Desmond set to make bid for Eircom - Dermot Desmond through his company IIU may be set to make a bid for Eircom. The story is revealed in this morning's edition of Business and Finance magazine. Vincent Wall, who wrote the story, explains the background.

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Online recruitment drive doing well - Irishjobs.ie, a company which specialises in job recruitment via the internet, has just released its audited figures for January. Its chief executive, Maria Mahon, says that the company is doing well.

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