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Slane Distillery Rolls Out First Barrel

    Slane Distillery Rolls Out First Barrel

Slane Distillery, the recently-opened whiskey distillery located on the historic grounds of Slane Castle in the Boyne Valley, has celebrated a major milestone when it filled its first barrel. The

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Lisburn-based KME Steelworks Braced For Growing Sales

    Lisburn-based KME Steelworks Braced For Growing Sales

Engineering business KME Steelworks is expanding its workforce in Lisburn to help leverage the growing opportunities which exist for its precision engineering sub contract services and precast concrete mould products globally. KME

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Battle of the Brands to Take Centre Stage at this Year’s Food & Drink Business Awards

    Battle of the Brands to Take Centre Stage at this Year’s Food & Drink Business Awards

Dozens of leading own brand goods are set to go head to head to scoop the ‘Own Label Brand of the Year title at this year’s Food and Drink Business

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Sunny Weather and Love Island Boost Irish Grocery Sales

    Sunny Weather and Love Island Boost Irish Grocery Sales

Despite an intensely competitive retail environment – with just 1.5 percentage points separating the market share of the three largest retailers – all the major Irish supermarkets have grown sales

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Maxol Opens Ninth Freshly Chopped

    Maxol Opens Ninth Freshly Chopped

Maxol, Ireland’s leading family owned forecourt and convenience retailer, continues its successful partnership with the award-winning food franchise Freshly Chopped, at the newly refurbished service station at Skehard Road, making

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SEAI’s EXEED Certification Helps Businesses Cut Costs and Reduce Energy Consumption

    SEAI’s EXEED Certification Helps Businesses Cut Costs and Reduce Energy Consumption

Businesses, large and small, as well as public bodies are achieving energy savings with support from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). SEAI’s EXEED (Excellence in Energy Efficient Design) certification programme is

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Rye River Scoops an Impressive 19 Awards at the World Beer Awards

    Rye River Scoops an Impressive 19 Awards at the World Beer Awards

Recognised as one of Ireland’s largest independent craft breweries, Rye River Brewing Company based in Celbridge, County Kildare, has won a remarkable 19 awards at the prestigious World Beer Awards

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New Fáilte Ireland Report Indicates Improved Hotel Bed Supply But Dublin Deficit Remaining by 2020

    New Fáilte Ireland Report Indicates Improved Hotel Bed Supply But Dublin Deficit Remaining by 2020

After almost a decade of inactivity and as the cost of providing new accommodation now is more aligned with its earnings potential, a strong pipeline of new hotel  accommodation stock

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CRH Delivers Solid First Half Performance

    CRH Delivers Solid First Half Performance

Impacted by severe and prolonged winter weather conditions early in the year, CRH plc has reported sales of €11.9 billion for the first half of 2018 – ahead by 1%

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New Online Course Targets Irish Food Start-ups

    New Online Course Targets Irish Food Start-ups

A new ‘Digital School of Food’ has been launched, aimed at enabling food start-ups to grow and succeed. An initiative of the Dublin Food Chain and the Local Enterprise Offices

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Dublin Airport Welcomes New Dallas Route

    Dublin Airport Welcomes New Dallas Route

Dublin Airport has welcomed American Airlines’ announcement that it is to operate a new Dublin-Dallas Fort Worth summer service from next June. The daily service will be Ireland’s first direct flight

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Almost 1,500 Less Pubs in Ireland Last Year than 2005

    Almost 1,500 Less Pubs in Ireland Last Year than 2005

There were 1,477 less pubs in Ireland last year than in 2005, representing a 17.1% drop in businesses across the country, according to the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI). In

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New Enterprise Ireland ‘Prepare to Export Scorecard’ For Companies With Global Ambition

    New Enterprise Ireland ‘Prepare to Export Scorecard’ For Companies With Global Ambition

A new Prepare to Export Scorecard has been developed by Enterprise Ireland to help Irish entrepreneurs and business owners with global ambition to self-assess how prepared they are to start

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GDG Wins European Funds to Develop Novel Asset Management Software

    GDG Wins European Funds to Develop Novel Asset Management Software

Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), an award-winning specialist firm focused on the delivery of infrastructure projects involving complex and challenging ground conditions, has been awarded the first stage of the

