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AMI Partners With YSI and Donates €30,000 of IT Equipment

    AMI Partners With YSI and Donates €30,000 of IT Equipment

AMI, Ireland’s leading secure IT retirement company, has announced a new sponsorship with Young Social Innovators (YSI) which includes an initial donation of IT equipment worth in excess of €30,000. AMI,

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Over-C Announces European Partnerships Worth €20 Million

    Over-C Announces European Partnerships Worth €20 Million

Over-C, the Irish Internet of Things (IoT) technology company, has opened their new headquarters in Cork city and announced two new significant partnerships in Europe worth an estimated €20 million

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SK Biotek is First South Korean Pharma Company to Invest in Ireland

    SK Biotek is First South Korean Pharma Company to Invest in Ireland

The Irish and South Korean flags have been ceremoniously raised in the grounds of a pharmaceuticals manufacturing campus in Swords, Co. Dublin, which has been acquired by SK biotek, a

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New Fáilte Ireland Food & Drink Strategy

    New Fáilte Ireland Food & Drink Strategy

The Irish Tourism industry needs to work towards changing the perception amongst overseas visitors to reposition Irish food and drink from being a pleasant surprise to becoming one of the

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European Commission Takes Ireland Back to Court and Proposes Fines

    European Commission Takes Ireland Back to Court and Proposes Fines

The European Commission is taking Ireland back to the Court of Justice of the EU for its failure to comply with part of the Court judgement of 3 July 2008 (C-215/06, Commission

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Ireland Welcomes Global Hospitality Tech Summit 2018

    Ireland Welcomes Global Hospitality Tech Summit 2018

The Global Hospitality Tech Summit 2018, Ireland’s newest hospitality conference in association with Food and Bev Live, will take place from the 6th-7th of February at the Citywest Hotel, Dublin. The

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Lidl Ireland Commits to Reduce Food Waste

    Lidl Ireland Commits to Reduce Food Waste

Lidl Ireland has signed the Food Waste Forum Charter as part of the Retail Action Group for Food Waste. This charter sees Lidl commit to reduce food waste through the

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Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record

    Dublin Airport Sets New Passenger Record

A record-breaking 29.6 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport last year. A significant increase in long-haul traffic, and a robust performance from continental European routes, were the main elements of

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National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – Wednesday, 31st January, 2018

    National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – Wednesday, 31st January, 2018

Take placing on the 31st January in the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin, the 2018 National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference will be the largest gathering of manufacturing and supply chain

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Three-quarters of SMEs Expect to be Impacted by Brexit in Next 18 Months

    Three-quarters of SMEs Expect to be Impacted by Brexit in Next 18 Months

The Department for Business, Enterprise and Innovation’s second survey of SMEs about the impacts of Brexit on their businesses found that while 75% of SMEs expect to be impacted by

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Development of Second-tier Cities Key to Sustainable Economic Growth

    Development of Second-tier Cities Key to Sustainable Economic Growth

Policies should aim to rebalance growth by encouraging regional development led by a small number of large urban centres outside Dublin, according to new ESRI research. If the current pattern of growth

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Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Introduced

    Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan Introduced

The Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan, a new Government-backed mortgage for first-time buyers, will be available nationwide from local authorities from Thursday, 1 February 2018. The loan can be used both

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Increase in Trade Traffic Through Port of Cork and Bantry Bay Port Company

    Increase in Trade Traffic Through Port of Cork and Bantry Bay Port Company

Combined total traffic through the Port of Cork and Bantry Bay Port Company reached 10.3 million tonnes in 2017, a very good increase of 8.6% compared to 2016. Total imports

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Rise in Gas Prices Drives Up Bord Gáis Energy Index in December

    Rise in Gas Prices Drives Up Bord Gáis Energy Index in December

The Bord Gáis Energy Index for December is 5% higher as the wholesale price of oil, gas, coal and electricity all rallied during the month. Gas prices jumped by 8% as

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Ireland’s First Near Zero Emissions Zone a Magnet For Business and Jobs

    Ireland’s First Near Zero Emissions Zone a Magnet For Business and Jobs

Three counties have come together to create a low carbon, energy efficient zone which they say will be a unique magnet for internationally-trading companies looking for a near zero emissions European

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UCD Partnering in New €8.2 Million Cross Border Research Centre to Improve Cardiovascular Care

    UCD Partnering in New €8.2 Million Cross Border Research Centre to Improve Cardiovascular Care

The Eastern Corridor Medical Engineering Centre (ECME), a cross border centre of research excellence within the field of cardiovascular medicine, with partners in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and

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Record Investment in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in 2017

    Record Investment in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in 2017

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has published its annual results for 2017. It shows a record €105 million government investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy, allocated through

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AnaBio Appoints Dan MacSweeney as Chairman

    AnaBio Appoints Dan MacSweeney as Chairman

Dan MacSweeney has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Irish biotechnology company AnaBio Technologies. Dan MacSweeney has served for 25 years as CEO of Carbery Group, an

