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  • ASAI Issues New Guidelines For Advertising Mobile Phone and Broadband Services The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI), the independent self-regulatory body committed to promoting the highest standards of marketing communications in Ireland, has introduced new guidelines relating to the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services. The guidelines will complement the existing ASAI Code in ensuring that certain marketing terms used by telecommunications operators convey [...]...
  • Sustainable Apartment Living For Ireland A new report on sustainable apartment living in Ireland was launched by the Housing Agency and Clúid Housing. Amongst some of the reports findings and research were that apartment living has increased in the last few years and according to the report, the number of apartments in Ireland has increased by 85% between 2002 and [...]...
  • Brand New Campaign Showcasing Ireland’s Food and Drink Starts Fáilte Ireland’s Taste the Island campaign has gone live with a brand-new TV ad encouraging domestic holidaymakers to take a short break in Ireland to enjoy some of the 700+ food and drink related experiences on offer across this September, October and November. Taste the Island is a 12-week celebration of Ireland’s seasonal ingredients, adventurous tastes [...]...
  • Enet Expands its Data Centre Connectivity Portfolio Across Dublin Enet, Ireland’s largest wholesale, open-access network provider, has added six more data centres across Dublin to its national network. The additional data centres allow it to offer more options when it comes to dark fibre and managed bandwidth to its customers, and will result in increased connectivity for consumers. Enet is now connected to 25 data [...]...
  • ACCA and Bank of Ireland Issue Warning Amid Foreign Currency Fluctuations Many Irish companies that deal in foreign currency are exposing their businesses to significant and unnecessary profitability risks due to a lack of consideration of appropriate hedging within their organisations. That’s the message from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Bank of Ireland who have launched a new programme to support businesses in [...]...

ASAI Issues New Guidelines For Advertising Mobile Phone and Broadband Services

  ASAI Issues New Guidelines For Advertising Mobile Phone and Broadband Services

The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI), the independent self-regulatory body committed to promoting the highest standards of marketing communications in Ireland, has introduced new guidelines relating to the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services. The guidelines will complement the existing ASAI Code in ensuring that certain marketing terms used by telecommunications operators convey […]

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Sustainable Apartment Living For Ireland

  Sustainable Apartment Living For Ireland

A new report on sustainable apartment living in Ireland was launched by the Housing Agency and Clúid Housing. Amongst some of the reports findings and research were that apartment living has increased in the last few years and according to the report, the number of apartments in Ireland has increased by 85% between 2002 and […]

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Brand New Campaign Showcasing Ireland’s Food and Drink Starts

  Brand New Campaign Showcasing Ireland’s Food and Drink Starts

Fáilte Ireland’s Taste the Island campaign has gone live with a brand-new TV ad encouraging domestic holidaymakers to take a short break in Ireland to enjoy some of the 700+ food and drink related experiences on offer across this September, October and November.
Taste the Island is a 12-week celebration of Ireland’s seasonal ingredients, adventurous tastes […]

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Enet Expands its Data Centre Connectivity Portfolio Across Dublin

  Enet Expands its Data Centre Connectivity Portfolio Across Dublin

Enet, Ireland’s largest wholesale, open-access network provider, has added six more data centres across Dublin to its national network. The additional data centres allow it to offer more options when it comes to dark fibre and managed bandwidth to its customers, and will result in increased connectivity for consumers.
Enet is now connected to 25 data […]

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ACCA and Bank of Ireland Issue Warning Amid Foreign Currency Fluctuations

  ACCA and Bank of Ireland Issue Warning Amid Foreign Currency Fluctuations

Many Irish companies that deal in foreign currency are exposing their businesses to significant and unnecessary profitability risks due to a lack of consideration of appropriate hedging within their organisations. That’s the message from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Bank of Ireland who have launched a new programme to support businesses in […]

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Early Stage Entrepreneurs in Ireland Have High Growth Ambitions, Ranking First Against Comparator Countries

  Early Stage Entrepreneurs in Ireland Have High Growth Ambitions, Ranking First Against Comparator Countries

According to the 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Survey of Entrepreneurship in Ireland, Ireland now ranks 5th highest among European countries for rates of early stage entrepreneurship. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), which is the world’s foremost study of entrepreneurship, was recently conducted in Ireland by Paula Fitzsimons of Fitzsimons Consulting and Dr Colm O’Gorman, Professor […]

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Plans For Revamping Disused Buildings, a New Town Square, and a Cultural Corridor Announced

  Plans For Revamping Disused Buildings, a New Town Square, and a Cultural Corridor Announced

Re-purposing disused buildings, a revamped town square and a new cultural corridor are just three of the six projects which form part of a community-led architecture and design programme, ‘Reimagine…’, announced by the Irish Architecture Foundation. Reimagine… brings together local communities, architects, designers and planners to develop projects which will enhance the local built environment of […]

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Fulfil Announces The Hershey Company as Minority Investor

