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18.06.2013 The EU needs to prioritise and support digital growth and innovation so that digital competency is pervasive in all member states and across all aspects of people’s everyday...
18.06.2013 Only 2pc of Irish high net worth individuals’ (HNWIs) wealth is held in business/entrepreneurial interests with most (55pc) being held in property, more than any other country...
Watergate journalist visits Dalkey for book festival launch
Chief executive Hester to leave bank later this year
25 of Ireland's most powerful women honoured in WXN 2013 awards
Scheme to help promote the country’s economic development
Car brand tops the rankings for third consecutive year
14.06.2013 NUI Galway conferring three outstanding individuals with the 2013 honorary...
14.06.2013 Deloitte has announced the appointment of three new partners.
13.06.2013 Group managing director of Glanbia to receive a lifetime achievement award.
12.06.2013 Aaron Forde's appointment follows resignation of Vincent Buckley from the...
14.06.2013 Founder of Pigsback.com Michael Dwyer on his entrepreneurial journey.
The EU needs to prioritise and support digital growth and innovation so that digital competency is pervasive in all member states and across all aspects of people’s everyday lives, according to Edel Flynn, chief executive of the Digital Hub Development Agency.
Only 2pc of Irish high net worth individuals’ (HNWIs) wealth is held in business/entrepreneurial interests with most (55pc) being held in property, more than any other country globally, according to a new Barclays report.
Ellvena Graham, Ulster Bank chief operating officer and recently appointed head of Ulster Bank Northern Ireland, has won two industry awards.
A group of 60 youth ambassadors from countries hardest hit by youth unemployment – Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain and Ireland – were invited to Dublin by Microsoft today to participate in a focused workshop that looked at a number of challenges under the title ‘Driving Digital Jobs in Europe’.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its tenth review of Ireland as part of its troika bailout, and has disbursed the latest chunk of aid, about €0.95bn, to bring the total to about €20bn so far.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD is confident that Ireland’s tax record will not come up in the second day of the G8 summit today in Fermanagh.
More than three quarters of young entrepreneurs in the G20 countries believe they are a major source of technology innovation in their countries, according to a report by Accenture and the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance.
The sixth and largest ever EuroNanoForum conference opens today in The Convention Centre Dublin.
Lisa Ricciardi has been appointed as a non-executive director of United Drug with effect from 14 June 2013.
The Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas is set to resign today over a bribery and spying scandal involving his government.
Syria and global economic issues are set to be the main items on the agenda at the G8 summit, which begins in Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh later this afternoon.
Deloitte has announced the appointment of three new partners.
The European-wide drive to increase female participation at senior levels in business can only be achieved if there is a mindset change regarding paid paternity leave in Ireland, according to executive search firm Accreate.
Aer Lingus, in partnership with Unicef Ireland, has today launched a special collection on board all flights across its network for the children of Syria.
NUI Galway will today confer three outstanding individuals with the 2013 honorary degrees.
Scientists, politicians and policy makers from Europe and the US are coming together in Cork for a workshop focused on the development of co-operative international large-scale scientific facilities in Ireland.
A group of global business leaders, The B Team, has been formed by Sir Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz, founder of the Zeitz Foundation, to deliver a new way of doing business that prioritises people and the planet alongside profit.
The Government published the Protection of Human Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013 this morning.
Royal Bank of Scotland Group has announced that Stephen Hester is to step down from his role chief executive later this year.
The automotive sector dominates the 2013 Interbrand Best Global Green Brands report, which places Toyota in top spot for the third year in a row, followed by Ford in second and Honda in third place.
Anne Boden, COO of AIB, Maeve Carton, board and finance director, CRH, Cathriona Hallahan, MD of Microsoft Ireland, Brid Horan, deputy chief executive, ESB, and Christine Ourmières, CEO of CityJet, have been named among the winners of Ireland’s Most Powerful Women: Top 25 Awards for 2013, which were announced today by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) and HSBC Ireland.
Ireland does a good job in providing basic broadband with over 97pc of the population covered, but has a much bigger challenge with the superfast target, according to the European Commission's annual Digital Agenda Scoreboard.
Teenagers who actively engage in leadership training manifest key skills including self-control, confidence and assertiveness, according to a new study.
CEO of Aurivo Co-operative Society Aaron Forde has been appointed chairman of the Irish Dairy Board (IDB), following the resignation of Vincent Buckley from the position.
