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From TheJournal.ie The long and winding career of Gary McGann - one of Ireland's best-known business leaders Food And Drink

The long and winding career of Gary McGann - one of Ireland's best-known business leaders

McGann has been appointed chairman of Aryzta, the company behind Cuisine de France.

From Business ETC The long and winding career of Gary McGann - one of Ireland's best-known business leaders Food And Drink

The long and winding career of Gary McGann - one of Ireland's best-known business leaders

McGann has been appointed chairman of Aryzta, the company behind Cuisine de France.

From Business ETC A company that makes buses quieter is hitching a ride off strict noise-pollution rules Transport

A company that makes buses quieter is hitching a ride off strict noise-pollution rules

Blessington firm Ventac sees growing opportunities for its technology in North America.

From TheJournal.ie 'Being an entrepreneur is lonely. It's a bit like surfing - instinctive and solitary' Atlantic Equipment

'Being an entrepreneur is lonely. It's a bit like surfing - instinctive and solitary'

This former champion surfer started her company with YouTube sewing tutorials.

From Business ETC 'Being an entrepreneur is lonely. It's a bit like surfing - instinctive and solitary' Insights

'Being an entrepreneur is lonely. It's a bit like surfing - instinctive and solitary'

This former champion surfer started her company with YouTube sewing tutorials.

From Business ETC A young Dublin med-tech firm has snared two pharma giants as its first customers Health

A young Dublin med-tech firm has snared two pharma giants as its first customers

GE Healthcare and MedImmune have ordered Valitacell’s maiden product.

From TheJournal.ie The creator of Skype is looking to take down couriers with his army of robots Hardware

The creator of Skype is looking to take down couriers with his army of robots

Ahti Heinla says his on-demand robot delivery business will help small businesses compete.

From Business ETC The creator of Skype is looking to take down couriers with his army of robots Hardware

The creator of Skype is looking to take down couriers with his army of robots

Ahti Heinla says his on-demand robot delivery business will help small businesses compete.

From TheJournal.ie Your crash course in... The rise and fall of the 'Willy Wonka' energy firm that claimed to defy physics Hardware

Your crash course in... The rise and fall of the 'Willy Wonka' energy firm that claimed to defy physics

The company, set up by the ‘Willy Wonka of energy’, reportedly raised €23m from investors.

From Business ETC 'I got very little from school – the best lesson I ever learned was from selling piglets' Insights

'I got very little from school – the best lesson I ever learned was from selling piglets'

This businessman went from livestock, to shrubs, painting and then coal – and wound up making sheds.

From Business ETC Your crash course in... The rise and fall of Steorn, the energy firm that claimed to defy physics Hardware

Your crash course in... The rise and fall of Steorn, the energy firm that claimed to defy physics

The company, set up by the ‘Willy Wonka of energy’, reportedly raised €23m from investors.

From Business ETC 'We treat the Cork family sawmill like a big company. Rivals cut logs, we make money' Manufacturing

'We treat the Cork family sawmill like a big company. Rivals cut logs, we make money'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Cork timber processor GP Wood.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a 102-year-old family business - you don’t want anything to go wrong on your watch' Manufacturing

'This is a 102-year-old family business - you don’t want anything to go wrong on your watch'

With no business background, Vicki O’Toole had to learn fast when she took over a major packaging firm.

From Business ETC Falling sales of books, hardware and fuel are leading to a retail slowdown Retail

Falling sales of books, hardware and fuel are leading to a retail slowdown

New CSO data indicated the lowest annual volume of retail sales in almost three years.

From Business ETC 'This is a 102-year-old family business - you don’t want anything to go wrong on your watch' Manufacturing

'This is a 102-year-old family business - you don’t want anything to go wrong on your watch'

With no business background, Vicki O’Toole had to learn fast when she took over a major packaging firm.

From Business ETC 'I was good at copying at school. That might be a bad thing, but in business it isn’t always the case' Insights

'I was good at copying at school. That might be a bad thing, but in business it isn’t always the case'

This builder turned food entrepreneur says he looked overseas to find the best approach.

From TheJournal.ie This company wants to change the entire fashion industry - by leasing people their jeans Mud Jeans

This company wants to change the entire fashion industry - by leasing people their jeans

The Dutch founder of Mud Jeans says cheap, mass-produced clothes mean ‘somebody has been hurt’.

