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31.10.2014 The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (Glen), the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) and Marriage Equality are launching 'Yes Equality', a campaign to encourage people to...
31.10.2014 James Taylor, managing director of Wales-based Superstars Ltd, was this week named the overall winner of the UK Institute of Directors’ fifth annual Director of the Year Awards,...
Internet of Things and its power to solve global challenges to be key focus
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Smiles Dental founder will replace Sean Corkery on 1 February 2015
Mario Nintendo, Sonic the Hedgehog, Pac Man and Space Invaders honoured
‘Photobomb’ named by Collins English Dictionary as 2014 Word of the Year
23.10.2014 Bill gives effect to Budget 2015's taxation measures.
23.10.2014 James Maclay's appointment follows opening of agency's London office earlier...
21.10.2014 Taoiseach and Paddy Cosgrave to ring opening bell from Dublin.
22.10.2014 Fifth best for 2015, according to Lonely Planet.
22.10.2014 Ireland scores badly in 2014 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI).
The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (Glen), the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) and Marriage Equality are launching 'Yes Equality', a campaign to encourage people to register to vote ahead of next year’s referendum on civil marriage equality at 11am on Monday, 3 November at the cross section of The Quad in University College Cork, Western Road, Cork.
James Taylor, managing director of Wales-based Superstars Ltd, was this week named the overall winner of the UK Institute of Directors’ fifth annual Director of the Year Awards, which Richard Branson picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award.
A project called CitySense has been launched in Dublin which will use sensor technology to measure everyday atmospheric conditions and how they impact on people.
Rehab has appointed Mo Flynn as its new chief executive.
Several Silicon Valley CEOs are speaking at a conference in Co Mayo next month about the future of drone technology.
Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English has welcomed the introduction of an exception to copyright law that will allow cultural institutions in the State to digitise certain works in their collections where the identity of the owner or owners is unknown and which are therefore referred to as ‘orphan’ works.
Ireland has been ranked 13th in a survey of 189 economies for ease of doing business, moving up four places in the World Bank’s Doing Business listing.
Liam Herlihy has informed the board of Glanbia that he intends to retire as chairman and as director at the conclusion of the AGM in May 2015.
A three-day global summit is taking place in Dublin on 19 to 21 November as part of The Undergraduate Awards (UA), the world’s only pan-discipline academic awards programme.
Nóirín Ní Laocha has been appointed chief executive officer of BuyAndSell.ie.
English Premier League players Rio Ferdinand and Philippe Senderos and UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship – stars Conor McGregor and Cathal Pendred have been added to the line-up of the inaugural Sport Summit at next week’s Web Summit in Dublin.
While nearly quarters of 14 to 16 year olds would consider a Stem-related career, most know little or nothing about the types of jobs are on offer, according to research released today by Nestlé UK & Ireland.
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary last week signed a new five-year contract that commits him to the airline until September 2019.
Marguerite Sayers has been appointed managing director of ESB Networks Ltd, while Paul Mulvaney has been named the company’s head of innovation.
The market for products and services related to the Internet of Things (IoT) will be worth an estimated €5.5trn globally between now and 2020, according to Silicon Republic which held its annual Innovation Ireland Forum at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin today.
Ding founder and CEO Mark Roden was last night named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014.
Finance Bill 2014 was published today by Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan.
An event taking place in Dublin tomorrow will focus on demystifying the Internet of Things (IoT) and demonstrating its power to solve major global challenges, as well as future policies and practices for enabling innovation.
Further to selling Smiles Dental earlier this year, Emmet O’Neill has been appointed to take over as chief executive of Topaz from Sean Corkery on 1 February 2015.
Aer Lingus is implementing a suite of mobile apps to drive further efficiencies in procurement.
A total of 219 students from 17 institutes in Ireland have received combined funding of €16.8m over four years under the latest round of the Irish Research Council’s postgraduate scholarship scheme awards.
Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan TD has launched the second year of ‘Digital Schools of Distinction’ with plans to sign up a further 750 schools and expand into the UK in 2015.
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.
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.