Aim was to highlight construction suppliers opportunities
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20.08.2014 At least a fifth of Irish SMEs have direct exposure to property debt, according to a new report from the Central Bank.
20.08.2014 Irish engineering company Mincon Group plc has announced three new overseas acquisitions for a total consideration of €8.7m. The company also announced a 15pc revenue drop in...
Aim was to highlight construction suppliers opportunities
It increased to 89.4 from 81.1 in June
Apple premium reseller is to open its first Northern Ireland store
This was up 6.9pc over the previous year
It will be aimed at range of high growth and developing markets
14.08.2014 Company proposing to close its Carrick-on-Shannon premises.
14.08.2014 It was thirteenth consecutive month of passenger growth
13.08.2014 They have been on the rise over the last couple of weeks
13.08.2014 It picked up 35 in total.
12.08.2014 Index increased by seven points to 102.
At least a fifth of Irish SMEs have direct exposure to property debt, according to a new report from the Central Bank.
Procter & Gamble (P&G) has appointed Glen Dimplex company Dimpco as official distributor for the company’s Oral B and Braun products in electrical trade channels in Ireland.
Irish engineering company Mincon Group plc has announced three new overseas acquisitions for a total consideration of €8.7m. The company also announced a 15pc revenue drop in the first half of 2014.
Glanbia has reported first half total group revenue of €1,797.6m, up 10.7pc on a constant currency basis. Total group EBITA of €129.5m was up 10.3pc.
Property investment company Green REIT Plc has exchanged contracts to buy an office building at 13-17 Dawson Street in Dublin 2 for €23m.
Irish Residential Properties REIT plc has entered into a two year €130 million credit facility arranged by Barclays Ireland PLC, secured against the company's assets.
Brehon Capital Partners and Midwest Holding have bought Killashee House Hotel in Kildare for €13m.
Bitbuzz has announced that revenue for first half of 2014 increased by 11pc year-on-year to €1,102,153.
Building materials group CRH chief executive Albert Manifold said he expects second-half earnings to be somewhat ahead of last year when they reached €1.08bn.
Irish exploration company PetroNeft is returning to drilling for oil and gas with a US$45m campaign focused on Russia.
Permanent TSB has reported a 62pc drop in operating losses before exceptional items to €171m for the six months to 30 June 2014.
With the demand for student accommodation rising and with a shortage in private rented accommodations suitable for students, the Rent-A-Room relief scheme offers homeowners the possibilities of earning a tax free income.
Prem Group is opening a new set of Premier Suites luxury serviced apartments at Merrion Hall, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 on 8 September with the creation of 10 new jobs.
IT solutions and services provider Zinopy Ltd has announced the launch of its newly redesigned website.
Ryanair has launched a new payment partnership with PayPal, which it says will provide customers, business travellers, travel agents and corporate travel departments with even more ways to book and pay for the lowest fares on the Ryanair.com website.
Providence Resources plc said today that 2D seismic surveying operations have started in its Newgrange prospect area, which lies in around 1,000 metre water depth in the Goban Spur Basin 260km off the south west coast of Ireland.
Kingspan is buying Pactiv’s US building insulation business for US$82m.
UDG Healthcare plc has sold its 50pc stake in UniDrug Distribution Group Ltd to its joint venture partner Alliance Boots for €82m.
AvantCard has issued a statement clarifying that the proposed closure of MBNA’s call centre and support operations in Carrick-on-Shannon will have no impact on its business in the town.
Following the news that MBNA is proposing to close its Carrick-on-Shannon call centre and customer support facility, Minister for Jobs Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said all the supports of the State will be made available to the workers affected.
MBNA has informed its employees in Carrick-on-Shannon of proposals to close its call centre and support operation there by end of November 2014.
HMV and Xtra-vision owners Hilco Capital has announced that HMV is to open its ninth store in Ireland at Ballymena, Co Antrim.
A 10.3pc increase in the number of overseas visitors to Ireland in the first half of 2014 will be used as a springboard for further success, Tourism Ireland said today at a mid-year review of overseas tourism for the year.
