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Ireland tops Forbes list of 'Best Countries for Business'
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Ireland tops Forbes list of 'Best Countries for Business'

Dec 4th 2013, 10:37 PM 24,256 Views 156 Comments

The business magazine’s annual list shows Ireland moving up six places. The UK is in 12th place this year. Germany is 24th.

Global health inequality could be eliminated by 2035 — report
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Global health inequality could be eliminated by 2035 — report

Dec 3rd 2013, 6:30 AM 3,013 Views 7 Comments

An increase of €2.2 billion in Research and Development, combined with a shift in GDP calculations, could bring about the change “within a generation”.

€21m investment in 'milk mining' to create 73 jobs
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€21m investment in 'milk mining' to create 73 jobs

Nov 27th 2013, 8:14 PM 10,661 Views 26 Comments

Food Health Ireland ‘mines’ milk to identify novel bioactive ingredients to develop functional foods which will offer health benefits to consumers.

Percentage of foreign investment outside Dublin and Cork falls three years running
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Percentage of foreign investment outside Dublin and Cork falls three years running

Nov 25th 2013, 7:10 AM 4,946 Views 19 Comments

A government and IDA Ireland target to get 50 per cent of all foreign direct investment in areas outside of the two main urban centres has been dropped from the Action Plan for Jobs.

Column: Laughter at World Toilet Day is worth it if it highlights that sanitation is a human right
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Column: Laughter at World Toilet Day is worth it if it highlights that sanitation is a human right

Nov 19th 2013, 1:15 PM 56 Views 19 Comments

Today is World Toilet Day. Yes, people might laugh, writes Michael Doorly, but did you know more children die from diarrhoea related disease than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis combined.

Brian Hayes: 'Northern Ireland must make its voice heard on the UK’s EU membership'
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Brian Hayes: 'Northern Ireland must make its voice heard on the UK’s EU membership'

Nov 16th 2013, 4:19 PM 6,461 Views 78 Comments

The Minister of State in the Department of Finance said that it is in Ireland’s national interest that Britain should remain a full member of the European Union.

€29m investment for marine renewable energy research centre creates 77 jobs
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€29m investment for marine renewable energy research centre creates 77 jobs

Nov 16th 2013, 1:10 PM 7,183 Views 29 Comments

The centre will conduct world-leading research on all aspects of marine renewable energy.

BT snares British Champions League rights in £900m coup
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BT snares British Champions League rights in £900m coup

Nov 9th 2013, 12:03 PM 17,884 Views 62 Comments

The deal for the Irish TV rights to show the competition after 2015 has yet to be confirmed.

€125m fund to boost small and medium businesses
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€125m fund to boost small and medium businesses

Nov 4th 2013, 7:26 PM 5,722 Views 17 Comments

The funding will assist businesses that need capital for expansion.

ACC branch network should be used for a state investment bank - O'Connor
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ACC branch network should be used for a state investment bank - O'Connor

Nov 1st 2013, 4:52 PM 4,559 Views 13 Comments

The SIPTU leader claims that the move would grow business and protect jobs.

Enda Kenny to ring the NASDAQ bell in Dublin tomorrow
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Enda Kenny to ring the NASDAQ bell in Dublin tomorrow

Oct 29th 2013, 1:07 PM 9,328 Views 134 Comments

The NASDAQ bell will signal the opening of the Web Summit which is taking place in Dublin.

New Donegal centre hopes to tackle mental health issues and rural isolation
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New Donegal centre hopes to tackle mental health issues and rural isolation

Oct 29th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,333 Views 9 Comments

The HSE area manager in Donegal explains what they hope to achieve by making a ‘one stop shop’ for mental health services.

Bloodstocks in the Middle East and life-sciences on the East Coast: Ministers on tour
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Bloodstocks in the Middle East and life-sciences on the East Coast: Ministers on tour

Oct 28th 2013, 4:10 PM 5,010 Views 6 Comments

Ministers Bruton and Coveney have set off on separate trade missions this week.

IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential
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IMF review says close supervision of Irish banks is essential

Oct 4th 2013, 4:31 PM 4,020 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s latest report card by the IMF also states that firm implementation of budget policies is required if Ireland wants to achieve its fiscal targets.

Total foreign direct investment into Ireland increased to €258 billion
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Total foreign direct investment into Ireland increased to €258 billion

Oct 4th 2013, 1:35 PM 4,589 Views 40 Comments

Ireland had a net surplus of €31 billion in foreign direct investment in 2012.

NAMA to invest a minimum of €2 billion in Irish property market
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NAMA to invest a minimum of €2 billion in Irish property market

Sep 21st 2013, 7:40 PM 15,734 Views 101 Comments

Chairman Frank Daly said that €13 billion had been generated in revenue from rents and from disposals of assets and properties since NAMA’s establishment

€4 million fund to target the most disadvantaged children in Tallaght area
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€4 million fund to target the most disadvantaged children in Tallaght area

Sep 20th 2013, 3:37 PM 6,785 Views 53 Comments

The funding will establish early initiative programmes that will support children and families.

"There was no sweetheart deal for Apple" in Ireland
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"There was no sweetheart deal for Apple" in Ireland

Sep 19th 2013, 12:25 PM 4,430 Views 12 Comments

CEO of IDA Ireland Barry O’Leary told the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee that foreign companies are paying a substantial amount of corporation tax.

Investors feeling less confident about Irish economy
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Investors feeling less confident about Irish economy

Sep 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,346 Views 7 Comments

Confidence in the Irish property market is on the rise, but the budget has Irish investors less confident about their own future.

