Industry and academia joining forces on biopharmaceutical technologies research
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21.11.2014 A special all-Ireland conference on mental health and addiction has heard of a rise in ‘process’ addictions in Ireland, including gambling and internet gaming.
20.11.2014 DCC has been named as the overall winner of this year’s Published Accounts Awards, as well as winning the Large Quoted Entities category.
Industry and academia joining forces on biopharmaceutical technologies research
Letters sent to the late Brian Lenihan ahead of the bailout
Boole regarded as one of the most significant pioneers of information age
Kerry footballer and former SSPC researcher wins for 'Starship Enterprise'
UCD professor named Science Foundation Ireland Researcher of the Year 2014.
10.11.2014 Cork-based Inhance Technology is the fastest growing tech company in Ireland.
07.11.2014 Sixth year student from Co Monaghan is overall winner of SciFest 2014.
06.11.2014 David Mitchell is outsourced packaging solutions company's non-executive...
07.11.2014 Business director Ken Nolan promoted to deputy MD with Jessica King taking...
05.11.2014 Appointment made by Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources,...
A special all-Ireland conference on mental health and addiction has heard of a rise in ‘process’ addictions in Ireland, including gambling and internet gaming.
Dublin-based music and video app WholeWorldBand (WWB) has won the top prize at the 2014 Eircom Spider Awards as well as winning the awards for best app and innovative use of technology in digital marketing.
DCC has been named as the overall winner of this year’s Published Accounts Awards, as well as winning the Large Quoted Entities category.
Tony Garry is to step down as CEO of financial services company Davy next March to be succeeded by Brian McKiernan, who currently heads up Davy’s wealth and asset management business.
Brothers Sam and Jeremy Bowles, third level students of computer science and commerce, respectively, have won a €4,000 prize at the first ever AIB Datathon.
Environment Minister Alan Kelly today announced that the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) has approved a water charges plan for Irish Water.
Tyndall National Institute and the ASSERT for Health Centre at UCC (Application of Science to Simulation Education Research & Training) have unveiled the future of ‘technology enhanced learning’ for healthcare professionals.
Owner of the Ballymaloe Cookery School Darina Allen has received an outstanding achievement award from Cork Chamber for her commitment to promoting Irish food.
Trinity College Dublin scientist Dr Shane Bergin has today been awarded the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) achievement award for his “contribution to communicating science in a fun and attractive way and mentoring the next generation in science”.
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan TD will attend the meeting of the select Sub Committee on Finance today Tuesday, 18 November, Wednesday, 19 November and Thursday, 20 November 2014 for the committee stage of the Finance Bill 2014.
Forty percent of households in Ireland with adults in the 25 to 55 age group do not have private pension cover, according to research carried out by Friends First.
Alo Duffy of has been appointed chairman of Lakeland Dairies Co-operative Society Ltd.
Richard Moat has been appointed CEO of Eircom.
Dublin Chamber of Commerce is celebrating 50 years at its offices on Clare St, Dublin 2, with the publication of a new book that chronicles the 230-year history of the organisation.
More than nine out of 10 (91pc) of chief financial officers (CFOs) in Ireland believe their business is in a good position to capitalise on the expected economic up-turn in Q4 and on into 2015, according to a survey by RSM Farrell Grant Sparks.
Capita Asset Services has appointed Gerry McGinn as a non-executive director.
Secondary school teachers are to take strike action on 2 December and on a further day in January over proposed junior cycle reforms.
The eurozone’s annual rate of inflation rose from 0.3pc in September to 0.4pc in October, Eurostat said today.
The outgoing chairman of the Revenue Commissioners Josephine Feehily has been appointed chairperson designate of the new independent Policing Authority.
Seasonally adjusted GDP rose by 0.2pc in the euro area and by 0.3pc in the wider European Union during the third quarter of 2014, compared with the previous quarter, according to flash estimates published today by Eurostat.
