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Salman Rushdie: A Writer’s Tale

Although best known as an author, Salman Rushdie previously enjoyed a successful career in advertising. Grainne Rothery heard him reminisce about his former life. As a novelist, Sir Salman Rushdie…

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Schools to Close as Teachers Vote for Industrial Action

Both primary and secondary schools across Ireland will close on 24 November after teachers from the three primary teachers’ unions voted in favor of industrial action in protest over potential…

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Sustainability is Biggest Business Opportunity of 21st Century

The Earth’s population is now consuming 1.3 times its available resources, Will Day, chairman of the UK’s Sustainable Development Commission and an advisor to the UN Development Programme (UNDP) warned…

Savings Culture for Big Ticket Items Taking Hold in Ireland

Half of Irish consumers in a survey booked a holiday this year, spending on average €927, with those traveling abroad spending more, according to the latest KBC Savings Barometer. According…

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Eason Sets Up Virtual Book Store in Connolly Station, Dublin

Eason has today launched what it says is Ireland’s first ever virtual bookshop at Connolly Station in Dublin. The mobile shop displays images of book covers, each with a QR…

Techforce Offers Polish HR Solution to Irish Firms

A new company founded by tech entrepreneurs Patrick Leddy and Kevin Greene, Techforce, is recruiting software developers for Irish firms and managing them remotely in Krakow. Specialising in Android, iPhone,…

Speakers Share Business Experiences at Enterprise Conference

Representatives from more than 40 of the world’s leading companies, including Toyota, Bosch, Kraft Foods and Volvo, are coming together today at an Enterprise Ireland conference to share practical experiences…

Major Food Showcase to Happen as Part of Web Summit

The Food Summit Comes to Dublin Dubbed as ‘the largest food showcase in Ireland,’ the Food Summit has been launched in Dublin restaurant O’Connell’s of Donnybrook. One of the most…

Inaugural UCD VentureLaunch Accelerator Award Won: Health Tech Start-up

A new health technology start-up company, Kinesis Health Technologies Ltd, has won the inaugural University College Dublin (UCD) VentureLaunch Accelerator Award and the €25,000 prize. They were not the expected…

Project Manager Roles Most in Demand in IT Sector – IT Alliance

The traditional “office desk” as shown in the picture above may be a thing of the past. With the increase in health problems amongst office workers, the stand-up adjustable desk…

32,000 New Businesses in 2013 – Ireland’s Entrepreneurs Soars

Some 32,000 people started new businesses in Ireland in 2013 and one 11 in of the adult population are now engaged in some form of early stage entrepreneurial activity, according…

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Nettl:Click&Collect Targets Small Retailers with Launch

A strategic partnership has been announced between web design studio Nettl.com and web transactions company Epos Now, which both expect will “transform the click and collect opportunities” for independent retailers…

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KBC Research Shows 41pc of Irish Consumers Plan Home Improvements

New research released by KBC Bank Ireland shows that Irish consumers are on a home improvement buzz, and for good reason, rates are low and an influx of good workers are available for…

Amgen Opens US$300M Manufacturing Facility Dun Laoghaire

Biotech company Amgen’s US$300m state-of-art manufacturing facility in Dun Laoghaire was officially opened this morning. The development project included the construction of an 11,500 sqm production plant known as production…

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Why Trump Can’t Erase Puerto Rico’s Massive Debt

  $73 Billion. Yes, with a “B” and we didn’t stutter. When it comes to leadership, it is an area in which the President often fails. He talks a big…