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Growth in overseas visitors remains solid

    Growth in overseas visitors remains solid

Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Shane Ross and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin have welcomed the latest official data on overseas travel from the Central

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Grant Thornton targets business travellers at Dublin Airport

    Grant Thornton targets business travellers at Dublin Airport

Grant Thornton has announced the launch of a new advertising campaign in Dublin Airport’s T2 from the 28th August. The campaign promotes Grant Thornton’s services across key growth sectors, Media,

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Moves to restrict student housing must be opposed – Ibec

Ibec has called on Government to oppose and prevent measures under consideration by Dublin City Council to restrict student accommodation. The proposal seeks to provide planning authorities with an additional

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One51 earnings increase by 31% as Board agrees to recommence exploring IPO

    One51 earnings increase by 31% as Board agrees to recommence exploring IPO

Earnings at One Fifty One plc, a leading rigid-plastic packaging company, increased by 31.1% to €32.4 million in the six months ended 30 June 2017, on revenue which grew by

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UK house price growth slows

According to Nationwide, house price growth slowed to 2.1% in August, from 2.9% in July, amid fears Brexit-fuelled inflation is placing pressure on household spending. Property values fell for the first

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Dublin offices drive Q2 investment

    Dublin offices drive Q2 investment

According to the latest quarterly report from BNP Paribas Real Estate, the continuing fall-off in the number of large commercial property assets being offered for sale in the Irish market

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Appointments complete RTÉ Executive Board

    Appointments complete RTÉ Executive Board

RTÉ has announced the two remaining positions on its Executive Board. Frances Abeton, Director of Operations and Production Services and Adrian Lynch, Director of Audience, Channels and Marketing will take up

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Economic growth cannot be taken for granted – SFA

    Economic growth cannot be taken for granted – SFA

Launching the SFA’s pre-Budget 2018 submission, Sue O’Neill, SFA Chair, said: “Continued economic growth cannot be taken for granted. If our country is to prosper over the coming years, it is vital

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Mid-summer falter in retail sales a cause for concern

Retail Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the sector, warned that the retail sales figures for July, released by the CSO today, act as a timely reminder not to take

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Investment in infrastructure must be priority for government

    Investment in infrastructure must be priority for government

ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association, at the release of the CSO Earnings and Labour costs figures recently, called for greater investment in our public infrastructure and more cost competitiveness.

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31m increase in public transport passengers since 2013

    31m increase in public transport passengers since 2013

The number of journeys on subsidised public transport and commercial bus services has increased by almost 31 million since 2013, according to recent figures released by the NTA. In 2013,

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Thousands attend Energy in Agriculture 2017 Event

    Thousands attend Energy in Agriculture 2017 Event

Thousands of people attended the recently-held Energy In Agriculture 2017 event, which took place at Gurteen Agricultural College in County Tipperary. The event was officially opened by Denis Naughten, Minister

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Pure Telecom parents survey: Almost half of children being held back by poor school broadband

    Pure Telecom parents survey: Almost half of children being held back by poor school broadband

Pure Telecom has announced the results of a survey, which shows that 46% of Irish children are being held back in their educational achievement due to poor internet at school, according

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Top tech players invest €40m in Cubic Telecom

    Top tech players invest €40m in Cubic Telecom

Cubic Telecom, a global Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity platform company, has announced the close of a €40m Series C investment round. The new investment, which brings the total funding to

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New appointment at Ward Solutions

    New appointment at Ward Solutions

Information security provider Ward Solutions has announced the appointment of Orlagh Moylan as Business Development Executive. Orlagh’s key role will be to identify new business opportunities and build existing client

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Budget must help food & drink sector maintain competitiveness

    Budget must help food & drink sector maintain competitiveness

Food Drink Ireland (FDI), the Ibec group that represents the food sector, has launched its Budget 2018 submission which calls on Government to introduce a series of measures so that

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Construction of North-South Interconnector is vital – Ibec

    Construction of North-South Interconnector is vital – Ibec

Ibec has welcomed a High Court ruling in favour of An Bord Pleanála which should pave the way for the commencement of work on the long delayed but vital North-South

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TD Securities announces expansion of Dublin operations

    TD Securities announces expansion of Dublin operations

Following a meeting between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and senior bank executives in Toronto this week, TD Securities confirmed that it will be expanding its operations in Ireland and subject to

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Student crisis in the housing market

