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Asavie opens new HQ in Kuala Lumpur

    Asavie opens new HQ in Kuala Lumpur

Irish IoT platform provider Asavie has announced the opening of a new regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and the establishment of a new Point-of-Presence (PoP) in APAC. The new

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60% of Irish project management leaders fear skills shortage ahead of Brexit

    60% of Irish project management leaders fear skills shortage ahead of Brexit

Project management (PM) leaders fear a Brexit skills shortage, according to a survey by the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI). The findings on the potential implications of Brexit

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Brexit talks must deliver free access to UK market says IDIA

    Brexit talks must deliver free access to UK market says IDIA

The Irish Dairy Industries Association (IDIA), the Ibec group that represents the dairy sector, has called for the sector to be a key priority for the Irish government in the upcoming

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IDA’s new Advance Technology Building in Tralee opens

    IDA’s new Advance Technology Building in Tralee opens

IDA’s new Advance Technology Building (ATB) in the Kerry Technology Park has been officially opened by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA Ireland. The Advance Technology building

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‘No return to the hard border’

    ‘No return to the hard border’

Theresa May’s letter to trigger Article 50 states that she does not want Brexit to “harm” the Republic of Ireland. The British Prime Minister has included a note on what

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New ESRI research examines sensitivity of income tax and USC revenues to changes in income

    New ESRI research examines sensitivity of income tax and USC revenues to changes in income

Income tax (including USC) is the largest individual source of tax revenue in Ireland, accounting for over 35% of the total. According to the ESRI, fluctuations in this source of

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New independence referendum backed by Scottish parliament

    New independence referendum backed by Scottish parliament

The Scottish parliament has voted to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s bid to hold a new independence referendum in late 2018 or 2019. Once the terms of the UK’s exit

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Damovo announces new Dublin jobs

    Damovo announces new Dublin jobs

Technology company Damovo has announced 30 new roles at its Global Services Centre in Dublin. Recruitment is underway for the roles in project management, project co-ordinators and Avaya technical support.

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Dublin Airport named one of world’s best airports

    Dublin Airport named one of world’s best airports

Dublin Airport is one of the best 10 airports in the world, according to a new international survey based on passenger ratings. Users of the travel website eDreams have ranked

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Minister for Jobs launches VODAFONE & SIRO National Gigabit Hub Initiative

    Minister for Jobs launches VODAFONE & SIRO National Gigabit Hub Initiative

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has launched Vodafone and SIRO’s national Gigabit Hub Initiative, which aims to spark a digital transformation in 15 towns across Ireland.

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Air routes from Cork and Dublin to Chicago from €139

    Air routes from Cork and Dublin to Chicago from €139

Low-cost Icelandic carrier WOW air has announced new routes from Dublin and Cork to Chicago, with fares starting in July from €139 one way including taxes. WOW already operates US

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Robots could affect 30% of UK jobs, says PwC

    Robots could affect 30% of UK jobs, says PwC

According to a study by PwC, robotics and artificial intelligence could affect almost a third of UK jobs by the 2030s. However, the report also predicted that the nature of

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Boulder Media to expand Dublin studio

    Boulder Media to expand Dublin studio

Boulder Media, which was acquired in 2016 by Hasbro, Inc, is adding several new animation positions to its operations in Dublin. To house the expanded team, Boulder Media will be

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€3m investment for Sandyford business district

    €3m investment for Sandyford business district

More than €3 million is to be invested in improving Sandyford’s business district over the next five years. Funded by the 1,000 companies based across the area’s four industrial parks,

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22 Ulster Bank branches to close in Republic

    22 Ulster Bank branches to close in Republic

As part of a major restructuring of the business, Ulster Bank has announced it will close 22 of its branches in the Republic by the end of September. The restructuring

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New jobs for Dublin and Cork

    New jobs for Dublin and Cork

Ecommerce firm eShopWorld has announced it will create up to 250 new high-end jobs over the next three years. The announcement coincided with the official opening of its global headquarters

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Datapac awarded HP Inc. Partner of the Year for UK and Ireland

    Datapac awarded HP Inc. Partner of the Year for UK and Ireland

Datapac, a leading technology solutions and services provider in Ireland, today announced that it has been awarded HP Inc. Partner of the Year for UK and Ireland. The HP Partner

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PayPal donates over €55,000 to Irish charities

