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40 jobs at Dublin e-learning firm

Forty new positions have been announced at Irish education technology company Shaw Academy. The company, which provides online learning services, has already filled 60 separate jobs since last October. The new

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Microsoft beats forecast on cloud demands

Technology corporation, Microsoft has reported quarterly revenue and profit that beat analysts’ expectations, driven by aggressive cost cutting and growing demand for its cloud products and services. Microsoft chief executive

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Siemens to supply 172MW of turbines in Ireland

Siemens has received two contracts for the supply of wind turbines for two projects located in Ireland. Under the first contract, Siemens will supply and install 36 Siemens D3 direct

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Promise Fulfilled at The National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2016

Just over 2,000 people from all over Ireland visited the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016, and participated

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Dalata in new deal for four hotels

Dalata Hotel Group has agreed a deal to buy the leasehold interest of four hotels for an enterprise value of €40m. The four hotels are the Gibson Hotel Dublin, the

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Eircode setting up costs €20m more than expected

The cost of setting up the Eircode postal address system was €20 million more than was initially budgeted for in 2009, the Dáil Public Accounts Committee has heard. The final

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Team Horizon calls on Govt to invest in STEM

There needs to be a greater emphasis by Government on STEM in primary and secondary school according to an ongoing survey of over 2,000 engineers in Ireland carried out by

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580 Jobs “likely to be lost” at Xtra- Vision as liquidator appointed

    580 Jobs “likely to be lost” at Xtra- Vision as liquidator appointed

The High Court has appointed a provision liquidator to the Xtra-vision movie rental chain. The bulk of the 580 full and part-time jobs at the company are likely to be

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Equifax announces 100 new jobs

    Equifax announces 100 new jobs

Equifax is to create 100 new jobs in Dublin. Equifax said its IT talent centre, on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, will develop new solutions for its business around the world.

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100 jobs to be created in Dublin by Credit Suisse

    100 jobs to be created in Dublin by Credit Suisse

Investment bank Credit Suisse is to open a trading floor in Dublin and will hire up to 100 staff here before the end of the year. The bank is to take

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Facebook to start Meath data centre construction

Facebook has said it will begin building a data centre near Clonee, Co Meath, which will create hundreds of temporary construction jobs and dozens of other permanent operations positions. The decision

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160 technology jobs for Galway, Cork

160 jobs have been announced by technology companies in Galway and Cork. Two technology companies in Galway, Ice Cube and Tec Support, have announced they will merge and their planned expansion

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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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Lisheen mine makes final shipment

Mining and energy company Vedanta Resources said its Lisheen mine in Co Tipperary made its final shipment last week, completing planned closure of the site. Vedanta Resources, which also produces

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Google agrees £130m tax deal in the UK

Internet giant Google has agreed a £130 million deal with the UK taxman to pay money it has owed for the last decade. The US online search firm said it

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Donald Rumsfeld has created a Solitaire app

The award for most unlikely app developer of 2016 might already be wrapped up after former US secretary of defence Donald Rumsfeld released his first iOS game. Not only that,

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Accenture to create 250 new jobs

Consulting firm Accenture is expanding its presence in Ireland and expects to hire up to 250 extra staff by the end of this year. The jobs include roles for software developers,

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Irish Taoglas opens new centre in US

Enniscorthy-based Taoglas, an Irish technology firm which specialises in wireless antennas, is opening a $2m facility in San Diego. The new design and testing site is said by Taoglas to

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Amazon to hire 2,500 permanent UK staff

Amazon is to hire 2,500 permanent staff in the UK this year, boosting its workforce there to more than 14,000. They will be employed across the country – including its

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Websites forced offline in DDoS attack

A number of Government websites were forced offline this morning by a so-called Distributed Denial of Service attack (DDoS). Among the sites impacted were the Central Statistics Office, the Courts Service,

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Apple’s chief meets EU Commissioner over tax row

Apple CEO Tim Cook had a private meeting with the European Union’s antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager as EU regulators close in on a final decision into the iPhone-maker’s tax deals

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Citywest Hotel, Dublin – Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Featuring over 150 keynote speakers, a wide variety of free workshops as well as 150 exhibitors, displaying the latest processing and supply chain technology available to Irish industry, the National

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Bausch+Lomb uses drones in its €115m expansion

Aerial drones with sophisticated cameras are being used for controlled flights over the €115m expansion of the Bausch + Lomb facility in Waterford as part of a pioneering new collaboration

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Siemens donates €65m software grant to Trinity’s School of Engineering

Trinity’s School of Engineering has received today a €65 million grant from Siemens PLM Software, enabling access to industry-leading software

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AIB Seed Capital backed iCabbi with UK and US expansion

Dublin BIC today announces dispatch technology company iCabbi is targeting €15M annual recurring revenue (ARR) within two years with expansion

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Salesforce announces multi-year partnership with (RED)

Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world’s #1 CRM company, today announced a partnership with (RED) and a $5 million

