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New Cruise Terminal Opens in Belfast Harbour

    New Cruise Terminal Opens in Belfast Harbour

Cruise Belfast – the partnership between Belfast Harbour and Visit Belfast – has opened the first dedicated cruise terminal on the island of Ireland to cater for Belfast’s growing popularity

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Extend the Strategic Housing Development Scheme – Ibec

    Extend the Strategic Housing Development Scheme – Ibec

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has called for the extension of the Strategic Housing Development scheme. Aidan Sweeney, Ibec Senior Public Sector and Regulatory Executive, said: “Housing is a critical part

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Aurivo Opens New Dryer as Part of €48 Million Investment Programme

    Aurivo Opens New Dryer as Part of €48 Million Investment Programme

Aurivo, which is one of Ireland’s leading co-operatives, with businesses in Consumer Foods, Dairy Ingredients, Retail Stores, Animal Feeds, and Livestock Trading, has opened a new dryer at its site

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Creative Composites Invests £11 Million in State-of-the-art Manufacturing Facility

    Creative Composites Invests £11 Million in State-of-the-art Manufacturing Facility

Lisburn-based Creative Composites Ltd is investing £11 million in new machinery and expansion of its facilities to capitalise on growth opportunities for composite components. 132 new jobs are also being

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Dawn Meats Reports Significant Progress Towards 2025 Sustainability Goals

    Dawn Meats Reports Significant Progress Towards 2025 Sustainability Goals

Dawn Meats, one of Europe’s leading meat processors, has cut its CO2 emissions by 33% just four years into a ten-year strategy to reduce the company’s environmental impact. Publishing its

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Comtrade Digital Services Announces AI Energy Storage Partnership

    Comtrade Digital Services Announces AI Energy Storage Partnership

Comtrade Digital Services, the leading provider of software engineering services and solutions, has announced a partnership with STEM which allows the global leader to pair energy storage with AI to

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Strong Performance in Irish Knowledge Transfer System With New Licences Up 33% in 2018

    Strong Performance in Irish Knowledge Transfer System With New Licences Up 33% in 2018

Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI), the State body that works to make it easier for businesses to access publicly-funded research, has launched its 2018 Review and the findings of its Annual

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Lidl Opens 200th Store on the Island of Ireland

    Lidl Opens 200th Store on the Island of Ireland

Lidl has opened its 200th store on the island of Ireland. The new state-of-the-art store, located in Tullamore, County Offaly, brings the total number of Lidl employees on the island of

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Lagan Investment’s Acquires Majority Stake in GB Business

    Lagan Investment’s Acquires Majority Stake in GB Business

Lagan Investments, the investment vehicle formed following the sale of Kevin Lagan’s building materials business to Breedon in 2018, has acquired a majority stake in Frame-Tech Structures Ltd, a manufacturer

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Online Fraud Exceeding €3 Million Halted in Ireland and Finland

    Online Fraud Exceeding €3 Million Halted in Ireland and Finland

An organised crime group involved in extended online fraud and money laundering in several European countries was targeted by the Irish and Finish national authorities with Eurojust’s support. A coordinated

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Food & Drink Start-ups Encouraged to Enter Food Works Accelerator Programme Supports Valued at Over €50,000

    Food & Drink Start-ups Encouraged to Enter Food Works Accelerator Programme Supports Valued at Over €50,000

Food Works, an initiative of Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland and Teagasc, is calling on food and drink entrepreneurs throughout the country to apply for its 2020 programme. The supports offered

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‘Real-time’ Data Streaming Technology Firm Chooses Belfast For New Technology Hub

    ‘Real-time’ Data Streaming Technology Firm Chooses Belfast For New Technology Hub

London- and Silicon Valley-based Push Technology is setting up a new eight person technology support centre in Northern Ireland, to augment the company’s global expansion plans. Push Technology specialises in real-time

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OpenSky Partners With UiPath to Help Irish Public Sector Leverage Robotic Process Automation

    OpenSky Partners With UiPath to Help Irish Public Sector Leverage Robotic Process Automation

