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Further Expansion by Healthcare 21

    Further Expansion by Healthcare 21

Cork-headquartered Healthcare 21 Group (HC21), one of Europe’s leading healthcare specialist sales, marketing and solutions providers, has strengthened its UK operations with the acquisition of Cardio Solutions (UK) Ltd. The acquisition

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Vivid Edge Wins the Sustainability Award at 2020 SFA National Small Business Awards

    Vivid Edge Wins the Sustainability Award at 2020 SFA National Small Business Awards

Vivid Edge, the energy efficiency specialist company, has won the Sustainability Category Award at the 2020 SFA National Small Business Awards. The aim of the Awards, now in its sixteenth

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Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million to Create World-class Food Manufacturing Facility in the US

    Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million to Create World-class Food Manufacturing Facility in the US

Kerry Group, the leading international taste and nutrition company, has confirmed that it is to invest $125 million in its facility at Rome, Georgia in the US to create a

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Digital Realty Expands Dublin Data Centre in Preparation For Tech Boom

    Digital Realty Expands Dublin Data Centre in Preparation For Tech Boom

Digital Realty, a leading global provider of data centre, co-location and interconnection solutions, has officially opened its Clonshaugh data centre, the latest facility in its portfolio of data centres in

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Irish Grocery Market Maintains Growth

    Irish Grocery Market Maintains Growth

The Irish grocery market maintained steady growth of 1.3% during the 12 weeks to 23 February 2020, the latest figures from Kantar show. All the major grocers were on an upward

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The Guinness Storehouse Unveils New €20 Million Gravity Bar

    The Guinness Storehouse Unveils New €20 Million Gravity Bar

The Guinness Storehouse, Ireland’s number one visitor attraction, has officially opened the highly anticipated new Gravity Bar. Developed over three years, with over 175,000 man hours and almost €20 million

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Output Sports Closes €1.3 Million Seed Investment Round

    Output Sports Closes €1.3 Million Seed Investment Round

Output Sports, a University College Dublin (UCD) sports technology spin-out, has closed a €1.3 million seed funding round. The funding round was led by the Atlantic Bridge University Fund, with Elkstone

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Australian Firm Chooses Dungannon For New Manufacturing Facility

    Australian Firm Chooses Dungannon For New Manufacturing Facility

Adelaide-based Dynamic Equipment Ltd, owned by Australian native Daniel Ritchie, has chosen Dungannon as the location for a new manufacturing facility, creating seven jobs. Dynamic Equipment provides design, manufacture and installation

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Glofox Shapes the Fitness Industry With New Belfast R&D Centre

    Glofox Shapes the Fitness Industry With New Belfast R&D Centre

Glofox, a Dublin fitness management software company, is investing in Northern Ireland for the first time. The company is creating a Research and Development Centre to support its rapid international growth

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Construction Work Commences on New Dublin Railway Station

    Construction Work Commences on New Dublin Railway Station

Construction is now underway on the new Pelletstown Station in West Dublin. The newest station on the Iarnród Éireann network is situated between Ashtown and Broombridge stations and will serve the

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New Derry Software Development Centre For Deveire

    New Derry Software Development Centre For Deveire

Limerick-based technology company, Deveire, is investing in Northern Ireland for the first time with a Software Development Centre in Londonderry. The centre will create 15 new jobs for the North

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Jacobs’ Symposium Spotlights Strategies to Enhance Safety in Construction Supply Chain

    Jacobs’ Symposium Spotlights Strategies to Enhance Safety in Construction Supply Chain

With 150,000 people working in construction in Ireland and the sector experiencing annual growth of 10%, a sustainable safety culture is critical to keeping people safe. The supply chain’s complexity

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Multi-million Pound Australian deal for Cross Refrigeration

    Multi-million Pound Australian deal for Cross Refrigeration

Armagh-based refrigeration company, Cross Refrigeration, has secured its first contract in Melbourne, Australia estimated to be worth over £7 million. The contract, with the Australian based supermarket chain Coles and

