He is about to assume office
29.10.2014 Ireland has been ranked the top destination for added value of foreign direct investment (FDI) programmes in the IBM Global Location Trends report for the second year in a row.
29.10.2014 Men’s clothing retailer Jack & Jones is to open a new flagship store in Dundrum Town Centre in the middle of November, creating approximately 30 new jobs.
He is about to assume office
This takes place on 5 November
The deal is for three years
He picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award
It will use sensor technology to measure everyday atmospheric conditions
31.10.2014 Protest is planned for this Saturday.
31.10.2014 It will take place on Monday, 3 November.
31.10.2014 Members of sector got opportunity to meet with her.
31.10.2014 This will mean loans and financial products being provided.
31.10.2014 It's entitled ‘Unlocking Asia’s Trade Potential for Ireland’.
Incoming EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan visited Irish food multinational Total Produce in Swords, Co Dublin on the eve of assuming office.
RTÉ has been announced as a global media partner for the 2014 Web Summit, which takes place in the RDS, Dublin from 4 to 6 November.
Chairman of Bord Bia and founder of The Company of Food Michael Carey is to speak as part of the FoodTech@TheMill programme on 5 November at The Mill Enterprise Hub in Drogheda, Co Louth.
Sony Mobile kicks off the 2014/2015 rugby season as it announces its partnership with the IRFU (Irish Rugby Football Union) as technology sponsor.
Pylons maybe be only one element of what EirGrid does, but at the moment it’s the most visible part.
DublinTown, the collective of 2,500 businesses in Dublin city centre, has raised concerns over disruption to the city centre as a result of the protest against water charges planned for this Saturday.
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.
The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) has secured €800m in funding for Irish SMEs, which will mean tailored loans and innovative financial products being provided to businesses at more favourable rates than currently available.
The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys was welcomed by the Irish Film and Television Academy (Ifta) CEO Áine Moriarty at an industry breakfast on Thursday, 30 October, giving members of the sector the opportunity to meet with the Minister for the first time.
Consumer confidence in the UK jumped three points for the third successive quarter to hit its highest level for seven years, according to the latest figures from Nielsen.
Lord Mayor of Dublin Christy Burke has launched a new economic report commissioned by Asia Matters entitled ‘Unlocking Asia’s Trade Potential for Ireland’.
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.
BT employees have raised a total of €128,000 for Irish Cancer Society and Marie Curie charity shops after competing against each other earlier this month in the ‘Great BT Charity Shops Challenge’.
AIB Group is reducing its standard variable rate for owner occupier mortgage customers by 0.25pc across AIB, EBS and Haven.
RBS said today that Ulster Bank will remain part of the group following completion of a strategic review.
In an interim management statement issued today, Bank of Ireland said defaulted loans in its portfolio have continued to decline and now stand at €16.4bn.
A new TV advert for Coors Light entitled ‘Expedition’ is being launched in Ireland this week.
Rehab has appointed Mo Flynn as its new chief executive.
Irish-owned car finance player First Citizen Finance has reported pre-tax profits of €2m in its first year in business.
George Clooney is returning to screens in the latest Nespresso advertising campaign, which will debut online on 30 October.
The Dublin Beatles Festival kicks off on Friday, 7 November – celebrating the 51st anniversary of the culture-shifting performance of The Beatles in Ireland.
Irish IT security firm Smarttech.ie is currently recruiting network engineers on the back of export growth in the UK and mainland Europe.
Ghosts, ghouls and other supernatural creatures all make their presence felt at Halloween, both on screen and off screen, but for four Irish Research Council funded researchers, the dark and supernatural are a year-round fascination.
Hilton Worldwide has announced an exclusive license agreement with Plateno Hotels Group, one of China’s leading hospitality groups, to rapidly launch and develop the Hampton by Hilton brand in China.
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.
Ryanair has launched the latest update to its mobile app.
Musgrave Retail Partners Ireland has agreed to acquire the Allied Logistics business from DCC plc.
Eircom Business Solutions has partnered with Google, PayPal, Samsung, the Digital Marketing Institute and Salesforce to launch a €250,000 seed fund for Irish SMEs.
The Doodle 4 Google competition is returning for the seventh year.
Irish business activity levels have improved further through the summer months to push the KBC Bank Ireland/Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Index to its strongest levels since the survey began in late 2006.
LittlewoodsIreland.ie has launched its new Christmas TV ad and through the line integrated advertising campaign.
Twitter and IBM have announced a partnership that the two companies claim will "help transform how businesses and institutions understand their customers, markets and trends, and inform every business decision".
Medical devices company Teleflex is to create more than 100 new, high-skilled positions over the next three years at its Athlone office.
Tesco has confirmed that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in the UK has started an investigation into its accounting practices.
Irish technology company Openet said today that it is creating 45 new highly skilled jobs, 30 of which will be based at its global headquarters in Dublin. with the other 15 at its Asian hub in Kuala Lumpur.
The Irish Exporters Association (IEA) has established the African Business Forum to help Irish exporters to enter this largely untapped region and explore the scope for increased trade links between Ireland and Africa.
An Sean Dún community in Ennis, Co Clare has been chosen as the Calor Sustainable Community Champion 2014.
One of the key achievements of Marks & Spencer’s ‘Plan A’ sustainability programme has been in its engagement with food suppliers, according to Carmel McQuaid, head of sustainable business at Marks & Spencer.
As Halloween approaches, Twitter has taken a look at some characters tweeting in 2014 – from beyond the grave.
The Central Bar in Navan was named 2014 Bar of the Year at the ninth annual Bar of the Year Awards, which were presented at a black tie ceremony in the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel last night.
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.
Ryanair said today that it will open its second Danish base in Copenhagen next March, with up to four based aircraft. This will be the airline’s 70th base in total.
Microsoft has made a software donation worth €1.3m to Enable Ireland, bringing the total value of software it has donated to the charity over the past three years to over €2.53m.
Old and new world’s will collide at the Web Summit as it was announced that director Nick Ryan (producer and director of award-winning documentary The Summit) will launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for his latest film on the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland – Six Days of the Rising.
Kantar Media Ad Intelligence Ireland has announced the launch of AdExpress, a unique advertising monitoring and insights platform.
Toyota Ireland has launched a major multi-platform marketing campaign across TV, cinema, digital called ‘All Things to All People’.
Paul Brugger, founder and CEO of Cork-based start-up TIC, won second place in a competition at the International Air Transport Association Global Passenger Innovation Awards in San Diego in the US recently for his new software solution BizTweet.
Energia has secured a €500,000 two-year deal with Horseracing Ireland, which will involve it supplying over four GWHrs electricity to power four of Ireland’s racecourses – Fairyhouse, Leopardstown, Tipperary and Navan.
25.08.2014 Having a sustainability plan and Origin Green charter has been the key driver in Dawn Meats achieving a 90pc reduction in thermal energy consumption on one of its major sites and a 50pc reduction on other sites between 2012 and 2013.
22.08.2014 Lean thinking, customer development frameworks and business model innovation are transforming how new products are built and how growth strategies are developed, writes Mary Cronin.
21.08.2014 In the first of a new series on corporate governance, we consider the role of the non-executive director.
19.08.2014 Roddy Doyle’s The Barrytown Trilogy has been selected as the Dublin: One City One Book for 2015.