This is to encourage new biotherapeutic research in Ireland
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18.12.2014 Feargal O'Rourke has been elected to take over from Rónán Murphy as PwC’s new senior partner in the Irish practice for a four-year term from 1 July 2015.
18.12.2014 The Federation of Irish Sport has called on the Government to make some beneficial New Year sporting resolutions to extend the tax relief for sporting bodies beyond capital...
This is to encourage new biotherapeutic research in Ireland
Senior level students taking part will be able to choose from seven universities
Newly-built acility on its existing site in Virginia, employing 100 people
An associate investigator at nanoscience institute CRANN, Dr Rachel Evans
A new £20,000 fund to empower women in the UK and Ireland to achieve their...
16.12.2014 The Christmas period is a ‘make or break’ time for retailers and their supply...
15.12.2014 UK property developer Barratt Developments and house-builder Taylor Wimpey...
12.12.2014 Three marine sector companies are to create more than 90 jobs in the Cork...
15.12.2014 Confidence regarding continued growth in the tourism sector is being boosted...
15.12.2014 Dublin-based telecoms provider Magnet provided the connectivity behind the X...
The NTMA has completed the early repayment of €9bn of IMF loans.
Feargal O'Rourke has been elected to take over from Rónán Murphy as PwC’s new senior partner in the Irish practice for a four-year term from 1 July 2015.
The Federation of Irish Sport has called on the Government to make some beneficial New Year sporting resolutions to extend the tax relief for sporting bodies beyond capital projects to include day-to-day spending, as well as to allocate a portion of betting tax receipts for the development of all sports and not just horse and greyhound racing as is the case currently.
The Companies Bill has passed all stages in the Houses of the Oireachtas and has been sent to President today.
Niall Cody is to take over from Josephine Feehily as chairman of the Revenue Commissioners.
The Irish cabinet has approved to legislate for an improved framework for workers who seek to better their terms and conditions where collective bargaining is not recognised by their employer.
Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin has put out an open call for proposals for an exhibition opening 1 May next year exploring the theme of ‘Home’.
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) has announced funding of €1.9m in a partnership with pharmaceutical company Pfizer to encourage new biotherapeutic research in Ireland.
BT has announced that senior level students taking part in the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition next January will now be in with a chance to win an entrance scholarship to their choice of seven universities in Ireland.
An associate investigator at nanoscience institute CRANN, Dr Rachel Evans, has won the Irish Laboratory Awards ‘Young Leader of the Year’ award, which recognises her as a young lab leader with the potential to make a significant contribution to science.
Leinster and Irish Rugby player Jamie Heaslip took some time after an undefeated autumn international series to speak to students of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.
The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry will hold its first public hearings when it meets with Finnish academic and finance expert Peter Nyberg on Wednesday, 17 December 2014.
AJ Noonan has been re-elected by the SFA national council as chairman of the Small Firms Association for the 2015-16 term.
James Agnew is to step down from his role as senior independent non-executive director at Petroceltic International “on or around” 11 January 2015.
Over €20m in grant awards for 37 agri-food and forest research projects have been announced this week.
Falcon Oil & Gas said today that Maxim A Mayorets was elected to its board as a non-executive director at an AGM of shareholders held in Dublin yesterday.
A new programme from Smurfit Executive Development at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School will draw from ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle’s ‘triad of persuasion’ – logos, ethos and pathos.
Eighteen female students aged between 15 and 17 have taken part in a pilot programme delivered by Intel and the Centre for Talented Youth Ireland (CTYI) with the aim of introducing young women to the world of engineering.
A new guide to corporate governance launched this week promises to demystify the subject and set out the basic standards that should apply to state organisations, banks, businesses, charities and local sports clubs.
Paddy Power’s chief executive designate, Andy McCue, has announced three senior management appointments.
Like many multinational companies, Aramark Ireland has formal company procedures for resolving disputes in the workplace, writes Caroline Costigan, HR director at Aramark Ireland.
