Research was published recently
09.12.2013 The Irish construction sector continued its recovery during November with strong growth in activity and new orders.
06.12.2013 The former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela died last night at the age of 95.
Research was published recently
It also released report on level of energy efficiency in businesses
They are located in Ballycullen and Terenure
Latest edition of Barclays and BGF Entrepreneurs Index published
Edward Stephenson has 25 years’ experience in hospitality sector
John Moloney now an independent, non-executive director
09.12.2013 It will support 38 new positions.
09.12.2013 Research carried out by office supplier Viking.
06.12.2013 He passed away at the age of 95.
06.12.2013 It has invested €800,000 in team for past three years.
With information security functions not fully meeting the needs in 83pc of organisations, 93pc of companies globally are maintaining or increasing their investment in cyber security to combat the ever growing threat of attack, according to a recent survey released by EY.
More than 58pc of SME owners across Ireland claim that the current business situation is stagnant or worse then the previous three months, according to the latest quarterly survey of SMEs carried out by office supplier Viking,
DePuy (Ireland) has today announced plans to invest more than US$36m in a research and development (R&D) programme that it expects to support 38 new positions, primarily at masters and PhD level, at its Ringaskiddy plant in Co Cork.
AIB has today announced a €100m lending programme to allow SMEs invest in energy-saving projects.
The new Belgian ambassador to Ireland HE Philippe Roland has officially opened KBC’s latest banking hub on Eyre Square in Galway City as part of its move towards becoming a full retail bank in Ireland.
Discount retailer Lidl has announced the opening of two Dublin stores this month – in Ballycullen and Terenure – which will employ a total of 40 people and bring the total number of Lidl stores in Ireland up to 138.
UPC Business is launching new dual play bundles for the SME and business market.
Grant Thornton has set up an Irish Business Group based at its New York practice to offer services to US-based clients with or planning Irish or European activities, as well as to support Irish companies in the US.
The number of companies in Ireland recording share sales in the first half of this year rose by 230pc to 938, compared to the first half of 2012, according to the latest edition of Barclays and BGF Entrepreneurs Index.
Provider of risk management and other services Aon is creating 30 new highly skilled jobs at its centre for innovation and analytics in Dublin, which opened in 2008 and already employs 100 people.
Irish software company Oneview Healthcare is moving its Irish headquarters to accommodate recent expansion and plans to recruit 20 staff next year, mostly in the US.
Beauty brand Anna Schu is creating 10 jobs at its second salon to open in Ireland, in Stillorgan Shopping Centre, Co Dublin.
The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) 9th Ministerial Conference in Indonesia ended on Saturday (7 December) with agreement on a range of issues designed to streamline trade, allow developing countries more options for providing food security and assist in development.
Bord Bia will host its first ever Christmas Market in the CHQ building, IFSC, Docklands, Dublin 1 from Thursday 12 December to Sunday 15 December.
The Irish construction sector continued its recovery during November with strong growth in activity and new orders.
South and East Cork Area Development (SECAD) is providing a €500,000 investment to support and stimulate community engagement across the Region.
Three Ireland has announced a 12-month sponsorship deal with Today FM’s The Last Word programme, beginning in January.
The Marker Hotel has won two industry awards this month – one for its food and another for its human resources (HR) manager – nine months after it opened in Dublin’s Docklands.
UCD School of Business has announced Glanbia CEO Siobhán Talbot and Citi country officer for Ireland Aidan Brady as its alumni of the year for 2014.
Ryanair has launched allocated seating on all of its flights from 1 February 2014, which allows all customers to choose their preferred seats in advance (or to book seats together with their travelling companions).
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan TD said he hopes Moody’s rating agency will raise Ireland’s credit rating from non-investment grade as the country exits its bailout programme and plans debt sales later this month.
Over 2,000 Marks & Spencer (M&S) employees across Ireland are due to on strike tomorrow in a dispute over a pension scheme.
The rate of unemployment in the US fell from 7.3pc in October to 7.0pc in November, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin will open a book of condolence for the late Nelson Mandela tomorrow, Saturday, 7 December to allow members of the public to pay tribute to the former president of South Africa.
Three new members have been appointed to the board of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), including Ann Riordan as chairperson along with Geraldine Ruane and Aidan Donnelly.