    PayPal donates over €55,000 to Irish charities

PayPal has announced it has donated over €55,000 ($60,000) to seven Irish charities. Five of the charities received funding through the PayPal Gives initiative, a fund that supports and recognises

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Entrepreneurs Awards adds €5000 to prize fund

    Entrepreneurs Awards adds €5000 to prize fund

As part of its 2017 Awards Programme, Social Entrepreneurs Ireland has added an extra €5,000 to the winnings that applicants can compete for. The initiative recognises and rewards the most

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FinTech company to create 200 jobs in Dublin

    FinTech company to create 200 jobs in Dublin

Fenergo, a provider of Client Lifecycle Management software solutions for investment, corporate and private banks, has announced the creation of 200 new jobs, bringing its total global employee base to

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Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland launch roadshow for female entrepreneurs

    Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland launch roadshow for female entrepreneurs

Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland, in conjunction with the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) and the Entrepreneurs Academy, has announced the second nationwide Fuelling Ambition “Steps to Success” roadshow targeting existing

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Apple unveils new iPad and iPhones

    Apple unveils new iPad and iPhones

Apple has updated its iPad line and dropped the “Air” branding as it boosts the specs on its mid-tier product. More colours for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have

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ISIF invests €50m in Reverence Capital Partners Opportunities Fund

    ISIF invests €50m in Reverence Capital Partners Opportunities Fund

A fund run by former executives at Goldman Sachs has received €50m from the Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) to develop financial services jobs in Ireland. Reverence Capital Partners Opportunities

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IFA calls for an immediate ban on Brazilian meat

    IFA calls for an immediate ban on Brazilian meat

IFA President Joe Healy has called for an immediate ban on Brazilian meat imports into the EU. He said the

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UK to trigger article 50 on March 29th

    UK to trigger article 50 on March 29th

British Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the formal notification of the United Kingdom’s

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Paul Synnott appointed as a Director of Esri Ireland

    Paul Synnott appointed as a Director of Esri Ireland

Esri Ireland, a global leader in Geographic Information’s Systems (GIS), has appointed Paul Synnott to its board of directors. In his

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Irish woman making waves in Silicon Valley

    Irish woman making waves in Silicon Valley

Northern Ireland born Sarah Friar has been appointed the first independent board member at Slack, the business communications platform. Friar

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€720m spent on Irish hotel transactions in 2016

    €720m spent on Irish hotel transactions in 2016

According to new research from Cushman & Wakefield, a record €720 million was spent on 51 hotel transactions in Ireland

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UCD receives Athena SWAN Award on Gender Equality

    UCD receives Athena SWAN Award on Gender Equality

University College Dublin has received the Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award in recognition of its commitment to improving gender equality.

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€6.7m EU boost to improve bathing waters in Ireland and Wales

    €6.7m EU boost to improve bathing waters in Ireland and Wales

A €6.7 million EU-backed initiative to combat the effects of pollution on bathing waters in Wales and Ireland has been

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Tourism Ireland reveals quirkiest ‘Greenings’ for St Patrick’s Day 2017

    Tourism Ireland reveals quirkiest ‘Greenings’ for St Patrick’s Day 2017

What do the Big Banana in Australia, an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft in Addis Ababa and two rhino statues in Nairobi

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Dublin Airport

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Dublin Airport

Dublin Airport will welcome more than 376,000 passengers arriving and departing through the airport in the coming days for the

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Increased fuel costs see inflation rise to 0.5%

    Increased fuel costs see inflation rise to 0.5%

According to the latest consumer price index (CPI), inflation has risen to its highest level in almost four years due

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Controversial online lottery website launches in Ireland

    Controversial online lottery website launches in Ireland

Lottoland, a website that allows users play lotteries in other jurisdictions, has launched in Ireland. Based in Gibraltar and headed

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Reluctance among asset management sector to adapt to technological advances

    Reluctance among asset management sector to adapt to technological advances

A new study from PwC has reported that Brexit and digital technology will reshape the asset and wealth management industry,

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Dell is best place to work, says Irish employees

    Dell is best place to work, says Irish employees

Job site Indeed has compiled a list of 25 companies to feature in ‘Best Places to Work in the Private

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Dublin City Council announces €100k of innovation procurement funding to increase cycling in city

    Dublin City Council announces €100k of innovation procurement funding to increase cycling in city