UK and Irish listed oil and gas exploration company Fastnet has promoted Carol Law to chief executive and made other board changes.
Engineers Ireland will soon start a recruitment process for a new director general as John Power has announced his intention to step down in the coming months after eight years in charge of the professional body.
Dublin commissioner for start-ups Niamh Bushnell has launched the Dublin Data Initiative, which aims to map Dublin’s technology ecosystem.
The Select Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation will consider the 2014 Supplementary Estimate for Public Services for the year ending 31 December 2014 with the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton tomorrow, 9 December 2014.
A new working group on Seanad reform chaired by former Senator Dr Maurice Manning has been established by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
Microsoft is hosting an ‘Hour of Code’ event on 10 December in Government buildings in Dublin open to everyone working there as part of a global week-long series of events run by non-profit organisation Code to create opportunities for people of all ages to get a taste of coding.
The former Independent TD for Kerry South Jackie Healy-Rae has died at the age of 83.
Dublin-headquartered Mainstay Medical said today that its quality management system has been certified with the international quality standards ISO 13485:2003 and EN ISO 13485:2012.
PwC has launched its 2015 calendar, themed 'Business Powered by Design'.
Joyce Brennan, Paul O’Faherty and Declan Moran have been appointed to the board of VHI.
The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry has agreed to hold its first public meetings as part of the inquiry context phase on Wednesday, 17 December 2014.
A €30m three-year programme to provide every post-primary school in the country with high speed broadband has been completed.
Dublin has fallen seven places to 27th in City RepTrak 2014’s 100 most reputable cities in the world.
For Ireland to continue to succeed in winning foreign direct investment (FDI) it is critical that the country is also able to attract and retain leadership and specialist talent in what is a highly competitive global market for skills, according to a report published by the American Chamber of Commerce.
Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton has launched the Administration Yearbook and Diary 2015 published by the Institute of Public Administration (IPA).
Ben Baxter has been appointed chief operations officer at Kenmare Resources.
Former Nasa astronaut Greg Johnson has helped to launch the Irish leg of a competition for secondary school students which gives them the chance to be involved in a real space project.
The National Competitiveness Council has outlined its priorities for Ireland’s competitiveness in its annual policy report, Ireland’s Competitiveness Challenge 2014.
The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry will meet in private today, 3 December and tomorrow, 4 December.
Economic indicators suggest that a recovery is well underway in Ireland but there are risk factors which could impact on its momentum, according to an economic outlook published by chief economist at Friends First Jim Power.
The Irish Research Council has announced €4.5m in funding to enable 48 postgraduate researchers to work with 45 companies and organisations around the country.
More than 2,000 entrepreneurs, industry representatives and researchers from around the country are expected to attend the first national Innovation Showcase in the Convention Centre Dublin today.
A shortlist of 53 indigenous Irish companies that will compete over the next few months to be named a Deloitte Best Managed Company has been revealed.
Irelandia Aviation has appointed former Ryanair CFO Howard Millar to its advisory board.
Irish artist Duncan Campbell was last night named the winner of the 30th Turner Prize.
There are four steps to speaking well in front of an audience - have something to say, say it well, say it with intensity and connect to the audience.
The country’s most accomplished pharmacists were honoured at the 10th annual Helix Health Pharmacist Awards over the weekend, with Noeleen Harvey of Dargan’s Pharmacy in Dublin 7 taking the overall top prize.
Richard Pym has taken over from David Hodgkinson as non-executive chairman of AIB from today.
Michael Stone has been elected the new president of the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) and will serve in the position for the next two years.
19.08.2014 Female managers aged 40 or more in the UK earn 35pc less than their male counterparts, according to new research published by the CMI (Chartered Management Institute).
22.08.2014 Businesses globally are moving towards more socially and environmentally sustainable practices because it makes good financial sense, according to new research from Grant Thornton.
22.08.2014 Being a non-executive director is both challenging and rewarding, writes Gary Joyce.