John Callaghan retiring as senior independent director
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20.10.2014 The Responsible Serving of Alcohol (RSA) has launched a new initiative for training bar owners and staff in Ireland.
20.10.2014 Five new world-class SFI research centres are to be set up with Government and industry funding of €245m over the next six years.
John Callaghan retiring as senior independent director
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30.09.2014 Oliver Daniels to lead €75m SFI funded research centre.
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30.09.2014 Jay Bregman will be keynote speaker at ISA Software Industry Awards on 21...
The Responsible Serving of Alcohol (RSA) has launched a new initiative for training bar owners and staff in Ireland.
Five new world-class SFI research centres are to be set up with Government and industry funding of €245m over the next six years.
Ireland’s first degree in audiology, offered by Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT), is on a par with the standards of similar UK and other international programmes, according to a report.
Over 300 of Ireland’s leading CEOs are expected to attend this year’s CEO Forum, which is taking place in Dublin Castle on 26 November with the central theme of ‘Internationalisation – rising to the challenges’.
Research collaborations between Irish SMEs and higher education institutions (HEIs) have secured over €9.1m from the Horizon 2020 EU research and innovation programme.
With an executive career of 37 years at Unilever, Niall FitzGerald has assumed the chair of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School Advisory Board as of this month.
The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has issued a statement after meeting with the HSE to discuss the HSE’s contingency plans in the event of an Ebola case in Ireland.
Ireland has been ranked 20th among 55 countries in terms of its attractiveness as a work location in the Indeed Hiring Lab’s Location Desirability Index.
Nearly three-quarters (73pc) of Irish business leaders are of the view that Budget 2015 will improve the outlook for the Irish economy, according to the findings in the PwC Post Budget Opinion Poll carried out at its Budget Breakfast attended by over 500 business leaders.
Sean McCormick has been appointed head of engineering by hotel group Jurys Inn.
The newly unveiled Budget 2015 contains no new spending cuts or overall tax increases for the first time in seven years.
The changes to the residency rules for foreign companies announced in today’s Budget will not alter the core attribute of Ireland's tax offering, which will remain highly competitive, according to IDA Ireland.
The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has begun his Budget speech in the Dáil.
Global music streaming service Deezer has appointed Christian Harris its new MD for UK and Ireland from 14 November, taking over from Mark Foster who has left the company.
Managing director of Sodexo Ireland Margot Slattery is the only person from the Republic of Ireland to be named among the Top 100 influential lesbian and gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) business leaders published in association with the Financial Times.
With the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan expected to announce an end to austerity, Budget 2015 is expected to include measures such as reducing the higher rate of income tax from 41pc to 40pc next year.
Technology company Sláinte Healthcare has appointed Declan Daly as its new chief financial officer (CFO) and board member responsible for the financial oversight of the company as it expands worldwide.
The European Commission and Europe's data industry have committed to invest €2.5bn in a public-private partnership (PPP) that aims to strengthen the data sector and put Europe at the forefront of the global data race.
Trinity College Dublin has launched a new postgraduate course in ‘21st Century Teaching and Learning’ aimed at building teacher capacity to leverage technology in the classroom.
Current chief commercial officer of Molson Coors Europe Frederic Landtmeters is to take over as managing director of Molson Coors UK and Ireland from 1 January 2015.
The Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 is to be awarded jointly to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai for “their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”, the Norwegian Nobel committee announced today.
Five directors have recently obtained designation as chartered directors, having successfully completed the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD) chartered director programme.
Judith Eve has been appointed as chairman of the board of the Public Appointments Service, while Eimear Kenny and Anne-Marie Taylor will take up positions as ordinary members.
Liam Sloyan has been appointed the first regulator of the National Lottery and is set to take up the role on 17 November.
Apple and Google have retained the top two positions on Interbrand’s Best Global Brands ranking for the second year.
Celene Craig, the deputy chief executive of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), will take on her official duties as vice-chairperson of the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) at the group’s 40th meeting in Tbilisi, Georgia today.
Over 240 female, second-level students have attended an interactive career event in Dublin aimed at inspiring young women to consider engineering as a career or a third level option.
UPC has announced that it is to create ten new CoderDojo events across Ireland over the next 12 months in partnership with CoderDojo, which is a global voluntary network of programming clubs for young people.
Rugby player Jamie Heaslip has become an ambassador for Science Week, Science Foundation Ireland’s annual education and public engagement programme.
Lead actress on US legal drama ‘Suits’ Meghan Markle is to be a key speaker at the 2014 One Young World Summit taking place at the Convention Centre Dublin this month.
A special article published today by the ESRI in its Quarterly Economic Commentary examines the impact of fiscal policy in an Irish context when it is evaluated at different stages of the economic cycle.
Ibec has raised its growth forecast for 2014 from 3.1pc to 6.1pc based, it said, on “remarkably positive” trends right across the economy.
An Post has announced that Roger Fisk, campaign and media strategist who played a key behind the scenes role in the electoral victories of US President Barack Obama, will address the attendees at this year’s Early Bird Club.
Tyndall National Institute and Teagasc have formed a partnership to create smart agriculture technologies with the aim of improving Irish competitiveness in the agri-food sector.
Hugh Hessing is to replace Alison Burns as CEO of Aviva Ireland, having recently led initiatives across the group to develop simpler, quicker and more efficient ways to serve customers.
BT has announced that Paul Wright has been appointed to the new role of chief information officer (CIO) for its all-island operation.
Tesco has announced today that Richard Cousins and Mikael Ohlsson will join its board as non-executive directors on 1 November 2014.
The European Commission has proposed to provide Ireland with €1.5m from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 138 former workers of the jewellery firm Andersen Ireland Ltd to find new jobs.
AIB has recognised two accountants who came first in Ireland in the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) examinations.
Permanent TSB Group Holdings plc has appointed Paul Byrne as group treasurer.
The MooMonitor+ device developed by Irish company Dairymaster has won the Dairy Herd Management Innovation Award at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin in the US.
The Health and Safety Authority (HAS) is marking 25 years since its establishment in 1989 at a conference in Mullingar where President Michael D Higgins made the opening address.
Stobart Air, the regional franchise flying partner, has been shortlisted for the ‘Airline of the Year’ award at the annual UK National Transport Awards to be held in London.
For today’s business leaders, disruption through encouraging your team to blaze a new trail is often more important to commercial success than guiding the team along a familiar path, according to leading business strategy consultant Dr Trish Gorman.
Michael Dowling has today been appointed chairman designate at Kerry Group to succeed Denis Buckley, who is retiring from the board at the end of the year.
A revised model for ministerial appointments to State boards was approved by the Cabinet at a meeting yesterday afternoon.
John Callaghan is to retire from the Glanbia board as a non-executive director, senior independent director and chairman of the audit committee with effect from 1 December 2014.
DCC’s chairman for the last six years, Michael Buckley, retired from the company’s board today.
Google has revealed that The Open University has been ranked as the No 1 European university and No 3 in the world in its worldwide search rankings.
Security software company Trend Micro, which has an EMEA centre in Cork, has signed a three-year deal with international police organisation Interpol in an effort to combat cybercrime.
19.08.2014 Female managers aged 40 or more in the UK earn 35pc less than their male counterparts, according to new research published by the CMI (Chartered Management Institute).
22.08.2014 Businesses globally are moving towards more socially and environmentally sustainable practices because it makes good financial sense, according to new research from Grant Thornton.
22.08.2014 Being a non-executive director is both challenging and rewarding, writes Gary Joyce.