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) and CPA Australia have renewed a mutual recognition agreement (MRA) that was first signed in 2010.
Recognising a need to develop the skills of rugby players outside the sport, particularly in the area of business, Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), Irupa and Munster Rugby has developed a new ‘Certificate in Enterprise Potential’ to promote and protect the welfare of their members by endeavouring to safeguard their futures, both on and off the pitch.
There is a transition occurring from the old paradigm in which leadership resided in a person or role to one in which it is a collective process spread through networks of people, according to Helen Brophy, director, Smurfit Executive Development at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.
Geopolitical instability was ranked as the number one issue for global growth ahead of dealing with debt reduction, equipping for a knowledge-driven age, coping with increasing longevity and climate change, according to a poll of over 300 European institutional investors.
To mark National Science Week, Dr Bernadette Doyle, VP and global technical head - Global Manufacturing and Supply with GSK shares her thoughts on women in science.
Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys and chairman of the Glasnevin Trust John Green led the proceedings at this year's Armistice Day commemoration at Glasnevin Cemetery.
The Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2015, the first national scheme to identify and celebrate businesses that are making a difference in the tourism industry and actively contributing to recent growth in the sector, were officially launched today by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring.
The Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform will continue its overview of the banking sector tomorrow, 12 November 2014 when it meets with Permanent TSB chief executive Jeremy Masding.
The Rosie Hackett Bridge, which links the north and south banks of the River Liffey, has been voted Engineering Project of the Year by the Irish public.
The Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald, Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan and Magnus Ternsjö, CEO of UPC, have announced that UPC is the first broadband service provider in Ireland to restrict access to domain names containing child sexual abuse material, effective immediately.
Nina Arwitz has joined Volunteer Ireland as chief executive officer.
Cork-based Inhance Technology is the fastest growing tech company in Ireland, according to the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards.
A new industry academic collaboration on biopharmaceutical technologies research is to receive €1.05m in funding from the Department of Jobs through Science Foundation Ireland's Spokes programme, as well as €450,000 in cash and in-kind contributions from a range of industry partners.
Some changes at the top have been made at media agency Mindshare, where business director Ken Nolan has been promoted to deputy managing director with Jessica King taking over his role.
A sixth year student from Co Monaghan, Christopher Carragher, is the overall winner of SciFest 2014 for his project Memory Buddy.
Perigord Premedia, the Irish-owned provider of outsourced packaging solutions for the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, has appointed David Mitchell as its non-executive chairman.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has joined Dr Michael Murphy, president of University College Cork (UCC), to launch details of the university’s year-long celebrations in 2015 to mark the bicentenary of George Boole (1815–1864), a self-taught mathematical genius who was UCC's first professor of mathematics and who is widely regarded as one of the most significant pioneers of the information age.
The European Central Bank has published four letters sent in November 2010 by the ECB president at the time, Jean-Claude Trichet, to Ireland’s then Minister for Finance, the late Brian Lenihan, ahead of the bailout.
Companies around the world – including Virgin Media, Logitech, IBM, British Airways, GOL Airlines, Rubicon Project and SAP – are today celebrating LinkedIn Bring In Your Parents Day.
Moya Doherty has been appointed chair of the RTÉ board by Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources, Alex White.
Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English has announced the 10 recipients of €1.7m in funding delivered by the Department of Jobs through the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Advance Award Programme.
UCD’s Prof Barry Smyth has been named the Science Foundation Ireland Researcher of the Year 2014.
Dr Anthony Maher, a member of Kerry’s Senior Football All Ireland winning team, has won Science Foundation Ireland’s 2014 Research Image of the Year competition for a depiction of his research at the Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC) at University of Limerick.
Mediation and arbitration can be more private, cost-effective and efficient alternatives to traditional litigation when it comes to resolving commercial disputes, writes Edmund Butler.
The Competition Authority and the National Consumer Agency have been amalgamated to form a new entity, the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
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.
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.