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Voxpro Expansion to Create 400 New Jobs in Dublin

    Voxpro Expansion to Create 400 New Jobs in Dublin

Cork-based multilingual customer experience and technical support providers Voxpro, announced on Tuesday, November 30, that it intended to create 400 new jobs, alongside the launch of a new Dublin office located

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Value of Irish Money Market Funds Decreased by €16 Billion in September

    Value of Irish Money Market Funds Decreased by €16 Billion in September

Net asset value of money market funds (MMFs) in Ireland decreased by €16 billion to €444 billion in September 2016, according to statistics on money market funds during the third

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Medicine Research Network Launched at UCC

    Medicine Research Network Launched at UCC

The UCC School of Pharmacy-led PEARRL (Pharmaceutical Education and Research with Regulatory Links) Network officially launched this week. The network, funded by Horizon 2020 and Marie Sklodowska-Curie innovation programme, aims

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2016 Set to be ‘Best Year Ever’ for Irish Tourism

    2016 Set to be ‘Best Year Ever’ for Irish Tourism

2016 is set to be the best year ever for Irish tourism, surpassing all previous records, according to Tourism Ireland who launched its marketing plan to promote Ireland as a

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Genetics Food Tracing Company Expands in Dublin

    Genetics Food Tracing Company Expands in Dublin

Genetics company IdentiGEN announced on Friday, November 25, that 20 graduate and post-graduate jobs will be created as the company expands its headquarters in Dublin.  IdentiGEN intends to hire data

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor Supports EU Proposal to Prevent Geo-Blocking

    Minister Mitchell O’Connor Supports EU Proposal to Prevent Geo-Blocking

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor attended a day-long meeting of EU Single Market Ministers in Brussels on Monday, November 28, to support the proposal for an

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CSO Finds Average Weekly Earnings up in Third Quarter of 2016

    CSO Finds Average Weekly Earnings up in Third Quarter of 2016

Preliminary estimates released by the Central Statistics Office on Friday, November 25, show that average weekly earnings and average hourly total labour costs both rose by 0.2% in the third

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‘Internet of Things’ Implementation Boosts Employee Production by Seven Hours Per Week – Survey

    ‘Internet of Things’ Implementation Boosts Employee Production by Seven Hours Per Week – Survey

A survey conducted by Equinix found that Irish companies that have utilised the “Internet of Things” (IoT) reported a boost in productivity of seven hours per week per employee. The

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Valitacell win InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Competition

    Valitacell win InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Competition

Dublin biotech company, Valitacell, was crowned the overall winner of the 14th annual InterTradeIreland Seedcorn competition on Wednesday, 23 November. Valitacell won a cash prize of €100,000 at the grand

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Providence Resources Contract ‘Drill-Ship’ to Create Oil Well Off Irish Coast

    Providence Resources Contract ‘Drill-Ship’ to Create Oil Well Off Irish Coast

Providence Resources announced on Thursday, November 24, that a Stena IceMAX drill ship had been contracted to drill an exploration well at the Druid and Drombeg sites, about 220 kilometers

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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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Singlepoint Opens Office in Dublin, Creates 50 Jobs

    Singlepoint Opens Office in Dublin, Creates 50 Jobs

Irish technology consultants Singlepoint announced on Tuesday, November 23, the opening of new facilities at 31 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 and the creation of 50 new jobs in Ireland. “Singlepoint

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AIB Loans More Than €300 Million to Irish Hotels in 2016

    AIB Loans More Than €300 Million to Irish Hotels in 2016

AIB announced on Tuesday, November 22, that it had approved over €300 million in loans to the hotel sector in 2016. AIB’s Head of Hospitality Owen Travers said that the

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EpiCor Therapeutics wins UCD Start-up of the Year Award

    EpiCor Therapeutics wins UCD Start-up of the Year Award

Biotech start-up EpiCor Therapeutics won the UCD Start-Up of the Year Award 2016 on Thursday, November 17. It received a €20,000 prize as part of the overall winner award of

