Central Bank of Ireland carried out review
07.03.2014 Jean-Claude Juncker has been selected as the European People’s Party (EPP) candidate for president of the European Commission.
05.03.2014 The number of people on the Live Register fell by 2,500 in February 2014, bringing the seasonally adjusted total to 398,300, according to CSO figures released today.
Central Bank of Ireland carried out review
The Georgian building is 291 years old
Father and son Michael and Colman Keohane set up the company in 2010
It's expected to support 200 construction-related jobs over five years
Figures released ahead of International Women's Day on 8 March
07.03.2014 European Parliament elections are in May.
07.03.2014 It takes place on 17 May in Dublin.
07.03.2014 CEO Tony Staunton received €10,000.
04.03.2014 It was presented to Tourism Ireland.
Engineering company Suretank’s new corporate centre in Dunleer, Co Louth has been officially opened, representing a multi million euro investment.
Ken Norgrove has been appointed CEO of RSA Insurance Ireland.
The winners of the 2014 BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp, an intensive four-day commercialisation skills programme held at NovaUCD, have been announced.
Global investments company BNY Mellon has launched its community partnership programme for 2014 in Ireland with a €14,500 donation to local charity Cork Penny Dinners.
MicksGarage.com has announced a sponsorship deal with Árón Smith who will race with Team BMR in the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.
Jean-Claude Juncker has been selected as the European People’s Party (EPP) candidate for president of the European Commission.
Tesco is the most popular store among Dubliners for doing a ‘main weekly shop’, followed by Dunnes Stores and Aldi, according to PML Group’s latest Focus series piece of research, which took an in-depth look at the supermarket sector.
Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has confirmed that it has been granted leave by the High Court to seek an injunction against Siptu directing the union to withdraw its notice of planned industrial action at Dublin and Cork Airports on Friday, 14 March.
Motoring solutions specialist Easytrip has developed the Easytrip SOS App, a special breakdown assistance application for smartphones that can mobilise help anywhere a motorist is stranded.
Make-A-Wish, the charity that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions, has announced that Imelda May will perform at its Charity Crystal Ball in association with Newbridge Silverware, which takes place on Saturday, 17 May 2014 at the Double Tree Hilton in Dublin 4.
After carrying out a review into the sale of payment protection insurance (PPI) by 11 credit institutions, the Central Bank of Ireland said today that €67.4m is being refunded to around 77,000 policyholders sold the cover since the beginning of July 2007.
Dell has announced the launch of the Latitude 13 Education Series laptop, Dell Mobile Computing Cart and Dell Interactive Projector S520.
The European People’s Party (EPP) is currently in the process of selecting its preferred candidate for European Commission president to take over from Jose Manuel Barroso after May’s European Parliament elections.
Loreto Abbey in Rathfarnham in Dublin has been sold to the Department of Education.
A new HMV store is to open on Grafton Street in Dublin in the former A Wear premises.
CEO of Propertygate Tony Staunton received €10,000 as the winner of the 2014 PwC/Dockland’s Innovation Awards held at the Docklands Innovation Park Enterprise Awards last night (6 March).
Cork-based family-run business Keohane Seafoods was announced as the overall SFA National Small Business Award 2014 winner last night, 6 March.
Dublin Port Company has lodged a planning application with An Bord Pleanála for a €200m redevelopment project which is expected to support 200 construction-related jobs over five years and a further 320 jobs being created up to 2040.
John Riordan, who has been finance director of Ardagh Group since 1999, has been appointed president of Ardagh Glass North America.
The number of female company directors in Ireland has more grown by over 53,000 in the last 10 years.
Nearly half (45pc) of business owners and senior managers in Ireland expect to hire more working mothers in the next two years, according to a survey by Regus – up from 34pc when businesses were asked the same question in 2011.
Greater income inequality, higher levels of insecure work and the emergence of a ‘two-tier’ workforce pose a serious problem for female workers, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) 2014 Women’s Conference has been told.
It is one month since the new generic top level domains (GTLDs) became available on the open market and according to Register365, trends of the most and least popular choices that reflect the change in Ireland’s economy and industries are already emerging.
The Ronald McDonald House today welcomed award-winning Chapter One chef Ross Lewis and former Munster and Ireland rugby star Alan Quinlan to cook lunch for residents.
Irish company Instant Opinion’s QnA product, which offers a private and secure way to capture event interaction in real-time, has gone international with contracts secured for the Canadian government, the NUI Maynooth Innovation Value Institute (IVI) Spring Summit in New York and the forthcoming International Confederation of Private Employment Agencies (CIETT) World Employment Conference in Brussels.
