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Putting the Science into Irish Beer and Spirits With a Brewing and Distilling Degree

    Putting the Science into Irish Beer and Spirits With a Brewing and Distilling Degree
The Irish brewing and distilling industry has undergone a resurgence in recent years as global consumer demand for novel beverages has increased. In response, Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) introduced
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Gamma Location Intelligence Launches Perilfinder™ Platform in the UK

    Gamma Location Intelligence Launches Perilfinder™ Platform in the UK
Gamma Location Intelligence, the leading location intelligence services provider in Ireland, is launching its Perilfinder™ software platform in the UK and projects the move to generate €3 million in new
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Electric Ireland Signs €60 Million Supply Contract

    Electric Ireland Signs €60 Million Supply Contract
Electric Ireland has announced a new contract with the Office of Government Procurement worth over €60 million to supply electricity to Government bodies and security services across Ireland over the next three years.
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Quintain Launches Irish Subsidiary to Develop More Than 9,000 Homes

    Quintain Launches Irish Subsidiary to Develop More Than 9,000 Homes
Quintain, the London-based developer, has established a subsidiary in Ireland with plans to develop more than 9,000 new homes and 600,000 sq ft of commercial space. The newly incorporated business,
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Ambitious Female Entrepreneurs Sought For New Cycle of Development Programme

    Ambitious Female Entrepreneurs Sought For New Cycle of Development Programme
The call is now open for ambitious female entrepreneurs who are looking to scale their businesses to join the latest cycle of Going for Growth, the award-winning business development programme.
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Computer Recycling Company AMI Targets €10.5 Million Revenue by 2021

    Computer Recycling Company AMI Targets €10.5 Million Revenue by 2021
AMI, Ireland's leading secure IT recycling company, has announced that it is targeting growing group revenues €10.5 million by 2021. The company has more than doubled its business in the
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€40 Million EIB Backing For An Post Transformation

    €40 Million EIB Backing For An Post Transformation
A new €40 million, 10-year European Investment Bank (EIB) loan to An Post has been formally announced in Dublin. More than €82 million of new investment by An Post over
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New EU Report Assesses the Use of Blockchain Technologies in Finance, Trade and Public Service

    New EU Report Assesses the Use of Blockchain Technologies in Finance, Trade and Public Service

The European Commission’s science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre, has published a new flagship report exploring the challenges and impacts of distributed ledger technologies. The report ‘Blockchain now and tomorrow’ offers

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Consumer Confidence Helps Grocery Retailers Cash In

    Consumer Confidence Helps Grocery Retailers Cash In
The latest figures from Kantar show that the Irish grocery market remains buoyant, with growth accelerating to 3.3% in the 12 weeks to 6 October 2019.  As the Brexit deadline looms, shoppers
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National Project Awards Shortlist Announced

    National Project Awards Shortlist Announced
The Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) has revealed its shortlist of contenders for this year's National Project Awards, held in partnership with PwC. From developing state-of-the-art automated solutions
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OpenSky Launches New Innovation & Research Division With €1 Million Investment

    OpenSky Launches New Innovation & Research Division With €1 Million Investment
OpenSky, Ireland’s leading GovTech transformation specialist which provides automated solutions to public sector bodies, has launched its new Research Projects Division. Headquartered in Naas, Co Kildare, OpenSky plans to invest in
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Schur®Star Packs GMP Approved Medicinal Cannabis in White Room Conditions

    Schur®Star Packs GMP Approved Medicinal Cannabis in White Room Conditions
Pre-made bags in combination with flexibility, simplicity and white room compatibility of the Schur®Star Packaging Machine convinced one of Europe’s major producers of medicinal cannabis to go for the Schur®Star Concept
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Two New Equity Funds For Investments in Innovative SMEs

    Two New Equity Funds For Investments in Innovative SMEs
Invest Northern Ireland has launched two new Equity Funds offering investments to innovative high growth potential SMEs. The TechStart II Seed Fund and Crescent Capital IV Development Fund have been
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First Decline in Construction Activity Since August 2013

    First Decline in Construction Activity Since August 2013
The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – fell to 48.3 in September from 53.7 in August and marked
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Irish SMEs Struggling More With Rising Costs Than International Competitors

    Irish SMEs Struggling More With Rising Costs Than International Competitors
Small businesses around the world have described rising costs as their greatest challenge, and the problem is particularly acute in Ireland, where 49% of SMEs cited it as the major
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Enet to Open New €1 Million HQ Facility in Limerick

    Enet to Open New €1 Million HQ Facility in Limerick
Enet, Ireland’s largest wholesale, open-access network provider, is investing €1 million in a new state-of-the-art headquarters facility in Limerick. The business, which has offices in Limerick and Dublin, will move
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Europe’s Circular Economy Still in its Infancy

    Europe’s Circular Economy Still in its Infancy

Circular material use can minimise waste and resource extraction, improve resource efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and contribute to conserving biodiversity. However, according to a newly published European Environment Agency

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Multi-million Energy Services Fund For NI Firms Unveiled

    Multi-million Energy Services Fund For NI Firms Unveiled

Businesses across Northern Ireland are set to benefit from a new three million pound energy services fund aimed at helping them slash overheads and cut their carbon footprint. Spearheaded by InterTradeIreland

