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€22 Million Funding For New Bio-economy Research Project Led by Glanbia Ireland

    €22 Million Funding For New Bio-economy Research Project Led by Glanbia Ireland

The European Commission has announced €22 million in funding for a new bio-economy research project to be led by Glanbia Ireland. The project, called AgriChemWhey, will receive €22 million in

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Fluent Technology Invests in R&D and Job Creation to Drive Export Sales

    Fluent Technology Invests in R&D and Job Creation to Drive Export Sales

Belfast-based software firm Fluent Technology is creating 18 new jobs to help grow sales in Great Britain and Europe. The indigenous software company specialises in grant management software (GMS) for private and

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Walkers Oven Baked Potato Snacks and Snack a Jacks Launch New Strand Sponsorship

    Walkers Oven Baked Potato Snacks and Snack a Jacks Launch New Strand Sponsorship

Walkers Oven Baked Potato Snacks and Snack a Jacks, part of PepsiCo’s ‘Better For You’ range, have teamed up with TV3’s flagship entertainment and lifestyle programme, Xposé to announce an

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University of Limerick Launches Robot For Use in Marine Renewable Energy Sector

    University of Limerick Launches Robot For Use in Marine Renewable Energy Sector

University of Limerick (UL) recently unveiled a unique €2 million underwater robot at the docks in Limerick city. The Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) was officially launched by Minister of State

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Major Export Deal Helps BM Steel Fabrications Double Workforce and Triple Turnover

    Major Export Deal Helps BM Steel Fabrications Double Workforce and Triple Turnover

Newry-based steel fabrication company, BM Steel has won its first business in Holland & Great Britain, estimated to be worth £800,000 in its first year. The contract is a joint

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The National Construction Summit 2018 Opens This Wednesday, 2nd May, at Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – Register Now

    The National Construction Summit 2018 Opens This Wednesday, 2nd May, at Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – Register Now

Time is running out to register to attend the 2018 National Construction Summit being held this Wednesday (2nd May) at the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin. The event is expected to

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Conor O’Loughlin of Glofox is Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur For 2018

    Conor O’Loughlin of Glofox is Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur For 2018

A 35 year old former Connacht Rugby star from Athlone was named Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) for 2018 at the recent National Final in Dublin. Conor O’Loughlin and his company Glofox took home the

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Datapac Celebrates 150th Work Placement Student and Extends Programme

    Datapac Celebrates 150th Work Placement Student and Extends Programme

Datapac, the Irish technology solutions and services provider, has announced that 150 students have now participated in its work placement programme since it launched in 2004, and that it is

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Amarenco Successful in French Energy Auction

    Amarenco Successful in French Energy Auction

Amarenco Solar, in its own capacity and through its partnership with Total Solar was number one in the recent French Tariff Auctions for Solar Barns, winning more than the competition.  

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Ornua Appoints Chief Executive Designate

    Ornua Appoints Chief Executive Designate

The Board of Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has appointed John Jordan as Chief Executive Designate. John Jordan will assume the role of Chief Executive on 30

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Maxol Launches First Insomnia Coffee Drive-Thru

    Maxol Launches First Insomnia Coffee Drive-Thru

Maxol, Ireland’s leading family owned forecourt and convenience retailer, recently invested €350,000 at Maxol Ballycoolin to create Ireland’s first dedicated drive-thru Insomnia coffee offering. The recently expanded new offer saw

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Robots Create Jobs, According to New Research

    Robots Create Jobs, According to New Research

At 309 units per 10,000 employees, robot density in German manufacturing industry is the third highest worldwide. At the same time, the number of people employed in Germany reached 44

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National Survey Highlights Challenges Facing Irish Projects

    National Survey Highlights Challenges Facing Irish Projects

The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI), the largest professional organisation for project managers in Ireland with over 1,300 members, has released its inaugural Annual Index Survey. The national survey

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Calor Begins a New Era of Energy in Ireland

    Calor Begins a New Era of Energy in Ireland

Calor Gas, Ireland’s longest established supplier of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), has launched Ireland’s first certified renewable LPG for homes and businesses. Calor BioLPG will be available throughout Ireland and

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Musgrave Agrees €5 Million Export Deal

    Musgrave Agrees €5 Million Export Deal

Musgrave Group, Ireland’s leading food retail and wholesale company, has announced an export deal worth €5 million with Alosra, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s leading high-end supermarket. Alosra is the grocery retail

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€900,000 Funding For New Smart Dublin Solutions

    €900,000 Funding For New Smart Dublin Solutions

Smart Dublin is an initiative of the four Dublin Local Authorities to engage with smart technology providers, researchers and citizens to solve challenges and improve city life.  Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Seeks Views on Future of Ballyogan, Stepaside, Carrickmines and Leopardstown

    Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Seeks Views on Future of Ballyogan, Stepaside, Carrickmines and Leopardstown

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has commenced a 6 week pre-draft public consultation process on a new Local Area Plan (LAP) for Ballyogan and Environs. Following this consultation period, a draft LAP

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Ecocem Rebrands

    Ecocem Rebrands

Ecocem Ireland and Ecocem GB have launched a new brand. Ecocem is Europe’s largest independent specialist producer of GGBS (Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag) cement with a capacity of 2.4 million tonnes.

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€2.1 Billion to Boost Venture Capital Investment in Europe’s Innovative Start-ups

    €2.1 Billion to Boost Venture Capital Investment in Europe’s Innovative Start-ups

The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) have launched a Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds programme (VentureEU) to boost investment in innovative start-up and scale-up companies across Europe. Europe

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Economic Déjà Vu as Market Positivity Overshadows Ireland’s Vulnerability?

