There was a 45pc rise in data usage in second quarter compared to last year
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01.08.2014 The Aon Hewitt Managed Fund Index, an index of traditional Irish pension managed funds, increased by 0.4pc in June.
01.08.2014 The €3.5m multi-sensory and interactive Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny has opened to the public this week.
There was a 45pc rise in data usage in second quarter compared to last year
Office building is located on Fenian St in Dublin 2
Court ruled in favour on all but one of points appealed by Heritage
It is creating up to 40 jobs by the end of this year
This is according to estate agency Douglas Newman Good
25.07.2014 Over the past 18 months company has taken on 12 new staff.
24.07.2014 It posted pre-tax profits of DKK8.6bn (€1,157.5m) in first half of 2014.
23.07.2014 An investment package was made by Brehon Capital.
23.07.2014 This was for a reported €65m.
The Aon Hewitt Managed Fund Index, an index of traditional Irish pension managed funds, increased by 0.4pc in June.
The €3.5m multi-sensory and interactive Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny has opened to the public this week.
Marine Harvest Ireland (MHI) has contracted Cill Chiaráin Éisc Teoranta to process €20m of fish from its Kilkieran Bay site in Connemara next year.
Shannon Airport is expecting a 20pc increase in passenger numbers over the August bank holiday weekend to reach 42,000.
Bank of Ireland has made underlying profit before tax of €327m for the first half of 2014, which is over €700m better than the first half of last year.
Club Travel has been awarded the new State travel management contract after an EU tendering process. The company is to take on five new staff members as a direct result of winning the contract.
Retailer Harvey Norman has officially launched its renovated technology showroom in Airside Retail Park in Swords in Dublin, following an investment of over €500,000.
The recovery in house prices by the end of 2013 has reduced the number of mortgage loans in negative equity by 15pc, or around 45,000, according to a research note from the ESRI.
Penneys has opened its newly extended store on Barronstrand Street in Waterford, which is creating 55 new jobs.
The concession contract to operate and maintain The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) is among a group of assets to be sold in the liquidation of the Spencer Dock Development Company Limited (SDDC).
Diageo has today reported an 8pc drop in profits for the year ending 30 June 2014 to £2.248bn, down from £2.452bn in 2013.
Aer Lingus said today that its total revenues for the first six months of 2014 were up by 6pc to €697.2m with fare revenue per seat increasing by 5.5pc to €89.18.
Nama is selling its first Irish retail park portfolio for a guide price of €110m.
AIB has reported half year profit before tax of €437m, described by Davy Research as “a substantial swing” from an operating loss of €573m in the prior-year period.
Mobile parking operator Parkbytext has introduced a new service that enables payments to be taken directly from customers’ mobile phone bill or pre-pay credit.
The signing into law of the Shannon Group Bill by President Michael D Higgins earlier this week has been welcomed by Shannon Airport.
Fyffes and Chiquita will both hold shareholder meetings on 17 September in connection with their proposed merger.
In an interim management statement released this morning, Greencore Group plc said revenue for the 13 weeks to 27 June was up 6.7pc to £326.4m and the company is on track to deliver adjusted EPS in line with expectations.
International airline Emirates is holding three recruitment events in Ireland, in the cities of Galway, Cork and Dublin in August to help fulfil its cabin crew requirements.
Document and information management company Kefron has today opened a 50,000 sq ft record centre next to its existing operation in Park West in Dublin 12.
Dublin has secured four international conferences that will bring potentially bring an additional €11m in revenue to the capital, according to Failte Ireland.
Mainstay Medical has received authorisation from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the Central Ethics Committee to expand the clinical trial of its ReActiv8 device to include sites in the UK.
Ryanair has announced a net profit of €197m in quarter one, a 152pc increase over last year that was helped along by a very strong Easter. The airline has hiked up its full-year after tax profit forecast by 21pc but warned that this guidance relies on the final outturn for H2 yields over which it has zero visibility.
Over the past 18 months AirSpeed Telecom has achieved 40pc revenue growth and taken on 12 new staff, according to CEO Liam O’Kelly, who was the winner of the RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the European Business Awards last May.
Estate agency Douglas Newman Good (DNG) is predicting an annual house price increase of 20pc in Dublin at the end of this year, following a 5.9pc average increase from April to June this year.
