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24.05.2013 Intel Corporation said today that it will invest US$1.5m in the Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork over the next three years.
24.05.2013 The first road project to be funded with assistance from Nama, the N2/N3 link road in west Dublin, was opened by Transport Minister Leo Varadkar today.
The European strand of third annual Global Diaspora Forum opens
24 finalists in this year’s Ernst & Young EoY programme revealed
Four-day missions aims to grow exports to Central and Eastern Europe
Ranked first in Ireland for electrical engineering and environmental sciences
BDO Consulting partner to take over from Pat McGrath
Former IPA chair appointed VP for services in Europe, Middle East and Africa
21.05.2013 Proposals to be referred to a meeting of its national council on Thursday.
21.05.2013 Former John Lennon Airport boss appointed to Shannon Airport role.
20.05.2013 New metal to make medical devices inside body more visible under X-ray.
14.05.2013 The managing director of RTÉ Radio to leave RTÉ, the broadcaster announced...
14.05.2013 Auction of Treasury bills to take place on Thursday, 16 May.
Intel Corporation said today that it will invest US$1.5m in the Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork over the next three years.
The first road project to be funded with assistance from Nama, the N2/N3 link road in west Dublin, was opened by Transport Minister Leo Varadkar today.
The council of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) met last evening to consider the organisation’s response to the outcome of negotiations between the IMO and the Government in respect of the so-called Haddington Road Agreement on pay and terms in the public sector.
Ireland today sees the signing of an historic agreement between the EU, the US and Canada, all of whom share a North Atlantic coastline.
Fianna Fáil has put down a motion of no confidence in Minister for Justice Alan Shatter TD.
Increasing foreign direct investment (FDI) and job creation, as well as a surge in attracting international students, lie among the regional, national and international benefits outlined in University College Cork's (UCC) strategic plan, Sustaining Excellence 2013–2017, which was launched today.
The national executive council of Siptu has issued a statement this evening recommending acceptance of the revised pay and reform agreement for the public sector.
The rise of the ‘hybrid consumer’ is an emerging trend with significant implications for food companies, food retailers and food service companies, according to a new report from Rabobank.
Cork Chamber has welcomed the appointment yesterday of H+A Marketing & PR’s Ann-Marie O’Sullivan to the board of Dublin Airport Authority.
Brendan Lenihan FCA has been elected as president of Chartered Accountants Ireland.
There are in excess of 4,500 immediate job vacancies in the IT sector in Ireland that are not being filled due to the severely limited supply of suitably skilled applicants, according to the Fastrack to IT (FIT) ICT Skills Audit, a survey of 38 companies and representative SMEs that together employ in excess of 25,000 people in the IT sector in Ireland.
Minister for Research and Innovation Seán Sherlock TD has announced Government funding through Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) of €6.9m, encompassing 62 research awards.
Angela Merkel has topped the Forbes World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list for the third year in a row.
Ann-Marie O'Sullivan has been appointed to the board of Dublin Airport Authority plc by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar TD.
Dublin last night hosted the first annual European awards for innovation leadership in Trinity College as part of this week’s Open Innovation 2.0 Conference.
Primark has released a statement saying that it is taking “unilateral action” to try to alleviate the immediate suffering of the victims of the eight-story Rana Plaza building collapse, which occurred in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on 24 April.
Kieran Mullins general manager (Ireland) of Veolia Environmental Services has been named as the new chairman of the Irish Waste Management Association (IWMA).
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny is attending a summit of EU leaders in Brussels today focusing on tax evasion on fraud in the midst of the allegations that Apple has been manipulating Ireland’s tax regime.
Confidence amongst CEOs within the European Union fell over the first quarter of 2013, as the fallout from the financial turmoil in Cyprus led to uncertainty about the future of the euro, according to the latest YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization)Global Pulse Survey.
Forty-six of Ireland’s largest Irish companies were involved in over 4,800 community partnerships and donated over €21.3m in cash donations, in-kind donations and employee fundraising to local charities and community groups in 2012.
The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) announced this afternoon that, following extensive talks at the Labour Relations Commission, it has agreed a set of proposals on key issues that will now be referred to a meeting of its national council on Thursday (23 May).
Enterprise Ireland is expecting 2,500 attendees at four major conferences it’s hosting aimed at driving innovation and competitiveness in Ireland and Europe.
Eircom has announced that Mike Lacey, head of product development within the business cloud team, has become Ireland’s first IT professional to be accredited as an ‘Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect’.
