Pre-tax profits were up 30pc to €10.3m
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24.04.2014 Xilinx, which employs 300 at its EMEA headquarters in Dublin, has announced fiscal 2014 sales of US$2.38bn, up 10pc from the prior fiscal year.
24.04.2014 IDA Ireland has agreed contracts for delivery of two new building developments in counties Westmeath and Waterford which will be suitable for future client investments from...
Pre-tax profits were up 30pc to €10.3m
Latest House Rebuilding Cost Guide has been published
Businessman Denis O’Brien has acquired debt associated with it
The figure is significantly lower than western Europe’s 35pc
Announcement made at the New York Auto Show
24.04.2014 Company has its EMEA headquarters in Dublin.
24.04.2014 The Digital Food Hub is a new training programme.
24.04.2014 US tech giant employs more than 3,000 people in Ireland.
23.04.2014 They will be in Dublin and Cork, as well as up to 10 other locations.
23.04.2014 It rose to £497m.
Xilinx, which employs 300 at its EMEA headquarters in Dublin, has announced fiscal 2014 sales of US$2.38bn, up 10pc from the prior fiscal year.
IDA Ireland has agreed contracts for delivery of two new building developments in counties Westmeath and Waterford which will be suitable for future client investments from various sectors – the first time since the early 1980s the agency has made such a move.
Cross-border dairy processing co-op Lakeland Dairies has reported a 15pc increase in revenues to €545.5m for 2013 and an operating profit of €11.7m, up 9pc on the previous year.
Bord Bia, in partnership with Google Ireland, has today launched the Digital Food Hub, a new training programme aimed at helping Irish food businesses to maximize their online presence and sales.
US tech giant EMC, which employs more than 3,000 people in Ireland, has reported a 2pc increase in first quarter revenue for 2014 to reach US$5.5bn.
National average house rebuilding costs increased this year following a stabilisation last year and several years of decline, according to the latest House Rebuilding Cost Guide, published annually by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI).
Beacon Medical Group (BMG) said today that it has taken over operational control of the Beacon Hospital.
Monitored home security company PhoneWatch has announced that it is creating 230 new jobs in Ireland and opening new offices in Dublin and Cork, as well as up to 10 other regional centres.
Twenty-six percent of Irish businesses suffered economic crime in the last two years, according to a survey released today by PwC.
Associated British Foods (ABP) said today that its group revenue for the 24 weeks to 1 March 2014 fell by 2pc to £6,206m. However, adjusted operating profit was up 1pc to £497m.
The board of oilfield services company Weatherford International has approved plans to move its legal domicile from Switzerland to Ireland.
Barnes & Noble chairman Leonard Riggio has the announced sale of 3.7 million in the bookselling giant.
Irish-owned company Leading Edge Group and the School of Pharmacy at University College Cork (UCC) have launched a new initiative to deliver a ‘lean’ programme to all pharmacies across the South/South West Hospital Group.
The third generation Audi A3 has been named the 2014 World Car of the Year at the New York Auto Show, which opens today and runs until 27 April.
Global merger and acquisition deal volumes are expected to make a strong resurgence by the middle of this year, with 8,000 transactions predicted in the second quarter, according to Deloitte’s latest M&A Index.
Enhanced cross-border cooperation for innovation can lead to greater global openness, increased regional attractiveness and competitiveness, according to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD).
Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has reported a 9pc rise in passenger numbers for March to 94,242, compared to the same month last year.
Škoda Ireland has announced a 26pc increase in first quarter sales compared to the same period last year, to reach 3,544 new vehicles, giving it a 7.1pc market share here.
PetroNeft said today that it has entered into a farmout agreement with Oil India Ltd (OIL) for a 50pc interest in Licence 61 in Russia.
The Nimbus Centre for Embedded Systems Research at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) will create 27 new hi-tech research and development positions this year.
NTR said today that its US company Wind Capital Group LLC has sold the 150MW Osage wind farm in Oklahoma to TradeWind Energy Inc for US$60m (€44m).
Ireland’s commercial real estate market maintained its momentum in the first quarter of 2014, with activity levels well up year-on-year, according to a new report from Davy Research.
Diageo said today that it delivered a 0.3pc organic net sales growth in the nine months to 31 March 2014. In the most recent quarter, however, net sales were down 1.3pc.