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Ireland’s Tax System ‘Most Effective’ in EU, Says PwC Report

    Ireland’s Tax System ‘Most Effective’ in EU, Says PwC Report

A report by PwC and the World Bank Group, released on Tuesday, November 22, says that Ireland is the most effective country in the EU for paying business taxes, and

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Medtronic Releases Second Quarter Financial Report

    Medtronic Releases Second Quarter Financial Report

Dublin-headquartered medical device company Medtronic reported the financial results of its second quarter on Tuesday, November 22. The company reported second quarter worldwide revenue of $7.345 billion, an increase of

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Google Adopt A Startup Programme Looks For Irish Entrepreneurs

    Google Adopt A Startup Programme Looks For Irish Entrepreneurs

Google began accepting applications from Irish entrepreneurs for its Adopt A Startup programme on Monday, November 21.  The Adopt A Startup programme sees small businesses paired up with Google support

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India Trade Mission Sees Partnerships Signed

    India Trade Mission Sees Partnerships Signed

Enterprise Ireland’s Trade Mission to India, led by the Minister of State for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen, concluded on Sunday, 20th November 2016, having seen multiple partnerships signed

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€15.5 Million Wind Farm Opened In Co. Antrim

    €15.5 Million Wind Farm Opened In Co. Antrim

Gaelectric officially opened its £13.4 million (€15.5 Million) wind farm on Thursday, November 17, at Cloonty in Co. Antrim. The 9.2MW wind farm is located on the Castlecat Road between

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Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court Opened in Lansdowne House

    Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court Opened in Lansdowne House

Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell-O’Connor officially opened the new offices of the WRC and Labour Court at Lansdowne House on Monday, November 21. For the first time,

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Trade Mission to China and Japan Ends

    Trade Mission to China and Japan Ends

A five-day Ttade and investment mission to China and Japan involving 36 Irish companies concluded on Saturday, November 19.  The trip, organised by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland included several

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State Prepares to Sell Shareholding of AIB

    State Prepares to Sell Shareholding of AIB

The Department of Finance announce on Thursday, November 17, that they have launched a competition to appoint investment banks to help coordinate in a potential Initial Public Offering (IPO) of

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€445,000 Funding Announced for Agri-Food Tourism Projects in Rural Areas

    €445,000 Funding Announced for Agri-Food Tourism Projects in Rural Areas

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed announced on Thursday, Novmber 17, the projects that will receive €445,000 in funding this year, under the Commission for the

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Record Number of Collaborative Agreements Signed Between Industry and Researchers in 2015

    Record Number of Collaborative Agreements Signed Between Industry and Researchers in 2015

Research by Knowledge Transfer Ireland found that 748 collaborative new research agreements between research performing organisations and industry were signed

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14,270 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in the Third Quarter of 2016

    14,270 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in the Third Quarter of 2016

Figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Thursday, November 18, show that 14,270 days were lost to industrial disputes

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CFO Survey Says 69% are Unaware of Key Data Regulations

    CFO Survey Says 69% are Unaware of Key Data Regulations

A research survey conducted by Amárach Research on behalf of BT Ireland found that 69% of CFOs say they are

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Belfast Push Notification Platform Crowdsources More Than £200,000 Online

    Belfast Push Notification Platform Crowdsources More Than £200,000 Online

Push notification platform Hurree has raised more than £200,000 online since launching a crowdsourcing campaign on Crowdcube less than two

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English Food Producer Buys Dunbia Ballymena

    English Food Producer Buys Dunbia Ballymena

English food producer Cranswick announced on Wednesday, November 16, that it has acquired the whole of the issued share capital of

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Galway Technology Campus to Create 200 IT Jobs

    Galway Technology Campus to Create 200 IT Jobs

US insurance company MetLife announced on Wednesday, November 16, that it would expand its Irish operations by opening a Global

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Data Business Survey Says 96% View Ireland Favourably as Investment Destination

