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Openet creating 45 highly skilled jobs to meet global customer needs

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 roles include a number of graduate positions as well as senior technical and engineering positions. Openet…

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Salmon Software to implement new TMS at UK’s Kelda Group

Irish-owned Salmon Software has won a contract to implement a new treasury management system at Kelda Group, parent company of Yorkshire Water, which provides water and sewerage services to nearly five million people and 130,000 businesses. According to Christopher Elliff, cash and banking manager, Kelda Group, the company wanted to replace an aging TMS to…

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IEA aims to boost Latin America trade with new resource for Irish businesses

The Irish Exporters Association’s Latin America Trade Forum (LATF) is being launched by Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, this morning. Based at the offices of the Irish Exporters Association, the new forum will be a resource to Irish businesses interested in developing trade with Latin America. It will bring together Irish companies,…

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Version 1 acquires UK operation of Tieto Corporation

Irish IT services company Version 1 has acquired the UK-based Forest business operations of Northern European IT services company Tieto Corporation for an undisclosed sum. Version 1 currently employs over 400 people and operates offices in Dublin, Cork, Belfast and London; Forest’s 23 employees in Kent transferred to Version 1 on 31 October. Forest develops…

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Ireland France chamber members reporting postive signs for economy

Members of the Ireland France Chamber of Commerce (IFCC) have seen been a modest to positive increase in business performance over the last three months, according to a new survey. According to the findings, 50pc of IFCC members have seen an increase in business activity levels over the past three months while 8pc increased the…

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UrParts.com recognised for export focus after 18 months

Only 18 months since the site went live, UrParts.com won the gold prize for Export Startup of the Year at the Vodafone Startup Awards recently. It also won silver in the Digital/Online and Women in Business categories. Started by brother and sister team Simon and Sonya Fitzpatrick, the site connects buyers and suppliers of new…

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Open to Trade? Ireland Ranked Eighth in World

Ireland has been ranked eighth out of 75 countries worldwide in terms of its openness to trade, according to the latest Open Markets Index issued by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). It is placed fifth in Europe behind Luxembourg, Belgium, Malta and the Netherlands. “As a small island, an open economy is vital to…

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New Glanbia facility to create 76 direct jobs

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Ltd (GIIL) said today that it is developing a new dairy facility in Belview on the Kilkenny/Waterford border that will create 76 direct and 1,600 indirect jobs and contribute around €400m each year to the economy. The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation is part-funding the facility’s development through Enterprise Ireland. GIIL…

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San Fran start-up Lively joins PCH Accelerator programme

A start-up company focused on activity-sharing products called Lively based in San Francisco in the US has joined Irish company PCH International’s Accelerator programme. Founded by Iggy Fanlo, David Glickman, and Keith Dutton in 2012, Lively’s activity-sharing experience aims to support an independent lifestyle for older adults by creating new avenues of connection between their…

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