Ireland’s largest pharmacy group is acquiring 281 Sainsbury’s pharmacies
30.07.2015 Tourism Ireland’s Facebook page has now reached three million ‘likes’, which makes it the fourth most popular tourism board on the social media site after Australia, the US and...
30.07.2015 Discount supermarket brand Aldi has opened its seventh store in Co Kerry, in Kenmare, which will create 20 new jobs.
Ireland’s largest pharmacy group is acquiring 281 Sainsbury’s pharmacies
Discount supermarket brand has opened its seventh store in Co Kerry
This makes it the fourth most popular tourism board on the social media site
Former EY Entrepreneur of the Year and founder of Suretank
Irish wireless technology company Benetel is to hire 15 people
30.07.2015 Coillte has reported a 46pc increase in operating profit to €60.5m in 2014...
30.07.2015 People in Ireland take 40 times more selfies per capita than those in the US...
29.07.2015 Newly established company Troy Studios has signed an agreement with Limerick...
30.07.2015 The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) has reported that 1,626...
29.07.2015 ConnectIreland has appointed its chief operating officer Joanna Murphy as...
Cork-based start-up BlackBee Investments is to create five new jobs in the next 12 months which will bring its workforce up to 19 people within two years of setting up.
Irish forestry, land and natural resources company Coillte has reported a 46pc increase in operating profit to €60.5m in 2014 with sales outside Ireland accounting for 54pc of group turnover, which was up 8pc to €298m.
Tourism Ireland’s Facebook page has now reached three million ‘likes’, which makes it the fourth most popular tourism board on the social media site after Australia, the US and Britain.
People in Ireland take 40 times more selfies per capita than those in the US and eight times more than people in the UK, research released by Chinese ICT company Huawei has revealed.
Former EY Entrepreneur of the Year and founder of Suretank Patrick Joy has been appointed as a non-executive director of communications company TPI Group.
Ireland’s largest pharmacy group LloydsPharmacy is acquiring 281 Sainsbury’s pharmacies across the UK for £125m.
Discount supermarket brand Aldi has opened its seventh store in Co Kerry, in Kenmare, which will create 20 new jobs.
The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) has reported that 1,626 Irish SMEs have availed of its loans to date to a total value of €45m.
Irish wireless technology company Benetel is to hire 15 people in mainly technical roles having raised funding of €750,000 through the AIB Seed Capital Fund, which is co-managed by Dublin BIC.
Drinks company Diageo has reported a 5pc increase in net sales to £10.8bn with operating profits up 3pc to £2.8bn for the year to the end of June 2015 having completed its acquisition of India’s largest liquor company United Spirits.
Dr Tom Linihan co-founded Seapoint Clinic with Dr Ed O’Flaherty with the goal of breaking the traditional mould of dentistry. They now employ at team of 32 at their Blackrock, Co Dublin practice and plan to take the brand to a number of regional centres around the country over the next three years.
In its latest quarterly bulletin, the Central Bank has raised its forecast for GDP growth this year to 4.1pc, which it said reflects a more favourable outlook for consumer and investment.
Newly established company Troy Studios has signed an agreement with Limerick City and County Council for the long-term lease of the former Dell factory in Limerick.
Irish recycling brand Panda Waste is offering its 150,000 customers €40 off their waste collection bill if they switch electricity provider to its sister company Panda Power.
Tullamore Dew has appointed three more Irish graduates to act as brand ambassadors in Fort Lauderdale, Denver and Dallas.
Garden waste recycling company Mulch has opened what it says is Ireland’s first drive-through under-cover green waste centre as well as a new retail store in a 12,000 sq ft facility in Coolock, north Co Dublin.
Icelandic low cost carrier Wow Air has reported an 81pc load factor on flights between Dublin and Reykjavik, which started for the first time on 2 June.
ConnectIreland has appointed its chief operating officer Joanna Murphy as CEO, with immediate effect.
The four-star Clarion Hotel Cork located in the city’s central business district has gone on the market with a guide price of €30m.
Aer Lingus has reported a 7.1pc increase in its revenue performance in the second quarter of the year, while operating profit dropped by 10.9pc.
The significant decline in global prices of oil and gas has put severe pressure on the Irish oil and gas industry – a new survey shows that 18pc of participants rate the outlook for it as favourable compared to 54pc last year.
The Irish Tourist Industry Confederation (ITIC) has appointed Eoghan O’Mara Walsh as chief executive.
