World’s technology leaders will descend on Dublin on 4 November
20.10.2014 Thirty-two Irish companies are travelling to Turkey today to begin a four-day Enterprise Ireland trade mission, which is being led by Minister for Business and Employment, Ged...
20.10.2014 Five new world-class SFI research centres are to be set up with Government and industry funding of €245m over the next six years.
World’s technology leaders will descend on Dublin on 4 November
Milestone figure has been reached a Co Clare visitor attraction
Final decision to be made before Christmas
This is a 10pc increase in capacity over last year
Index was compiled and issued by Link2Plans
20.10.2014 An Taoiseach launched Erris Enterprise Week.
20.10.2014 It's for training bar owners and staff in Ireland.
20.10.2014 General sales manager for Swizzels shares his insights.
20.10.2014 It is worth a total of €1.2m.
20.10.2014 It's being led by Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash.
Renewable energy technology company Airsynergy said today that it is will open its last round of funding before changing its corporate status from a private limited company to a plc.
The Nasdaq opening bell is set to be rung live from Dublin on the first day of this year’s Web Summit in two weeks time.
AIB and Frontline Ventures have launched the AIB Discovery Programme, which will provide 20 high-potential startup founders with up to €100,000 each.
An app developed in Ireland being described as ‘a Facebook for carers’ is one of the 16 finalists in the TechCrunch Disrupt Europe Startup Battlefield event taking place in London this week.
Around 4,000 one-to-one meetings between Irish tourism businesses and 45 US travel buyers are taking place today at a Fáilte Ireland event in Co Clare today, 21 October.
Three-year old data management company Asystec is to invest over €2m in innovation labs in Limerick, Cork, Dublin and Belfast to support its growth.
The Westbury Hotel is celebrating 30 years this month.
Pop act Jedward will make a special appearance in Castlebar next Saturday, 25 October at the official opening of the new dual-branded Xtra-vision HMV store at Hopkins Road.
Donegal-based medical diagnostics company Randox Teoranta has announced a planned €25m investment over the next five to six years that it said has the potential to increase its employment numbers from 66 at the moment to 540 by 2020.
The Avalon Group has released three new spirits at the 30th annual Duty Free & Travel Retail Global Summit in Cannes, France.
TripAdvisor has announced a coding challenge to Ireland’s developer community ahead of next month’s Web Summit, when the world’s technology leaders will descend on Dublin.
The one millionth visitor to the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience in 2014 has been recorded, marking the first time that the milestone figure has been reached at the Co Clare visitor attraction.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny was in Belmullet, Co Mayo today to launch Shell’s 2014 Erris Enterprise Week, which provides support and advice to local enterprises and new start-up businesses in Erris and the wider Mayo business community through a series of daily seminars and workshops.
The Arts Council has published the full list of nominees for the Laureate for Irish Fiction.
The Responsible Serving of Alcohol (RSA) has launched a new initiative for training bar owners and staff in Ireland.
Ulster Bank has been announced as the new sponsor of RTÉ Radio 1’s Drivetime programme.
Thirty-two Irish companies are travelling to Turkey today to begin a four-day Enterprise Ireland trade mission, which is being led by Minister for Business and Employment, Ged Nash.
SuperValu has announced new deals with three Irish spirits suppliers worth a total of €1.2m.
Dublin Airport will have 950,000 extra seats available across its route network this winter, a 10pc increase in capacity over last year.
Simon Demery is the general sales manager for Swizzels in Ireland where he is responsible for all aspects of the business with particular focus on the sales and marketing function in Ireland. He works closely with agents and customers to plan at least six to eight months in advance for key sales periods such as Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s Day and key summer activity.
Five new world-class SFI research centres are to be set up with Government and industry funding of €245m over the next six years.
The National Housing Construction Index compiled and issued by Link2Plans has shown that growth in the residential sector remains strong, with increases in both the number of new planning applications and project commencements continuing the upward trend for the first eight months of 2014.
A total of 42 nations will kick off the competition for the men’s Homeless World Cup with 12 women’s teams competing for the women’s Homeless World Cup and 57 teams in total taking part in approximately 350 fast paced street soccer matches over the week long tournament in Santiago from Sunday, 19 October through to the finals on Sunday, 26 October.
Ireland’s first degree in audiology, offered by Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT), is on a par with the standards of similar UK and other international programmes, according to a report.
