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Tag: Dublin Ireland

  • Sunday, August 26th 2018 - 02:51 UTC

    Pope Francis in Ireland pledges to end the repugnant sexual exploitation of children

    In the first papal visit to Ireland in almost four decades, Francis said it was to the Church’s shame it had not addressed these “crimes”

    Pope Francis vowed on Saturday to end the “repugnant” sexual exploitation of children by Catholic clergy as he made a highly-charged visit to once devout Ireland where years of reported abuse have driven many Irish away from the Church.

  • Tuesday, August 1st 2017 - 18:39 UTC

    EU Banking and Medicine authorities moving out of UK

    The Irish government is marketing Dublin, with a brochure that highlights the city's business culture as well as “beaches and mountains on its doorstep”.

    An estimated twenty European Union countries are expected to submit bids to provide a new home for two agencies that will be relocated from the UK after Brexit. The European Banking Authority (EBA) and European Medicines Agency (EMA), based in Canary Wharf in London, employ just over 1,000 staff between them.

  • Sunday, July 23rd 2017 - 12:23 UTC

    Bank of America moves European operations to “natural location” Dublin

    In a statement, Moynihan called Dublin the “natural location” for consolidating the bank’s legal entities, noting Bank of America already has an Irish-domiciled bank.

    The Bank of America announced Friday that Dublin will be the new base for its European Union operations following Britain’s decision last year to split from the EU. Brian Moynihan, CEO of the Charlotte-based bank, made the announcement during a trip to the Irish capital city. It becomes the latest large U.S. bank in recent weeks to disclose plans for continuing to serve clients in EU countries following the so-called Brexit vote in 2016.

  • Tuesday, May 16th 2017 - 07:32 UTC

    JP Morgan buys new office building in Dublin which can accommodate 1.000 staff

    “Given the momentum of our local businesses, this new building gives us room to grow and some flexibility within the EU” said Carin Bryans from JP Morgan

    JP Morgan, the US investment bank, has bought a new office building in Dublin that can accommodate up to 1,000 staff. The bank said the purchase reflected its thriving existing business in Dublin, where it employs 500 staff, however the new office may provide space for hundreds of JP Morgan workers that it plans to relocate from London following the Brexit decision.