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27.03.2015 Limerick City and County Council has given the green light to the biggest city centre real estate project outside of Dublin over the next ten years – the €80-€100m Opera Centre...
26.03.2015 Forward Internet Ireland said today that it has changed the brand name of its independent price comparison service uSwitch to Switcher.
This is part of context hearings next week
It was jointly by PwC and the ACCA
It is starting 6 June 2015
Delivery is in early 2016
It reported total revenue of €3.129bn in 2014
23.03.2015 It is interested in principle in commercial investment opportunity.
20.03.2015 Ireland has fully repaid the more expensive portion of IMF facility.
19.03.2015 This is part of ongoing 30th birthday celebrations.
06.03.2015 This will bring its workforce there up to 1,000.
Nearly three quarters (71pc) of Irish respondents in a survey of IT decision makers are using data centres and 30pc are using public cloud services.
Limerick City and County Council has given the green light to the biggest city centre real estate project outside of Dublin over the next ten years – the €80-€100m Opera Centre site development.
To describe the effect of the recession on Ireland’s construction industry as devastating is an understatement. Now less than a quarter of the size it was at its peak in 2006, it represents about 7pc of the country’s GNP, down from 21pc, and 170,000 jobs have been lost in the sector since the property bubble burst.
American Chamber of Commerce Ireland (AmCham) has launched a programme aimed at determining ways to unlock Ireland’s potential to win research and development (R&D) investments internationally.
Forward Internet Ireland said today that it has changed the brand name of its independent price comparison service uSwitch to Switcher.
Trips into Ireland in the three months to February 2015 were up by 10.3pc over the same period 12 months earlier, according to the CSO.
Dublin's future as a 'Smart City' was the topic of discussion at a business breakfast event in the InterContinental Dublin this morning.
Yahoo’s new office in the regenerated Point area of Dublin has been officially opened, involving a US$12m investment by the American born on the internet company.
Aldi Stores (Ireland) has today opened a new store in Oranmore, Co. Galway, located at New Town Centre, creating 20 new jobs.
Rents in the private rented sector for the whole country rose by 5.8pc in 2014, with rent for houses up 4.8pc and apartment rents up 6.4pc according to the latest quarterly rent index from the PRTB.
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has announced that it has partnered with management to complete the acquisition of Dublin-based CJ Fallon.
The Irish company founded by Colm Lyon in Dublin in 2000 Realex Payments has been acquired by worldwide provider of payment technology services Global Payments in a deal valued at €115m.
American company Sun Life Financial’s newly expanded offices in Waterford have been officially opened, giving it the potential to grow its workforce from 350 currently up to 400.
The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) has announced details of its €50m investment in Malin Corporation plc, the Irish-headquartered life sciences company, which is listing on the Irish Stock Exchange today.
Facilities management company Aramark has secured a three-year new contract with Allianz Ireland to provide full integrated services to the company’s headquarters in Dublin.
Employers from Canada, New Zealand and Australia are in Dublin this week to fill more than 500 roles across various sectors at the Working International Expo.
US electronic signature company DocuSign Inc said today that it is setting up a new European hub in Dublin that will hire up to 100 sales and technical staff over the next ‘several’ years.
Software company First Directives (FD) said today that it has bought ActivateClients Ltd for an initial €4.75m.
Aircraft leasing company Avolon delivered its first Boeing 787-9 to Virgin Atlantic yesterday.
The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) said today that it is interested in principle in a commercial investment opportunity in a major urban regeneration and economic development project in Kilkenny city centre.
Nearly 60pc of private companies around the world say they face more threats to revenue growth compared to three years ago.
Bibby Financial Services Ireland said today that it provided €41m in invoice finance to Irish SMEs last year.
Identity and data protection company IDT911said today that it has chosen Galway as the base for its European operations and plans to hire 60 new staff in the city during the next five years.
The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has announced that it has completed the third and final early repayment of Ireland’s IMF loan facility.
The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry will commence the media module as part of its context hearings next week.
Voxpro, which is headquartered in Cork with offices in Dublin and San Francisco, has launched new offices for Airbnb at one of its Cork sites.
