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SEAI Invites Businesses to Energy Saving Solutions Show

    SEAI Invites Businesses to Energy Saving Solutions Show

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is inviting businesses to come to the Energy Show 2017, taking place at the RDS, Dublin on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th of

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BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp Kicks Off

    BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp Kicks Off

Some of the best young business minds in the country are getting ready to be put through their paces at the 2017 BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp which kicked-off on

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Late Payment Threatens Survival of Small Business – Minister Breen

    Late Payment Threatens Survival of Small Business – Minister Breen

Minister of State for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen met with the Prompt Payment Code Stakeholders to discuss the importance of paying on time and launched a public campaign

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Average Hourly Total Labour Costs Rose 1.4 Percent to €25.72 in 2016

    Average Hourly Total Labour Costs Rose 1.4 Percent to €25.72 in 2016

Average weekly earnings were €716.07 in Quarter four of 2016, a rise of 0.6% from €712.02 one year earlier according to preliminary estimates released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO)

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Smart Factory to Launch MES Data Entry Stations

    Smart Factory to Launch MES Data Entry Stations

Post Provided by Smart Factory. Smart Factory is to launch a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) range of mobile and fixed data entry stations with various screen options and full keyboard options

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Dawn Farms to Invest €25 Million in Research, Creating 150 Jobs

    Dawn Farms to Invest €25 Million in Research, Creating 150 Jobs

Meat ingredient supplier Dawn Farms announced plans to create 150 new jobs over the next five years. The investment by Dawn Farms which will amount to over €25m over the

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Irish Companies to Showcase at Mobile World Congress 2017

    Irish Companies to Showcase at Mobile World Congress 2017

Fourteen client companies will showcase their communications technology solutions on the Ireland Pavilion at Mobile World Congress which takes places in Barcelona from the 27 February to 2 March 2017,

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Career Zoo to Focus on e-Commerce, IoT, Deep Data, Biotechnology and Machine Learning

    Career Zoo to Focus on e-Commerce, IoT, Deep Data, Biotechnology and Machine Learning

Career Zoo, which takes place at The Convention Centre Dublin on Saturday, 11th March from 10am to 5pm, was officially launched on Wednesday by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation,

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Direct Flights Between Cork and North America Announced

    Direct Flights Between Cork and North America Announced

Cork Chamber welcomed the Norwegian Air’s Thursday announcement that it will offer direct flights between Cork Airport and Providence in Rhode Island, less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Massachusetts. New North

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One Third of Irish Hotels Have Changed Hands Since 2011

    One Third of Irish Hotels Have Changed Hands Since 2011

One third of Irish hotels have changed hands since 2011, according to a study from property consultants, Savills Ireland. The combined sales value over the five-year period was approximately €2.4

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Enterprise Ireland Announces Two Start Fund Competitions

    Enterprise Ireland Announces Two Start Fund Competitions

Two Competitive Start Fund (CSF) competitions worth a total of €1 million in funding from Enterprise Ireland will open for applications to international entrepreneurs and recent graduates on Wednesday 8

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Ricoh Announces 110 Jobs and €6.5 Million Investment in New Irish HQ

    Ricoh Announces 110 Jobs and €6.5 Million Investment in New Irish HQ

Technology company Ricoh announced on Thursday plans to more than double Irish staff base to 190 in next three years. Ricoh currently employs 80 people in Ireland after creating 30

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Ireland Records Lowest Annual Inflation in the Eurozone

    Ireland Records Lowest Annual Inflation in the Eurozone

Ireland’s annual inflation rate was recorded as 0.2% in January 2017, the lowest in the Euro Area which saw an inflation rate of 1.8% , up from 1.1% in December 2016, according

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153 Dublin Jobs Announced in Four Companies

    153 Dublin Jobs Announced in Four Companies

The creation of 153 new jobs for Dublin from four North American and European high-growth companies was announced on Wednesday by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor.

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Price of Basic Metals Rises 12.1 Percent

    Price of Basic Metals Rises 12.1 Percent

The price of basic metals rose 12.1 % in January while other factory gate prices remained relatively stable, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Wednesday. Total

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Glanbia Proposes Sale of Dairy Ireland as Earnings Per Share Increases 11.2 Percent

    Glanbia Proposes Sale of Dairy Ireland as Earnings Per Share Increases 11.2 Percent

Nutrition company Glanbia announced the proposed sale of 60% of Dairy Ireland on Wednesday as results for the year 2016 were released, showing an increase in adjusted Earnings Per Share  to

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Employment Increased 3.3 Percent in 2016

    Employment Increased 3.3 Percent in 2016

There was an annual increase in employment of 65,100 (3.3%) in 2016, bringing total employment to 2,048,100, according to the Quarterly National Household Survey released by the CSO on Tuesday.

