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New Chief Executive For Carbery Group

    New Chief Executive For Carbery Group

Carbery Group, the West Cork-based international food ingredients, flavours and cheese business, has announced the appointment of Jason Hawkins as the new Chief Executive and a Director of the company. He

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Invest NI to Build on Export Growth in Greater China

    Invest NI to Build on Export Growth in Greater China

Invest Northern Ireland has opened a new office in Hong Kong in a drive to increase exports to Hong Kong and the Southern China region. Mark Ennis, Chairman of Invest NI,

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Teeling Whiskey is 2017 Irish Whiskey of the Year

    Teeling Whiskey is 2017 Irish Whiskey of the Year

Teeling Whiskey, Ireland’s leading progressive Irish whiskey producer, collected the award for ‘Best Overall Irish Whiskey’ at the prestigious Irish Whiskey Awards. Teeling Whiskey Revival Volume IV, a 15-Year-Old Irish Single Malt, was honoured

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€60 Million Backing For NUI Galway Campus Development

    €60 Million Backing For NUI Galway Campus Development

The European Investment Bank will provide €60 million towards development of the NUI Galway campus. The first ever loan to the university from Europe’s long-term lending institution will finance construction

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Boyne Valley Food Innovation District Breaks International Markets

    Boyne Valley Food Innovation District Breaks International Markets

When the government set its ambitious job creation targets of over 25,000 new jobs for the Mid East region (Meath, Kildare & Wicklow) through its Action Plan for Jobs strategy,

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Demand For New Dublin Hotels as Rooms Full Over 300 Nights Per Year

    Demand For New Dublin Hotels as Rooms Full Over 300 Nights Per Year

With Failte Ireland’s latest SOAR report now published, an emphasis has been put on Ireland’s hotel industry to pursue new hotel development in Dublin City. Failte Ireland’s Situation and Outlook Analysis

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Irish Gin Sales Increase By 240% At Dublin and Cork Airports

    Irish Gin Sales Increase By 240% At Dublin and Cork Airports

Sales of Irish-made gin increased by 240% at Dublin and Cork airports during The Loop’s recent inaugural Spirit of Gin Festival. The festival ran in August and September in both

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PM Group Appointment

    PM Group Appointment

Andrew D Skibo (Andy Skibo) has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the US board of PM Group, the international engineering, architecture and project management firm headquartered in Ireland. Andy is

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Irish Spirits Industry Shows Vibrant Growth

    Irish Spirits Industry Shows Vibrant Growth

The Irish spirits industry is undergoing vibrant growth, with exports increasing substantially in recent years, according to a new report released by the Irish Spirits Association. The report is the

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Guaranteed Irish Calls For Nominations For Ireland’s National Food Hero

    Guaranteed Irish Calls For Nominations For Ireland’s National Food Hero

Guaranteed Irish, the leading business membership organisation, is calling for nominations for Ireland’s national Food Hero. Since the beginning of the year, the organisation has run the ‘Guaranteed Irish Hero Awards’,

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Boost in Online Bookings For Irish Travel Agents

    Boost in Online Bookings For Irish Travel Agents

The Irish Travel Agents Association’s (ITAA) latest quarterly members survey reveals that 35% of travel agents increased their online business for the third quarter of 2017 (July-Sept), when compared to the

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Green Tourism Area Becomes Top 100 2017 Sustainable Destinations

    Green Tourism Area Becomes Top 100 2017 Sustainable Destinations

The world’s largest sustainable certification programme of its kind, Green Tourism has announced its Northern Irish green destination County Down has been listed in the Top 100 Sustainable Destinations 2017,

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Kingspan Retains Position on CDP Climate ‘A List’

    Kingspan Retains Position on CDP Climate ‘A List’

Kingspan, a global leader in high performance insulation, building fabric, and solar integrated building envelopes, has been named for the third year in a row on The Climate ‘A List’ by

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Exertis SCS Gains Recognition For Supply Chain and Procurement Services

    Exertis SCS Gains Recognition For Supply Chain and Procurement Services

Exertis, a leading distributor of technology products for the B2B, mobile and retail markets, has announced that its supply chain business, Exertis Supply Chain Services (SCS), scooped two major accolades at the

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Solo Energy Installs State-of-the-art Energy Storage System

    Solo Energy Installs State-of-the-art Energy Storage System

Solo Energy – a ClimateLaunchpad alumni company – has teamed up with Cork City Council to install a state-of-the-art battery storage system at the Ballyvolane Fire Station. Cork-based Solo Energy,

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Most Irish Consumers Not in Favour of Alcohol Bill

    Most Irish Consumers Not in Favour of Alcohol Bill

A majority of Irish consumers do not think the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill should be introduced in its current form, according to a new poll from Independent Research Agency, iReach.