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Digital Marketing Institute announces 34 new jobs

The Digital Marketing Institute has announced it is to create 34 new jobs across the areas of sales, operating, and

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O’Brien Fine Foods to create jobs in Timahoe

O’Brien Fine Foods has announced it is to create new jobs as it invests €14m in its ham processing plant in

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Musgrave to buy Wexford business

The Musgrave Group is to buy a Wexford food service business. The acquisition of Wexford-based C.J. O’Loughlin Quality Foods is subject

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Vodafone launches TV service in Ireland

Vodafone is entering the TV market in Ireland for the first time. The service will cost €40 a month for the

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Barclays to cut investment banking jobs worldwide

Barclays has announced a new round of job cuts to its investment banking business worldwide which would result in a complete

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IMF opens nominations for top job

The IMF has opened formal nominations for the next term of managing director, with incumbent Christine Lagarde seen as the leading candidate

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Pearson to cut 4,000 jobs due to weak earnings

Troubled British education publisher Pearson plans to cut 4000 jobs, cap its dividend and restructure yet again after cutting earnings forecasts

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SEAI calls on communities to spply for Energy Upgrade Funds

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is calling on communities to apply for €20 million available in grant support

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4 companies to create 1,245 new jobs in Ireland

1,245 jobs are to be created by four different companies across Ireland over the next five years, including 800 healthcare jobs. The

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Spotify buys Irish music app Soundwave

Streaming giant Spotify announced that it plans to acquire two companies, Irish Soundwave and Cord Project. It says this will

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Floodwaters and frost driving rats into houses

Rentokil is advising householders to be vigilant against rats, mice and other pests that are displaced from sewers, drains and

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Goldman profit slumps after huge mortgage-backed bond settlement

Goldman Sachs Group’s profit slumped for the third quarter in a row as a $5 billion settlement of crisis-era legal

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FBD study: 88% of farmers feel connected with their local community

According to a survey of urban and rural neighbourliness by FBD entitled “Rooted in the Community”, 88% of farmers say that

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Govt initiative aims to add 50,000 jobs in 2016

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tánaiste Joan Burton and Minister for Jobs Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, have launched a jobs initiative in Kildare. 2016 Action

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Dalata acquires Clarion Hotel in Sligo

The Clarion Hotel in Sligo has been sold to the Dalata Hotel Group for €13m. The four-star hotel was offered for

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Home Retail confirms Homebase sale to Wesfarmers

Argos owner Home Retail Group, which is being pursued by supermarket Sainsbury’s, has agreed to sell DIY chain Homebase to

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Renault to recall 15,000 vehicles for emissions tweaks

French company Renault will recall more than 15,000 vehicles to make changes to their engines to bring them into line with

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British Airways to recruit pilots and cabin crew

British Airways has announced plans to recruit a record number of flying crew in 2016. The airline wants to hire more

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Supervalu retains number one position

Irish consumers spent €77 million more over the final 12 weeks of 2015 than in the same period the previous

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Dublin airport to create jobs to deal with record passenger numbers

Dublin Airport is to create more jobs this year as its passenger numbers hit a record 25 million in 2015. The

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Johnston Press seeking to sell assets

Publisher Johnston Press announced it would sell some assets in a bid to streamline its business and raise funds for

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€1m energy upgrade completed at Saint John of God Hospital

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White T.D. visited Saint John of God Hospital in Stillorgan following the

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Pure Telecom caps off great year with 10,000 new customers and €5M revenue boost

Irish telecoms provider Pure Telecom is celebrating its most successful year in business since it started in 2002. Over the

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Slowing data center revenue growth dims Intel’s profits

Concerns about slowing revenue growth in Intel’s highly profitable data center business overshadowed its strong quarterly profit, sending its shares

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IAG signs South America flight deal with LATAM

Owner of Aer Lingus, International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a joint business agreement between British Airways, Iberia and LATAM

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Bus Eireann unviels its €50m “fleet of the future”

Bus Eireann has unveiled its new €50m “fleet of the future” in Dublin, which comprises of 116 new vehicles. The new

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UTV shareholders to make €73m after sale to ITV

Shareholders are expected to make €73m following the sale of UTV to ITV, a company statement said. UTV Media has agreed

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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2016 to Set New Records

With 2,000 people expected to visit The National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition being held at the Citywest

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Oracle expansion to create 450 Dublin jobs

Software company Oracle has announced 450 jobs for “cloud sales professionals” in Dublin as part of a worldwide recruitment drive for

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3D4Medical to create 70 new jobs in Dublin

Irish medical technology company, 3D4Medical is to create 70 new jobs over the next 18 months in its Dublin headquarters. The

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Irish food and drink exports valued at €11bn for 2015

Bord Bia has announced that the value of Irish food and drink exports was almost €11bn last year. That is the

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Uber receives $2bn investment from Chinese firms

Digital company, Uber Technologies said on Wednesday it has received almost $2bn in funding from Chinese investors, some as part

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