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Kerry Group Chief Executive to Retire as 2016 Results Show 7.1 Percent Trading Profit Increase

    Kerry Group Chief Executive to Retire as 2016 Results Show 7.1 Percent Trading Profit Increase

Trading profit for the food company, Kerry Group, increased by 7.1% to €750 million in 2016, according to preliminary results released on Tuesday. The report also announced that Stan McCarthy,

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Air Cleaners in Food Storage Warehouses – A New Sizing Tool

    Air Cleaners in Food Storage Warehouses – A New Sizing Tool

Post provided by Camfil. Food Quality is of the utmost importance for Food and Beverage manufacturing. Ensuring that food is delivered to your customers to the highest standard is key for

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Survey Indicates 98 Percent of Irish Companies Have no Brexit Plan

    Survey Indicates 98 Percent of Irish Companies Have no Brexit Plan

The September – December 2016 InterTradeIreland Business Monitor Report, issued on Monday, shows that 98 percent of businesses surveyed have no plan in place to deal with the consequences of

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Survey Reveals Pay and Conditions in Small Firms

    Survey Reveals Pay and Conditions in Small Firms

A survey on employment pay and conditions in 576 small companies employing 12,903 employees, released by the Small Firms Association on Monday, shows that 34%  of those companies surveyed pay maternity benefit

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Taoiseach Unveils Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Finalists

    Taoiseach Unveils Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Finalists

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, today unveiled on Thursday the 24 finalists from around the country who will battle it out in the National Final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE)

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Microsoft to Hire 600 People in Dublin

    Microsoft to Hire 600 People in Dublin

Microsoft announced on Friday plans to hire 600 people, according to IDA Ireland. Following the selection of Dublin as the location for one of four global Inside Sales Centres, 500

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Kingspan Full Year Report Shows Revenue up 12 Percent in 2016

    Kingspan Full Year Report Shows Revenue up 12 Percent in 2016

Full year results for Cavan-based building materials producer, Kingspan, released on Friday, showed revenue up 12% to €3.1 billion in

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What Needs to Change in Ireland if we Want to be a Real Global Leader in R&D

    What Needs to Change in Ireland if we Want to be a Real Global Leader in R&D

Post written by Ian Collins, Partner at EY Ireland. Previously published on Fora.ie The burden for small firms investing in research

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OncoMark Secures €2.1 Million Investment to Commercialise Breast Cancer Diagnostic Test

    OncoMark Secures €2.1 Million Investment to Commercialise Breast Cancer Diagnostic Test

OncoMark, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out company, announced on Wednesday that it has secured €2.1 million to fund the commercialisation

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ICON Report 12.4 Percent Net Income Increase For 2016

    ICON Report 12.4 Percent Net Income Increase For 2016

Irish-based drug developer ICON reported on Thursday its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year, 2016, showing that the

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Phase Two Extension of ‘The Mill’ Enterprise Hub Opens in Drogheda

    Phase Two Extension of ‘The Mill’ Enterprise Hub Opens in Drogheda

The Minister for Small Business, Pat Breen, officially opened the Phase two extension of The Mill in Drogheda, County Louth,

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European Parliament Approves Trade Agreement with Canada

    European Parliament Approves Trade Agreement with Canada

The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which aims to boost goods and services trade and investment flows, was

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Record Level of Exports in 2016

    Record Level of Exports in 2016

Exports totalled more than €116 billion in 2016, the highest annual total on record, according to preliminary figures released by the

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Indeed to Hire 500 New Dublin Staff

    Indeed to Hire 500 New Dublin Staff

Job website Indeed announced on Wednesday expansion plans for its Dublin-based headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA),

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The Benefits of R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box for the Construction Sector

    The Benefits of R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box for the Construction Sector

Post provided by Mazars. From building technologies and enhanced decision-making systems, the advances in both digital technology and connectivity with

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Dublin Office Tenants ‘Pre-Letting’ Space In Buildings That Have Not Yet Been Constructed

    Dublin Office Tenants ‘Pre-Letting’ Space In Buildings That Have Not Yet Been Constructed

There has been a surge in office “pre-letting” – the practice of tenants committing to lease contracts before a building

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NGINX to Establish EMEA Headquarters in Cork

    NGINX to Establish EMEA Headquarters in Cork

Web server developer NGINX, Inc. announced on Monday plans to establish a new headquarters for EMEA in Cork, creating 100

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BrowserStack to Establish International Headquarters in Dublin

    BrowserStack to Establish International Headquarters in Dublin

Mobile and web testing platform BrowserStack has operationalized its devise Mobile Data Center in Dublin, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

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HSA Develops Free Online Course to Help Employers Manage Workplace Bullying

    HSA Develops Free Online Course to Help Employers Manage Workplace Bullying

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has created a free short online course, aimed at assisting employers in managing workplace

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January Sees “Near-Record” Rise in Construction Employment

    January Sees “Near-Record” Rise in Construction Employment

Activity in the Irish construction sector rose sharply in January on the back of higher new orders, according to the

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Founder of THEYA Healthcare Shortlisted for Cartier Awards

    Founder of THEYA Healthcare Shortlisted for Cartier Awards

Irish entrepreneur, Ciara Donlon, founder and CEO of medical device company THEYA Healthcare has been shortlisted as a finalist for the