OpenSky, the Irish GovTech transformation specialist which provides process automated solutions to public sector bodies, has partnered with UiPath, the leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company. Through this strategic partnership, OpenSky will

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AxFlow Holding Acquires Induchem Group in Ireland

    AxFlow Holding Acquires Induchem Group in Ireland

AxFlow Holding, the international fluid handling group that is active in all European markets, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand, has acquired the Irish Induchem Group, the specialist provider of fluid

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Irish Tech Firm Makes Global 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant For Mobile Marketing Platforms

    Irish Tech Firm Makes Global 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant For Mobile Marketing Platforms

Dublin-based mobile technology business, Xtremepush, has become the first Irish-owned tech firm to earn a place on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms. Established in 2014 by tech

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Innovation Zed and SIRMA Medical Systems Sign Global Partnership

    Innovation Zed and SIRMA Medical Systems Sign Global Partnership

Innovation Zed, an Irish medtech company, has signed a global partnership and data integration agreement with SIRMA Medical Systems. As a result of this new partnership the companies will pursue

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Restaurant Management Platform Toast Expands to New Office in Dublin

    Restaurant Management Platform Toast Expands to New Office in Dublin

Toast, the fastest-growing restaurant management platform in the US, has opened its new office in Dublin and officially announced plans to grow its headcount by adding 120 new roles focused on

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Stryker and RCSI Collaborate to Drive Digital Healthcare Innovation

    Stryker and RCSI Collaborate to Drive Digital Healthcare Innovation

Stryker, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, has announced the opening of its Digital Platform Services Centre of Excellence in Dublin, Ireland, and a strategic collaboration with RCSI (Royal

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The Licencing of FinTech Firms Across Europe

    The Licencing of FinTech Firms Across Europe

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets’ regulator, has published a report on the status of licencing regimes of FinTech firms across the European Union (EU).  The report is

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MessageBird Opens New Office in Dublin

    MessageBird Opens New Office in Dublin

MessageBird, the Amsterdam-based cloud communications platform company, is expanding its European operations with a new office in Dublin. Led by former Salesforce and Oracle executive, Roberto Marzo, the new office

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Signing of the Ireland-China MOU to Promote Science, Technology and Innovation Co-operation

    Signing of the Ireland-China MOU to Promote Science, Technology and Innovation Co-operation

A revised Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote science, technology and innovation cooperation between Ireland and China has been signed. The revised MOU between the Department of Business, Enterprise and

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Colm McLoughlin Honoured at Aviation Industry Awards in Ireland

    Colm McLoughlin Honoured at Aviation Industry Awards in Ireland

At a glittering industry gathering that attracted over 300 senior aviation executives in Ireland, Dubai Duty Free’s Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Colm McLoughlin, was presented with the Outstanding Contribution

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Irish Hotel Sector at a Turning Point

    Irish Hotel Sector at a Turning Point

Crowe, Ireland’s leading accountancy practice and advisors to the Irish hotel sector, has launched the 24th edition of Ireland’s most comprehensive annual analysis of the Irish hotel sector. The Crowe Ireland Annual Hotel

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Major New SME Policy

    Major New SME Policy

The Government is developing a major new policy on SMEs and entrepreneurship under Future Jobs Ireland, the new plan to prepare

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ABP Food Group Wins World’s Best Fillet Steak

    ABP Food Group Wins World’s Best Fillet Steak

ABP Food Group, the largest beef processor in Ireland and the UK, was the winner of the World’s Best Fillet

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Plans Unveiled For Custom House Quay Development in Cork

    Plans Unveiled For Custom House Quay Development in Cork

Development management firm Tower Holdings Group has released details for the redevelopment and revitalisation of the historic Custom House Quay

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Finalists Announced For 2019 Irish Food & Drink Business Awards

    Finalists Announced For 2019 Irish Food & Drink Business Awards

The finalists have been announced for the 2019 Irish Food & Drink Business Awards. The prestigious awards programme, which was

