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€215 million Dunkettle Interchange upgrade officially opens

    €215 million Dunkettle Interchange upgrade officially opens

The Dunkettle Interchange Upgrade Scheme has officially opened, marking a significant milestone in enhancing transportation infrastructure and connectivity in Cork. The €215 million project promises to alleviate congestion, improve safety,

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Diageo contributes €13 billion to Europe’s economy every year

    Diageo contributes €13 billion to Europe’s economy every year

A new report from Oxford Economics shows that Diageo – a global leader in beverage alcohol, with brands including Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys and Guinness – is contributing over €13

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Scottish Enterprise’s new focus can unlock thousands of new jobs and billions of pounds to help transform Scotland’s economy

    Scottish Enterprise’s new focus can unlock thousands of new jobs and billions of pounds to help transform Scotland’s economy

Scottish Enterprise has unveiled its future focus to help unlock thousands of new jobs and billions of pounds of global growth opportunities to deliver a more successful, greener and fairer

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Scotch whisky boosts UK economy by £7.1 billion

    Scotch whisky boosts UK economy by £7.1 billion

The contribution of the Scotch Whisky industry to the UK economy reached £7.1 billion in 2022. A new report by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) also reveals the industry supports

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IceMOS Technology raises pre-IPO funding following Northern Ireland Investment Summit

    IceMOS Technology raises pre-IPO funding following Northern Ireland Investment Summit

Semi-conductor manufacturer, IceMOS Technology Corporation has announced that it has secured pre-IPO funding as a result of meeting a London-based investor at the Northern Ireland Investment Summit in September. IceMOS

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Irish food and drink exports exceed €16 billion for second consecutive year

    Irish food and drink exports exceed €16 billion for second consecutive year

The value of Ireland’s food, drink and horticulture exports were almost €16.3 billion in 2023, according to Bord Bia’s Export Performance and Prospects report 2023/24. Exports were impacted by inflation

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Renewed downturn in Irish manufacturing order books, but business optimism improves slightly

    Renewed downturn in  Irish manufacturing order books, but business optimism improves slightly

The AIB Ireland Manufacturing PMI® for December pointed to worsening business conditions as 2023 drew to a close, representing a setback after the stabilisation seen during November. Overstocked customers and

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IDA Ireland reports strong annual results for 2023

    IDA Ireland reports strong annual results for 2023

IDA Ireland has reported strong annual results for 2023 showing an increased number of investments, steady levels of employment across the FDI sector, robust regional investment and strong performance across

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Majority of Irish SMEs confident about 2024

    Majority of Irish SMEs confident about 2024

A new economic survey, by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), has found that 80% of SMEs are either as confident or more confident about their business prospects for

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Record €19 billion in Irish agri-food exports

    Record €19 billion in Irish agri-food exports

The Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine has published its Annual Review and Outlook for 2023, which underlines the critical importance of the agriculture, food and marine sectors to

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XLCC awarded £9 million Scottish Enterprise grant to help build £1.4 billion Net Zero industry hub

    XLCC awarded £9 million Scottish Enterprise grant to help build £1.4 billion Net Zero industry hub

XLCC, the high voltage direct current cable (HVDC) manufacturing company, has been awarded a £9 million grant by Scottish Enterprise to continue the development of their £1.4 billion Hunterston cable

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IDA Ireland unveils new brand that embodies organisation’s dynamism and strategic vision

    IDA Ireland unveils new brand that embodies organisation’s dynamism and strategic vision

IDA Ireland has unveiled a new corporate identity that reflects the organisation’s steadfast commitment to its partnerships with multinational clients and national stakeholders. The new brand also represents Ireland’s transformation

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Irish manufacturing sector forecasts wage and employee growth

    Irish manufacturing sector forecasts wage and employee growth

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has launched the findings of their 2023 Manufacturing in Ireland report, which shows that manufacturers are cautiously more optimistic about the business environment

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Dublin Port’s new €127 million freight terminal launched

    Dublin Port’s new €127 million freight terminal launched

Dublin Port Company (DPC) has announced the opening of T4, a newly redeveloped RoRo freight terminal in the Port costing €127 million. Self-financed by DPC and delivered on time, and on

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Sharpest fall in production since July as sluggish demand conditions persist in Irish manufacturing

    Sharpest fall in production since July as sluggish demand conditions persist in Irish manufacturing

Business conditions across the Irish manufacturing sector weakened to the greatest extent for three months in October as subdued export demand, customer de-stocking and lacklustre global economic conditions weighed on

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Denroy achieves approved supplier status with Boeing

    Denroy achieves approved supplier status with Boeing

Bangor firm Denroy has achieved injection molding qualification for Boeing, becoming the first company in the UK to achieve this status, and has the capability to supply thermoplastic components to

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Irish dairy industry worth €17.6 billion to the economy

    Irish dairy industry worth €17.6 billion to the economy

Dairy Industry Ireland (DII), the Ibec association representing the sector, has unveiled a new comprehensive report that highlights the substantial economic contribution, global market potential, and commitment to sustainable practices

