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Pfizer to seek emergency US approval for Covid-19 vaccine in November

    Pfizer to seek emergency US approval for Covid-19 vaccine in November

Pfizer, the drugs maker company with two bases in Cork, will apply for emergency US approval of the Covid-19 vaccine it is developing as early as next month. Currently the

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Rockwell Automation and Microsoft Expand Partnership to Simplify Industrial Transformation

    Rockwell Automation and Microsoft Expand Partnership to Simplify Industrial Transformation

Rockwell Automation, Inc. and Microsoft Corp. have announced a five-year partnership expansion to develop integrated, market-ready solutions that help industrial customers improve digital agility through cloud technology. By combining each

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Guaranteed Irish House Online Listing Launched

    Guaranteed Irish House Online Listing Launched

The Government has Launched the Guaranteed Irish House online listing, the country’s first national listing of sustainable construction sector businesses based in Ireland. The new initiative by Guaranteed Irish offers

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EMC and Bosch Rexroth – A Partnership Profile

    EMC and Bosch Rexroth – A Partnership Profile

First introduced over 30 years ago, Bosch Rexroth’s high-performance aluminium system offers industry the most comprehensive range of products using its unique T-slot design.  The idea is appealingly simple, the

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RS introduces RS PRO Protective Measures kits and bundles to support businesses and their employees returning to work

    RS introduces RS PRO Protective Measures kits and bundles to support businesses and their employees returning to work

Bundled products from RS’ own-brand range enable businesses to take preventative health and safety measures at work during COVID-19 pandemic or to stay connected while working remotely RS has assembled

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Face masks developed in Ireland could help meat-plant workers

    Face masks developed in Ireland could help meat-plant workers

Face masks that allow people to work more safely in close proximity in Covid-rich environments such as intensive care units and meat plants have been developed by Irish researchers. The sealed mask, similar

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Up to 100 jobs to be created as MeiraGTx expand in Shannon

    Up to 100 jobs to be created as MeiraGTx expand in Shannon

MeiraGTx have announced they are to undergo a multi-million euro expansion in Shannon which will create up to 100 jobs in Co Clare. Shannon has been selected by the bio-pharmacy

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New life sciences manufacturing executive programme launches in Ireland

    New life sciences manufacturing executive programme launches in Ireland

Tangent, Trinity’s Ideas Workspace, has launched a professional development programme for life science companies to build a culture of creative thinking for digital transformation. The course will be offered online

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SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC LAUNCHES NEW DIGITAL PORTAL TO SUPPORT IRISH PARTNERS

    SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC LAUNCHES NEW DIGITAL PORTAL TO SUPPORT IRISH PARTNERS

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation, energy management, and automation, has announced the launch of its new partner portal (PRM) for its specifier partners in Ireland. The Irish electrical

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COUNTY CLARE MEDTECH MANUFACTURING SITE PRODUCING ANTIBODY TESTS FOR WORLDWIDE DETECTION OF COVID-19

    COUNTY CLARE MEDTECH MANUFACTURING SITE PRODUCING ANTIBODY TESTS FOR WORLDWIDE DETECTION OF COVID-19

A medical technology facility in Tulla, Co Clare is involved in the development of tests to detect coronavirus antibodies to track the spread geographically in real-time worldwide. The site is

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Ward Automation Sligo launches flexible robot cell automated for end-of-line inspection of syringes

    Ward Automation Sligo launches flexible robot cell automated for end-of-line inspection of syringes

For a global player in healthcare and pharmaceutical products, Ward Automation Sligo engineered and manufactured a compact and flexible robot cell for the end-of-line testing, labeling and palletizing of 36,000

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AIT Researchers Awarded €2 Million for Advanced R&D Equipment

    AIT Researchers Awarded €2 Million for Advanced R&D Equipment

Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) researchers have received €2 million from Enterprise Ireland’s Capital Fund for highly specialist equipment this past year.   Building on the phenomenal success of last

