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Openet creating 45 highly skilled jobs to meet global customer needs

By Michael Haynes | October 30, 2014
Openet creating 45 highly skilled jobs to meet global customer needs

Pictured: Joe Hogan and Niall Norton

Irish technology company Openet said today that it is creating 45 new highly skilled jobs, 30 of which will be based at its global headquarters in Dublin. with the other 15 at its Asian hub in Kuala Lumpur. The roles include a number of graduate positions as well as senior technical and engineering positions. Openet…

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Salmon Software to implement new TMS at UK’s Kelda Group

By Michael Haynes | June 10, 2014
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Irish-owned Salmon Software has won a contract to implement a new treasury management system at Kelda Group, parent company of Yorkshire Water, which provides water and sewerage services to nearly five million people and 130,000 businesses. According to Christopher Elliff, cash and banking manager, Kelda Group, the company wanted to replace an aging TMS to…

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IEA aims to boost Latin America trade with new resource for Irish businesses

By Michael Haynes | April 10, 2014
IEA aims to boost Latin America trade with new resource for Irish businesses

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The Irish Exporters Association’s Latin America Trade Forum (LATF) is being launched by Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, this morning. Based at the offices of the Irish Exporters Association, the new forum will be a resource to Irish businesses interested in developing trade with Latin America. It will bring together Irish companies,…

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Third series of TV drama ‘Ripper Street’ to be produced in Ireland

By Michael Haynes | February 26, 2014
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A third series of the TV drama ‘Ripper Street’ is to be produced in Ireland, which is expected to provide a major boost to the Irish film and TV industry. The total value of the first and second series to the Irish economy so far has been around €20m in terms of spend on local…

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Ireland ranked eighth in world in terms of openness to trade

By Michael Haynes | June 11, 2013
Ireland ranked eighth in world in terms of openness to trade

Ian Talbot

Ireland has been ranked eighth out of 75 countries worldwide in terms of its openness to trade, according to the latest Open Markets Index issued by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). It is placed fifth in Europe behind Luxembourg, Belgium, Malta and the Netherlands. “As a small island, an open economy is vital to…

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San Fran start-up Lively joins PCH Accelerator programme

By Michael Haynes | April 16, 2013
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A start-up company focused on activity-sharing products called Lively based in San Francisco in the US has joined Irish company PCH International’s Accelerator programme. Founded by Iggy Fanlo, David Glickman, and Keith Dutton in 2012, Lively’s activity-sharing experience aims to support an independent lifestyle for older adults by creating new avenues of connection between their…

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Irish film ‘The Summit’ snapped up by major US distributor

By Michael Haynes | January 21, 2013
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An Irish documentary about the K2 mountain tragedy in August 2008 which killed 11 climbers, ‘The Summit’, has been snapped up by a major US distributor at the Sundance International Film Festival 2013. The distributor, Sundance Selects, is a new theatrical and video-on-demand film label that provides a national platform in the US for independent…

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MobileWebAdz fourth fastest growing tech company in the UK

By Michael Haynes | September 25, 2012

A company set up by Kerryman Kieran O’Keefe, MobileWebAdz, has been recognised by the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 as the fourth fastest growing technology company in the UK. Headquartered in London, MobileWebAdz specialises in the field of mobile internet advertising, displaying 18 billion ads a month across mobile websites in over 200 countries, positioning…

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PCH partners with Texas-based MetaWatch

By Michael Haynes | August 29, 2012
PCH partners with Texas-based MetaWatch

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Cork headquartered PCH International is partnering with US start-up MetaWatch as part of its Accelerator programme, coinciding with the launch of its smart sports watch, the MetaWatch STRATA. PCH International founder and CEO Liam Casey said: “MetaWatch CEO Bill Geiser and CTO David Rosales have almost a decade of experience designing smart watches, and they…

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