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Web Aggregator Seopa Expands Team in Ambitious Plan to Double Revenue

    Web Aggregator Seopa Expands Team in Ambitious Plan to Double Revenue

Seopa Ltd is to create 31 new jobs as part of its latest growth plans as it targets new markets. Headquartered in Belfast’s Linen Quarter, Seopa operates price comparison websites in

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155 Jobs Boost For Coleraine

    155 Jobs Boost For Coleraine

Coleraine-based manufacturer Maine Surface Finishing is creating 155 jobs in a major £9.5 million expansion. The company provides powder coating and wet paint spraying and in-house fabrication across its four

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Coca-Cola HBC Invests £9.3 Million in Expanding Lisburn Plant

    Coca-Cola HBC Invests £9.3 Million in Expanding Lisburn Plant

Coca-Cola HBC has commissioned a new ‘canning line’ at its plant in Lisburn. The canning line is the second of its kind to be installed at the plant and will

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Dublin to Become Mastercard’s Technology Hub For Europe

    Dublin to Become Mastercard’s Technology Hub For Europe

Mastercard has announced its plans to create 1500 jobs in the next three to five years as it significantly grows its new European Technology Hub in Dublin. The plans reflect

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3EN Invests Over £1 Million and Doubles Holywood Headcount

    3EN Invests Over £1 Million and Doubles Holywood Headcount

Cloud solutions company, 3EN Cloud Ltd, is doubling its headcount with 16 new jobs at its Holywood offices in County Down as part of a £1.2 million investment, following successful growth

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Jameson Irish Whiskey Passes 8 Million Cases Annual Sales Barrier

    Jameson Irish Whiskey Passes 8 Million Cases Annual Sales Barrier

Sales of Jameson Irish whiskey passed a record 8 million cases in the twelve months to December 2019 as the brand experienced strong value growth of 9% in the last

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The World’s Most Valuable Brands

    The World’s Most Valuable Brands

Defending its position as the world’s most valuable brand for the third consecutive year, Amazon has broken the so far unattainable US$200 billion brand value mark, according to the latest Brand Finance Global

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Lidl Announces €40 Million Deal With O’Brien Fine Foods

    Lidl Announces €40 Million Deal With O’Brien Fine Foods

Lidl Ireland has announced a two-year supply deal with Kildare-based cooked meats producer, O’Brien Fine Foods (OBFF) worth €40 million. Lidl has also made a further €50,000 investment in O’Brien

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StormHarvester Develops New Green Technology to Help Reduce Environmental Pollution

    StormHarvester Develops New Green Technology to Help Reduce Environmental Pollution

Lisburn-based technology start-up, StormHarvester, has developed a system to monitor and control water and wastewater levels within drainage networks. The green technology, Smart Control System, reduces the volume of mains

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Keelings Acquires Pineapple Farm in Costa Rica

    Keelings Acquires Pineapple Farm in Costa Rica

Keelings, the Irish-owned family business, has acquired Las Brisas, a pineapple farm located in Costa Rica that is highly acclaimed for its product quality and community initiatives. Las Brisas is

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EDF Group Moves into Ireland by Acquiring 50% of the Codling Offshore Wind Project

  EDF Group Moves into Ireland by Acquiring 50% of the Codling Offshore Wind Project

The EDF Group, the international integrated electricity giant, has bought a 50% interest in the Codling offshore wind farm project

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Major Milestone For Premier Inn as it Surpasses 1,000 Hotel Rooms in Ireland and Appoints New Development Manager

  Major Milestone For Premier Inn as it Surpasses 1,000 Hotel Rooms in Ireland and Appoints New Development Manager

Whitbread Plc, the owner of the Premier Inn hotel chain, is continuing to gain momentum in its expansion into Ireland

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Management Changes at the Guinness Storehouse

  Management Changes at the Guinness Storehouse

Guinness and Diageo have announced that Paul Carty (pictured above) is to retire from his role as Managing Director of