Newly incorporated property investment company Hibernia REIT said today that it has placed 361.4 million shares on the Irish and London stock exchanges giving it an initial market capitalisation of €365m.
Dublin-based information security company Espion is recruiting eight people to support its rapid growth on the back of the latest Investec Purchasing Managers’ Index showing that confidence in the services sector has hit a seven-year high.
Former chief executive of Enterprise Ireland (EI) Frank Ryan has been presented with the Irish Management Institute (IMI) Innovation in Management Award.
Dublin-based building firm Abbey has reported pre-tax profit of €7.65m for the six months to the end of October, up from €5.95m for the same period last year, saying that UK trading was particularly good.
Druids Glen Resort in Newtownmountkennedy in Co Wicklow has appointed former manager of the Westbury Hotel in Dublin Edward Stephenson as its new chief executive officer.
Food services company Sodexo Ireland’s business development director Margaret Clapham has won the ‘Best Sales Director’ award at the Women in Sales Awards in London, which are designed to find the most exemplary women in sales across Europe.
Unveiling its new strip for 2014, Skoda Ireland is extending its sponsorship of the Tipperary GAA for another year further to investing €800,000 in it for the past three years.
Coomara Irish Poitín has ambitions to be the definitive brand for poitín a month after its first order went into Tesco stores around Ireland.
Smurfit Kappa Group plc has appointed John Moloney to its board as an independent, non-executive director.
The former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela died last night at the age of 95.
Eircom today became the only Irish operator supporting 4G on the iPhone 5, through its Meteor and eMobile brands.
A majority (68pc) of employers and employees do not support a quota for senior female executives, according to a recent survey by Fastnet Recruitment .
Tea and coffee company Bewley’s has launched a ‘12 Days of Christmas’ campaign inviting visitors to its Facebook page to answer a simple daily question with a Christmas theme to be in with a chance to win a prize each day.
Former television presenter Bibi Baskin is to speak at the Ireland-India Business Association (IIBA) Cork chapter Christmas lunch tomorrow at the River Lee Hotel in Cork.
The Chartered Banker Institute of the UK has accredited the Certified International Retail Banker (CIRB) qualification of the International Academy of Retail Banking (IARB), whose research and content division is based in Westport, Co Mayo.
The construction sector continues to bounce back and show space to grow even more, according to a report from Construction Industry Services (CIS).
Minister for Health James Reilly TD is presenting proposed new laws to the Oireachtas Health Committee today which would mean the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes.
Irish engineering and project and construction management firm PM Group has boosted the international expertise present on its board with two new appointments.
UPC is adding a team of light entertainment programmes to its Digital Value package with Sky lifestyle channels Challenge and Sky Livingit.
Galway furniture store Cash Factory is introducing virtual transaction system Bitcoins as a form of payment, following the lead from sandwich chain Subway.
The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) has selected Pepper Asset Servicing as its preferred bidder to provide services on the portfolio of personal loans, principally residential mortgage loans, which it may acquire from the special liquidators to IBRC.
The IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the managed registry for Ireland’s official internet address .ie, has announced that its Optimise e-Commerce Website Development Fund will support a further 20 small firms to improve their e-commerce capabilities in 2014.
Irish-owned IT company Agile Networks has grown its revenues by over 500pc and increased staff by 250pc in the past two years since it was established following a management buyout of Telindus’ Irish operations.
The Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources has offered Providence Resources a new licensing option in the South Celtic Sea Basin.
Aer Lingus has reported a 5pc drop in passenger numbers to 728,000 in November compared to the same month last year.
03.09.2013 With the retail sector under pressure in Ireland, Conall Lavery's new business Real World Retail is entering the market at an opportune time.
04.09.2013 Dublin Castle was the venue for the world’s first Open Innovation 2.0 conference in May as part of Ireland’s EU presidency. Intel Labs Europe’s Martin Curley spoke to Grainne Rothery about the new concept in innovation.
20.09.2013 A nascent recovery is taking hold across the eurozone but despite positive signs of an uptick in the economy growth is expected to be slow, according to Ernst & Young’s (EY) autumn Eurozone Forecast.
05.09.2013 Since setting up Lifes2good in 1997, James Murphy has built a business that is steadily expanding into new markets. Karina Corbett reports.