    Economic Déjà Vu  as Market Positivity Overshadows Ireland’s Vulnerability?

In the latest Friends First Economic Outlook report, Friends First Chief Economist, Jim Power, has warned of the potential dangers of allowing Ireland’s strong economic growth to overshadow the need

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Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government to Open National Construction Summit – 2nd May, 2018 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

    Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government to Open National Construction Summit – 2nd May, 2018 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin

Eoghan Murphy TD, the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, will make the opening address at the 2018 National Construction Summit, being held on Wednesday, 2nd May at the

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Government Funding of €10 Million For Energy Efficiency Design Projects

    Government Funding of €10 Million For Energy Efficiency Design Projects

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is now accepting applications from organisations planning an investment in a new design project or major energy upgrade. The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment

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Equinix’s Brenden Rawle announced as Director of Interconnection across EMEA

Equinix’s Brenden Rawle announced as Director of Interconnection across EMEA Appointment will drive the adoption of interconnection across EMEA as businesses look to digitally transform 9th April, 2018 — Equinix,

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Irish Grocery Market Fends Off the Beast from the East

    Irish Grocery Market Fends Off the Beast from the East

The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, for the 12 weeks ending 25 March 2018, show that the

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Hourly Labour Costs Ranged From €4.9 to €42.5 across the EU Member States in 2017

    Hourly Labour Costs Ranged From €4.9 to €42.5 across the EU Member States in 2017

In 2017, average hourly labour costs in the whole economy (excluding agriculture and public administration) were estimated to be €26.8

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Irish Gin Producers Aim to Treble Sales to 5 Million Bottles by 2022

    Irish Gin Producers Aim to Treble Sales to 5 Million Bottles by 2022

Irish gin producers want to treble sales by 2022, with the aim to sell 5 million bottles or 400,000 9-litre

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Hi-Spirits Ireland to Distribute Paddy Whiskey

    Hi-Spirits Ireland to Distribute Paddy Whiskey

Hi-Spirits Ireland is to take over the distribution of Paddy Whiskey in the Irish market from July 1st 2018. Until the handover date,

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Discover Innovative Energy Saving Solutions at SEAI’s Energy Show 2018

    Discover Innovative Energy Saving Solutions at SEAI’s Energy Show 2018

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Energy Show, Ireland’s leading business energy event returns to the RDS on Wednesday, 18 April

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Dublin Docklands Makes Space For a New Way to Work

    Dublin Docklands Makes Space For a New Way to Work

International creative workspace provider Spaces has announced its first Irish centre at Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, in Dublin’s Docklands. Spaces takes over 77SJRQ, a six-storey

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Diaceutics Raises €4.3 Million to Support Global Expansion

    Diaceutics Raises €4.3 Million to Support Global Expansion

Irish company, Diaceutics, the diagnostic commercialisation company that improves patient outcomes via better diagnostic testing, has raised €4.3 million in new

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65% of Irish Businesses Have Not Reviewed Their Supply Chains to Gauge Brexit Impact

    65% of Irish Businesses Have Not Reviewed Their Supply Chains to Gauge Brexit Impact

65% of Irish businesses have not reviewed their supply chain to identify current business relationships that might be negatively impacted

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Ricoh Ireland to double sales team in ambitious commercial expansion programme

Ricoh Ireland to expand sales division Success of new services lines behind growth plans Dublin, 5th April 2018 – Ricoh

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New Project to Reduce Costs and Underwater Noise in Offshore Wind Construction

    New Project to Reduce Costs and Underwater Noise in Offshore Wind Construction

The Carbon Trust has announced the launch of BLUE PILOT, a large-scale demonstration project aimed at reducing costs and underwater noise

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ABP Acquires Third Anaerobic Digestion Facility

    ABP Acquires Third Anaerobic Digestion Facility

ABP Food Group’s Renewables Division, Olleco, has announced the acquisition of an anaerobic digestion (AD) facility at Westcott Park, Buckinghamshire

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Teeling Whiskey Takes Over at World Whiskies Awards 2018

    Teeling Whiskey Takes Over at World Whiskies Awards 2018

Dublin-based Teeling Whiskey has taken the top prize in four categories at the 2018 World Whiskies Awards. Teeling Whiskey’s innovative

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Board Game Manufacturer Backspindle Games Kick-starts Global Ambition

    Board Game Manufacturer Backspindle Games Kick-starts Global Ambition

Backspindle Games in Newtownards is implementing a Kickstarter campaign for its MourneQuest board game targeting the international hobby market. The MourneQuest

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How to Make European Tech Companies Thrive

    How to Make European Tech Companies Thrive

An EU-wide database that pulls together all available information on financing for European tech companies; that is one of the

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Datapac and Swappsi Streamline Services and Cut Costs For Ireland’s Education and Training Boards

    Datapac and Swappsi Streamline Services and Cut Costs For Ireland’s Education and Training Boards

Datapac, Ireland’s leading technology solutions and services provider, has announced that, together with its software partner Swappsi, it has developed

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Government Opens €300 Million Brexit Loan Scheme For Applications

    Government Opens €300 Million Brexit Loan Scheme For Applications

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed TD, and

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New General Manager For Opel Ireland

    New General Manager For Opel Ireland

Gillian Whittall (pictured) has been appointed as the new General Manager of Opel Ireland, effective April 1, 2018. Gillian joined Opel

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Entrepreneurs See Opportunities Amongst the Risks One Year Out From Brexit

    Entrepreneurs See Opportunities Amongst the Risks One Year Out From Brexit

With one year to go until Brexit, 62% of Irish entrepreneurs see business opportunities among the risks, according to research

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