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Kieran Donoghue appointed Chief Executive of Invest Northern Ireland

    Kieran Donoghue appointed Chief Executive of Invest Northern Ireland

Invest Northern Ireland has announced the appointment of Kieran Donoghue (pictured above) as Chief Executive Officer. Invest Northern Ireland works with individuals, companies and organisations in manufacturing and tradable services

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Official commencement of major €166 million project for Rosslare Europort

    Official commencement of major €166 million project for Rosslare Europort

A sod-turning event has taken place to mark the commencement of works for Rosslare Europort Terminal 7 and enabling works. These upgrade works are necessary to provide permanent Brexit infrastructure

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UK Manufacturing Growth – Building a competitive business environment

    UK Manufacturing Growth – Building a competitive business environment

Manufacturers are calling on the Chancellor to announce a major reform of the UK’s uncompetitive business tax and regulatory environment in the forthcoming Autumn Statement to boost business investment planning.

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£41 million to enhance UK research and innovation clusters

    £41 million to enhance UK research and innovation clusters

From net zero buildings to agri-tech and semiconductors to photonics, 10 new projects will boost UK economic growth and address regional needs. The projects will combine some of the country’s

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Expanded Port of Aberdeen’s multi-billion pound economic and jobs boost

    Expanded Port of Aberdeen’s multi-billion pound economic and jobs boost

Port of Aberdeen’s transformational £420 million expansion project has been officially opened, catalysing a multi-billion pound economic and jobs boost for Scotland. Already an economic powerhouse for the region, independent

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“Action Plan is our commitment to change” – Invest Nothern Ireland

    “Action Plan is our commitment to change” – Invest Nothern Ireland

The Department for the Economy has published an Action Plan in response to the Independent Review of Invest Northern Ireland. Since publication of the Review, teams from Invest NI and

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Renewed downturn in Irish manufacturing performance as lower export sales hit total order books

    Renewed downturn in Irish manufacturing performance as lower export sales hit total order books

September data revealed a setback for the Irish manufacturing sector as new orders fell at the fastest pace so far

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Rosslare Europort named Ferry Port of the Year at European Ferry Shipping Summit

    Rosslare Europort named Ferry Port of the Year at European Ferry Shipping Summit

Rosslare Europort in County Wexford has been named European Ferry Port of the year at the 2023 European Ferry Shipping

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UK manufacturing sector moves up the world rankings

    UK manufacturing sector moves up the world rankings

The latest ‘Manufacturing – The Facts’ report reveals the UK’s manufacturing sector has climbed one place to eighth in the

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Scotch Whisky exports hold steady after record year

    Scotch Whisky exports hold steady after record year

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has released new figures demonstrating that exports in the first half of 2023 are continuing

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Scottish business activity growth softens as manufacturing output contracts sharply

    Scottish business activity growth softens as manufacturing output contracts sharply

Scottish private sector companies expanded their output for the sixth successive month in July, according to the latest Royal Bank

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Strong performance by Irish alcohol spirits sector

    Strong performance by Irish alcohol spirits sector

The spirits sector once again demonstrated its strength with sales in Ireland increasing by just over 6% in 2022 to

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Ibec publishes Irish Economic Outlook report for Q2 2023

    Ibec publishes Irish Economic Outlook report for Q2 2023

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has published its new Economic Outlook, which forecasts growth in domestic demand of

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British pump sector welcomes announcement on CE Marking

    British pump sector welcomes announcement on CE Marking

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA), on behalf of the £1.9 billion UK pump sector, has welcomed the recent announcement

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Irish manufacturing sector continued to contract in July

    Irish manufacturing sector continued to contract in July

Latest PMI® data for Ireland continued to signal challenging operating conditions across the manufacturing economy. Goods producers scaled back production

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Irish exporters urged to get ready for new UK import controls

    Irish exporters urged to get ready for new UK import controls

The Government has urged Irish exporters to take all steps necessary to prepare for new UK import controls set to

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Northern Ireland manufacturing sector sees rising output and orders in June

    Northern Ireland manufacturing sector sees rising output and orders in June

Northern Ireland companies raised activity again in June, despite a first reduction in new orders since January. Employment also continued

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Powerhouse for Ireland’s economic development

    Powerhouse for Ireland’s economic development

The Shannon Estuary can become the “green digital powerhouse for the country” and its future economic development and benefit Europe

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New ESRI research highlights strong trade relationship between Ireland and Northern Ireland

    New ESRI research highlights strong trade relationship between Ireland and Northern Ireland

Goods trade between Ireland and Northern Ireland has grown substantially since Brexit. International trade is strongly linked to better overall

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Strongest deterioration in Irish manufacturing sector performance for over three years in June

    Strongest deterioration in Irish manufacturing sector performance for over three years in June

Amid ongoing demand weakness, Irish manufacturing firms continued to see a decline in the health of the sector during June.

