It has launched its biggest ever new season kick-off
02.09.2014 C&C Group plc has confirmed it has integrated the Gleeson Group into its business following its acquisition to create a single Irish entity, now to be called C&C Gleeson.
26.08.2014 Ireland’s unemployment rate fell from 12pc in the first quarter of 2014 to 11.5pc in Q2, according to figures released today from the Central Statistics Office.
It has launched its biggest ever new season kick-off
Interview with account manager Liadhán Collins
Son passed away aged six days old
This is according to the latest Hotel Price Index
The closing date for applications is 5 September
02.09.2014 Flights due to begin on 23 October 2014.
02.09.2014 The two nominations were by Lord Mayor Christy Burke.
02.09.2014 Planes on lease to airline in Asia in a sale and lease-back transaction.
02.09.2014 It used to be Bellamy’s.
02.09.2014 Competitive tendering process took place.
A €150m operating contract that will see Transdev Dublin Light Rail Ltd operating and maintaining the Luas system for the next five years was signed this week.
Around eight years ago a division within Irish Life in Dublin decided to embrace Six Sigma and this has turned out to be a key driver of innovation.
New research from PML Group and Ipsos MRBI on the insurance sector in Ireland has indicated that the Dublin public view Aviva as the most trustworthy brand in the market, while 123.ie is seen as offering the best value for money.
Earlier this summer, Guinness unveiled a new music programme with the launch of Guinness Amplify, which is aiming to connect the freshest new music talent with audiences all over Ireland, as well as providing them with some of the resources and expertise they need to help them along the way.
Fly Leasing said today that it has bought two Airbus A330-300 aircraft manufactured in 2013 and on lease to a leading airline in Asia in a sale and lease-back transaction.
Sage Ireland and The Digital Hub have teamed up to host a free event for start-ups and entrepreneurs entitled ‘Secrets to my Success’.
UPC has launched its biggest ever new season kick-off with a €2m marketing campaign, which it said will highlight more sport, more choice and more reasons to watch through UPC’s Horizon TV service.
Co Kildare company HealthComms has signed a deal with Catholic Homes to expand the scope of its ‘MyHomeReach’ technology across additional aged care facilities and retirement villages in the Greater Melbourne area in Australia.
The Bridge 1859 has been officially announced as the name of the Ballsbridge bar formerly known as Bellamy’s.
McGargles and agency Acorn have been nominated for an Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (Iapi) ADFX Award. Business & Leadership spoke to McGargles account manager Liadhán Collins about the campaign.
C&C Group plc has confirmed it has integrated the Gleeson Group into its business following its acquisition to create a single Irish entity, now to be called C&C Gleeson.
The Ray D’Arcy Show on Today FM has helped reunite parents Una and Kevin from Kinnegad with pictures of their son Kevin, who passed away two weeks ago, aged six days old.
Brother Kevin Crowley and John Giles are to be awarded freedom of the city of Dublin.
Total Produce has reported first half total revenue of €1.59bn, down 4.5pc over the same period last year.
Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has announced the addition of a new route to its network, with flights to Leeds Bradford due to begin on 23 October 2014.
ESB International said today that it has won a €750,000, 18-month contract with Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (Tanesco).
Irish hotel prices increased by 10pc in the first half of 2014 to average of €101 a night, according to the latest Hotel Price Index (HPI) from Hotels.com.
CPL Resources plc has reported a 12pc revenue increase to €369.3m in the year to 30 June 2014, while the company’s pre-tax profit was up 17pc to €14.4m.
Dublin’s office rental rates growth could be as high as 30pc this year if current trends continue, according to HWBC’s mid-year office market review.
The closing date for applications for the National Organic Awards is coming up on 5 September and this year they have been broken down into six new categories.
Over 30pc of small firms in a survey plan to increase employee numbers in the second half of this year while 63pc intend to retain their current employee levels.
The Aon Hewitt Managed Fund Index, an index representing the performance of traditional Irish pension managed funds, increased by 2.9pc in August.