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Thirsty Business – How Water Reuse Can Benefit the Food and Beverage Industry

    Thirsty Business – How Water Reuse Can Benefit the Food and Beverage Industry

By Martin Kunz, EMEA Segment Leader, Industry with Xylem’s Applied Water Systems business Only 2.5 percent of the world’s water is fresh water, and of that, only one percent is

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International Conference Breaks Down ‘Borders’ Affecting Global Entrepreneurs

    International Conference Breaks Down ‘Borders’ Affecting Global Entrepreneurs

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the internationally renowned, Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Conference, comes to Belfast, Northern Ireland, from 8th–9th November 2017. The ISBE Conference has become one of the major events

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Shift to Sustainable Food System in Europe is Possible – But Faces Challenges

    Shift to Sustainable Food System in Europe is Possible – But Faces Challenges

Making Europe’s production, consumption and trade in food environmentally sustainable is possible, but it will require a major shift in public attitudes, policies and knowledge and seizing current opportunities for

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Microsoft’s New Irish Wind Energy Agreement

    Microsoft’s New Irish Wind Energy Agreement

The national body charged with helping Ireland to transition to a low-carbon economy has welcomed a new agreement by Microsoft to become one of the first multinational technology companies to

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Review of Energy Supplier Costs

    Review of Energy Supplier Costs

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) has published its analysis on supplier costs in the electricity and gas retail markets in Ireland. This follows the review of how the

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Combilift Signs $1 Million Contract in Australia

    Combilift Signs $1 Million Contract in Australia

Combilift, the Irish manufacturer of multi-directional forklifts based in Monaghan, has signed a contract with Civmec, an Australian construction and engineering company that is worth an additional $1 million to

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Irish Women More Likely to Have a Third-level Qualification Than Men

    Irish Women More Likely to Have a Third-level Qualification Than Men

The Central Statistics Office has published ‘Women and Men in Ireland 2016′ which presents over 70 indicators that identify important gender differences in the activities of men and women and

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The Future is FeMale

    The Future is FeMale

An international study of global attitudes towards gender biases and roles has revealed that almost half of both men and

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European Commission Clears Acquisition of Inver by Greenergy

    European Commission Clears Acquisition of Inver by Greenergy

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of Inver Energy of Ireland by Greenergy International

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Portwest Acquires Second Australian Workwear Company

    Portwest Acquires Second Australian Workwear Company

Leading safety clothing and personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturers Portwest have agreed to acquire a second workwear company in Australia

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Digital Transformation For Irish Greyhound Tracks

    Digital Transformation For Irish Greyhound Tracks

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has announced a five-year technology partnership for a digital transformation which will enhance the sport’s

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SEAI and OPW Partner on Energy Saving Pilot Programme

    SEAI and OPW Partner on Energy Saving Pilot Programme

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is working in partnership with the Office of Public Works (OPW) to help

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British Institute of Facilities Management Ireland Region Awards Launched

    British Institute of Facilities Management Ireland Region Awards Launched

The search is on for top facilities management talent across Ireland as the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Ireland

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Keelings Raises Over €15,000 For Dyslexia Association of Ireland

    Keelings Raises Over €15,000 For Dyslexia Association of Ireland

Keelings, Ireland’s leading producer and supplier of fresh fruit, has raised €15,556.50 for Dyslexia Association Ireland. Founded in 1972, the Dyslexia

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New Directors Steer MaREI’s Vision For Ireland as Energy Leader

    New Directors Steer MaREI’s Vision For Ireland as Energy Leader

MaREI, Ireland’s national centre for marine and renewable energy research and development, has appointed UCC professors Brian Ó Gallachóir and

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ABP Food Group in £22 Million Renewable Energy Project

    ABP Food Group in £22 Million Renewable Energy Project

A £22 million investment by ABP Food Group’s renewable division in a green energy plant in the UK will produce

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Ireland Signs Earth Observation Agreement With the European Space Agency

    Ireland Signs Earth Observation Agreement With the European Space Agency

Enterprise Ireland has signed a Technical Collaborative Arrangement with the European Space Agency. This Arrangement will provide the State with

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Maxol Roll Out Irish Tech Solution Across 100 Stores Nationwide