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Potato Partnership Powers Success

    Potato Partnership Powers Success

Teagasc and IPM Potato Group (IPM) have been collaborating since the early 1970s when they first formed a partnership to

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Completion of €233 Million Center Parcs Longford Forest Project

    Completion of €233 Million Center Parcs Longford Forest Project

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, has officially marked the completion of the landmark €233 million forest resort – Center Parcs

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Takeda Ireland Opens New Innovative Manufacturing Site in Dublin

    Takeda Ireland Opens New Innovative Manufacturing Site in Dublin

Takeda Ireland, a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd, has officially opened a new cutting-edge manufacturing facility at its site

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Over €100 Million Available For Projects Under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

    Over €100 Million Available For Projects Under Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund

The Government recently held a flagship event on the impact of technological change on Irish businesses. The event saw the

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Lidl to Invest €1 Million in Ireland’s Largest Ever Installation of Solar Panels

    Lidl to Invest €1 Million in Ireland’s Largest Ever Installation of Solar Panels

Lidl has welcomed a grant of planning from Kildare County Council for the installation of energy-saving solar panels at its

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Limerick Wins European Green City Award

    Limerick Wins European Green City Award

Limerick has won the title of European Green Leaf 2020 for smaller cities along with the Belgian city of Mechelen.

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Dale Farm Delivers Double-digit Profit Growth and a Leading Milk Price

    Dale Farm Delivers Double-digit Profit Growth and a Leading Milk Price

Northern Ireland-based Dale Farm, the largest UK farmer-owned dairy co-operative, has announced significant increases in profit, return on capital employed

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ESB Networks Announces Initial Roll Out Locations For Ireland’s Electricity Meter Upgrade Programme

    ESB Networks Announces Initial Roll Out Locations For Ireland’s Electricity Meter Upgrade Programme

ESB Networks has announced the initial locations in 2019 to benefit from the upgrade of Ireland’s electricity meters to modern

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Bibby Financial Services Ireland and SBCI Launch New Trade Finance Product

    Bibby Financial Services Ireland and SBCI Launch New Trade Finance Product

A new Trade Finance product that allows businesses to buy, receive and sell goods before needing to pay for them

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Lynk Increases its Number of Hybrid Electric Taxis to 250 Vehicles

    Lynk Increases its Number of Hybrid Electric Taxis to 250 Vehicles

Lynk, Dublin’s taxi booking app, has increased its fleet of hybrid electric vehicles to 250, as it continues to reduce

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Late Summer Fails to Dampen Growth For Groceries

    Late Summer Fails to Dampen Growth For Groceries

Summer may have been late to arrive to Ireland, but new figures from Kantar show that the grocery market has

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Dowds Group to Create 68 New Jobs in Construction Sector

    Dowds Group to Create 68 New Jobs in Construction Sector

Ballymoney-based Dowds Group, a mechanical, electrical, facilities management and build contractor, has announced that it will create 68 new jobs

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Energia Group Announces Over €3 Billion Renewable Energy Investment Programme For Ireland

    Energia Group Announces Over €3 Billion Renewable Energy Investment Programme For Ireland

Energia Group, the major all-island energy provider and infrastructure investor across Renewable Technologies, Flexible Generation and Customer Solutions, will invest

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Brexit Preparedness at Food and Drink Firms Jumps to 93%

    Brexit Preparedness at Food and Drink Firms Jumps to 93%

Three years since the UK voted to exit the European Union, Brexit preparedness is widespread amongst Ireland’s food and drinks

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Two Irish Women Amongst Sky’s New Cohort of Women in Technology Scholars

    Two Irish Women Amongst Sky’s New Cohort of Women in Technology Scholars

Sky has announced its second cohort of Women in Technology Scholars, awarding five talented women a total of £125,000 (€140,000)

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Business Growth Catalyst for Oakland Distribution Launch

    Business Growth Catalyst for Oakland Distribution Launch

Growth has triggered UK and Ireland specialist multi temperature supply chain operator and responsible family business, Oakland International, to launch

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