They will be going to three major cities
26.08.2014 Ireland’s unemployment rate fell from 12pc in the first quarter of 2014 to 11.5pc in Q2, according to figures released today from the Central Statistics Office.
25.08.2014 Ulster Bank has upgraded its growth forecasts and is now expecting real GDP growth of 3.1pc this year following a stronger-than-expected Q1 performance. This is up from an...
They will be going to three major cities
The new campaign is called #NeverTooYoung
It's in partnership with Exterion Media
Mobile fundraising company has released figures
Special meeting was held for EU leaders
01.09.2014 New orders increased at the highest level since 1999.
01.09.2014 PHD managing director Jason Nebenzahl talks about the campaign.
01.09.2014 Company is based in Co Mayo.
01.09.2014 It's called USofIreland.
The Aon Hewitt Managed Fund Index, an index representing the performance of traditional Irish pension managed funds, increased by 2.9pc in August.
Co Mayo based Nephin Whiskey Company has launched a campaign on crowdfunding site Indiegogo in a bid to raise US$150,000 – which, if successful, would be the largest amount ever raised by an Irish company in this way.
PHD Ireland has been nominated along with DDFH&B for an Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (Iapi) ADFX Award for its work on The Gathering. It developed the media strategy, planning and buying working alongside DDFH&B (creative) and RMG (digital development). Business & Leadership spoke to PHD managing director Jason Nebenzahl about the successful campaign.
Former Just-Eat.ie managing director James Galvin has launched an online start-up venture for Irish crafts called USofIreland mainly targeting the Irish diaspora in the US.
Annemarie Harte has been appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of the Hardware Association Ireland (HAI).
Eighteen Irish tourism enterprises will be going to three major cities in China later this month as part of a Tourism Ireland sales mission.
A new campaign called #NeverTooYoung has been launched aiming to sign 10,000 children aged seven to 11 years up to a free entrepreneurship programme.
Love Irish Food has launched a new brand development award that will see one of its members receive €70,000 in advertising space through a partnership with Exterion Media.
LikeCharity, the mobile fundraising company behind the ice bucket challenge, has released figures showing over half a million Irish people have donated to the ice bucket challenge via text.
Irish consultancy and training firm the Leading Edge Group has signed a major ‘Lean’ initiative with the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne during the Enterprise Ireland Trade and Investment Mission to Australia this week.
BT Ireland chief executive Colm O’Neill has been appointed as the new chairman for Ibec body the Telecommunications and Internet Federation (TIF).
Depaul Ireland witnessed a significant increase in the number of people accessing its community support services in 2013, and prevented 450 people from becoming homeless during the period, according to the organisation’s latest annual report.
The industries most impacted by the economic downturn – including manufacturing and motoring – showed continued signs of improvement in August 2014, according to new figures from Vision-net.ie.
A growing number of businesses across the UK support a renegotiated relationship with the EU, according to a British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) survey.
At its special meeting of Brussels on Saturday, EU leaders elected Poland’s prime minister Donald Tusk as the next president of the European Council.
Manufacturing output growth in August hit a three year high, while new orders increased at the highest level since December 1999, according to Investec’s latest monthly Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI).
Grafton Group plc said today that it has completed the acquisition of Direct Builders Merchants Ltd, a general merchanting business trading from three branches located in Sittingbourne, Whitstable and Ashford in Kent.
The seeds of the idea for Anne Butterly’s multi-award-winning patented disposable eco-towels were sown in 2003 when the Easydry founder was sharing a flat in Dublin with six friends, one of whom was colouring her hair at home.
The Coca-Cola Company has come in as sponsor of Pitch 2014, the Web Summit’s international start-up competition, which will take place alongside the main event this November.
The Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny has been officially opened, nearly a month after opening its doors to the public.
Phishing attacks decreased by 25pc on the previous month, according to RSA, the security division of EMC.