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New €6.5 Million Development Project to Expand NovaUCD’s Capacity to House Start-ups

    New €6.5 Million Development Project to Expand NovaUCD’s Capacity to House Start-ups

NovaUCD, the University’s Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs, is set to expand its capacity to house early-stage start-ups by over 50% with a €6.5 million development project. The project to

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€48 Million Investment Programme at Aurivo

    €48 Million Investment Programme at Aurivo

As a key component of its Engage 2022 strategic growth plan, Aurivo, the agri business headquartered in the north-west of Ireland, has announced a €48 million investment plan for the

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Top 25 Law Firm Fieldfisher Expands into Northern Ireland

    Top 25 Law Firm Fieldfisher Expands into Northern Ireland

European law firm Fieldfisher is expanding into Northern Ireland creating 125 new legal and business support jobs. The new office will add to the firm’s international office network with services including

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Customs and Logistics the Top Concern For Irish companies as Enterprise Ireland Launches its Next Wave of Brexit Advisory Clinics

    Customs and Logistics the Top Concern For Irish companies as Enterprise Ireland Launches its Next Wave of Brexit Advisory Clinics

Customs and Logistics is the single biggest Brexit challenge facing Irish business according to an Enterprise Ireland survey which took place at its Dublin Brexit Advisory Clinic in June. Almost

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DataSolutions Announces Record Group Revenue of €40 Million

    DataSolutions Announces Record Group Revenue of €40 Million

DataSolutions, the specialist IT distributor, has announced that it has had its best ever year, growing group revenues by 34% to €40 million for year-end 31st March 2018. The company

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Valeo Foods Acquires Tangerine Confectionery For £100 Million

    Valeo Foods Acquires Tangerine Confectionery For £100 Million

Valeo Foods Group, the acquisitive Irish and international food business, is reported to have purchased Tangerine Confectionery of the UK for £100 million (€112 million) from Blackstone Group. The deal

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UN Green Finance Network For Climate Change to Establish its European Hub in Dublin

    UN Green Finance Network For Climate Change to Establish its European Hub in Dublin

A major United Nations programme that encourages global financial centres to place sustainable and green finance at the heart of their operations and help fight climate change, is to establish

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National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2018 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – Wednesday, September 5th

    National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2018 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – Wednesday, September 5th

The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2018, Ireland’s premier trade event for the food and drink processing, packaging, ingredients and logistics industries, is being held at the

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GMIT IHUB Extension Work Commences

    GMIT IHUB Extension Work Commences

The first sod has been turned on the site of the new extension to GMIT’s Innovation Hub (iHub) at the GMIT Galway campus. The extension will double the size of

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Northern Ireland Housing Market Continues to Perform Strongly

    Northern Ireland Housing Market Continues to Perform Strongly

The latest Quarterly House Price Index report from Ulster University reveals a relatively healthy housing market with strong but sustainable

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Research Technical Paper – Economic Migration and Business Cycles in a Small Open Economy With Matching Frictions

    Research Technical Paper – Economic Migration and Business Cycles in a Small Open Economy With Matching Frictions

The Central Bank of Ireland has published a Research Technical Paper. The paper, “Economic Migration and Business Cycles in a

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Call For Reduction in Stamp Duty For First-time Buyers

    Call For Reduction in Stamp Duty For First-time Buyers

A call for stamp duty to revert to 2pc to enable more aspiring first-time buyers acquire once off sites to

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Subway Looks to a ‘Fresh Forward’ Future as First Concept Store Opens in Northern Ireland

    Subway Looks to a ‘Fresh Forward’ Future as First Concept Store Opens in Northern Ireland

SUBWAY®, the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain, has marked its 20th year in Northern Ireland with the opening of its first Subway® Fresh

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Envisage Cloud Unifies Dalata’s Financial Operations in €200,000 Deal

    Envisage Cloud Unifies Dalata’s Financial Operations in €200,000 Deal

Envisage Cloud, Ireland’s largest Sage systems integrator and software developer, has announces that it has designed and implemented a new

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Diageo Invests $90 Million to Open New Guinness Brewery in the US

    Diageo Invests $90 Million to Open New Guinness Brewery in the US

Diageo has opened the new home of Guinness in America – the Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House in Maryland.

