Event is run by Concern and Women’s Aid
19.08.2014 Permanent TSB has reported a 62pc drop in operating losses before exceptional items to €171m for the six months to 30 June 2014.
14.08.2014 MBNA has informed its employees in Carrick-on-Shannon of proposals to close its call centre and support operation there by end of November 2014.
Event is run by Concern and Women’s Aid
Peter Lynch is to step down as chairman
This is under Section 71 of the Broadcasting Act
It is part of wider focus by company on empowering girls and women
It's been arranged by Barclays Ireland
20.08.2014 Total group EBITA of €129.5m was up 10.3pc.
20.08.2014 He takes up role next month.
20.08.2014 It returns to RTÉ One on Saturday, 30 August 2014.
20.08.2014 The UK utility has 5.6 million customers.
19.08.2014 The quarterly iShip Index has been published.
At least a fifth of Irish SMEs have direct exposure to property debt, according to a new report from the Central Bank.
For the first time in its history Heineken is the now the No 1 lager brand in Ireland with the company’s portfolio retaining a 28pc share of the Irish beer market.
Continental Tyres is to become a partner of women’s football in Ireland further a deal secured with and the Football Association of Ireland (FAI).
While no new austerity measures are needed to hit the 3pc deficit target in 2015, the Government has an opportunity to use October’s Budget for growth enhancing measures, according to Goodbody, which issued a quarterly economic update today.
Minister for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan has congratulated Maria Walsh, the Philadelphia Rose, on being crowned the 2014 Rose of Tralee.
Tourism Ireland has invited six journalists from Brazil to Ireland to experience the likes of Kylemore Abbey, Killbeggan Distillery and the Little Museum of Dublin with the aim of luring Brazilian tourists here.
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has appointed Glen Dimplex company Dimpco as official distributor for the company’s Oral B and Braun products in electrical trade channels in Ireland.
Ryanair has announced the appointment of John Hurley as its chief technology officer.
A new season of Europe’s longest running TV game show, the National Lottery’s Winning Streak, returns to RTÉ One on Saturday, 30 August 2014, presented by Sinead Kennedy and Marty Whelan.
Rob Kearney has launched the ‘Walk a mile in her shoes’ campaign, which is an event run by Concern and Women’s Aid inviting men to walk a mile in women’s high heels on 13 September in Dublin, Cork or Galway to raise funds and awareness for the prevention of violence against women at home and abroad.
Mincon Group plc said today that its chairman Peter Lynch is to step down as chairman at the end of this week to take up an executive role in the company.
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has announced that it will enter into negotiations for a television content provision contract under Section 71 of the Broadcasting Act with Teilifís Mhaigh Eo Teoranta.
Intel Ireland has launched its 2014 women in technology scholarship programme.
Climote has signed a deal with Scottish Power that will see its home heating technology being offered to the UK utility’s 5.6 million customers.
Irish engineering company Mincon Group plc has announced three new overseas acquisitions for a total consideration of €8.7m. The company also announced a 15pc revenue drop in the first half of 2014.
Glanbia has reported first half total group revenue of €1,797.6m, up 10.7pc on a constant currency basis. Total group EBITA of €129.5m was up 10.3pc.
Property investment company Green REIT Plc has exchanged contracts to buy an office building at 13-17 Dawson Street in Dublin 2 for €23m.
Irish Residential Properties REIT plc has entered into a two year €130 million credit facility arranged by Barclays Ireland PLC, secured against the company's assets.
Song of the Sea’, the new animated feature film from Kilkenny-based studio Cartoon Saloon, and ‘Miss Julie’ starring Colin Farrell and Jessica Chastain, will both have their world premieres at the internationally renowned Toronto International Film Festival next month.
Female managers aged 40 or more in the UK earn 35pc less than their male counterparts, according to new research published by the CMI (Chartered Management Institute).
Brehon Capital Partners and Midwest Holding have bought Killashee House Hotel in Kildare for €13m.
The secretary general at the Department of Health, Dr Ambrose McLoughlin, is moving to a new role supporting the implementation of the Government’s Healthy Ireland.
Pat Kenny is to join the UTV Ireland presenting team.
Organisers of the Blog Awards Ireland 2014 have released an interactive map of Ireland depicting the counties that received most nominations in the 2014 awards.
Irish genetics company IdentiGen has patented a new chemistry-based technology that it said can cut the labour cost of DNA testing by 60pc.