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Northern Ireland company rises to the challenges presented by Covid 19

    Northern Ireland company rises to the challenges presented by Covid 19

A practical but multifaceted portable hand washing station which will help in the protection against the coronavirus has been developed by a Northern Ireland manufacturing company. Jans Composites Ltd, based

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UCC INNOVATION ANNOUNCE EPI-RESTORE TECHNOLOGY AS AN ATTRACTIVE PROSPECT FOR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

    UCC INNOVATION ANNOUNCE EPI-RESTORE TECHNOLOGY AS AN ATTRACTIVE PROSPECT FOR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

July 1st 2020: UCC Innovation today announced EPI-RESTORE Technology is a most attractive prospect for Commercial Development. EPI-RESTORE is a cutting edge technology developed by APC Microbiome Ireland.  The lead inventors are

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Smart moves on the factory floor

    Smart moves on the factory floor

It’s all change in the manufacturing industry, with automation, artificial intelligence and augmented reality coming to the fore. Rockwell Automation is helping Irish manufacturers bring intelligence to the process Most

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PTC Extends Alliances with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to Accelerate Value of Digital Transformation for Manufacturers

    PTC Extends Alliances with Rockwell Automation and Microsoft to Accelerate Value of Digital Transformation for Manufacturers

  BOSTON — June 8, 2020 — PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), today announced Factory Insights as a Service, a turnkey cloud solution that enables manufacturers to achieve unprecedented impact, speed,

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Regeneron reaches 1,000 employees at Limerick facility

    Regeneron reaches 1,000 employees at Limerick facility

Regeneron has announced that it has reached a milestone of 1,000 employees at its Industrial Operations and Product Supply (IOPS) facility in Limerick. The biotechnology company acquired the former Dell

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doTERRA chooses Cork, Ireland for first manufacturing facility outside the United States

    doTERRA chooses Cork, Ireland for first manufacturing facility outside the United States

doTERRA, the world leader in essential oils and wellness products, is set to create up to 100 new jobs in the northern suburbs of Cork City over the next three

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Rockwell Automation Has Acquired ASEM, S.p.A, Broadening the Company’s Control & Visualization Offering

    Rockwell Automation Has Acquired ASEM, S.p.A, Broadening the Company’s Control & Visualization Offering

Rockwell Automation, Inc., a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation announced that it has completed the acquisition of ASEM, S.p.A., a leading provider of digital automation technologies based

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TFC launches new facility in Northern Ireland

    TFC launches new facility in Northern Ireland

TFC announced the launch of their newest facility, TFC Portadown. Set up to supply Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, the new site was established in just three months

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Softer Rise in Construction Activity Amid Storm Disruption

    Softer Rise in Construction Activity Amid Storm Disruption
The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted 50.6 in February, down slightly from 50.9 in January and
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2020 National Construction Summit Postponed Until 22nd October

    2020 National Construction Summit Postponed Until 22nd October
As a result of the uncertainty caused by the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the 6th annual National Construction Summit, which was scheduled to be held on Tuesday, 24th March 2020, will
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Construction Work Commences on New Dublin Railway Station

    Construction Work Commences on New Dublin Railway Station
Construction is now underway on the new Pelletstown Station in West Dublin. The newest station on the Iarnród Éireann network is situated between Ashtown and Broombridge stations and will serve the
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Winners of the Irish Planning Awards 2020

    Winners of the Irish Planning Awards 2020
The Irish Planning Institute (IPI) has announced the winners of the 2020 Planning Awards. Limerick City and County Council’s ‘Living
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National Construction Summit – 24th March 2020 – The National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin

    National Construction Summit – 24th March 2020 – The National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus in Dublin
The annual National Construction Summit is being held on Tuesday, 24th March 2020 at a new venue - the National
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EDF Group Moves into Ireland by Acquiring 50% of the Codling Offshore Wind Project

