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High-profile Business Women Urge Others to Join Development Programme For Ambitious Female Entrepreneurs

    High-profile Business Women Urge Others to Join Development Programme For Ambitious Female Entrepreneurs

The call is open for ambitious female entrepreneurs who are looking to scale their businesses to join the latest cycle of Going for Growth, the award-winning business development programme. Going for

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Public Consultation Opens on Irish Banking Culture Board

    Public Consultation Opens on Irish Banking Culture Board

A public consultation to inform the establishment of a new, independent Irish Banking Culture Board (IBCB) has opened. The Board is an initiative of the banking industry aiming to rebuild

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Kerry Group Makes Further Strategic Acquisitions

    Kerry Group Makes Further Strategic Acquisitions

Kerry Group, the global taste, nutrition and consumer foods business, has agreed to acquire Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company and AATCO Food Industries for a total consideration of €365 million. The acquisitions

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ISME Expresses Concern With Lowest Price Bid Tendering

    ISME Expresses Concern With Lowest Price Bid Tendering

Following the award of school building contracts to Western Building Services after fire defects had been identified, ISME, the Irish SME association, has expressed concern with how public works contracts are granted to

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Diaceutics is Developing a Data Science Platform in Belfast to Improve Patient Diagnostic Testing Globally

    Diaceutics is Developing a Data Science Platform in Belfast to Improve Patient Diagnostic Testing Globally

Precision Medicine and diagnostics commercialisation service provider, Diaceutics, is investing £2 million in R&D to create a new data platform leveraging data from global clinical laboratories, which will improve the

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Irish Business Leaders Struggling to Balance Demands of Employees, Customers and Citizens

    Irish Business Leaders Struggling to Balance Demands of Employees, Customers and Citizens

Irish business leaders are struggling to cope with the demands of the three groups they need to serve in order to thrive: employees, customers and the wider society. The majority

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Proposed EU Legislation Poses Imminent Threat to Irish Economic Model

    Proposed EU Legislation Poses Imminent Threat to Irish Economic Model

One of the central pillars of Ireland’s economic model is under considerable threat with the re-issuing of Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base ( CCCTB ) proposal by the European Commission,

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Citrix Opens New €6.7 Million Facilities

    Citrix Opens New €6.7 Million Facilities

With €6.7 million of investment, Citrix has officially opened its newly upgraded facility at East Point Business Park, which will be the largest Citrix European centre within EMEA. This revamped

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Dunnes Takes Top Spot While Aldi Hits Record Share

    Dunnes Takes Top Spot While Aldi Hits Record Share

Dunnes Stores has claimed the top spot in the Irish grocery market for the first time since February this year, according to the latest grocery market share figures from Kantar

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Pure Telecom and BT Ireland Sign Telecoms Deal Worth up to €20 Million

    Pure Telecom and BT Ireland Sign Telecoms Deal Worth up to €20 Million

Pure Telecom has signed a multi-million euro contract with BT Ireland. The agreement will see Pure Telecom offer broadband and phone services to 1.8 million potential customers via BT Ireland’s

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Mazars Unveils New Galway Office

    Mazars Unveils New Galway Office

Leading audit, tax and advisory firm Mazars has officially opened its new Galway office and announced that it will create up to 30 new jobs over a three-year period, doubling

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Ireland Leads in Fight For Manufacturing Jobs For Now

    Ireland Leads in Fight For Manufacturing Jobs For Now

These are good days for Ireland’s manufacturers as a resurgent economy driven by home-grown and foreign investment provide the biggest turnaround since the financial collapse 10 years ago, writes John Whelan.

