But turnover soared last year at the Waterford-based Arrow Group, which owns the Dawn brand.
EasyHotel is splashing out €18 million to get a foothold in Ireland.
One facility in Ballybrack has already been closed following an enforcement notice.
Consumption of beer continues to decline, while exports were also down last year.
The business group thinks the ‘rainy day’ fund will make little difference in the event of a crisis.
Covanta could seek to change its licence so it can burn another 90,000 tonnes of waste.
After revamping some of its biggest stores, the retailer was planning to overhaul its Sandyford supermarket.
The Caldwells’ Tallaght outlet is one of the pizza chain’s busiest stores worldwide.
Neueda Technologies plans to create 200 new high-tech jobs in the midlands town.
The Independent Brewing Company of Ireland was set up in 2012.
An Bord Pleanála previously ruled against one of the retailer’s Dublin shops.
Former TD Paul Gogarty said the plans aren’t sustainable due to the area’s lack of transport.
The Dublin-based games industry giant has already agreed to put £300,000 into one UK outfit.
The nine-storey Abbey Street development will operate under the Motel One brand.
Noel Creedon’s iNua Hospitality plans to add more properties to its network of seven hotels.
A recent Reuters report showed that podcasts are much more popular in Ireland than most EU states.
Over 100 objections have been made to the ads watchdog about social media stars and bloggers.
Virgin Media Television has secured the rights for a number of sports tournaments in recent years.
A new Savills report also ranked the Irish capital as one of the most inclusive cities in Europe.
Cork is leading the way with 10 facilities based in the region.