Four companies have been each awarded €25,000 Phase 2 funding to develop smart technology solutions to help increase bicycle usage,

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SFA says fundamental reform of social welfare needed to make work pay

    SFA says fundamental reform of social welfare needed to make work pay

The Small Firms Association (SFA) has called for a complete review of the social welfare system to ensure that work

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One-third of Dublin’s office stock sold in deals worth €6bn since 2013

    One-third of Dublin’s office stock sold in deals worth €6bn since 2013

A new report from Savills on Ireland’s property investment market has revealed that, since the beginning of 2013, 1.1 million

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ICTU calls for action on executive salaries

    ICTU calls for action on executive salaries

A report from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has found that executive pay in some Irish private companies

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Dunnes Stores takes top supermarket spot for second month

    Dunnes Stores takes top supermarket spot for second month

New figures show that for the first time, Dunnes Stores has maintained its position as the country’s biggest grocer for

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Calling all Cork businesses – StartUp awards launched

    Calling all Cork businesses – StartUp awards launched

The Bank of Ireland StartUp awards 2017 were officially launched to business nationwide recently. The competition, now in its sixth year,

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Enterprise Ireland brings 11 client companies to Texas event

    Enterprise Ireland brings 11 client companies to Texas event

Minister for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen is leading a 4-day Enterprise Ireland trade visit to the USA. The

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Job losses at Nenagh plant

    Job losses at Nenagh plant

250 employees at the Coty plant in Nenagh are to lose their jobs when the multinational company closes its business

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Plans to transform Abbeyfeale convent into business hub

    Plans to transform Abbeyfeale convent into business hub

Abbeyfeale Community Council plans to transform the convent into a hub for new businesses and job creation, a community events

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Tech firms unite to create €50m IT service operation

    Tech firms unite to create €50m IT service operation

Two Irish tech companies are joining forces to create a new €50m IT service operation. PlanNet21 Communications and Agile Networks

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WH Smith Ireland reports weaker profits as turnover rises

    WH Smith Ireland reports weaker profits as turnover rises

The Irish subsidiary of WH Smith, paid a €2.5 million dividend to its parent late last year after it recorded

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Operating profits at Aviva Ireland rise by 20%

    Operating profits at Aviva Ireland rise by 20%

Aviva Ireland has reported a 20% hike in operating profit for 2016 as it continues to turn around its financial

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HBAN angels invested €13.6m in 50 Irish start-ups in 2016

    HBAN angels invested €13.6m in 50 Irish start-ups in 2016

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island group responsible for the promotion of business angel investment in Ireland, recently announced

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Irish small firms unaware of Brexit dangers

    Irish small firms unaware of Brexit dangers

Many Irish small- and medium-sized businesses are still unaware of the dangers posed to them by Brexit, according to a

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Irish economy grows 5.2% in 2016

    Irish economy grows 5.2% in 2016

Ireland’s economy grew 5.2% last year, exceeding all other euro zone countries and most official forecasts for the third successive

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Just Eat records 52% revenue rise in 2016

    Just Eat records 52% revenue rise in 2016

Online food ordering service Just Eat saw a 52% rise in revenues to £375 million (€432 million) last year. The

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Apple Pay mobile payment service launches in Ireland

    Apple Pay mobile payment service launches in Ireland

Apple Pay allows people using certain Apple mobile devices to pay for goods and services in thousands of retail outlets

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Luxembourg and not Dublin for AIG’s post-Brexit EU base

    Luxembourg and not Dublin for AIG’s post-Brexit EU base

Hopes that global insurer AIG might relocate its European regional HQ to Dublin from London have been dashed, with Luxembourg

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Post offices to close and stamp cost to rise

    Post offices to close and stamp cost to rise

The Chief Executive of An Post, David McRedmond, has said that the cost of a national stamp is to rise

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New cars licenses down 20% in February compared to previous month

    New cars licenses down 20% in February compared to previous month

According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the number of new cars licensed in Ireland in February fell by 20.2%

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Windows loses ground as Android OS battles for top spot

    Windows loses ground as Android OS battles for top spot

Windows might be the leading operating system around the world thanks to its presence on desktop PCs and laptops but

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Revenues at Betfair climb 18% in 2016

    Revenues at Betfair climb 18% in 2016

Paddy Power Betfair has reported higher revenues and operating profits for 2016 – its first full year of earnings since

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