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Engineering Business Camlin to Create Almost 300 Jobs in £28 Million Investment

    Engineering Business Camlin to Create Almost 300 Jobs in £28 Million Investment

Engineering business, Camlin is creating 298 high value jobs as part of a £28 million expansion at its Lisburn headquarters. Camlin develops and supplies innovative engineering solutions, primarily for the

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Ireland’s Nation Brand Booming – Brand Finance Report

    Ireland’s Nation Brand Booming – Brand Finance Report

Ireland’s nation brand continues to be one of the fastest-growing in the world, rising 26% in value year on year to US$538 billion, according to the latest Brand Finance Nation

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MSD Announces New Manufacturing Facility and 170 New Jobs For Carlow

    MSD Announces New Manufacturing Facility and 170 New Jobs For Carlow

MSD, known as Merck in the US and Canada, has announced that it will construct a second manufacturing facility at its existing site in Carlow with the creation of 170

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€100 Million Investment For Four Capital Developments at Trinity College Dublin

    €100 Million Investment For Four Capital Developments at Trinity College Dublin

Teaching, research and student accommodation at Trinity College Dublin will be transformed over the next two years with the backing of a €100 million long-term European Investment Bank (EIB) loan

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SSE Airtricity and Verde LED Light the Way to Energy Savings in New Partnership

    SSE Airtricity and Verde LED Light the Way to Energy Savings in New Partnership

SSE Airtricity, Ireland’s leading provider of 100% green energy, has announced a new exclusive partnership with Verde LED to provide LED lighting upgrades and energy-efficiency improvements to businesses across Ireland.

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AMI One of Only Four IT Disposal Companies Globally to Achieve Highest Industry Mark

    AMI One of Only Four IT Disposal Companies Globally to Achieve Highest Industry Mark

AMI, Ireland’s leading secure IT disposal company, has announced that it is the only company in Ireland to achieve an ADISA membership, and one of only four companies globally to

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Greencore to Divest US Business in $1 Billion Deal

    Greencore to Divest US Business in $1 Billion Deal

Greencore Group, the Irish and UK convenience food business, has agreed to sell its entire US business to an affiliate of Hearthside Food Solutions for US$1.075 billion (£817 million) on

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Research and Innovation Critical to Business Success Post Brexit

    Research and Innovation Critical to Business Success Post Brexit

The Managing Director of the Industry Research and Development Group (IRDG) says increased investment in research and innovation by both the business sector and the State is critical in order

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Irish Distillers to Invest €150 Million in Sites in Cork and Dublin

    Irish Distillers to Invest €150 Million in Sites in Cork and Dublin

Irish Distillers has announced investment of over €150 million in its sites in Cork and Dublin to meet demand for its products as the Irish whiskey renaissance continues apace. This

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CM Precision Components Opens New Purpose-built Factory in Downpatrick

    CM Precision Components Opens New Purpose-built Factory in Downpatrick

Downpatrick-based CM Precision Components Ltd has officially opened its new 16,000 sq ft manufacturing facility at Invest Northern Ireland’s Killough Road Industrial Estate. The advanced engineering firm has invested almost £1

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Arkphire Secures New Investment

    Arkphire Secures New Investment

IT solutions and networking company, Arkphire, has announced that Bregal Milestone, a private capital firm, has completed an investment into the business. The investment by Bregal Milestone comes from their

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Government Investment in Research & Development Amounts to Over €750 Million in 2018

    Government Investment in Research & Development Amounts to Over €750 Million in 2018

The latest figures on Government investment in research and development (R&D), published by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation,

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Smart Dublin in Partnership With Enterprise Ireland Award 21 New Innovation Contracts

    Smart Dublin in Partnership With Enterprise Ireland Award 21 New Innovation Contracts

Approximately €700,000 is to be awarded to companies under Enterprise Ireland’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) initiative which will enable

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Tourism Industry Barometer Reflects Buoyant Year But Hints at Brexit Concerns

    Tourism Industry Barometer Reflects Buoyant Year But Hints at Brexit Concerns

Tourism performance throughout 2018 continues to be on a strong footing, according to the latest Fáilte Ireland Tourism Barometer. The

