Seeking to expand its personal lines products and into more international...
03.07.2015 Liberty Global subsidiary UPC Ireland has agreed to acquire TV3 for €80m from private equity group Doughty Hanson.
01.07.2015 Gaming app developer KamaGames is to hire up to 100 people over the next three years in Dublin, with 50 of these jobs coming on stream within the next 12 months.
Seeking to expand its personal lines products and into more international...
It has outgrown the incubation space at the Rubicon Centre
It agreed to acquire a 67pc stake in Canadian plastics company, IPL Inc, for...
Wind supplied 20pc of Ireland’s electricity demand last month
Dr Dara FitzGerald has been appointed to head up the Fulbright Commission in...
03.07.2015 Focus Ireland is calling on business leaders to take part in its annual Shine...
03.07.2015 Irish lager brand Clonmel 1650 has launched a new social media campaign...
03.07.2015 American cloud-based business process outsourcing provider OneSource Virtual...
03.07.2015 Dublin City Council has granted planning permission to develop three new...
02.07.2015 Clayton Hotels positioned a replica bedroom in the main concourse of Heuston...
Liberty Global subsidiary UPC Ireland has agreed to acquire TV3 for €80m from private equity group Doughty Hanson.
Joanna Murphy, chief operating officer of ConnectIreland, explores Ireland’s potential as a hub for foreign SMEs in light of the recent interest from French companies in particular.
Medical diagnostics company Radisens Diagnostics is moving from incubation hub the Rubicon Centre at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) to a 10,000 sq ft state-of-the-art premises in Ballincollig, Co Cork as part of expansion plans.
Dr Dara FitzGerald has been appointed to head up the Fulbright Commission in Ireland as executive director.
Irish lager brand Clonmel 1650 has launched a new social media campaign called ‘Moments of the Championship’ involving GAA hurlers Brendan Cummins, JJ Delaney and Diarmuid O’Sullivan.
Blue Insurance is to create 100 new jobs over the next 18 to 24 months as it seeks to expand its personal lines products and into more international markets.
Wind supplied 20pc of Ireland’s electricity demand last month, making it the most productive June on record in terms of wind energy production, according to the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA).
Emmet Browne, CEO of Nuritas, has joined the board of Alimentary Health as a non-executive director.
Dublin-headquartered One51 plc has agreed to acquire a 67pc stake in Canadian plastics company, IPL Inc, for €201m.
Focus Ireland is calling on business leaders to take part in its annual Shine a Light Night sleepout to help raise funds for its services to help prevent and combat family homelessness.
Dublin City Council has granted planning permission to develop three new landmark buildings on the old Boland Mill’s site, covering around 397,000 sq ft of office, residential, retail and cultural space.
American cloud-based business process outsourcing provider OneSource Virtual has chosen the city of Derry as its European hub and will create 289 new jobs there by the end of 2017.
Enterprise Ireland is to deliver a new €250,000 fund to support the creation of design-based start-ups as part of the Irish Design 2015 (ID2015) programme.
An estimated 700 jobs will be created by 2017 by companies supported by Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) following successful funding rounds during 2014 amounting to a total of €30m.
Clayton Hotels positioned a replica bedroom in the main concourse of Heuston Station to highlight the launch of its new identity and the refurbished bedrooms being rolled out in the 13 Clayton Hotels in the UK and Ireland.
Ryanair said today that it will sue Hertz for breach of contract after receiving a notice from the company terminating its exclusive car hire agreement with the airline from midday today.
A new public artwork has been installed in Meeting House Square (MHS), Temple Bar in Dublin designed to provide a framework for change in the way we perceive public space.
Two Irish-owned financial technology companies, TransferMate Global Payments and Big Red Book, have entered into a joint venture targeting the small business market.
New York headquartered financial software firm ProSeeder Technologies is establishing its first European subsidiary office in Dublin where it will hire 15 people.
Ireland’s next mobile operator – set to launch this summer – will be called iD, Dixons Carphone said today.
Former taoiseach Brian Cowen will appear before the banking inquiry today to answer questions about his time as minister for finance.
Ryanair carried 9.5 million passengers last month, up 14pc over June 2014, the airline said this morning.