    Student crisis in the housing market

Right now, the Leaving Cert class of 2017 are poised to join the chronically undersupplied Irish housing market. That’s according to the latest Daft.ie report which shows that students will

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Soft border dependent on EU/UK customs arrangement

    Soft border dependent on EU/UK customs arrangement

Responding to the British Government’s policy papers on future customs arrangements and the future of the Irish Border, ISME, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association has stated that some of

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Belfast International Airport sees RoI revenue jump 250%

    Belfast International Airport sees RoI revenue jump 250%

Belfast International Airport is seeing a surge in the number of passengers coming from the Republic of Ireland. The airport says that Republic of Ireland car park transactions for the

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Confidence abounds amongst Cork business community

    Confidence abounds amongst Cork business community

Cork Chamber’s second quarterly economic trends survey of 2017 has been published at a time of unprecedented opportunity for the region and for Ireland. In reviewing activity over the closing

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Global medtech market to be worth €475bn by 2018

    Global medtech market to be worth €475bn by 2018

Ireland must seize the opportunities being created by the continued growth in the global medtech market, expected to be worth €475 billion next year. That will be the key message

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New ‘Erasmus Student Network’ booking platform launched at Ryanair

    New ‘Erasmus Student Network’ booking platform launched at Ryanair

Ryanair has launched a new dedicated booking platform in partnership with Erasmus Student Network, offering Erasmus students fare discounts, free

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Thermo King manufacturing facility in Galway with zero waste to landfill

    Thermo King manufacturing facility in Galway with zero waste to landfill

The Galway manufacturing facility of Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and

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Irish SME develops app to help students connect with colleges

    Irish SME develops app to help students connect with colleges

Irish start-up StudyBundles has developed an app that helps CAO applicants connect with third-level institutions while they are deciding which

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Lack and cost of accommodation biggest problem for tech firms

    Lack and cost of accommodation biggest problem for tech firms

While staff retention was the primary difficulty for Digital and Technology companies in 2016, this has become secondary to the

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Private data exchange between businesses forecasted to be six times volume of public internet by 2020 – Equinix

    Private data exchange between businesses forecasted to be six times volume of public internet by 2020 – Equinix

Equinix, Inc., the global Interconnection and data centre company, has announced that Bandwidth used in private data exchange between businesses is expected

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Ireland boasts active M&A sector despite global uncertainty

The first six months of 2017 have proven to be a dynamic period for Ireland’s merger and acquisition (M&A) market

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2017 Young Chartered Star announced

    2017 Young Chartered Star announced

A young accountant will represent Chartered Accountants Ireland at the ‘One Young World’ conference in Bogotá, Colombia, later this year

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UK Brexit paper welcome, but major challenges remain – Ibec

    UK Brexit paper welcome, but major challenges remain – Ibec

Ibec has welcomed the aim of the UK government to avoid customs checks on the island of Ireland and develop

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Food companies encouraged to ‘Think Digital’

    Food companies encouraged to ‘Think Digital’

Bord Bia has announced a partnership with the Digital Marketing Institute to offer Irish food and drink companies an opportunity

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OSi and CSO launch new Census website on Esri Ireland’s digital mapping platform

    OSi and CSO launch new Census website on Esri Ireland’s digital mapping platform

Geographic information services company, Esri Ireland, has announced that Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) and the Central Statistics Office (CSO) have

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Needham Coding Ireland to show own brand ‘N’ Series continuous ink jet printers for first time

    Needham Coding Ireland to show own brand ‘N’ Series continuous ink jet printers for first time

Newly established business, Co Westmeath-based Needham Coding Ireland Limited, which was formed following a merger between The Needham Group and

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Entrepreneurship in Ireland at pre-recession levels with 35,000 new business owners in 2016

    Entrepreneurship in Ireland at pre-recession levels with 35,000 new business owners in 2016

One in every 23 people in Ireland (aged 18-64 years) is a new business owner, according to the Global Entrepreneurship

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Irish Medtech Awards launched amid strong industry growth

    Irish Medtech Awards launched amid strong industry growth

Strong growth within the medtech industry is driving further investment and job creation. That’s according to a new survey published

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Irish consumer sentiment remains positive in July

    Irish consumer sentiment remains positive in July

Irish consumer sentiment held broadly steady in July as an improved buying climate, likely boosted by summer sales and holiday