Over 300 of Ireland’s leading CEOs are expected to attend this year’s CEO Forum, which is taking place in Dublin Castle on 26 November with the central theme of ‘Internationalisation – rising to the challenges’.
The volume of shares traded on the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) stood at a record high at the end of the third quarter of 2014, according to new statistics published by the ISE.
The first ever Doolin Harley Festival in Co Clare involving 200 Harley Davidson owners from across Ireland, the UK and the US, has raised €37,589 for local cancer charities.
Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys has launched The All Island Schools Choir Competition which aims to encourage the tradition of choral music in second-level schools around the country.
An Post has issued four stamps celebrating the most recognisable game icons in modern international culture – Mario Nintendo, Sonic the Hedgehog, Pac Man and Space Invaders.
Karl Donnelly is senior sponsorship manager in Heineken.
Dublin radio station Sunshine 106.8 has launched a new look and feel for its branding following the signing of ten-year broadcasting contract in September with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.
Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has announced it has added extra capacity on its Dublin to Glasgow route to cater for Irish supporters travelling to Scotland for the European Championship qualifier game on 14 November.
Odeon has announced the launch of Screen Unseen, its new series of exclusive, specially priced advance screenings.
The Cork Counselling Centre is hosting a Halloween Fancy Dress Party in Cork City Gaol on Friday, 31 October to support the work of the centre.
Newry-based software provider First Derivatives has acquired a further 46.47pc stake in Californian big data vendor Kx Systems for £36m, increasing its holding to 65.2pc.
Research collaborations between Irish SMEs and higher education institutions (HEIs) have secured over €9.1m from the Horizon 2020 EU research and innovation programme.
The Shine A Light Night Sleep-Out for Focus Ireland takes place tonight when business and community leaders will swop their beds for a cardboard roll-out to raise much needed funds for those without a permanent roof over their heads.
For children growing up, computer coding is now widely considered by the public to be just as important as maths, science and languages – including Irish, according to research commissioned by UPC Ireland.
Dublin tech company Restored Hearing has been chosen to participate at the Kairos Global Summit in the US this month as a Kairos 50 (K50) company.
With an executive career of 37 years at Unilever, Niall FitzGerald has assumed the chair of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School Advisory Board as of this month.
As the 2014 Web Summit in Dublin approaches, The Open University has taken a look through the advice and recommendations provided by previous attendees – including investors, start-ups, and journalists – to provide a list of tips from personal experience to help start-ups stand out from the crowd.
Eleven tour operators from China have been visiting various attractions around Ireland in advance of a business to business workshop with Irish tourism enterprises in Dublin today, 16 October.
Bespoke street art by ‘artivist’ Will St Leger in Dublin’s City Centre is part of a multimedia campaign by coffee brand Kenco to raise awareness of its ‘Coffee vs Gangs’ initiative.
Terminalfour has announced the completion of a €1.4m investment in its higher education digital engagement platform.
Dubliner Cheese is unveiling a new look across its award-winning range of cheese, which includes Dubliner Original, Vintage and Lighter – and the new packs will be hitting shelves all over Ireland in the coming weeks.
Up to 4,000 candidates are expected at Jobjunction, a new jobs fair hosted by Irish recruitment website Jobs.ie.
The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has issued a statement after meeting with the HSE to discuss the HSE’s contingency plans in the event of an Ebola case in Ireland.
Irish retailers can expect a boost in sales this year as consumers continue to embrace Halloween as a major festival, according to new research commissioned by ecommerce partner Webloyalty.
DublinTown, the collective of 2,500 businesses in Dublin city centre, has launched a new Group Waste Scheme for city centre businesses, promising to cut waste collection charges by up to 20pc, while offering businesses greater control over their waste management service.
Aldi has opened a new store in Glanmire, Co Cork, bringing the total number of Aldi stores in Ireland to 112 and creating 20 new jobs.
25.08.2014 Having a sustainability plan and Origin Green charter has been the key driver in Dawn Meats achieving a 90pc reduction in thermal energy consumption on one of its major sites and a 50pc reduction on other sites between 2012 and 2013.
22.08.2014 Lean thinking, customer development frameworks and business model innovation are transforming how new products are built and how growth strategies are developed, writes Mary Cronin.
21.08.2014 In the first of a new series on corporate governance, we consider the role of the non-executive director.
19.08.2014 Roddy Doyle’s The Barrytown Trilogy has been selected as the Dublin: One City One Book for 2015.