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11.03.2014 The High Court has reserved its judgement in the injunction application taken by Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) and Ryanair over the proposed airport strikes by Siptu members...
11.03.2014 Ninety-seven Irish companies were recognised for their levels of business performance at the sixth annual Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards, which were presented at the...
Redmond officially starts with representative body for US multinationals
Hiqa's CEO for last seven years will head up Public Health Wales
Former Olympus CEO Michael Woodford to address Dublin event in May
Prof Patrick Johnston is new Queen's president and vice-chancellor
Moves up one to ninth in 2014 Innovation Union Scoreboard
06.03.2014 Cathal Treacy has been appointed president of Limerick Chamber.
06.03.2014 High-level body aims to boost the airport's development.
05.03.2014 Awards launched by CSR speaker, writer and strategic advisor, Mallen Baker.
03.03.2014 Ruth Curran named managing partner at executive resourcing firm.
04.03.2014 Named Irish law firm of the year at The Lawyer European Awards.
A newly launched €68m local authority home building initiative will result in 449 new homes built across the country in the next two years.
The High Court has reserved its judgement in the injunction application taken by Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) and Ryanair over the proposed airport strikes by Siptu members this Friday.
Ninety-seven Irish companies were recognised for their levels of business performance at the sixth annual Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards, which were presented at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Dublin last Friday.
A €15m fund aimed at bringing vacant local authority houses back into use has been launched this week by Minister for Housing and Planning, Jan O’Sullivan.
The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) has launched the second in its annual series of publications examining the labour market at regional level for each of Ireland’s eight regions.
Director of sports studies and physical education at University College Cork Dr Fiona Chambers has been appointed to the board of directors of the Association Internationale des Ecole Superieures d’Education Physique (AIESEP) in Liege, Belgium.
Three new board members have been appointed to the board of Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar TD.
Ken Norgrove has been appointed CEO of RSA Insurance Ireland.
The winners of the 2014 BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp, an intensive four-day commercialisation skills programme held at NovaUCD, have been announced.
Global investments company BNY Mellon has launched its community partnership programme for 2014 in Ireland with a €14,500 donation to local charity Cork Penny Dinners.
Jean-Claude Juncker has been selected as the European People’s Party (EPP) candidate for president of the European Commission.
Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has confirmed that it has been granted leave by the High Court to seek an injunction against Siptu directing the union to withdraw its notice of planned industrial action at Dublin and Cork Airports on Friday, 14 March.
The European People’s Party (EPP) is currently in the process of selecting its preferred candidate for European Commission president to take over from Jose Manuel Barroso after May’s European Parliament elections.
John Riordan, who has been finance director of Ardagh Group since 1999, has been appointed president of Ardagh Glass North America.
The number of female company directors in Ireland has more grown by over 53,000 in the last 10 years.
Greater income inequality, higher levels of insecure work and the emergence of a ‘two-tier’ workforce pose a serious problem for female workers, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) 2014 Women’s Conference has been told.
Mark Redmond has officially taken up the job of chief executive of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, the representative body for US multinational companies in the country.
Cathal Treacy has been appointed as the new president of Limerick Chamber.
Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) chief executive Tracey Cooper is stepping down after seven and a half years in her current role.
The world’s first CEO whistleblower Michael Woodford, former global CEO of Olympus, will be addressing the topic of ‘ethical capitalism’ at the European Insurance Forum (EIF) 2014, which is being held in Dublin in May.
A new high-level stakeholder body to boost the development of Cork Airport has held its inaugural meeting.
The number of people on the Live Register fell by 2,500 in February 2014, bringing the seasonally adjusted total to 398,300, according to CSO figures released today.
Business activity at Irish services companies has grown in each of the last 19 months, according to the latest Investec monthly Services Purchasing Managers’ Index, which also indicates that companies are at their most optimistic in 10 years.
The Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (Iapi) is celebrating the winner of the Iapi Doyenne Award, a new initiative from the organisation, supported by the Sunday Business Post, to find the ‘women of tomorrow’ who are making a difference and who have the potential to become an industry leader in the future.