Dublin-born sisters Carol and Therese McNally, who brought swim school Water Babies to Ireland five years ago, have been shortlisted for Mums & Tots Magazine ‘Mumtrepreneur of the Year’ award.
SuperValu has launched the €80 saving challenge to support parents facing the pinch during the back to school period.
Over four in five adults in Ireland read newspapers regularly, according to the Joint National Readership Survey (JNRS) 2013/2014.
Radio Nova has announced the appointment of Neil Walsh to the position of commercial director.
Property auctioneering firm Allsop Space has announced its biggest auction to date, involving 261 properties going under the hammer with a combined reserve of €60m.
Dog lovers everywhere are being asked to join the Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA) for The Great Irish Dog Walk 2014 in the Phoenix Park, Dublin on Saturday, 27 September.
Ryanair has launched the latest update to its mobile app.
Fledgling Irish craft brewing company St Mel’s Brewing Company has signed a 12-month energy supply contract with energy provider Energia.
Irish electricity provider Pinergy is creating 46 new sales positions in association with sales management company DSM to be based in counties Tipperary and Limerick.
Irish Residential Properties REIT (I-Res) said today that it has agreed to buy a property portfolio that includes 761 apartments in Dublin for €211.3m.
A five-day trade mission to Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney, jointly organised by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland and led by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton is departing from Ireland today.
Tesco said today that Dave Lewis is to take over as chief executive on 1 September when Philip Clarke steps down from the role.
University College Dublin spin-out Kinesis Health Technologies has announced the international launch of its first product, which aims to reduce incidences of falls in older adults.
Sky has teamed up with Disneymedia+ and Pixar Animation Studios to create an TV ad featuring characters from Disney Pixar’s Toy Story films to promote the reliability of its Sky Broadband service.
Irish-owned engineered solutions provider Suretank has launched what it says is the world’s first heated mud container to be used for the transport and disposal of drill cuttings in the offshore oil and gas industry.
Newly rebranded advertising agency sales house IRS+ has announced a strategic partnership with Ireland’s largest internationally-based website Irish Central.
A new commemorative 68c stamp celebrating the late Seamus Heaney has been unveiled by An Post.
Property fund IPUT plc has acquired a portfolio of commercial property assets from the Bank of Ireland Staff Pension Fund for €115m in cash in an off-market transaction.
Bookmaker Paddy Power has reported a 14pc drop in operating profit to €60.1m for the first six months of the year following sports results favouring the betting public in both football and racing.
Ireland’s first dedicated in-store gluten-free bakery and food production facility has been opened – in Scally’s SuperValu, Clonakilty, Co Cork – involving a €500,000 investment and the creation of five new jobs.
TalkTalk continues its sponsorship of The X Factor for the sixth consecutive year from this Saturday when the brand unveils a twist on its familiar TV idents, giving fans the chance to star on TV in their own professionally crafted music videos.
Dublin Whiskey Company is investing over €10m in developing a 300 year old site in the Liberties in Dublin to develop a new whiskey distillery and visitor centre.
Ireland’s has opened two new stores in Ballybofey, Co Donegal and Macroom, Co Cork, creating 40 new jobs. Aldi now has 110 stores in Ireland.
Provider of e-commerce and retail software solutions Datalex has reported a 14pc increase in revenue for the first six months of this year to reach US$20.2m and has opened an office in Beijing, China.
Setanta Sports has announced a marketing partnership with London Irish rugby club, which will focus on Setanta’s use of London Irish players in the promotion of its coverage of the Aviva Premiership in Ireland.
IFG Group plc is to sell its Irish pension and advisory business to Willis Ireland, part of Willis Group Holdings, for up to €13.5m.
The Irish Independent editor Claire Grady is stepping down.
Irish information security provider Ward Solutions is creating 22 new jobs at its Dublin and Belfast offices as part of a new €1.8m investment.
Independent News and Media (INM) has reported an operating profit of €15.9m for the first six months of 2014.
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.