    EDF Group Moves into Ireland by Acquiring 50% of the Codling Offshore Wind Project
The EDF Group, the international integrated electricity giant, has bought a 50% interest in the Codling offshore wind farm project
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Major Milestone For Premier Inn as it Surpasses 1,000 Hotel Rooms in Ireland and Appoints New Development Manager

    Major Milestone For Premier Inn as it Surpasses 1,000 Hotel Rooms in Ireland and Appoints New Development Manager
Whitbread Plc, the owner of the Premier Inn hotel chain, is continuing to gain momentum in its expansion into Ireland
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Continued Rise in Construction Activity as New Order Growth Quickens to Seven-month High

    Continued Rise in Construction Activity as New Order Growth Quickens to Seven-month High
The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – posted
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Initiative Ireland to Expand Operations in Ireland and the UK

    Initiative Ireland to Expand Operations in Ireland and the UK
Initiative Ireland, the property finance and impact investment specialist, has announced that it plans to expand operations to fund the
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Hotel Outlook 2020

    Hotel Outlook 2020
Despite headwinds in terms of a higher VAT rate and Brexit uncertainty, the Irish hotel real estate market performed solidly
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Galway is a European Capital of Culture For 2020

    Galway is a European Capital of Culture For 2020
Galway and Rijeka in Croatia will hold the title of European Capital of Culture for one year. Galway is the
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Residential Prices in Dublin Will Grow by Maximum of 5% While New ‘Near Zero Energy Buildings’ Regulations Will Impact Construction Costs

    Residential Prices in Dublin Will Grow by Maximum of 5% While New ‘Near Zero Energy Buildings’ Regulations Will Impact Construction Costs
Uncertainty stemming from global events will be the key aspect of the Irish property investment market in 2020, according to
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Planning Application Submitted For Waterford North Quays Development

    Planning Application Submitted For Waterford North Quays Development
Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland has submitted its application for Planning Permission to Waterford City & County Council for the
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EIB Backs €35 Million Social and Climate Investment Across Cork County

    EIB Backs €35 Million Social and Climate Investment Across Cork County
The European Investment Bank has signed a €35 million loan agreement with Cork County Council to support the Council’s Social
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€20 Million Investment By JCD Group Boosts Blarney Business Park

    €20 Million Investment By JCD Group Boosts Blarney Business Park
The new owners of Blarney Business Park, JCD Group, have committed to a €10 million investment in the strategically important
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Lidl Opens New €100 Million Distribution Centre

    Lidl Opens New €100 Million Distribution Centre
Lidl has opened its new €100 million Distribution Centre in Newbridge, County Kildare. The state-of-the-art facility, which represents the single
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£3 Million Development to Boost Tourism in Castlewellan

    £3 Million Development to Boost Tourism in Castlewellan
County Down retail company, Fresh Food Centres, is investing over £3 million to redevelop a former Castlewellan Guest House into
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Planning Application Lodged For Major Cork City Centre Residential Development

    Planning Application Lodged For Major Cork City Centre Residential Development
JCD Group has formally lodged its planning application with An Bord Pleanála to construct a large-scale residential 'build to rent'
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Dramatic Changes For First-time House Buyers Not a Good Trend

    Dramatic Changes For First-time House Buyers Not a Good Trend
The most recent Central Bank Household Credit Market Report reveals the very dramatic changes underway, particularly for first-time buyers (FTBs),
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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
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New CEO at Ronan Group Real Estate

    New CEO at Ronan Group Real Estate

Ronan Group Real Estate has announced the appointment of Rory Williams (pictured) as its new CEO. In his new role,

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Maynooth University Receives €25 Million Capital Grant From Government For New ‘Technology Society and Innovation Project’

    Maynooth University Receives €25 Million Capital Grant From Government For New ‘Technology Society and Innovation Project’

Maynooth University has welcomed a capital grant of €25 million from Government for a major new building project to support

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Plans For Revamping Disused Buildings, a New Town Square, and a Cultural Corridor Announced