    Maxol Roll Out Irish Tech Solution Across 100 Stores Nationwide

The Maxol Group, the country’s leading family owned forecourt convenience retailer has announced the roll out of a new series of

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Launch of €6.7 Million Climate Change Research Initiative Led by University College Dublin

    Launch of €6.7 Million Climate Change Research Initiative Led by University College Dublin

The Government has officially launched the 5-year Acclimatize project (www.acclimatize.eu/), a new €6.7 million climate change research initiative, with Professor

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McCulla Ireland Celebrates Successful Awards Season

    McCulla Ireland Celebrates Successful Awards Season

Specialist refrigerated transport and logistics company, McCulla Ireland, has been recognised both locally and at UK and all-Ireland industry events

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Guaranteed Irish Welcomes Support For Housing and Enterprise Development in Budget 2018

    Guaranteed Irish Welcomes Support For Housing and Enterprise Development in Budget 2018

Guaranteed Irish has welcomed measures in Budget 2018 to increase housing supply and support enterprise. However, the organisation cautioned that

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Budget Will be Positive For Jobs and Investment – Ibec

    Budget Will be Positive For Jobs and Investment – Ibec

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has reacted positively to Budget 2018, stating that it will help support further

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Budget 2018 – CIF Welcomes Increased Investment in Infrastructure at Critical Time For Irish Economy

    Budget 2018 – CIF Welcomes Increased Investment in Infrastructure at Critical Time For Irish Economy

The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) has stated that the measures announced in Budget 2018 will help address the systemic weaknesses

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SEAI Says Budget 2018 Shows New Urgency to Deliver a Cleaner Future

    SEAI Says Budget 2018 Shows New Urgency to Deliver a Cleaner Future

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has welcomed the increased funding allocated to it in Budget 2018, which it

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Irish Exporters Association Response to Budget 2018

    Irish Exporters Association Response to Budget 2018

The Irish Exporters Association, the voice of the Irish industry, has welcomed Budget 2018 delivered by Minister for Finance, Public

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Budget 2018 – A Mixed Budget, Says JLL

    Budget 2018 – A Mixed Budget, Says JLL

Following the release of Budget 2018, JLL, the financial and professional services firm that specializes in commercial real estate services

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Funding For SFI FutureMilk Centre Welcomed by Teagasc

    Funding For SFI FutureMilk Centre Welcomed by Teagasc

The Government has announced funding for the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) FutureMilk Centre, bringing to 17 the total number of

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Guaranteed Irish Calls For VAT Reduction and Expansion of Incentive Schemes to Stimulate Construction Sector

    Guaranteed Irish Calls For VAT Reduction and Expansion of Incentive Schemes to Stimulate Construction Sector

Guaranteed Irish has called for a reduction in VAT, the expansion of incentive schemes, and an overhaul of apprenticeships to

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NUI Galway is Named University of the Year

    NUI Galway is Named University of the Year

NUI Galway has been named The Sunday Times University of the Year. Trinity College Dublin is the runner-up in The Sunday Times Good University Guide

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TERMINALFOUR Survey Reveals Disparities in Digital Investment Among Higher Education Institutions

    TERMINALFOUR Survey Reveals Disparities in Digital Investment Among Higher Education Institutions

TERMINALFOUR, the digital marketing and web content management platform for higher education, has announced results of its Global Higher Education

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Dragon Brand Foods to Drive Export Growth With New Investment

    Dragon Brand Foods to Drive Export Growth With New Investment

Strabane-based food manufacturer, Dragon Brand Foods is investing over £500,000 in jobs, innovation and a new factory with the support

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Bord Bia Investing in Opportunities in the German Food Market

    Bord Bia Investing in Opportunities in the German Food Market

Bord Bia is increasing its investment in the German food and beverage market as Irish exporters continue to look outside

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IdentiGEN Secures €17 Million Deal With Swiss Meat Industry

    IdentiGEN Secures €17 Million Deal With Swiss Meat Industry

Irish food safety and traceability company IdentiGEN has secured a major contract in Switzerland which will see it provide DNA

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European Commission Refers Ireland to Court

    European Commission Refers Ireland to Court

The European Commission has decided to refer Ireland to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover from Apple

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Despite Very Low Incomes Small Farms Plan to Continue Farming

    Despite Very Low Incomes Small Farms Plan to Continue Farming

A new Teagasc study has highlighted that half of all Small Farms are in an economically vulnerable position. According to

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Far-reaching Reform of the EU VAT System

    Far-reaching Reform of the EU VAT System

The European Commission has launched plans for the biggest reform of EU VAT rules in a quarter of a century.

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