Irish Residential Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (IRES REIT) has bought The Marker Residences in Dublin for over €50.1m.
Over 68pc of Vodafone Ireland’s 2.1 million mobile customers are now using mobile internet and data services on their devices, with a 45pc rise in data usage in the second quarter compared to the same period last year.
Dankse Bank said this morning that it posted pre-tax profits of DKK8.6bn (€1,157.5m) in the first half of 2014, while net profit was DKK6.9bn (€920m). The bank also raised its net profit forecast for the full year.
In a statement issued today, Hibernia REIT plc said it is in exclusive discussions to buy Cumberland House, a seven storey office building located on Fenian St in Dublin 2.
Tullow Oil’s Ugandan subsidiary has won its appeal at the Court of Appeal in London in proceedings against Heritage Oil and Gas and Heritage Oil Plc (Heritage).
Over 170 jobs have been safeguarded at The Mount Wolseley Hotel in Carlow further to an investment package worth €7.5m being made by Brehon Capital as the hotel successfully exits examinership.
Hotel and hospitality group, Lalco Hotel Group, in partnership with US billionaire businessman John Malone, has signed an agreement to buy the The Westin Dublin for a reported €65m.
Itron, Inc, a which provides technology and services for measuring, managing and analysing energy and water, is to set up a global business services (GBS) centre in Cork, creating up to 40 jobs by the end of this year.
The closing date for nominations for the 2014/15 European Business Awards is 29 July 2014.
Consumers could make substantial savings by shopping around for their home insurance, according to a new comparison survey from the National Consumer Agency.
Hibernia REIT plc has issued an interim management statement for the period from 1 April 2014 to date, ahead of its AGM which is being held this morning at 11.30am.
Lead generation services company Internal Results Ireland Ltd is to establish a customer support centre as part of its Portlaoise operation, creating an additional 20 full-time jobs over the next three years.
AlienVault, which provides Unified Security Management solutions and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, has announced the establishment of its new EMEA sales and technical support centre in Cork and its plans to create up to 40 highly skilled roles in the coming year.
Meteor has sealed a new three-year deal with HEAnet to provide mobile broadband for over 60 educational institutions around Ireland.
Newry-based company Around Noon has won a contract worth €1.25m with food and support services company Compass Group Ireland to supply 90 of its units with sandwiches, wraps and salads.
Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, which has operations in Ireland, has reported a 19pc increase in sales revenue in the first six months of the year to reach 135.8bn yuan(around €16bn).
Home protection company PhoneWatch has opened its first office outside Dublin, at John’s Quay, Kilkenny, which will create 15 new jobs.
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has announced a €7.3m surplus due to improved Guinness Series ticket sales and increased prize monies thanks to a better than 'budgeted' finish in the RBS 6 Nations championship and another year of strong provincial performances, according to its 2013/14 annual report and accounts.
IDA Ireland has launched 'Invest in Galway' as part of a digital marketing initiative for attracting inward investment by highlighting the specific attributes of individual regional urban centres.
In a trading statement issued in advance of its AGM in Dublin this morning, DCC plc said overall trading for the first quarter to 30 June 2014 has been in line with budget.
The State’s share of the overall loss from the Garth Brooks cancellation has been estimated to be in the region of €14m in lost direct tax revenues, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
London City Airport has held onto the top spot as most punctual airport in the UK with the most flights on time in Q1 2014.
Dublin-headquartered aviation leasing company SMBC Aviation Capital has this week ordered 115 Airbus A320 family aircraft in a deal worth around US$11.8bn at list prices.
Tánaiste Joan Burton has met with over 100 businesses in Dublin to discuss the range of employer incentives available through the Department of Social Protection to encourage recruitment.
Over four million searches for used cars took place on Irish website Carzone.ie in the month of June, with German car makes being searched the most.
26.12.2013 With investors moving back towards property assets, director of lending at Bank of Ireland Private Banking Kevin Murray asks if private clients should have debt in their portfolios
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31.12.2013 Today, every business is essentially a digital business, writes Hilary O’Meara, head of technology at Accenture Ireland.
26.12.2013 The economic outlook for 2014 is brighter, but still challenging, writes Jim Power, Power is chief economist at Friends First.
27.11.2013 Irish GDP is set to grow by 1pc this year and by 2.5pc in 2014, according to Davy.