Google began accepting applications from Irish entrepreneurs for its Adopt A Startup programme on Monday, November 21. The Adopt A Startup programme sees small businesses paired up with Google support teams who will work with them from Google’s Irish headquarters to accelerate their growth. Each Startup will receive 12 weeks hands-on mentoring, access to exclusive […]
The Department of Finance announce on Thursday, November 17, that they have launched a competition to appoint investment banks to help coordinate in a potential Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Allied Irish Bank. The coordinators will be appointed for a 18-month period, into 2018. The department cautioned that the Minister for Finance has not given […]
Push notification platform Hurree has raised more than £200,000 online since launching a crowdsourcing campaign on Crowdcube less than two weeks ago.
Created by Aaron Gibson, described by the Belfast Telegraph as a 23-year-old early school leaver from County Down, Hurree allows app developers to monitor and analyse user information to optimise push notification apps on […]
FDT Consulting Engineers & Project Managers won the EnviroCom Award on Thursday, November 10, for engaging communities in environmental projects with less than 50 employees. Hosted by the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, the 10th EnviroCom awards saw 130 guests attend the awarding ceremony at the Royal Marine Hotel.
FDT were given the award in recognition for […]
O’Neill Industrial, Ireland’s leading air solutions company, has announced the arrival of the Big Blue Hire Fleet – a fleet of four portable Ingersoll Rand Oil Free Air Compressors with Diesel Engines for hire. This significant investment sees O’Neill Industrial become the leader in supplying contingency air solutions in Ireland.
O’Neill Industrial has noticed the demand […]
KPMG is to create 500 new jobs in Ireland over the next 12 months.
The roles will comprise of 200 positions for experienced professionals and 300 opportunities for graduates.
KPMG says that this is a response to “strong client demand.” The company’s Irish workforce has grown to 2,500 employees – up from just over 2,000 in 2014.
The 200 experienced roles will […]
Arc-net has announced that it will be creating 50 news jobs in Belfast and Edinburgh via business accelerator programme.
Kieran Kelly, a Northern Ireland entrepreneur founded technology outfit arc-net last year. The company develops technology to help fight food fraud. Kieran is hoping to grow his business with another 50 staff in Belfast and Edinburgh.
“The Entrepreneurial Spark experience has been transformative, helping me […]
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell-O’Connor TD today announced nearly €40 million in research funding for 24 major research projects. The funding is distributed via Science Foundation Ireland’s Investigators Programme through a funding stream provided by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation. With awards ranging from €500,000 to €2.7 million over four to five year […]
Food processing factory Kenmare Select, which specialises in smoked salmon and other fish products is to close its doors in Co. Kerry with the loss of 25 full-time jobs.
The factory which was established in the early 1990s nformed of the decision at a meeting Wednesday morning.
Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae says the job losses in Kenmare are a […]
Sigmar Recruitment has announced that it plans to take on 150 new employees, doubling the size of its company.
The new jobs are in recruitment, sales and digital marketing and both experienced and graduate level openings are being filled.
They will be based in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Kerry.
The company said it is establishing a centre of excellence and the jobs […]