Law firm William Fry today has today announced the appointment of Cliona Donnelly, Eibhlin O'Donnell and Catherine O'Flynn as partners.
The board of Shannon Airport Authority has today announced the appointment of Neil Pakey as the company’s new CEO.
Glanbia plc said today that group managing director John Moloney has notified the board that he wishes to retire from his role and from the board by the end of 2013, having been due to retire in 2014.
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore is travelling to Brussels today to chair Ministerial discussions on the EU multi-annual budget. According to the Government, he expects to get support from member states for the presidency’s push for progress in negotiations with the European Parliament.
Tony Brazil of Limerick Travel and Clare county manager Tom Coughlan have been appointed to the board of Shannon Airport Authority (SAA).
National Ombudsman and Information Commissioner Emily O' Reilly has been announced by the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz as an official candidate in the European Ombudsman election.
Scientists and engineers from the Materials and Surface Science Institute (MSSI) at the University of Limerick (UL) have invented a new metal that will make medical devices inside the body more visible under X-ray.
This year could be a bumper one for applications for tax refunds as people look to claw back money from the taxman in the wake of the household charge and the local property tax (LPT), according to Taxback.com.
Isme is to provide expert advice and support on key business services including tax, accounting, HR and other key functions to members of the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP), ensuring the effective delivery of primary care services in the community.
Amendments to the Dáil electoral system and moving towards a separate mixed member system such as in New Zealand and Germany are to be discussed at a meeting of the Convention on the Constitution in June.
Irish-owned company FCS Global is implementing a new unified communications (UC) system for suicide prevention and support charity Console, which aims to expand throughout Ireland and the UK.
The special liquidators of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC), KPMG’s Kieran Wallace and Eamonn Richardson, said today that they have received further instructions from Minister for Finance Michael Noonan regarding the valuing and subsequent sale of IBRC assets.
IT multinational EMC, which employs 3,000 people in Ireland, has called on colleges to create more big data programmes as experts predict millions of new jobs in analytics over the coming years.
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland), in association with Skillnets, has published a reference guide to FRS 102, the new financial reporting standard that will become mandatory for all accountants in Ireland and the UK from January 2015.
The vast majority of Europe’s business leaders and senior decision-makers say Europe must grow the size of its manufacturing sector if it is not to lose its competitiveness, according to a new study by Accenture on behalf of Businesseurope.
Dublin is to host an international aviation flypast, featuring more than 30 aircraft from a Boeing 737 to a World War II Spitfire, on 15 September.
A survey has found that when young workers (aged 22–40) were asked their views on financial planning for the future, their extent of forward planning was limited at best.
A survey of delegates in advance of a corporate governance event being held in Dublin shows that 77pc believe that EU initiatives in this area should aim at a new drive to encourage general adoption of best practices in all member states.
AOL employees around the world – including all 170 staff members in Dublin – will leave their offices today for the company’s fourth annual ‘Monster Help Day’.
In advance of its annual Employment Law Conference in Clontarf Castle in Dublin today, Ibec has called for the reform of Irish labour law to minimise the disruption of essential pubic services, such as public transport, health and education, during industrial disputes.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick attended a digital health gathering today in accelerator HealthXL’s headquarters in Trinity Technology and Enterprise Campus in Dublin.
The Bank of England has raised its growth forecast for the UK economy this year to 1pc, up from its 0.9pc projection in February.
A new mathematical technique to predict social phenomena in large populations has been developed by University of Limerick research, Prof James Gleeson.
A Lero research team at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is to participate in an international European Commission funded research programme worth €2.5m.
Consumer confidence remains weak as unemployment remains high and rising costs, including new taxes, continue to put pressure on already cash strapped consumers, according to UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and the Marketing Institute’s Consumer Market Monitor for Q1 2013.
A total of 81pc of Irish respondents said that their company was performing either the same as 12 months ago or better, according to a survey carried out by Dublin and Cork-based Berkley Group, which specialises in resourcing and talent management.
The Nationwide UK (Ireland)/ESRI Savings Index stabilised in April as an increase in saving regularly and a decline in not saving counteracted the recent ongoing trend of negativity towards the economic environment and Government policies.
15.04.2013 As BT’s chief sustainability officer, Irishman Niall Dunne is leading the company’s global climate change and sustainable development strategy.
It’s an intrinsic role at the company, which includes becoming a responsible and sustainable leader among its six strategic priorities.
29.03.2013 Louise Phelan, vice president, global operations, Europe, the Middle East and Africa for PayPal, talks about her career and about the importance of having a diversity of perspective in business and in the boardroom.