The world’s first purpose-built purely electric double-decker bus is to enter passenger service in London later this year.
Irish mobile top-up provider Ding has bought US top-up network iSend for an undisclosed sum.
Irish firm Pixcelldata’s digital pathology software is to be used by the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Programs (RCPAQAP) for a minimum of ten years.
The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) is planning to hold one auction during the third quarter of 2015.
Oxfam Ireland launched a new campaign in Dublin city centre today aimed at mobilising people around the country to tackle inequality and its causes.
The EU Competition Commission has approved Dawn Meats acquisition of a 49pc stake in France’s second largest beef and veal processor Elivia.
Gaming app developer KamaGames is to hire up to 100 people over the next three years in Dublin, with 50 of these jobs coming on stream within the next 12 months.
The National Transport Authority (NTA) has announced a fortnight of free travel for Leap card holders aged between four and 18 from 6 to 19 July inclusive.
A European subsidiary of Blatant Media Corporation, Absorb Technology, is to create 12 new jobs with the establishment of a European operations hub in Dublin City Centre.
The Guinness Storehouse has become Ireland’s first tourist attraction to be shortlisted in the ‘Europe’s leading tourist attraction’ category in the World Travel Awards.
Malin has bought a 38pc stake in Irish medical technology company 3D4Medical for US$16.4m. The deal also gives Malin a further call option to increase its stakeholding to 50pc.
Former RTE ‘Dragon’ Peter Casey has been confirmed as a speaker for Asia Business Week Ireland, which is happening between 8 and 14 July in Dublin and Cork.
Diageo plc said today that it has sold Gleneagles Hotel - the venue of the Ryder Cup in 2014 - to a private investment group led by Ennismore for an undisclosed amount.
Three Irish universities are to benefit from a three-year, €2m grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation that will bring its campus entrepreneurship programme - Blackstone LaunchPad - outside the United States for the first time.
Permanent TSB (PTSB) has announced a change to its standard variable rate pricing that will see some of its 70,000 existing home loan customers moving from a current rate of 4.5pc down to 3.7pc.
US sports bar chain Tilted Kilt is planning to launch in the Irish market using a franchise model and believes there is potential here for at least four sites.
The unemployment rate stayed at 9.7pc in June, the same as the revised May rate and down from 11.4pc in June 2014, according to the Central Statistics Office.
Financial services and IT executive Conor O’Brien has been appointed as chief executive officer of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board, which operates as the Injuries Board.
Supermac’s founder Pat MacDonagh is buying the Killeshin Hotel in Portlaoise, Co Laois, securing 98 jobs and with plans to embark on a significant investment programme and create further jobs.
Far too many people in business don’t cut the mustard when it comes to public speaking, writes Dorothea Stuart, who maintains that being able to present in a clear and engaging way is essential for success.
One third of female respondents in a survey of business people in Ireland say they have been referred to as ‘love’ in a business meeting, with 27pc having been called ‘darling’, ‘honey’ or ‘pet’.
Críona Ní Dhálaigh has been appointed the 346th Lord Mayor of Dublin.
A new standard for “innovative, quirky or unusual” tourist accommodation businesses has been launched today by Fáilte Ireland.
Corporate insolvencies in the second quarter of 2014 rose by 10pc over the previous quarter to 275, according to figures released today by Deloitte, and published by www.insolvencyjournal.ie.
NTR plc said today that it has acquired the 15MW Ora More wind project in Co Fermanagh from RES. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
The total number of jobs saved through SME examinership in Ireland so far this year was 703, with 331 of these saved in the past three months, according to the Hughes Blake SME Examinership Index.
International information technology company Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) is to create 50 new jobs in Dublin further to a new partnership with data centre solutions provider Digital Reality Trust.
Irish hand-roasting company Java Republic has been announced as the new on-board coffee supplier to Aer Lingus for short haul routes, including European destinations.
28.05.2015 The fastest-growing export destination for Irish exports in the period 2021-2030 will be China, followed by Vietnam, India and Malaysia, according to HSBC’s latest Global Trade Forecast.
25.05.2015 The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has today announced the appointment of Dr Sandra Collins as its next director.
22.05.2015 Deloitte makes its predictions for the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors in 2015.