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New record For Dublin Airport with 3m passengers In July

Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.1 million passengers in July, which was a new monthly record for the airport and

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Medium sized enterprises most satisfied with government

    Medium sized enterprises most satisfied with government

ISME has published the results of its latest Government Satisfaction Survey, showing that SMEs overall satisfaction with the Government experienced

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Canadian women’s rugby players learn camogie from under 11’s girls club

    Canadian women’s rugby players learn camogie from under 11’s girls club

The Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 kicked off this week in Dublin, with 12 national teams participating. Rugby Canada and

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Tourism Minister briefed on Brexit in London

    Tourism Minister briefed on Brexit in London

In a recent visit to London, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin met with the Tourism Ireland

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UK firm to take over 10% of Dublin Bus routes

    UK firm to take over 10% of Dublin Bus routes

UK bus company Go-Ahead has been announced as preferred bidder for 10% of Dublin bus routes after winning a tendering

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Ward Solutions invests €300,000 to launch new GDPR consultancy service

    Ward Solutions invests €300,000 to launch new GDPR consultancy service

Leading information security provider, Ward Solutions, has announces that it has invested €300,000 to launch a new GDPR consultancy service

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RADICAL launches new app to help save lives

    RADICAL launches new app to help save lives

Advertising content agency RADICAL has created a new mobile app for Toyota which is designed to help save lives on

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Ibec forecasts strong economic growth & employment increases

    Ibec forecasts strong economic growth & employment increases

Ibec has published its latest Quarterly Economic Outlook, which forecasts growth of 4.2% for 2017 and 3.2% in 2018. A

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Mid-year review of overseas tourism 2017

    Mid-year review of overseas tourism 2017

Official CSO figures for the first half of 2017 confirm growth of +4.2% in overseas visitors to Ireland, 182,000 arrivals

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Minister Doherty urges new fathers to claim Paternity Benefit

    Minister Doherty urges new fathers to claim Paternity Benefit

As the first anniversary of the introduction of paternity benefit approaches, Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty has launched an awareness

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Edina Group announces new website launch

    Edina Group announces new website launch

Edina, a leading supplier, installer and maintenance provider for combined heat and power (CHP), gas, and diesel generation solutions, announced

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Growing costs undermining retail recovery – Retail Ireland

    Growing costs undermining retail recovery – Retail Ireland

Retail Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the retail sector, has highlighted growing concern amongst retailers that the sector’s competitive

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Three-quarters of Irish firms upped cybersecurity after WannaCry – DataSolutions survey

    Three-quarters of Irish firms upped cybersecurity after WannaCry – DataSolutions survey

IT solutions distributor firm DataSolutions has announced the results of a survey, which found that 73% of companies have made

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Sanner invests in Bensheim production facility

    Sanner invests in Bensheim production facility

Sanner GmbH, a manufacturer of high-quality primary plastic packaging and medical devices, has successfully completed the expansion of its production

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Brands must offer more to build loyalty with younger customers

    Brands must offer more to build loyalty with younger customers

A new study from technology specialist Ricoh Ireland has highlighted generational differences in customer service expectations. Older age groups are

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Companies not taking advantage of stable environment to plan for Brexit

    Companies not taking advantage of stable environment to plan for Brexit

The latest quarterly (April – June 2017) InterTradeIreland Business Monitor Report, shows that, despite the UK voting to leave the

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Enterprise Ireland invests In IoT cloud platform

    Enterprise Ireland invests In IoT cloud platform

Venture capital fund, Suir Valley Ventures, has announced it has invested €750,000 into Wia, one of the leading Internet of

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€3.5M govt fund to support community health projects

    €3.5M govt fund to support community health projects

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD has welcomed the recent announcement from the Department of Rural and Community Development

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Kabbage secures $250m funding

    Kabbage secures $250m funding

Kabbage, a company with some 115,000 customers and $3.5 billion in loans that has built an automated platform for lending

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IDA Ireland confirms strong pipeline in financial services sector following Brexit

    IDA Ireland confirms strong pipeline in financial services sector following Brexit

IDA Ireland has confirmed significant investments in the financial services sector in the first half of 2017.  Over 15 global

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Datapac announces 35 new jobs and €2.1m investment

    Datapac announces 35 new jobs and €2.1m investment

Technology solutions and services provider Datapac has announced it will create 35 new jobs at its location in Enniscorthy, Co.

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