A €350,000 investment last year by Irish tea and coffee company in a state-of-the-art Italian Brambatti roaster is already paying dividends, according to master coffee roaster Garath Scully.
UK business services outsourcing group Capita plc has bought Cork-headquartered SouthWestern Business Process Services Ltd from private equity group Ion Equity for €35m.
July was the thirteenth consecutive month of passenger growth for Aer Lingus Regional and the busiest month since the franchise service began in March 2010.
An event aimed at highlighted to construction suppliers opportunities around the €200m Grangegorman development project was attended more than 400 participants today.
Fake emails purporting to be from Irish banks have been on the rise over the last couple of weeks, according to IT security firm Smarttech.ie.
Aldi Stores (Ireland) won more titles than any other retailer in Ireland at the 2014 Great Taste Awards in London in the UK picking up 35 awards.
The overall KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index increased to 89.4 in July, from 81.1 in June and up from 68.2 in July last year.
Sierra, part of the Siteserv Group and Ireland’s support services provider, has become the nationwide provider of prepayment meter installation services on behalf of PrePay Power.
Despite the welcome fall in jobless numbers Irish unemployment levels remain some 50pc above the levels that prevail in non-programme countries within the EU15, the latest issue of the Labour Market Monitor (LMM) has revealed.
An index measuring overall consumer sentiment towards saving increased by seven points to 102 in July.
DublinTown has been unveiled as the new brand name for Dublin City Business Improvement District (BID), the organisation made up of 2,500 businesses in Dublin city centre.
Apple premium reseller iConnect is to open its first Northern Ireland store, in Foyleside Shopping Centre in Derry, which will create ten new jobs.
Dublin-London was the second busiest international air route in the world in 2013 with 3.6 million passengers, up 6.9pc over the previous year, according to figures released today by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Hibernia REIT plc said today that it has entered into a €100m three-year revolving credit facility with Bank of Ireland Corporate Banking, secured against a corporate level debenture.
Microsoft has announced details today of a new mobile phone that will retail at just €19 and will be aimed at a range of high-growth and developing markets.
Payzone said today that it has sold its payments services business in Sweden, Payzone Nordic AB, to Pan Nordic payment transaction services provider Nets for an undisclosed sum.
Wholesaler and distributor Spar South Africa is to invest €55m in a joint venture to acquire 80pc of BWG Group, which operates in Ireland and the UK.
July saw the fastest rise in new orders in the construction industry in nearly 10 years, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index.
The number of project commencements in the residential sector was up 66pc in the first half of 2014 over the previous year, while the number of planning applications rose by 19pc during the same period, according to the latest National Housing Construction Index.
Petroceltic said today that it has decided to temporarily suspend its exploration activities in the Kurdistan region of Iraq and to evacuate certain personnel there.
Consumer confidence in the second quarter of 2014 stood at +8.4, an increase of over 19 points compared to the same period in 2013, according to the latest Marketing Institute of Ireland and UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School Consumer Market Monitor.
Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash has published the latest set of quarterly composite figures which show that Government departments and the agencies under the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continue to comply with the Government requirement to pay business suppliers within 15 days of receipt of a valid invoice.
Daybreak Information Technologies, a provider of global information technology services to the biotech sector that is headquartered in Dublin, has announced that it has signed an alliance agreement to partner with San Diego-based Bell Canyon Consulting LLC, a provider of data management products and software services provider to global life sciences companies.
Deloitte Ireland has announced that Leyton Ireland, a specialist in the provision of R&D tax credit advice, has merged with its existing R&D tax credit practice to form Deloitte Leyton Consulting Ireland Ltd, a joint venture owned by Deloitte Ireland and the Leyton Group.
Vance Street Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, and its affiliates, has announced that it has confirmed a deal with Eirtech Aviation, a specialist aviation coating services company headquartered in Shannon.
Irish pension managed funds delivered mostly positive returns during July, with a mean gain of 0.5pc for the month, according to Rubicon Investment Consulting.
eMaint EMEA Ltd, which specialises in computerised maintenance management software, has announced that it has moved its international headquarters to a larger space at The Digital Hub in Dublin.
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.