The top ranked item influencing overseas visitors to come to Ireland was the experience of the Irish pub (80pc), according to a new report by Tony Foley, economist, DCU Business School.
Irish shipping and port activity rose by 2pc in the second quarter of 2014 when compared to the corresponding period of 2013, according to the latest quarterly iShip Index published today by the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO).
Roddy Doyle’s The Barrytown Trilogy has been selected as the Dublin: One City One Book for 2015.
Bitbuzz has announced that revenue for first half of 2014 increased by 11pc year-on-year to €1,102,153.
Building materials group CRH chief executive Albert Manifold said he expects second-half earnings to be somewhat ahead of last year when they reached €1.08bn.
Irish exploration company PetroNeft is returning to drilling for oil and gas with a US$45m campaign focused on Russia.
Telecoms company Viatel is to invest €125m over the coming year in a major expansion, including a stream of acquisitions supported by new funding partner Proventus Capital Partners.
The ‘Cork innovates’ initiative has launched a €30,000 bursary for start-ups and businesses in the region.
Permanent TSB has reported a 62pc drop in operating losses before exceptional items to €171m for the six months to 30 June 2014.
Global chief marketer confidence is at an all-time high, according to the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council’s latest State of Marketing report.
With the demand for student accommodation rising and with a shortage in private rented accommodations suitable for students, the Rent-A-Room relief scheme offers homeowners the possibilities of earning a tax free income.
Limerick-based data management solutions company Asystec has announced it is to exclusively sponsor Ireland open water swimmer Chris Bryan.
Prem Group is opening a new set of Premier Suites luxury serviced apartments at Merrion Hall, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 on 8 September with the creation of 10 new jobs.
IT solutions and services provider Zinopy Ltd has announced the launch of its newly redesigned website.
More than two thirds of firms on the island of Ireland plan to invest in their business over the next 12 months, according to the latest InterTradeIreland Business Monitor.
Ryanair has launched a new payment partnership with PayPal, which it says will provide customers, business travellers, travel agents and corporate travel departments with even more ways to book and pay for the lowest fares on the Ryanair.com website.
The principal fundraising body for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, the Children’s Medical & Research Foundation (CMRF), has highlighted a €2m shortfall in its fundraising target to mark its selection by TV3 as the station’s official charity for the next 12 months.
Gala Retail is to sponsor a new charity initiative with children’s charity The Jack & Jill Foundation, which is to be called ‘Gala Up the Hill for Jack & Jill’.
A new craft brewery in Co Roscommon called Black Donkey Brewing has officially launched its first offering to the market - Sheep Stealer Irish Farmhouse Ale.
A solar-powered mobile cinema – the Sol Cinema – is set to offer visitors of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s (BAI) offices a special cinematic experience at next month’s Culture Night.
A total of 28 community projects across Ireland have received funding from a pool of €80,000 donated by KBC Bank Ireland through its ‘Bright Ideas’ community support initiative launched this year.
Irish headquartered tech company MyPlace Connect is rolling out a new service specifically designed to meet the Wi-Fi requirements of the accommodation industry.
Greater focus needs to be put on construction and engineering careers as demand for workers in these areas currently exceeds the numbers available, according to Engineers Ireland and recruitment agency Hays.
Irish-owned jeweller Argento has opened a flagship store on Grafton Street in Dublin, creating seven new jobs.
Fitch Ratings has upgraded Ireland's sovereign credit rating to A- from BBB+ with a stable outlook.
14.04.2014 As chairman of the National Asset Management Agency for the last four years, Frank Daly has been somewhat surprised by just how public a role it has been.
14.04.2014 Having founded her first company in Dublin with her brother Adrian in 1996, Niamh Bushnell went on to become a force to be reckoned with in the New York start-up scene from three different angles – as consultant, investor and entrepreneur.
14.04.2014 Looking at the food and drink industry’s structure, one of the notable things to happen over the years is that the middle ground has become vacant, observes Michael Carey, chairman of Bord Bia.
10.04.2014 Earlier this week it was announced that the OpenSSL cryptographic software library has a serious vulnerability called the Heartbleed Bug. Here, Trend Micro’s global threat communications manager Christopher Budd, provides some of the facts regarding the problems posed by Heartbleed.
14.04.2014 Dublin headquartered start-up CleverBug has raised a total of US$8m in funding since November 2011 and CEO and founder Kealan Lennon is aiming for a US$1bn initial public offering (IPO) within five years as he takes on the US$27bn global greeting card market.