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Kingspan Makes $10 Million Strategic Investment in Software Company Invicara

    Kingspan Makes $10 Million Strategic Investment in Software Company Invicara

Kingspan Group plc has announced a $10 million investment in Invicara, a provider of transformative software solutions for the entire ecosystem of the built environment. With this investment, Kingspan has made

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Irish Design Company Chosen to Work on Two Multi-Million Euro EU Projects

    Irish Design Company Chosen to Work on Two Multi-Million Euro EU Projects

Dolmen, an award-winning Irish product design and innovation consultancy, has been chosen to work on an €8million project to help the future of personalised biomaterials; and to work on a

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Information Age Has Given Way to Interconnected Era

    Information Age Has Given Way to Interconnected Era

The Interconnected Era has replaced the Information Age, according to the results of an independent survey* commissioned by Equinix, Inc, the global interconnection and data centre company. Just over half of those surveyed (51%)

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European Strategy on Plastic Waste Adopted

    European Strategy on Plastic Waste Adopted

The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, has been adopted. It is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy. It is designed to protect the environment from plastic

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Beacon Broadband is Creating 12 Jobs in Derry

    Beacon Broadband is Creating 12 Jobs in Derry

A new wireless broadband provider based in the North West, Beacon Broadband, is creating 12 jobs in Derry to help it increase its export sales and position itself for future growth in

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Goodfella’s Pizza Sold For €225 Million

    Goodfella’s Pizza Sold For €225 Million

Naas-headquartered Green Isle Foods, which is Ireland’s largest frozen food producer, is selling its Goodfella’s Pizza business for €225 million

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Ireland’s Supply Chain Security Post Brexit to Lead Agenda at National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

    Ireland’s Supply Chain Security Post Brexit to Lead Agenda at National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference

The impact of Brexit on Ireland’s supply chain and potential border issues will be a prominent topic at this years

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Tech Companies Continue to Dominate Dublin City Centre Prime Office Market

    Tech Companies Continue to Dominate Dublin City Centre Prime Office Market

International tech companies continued to dominate the capital’s commercial office market in 2017 and are expected to do so again

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£70,000 Rainwater Garden Completed at Clandeboye Primary School!

    £70,000 Rainwater Garden Completed at Clandeboye Primary School!

NI Water, the Department for Infrastructure, Education Authority and the Department of Education have announced that an innovative new rainwater

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Irish Supermarkets Benefit From the Christmas Spirit

    Irish Supermarkets Benefit From the Christmas Spirit

The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, for the 12 weeks ending 31 December 2017, reveal

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Business Unprepared For GDPR

    Business Unprepared For GDPR

ISME, the Irish SME Association has published the results of its General Data Protection Regulations survey (GDPR). The report gives

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Dell Turns E-waste into New Treasures With Industry-first Gold Recycling Programme

    Dell Turns E-waste into New Treasures With Industry-first Gold Recycling Programme

Dell is announcing an industry-first pilot to use recycled gold from used electronics in new computer motherboards, which will ship

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PM Group Acquires UK Specialist Engineering Firm

    PM Group Acquires UK Specialist Engineering Firm

PM Group has announced the acquisition of PROjEN, a 100-person multi-disciplinary engineering firm based in the UK, with offices near

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Cork Airport Welcomes Air France

    Cork Airport Welcomes Air France

One of the biggest airlines in the world, Air France is to begin services out of Cork Airport from May,

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Insight Centre for Data Analytics at UCD Announces New €4 Million AI Research Project

    Insight Centre for Data Analytics at UCD Announces New €4 Million AI Research Project

The Insight Centre for Data Analytics at University College Dublin (UCD), has announced the launch of a new and collaborative

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Final Stage of €6.5 Million Rejuvenation of Cahernane House Hotel

    Final Stage of €6.5 Million Rejuvenation of Cahernane House Hotel

International hotel management company, The PREM Group, are preparing to enter the final phase of a major €6.5 million redevelopment

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Another Record Year For Irish Food and Drink Exports

    Another Record Year For Irish Food and Drink Exports

The value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports increased by 13% in 2017, to reach €12.6 billion for the

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HBAN to Raise €7 Million in Angel Funding in One Day at National Conference

    HBAN to Raise €7 Million in Angel Funding in One Day at National Conference

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation and joint initiative of Enterprise Ireland and InterTradeIreland, responsible for the promotion

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JLL Predicts a Buoyant Year For Ireland’s Hotel Industry

    JLL Predicts a Buoyant Year For Ireland’s Hotel Industry

What does 2018 have in store for the Irish Hotels Market? JLL expects approximately 1,300 new hotel rooms to open in

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Novi Gives Expert Electrical the Edge With €200,00 IT Upgrade

    Novi Gives Expert Electrical the Edge With €200,00 IT Upgrade

Novi, the proactive managed services provider, has announced that it has completed a €200,000 upgrade of electrical retailer Expert Electrical’s