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Manor Farm Wins IFSA Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020

  Manor Farm Wins IFSA Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020

Irish chicken producer Manor Farm, has won the IFSA (Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance) Best Sustainable Food Product Award 2020. Manor

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We Are Paradoxx Invests in R&D to Develop World’s First 3-in-1 Hair Tool

  We Are Paradoxx Invests in R&D to Develop World’s First 3-in-1 Hair Tool

Belfast-based haircare company, WE ARE PARADOXX, has developed the world’s first cordless 3-in-1 hair tool following significant investment in research

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Ireland Tightens its Belt as Election Impacts Customer Confidence

  Ireland Tightens its Belt as Election Impacts Customer Confidence

Following a record-breaking festive season for the Irish grocery market, the buzz around Veganuary and Dry January failed to outweigh

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EY Launches Wavespace Client Innovation Centre in Dublin

  EY Launches Wavespace Client Innovation Centre in Dublin

EY has launched its new EY wavespace centre in Dublin, expanding its global network of innovation centres that bring EY technology and

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Fexco Opens €21 Million Research and Development Facility

  Fexco Opens €21 Million Research and Development Facility

Irish-international fintech company, Fexco has opened a new building in Killorglin, County Kerry, which will house its own Research Development

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Initiative Ireland to Expand Operations in Ireland and the UK

  Initiative Ireland to Expand Operations in Ireland and the UK

Initiative Ireland, the property finance and impact investment specialist, has announced that it plans to expand operations to fund the

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Festo Introduces a Compact Servo Drive For Demanding Positioning Applications

Festo has expanded its range of servo drives with the introduction of the CMMT-ST. Complementing the existing CMMT-AS, this new

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Payescape to Create 20 Jobs in Ballymoney in £1 Million Investment

  Payescape to Create 20 Jobs in Ballymoney in £1 Million Investment

Ballymoney-based payroll provider, Payescape, is investing over £1 million and creating 20 jobs to grow its business. The company uses

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Strategic Industry-University Agreement For Border and North East Between DCU and Combilift

  Strategic Industry-University Agreement For Border and North East Between DCU and Combilift

Dublin City University and Combilift, the largest global manufacturer of multi-directional forklifts and an acknowledged leader in long load handling

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Ei Electronics Chief Receives IMR Life Time Achievement Award

  Ei Electronics Chief Receives IMR Life Time Achievement Award

Michael (Mick) Guinee, Chairman, CEO and Co-founder of Ei Electronics, which is one of Ireland’s leading indigenous electronics manufacturing and

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Winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards

  Winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards

The winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards were revealed at a special ceremony and gala dinner

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Granite Digital to Create 50 New Jobs in Dublin, Cork and Galway

  Granite Digital to Create 50 New Jobs in Dublin, Cork and Galway

Granite Digital, Ireland’s leading full-service digital agency, will create 50 new jobs across its Dublin, Cork and Galway offices. The

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Microsoft to Establish Cyber Security Centre in Belfast

  Microsoft to Establish Cyber Security Centre in Belfast

Microsoft has chosen Northern Ireland as the location for a new Cyber Security Centre which will see the creation of

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Blueface Acquired By Comcast

  Blueface Acquired By Comcast

Comcast, the global media and technology group, has completed the acquisition of Blueface – a Dublin-based global technology provider and

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Hotel Outlook 2020

  Hotel Outlook 2020

Despite headwinds in terms of a higher VAT rate and Brexit uncertainty, the Irish hotel real estate market performed solidly

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Innovation Zed and A Menarini Diagnostics Enter Commercial Agreement

  Innovation Zed and A Menarini Diagnostics Enter Commercial Agreement

Innovation Zed Ltd, an Irish medical technology company, and A. Menarini Diagnostics, a leading diagnostics company headquartered in Italy, and

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Naturelle Set to Grow With 50 New Jobs