Outsourced marketing franchise, Thebestof, has announced the creation of 90 jobs across Ireland over the next three to four years.
IDA Ireland has this morning begun a two-day investment mission to London and Frankfurt, where it will target new jobs in the financial services and technology sector.
VHI said today that it has been authorised by the Central Bank as a non-life insurance and an insurance intermediary.
Nestlé Ireland has launched a 170g sharing block of its flagship brand called Kitkat Snap & Share and available in two flavours – milk chocolate and cookies and cream.
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) to deliver a unique online CPA certificate in IPSAS financial reporting in that market.
There is a severe shortage of chefs in Ireland and not enough chef training centres, which is threatening growth in the restaurant sector, according the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI).
Market intelligence company Industrial Info Resources (IIR) has officially opened its new 16,500 sq ft office in Ballybrit in Galway today.
Agri-services group Origin Enterprises has agreed to make two acquisitions in Romania for a total of €54.4m and has sold its 32pc stake in Valeo Foods Group for €86.6m.
Marks & Spencer is to sponsor a new radio show to be presented by TV3 news anchor Colette Fitzpatrick starting on Newstalk 106-108 FM next Sunday, 2 August.
UK company Weston Aviation is to open a new business aviation centre at Cork Airport where it will hire a team locally in sales, ground handling and administration over the next two years.
Dublin-based tech firm HeyStaks plans to hire 20 people within a year in commercial and technical roles further to raising €1.5m as part of a strategic partnership with Denis O’Brien’s company Digicel.
Permanent TSB (PTSB) has today announced a mortgage redress programme to compensate the 1,372 mortgage customers who lost their tracker rate mortgages due to failures by the group.
Greencore had revenues of £346.5m in the 13 weeks to 26 June 2015, up 6.2pc over last year on both a reported and a like-for-like basis.
On-demand car service Uber has picked Limerick for its first 'centre of excellence' outside the US.
Chef Kevin Dundon, proprietor of Dunbrody Country House Hotel and Cookery School in Co Wexford has been announced as a Ford ambassador.
New regulations are being introduced to protect the integrity of three Irish spirit drinks products by ensuring that products labelled as Irish whiskey, Irish poitín and Irish cream are produced on the island of Ireland according to strict technical specifications notified to European Commission.
Data centre provider Interxion has secured a contract with Dublin-headquartered firm Idiro Analytics to host its worldwide data centre services in the Irish capital.
BBF Capital Partners, a fund that provides bespoke short term bridging finance to the Irish commercial property market, has advanced €25m of its initial €50m in its first five months of operation, the lender said today.
Johnny Sexton has been named as a brand ambassador for Lexus until 2019.
Dundalk is to be the first town powered by Siro, the ESB Vodafone joint venture that is in the process of bringing a 100pc fibre optic broadband network to 50 towns across the country.
American biopharmaceutical services provider Parexel is opening a new global ‘decision-making hub’ in Dublin 8 where it plans to create 130 new jobs over the next 18 months.
The shortlist of 15 towns and villages being considered for the 2015 Tourism Towns Awards has been published by Fáilte Ireland.
Parcel delivery supplier DPD Ireland has made a €1.9m investment in upgrading 800 scanners within its network of 38 depots.
Irish people spent €1.26bn abroad with Visa cards in 2014, which was a 17pc increase on the previous year, according to figures released from Visa Europe.
The co-working initiative for tech start-ups Dogpatch Labs is to develop over 8,000 sq ft of new space in the 200 year old vaults below the CHQ building in Dublin’s Docklands in a new partnership with Ulster Bank.
Ireland needs an income tax system that better rewards work and is more attractive to mobile talent, according to employer organisation Ibec in its Budget 2016 submission released today.
Ryanair has reported a 25pc increase in first quarter profit to €245m, driven by a 16pc growth in passenger numbers to 28 million.
In Dublin as part of Hennessy’s 250th anniversary celebrations, president and CEO Bernard Peillon outlined the brand’s values and the importance of its Irish roots.
24.07.2015 Japan’s and Asia’s largest pharmaceutical company Takeda has nearly a 20-year history in Ireland and Greg Timmons, president, Takeda Ireland sees a bright future for the Irish operation.
23.07.2015 Twenty five year old Irish chef, Paul Hannegan, is making his mark in London having opened luxury catering company called Cuisson there in 2011.
21.07.2015 Dublin Port Company has launched a plan to protect a colony of small migratory seabirds that nest within the port.