Eirgrid propose routes for €500mn Leinster-Munster high-voltage power line
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Eirgrid propose routes for €500mn Leinster-Munster high-voltage power line

Sep 3rd 2013, 12:34 PM 11,142 Views 27 Comments

The project is at an early stage and Eirgrid say they do not expect to submit an application to An Bord Pleanála for planning approval before 2015.

New €32 million investment in over 260 social housing units
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New €32 million investment in over 260 social housing units

Aug 15th 2013, 11:53 AM 7,560 Views 87 Comments

The Minister for Housing says that the investments will “support jobs in every county”.

Irish universities are the worst in the world at attracting business funding
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Irish universities are the worst in the world at attracting business funding

Aug 12th 2013, 8:36 AM 6,991 Views 32 Comments

A new study saw universities in South Korea come out on top with businesses investing about €72,959 in each scholar to carry out research on their behalf.

Good news for Sligo: 45 new jobs in online retail business
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Good news for Sligo: 45 new jobs in online retail business

Aug 8th 2013, 6:15 AM 5,757 Views 9 Comments

The company is looking to create a software development team in the county.

Salesforce.com to add 100 jobs at new Dublin office
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Salesforce.com to add 100 jobs at new Dublin office

Jul 24th 2013, 12:41 PM 7,588 Views 17 Comments

The company, which was in the top 20 of Fortune’s Best Companies to work for, says the jobs will be in the areas of sales, marketing, IT and customer support.

Ireland and the UK are planning closer economic cooperation
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Ireland and the UK are planning closer economic cooperation

Jul 18th 2013, 5:59 PM 5,909 Views 48 Comments

A visa waiver programme, allowing visitors to both countries to travel freely between both islands, is among the recommendations of a major report published today.

Venture capital investment increases in 2012
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Venture capital investment increases in 2012

Jul 18th 2013, 4:35 PM 2,365 Views 3 Comments

A new report shows an increase of 26 per cent on the amount invested in 2011.

Pfizer to create up to 250 construction jobs
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Pfizer to create up to 250 construction jobs

Jul 11th 2013, 11:14 AM 6,334 Views 24 Comments

Pfizer is expanding its plants in Dublin and Cork to produce pharmaceuticals to deal with some of the most difficult to cure diseases.

Living in a remote part of the world? Google wants to get internet access to you with balloons
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Living in a remote part of the world? Google wants to get internet access to you with balloons

Jun 15th 2013, 6:15 PM 10,861 Views 22 Comments

Google is launching balloons into near space to beam internet access to the world below.

229 new pharma jobs at Almac plant in Armagh
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229 new pharma jobs at Almac plant in Armagh

Jun 11th 2013, 3:00 PM 3,447 Views 12 Comments

The firm’s announced a €16 million investment in its Craigavon facility.

GAA to invest €9m in new facility at the National Sports Campus in Blanchardstown
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GAA to invest €9m in new facility at the National Sports Campus in Blanchardstown

Jun 7th 2013, 11:41 AM 9,388 Views 29 Comments

The development work is set to commence shortly and will be ready for use by September 2014.

Column: Small and mighty – why nanoscience is booming in Ireland
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Column: Small and mighty – why nanoscience is booming in Ireland

May 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 167 Views 18 Comments

Ten years ago, the global market for nano-enabled materials was €420 million. In 2015, it will be $2.5 trillion. Nanoscience is the future and Ireland is very much part of it, writes John Boland.

Central Bank of Ireland warns about unauthorised investment firm
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Central Bank of Ireland warns about unauthorised investment firm

May 24th 2013, 12:05 PM 7,642 Views 13 Comments

Nelson Capital Advisors has been offering investment services to the Irish public.

Column: The reality of unemployment is being masked by emigration
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Column: The reality of unemployment is being masked by emigration

May 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 17 Views 58 Comments

With youth unemployment at 23 per cent, the European Union and policy makers have a collective responsibility and obligation to help the “Lost Generation”, writes Liam Aylward.

Cutting edge technologies in healthcare will increase efficiency
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Cutting edge technologies in healthcare will increase efficiency

May 16th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,301 Views 28 Comments

Tablet devices for nurses and electronic medical records – just some of the ideas showcased at a digital healthcare gathering in Dublin yesterday.

Aldi to create 300 jobs around the country
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Aldi to create 300 jobs around the country

Apr 18th 2013, 7:56 AM 12,860 Views 74 Comments

The discount supermarket chain already opened its 100th store today – and plans to open another 20 over the next three years.

Investment company raises €100,000 for Jack and Jill Foundation
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Investment company raises €100,000 for Jack and Jill Foundation

Apr 15th 2013, 2:30 PM 7,181 Views 12 Comments

The 250 staff at the company took part in marathons and held bake sales and talent shows as well as donating its art collection to raise funds.

New €6 billion investment fund could boost economy
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New €6 billion investment fund could boost economy

Apr 14th 2013, 3:50 PM 9,736 Views 63 Comments

The cabinet is to discuss the fund, which would benefit strategic projects to boost the economy and SMEs, on Tuesday.

Profits of €194 million at ESB during 2012
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Profits of €194 million at ESB during 2012

Mar 13th 2013, 7:59 AM 4,059 Views 52 Comments

The annual report also showed a €765 million investment in infrastructure.

SuperValu to create 300 jobs in 2013
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SuperValu to create 300 jobs in 2013

Mar 11th 2013, 12:27 PM 9,523 Views 24 Comments

New staff will be hired following the opening of three new stores and extending a further 40 as part of a €20 million investment.

Building costs up 3 per cent as material and energy prices rise
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Building costs up 3 per cent as material and energy prices rise

Feb 25th 2013, 5:00 PM 4,640 Views 12 Comments

The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland said that recent trends in below cost tendering are unsustainable as companies continue to fail.