  Fulfil Announces The Hershey Company as Minority Investor

Fulfil Holdings Ltd, the owner of the snacking brand FULFIL, has announced that The Hershey Company, the US-based food group, has made a minority investment to further propel its phenomenal growth and disruption of the snacking market across Europe and Australia since its launch in 2016. FULFIL, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland has rapidly grown since its […]

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Affordability and Uncertainty Push Irish Property Price Inflation Lower

  Affordability and Uncertainty Push Irish Property Price Inflation Lower

Irish house price inflation eased further to 2.0% in June from 2.6% in July. The annual increase in June is the slowest rise in six years (since the 1.0% increase of June 2013), according to the KBC Economics Desk. While there has been a marked slowdown in the annual rate of increase in Irish property prices, it should […]

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Opus Fund Services to Expand Irish Operations

  Opus Fund Services to Expand Irish Operations

Opus Fund Services, an award winning independent, privately owned global fund administrator headquartered in Bermuda, plans to open a second office in Ireland, locating in Enniscorthy, County Wexford, with the creation of 100 jobs over five years. The project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
Founded in 2006, Opus Fund Services announced the […]

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CCPC Asked to Undertake a Study of the Public Liability Insurance Market

  CCPC Asked to Undertake a Study of the Public Liability Insurance Market

The Government has requested the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) to undertake a study into the public liability insurance market. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD made the request using her powers under section 10(4) of the Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014.
In her request, Minister Humphreys asked that the study should […]

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Major Cash Prize For Sportstech Start-ups Competing to be Crowned ‘The Front Runner’

  Major Cash Prize For Sportstech Start-ups Competing to be Crowned ‘The Front Runner’

Start-ups in the sportstech industry are being targeted in an innovative new competition entitled ‘The Front Runner’, aimed at showcasing this country’s talent in the sector. Enterprise Ireland is putting forward a cash prize of ten thousand euro to help take these businesses to the next level.
The contest is the latest element of the One-Zero […]

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Legal Protection For Irish Whiskey in South Africa

  Legal Protection For Irish Whiskey in South Africa

The Irish Whiskey Association (IWA) has successfully registered Irish whiskey as a certification mark in South Africa, the seventh largest market for Irish whiskey in terms of volume. This registration provides legal protection for Irish whiskey in South Africa for the first time and follows a successful trademark registration for Irish whiskey in Australia in […]

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Diaceutics Appoints New Head of Global Data

  Diaceutics Appoints New Head of Global Data

Diaceutics, a provider of data analytics and implementation services to the global pharmaceutical industry, has appointed Derek Hosty as Head of Global Data with immediate effect. Derek will lead Diaceutics’ data team as it helps more patients across the world access precision medicine drugs by driving better diagnostic testing through unique data insights.
Diaceutics, which has a base […]

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Irish Businesses at Risk as 350,000 Office Workers Use Unsecure Devices For Remote Working

  Irish Businesses at Risk as 350,000 Office Workers Use Unsecure Devices For Remote Working

Datapac, a leading technology solutions and services provider, and Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, have announced the results of a joint survey on security concerns associated with remote working and increased mobility. The survey found that more than one-quarter (27%) of Irish office workers – approximately 350,0001 people – use an unencrypted mobile device to access […]

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London Tech Firm Chargifi to Set Up Technology and Business Development Hub in Belfast

  London Tech Firm Chargifi to Set Up Technology and Business Development Hub in Belfast

Chargifi, a leading provider of cloud-connected wireless charging technology, is to set up a Technology and Business Development Hub in Belfast, in a £3.6 million investment that will create 41 jobs. The hub is part of the company’s expansion plan that aims to significantly increase its sales by developing its presence in the UK, Europe, […]

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Dublin Airport Wins International Award For Digital Transformation

  Dublin Airport Wins International Award For Digital Transformation

Esri Ireland, the market leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), has announced that daa has won a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award at the recent Esri International User Conference in San Diego. daa was chosen ahead of 300,000 eligible candidates from across the world for its deployment of Esri’s mapping technology across Dublin Airport […]

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The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2019 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – September 5th, 2019

  The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2019 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – September 5th, 2019

The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2019 – Ireland’s premier trade event for the food and drink processing, retail, food service and hospitality sectors – is being held at the Citywest Convention Centre in Dublin on Thursday, September 5th, 2019. The event will highlight the key trends and challenges facing the industry, […]

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Kinsetsu Develops Innovative Product to Promote Independent Living For Older People

  Kinsetsu Develops Innovative Product to Promote Independent Living For Older People

Belfast-based IT firm Kinsetsu has developed a new product, HomeHug, to allow older people to live independently at home for longer. HomeHug ensures family members are aware of environmental aspects which could have an adverse negative impact on health.
The innovative technology uses sensors to capture data about the home environment – such as temperature and […]

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New Government Initiative to Help Customs Capacity Post-Brexit

