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Charlotte Business Leaders Fail to Save NBA All-Star Game

Unless you’ve been hiding out under a rock, you’ve heard about the controversial House Bill 2 in North Carolina, famously referred to “The Bathroom Bill” which has led to boycotts from entertainers and corporations, however, none with a bigger sting than the 2017 NBA All-Star Game which was scheduled to be played in Charlotte and…

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Aer Lingus to start Cork to Düsseldorf service in 2016

Aer Lingus is to operate a new Cork to Düsseldorf service, which will operate twice weekly on Wednesday and Sunday from May 2016. Düsseldorf is located in the centre of the Rhine-Ruhr region, Germany’s largest metropolitan area, with a population of about 11 million people. The news has been welcomed by Cork Airport, Tourism Ireland…

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Malin takes 38pc stake in Irish medtech company 3D4Medical for US$16.4m

Malin has bought a 38pc stake in Irish medical technology company 3D4Medical for US$16.4m. The deal also gives Malin a further call option to increase its stakeholding to 50pc. 3D4Medical, which was founded in 2004 by its John Moore, CEO, and Niall Johnston, director of business development,  specialises in the development of medical, educational and…

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Start-up numbers rise 24pc, insolvencies down by 38pc in May

Some 3,653 new businesses were set up in May, 24pc more than the same month last year, according to figures released today by Vision-net.ie. The number of insolvencies during the month was down by 38pc to 79 during the month. The company said 59pc of all new registered business names in May were sole traderships.…

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Finnair extends new Dublin-Helsinki route to year-round service

Finnair announced today that it is extending its new Dublin-Helsinki route into the winter season. The airline’s new service between the two cities started this morning. Last September, Finnair announced the route, which it said at the time would operate six days a week from 30 March until the end of October. The route is…

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Dublin London City Airport’s second busiest route in February

Dublin was London City Airport’s (LCA) second busiest route after Edinburgh, Scotland, in February. Passenger numbers to Dublin climbed 194pc compared to February 2014, with over 35,500 passengers travelling to Dublin through LYC. Dublin is benefitting from increased capacity as a result of new services by Flybe and British Airways, which along with the longstanding…

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VLM to operate services from Waterford Airport to Luton and Birmingham

Flights on the Waterford-London Luton route are to resume at the end of next month, with Belgian-based VLM Airlines set to fly 12 times a week in each direction. VLM will also operate a four times a week service from Waterford to Birmingham. Last December, Flybe announced that it would be axing its service on…

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Trim, Co Meath is Vodafone Ireland’s 500th 4G town

Trim, Co Meath has become Vodafone Ireland’s 500th 4G town, which means that its superfast 4G speeds are now reaching 90pc of the Irish population. 4G means ten times faster speeds on smartphones to watch videos with no buffering, instant photo uploads and seamless music streaming, while business customers can download large emails and send…

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