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Hotel owners upbeat about prospects

Hotel owners upbeat about prospects

Irish hoteliers are more optimistic about the outlook for the tourism sector, with 51 per cent of respondents to an industry survey pointing to a positive outlook for trading conditions. Despite this more positive outlook however, almost three quarters (71%) of hoteliers remain concerned about…
Construction activity continues to fall

Construction activity continues to fall

Another fall in new orders contributed to a sharp fall in Irish construction activity in October, while business sentiment in the sector was the lowest in nearly two years The latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers index posted 42.6 last month, up from 41.9 in…