    Plans For Revamping Disused Buildings, a New Town Square, and a Cultural Corridor Announced

Re-purposing disused buildings, a revamped town square and a new cultural corridor are just three of the six projects which

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Affordability and Uncertainty Push Irish Property Price Inflation Lower

    Affordability and Uncertainty Push Irish Property Price Inflation Lower

Irish house price inflation eased further to 2.0% in June from 2.6% in July. The annual increase in June is the slowest

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€100 Million Redevelopment of Former Home of Smithwick’s Brewery in Kilkenny Commences

    €100 Million Redevelopment of Former Home of Smithwick’s Brewery in Kilkenny Commences

Mythen Construction has broken ground on the prestigious new development at Abbey Quarter in the centre of Kilkenny. The breaking

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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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Tourism Boost For Northern Ireland as Ballycastle Gains New Four Star Hotel

    Tourism Boost For Northern Ireland as Ballycastle Gains New Four Star Hotel

A new four star hotel, The Salthouse, is to open on the Dunamallaght Road in Ballycastle, just in time for

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Belfast Harbour Awards Largest Ever Contract to Local Construction Company

    Belfast Harbour Awards Largest Ever Contract to Local Construction Company

At £50 million, City Quays 3, which will accommodate 1,800 people, represents Belfast Harbour’s largest development project to date and

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Dublin City Council Approves First Climate Change Action Plan

    Dublin City Council Approves First Climate Change Action Plan

Dublin City Council’s elected members have approved the Climate Change Action Plan 2019-2024. Climate change poses significant risks and challenges

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€600 Million of Investment in Irish Property in Q1 2019

    €600 Million of Investment in Irish Property in Q1 2019

Latest research from JLL, which tracks national investment deals greater than €1 million, indicates that total volumes for Ireland’s investment

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Key Advisor Line-up For Waterford North Quays and Michael Street Development Projects

    Key Advisor Line-up For Waterford North Quays and Michael Street Development Projects

Falcon Real Estate Development Ireland, the company that is backing the Waterford North Quays and Michael Street development projects, has

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Irish Builders Face Cost Hikes in UK Materials

    Irish Builders Face Cost Hikes in UK Materials

The vast majority of building materials used in the Irish construction sector are either sourced in the UK or enter

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Chronic Under-investment in Regional Infrastructure Placing Economic Growth at Risk

    Chronic Under-investment in Regional Infrastructure Placing Economic Growth at Risk

Over 300 delegates attended the recent Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute’s (PMI) sold-out annual national conference in Cork. The

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Guinness Enterprise Centre Announces €10 Million Expansion For Dublin

    Guinness Enterprise Centre Announces €10 Million Expansion For Dublin

The Guinness Enterprise Centre has unveiled an ambitious development plan for its landmark building on Taylor’s Lane in Dublin 8.

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Launch of 182,500 sq ft Seamark Building Marks Completion of Dublin 4 Redevelopment Project

    Launch of 182,500 sq ft Seamark Building Marks Completion of Dublin 4 Redevelopment Project

Chartered Land has announced that the major €45 million transformation of the eight storey 182,500 sq ft Seamark Building at

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‘Clerys Quarter’ to Regenerate Dublin’s O’Connell Street

    ‘Clerys Quarter’ to Regenerate Dublin’s O’Connell Street

Europa Capital, the pan-European investment manager, and its local partners, Core Capital and Oakmount, have launched ‘Clerys Quarter’, one of

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Highest Number Ever Employed in Multinational Sector

    Highest Number Ever Employed in Multinational Sector

IDA Ireland, which is responsible for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) to the county, has announced that employment levels in

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The Digital Hub to Progress Plans For Digital Technology Quarter During 2019

    The Digital Hub to Progress Plans For Digital Technology Quarter During 2019

The Digital Hub, Ireland’s largest and most established cluster of technology, digital media and internet companies, sees 2019 as a

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