Co Mayo based Nephin Whiskey Company has launched a campaign on crowdfunding site Indiegogo in a bid to raise US$150,000 – which, if successful, would be the largest amount ever raised by an Irish company in this way.
PHD Ireland has been nominated along with DDFH&B for an Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (Iapi) ADFX Award for its work on The Gathering. It developed the media strategy, planning and buying working alongside DDFH&B (creative) and RMG (digital development). Business & Leadership spoke to PHD managing director Jason Nebenzahl about the successful campaign.
Former Just-Eat.ie managing director James Galvin has launched an online start-up venture for Irish crafts called USofIreland mainly targeting the Irish diaspora in the US.
Annemarie Harte has been appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of the Hardware Association Ireland (HAI).
Eighteen Irish tourism enterprises will be going to three major cities in China later this month as part of a Tourism Ireland sales mission.
A new campaign called #NeverTooYoung has been launched aiming to sign 10,000 children aged seven to 11 years up to a free entrepreneurship programme.
Love Irish Food has launched a new brand development award that will see one of its members receive €70,000 in advertising space through a partnership with Exterion Media.
LikeCharity, the mobile fundraising company behind the ice bucket challenge, has released figures showing over half a million Irish people have donated to the ice bucket challenge via text.
Irish consultancy and training firm the Leading Edge Group has signed a major ‘Lean’ initiative with the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne during the Enterprise Ireland Trade and Investment Mission to Australia this week.
BT Ireland chief executive Colm O’Neill has been appointed as the new chairman for Ibec body the Telecommunications and Internet Federation (TIF).
Depaul Ireland witnessed a significant increase in the number of people accessing its community support services in 2013, and prevented 450 people from becoming homeless during the period, according to the organisation’s latest annual report.
The industries most impacted by the economic downturn – including manufacturing and motoring – showed continued signs of improvement in August 2014, according to new figures from Vision-net.ie.
A growing number of businesses across the UK support a renegotiated relationship with the EU, according to a British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) survey.
At its special meeting of Brussels on Saturday, EU leaders elected Poland’s prime minister Donald Tusk as the next president of the European Council.
Manufacturing output growth in August hit a three year high, while new orders increased at the highest level since December 1999, according to Investec’s latest monthly Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI).
Grafton Group plc said today that it has completed the acquisition of Direct Builders Merchants Ltd, a general merchanting business trading from three branches located in Sittingbourne, Whitstable and Ashford in Kent.
The seeds of the idea for Anne Butterly’s multi-award-winning patented disposable eco-towels were sown in 2003 when the Easydry founder was sharing a flat in Dublin with six friends, one of whom was colouring her hair at home.
The Coca-Cola Company has come in as sponsor of Pitch 2014, the Web Summit’s international start-up competition, which will take place alongside the main event this November.
The Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny has been officially opened, nearly a month after opening its doors to the public.
Phishing attacks decreased by 25pc on the previous month, according to RSA, the security division of EMC.
Dublin-born sisters Carol and Therese McNally, who brought swim school Water Babies to Ireland five years ago, have been shortlisted for Mums & Tots Magazine ‘Mumtrepreneur of the Year’ award.
SuperValu has launched the €80 saving challenge to support parents facing the pinch during the back to school period.
Over four in five adults in Ireland read newspapers regularly, according to the Joint National Readership Survey (JNRS) 2013/2014.
Radio Nova has announced the appointment of Neil Walsh to the position of commercial director.
Property auctioneering firm Allsop Space has announced its biggest auction to date, involving 261 properties going under the hammer with a combined reserve of €60m.
Dog lovers everywhere are being asked to join the Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA) for The Great Irish Dog Walk 2014 in the Phoenix Park, Dublin on Saturday, 27 September.
Ryanair has launched the latest update to its mobile app.
Fledgling Irish craft brewing company St Mel’s Brewing Company has signed a 12-month energy supply contract with energy provider Energia.
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.