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Texas Health and Public Safety Software Firm to Create 120 Jobs

    Texas Health and Public Safety Software Firm to Create 120 Jobs

ESO, a Texas-based, mission-driven software firm, is establishing an engineering centre in Belfast, which will create 120 jobs. The company’s mission is to improve community health and safety through the

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CLS Marks 25-year Anniversary With 100 New Jobs

    CLS Marks 25-year Anniversary With 100 New Jobs

Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS), Ireland’s largest privately-owned contract laboratory, is celebrating 25 years in business with the creation of 100 new jobs over the next two years as the MedTech sector continues

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ESB to Roll Out Pilot Projects With Five International Start-ups as Part of Global Energy Programme

    ESB to Roll Out Pilot Projects With Five International Start-ups as Part of Global Energy Programme

ESB is to trial pilot projects with five international energy start-ups, cementing its commitment to delivering value-driven solutions for a low-carbon world. The start-ups – ev.energy (UK), Solandeo (Germany), Akselos

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Kevin Holland Appointed Chief Executive of Invest Northern Ireland

    Kevin Holland Appointed Chief Executive of Invest Northern Ireland

Invest Northern Ireland has announced the appointment of Kevin Holland (pictured) as Chief Executive to replace Alastair Hamilton who is stepping down from the role after ten years in the

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EY Announces Plans for 600 New Jobs Across Island of Ireland

    EY Announces Plans for 600 New Jobs Across Island of Ireland

EY has announced its plans to create 600 new jobs adding to its current headcount of 3,076 on the island of Ireland. This announcement will bring the headcount in EY

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Continuation of Help-to-Buy Scheme in Budget 2020 Welcomed

    Continuation of Help-to-Buy Scheme in Budget 2020 Welcomed

The continuation of the Help-to-Buy Scheme in the 2020 Budget has been welcomed by Property Industry Ireland, Brokers Ireland, EY

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Kepak Becomes First European Meat Processor to Access $122 Billion US Burger Market

    Kepak Becomes First European Meat Processor to Access $122 Billion US Burger Market

Kepak Group, a  family owned Irish company and one of Europe’s leading food innovators, has become the first ever European

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Simplified Motion Series electric drives from Festo are easy to use – just plug and work

    Simplified Motion Series electric drives from Festo are easy to use – just plug and work

Solving simple motion tasks electrically is now possible with the Simplified Motion Series from Festo. The electric drive series combines

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Leading US Insurance Company to Create Technology and Cybersecurity Innovation Centre in Northern Ireland

    Leading US Insurance Company to Create Technology and Cybersecurity Innovation Centre in Northern Ireland

Aflac Incorporated, a US-based insurance company with business in the United States and Japan, plans to create 150 jobs as

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Classic Mineral Water to Invest £3.7 Million and Triple Workforce

    Classic Mineral Water to Invest £3.7 Million and Triple Workforce

Lurgan-based Classic Mineral Water is investing over £3.7 million in its soft drinks manufacturing business, to drive growth. This will

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Finalists Announced For Innovation Awards 2019

    Finalists Announced For Innovation Awards 2019

The search for the most innovative business in Ireland is one step closer following the announcement of the shortlist of

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New Head at Unilever Ireland

    New Head at Unilever Ireland

Emily Pittman (pictured) has been appointed Vice President and General Manager for Unilever Ireland. Based at the company’s head office

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MetaCompliance to Create 70 Jobs in Latest Derry Expansion

    MetaCompliance to Create 70 Jobs in Latest Derry Expansion

Technology firm MetaCompliance is investing over £4.5 million to create 70 jobs as it looks to capitalise on demand in

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Irish Spirits Exports Increase by 10%

    Irish Spirits Exports Increase by 10%

Irish spirits exports exceeded €1 billion for the first time in 2018. The value of spirits exports from Ireland increased

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2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards Open For Entry

    2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards Open For Entry

Established in order to recognise excellence and raise standards across Ireland’s manufacturing industry and its associated supply chains, the 2020

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Only 46% of Small Business Owners Perceive Themselves to Have Good or Expert Knowledge of Financial Literacy

    Only 46% of Small Business Owners Perceive Themselves to Have Good or Expert Knowledge of Financial Literacy

The Small Firms Association (SFA) has launched the ‘Financial literacy amongst Irish micro, small and medium-sized businesses’ report, in collaboration

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InvoiceFair Wins Most Disruptive Fintech Award at 2019 Deloitte Financial Services Innovation Awards

    InvoiceFair Wins Most Disruptive Fintech Award at 2019 Deloitte Financial Services Innovation Awards

InvoiceFair, which has developed an innovative trading platform to enable SMEs access fast and flexible working capital finance, has won

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Ibec Welcomes New President

    Ibec Welcomes New President

Pat McCann, CEO of Dalata Hotel Group plc, is the new President of Ibec for 2019-2020. Pat McCann is a

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Cavan and Limerick Companies Take Top Honours at National Q Mark Awards

    Cavan and Limerick Companies Take Top Honours at National Q Mark Awards

Manor Farm in Cavan and Roadbridge in Limerick have been named as national winners at The National Q Mark Awards

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Invest NI Opens New London Hub

    Invest NI Opens New London Hub

Invest Northern Ireland has opened a new trade, investment and innovation hub in London city to support Northern Ireland businesses

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