Irish ICT solutions provider Datapac has been awarded EMC Partner of the Year for new customer acquisition, further to achieving 15 significant new customer wins in 2014 for the technology giant.
Irish-based life sciences company Malin said today that it has raised up to €330m in its initial public offering.
Property development company JCD is lodging a planning application today for a €50m complex on the 0.65 acre site of the former Capitol Cinema in the centre of Cork City, which has been derelict for the last 10 years.
Tesco said today that it has regained sole ownership of 21 superstores in the UK in a transaction with British Land.
Tullow Oil plc said today that it has secured an additional US$450m of capital under its existing credit facilities.
Ryanair has launched a ‘Midweek Madness’ sale across its entire network, with 20pc off all flights on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 14 April to 28 May, as part of its ongoing 30th birthday celebrations.
Shared services centres (SSCs) are on a clear expansion path in Ireland and are set to create more jobs, according to a survey that was carried out jointly by PwC and the ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).
The Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS) is to partner nationally with the FBD Champions for Change programme, which aims to highlight the risks of farm accidents and promote safety messages.
The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has completed an auction of €500m of Irish Treasury bills today.
Independent News & Media (INM) has agreed to sell its 18.6pc stake in APN News & Media, owner of a range of assets in Australia and New Zealand, for a net €115m.
A John Malone partnership (JMP), comprising property developers John Malone and Paul Higgins and hotel and hospitality group Lalco, has agreed to acquire the InterContinental Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin, for an undisclosed amount from London & Regional Property.
Data centre provider Interxion Dublin is to become the first site in bandwidth infrastructure provider Zayo Group Holdings’ newly expanded European network.
InVivo, the largest agricultural co-operative group in France, has formally signed an agreement to buy a 50pc stake in Life Scientific, an Irish R&D company specialising in off-patent crop protection products.
Glanbia’s largest shareholder – the Glanbia Co-operative Society Ltd – is planning to transfer 10 million shares to its members and to set up a special support fund for those members.
UTV Media plc said today that it expects UTV Ireland to incur higher than expected losses of around £6m in 2015.
US security software company Malwarebytes is setting up its EMEA headquarters in Cork, where it will create 50 new jobs over the next three years.
Ryanair has launched its winter 2015 schedule, three months earlier than 2014, with what is said has more routes, additional flights and improved schedules.
Recruitment firm ItContracting has been officially launched, three years since it was created as a staffing division within HiberniaEvros Technology Group at Cherrywood in Dublin.
DCC Energy’s acquisition of Esso SAF’s French retail motor fuel distribution business has been approved by the European Commission under the EU Merger Regulation.
The Clybaun Hotel in Knocknacarra, Galway, has been bought by Northern Ireland investor Tom O’Gorman in a deal valued at more than €3m.
The completion of the €4m Grafton Street improvement scheme will be celebrated this evening with a special event outside Marks & Spencer’s at 6.45pm.
Independent News & Media has reported a 4pc increase in its operating profits in 2014 to €34m.
Two years since it opened its Dublin office, UK firm IG Group has added stockbroking to its core online financial spread betting offering for customers here and has already built up a number of new clients.
Ireland’s GDP grew by 4.8pc in 2014, according to preliminary figures released today by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
26.02.2015 Ex Paddy Power executive Shane Murphy has been appointed as marketing director with responsibility for EMEA at retargeting platform AdRoll in Dublin.
20.02.2015 Smurfit Executive Development at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is accepting applications for a new diploma course starting in April focused on strategic growth in the dynamic life sciences sector.
28.01.2015 Businesses are now focused on growth for the future and the outlook is positive for 2015, writes Ulster Bank in Ireland CEO, Jim Brown.
25.02.2015 IDA Ireland expects to create 80,000 new jobs over the next five years through a new strategy that aims to boost foreign direct investment by over 40pc over that timeframe.
25.02.2015 Irish hiring platform Jobbio has secured €1m in funding via AIB Seed Capital Fund, MXC Capital, Enterprise Ireland, and private investment.