  Naturelle Set to Grow With 50 New Jobs

Omagh-based manufacturer, Naturelle Consumer Products, is creating 50 new jobs and expanding its manufacturing facility in a £4 million investment

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Expleo Launches Returners Programme in Ireland in Move Towards 33% Female Workforce by 2021

  Expleo Launches Returners Programme in Ireland in Move Towards 33% Female Workforce by 2021

Expleo, the technology partner for innovative companies, has launched its returners programme in Ireland, which enables highly skilled professionals to

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Derry Engineering Firm, Gallagher and McKinney, Expands

  Derry Engineering Firm, Gallagher and McKinney, Expands

Gallagher and McKinney Ltd has built a new manufacturing facility at Skeoge Industrial Park, and is creating 14 new jobs.

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AbbVie-Allergan Merger Will Impact Irish Units

  AbbVie-Allergan Merger Will Impact Irish Units

By John Whelan With EU regulatory approval in the bag and US regulatory scrutiny expected to clear in the coming

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OCO Global Accepted into United Nations Global Compact

  OCO Global Accepted into United Nations Global Compact

OCO Global, the international trade and investment specialist company headquartered in Belfast, has announced that it has been accepted onto

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Grant Engineering Officially Opens New €14 Million Expanded Facilities

  Grant Engineering Officially Opens New €14 Million Expanded Facilities

Grant, Ireland’s leading engineering company specialising in the plumbing and heating industry, has officially opened its newly expanded facilities in

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OEEsystems International Announces Official Irish Launch of PerformOEE™ Smart Factory Edition

  OEEsystems International Announces Official Irish Launch of PerformOEE™ Smart Factory Edition

OEEsystems International are The OEE People. Supporting global installations from Seattle to Shanghai since 2002, their Smart Factory Software, PerformOEE

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Reasons to be Cheerful For Grocery Retailers as December Sales Beat €1 Billion

  Reasons to be Cheerful For Grocery Retailers as December Sales Beat €1 Billion

The Irish grocery market hit a new milestone over the Christmas period, as December sales eclipsed €1 billion for the

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£8 Million Investment By Armstrong Medical

  £8 Million Investment By Armstrong Medical

Armstrong Medical is investing £8 million in the growth of its manufacturing business including the creation of 24 new jobs.

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MAW Engineering Invests in Antrim Area

  MAW Engineering Invests in Antrim Area

MAW Engineering has invested £2.8 million in a new commercial vehicle venture, including a purpose-built new manufacturing facility and 46

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€300 Million Investment in Irish Solar Energy Sector

  €300 Million Investment in Irish Solar Energy Sector

Obton has announced details of its €300 million investment in the Irish solar energy sector. Obton, a Danish solar photovoltaic

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Over €40 Million For 26 Projects to Drive Job Creation in the Regions

  Over €40 Million For 26 Projects to Drive Job Creation in the Regions

The Government has announced the results of the third call of the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF), an open national

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Angoka Chooses Northern Ireland For Headquarters With New Cybersecurity Development Centre

  Angoka Chooses Northern Ireland For Headquarters With New Cybersecurity Development Centre

Cybersecurity start-up, Angoka has made Belfast its HQ location of choice with a new Cybersecurity Development Centre. The company manages

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DuPont Acquires UCD Spin-out OxyMem

  DuPont Acquires UCD Spin-out OxyMem

DuPont has exercised its option to acquire full ownership of OxyMem Ltd, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out company. OxyMem

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Planning Application Submitted For Waterford North Quays Development

  Planning Application Submitted For Waterford North Quays Development

Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland has submitted its application for Planning Permission to Waterford City & County Council for the

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Ireland Leads the Way in Ocean Energy as SEAI Funded Wave Energy Device Arrives in Hawaii For Testing

  Ireland Leads the Way in Ocean Energy as SEAI Funded Wave Energy Device Arrives in Hawaii For Testing

The wave energy device by Ocean Energy Ltd, funded by the Government of Ireland through the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), has

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