Heineken’s ‘Drink Responsibly’ campaign inspires festival goers at Electric Picnic to moderate drinking
It's inspired by Heineken’s TV ad ‘Sunrise’
30.09.2014 The European Commission has published a letter to the Irish Government explaining why it believes Apple was given special tax deals in 1991 and 2007 to reduce its tax...
29.09.2014 Three years after it arrived in Ireland, single price retailer Dealz has announced plans to open 10 further stores here, which will create over 300 new jobs over the coming year.
It's inspired by Heineken’s TV ad ‘Sunrise’
They take place on 21 November
They are well equipped to address skills gaps within their business
‘Macaroon Madness’ is descending on Galway
It was commissioned by GeoDirectory
30.09.2014 Valeo owns a range of Irish brands.
30.09.2014 This is in an effort to combat cybercrime.
30.09.2014 Carly Matthews-Lynch got the honours.
30.09.2014 There have been over 300 new registrations for the service.
29.09.2014 Employing 320 people, Bates is a corrugated manufacturer.
Heineken added a ‘Drink Responsibly’ campaign to its line-up at this year’s Electric Picnic that successfully inspired festival goers to moderate their drinking.
A quarter of all parking transactions in the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) have been completed using the Parkbytext app and there have been over 300 new registrations for the service since it was introduced there a year ago.
Sky has announced Carly Matthews-Lynch as the winner of the recently launched Sky Academy TV Scholarship in partnership with the National Film School at the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT).
US-based founder and CEO of taxi app Hailo Jay Bregman has been announced as the keynote speaker at the ISA Software Industry Awards on 21 November next.
SMEs that participate in Skillnets training networks are well equipped to address skills gaps within their business, according to the findings of a new evaluation of Skillnets, the agency working with businesses in Ireland to address their current and future skills needs.
Security software company Trend Micro, which has an EMEA centre in Cork, has signed a three-year deal with international police organisation Interpol in an effort to combat cybercrime.
The European Commission has published a letter to the Irish Government explaining why it believes Apple was given special tax deals in 1991 and 2007 to reduce its tax liabilities, that departed from standard international transfer pricing rules.
‘Macaroon Madness’ is descending on Galway this weekend with the stars of the Great Irish Bake Off taking to the stage at the Goodall’s Kitchen Theatre at Bake Fest Galway.
Almost three quarters (74pc) of tourism businesses are upbeat about their 2014 business performance according to the latest Fáilte Ireland Tourism Barometer, which was published today.
Oliver Daniels has been appointed CEO of the €75m SFI funded research centre, the Insight Centre for Data Analytics.
DCC plc said today that it has agreed to sell Robert Roberts, including Findlater Wine & Spirits, and Kelkin to Valeo Foods for €60m.
The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) has today published its decision on the water supply and wastewater disposal charges that will apply to domestic customers from 1 October 2014 to 31 December 2016.
The Kilkenny Group is calling on the public to show its support for Irish craft and design as it launches the third annual Kilkenny Irish Craft & Design Week, which runs nationwide from 6 to 12 October.
The Small Firms Association (SFA) has released figures showing that there are 143,266 small firms employing 862,175 people in Ireland.
Dublin is experiencing a serious housing shortage, according to the first publication on Ireland’s stock of residential properties commissioned by GeoDirectory.
The great majority of executives around the world – 94pc – say management of their company is prepared to make significant decisions about the strategic direction of their business, but barely one-third relied primarily on data and analytics when they made their last big decision, according a new survey report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), sponsored by PwC.
Sixty five employers from major national and international companies, SMEs and local firms will be at Cork Institute of Technology’s (CIT) Careers and Employability Fair on 1 October.
Irish salaries are expected to rise by 2pc in 2015, with the highest increases to come in the high-tech sector, according to Mercer’s most recent Salary Forecast Report.
Commercialising business know-how using digital media was the theme of this year's Offsite 2014 conference in West Cork.
A former chef from Drogheda, Co Louth Joe Short has set up an online business called Itsfabuless.com, spotting a gap in the market for end-of-line, designer stock to be made available to the public.
UPC Ireland and digital streaming music service Deezer have announced a partnership that will see the music app available in Ireland for the first time on UPC’s Horizon TV service.