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Food manufacturing is holding back vital investment for the UK economy

    Food manufacturing is holding back vital investment for the UK economy

Expected longer-term market volatility is impacting investment by the UK’s food and drink manufacturers, according to the Food and Drink

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From Globalization, to Localization, to Diversification: How the Pandemic is Reshaping Supply Chains

    From Globalization, to Localization, to Diversification: How the Pandemic is Reshaping Supply Chains

How operational and technological investment can provide solutions to the challenges faced by the logistics industry as manufacturers localize and

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Ireland placed 2nd in 2023 IMD World Competitive Rankings

    Ireland placed 2nd in 2023 IMD World Competitive Rankings

Ireland has ranked overall 2nd in the 2023 IMD World Competitive Rankings, which assesses and ranks 64 economies around the

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Partnership boosts Irish timber manufacturer’s impressive growth

    Partnership boosts Irish timber manufacturer’s impressive growth

Ireland’s largest manufacturer of timber packaging and pallets has achieved more than 100 per cent growth with its 10-year partnership

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Growing the food sector: UK-Canada partnership to yield greater innovation

    Growing the food sector: UK-Canada partnership to yield greater innovation

Innovate UK, the UK’s national innovation agency, has announced a new bilateral partnership with Protein Industries Canada (PIC), looking to

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Boost UK manufacturing to attract £15 billion new investment, says medicines manufacturing alliance

    Boost UK manufacturing to attract £15 billion new investment, says medicines manufacturing alliance

With the right policies in place, the UK can be the best global location for innovative and environmentally sustainable medicines

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Inward investment continues to deliver for Scotland

    Inward investment continues to deliver for Scotland

New figures revealed have shown that thousands of jobs have been created and secured over the past year as a

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Made in Britain CEO to host NI manufacturers’ fireside chat at Manufacturing and Supply Chain conference in Belfast on 22nd June

    Made in Britain CEO to host NI manufacturers’ fireside chat at Manufacturing and Supply Chain conference in Belfast on 22nd June

Made in Britain, the organisation uniting close to 2,000 British manufacturers by their licensed use of both the Made in

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GBF officially launches €30 million low-carbon biofuel terminal in Cork Harbour

    GBF officially launches €30 million low-carbon biofuel terminal in Cork Harbour

Green Biofuels Ltd. (GBF), a global leader in advanced sustainable biofuels, has officially launched Ireland’s first dedicated biofuel terminal at

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Invest NI adds Italy to international network

    Invest NI adds Italy to international network

Invest Northern Ireland has expanded its global network with a new presence in Milan, Italy. The office based in the

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Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 22nd June 2023

    Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition – Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast – 22nd June 2023

Expected to attract more than 2,000 visitors, the Northern Ireland Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition is being held

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£100 million Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC) granted planning approval in Northern Ireland

    £100 million Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC) granted planning approval in Northern Ireland

Plans for a £100 million Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (AMIC) at Global Point in Newtownabbey have been approved by Antrim

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Major prospectus for economic growth launched by Trade NI

    Major prospectus for economic growth launched by Trade NI

A major new economic report seeks to provide a blueprint for economic growth and prosperity in Northern Ireland over the

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Stena Line boosts freight capacity on Irish Sea with two all-new NewMax hybrid vessels

    Stena Line boosts freight capacity on Irish Sea with two all-new NewMax hybrid vessels

Two all-new hybrid propulsion vessels designed to run on methanol and adding 80% capacity on the Belfast-Heysham route will respond

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Irish manufacturing sector conditions weaken amid reports of muted customer demand

    Irish manufacturing sector conditions weaken amid reports of muted customer demand

The downturn across Ireland’s manufacturing sector deepened at the start of the second quarter of the year amid a sharper

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Rosslare Europort to benefit from major investment into Port Facilities

    Rosslare Europort to benefit from major investment into Port Facilities

Iarnród Éireann, the owner and operator of Rosslare Europort, has welcomed the announcement by the Irish Government of the awarding

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Ornua delivers record turnover of €3.4 billion as Kerrygold celebrates 60 years of global success

    Ornua delivers record turnover of €3.4 billion as Kerrygold celebrates 60 years of global success

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has published its operating and financial results for the 12 months ending

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UK businesses raise prices at slowest rate in two years

    UK businesses raise prices at slowest rate in two years

UK businesses increased their prices for goods and services at the slowest pace in almost two years in March, according

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Enterprise Ireland reports record exports at €32.1 billion in 2022

    Enterprise Ireland reports record exports at €32.1 billion in 2022

Enterprise Ireland, the state agency of the Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment responsible for helping Irish companies to enter

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50th Irish food business achieves globally recognised standard

    50th Irish food business achieves globally recognised standard

The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) has announced that it has now certified more than fifty companies in Ireland

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BPMA welcomes its new Director and CEO

    BPMA welcomes its new Director and CEO

Wayne Rose (pictured), has officially become the new Director and CEO of the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA), following the

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