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The Irish Heart Foundation Launches Ground-breaking Childhood Obesity Manifesto

    The Irish Heart Foundation Launches Ground-breaking Childhood Obesity Manifesto

Obesity “represents the greatest single threat to the health and wellbeing of children in Ireland today and drastic action is needed to protect them.” This is the main message of

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EcoOnline Expands Irish Presence in Limerick

    EcoOnline Expands Irish Presence in Limerick

EcoOnline has officially opened a new 7,000 square ft office in Limerick, doubling its office space in an ongoing commitment to innovation and growth in the Irish and UK market.

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L&M Keating Awarded The KeepWell Mark by Ibec

    L&M Keating Awarded The KeepWell Mark by Ibec

L&M Keating are the first construction company to successfully achieve accreditation for their commitment to employee wellness, safety and health by being awarded The KeepWell Mark by Ibec, Ireland’s largest

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How FM APPROVED Cooling Towers Help Reduce Risks

    How FM APPROVED Cooling Towers Help Reduce Risks

By Scott Maurer, Global Product Manager, SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc When water flow is temporarily suspended, as in the event of a fire, some cooling towers that contain combustible materials

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Zeeko Secures €100,000 in Funding to Launch New Research Project on Virtual Reality and Children’s Health

    Zeeko Secures €100,000 in Funding to Launch New Research Project on Virtual Reality and Children’s Health

Zeeko, an Irish EdTech start-up, has secured just over €100,000 in funding through the Horizon 2020 SME Innovation Associate Programme. The company is using the funding to launch a new

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Burning Solid Fuel is Biggest Threat to Good Air Quality in Ireland

    Burning Solid Fuel is Biggest Threat to Good Air Quality in Ireland

The EPA’s latest report on air quality shows that burning of solid fuel is the biggest threat to good air quality in Ireland, followed by emissions from vehicle exhausts. Despite

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Tractor Safe Lock wins at National Ploughing Championships 2017

    Tractor Safe Lock wins at National Ploughing Championships 2017

Tractor Safe Lock, a device that automatically engages the handbrake in a tractor when the operator leaves the seat, has been awarded the Innovation Arena’s People’s Choice Award in association

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IFA calls for an immediate ban on Brazilian meat

    IFA calls for an immediate ban on Brazilian meat

IFA President Joe Healy has called for an immediate ban on Brazilian meat imports into the EU. He said the latest revelations on the failure of Brazil to meet EU

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Air Cleaners in Food Storage Warehouses – A New Sizing Tool

    Air Cleaners in Food Storage Warehouses – A New Sizing Tool

Post provided by Camfil. Food Quality is of the utmost importance for Food and Beverage manufacturing. Ensuring that food is delivered to your customers to the highest standard is key for

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Econova CSR Solutions

    Econova CSR Solutions

Article provided by Econova. We are very proud to introduce Econova CSR solutions Ltd. a newly established company dedicated to helping their clients reach the next level of success, by

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Discover Industrial Flooring at Manufacturing & Supply Chain 2017

    Discover Industrial Flooring at Manufacturing & Supply Chain 2017

On Stand 213 of this year’s National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Exhibition, Flowcrete UK will be showcasing specialist resin solutions that allow businesses to optimise the floor underfoot with finishes

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Is your head in the cloud?

    Is your head in the cloud?

Rising material costs, extended supply chains and stricter regulatory controls and food safety standards have put ever increasing demands on the food and beverage industry. You may begin to wonder

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Number of Fatal Workplace Accidents Drops by More Than 20%

    Number of Fatal Workplace Accidents Drops by More Than 20%

There were 44 people killed in workplaces in 2016, representing a 21% reduction of the 56 reported in 2015, according to figures released by the Health and Safety Authority on

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Free Tool to Fight Food Fraud Released

    Free Tool to Fight Food Fraud Released

A free tool to help food companies to assess their food fraud vulnerabilities was released on Monday, December 12. The tool was developed by SSAFE in partnership with PwC, Wageningen

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Fracking Ban Justified by EPA Report – Minister for Environment

    Fracking Ban Justified by EPA Report –  Minister for Environment

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment Denis Naughten said on  Wednesday, November 30, that an EPA-led research programme on the  on the Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on the

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UDG Healthcare Announces 8% Increase in Operating Profit