The latest Hughes Blake SME Examinership Index has revealed that the examinership process saved a total of 1,089 jobs in small and medium-sized businesses in the first nine months of this year.
Virtually all Irish adults still prefer to watch live TV on their ‘normal’ TV set, in their own homes, as opposed to out and about on portable devices, according to the latest Eircom Household Sentiment Survey (EHSS).
Houses in a former unfinished development in Bandon, Co Cork are to be made available to 24 families on Cork County Council’s housing waiting list through a partnership between national co-operative housing provider Nabco and Nama.
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, is meeting United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon today ahead of his keynote address to the UN General Assembly on this afternoon.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and each year with the help of the Irish Cancer Society’s Pink Partners, the charity is raising money and awareness for the disease.
Three years after it arrived in Ireland, single price retailer Dealz has announced plans to open 10 further stores here, which will create over 300 new jobs over the coming year.
The Irish Stock Exchange’s (ISE) new website has launched.
Tech giant Apple could face billions of euros in fines further to findings of an European Commission investigation into its tax arrangements in Ireland, expected to be published today, 29 September.
Paper-based packaging manufacturer Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) is to acquire Bates Container LLC in the US for US$157m.
Tesco is to sell vegetables classified as an irregular shape or size, marketing them as ‘Wonky Veg’, in an effort to support Irish growers and reduce waste.
Ireland is now the fifth highest personal income tax jurisdiction in the EU, according to a report published by Ibec called ‘Debunking Irish income tax myths’.
Qualtrics, which officially opened its European headquarters in Ireland in September 2013, has announced it has closed a US$150m Series B financing round.
Herb Hribar is stepping down as CEO of Eircom and the group’s chief financial officer Richard Moat has been appointed as acting CEO with immediate effect.
From the poster boys of Ireland’s erupting tech scene to the heavyweights excelling in global and domestic markets, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is airing The Entrepreneurs – an all-new documentary series that follows some of Ireland’s most successful entrepreneurs as they overcome fear, failure and adversity in pursuit of their ambitious visions.
The number of employees based in Ireland is expected to increase over the next six months, a survey of multinationals with operations in Ireland has revealed.
Cadbury’s recent #FreeTheJoy video featuring John Giles and Eamon Dunphy has seen the Baccarra’s ‘Yes Sir, I Can Boogie’ song re-entering the charts, reaching as high as No 33.
Ireland’s rural broadband problem needs solving now, writes Alex Salter, CEO of SamKnows.
Dublin tech firm Espion has appointed a former Ericsson director, Roger Fitzpatrick, as head of research and development (R&D).
The winner of National Brown Bread Baking Competition, sponsored by Aldi and in association with the National Ploughing Championships and the Irish Countrywomans Association (ICA), is Betty Williams from Tipperary.
Microsoft has unveiled the first look of its new MSN.
The Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis has submitted a detailed proposal for the inquiry to the Committees on Procedure and Privileges (CPP) of Dáil Éireann and Seanad Éireann.
Risk and insurance law firm BLM it is to combine with Campbell Fitzpatrick Solicitors (CFS), which has offices in Belfast, Derry and a presence in Dublin. To be finalised on 30 November, the combination will bring 21 legal professionals into the BLM business, including eight partners.
Trips to Ireland in the three months from June to August 2014 were up by 9.7pc over the same period last year to 2,484,000, new figures from the CSO reveal.
As the 2014 Ryder Cup tees off, Twitter has looked at who would be the leader if it were up to followers.
The Pendulum Summit has announced the addition of Jack Black, Patrick Coveney and Willie Walsh to its line-up.
Tourism Ireland took a group of 14 tourism companies from the island of Ireland to Chicago and Boston this week as part of its ‘Jump into Ireland’ (JITI) initiative.
DCU Centre for Family Business has hosted a family business workshop ‘The Family Business: Moving from mine, to ours, to theirs’ for Irish family-owned businesses with multi-generational involvement or who are planning next generation involvement in the near future.
An image of water fleas taken by research technician Karl Gaff in the UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science has been selected as the overall winner of the 2014 UCD Images of Research Competition.
Dublin’s involvement in the First World War will be one of the main themes of the Dublin Festival of History, which is an initiative of Dublin City Council’s Public Library Service.
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.