Milestone to be passed in 2016 unless current trend checked - Oxfam
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26.01.2015 New Irish passport cards have been launched by Minister Charlie Flanagan.
26.01.2015 UCD academic Prof Peter Clinch has been appointed chair of the National Competitiveness Council.
Milestone to be passed in 2016 unless current trend checked - Oxfam
Minister for Health reveals publicly that he is gay
Margot Slattery is number 10 on the Out at Work list
Governance landscape undergoing significant changes, says IoD chief executive
Dublin attraction tops the list again in 2014
19.01.2015 Bank's chief executive taking up new role in Scotland.
16.01.2015 The war for talent is to become more competitive in 2015, writes Amrop...
16.01.2015 Two week dual circulation period comes to an end.
16.01.2015 DCC's public libraries running reading campaign for children.
14.01.2015 Jonathon Lowey is new chairman of Federation of International Banks in Ireland.
New Irish passport cards have been launched by Minister Charlie Flanagan.
UCD academic Prof Peter Clinch has been appointed chair of the National Competitiveness Council.
University College Cork (UCC) is celebrating the bicentenary of forefather of the information age George Boole, who was the college’s first professor of mathematics.
Tax policy will be a key item on the business and political agenda, writes Shaun Murphy, managing partner of KPMG in Ireland.
BNY Mellon and comedian Brendan O’Carroll have been recognised for their philanthropic efforts at the seventh Philanthropic of the Year awards.
The 100th citizenship ceremony took place in the Convention Centre Dublin this morning.
Ireland's government debt to GDP ratio is now 114.8.2pc, fourth highest in the EU behind Greece (176pc), Italy (131.8pc) and Portugal (131.4pc, according to Q3 2014 figures released by Eurostat this week.
Economists, business leaders and policy makers at the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos said today that Europe needs quantitative easing but monetary policy alone will not restore growth and jobs to the region.
The Oireachtas banking inquiry has welcomed positive signals from the European Central Bank (ECB) that it will co-operate with the inquiry and assist it in advancing its work.
The ECB has today announced a €60bn a month asset purchase programme for government bonds in an attempt to boost growth in the eurozone economy and tackle deflation.
The Irish chapter of global gender balance movement the 30% Club has been officially launched with the support of senior executives from the likes of CRH and Greencore.
The 50th anniversary of an historic meeting between then Taoiseach Sean Lemass and the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland Terence O’Neill has been marked today with the release by An Post of a commemorative stamp.
Ireland has the third highest proportion of innovative enterprises in the EU, new Eurostat figures reveal.
Intel’s Eamonn Sinnott has been appointed president of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland for 2015.
Recruitment picked up in all areas of the Irish market in 2014, according the latest Robert Walters 2015 Global Salary survey.
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, in conjunction with the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), has released details of an improved Cartel Immunity Programme.
The advocacy group co-founded by Bono has kicked of its youth ambassador programme in Dublin, which brings 15 young people together to engage their politicians and decision-makers to end extreme poverty by 2030.
The wording of the proposed amendment on marriage equality has been published today, while the Government has decided that the referendum will be held in May.
Alan Brown has been appointed as managing director of Xerox subsidiary IBS in Ireland, reporting to Diego Hervas, president of Xerox’s European channels group.
Patricia King is to become the first woman to be general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) when David Begg steps down in March.
Four new board members are to join the board of Irish Water's parent company Ervia – formerly Bord Gáis Eireann – for a five year period.
Business leaders gathering today in Davos for the 45th World Economic Forum annual meeting have called for structural reforms to the global economy to encourage growth.
Law firm McCann FitzGerald said today that its current head of corporate finance group, Barry Devereux, will take over as chairman from 1 May, 2015.
Safer Internet Day, an EU wide initiative to promote a safer internet for all users, especially young people, will be celebrated on Tuesday, 10 February 2015. This will be the 12th year of the event and this year’s call to action is ‘Let’s Create a Better Internet Together’.
A team of researchers have developed a patented bone repair technology which has led to an injured racehorse returning to winning after successful jaw reconstruction.
Klaus Regling, co-author of A Preliminary Report on the Sources of Ireland’s Banking Crisis, and Prof Philip Lane will appear before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry as it continues its public hearings, tomorrow, 21 January 2015.
The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has published its Programme of Work for 2015, which gives details of its key goals and priorities for the year.
The IMF has revised downwards its forecast for global growth in 2015 and 2016.
A new initiative entitled ‘I Wish’ aims to address the issues that face female students, their parents and teachers, when it comes to choosing subjects and making career choices in secondary school.
Leo Varadkar has become the first Irish Minister to talk openly about being gay.
AIB said today that its chief executive David Duffy is to step down from his role.
The war for talent is to become more competitive in 2015, writes Mark O’Donnell, partner at Amrop Strategis.
Margot Slattery, managing director, Sodexo Ireland is number 10 on the Out at Work list of Top 50 LGBT Executives for 2015, who were commended for their active role in making a difference for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in business.
Innovation is to account for a quarter of Irish business revenues in 2015, according to survey results released by an innovation and marketing agency called Jump!.
Lero - the Irish Software Research Centre (Lero) has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) to implement an 18-month, €400,000 research programme that will start this month.
The governance landscape in Ireland is in the process of undergoing some significant changes, writes Maura Quinn, chief executive of the IoD in Ireland.
The chief financial officer at JP Morgan Ireland, Jonathon Lowey, has been appointed chairman of the Federation of International Banks in Ireland (FIBI) for a two-year term.
Former regional sales director at Facebook John Lamphiere has been appointed as director, EMEA corporate sales and operations at Quantcast to be based out of the Dublin office.
Legal firm McCann FitzGerald has launched its 2015 all-Ireland business law challenge, The Advocate, and its summer internship programme for 20 students.
A public consultation on the introduction of a new corporation tax incentive – the Knowledge Development Box (KDB) – was launched today by the Department of Finance.
The European Commission has launched a €200m pilot initiative called Fast Track to Innovation to promote innovation by reducing the time it takes to bring ideas to market.
Organisations need to move beyond the command and control approach and prioritise employee engagement as part of change management processes, writes Prof Patrick Gibbons, programme director of a new Diploma in Organisation Renewal and Transformation coming up from Smurfit Executive Development.
Global in-store smartphone purchases are set to increase by a 1,000pc in 2015 over last year, according to Deloitte’s latest predictions for the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors.
Institute of Technology (IT) Carlow has announced the opening of a €500,000 aerospace centre as part of its CAO campaign launched today, 13 January.
A strategic staff exchange programme between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and global Irish companies was launched today by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan.
A&L Goodbody has been ranked as the top Irish law firm for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in 2014 by four separate publications – Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, Mergermarket and Experian Corpfin.
The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has started the search for a successor to its current director, Prof Frances Ruane, whose term finishes at the end of the year.
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), the Health Research Board (HRB) and the Wellcome Trust have renewed of the SFI-HRB-Wellcome Trust Biomedical Research Partnership.
Transition year students Ian O’Sullivan and Eimear Murphy, both aged 16, from Colaiste Treasa, Kanturk, Co Cork have won the top prize at the 51st BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition for their project entitled, ‘Alcohol consumption: Does the apple fall far from the tree?’.
The two brothers involved in the Charlie Hebdo attack have been killed, according to reports.
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.