2035, according to a Fine Gael TD. Dublin North-West representative Noel Rock said Ireland should “aim higher” after the UK Government outlined anti-pollution plans that will outlaw fossil fuel only cars and vans by 2040. Deputy Rock also urged the Irish ...

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Ireland should beat UK to ban of diesel and petrol cars

Ireland should go a step further than the UK, pledging to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2035, according to a Fine Gael TD. Dublin North-West representative Noel Rock said Ireland should “aim higher” after the UK Government outlined anti-pollution plans that will outlaw fossil fuel only cars and vans by 2040. Deputy Rock also urged the Irish ...

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Early Bird extended to August 8!

Due to the unprecedented demand, a special Early Bird rate to attend Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit is now available until August 8. The move provides an extra week for those wishing to take advantage of the sensational Early Bird offer, giving you access to Ireland’s most exciting retail conference and trade exhibition at an incredible price. Huge numbers of the ...

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Suresite announces support of Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit and forecourt awards

  Suresite has confirmed its involvement in Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit and 2017 Awards, which will culminate with a gala awards evening at The Clayton Hotel in Dublin on 6 September. An Ireland and UK leader in compliance and risk management, wetstock management and card services to the fuel and convenience industry, Suresite will be exhibiting at the Summit and ...

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