The president of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso will deliver a 25-minute speech at University College Cork this evening during which he will say that he believes that Ireland has returned to “normal” in EU terms.
Prof Patrick Johnston has this week become president and vice-chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast.
2014 Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility Awards were launched this week by UK-based speaker, writer and strategic advisor on CSR, Mallen Baker.
A national research centre for the €2bn plastics industry has been officially opened in Athlone, Co Westmeath.
Ireland has moved up one place to ninth in the European Commission’s 2014 Innovation Union Scoreboard published today.
Nearly three quarters of 200 global asset managers surveyed recently say they would now choose Ireland as one of their top three European fund domiciles, if they were starting over.
A&L Goodbody has been named Law Firm of the Year 2014 for the Republic of Ireland by The Lawyer European Awards at a ceremony in London.
Bill Gates has regained his position as the world’s richest person on Forbes’ 28th annual ranking of the world’s billionaires after a four-year break.
Ninety percent of global banking and capital markets CEOs are confident that their revenues will increase over the next three years, according to PwC’s 17th annual CEO Survey, which includes responses from 133 banking CEOs in 50 countries.
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and Pfizer have today opened the application process for for a new funding programme in the biomedical research sector.
Ruth Curran has been appointed managing partner of executive resourcing firm Merc Partners.
More Irish women than men (74pc versus 68pc men) feel they are successful or very successful in their career right now and more women than men are satisfied in their current job situation (46pc versus 38pc), according to global research published today by Accenture for International Women’s Day (IWD) 2014 on 8 March.
Úna Ní Dhubhghaill has been designated as the first chief executive of the new Charities Regulatory Authority, which is to be established under the Charities Act of 2009.
More than 1,500 young people are taking part in Skills for Work Week, which runs from today until Friday 7 March and is designed to provide participants with skills to help them get into employment.
The Irish economy is on the cusp of a take-off but that growth needs to be guided or it will slip back, or even be lost, according to Kieran Mulvey, chief executive of the Labour Relations Commission.
Nama is set to redeem €3bn in senior bonds within the next two weeks, the agency's chairman Frank Daly said today. The bonds were initially issued in 2010 and 2011
Microsoft allowed female transition year students into its Sandyford campus as part of an early International Women’s Day celebration today.
A new survey conducted by Amárach Research on behalf of Merc Partners reveals increasing optimism among senior executives on their own career prospects and a high level of interest in moving employment.
University College Cork’s department of accounting, finance and information systems, has launched an MSc in asset management in response, it said, to a “huge demand from industry”.
Independent News & Media plc has announced that its chief executive Vincent Crowley is to step down after just two years in the role.
Irish law firm McCann FitzGerald and UCD Sutherland School of Law have announced the creation of the new McCann FitzGerald chair of international law and business.
Former IDA CEO Sean Dorgan has been named as the new chairman of the Irish Management Institute (IMI).
The 12th annual Best Workplaces in Ireland gala awards event was held yesterday evening in the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Dublin.
Leading Irish and international responsible tourism experts are speaking on 19 March at The Responsible Tourism Conference 2014, the first of its kind in Ireland.
President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso is to travel to University College Cork (UCC) on Wednesday, 5 March, where he will be awarded an honorary doctorate and deliver a 25-minute address.
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is this year celebrating 50 years of the master of business administration (MBA) at UCD.
07.10.2013 More than three-quarters (76pc) of European chief executives, including from Ireland, believe that business is not doing enough to address global sustainability challenges, according to a survey by the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Accenture.
07.10.2013 Women make up 19pc of members of FTSE 100 company boards, according to new figures published today.
This compares with 12.5pc identified in the Women on Boards report by Lord Davies of Abersoch published in February 2011.
The figures reveal that women make up 23.8pc (up from 15.6pc) of non-executive directors and 6.1pc (up from 5.5pc) of executive directors on these boards. Since 1 March 2013, 25pc of board appointments have been women.