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Glanbia to Acquire SlimFast For $350 Million

    Glanbia to Acquire SlimFast For $350 Million

Glanbia, the global nutrition group, has agreed to acquire SlimFast and other brands for $350 million from the owners KSF

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78% of Irish SMEs Feel Confident About Borrowing as They Look to Expand in 2019

    78% of Irish SMEs Feel Confident About Borrowing as They Look to Expand in 2019

According to new SME research conducted by Bank of Ireland and Red C, 78% of Irish SMEs are confident in

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Telecoms Giant Colt to Invest €15 Million in Dublin City

    Telecoms Giant Colt to Invest €15 Million in Dublin City

Colt Technology Services has announced that it will extend its Colt IQ Network in the greater Dublin area with an additional

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Increased Funding For Business, Enterprise and Innovation

    Increased Funding For Business, Enterprise and Innovation

The Government has announced an increase in funding in Budget 2019 totalling €950.2m (+9.1%) for the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation. This

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Irish Company is France’s Number One in Rooftop Solar

    Irish Company is France’s Number One in Rooftop Solar

Amarenco, the independent renewable energy power company that develops, builds and operates renewable energy power plants, has been announced as the

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Schrader Electronics Announces Multi-million Pound R&D Investment

    Schrader Electronics Announces Multi-million Pound R&D Investment

Schrader Electronics is investing over £14 million in Northern Ireland towards researching and developing products that address the increasingly complex engineering

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Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies to Merge

    Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies to Merge

Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies have agreed to merge. The amalgamation of Lakeland and LacPatrick is a coming together of

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Kingspan Joins Science Based Targets Initiative to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Kingspan Joins Science Based Targets Initiative to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Kingspan Group, a global leader in high performance insulation, building fabric, and solar integrated building envelopes, has joined over 370

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HealthBeacon Opens New Production Facility

    HealthBeacon Opens New Production Facility

Irish digital health technology company HealthBeacon has officially opened its newly expanded Irish headquarters in Dublin 12. HealthBeacon has been

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£30 Million Growth Loan Fund II Launched

    £30 Million Growth Loan Fund II Launched

Growth Loan Fund II, a £30 million fund to support SMEs in Northern Ireland with growth potential, has been launched

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Increase in Numbers of Businesses Preparing For Brexit

    Increase in Numbers of Businesses Preparing For Brexit

The Government has welcomed survey findings that show 44% of businesses that are strongly impacted by Brexit have a plan

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Fierce Competition in Irish Grocery Market

    Fierce Competition in Irish Grocery Market

The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, for the 12 weeks ending 9 September 2018, show

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HBAN’s MedTech Syndicate Leads €1.1 Million Investment in Ostoform

    HBAN’s MedTech Syndicate Leads €1.1 Million Investment in Ostoform

 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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Australian Healthcare Software Company Opens EMEA Base in Cork

    Australian Healthcare Software Company Opens EMEA Base in Cork

HealthKit, the global cloud-based healthcare management platform, has opened its EMEA office in Cork. HealthKit has grown to over 28,000

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Ibec Publishes Latest Local Economic Indicators Report

    Ibec Publishes Latest Local Economic Indicators Report

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has launched Local Economic Indicators 2018: Doing Business Locally. The annual report measures data

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Affordable Housing Scheme Needed For First Time Buyers

    Affordable Housing Scheme Needed For First Time Buyers

The effects of the Central Bank Lending Rules are now clearly showing in Ireland’s property prices. Since the measures were

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Irish Law Firm Matheson Opens New Cork Office

    Irish Law Firm Matheson Opens New Cork Office

Irish Law firm Matheson has established an office in Cork to support its continually growing domestic and international client base

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Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge Unveils New Look After Major Refurbishment

    Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge Unveils New Look After Major Refurbishment

Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge has unveiled the final elements of a major refurbishment that sees the hotel provide an enhanced offering

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