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Visitors to Irish Whiskey Distilleries Up 11% in 2017

    Visitors to Irish Whiskey Distilleries Up 11% in 2017

The number of visitors to Irish whiskey distillery visitor centres reached 814,000 in 2017, according to new figures published by

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PM Group Appoints Two New Board Directors

    PM Group Appoints Two New Board Directors

Project Management Holdings (PM Group), the award-winning international project delivery firm headquartered in Ireland with over 2,200 people worldwide, has announced

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210,443 Now Employed in IDA Ireland Portfolio

    210,443 Now Employed in IDA Ireland Portfolio

IDA Ireland, the Irish Government agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment to Ireland, has announced that employment levels in

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Fleetmatics Invests in New Office Space in Dublin to Facilitate Continued Growth

    Fleetmatics Invests in New Office Space in Dublin to Facilitate Continued Growth

Irish company Fleetmatics has announced plans to move its team into a state-of-the-art campus in Sandyford, Co. Dublin. The move

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Top 8 Technology Predictions For 2018 Unveiled By Dell Technologies

    Top 8 Technology Predictions For 2018 Unveiled By Dell Technologies

As organisations face into a new year of digital disruption, Dell Technologies has announced its predictions as to how emerging

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Enterprise Ireland Supported Companies Created Over 19,000 New Jobs in 2017

    Enterprise Ireland Supported Companies Created Over 19,000 New Jobs in 2017

Enterprise Ireland, the Government agency responsible for developing Irish business globally, has reported the creation of 19,332 new jobs by

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Increased Angel Investment in Medtech, Virtual and Augmented Reality in 2018

    Increased Angel Investment in Medtech, Virtual and Augmented Reality in 2018

HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network), the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, has announced its predictions

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McHale Plant Sales Plans For Growth in 2018

    McHale Plant Sales Plans For Growth in 2018

The appointment of McHale Plant Sales as distributors of Komatsu Forest timber harvesting machinery and Terex Ecotec environmental and waste

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Full-scale Cyber War to Break Out in 2018

    Full-scale Cyber War to Break Out in 2018

Ward Solutions, one of Ireland’s leading information security providers, has announces its cyber security predictions for 2018. Alongside warnings about

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New Products Selected For Food Works 2018

    New Products Selected For Food Works 2018

Cold-pressed vegetable ice-pops, a nutrient-rich postnatal drink for new mothers and a range of innovative sheep milk products are among

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2018 is Off to a Fresh Start For Speculative Industrial Development in South West Dublin

    2018 is Off to a Fresh Start For Speculative Industrial Development in South West Dublin

Exeter Property Company has appointed contractors for the construction of a new 110,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art logistics facility at Greenogue

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Lily O’Brien’s Sold to Colian Holdings For €40 Million

    Lily O’Brien’s Sold to Colian Holdings For €40 Million

Lily O’Brien’s, the Irish manufacturer of premium chocolate and desserts, is being acquired by Colian Holding of Poland for €40

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New Analysis Confirms Drinks Industry is an Irish Success Story, Driven by Innovation

    New Analysis Confirms Drinks Industry is an Irish Success Story,  Driven by Innovation

The analysis found that in 2017 the industry continued to be a major contributor to economic activity across the country.

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Approval For Irish Support Scheme For SMEs

    Approval For Irish Support Scheme For SMEs

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules an Irish scheme to reduce the taxation of employee share

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Planning Regulations and Planning Process Delays Impacting on Irish Commercial Real Estate Sector

    Planning Regulations and Planning Process Delays Impacting on Irish Commercial Real Estate Sector

The latest Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Sentiment Tracker from Origin Capital, completed by 180 industry professionals, identified industry concerns about

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Deadline For Applications For €75,000 ‘Get Ireland Growing’ Fund Looming

    Deadline For Applications For €75,000 ‘Get Ireland Growing’ Fund Looming

GIY and Energia are calling on people across to the country to get growing their own food in 2018 and

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Four Key European Consumer Trends For 2018

    Four Key European Consumer Trends For 2018

Mintel has revealed the key consumer trends set to impact Europe in 2018. Over the coming year: Consumers will take

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OCE Technology Signs €25 Million Deal

    OCE Technology Signs €25 Million Deal

O.C.E. Technology has announced an agreement with Shanghai Aerospace Technology Control Institute to supply satellite subsystems into international markets. This agreement

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TERMINALFOUR Secures €4.2 Million in New Business Wins in 2017

    TERMINALFOUR Secures €4.2 Million in New Business Wins in 2017

TERMINALFOUR, the leading provider of Digital Marketing and Web Content Management Solutions to higher education, won €4.2 million worth of

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Groundsman Industries Sets Growth Plans in Motion

    Groundsman Industries Sets Growth Plans in Motion

Ballymoney-based Groundsman Industries is investing over £220,000 in additional resources to meet a growing demand for its products across Great Britain and

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