  New Government Initiative to Help Customs Capacity Post-Brexit

The Irish Government, in association with key industry partners, has launched a new support measure to help customs agents, intermediaries and affected Irish businesses develop the capacity to deal with the additional customs requirements due to the UK’s departure from the EU, notably under No Deal. The number of customs declarations required is estimated to […]

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The Future of the Irish Workplace – No Offices or 9-5 Workdays

  The Future of the Irish Workplace – No Offices or 9-5 Workdays

Forty-two per cent of Irish office workers believe that a physical office will be unnecessary in the next five to ten years, according to new research from Ricoh. In fact, the study found that 57% of respondents believe they will soon be able to work effectively from any location. The research, commissioned by Ricoh Europe and conducted by […]

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Around Noon Announces New Jobs in Significant Investment

  Around Noon Announces New Jobs in Significant Investment

Newry-based firm, Around Noon, producer of a wide range of ‘food-to-go’ products, has announced that it is investing over £7 million in a major expansion to develop sales in the Great Britain and Republic of Ireland markets. The expansion will also see the company create 94 jobs.
Invest Northern Ireland is providing financial assistance for 54 of […]

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Dublin City Council Awards Energy Performance Contract to Upgrade its Sports Centres

  Dublin City Council Awards Energy Performance Contract to Upgrade its Sports Centres

Dublin City Council continues to lead by example in energy management with the awarding of a new Energy Performance Contract (EPC) to Noel Lawler Green Energy Solutions. The contract will save the Council up to €129,000 on its energy costs per annum and reduce carbon emissions by 321 tonnes.
The City Council, working closely with Codema […]

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Enet Selected as ‘One to Watch’ by European Business Awards 2019

  Enet Selected as ‘One to Watch’ by European Business Awards 2019

Enet, Ireland’s largest open-access network operator, has been named as ‘One to Watch’ in a list published by the European Business Awards (EBAs), one of the world’s largest cross-industry, cross border business competitions. Enet operates the largest alternative wholesale telecoms network in Ireland, which comprises of over 5,400 km of fibre infrastructure, including the Irish […]

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‘Dairy’ Best Recognition For Dale Farm

  ‘Dairy’ Best Recognition For Dale Farm

Northern Ireland-based Dale Farm, the largest UK farmer-owned dairy co-operative,  has once again been recognised for its world-class quality products, picking up a total of 36 awards at the recent International Cheese Show in Nantwich, Cheshire.
Dale Farm’s world class quality cheese in addition to cottage cheese, quark and yogurt was recognised where the co-operative celebrated […]

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PREM Group Launches New Hospitality Brand

  PREM Group Launches New Hospitality Brand

International hospitality giant, PREM Group has launched a new business brand, PREM Hospitality. In a bid to gain better brand recognition with customers, guests and employees all properties will now be promoted under the PREM Hospitality Brand.
The new umbrella brand will bring many benefits for booking agents and guests offering an impressive website which showcases […]

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3D Printing Competition Launched to ‘Shape the Future’ For a Sustainable World

  3D Printing Competition Launched to ‘Shape the Future’ For a Sustainable World

I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing, and science engagement specialists Gallomanor have launched a nationwide competition to turn an idea for sustainability into 3D-printed reality. The ‘Shape the Future’ competition, which is supported through the Science Foundation Ireland Discover programme, is open to anyone who has an idea to improve our world.
Entrants are […]

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€100 Million Redevelopment of Former Home of Smithwick’s Brewery in Kilkenny Commences

  €100 Million Redevelopment of Former Home of Smithwick’s Brewery in Kilkenny Commences

Mythen Construction has broken ground on the prestigious new development at Abbey Quarter in the centre of Kilkenny. The breaking ground ceremony was attended by Eoin Murphy, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, and the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar. The renovation will accommodate offices, education and research and development spaces.
The Abbey Quarter, site of the […]

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Weather Produces Mixed Outcome For Farm Enterprise Margins in 2018

  Weather Produces Mixed Outcome For Farm Enterprise Margins in 2018

Teagasc has published its annual series of farm enterprise factsheets, which outline the output, costs and profit margins for a range of farm systems in Ireland, as well as metrics summarising their technical performance for 2018. The factsheet information is drawn from the Teagasc National Farm Survey, which collects data from 898 farms, representative of […]

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Enterprise Ireland Urges Businesses to Prepare For Brexit With its Currency Calculator Amid a Sharp Dip in Sterling

  Enterprise Ireland Urges Businesses to Prepare For Brexit With its Currency Calculator Amid a Sharp Dip in Sterling

As part of its Brexit response, Enterprise Ireland is continuing to proactively engage with client companies nationwide to confront the broad implications of Brexit, across a number of areas including customs, strategic sourcing, financial management, employment law and the movement of people. The continuous fluctuation of the value of Sterling continues to raise concerns among […]

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