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New Managing Director at Heineken Ireland

    New Managing Director at Heineken Ireland

HEINEKEN Ireland has appointed Maarten Schuurman (pictured) as its new Managing Director, effective 1st September 2018. Maarten Schuurman has enjoyed a

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Landmark Deal Secures €118 Million of Investment For Agri Tech Company Devenish Nutrition

    Landmark Deal Secures €118 Million of Investment For Agri Tech Company Devenish Nutrition

Belfast-based agri technology company Devenish Nutrition has secured €118 million in long-term funding to enable its research, development and growth

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British Irish Chamber of Commerce Calls For EU-wide Brexit Mitigation Fund

    British Irish Chamber of Commerce Calls For EU-wide Brexit Mitigation Fund

The British Irish Chamber of Commerce has called for the establishment of an EU-wide Brexit Mitigation Fund for industries and

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Kraydel Invests in R&D to Develop Revolutionary Smart Device

    Kraydel Invests in R&D to Develop Revolutionary Smart Device

Belfast-based Kraydel has developed a revolutionary smart device which could change the way we care for older people in their homes.

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Dublin Selected as Host City For Global DIY Summit in 2019

    Dublin Selected as Host City For Global DIY Summit in 2019

Dublin has been selected to host the 2019 Global DIY Summit following a competitive process which included bids from a

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HBAN Angels Receive a 10 Times Return on Phorest Investment

    HBAN Angels Receive a 10 Times Return on Phorest Investment

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, and a joint initiative of

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ABP Wins 17 Great Taste Awards

    ABP Wins 17 Great Taste Awards

ABP Ireland has been awarded a total of 17 stars at the prestigious annual Great Taste 2018 Awards in London,

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AIT Spearheads 2nd Phase of Major EU Cybersecurity Research Effort

    AIT Spearheads 2nd Phase of Major EU Cybersecurity Research Effort

Researchers from Athlone Institute of Technology have launched the second phase of a multi-million-euro cybersecurity research project called PROTECTIVE aimed

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Long Winter and Summer Drought to Impact Farm Incomes in 2018

    Long Winter and Summer Drought to Impact Farm Incomes in 2018

A new report, produced by Teagasc economists, highlights the likely impact on the bottom line for Irish farming resulting from

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Carbery Takes Home 13 Awards at 2018 International Cheese Awards

    Carbery Takes Home 13 Awards at 2018 International Cheese Awards

Carbery Group achieved great success at the world renowned International Cheese Awards which took place recently in Nantwich, near Manchester.

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Irish Hotel Sector Occupancy Levels at All-time High

    Irish Hotel Sector Occupancy Levels at All-time High

The Crowe Ireland Hotel Survey, compiled from an analysis of Irish hotels’ 2017 accounts, shows a seventh consecutive year of

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Total Produce Completes $300 Million Dole Investment

    Total Produce Completes $300 Million Dole Investment

Dublin-based Total Produce, Europe’s leading fresh produce company, has completed the acquisition of a 45% equity stake in Dole Food

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DataStax Opens Office in Cork and Announces 30 New Jobs

    DataStax Opens Office in Cork and Announces 30 New Jobs

DataStax, powering the Right-Now Enterprise with the always-on, distributed cloud database built on Apache Cassandra™, has announced the opening of

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Economy Growing at Robust Pace But Risk of Overheating

    Economy Growing at Robust Pace But Risk of Overheating

The Central Bank of Ireland has published its third Quarterly Bulletin of 2018. The Bulletin examines recent trends in the

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London-based Financial Services and IT Consultancy Chooses Belfast For New Development Centre

    London-based Financial Services and IT Consultancy Chooses Belfast For New Development Centre

McGinnis Consulting will be opening a new development centre in Belfast with the creation of 10 new jobs. McGinnis Consulting,

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Hot Weather Proves Thirsty Work as Drink Sales Boom

    Hot Weather Proves Thirsty Work as Drink Sales Boom

The latest Irish grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, for the 12 weeks ending 15 July 2018, show sales

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Next Generation Data Centre Education Programs Released

    Next Generation Data Centre Education Programs Released

CNet Training, the global leader in technical education for the data centre and network infrastructure sectors, has released new industry

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