    UDG Healthcare Announces 8% Increase in Operating Profit

Dublin-based Healthcare services provider UDG released preliminary results of their financial year on Thursday, November 24, which showed an 8% increase in operating profit for continuing operations over 2015. The

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Ayrton Group creates 60 jobs as it opens Dublin office

    Ayrton Group creates 60 jobs as it opens Dublin office

Ayrton Group has announced the creation of 60 new jobs as it expands its Cork base and opens new offices in Tallaght, Dublin. The company, which provides safety training, consultancy

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Dublin Eye Clinic Offers New Laser Eye Surgery Procedure

    Dublin Eye Clinic Offers New Laser Eye Surgery Procedure

Wellington Eye Clinic has recently become the first optic clinic to utilize a new procedure for laser vision correction in the Republic of Ireland.

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Carlsberg commits to Russia and improved return on capital

    Carlsberg commits to Russia and improved return on capital

Carlsberg has decided to remain in Russia despite the problems it faces there. The Danish brewer has also vowed to improve its return on capital under a strategy outlined by its

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Tucana Health Ltd to Create New Jobs in Cork

    Tucana Health Ltd to Create New Jobs in Cork

Tucana Health Ltd, a spin-out from the APC in University College Cork, is to build a new research team in Cork. Tucana was founded by Professors Fergus Shanahan and Paul

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Aviva Ireland’s operating profit up by 39%

    Aviva Ireland’s operating profit up by 39%

Yesterday Aviva announced the sale of its health business to leading financial services company Irish Life for an undisclosed sum. Aviva holds a 70% stake in Aviva Health, a joint venture with

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IRISH Life set to become a major force in the health insurance market after buying Aviva Health and GloHealth

    IRISH Life set to become a major force in the health insurance market after buying Aviva Health and GloHealth

Irish Life has confirmed that it has now taken control of Aviva Health and GloHealth. The deal is the biggest in the sector since Aviva’s larger rival Laya Healthcare was

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Johnson Controls, Tyco to merge in tax-saving deal

Tyco International and Johnson Controls announced today they will merge in a tax-saving deal. The deal combines Tyco’s operations in security and fire safety with Johnson’s businesses, which include energy storage. The

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Pepperl+Fuchs presents world’s smallest ultrasonic sensor

    Pepperl+Fuchs presents world’s smallest ultrasonic sensor

The UMB800 from Pepperl+Fuchs is the world’s smallest ultrasonic sensor in solid stainless steel. It is made entirely from FDA-compliant

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SFI Europe and AbbVie announce €10m investment

Minister for Jobs Mr Richard Bruton has announced a joint investment of €10 million by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise

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Irish Water investing €5m plant in Kinvara

Irish Water is investing €5million to construct a new wastewater treatment plant in Kinvara. The new plant will be located

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Euromedic creates 100 jobs with Affidea rebrand

Affidea, a Diagnostic healthcare provider, is to create 100 jobs over the next 18 months as part of a new €15

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First ever female recipients of the Researcher of the Year accolade at the SFI Science Summit

Professor Geraldine Boylan and Professor Louise Kenny have been announced as the Science Foundation Ireland Joint Researchers of the Year

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Nursing home group Carechoice bring a further 200 jobs to Ireland

Carechoice, a retirement and nursing home group,  is to create 200 jobs with the opening of a new purpose-built 165-room

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Healthcare company Grifols to create 140 jobs with $100m investment in Dublin

Global Healthcare Company Grifols is to Create 140 Jobs with $100 Million Investment. Grifols is the world’s third-largest plasma product

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Join over 2,000 delegates at the National Sustainability Summit

The National Sustainability Summit will take place for the first time on 3 November in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. The

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Mediterranean diet good for health?

    Mediterranean diet good for health?

Researchers at the APC Microbiome Institute in University College Cork and University of Naples Federico II have shown that a

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Areva supplies vessel head for nuclear reactor in Belgium

    Areva supplies vessel head for nuclear reactor in Belgium

France-based energy generation firm Areva has delivered a new vessel head to Engie Group’s subsidiary, Electrabel, for the 1,047MW Unit

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Ireland to be fastest growing economy in Europe

    Ireland to be fastest growing economy in Europe

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, today said that despite disappointing preliminary growth figures for the third quarter, the

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Sustainable Food & Beverage Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition is Major Success

    Sustainable Food & Beverage Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition is Major Success

450 delegates from food and drink businesses across the UK and Ireland attended the inaugural Sustainable Food & Beverage Manufacturing

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