The office of the vice-president for innovation at University College Dublin (UCD) is hosting the first ever TEDx event at the university today with has an overall theme of ‘Foresight’.
The Nationwide UK (Ireland)/ESRI Savings Index fell two points in May due primarily to a decline in the numbers of under 50s saving regularly.
A major conference is taking place in Dublin Castle this week as part of Ireland’s presidency of the EU, focusing on what it takes to be a thriving entrepreneur in the 21st Century.
Today 110 of Ireland’s leading entrepreneurs will depart Irish shores as they embark on the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year CEO Retreat.
A total of 100 expert speakers and international delegates comprising policy-makers, regulators, governing bodies, industry and academia from the chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food, environmental and related sectors are gathering in Dublin today and tomorrow for a two-day European Risk Summit to examine the role of science in the formulation of legislation, regulation and directives.
'Equus Live 2013' – a unique equine event taking place in Punchestown in November 2013 – was officially launched today by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney TD.
Bill Kyle is to take up the position of group chief executive designate of Irish Life once its takeover by Great-West Life of Canada is complete, which is expected to be in the next few weeks.
A new probiotic bacterial strain and an industrial fault finder have won Invention of the Year awards in the areas of bioscience and ICT, respectively, at gatewayUCC in Cork.
Professional services firm PwC is appointing two new financial services partners, effective from 1 July 2013, reflecting the growth of its asset management and insurance practices in Ireland.
A major campaign involving numerous high-profile musical artists from around the world called ‘agit8’ has been launched to combat extreme poverty in the run up to the G8 summit in Northern Ireland.
Minister for Health Dr James Reilly TD has announced a €14.5m investment and the creation of 30 new jobs as part of a phased expansion of the renal care facilities at Dublin’s Beaumont and Connolly Hospitals.
A series of international research projects led by Dr Stephen Kinsella, senior lecturer in economics at Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick (UL), has received €650,000 in funding from a number of international sources, including the Institute for New Economic Thinking in New York.
Deloitte, in association with Barclays, is encouraging indigenous Irish companies to submit their applications for the 2013/2014 Best Managed Companies Awards programme.
The first formal bi-lateral meeting between Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta is taking place today in Rome.
Thirty three projects have been shortlisted for this year’s Irish Architecture Awards, including the new student centre at University College Dublin, Bord Gáis Networks and Ballyroan Library.
Over half the people in a TV3 News opinion poll are in favour of getting rid of the Seanad, with cost given as the main reason for wanting it gone.
TV presenter Graham Norton was among a number of key figures from the world of broadcasting, business, journalism and law to receive honorary doctorates from University College Cork (UCC) today.
CEO of charity Depaul Ireland Kerry Anthony has won the ‘Community Leader’ award in the Northern Ireland Impact Awards hosted by Business in the Community NI in partnership with Electric Ireland.
Coillte has won the Millicom Award for Environmental & Corporate Sustainability at the European Business Awards, which were held on 6 June in Istanbul, Turkey.
Edmond Harty, CEO and technical director of Kerry-based Dairymaster, is representing Ireland at the Ernst and Young World Entrepreneur of the Year, which is taking place in Monte Carlo this weekend.
A new Ernst & Young survey of former Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) winners indicates that the world’s leading entrepreneurs have been resilient during tough economic times and continue to be positive about their future recruitment plans.
New research published by Fundraising Ireland, the association for professional fundraisers, suggests that corporate donations to charities fell by 27pc in the last year, while donations from the general public were down by 4.3pc in the same period.
Petroceltic International said today that Con Casey, a non-executive director, has decided to retired from the exploration company’s board with immediate effect.
Work is officially starting on the Newlands Cross flyover and the N11 Arklow to Rathnew dual carriageway road projects after Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar turned the sod on both schemes yesterday afternoon.
The Convention on the Constitution will hold its second and final meeting on the Dáil electoral system this weekend.
Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) president Rory O’Donnell has announced the appointment of Darragh O’Loughlin as the next secretary general of the organisation.
15.04.2013 As BT’s chief sustainability officer, Irishman Niall Dunne is leading the company’s global climate change and sustainable development strategy.
It’s an intrinsic role at the company, which includes becoming a responsible and sustainable leader among its six strategic priorities.
29.03.2013 Louise Phelan, vice president, global operations, Europe, the Middle East and Africa for PayPal, talks about her career and about the importance of having a diversity of perspective in business and in the boardroom.