The number of Northern Ireland residents using Dublin Airport increased by 11pc to more than 570,000 last year, according to the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA).
Irish Residential Properties REIT plc began trading on the Irish Stock Exchange today.
Eight growing digital companies have joined the enterprise cluster at Dublin's Digital Hub since the start of 2014.
Netwatch’s Commercial Crime Report for 2013 has shown that there were over 5,500 incidents of criminal activity reported at Netwatch monitored commercial sites across the country for January to December.
Sixty-four percent of Irish households need to borrow money to pay for essential bills, according new research from uSwitch.ie, the independent price comparison and switching service.
Tesco has this morning reported a 6pc fall in group trading profit to £3.315bn. It’s the second consecutive year of decline for the retailer.
Supermac’s founder and managing director Pat McDonagh has announced the purchase of the the Loughrea Hotel & Spa today, which he said will save 70 jobs.
Publishing a review of 2013 performance today, the Irish Dairy Board (IDB) revealed further details of its investment in a new butter production and packaging facility as announced last week.
Two US and one European company have established operations in Dublin, which will create a total of 48 new jobs as part of the ConnectIreland programme.
New research from PwC has found that the shortfall in European small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SME) source of banking credit will last for at least five years.
A representative sample of 3,000 employees by Mercer highlights that 70pc of employees under the age of 30 are losing out on an estimated €80m each year by not taking up the defined contribution (DC) pension schemes on offer from their employers.
New investment in the global clean energy sector totalled US$61bn in the first quarter of 2014, a 14pc increase on the US$53.4bn invested in Q1 2013, according to new figures from Clean Energy Pipeline.
The Obel development in Belfast, which includes Ireland’s tallest building – an 85m tower – has been sold for an undisclosed amount, although the price tag is believed to be more than £20m.
Some 57pc of small and medium sized businesses in Ireland are worried about staff leaving their organisations now that the economy has started to improve, according to a recent survey.
Exploration company PetroNeft said today that it expects to complete binding legal agreements within the next week on the farmout agreement for a 50pc interest in Licence 61, which it owns and operates in Tomsk Oblast in the Russian Federation.
Ireland’s domestic demand is accelerating led by a continued rebound in investment, which continues to drive the recovery and (excluding aircraft investment) grew by 25pc in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to Goodbody’s latest economic outlook.
The inaugural flight of the new Aer Lingus Dublin to Toronto service took off from Dublin Airport just after 2pm this afternoon.
The Forfás Annual Employment Survey 2013 has shown that employment in enterprise development agency assisted companies at 303,155, an increase of 8,579 jobs in total permanent full-time employment.
SuperValu is expecting to sell €19m worth of Irish lamb, the equivalent of 132,000 lambs, in 2014, with the first of this new season Irish lamb going on sale today.
Some 270 jobs are expected to be created over the next five years thanks to a planned €80m investment in a new manufacturing facility in Limerick by Ethicon Biosurgery.
A new enterprise agreement between Microsoft Ireland and PFH Technology Group is aiming to help organisations minimise cost, while maximising value.
Wind energy turbine manufacturer Enercon’s new European sales office in Santry was officially opened this morning by Minister for the Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte.
The rate of growth in Irish construction accelerated to its since January 2006, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI).
Exploration company Connemara Mining has today provided an update on exploration activity on its wholly owned zinc/lead licenses in Thurles and gold prospective licenses in Donegal.
The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) has announced the formation of a new corporate structure and that has become a public limited company: The Irish Stock Exchange plc.
The Irish Dairy Board has announced that its board has agreed to invest in a fully integrated butter production and packing facility in Mitchelstown Co Cork as part of its strategic investment plan to grow the Kerrygold brand after 2015.
Boots Ireland has announced three new store openings and one store relocation.
26.12.2013 With investors moving back towards property assets, director of lending at Bank of Ireland Private Banking Kevin Murray asks if private clients should have debt in their portfolios
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31.12.2013 Today, every business is essentially a digital business, writes Hilary O’Meara, head of technology at Accenture Ireland.
26.12.2013 The economic outlook for 2014 is brighter, but still challenging, writes Jim Power, Power is chief economist at Friends First.
27.11.2013 Irish GDP is set to grow by 1pc this year and by 2.5pc in 2014, according to Davy.