    Data Business Survey Says 96% View Ireland Favourably as Investment Destination

A report released by Irish law firm William Fry on Wednesday, 16 November, shows that 96% of survey respondents have

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Telefex Opens International Headquarters in Athlone

    Telefex Opens International Headquarters in Athlone

US surgical device provider Telefex opened its newly-constructed Global Operations and International headquarters in Athlone on Tuesday, November 15. The

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Minister for Employment and Small Business Leads Trade Mission to India

    Minister for Employment and Small Business Leads Trade Mission to India

The Minister for Employment and Small Business and TD for Clare, Pat Breen began a five-day trade mission to India

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136 New Office Buildings to be Built in Dublin

    136 New Office Buildings to be Built in Dublin

136 new office buildings, totaling more than 12 million square feet, are planned to be built in Dublin over the

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Aer Lingus to Open Dublin-Miami Route

    Aer Lingus to Open Dublin-Miami Route

Aer Lingus have announced that the airline will offer direct flights from Dublin to Miami, Florida, from 1 September 2017,

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FDT Win EnviroCom Award for Environmental Achievements

    FDT Win EnviroCom Award for Environmental Achievements

FDT Consulting Engineers & Project Managers won the EnviroCom Award on Thursday, November 10, for engaging communities in environmental projects

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CSO Estimates 3.7 Billion Euro Trade Surplus for September

    CSO Estimates 3.7 Billion Euro Trade Surplus for September

Preliminary figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Tuesday, November 15, indicate that Ireland’s seasonally adjusted trade surplus will

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Dublin-based SaaS company gets snapped up for $13 million

    Dublin-based SaaS company gets snapped up for $13 million

CallidusCloud has announced that it has acquired Datahug Limited, a SaaS predictive forecasting and sales analytics company. “There are more than

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Nationwide search for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) advances to the County Finals stage

    Nationwide search for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) advances to the County Finals stage

On 19th November, just over 1,800 young entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 35 will commence the battle to find Ireland’s

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Storyful continues expansion at Dublin HQ

    Storyful continues expansion at Dublin HQ

The social media agency Storyful today announced plans for continued growth of its Dublin base at an official opening ceremony of

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Taoiseach thanks Mitchell O’Connor as 215 new jobs announced

    Taoiseach thanks Mitchell O’Connor as 215 new jobs announced

There was more good jobs news with 215 new positions announced for Dublin and Waterford from nine North American and

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New job matching app aims to “kill off recruitment agencies”

    New job matching app aims to “kill off recruitment agencies”

A new app that matches employers and job seekers has been launched that aims to cut out the need for

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Just two years after opening, 100 jobs set to go at Yelp’s Dublin HQ

    Just two years after opening, 100 jobs set to go at Yelp’s Dublin HQ

It has emerged that online local business platform Yelp is in talks to close its Dublin office, with 100 jobs

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Flanagan expresses ‘concern’ on claims Dublin is trying to ‘poach’ NI investment

    Flanagan expresses ‘concern’ on claims Dublin is trying to ‘poach’ NI investment

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has expressed ‘deep concern’ at comments made by Northern Ireland First Minister and DUP

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Irish start-ups to get €4 million backing from Italian angel investor

    Irish start-ups to get €4 million backing from Italian angel investor

The Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) has announced that Italian super-angel Gianna Matera will invest €4 million in Irish start-ups

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Interview: “Cloud architecture is where the industry is heading in the coming years”

    Interview: “Cloud architecture is where the industry is heading in the coming years”

IndustryandBusiness.ie sat down with Alexander Janssens, head of group cloud propositions at Damovo, to talk about how they’re bringing their IT

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Irish Cyber Security firm announces 150 new jobs for Dublin

    Irish Cyber Security firm announces 150 new jobs for Dublin

Irish Cyber Security firm Integrity360 has announced the creation of 150 new jobs at its HQ in Sandyford, Dublin, in

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Herbst Software Opens New Regional Cork Office in Ireland

Herbst Software, a leading provider of business management and ERP software, has opened a brand new office space to accommodate

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