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Three Agencies Upgrade Eir’s Credit Rating

    Three Agencies Upgrade Eir’s Credit Rating

Eir announced on Friday that all three ratings agencies; Moody’s Investors Service, Standard & Poor’s, and Fitch Ratings have each

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Shard Capital Launches Venture Capital Fund

    Shard Capital Launches Venture Capital Fund

Shard Capital Partners LLP announcesd on Thursday the launch and first closing of the Suir Valley Venture Fund of Suir

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Accenture Launches R&D Hub ‘The Dock’, Announces 300 Jobs

    Accenture Launches R&D Hub ‘The Dock’, Announces 300 Jobs

Accenture announced on Friday plans to hire more than 300 technology and design professionals in Ireland this year. This includes

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Mean Weekly Earnings Increased by One Percent Between 2011 and 2014

    Mean Weekly Earnings Increased by One Percent Between 2011 and 2014

Both mean and median weekly earnings for all employment increased by one percent in the period 2011 to 2014, according

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Enterprise Ireland Invested €32 Million Into Start-Ups in 2016

    Enterprise Ireland Invested €32 Million Into Start-Ups in 2016

State agency Enterprise Ireland announced on Thursday that it invested €32 million in Irish start-ups in 2016 and supported a

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KBC Releases 2016 Preliminary Results, Commits to “Long-Term Investment in Ireland”

    KBC Releases 2016 Preliminary Results, Commits to “Long-Term Investment in Ireland”

KBC banking group on Thursday released preliminary results for their Irish operations 2016, in which it confirmed its long-term commitment

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Dublin Airport Passenger Numbers Up Nine Percent in January

    Dublin Airport Passenger Numbers Up Nine Percent in January

Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by 9% to almost 1.9 million in January, Dublin Airport announced Tuesday. Passenger volumes to

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Businesses Encouraged to Apply as New Funding is Made Available for Enterprise Training

    Businesses Encouraged to Apply as New Funding is Made Available for Enterprise Training

Skillnets, the national agency responsible for funding and supporting training networks, announced on Tuesday details of a new training fund

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Gift Card Sales Increased in 2016 Due to Tax Free Threshold – Savills

    Gift Card Sales Increased in 2016 Due to Tax Free Threshold – Savills

The sale of gift cards at three of Ireland’s largest shopping centres reached new highs in 2016. Liffey Valley Shopping

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Curtiss-Wright Awarded €4.5 Million European Space Agency Contract

    Curtiss-Wright Awarded €4.5 Million European Space Agency Contract

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division announced on Wednesday that its Ireland-based facility has been selected by the prime contractor on the

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New Kilkenny Animation Studio to Create 140 Jobs

    New Kilkenny Animation Studio to Create 140 Jobs

Canadian animation studio, Mercury Filmworks, together with Kilkenny-based animation studio, Cartoon Saloon, plan to create an all-new 2D-focused animation studio

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Almost 1,000 New Jobs Supported Through Microfinance Ireland Loans in 2016

    Almost 1,000 New Jobs Supported Through Microfinance Ireland Loans in 2016

The Government-funded, not-for-profit lender, Microfinance Ireland (MFI), supported the creation of almost 1,000 Irish jobs through loans to small business

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Red Hat to Create 60 Jobs in Waterford

    Red Hat to Create 60 Jobs in Waterford

Open source software company, Red Hat, plans to invest €12.7 million in a new project, creating up to 60 jobs

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€28 Million Funding Announced for Fishery Harbour Infrastructure

    €28 Million Funding Announced for Fishery Harbour Infrastructure

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed announced details of a €28 million Capital Investment Package for the

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MicksGarage.com Raises €1.5 Million for UK Market Growth

    MicksGarage.com Raises €1.5 Million for UK Market Growth

Irish online automotive parts retailer MicksGarage.com announced on Sunday the completion of a €1.5 million funding round to support further

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Ryanair Q3 Profit Falls 8 Percent to €95 Million, Traffic Grows 16 Percent

    Ryanair Q3 Profit Falls 8 Percent to €95 Million, Traffic Grows 16 Percent

Irish airline Ryanair reported on Monday that Q3 profits fell 8% to €95 million, as average fares fell by 17%

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Limerick Company Sign €1.1 Million Deal to Distribute Medical Devices in Oman

    Limerick Company Sign €1.1 Million Deal to Distribute Medical Devices in Oman

A delegation of 20 Irish companies, led by Enterprise Ireland and Minister for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen, participated

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Government Opens Public Consultation for National Planning Framework

    Government Opens Public Consultation for National Planning Framework

The Taoiseach and Minister Simon Coveney launched a major national consultation for the preparation of a strategic planning and development

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Jobs Minister to Launch National Design Forum

    Jobs Minister to Launch National Design Forum

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, announced on Thursday that she will establish a National Design

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€5 Billion Investment in Irish BioPharma Sector

    €5 Billion Investment in Irish BioPharma Sector

Capital investment projects valued at €5 billion have been recently completed or are currently in progress across the Irish biopharma

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