Mark Redmond has officially taken up the job of chief executive of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, the representative body for US multinational companies in the country.
Cathal Treacy has been appointed as the new president of Limerick Chamber.
A documentary series is to be aired across the US featuring Dundalk-based firm Health and Sports Technologies (HST) and its software-as-a-service product Metrifit, which collects and analyses data with the aim of improving performance in sport.
Centra has signed a €3.5m deal with Bewley’s to supply Centra’s full roast 100pc Fairtrade certified coffee, which will see over 25,000 cups of Fairtrade coffee sold in Centra stores each day.
An Italian publisher has launched a weekly fan magazine devoted exclusively to Pope Francis.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK has ordered Paddy Power to withdraw its ad that offered odds on the trial of Oscar Pistorius for murdering his girlfriend.
Dublin-based mobile marketing and mobile products company Zamano has reported revenues of €16m in 2013, down 16.5pc on the previous year.
Irish Continental Group (ICG) has reported a 3.4pc increase in revenue for the year ended 31 December 2013 to €264.7m.
Ryanair said today that it had 4.5 million customers in February 2014, up 7pc over 300,000 on the same month in 2013.
The sale of the Anner Hotel in Thurles has been agreed after a competitive tendering process.
Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) chief executive Tracey Cooper is stepping down after seven and a half years in her current role.
Origin Enterprises has increased its full year EPS guidance by 3pc, despite reporting an 8.8pc drop in revenue in its agri-services division in the six months ending 31 January 2014.
The world’s first CEO whistleblower Michael Woodford, former global CEO of Olympus, will be addressing the topic of ‘ethical capitalism’ at the European Insurance Forum (EIF) 2014, which is being held in Dublin in May.
A new high-level stakeholder body to boost the development of Cork Airport has held its inaugural meeting.
The number of people on the Live Register fell by 2,500 in February 2014, bringing the seasonally adjusted total to 398,300, according to CSO figures released today.
Business activity at Irish services companies has grown in each of the last 19 months, according to the latest Investec monthly Services Purchasing Managers’ Index, which also indicates that companies are at their most optimistic in 10 years.
Barry’s Tea has renewed its sponsorship of the food market at this year’s Cork St Patrick’s Festival.
Al Mana Lifestyle, parent company of Apple reseller in Ireland iConnect has acquired Cork-based Apple sales and services provider Stream Solutions in a deal worth around €1m.
The Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (Iapi) is celebrating the winner of the Iapi Doyenne Award, a new initiative from the organisation, supported by the Sunday Business Post, to find the ‘women of tomorrow’ who are making a difference and who have the potential to become an industry leader in the future.
Irish print management company Digicom has secured a deal estimated to be worth €200,000 over five years to implement a new service for professional services firm Mazars.
Food and support services company Compass Group Ireland is creating 22 jobs further to winning a nine-year contract with the Mater Hospital.
Aramark Ireland is partnering with Grow It Yourself (GIY), the not-for-profit organisation dedicated to inspiring people to grow their own food, to launch this year’s Celebrate Irish Food campaign.
Tourism Ireland has announced a parade with a difference to celebrate St Patrick’s Day this year – a virtual or online parade on its international website Ireland.com.
American tech company VCE plans to create up to 150 new research and development (R&D) jobs over the next two years at its international headquarters in Cork.
Leinster Rugby has appointed Marcus Ó Buachalla as its new communications and media manager, taking over from Peter Breen.
26.12.2013 Gabriel D’Arcy is CEO of Bord na Móna. He has been a member of the IoD since 2008 and was recently named its ‘Outstanding Chartered Director’
30.12.2013 While John Fitzpatrick’s name is synonymous with the hotel business, he has a variety of philanthropic interests outside of it and is soon to become chairman of The Ireland Fund. He talks to Grainne Rothery
30.12.2013 Culture, gender traits and work life balance requirements continue to be factors affecting women climbing the corporate ladder, writes is founder and managing director of O’Leary PR Mari O’Leary.
31.12.2013 Dublin-based start-up Viddyad aims to be “the Seagate not the Dell” in the world of video ad creation, licensing its disruptive technology out to larger companies around the world, according to founder Grainne Barron.
27.12.2013 The growth strategy adopted by this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year, founder and chairman of Suretank Group Patrick Joy, has been as watertight as the tanks manufactured by his company since it first started out in a rented premises in Dundalk, Co Louth in 1995.