From Business ETC This company wants to change the entire fashion industry - by leasing people their jeans Retail

This company wants to change the entire fashion industry - by leasing people their jeans

The Dutch founder of Mud Jeans says cheap, mass-produced clothes mean ‘somebody has been hurt’.

From Business ETC For the first time in years, Irish manufacturers say they don't plan on hiring any more staff Manufacturing

For the first time in years, Irish manufacturers say they don't plan on hiring any more staff

The sector is still growing, but at a slower pace.

From Business ETC How a 'chance tweet' has helped put this Mayo-based robotics startup on the map Manufacturing

How a 'chance tweet' has helped put this Mayo-based robotics startup on the map

A message on Twitter led Colmac Robotics to develop a prototype of a computerised handbag for US personal finance firm Finder.

From Business ETC One of Ireland's richest men says building his €8bn firm happened by chance Manufacturing

One of Ireland's richest men says building his €8bn firm happened by chance

Paul Coulson, the head of packaging firm Ardagh, also warned that Ireland needs to forge links with the EU in the wake of Brexit.

From Business ETC A Tallaght security-tech firm has been snapped up by a German industry giant Data And Security

A Tallaght security-tech firm has been snapped up by a German industry giant

Access Control Technology is being acquired by Vanderbilt for an undisclosed sum.

From Business ETC 'It was an easy decision to set up my own business because I had no choice - I needed a job' Insights

'It was an easy decision to set up my own business because I had no choice - I needed a job'

This founder started her first company in the depths of the recession out of necessity.

From Business ETC In their quests for cheaper parts, plane and car makers are warming to 3D printing Manufacturing

In their quests for cheaper parts, plane and car makers are warming to 3D printing

Boeing has described the technology as a ‘game-changer’.

From Business ETC The head of Irish biotech company Ourobotics has died unexpectedly Health

The head of Irish biotech company Ourobotics has died unexpectedly

Jemma Redmond, 38, co-founded the company developing tech capable of printing human organs.

From Business ETC Galway beauty products supplier Lifes2Good topped €50m in sales last year Manufacturing

Galway beauty products supplier Lifes2Good topped €50m in sales last year

The company’s flagship hair-care brand has been endorsed by celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow.

From Business ETC As farm incomes dwindle, getting farmers to embrace technology is a tough sell Agribusiness

As farm incomes dwindle, getting farmers to embrace technology is a tough sell

Many agribusiness owners are more worried about learning to use smartphones than the latest gizmos.

From Business ETC Finance says we don't want 'brass-plate operations' after a meat giant's no-tax move Food And Drink

Finance says we don't want 'brass-plate operations' after a meat giant's no-tax move

Brazilian firm JBS’s plans to shift €30 billion in assets to Ireland have been branded “a complete joke”.

From Business ETC 'The first day staff in the warehouse use our voice software is always a disaster. They are terrified' Manufacturing

'The first day staff in the warehouse use our voice software is always a disaster. They are terrified'

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series we profile logistics tech firm Heavey RF.

From TheJournal.ie The world's biggest meatpacker is moving to Ireland but don't expect it to pay much tax Food And Drink

The world's biggest meatpacker is moving to Ireland but don't expect it to pay much tax

Brazilian meat processor JBS is moving €30 billion in assets to Dublin, but will run the operation from the UK.

From Business ETC The world's biggest meatpacker is moving to Ireland but don't expect it to pay much tax Food And Drink

The world's biggest meatpacker is moving to Ireland but don't expect it to pay much tax

Brazilian meat processor JBS is moving €30 billion in assets to Dublin, but will run the operation from the UK.

From Business ETC After a decade of research, this spin-out company is about to build its world-first x-ray Manufacturing

After a decade of research, this spin-out company is about to build its world-first x-ray

NovaUCD-based SiriusXT has been working on a revolutionary €2 million-plus device.

From Business ETC Tesla wants to build a fully automated 'alien dreadnaught' factory Transport

Tesla wants to build a fully automated 'alien dreadnaught' factory

Elon Musk says the company was in “production hell” for the first half of the year.

From Business ETC Nike is giving up on golf gear to sell more shoes and clothes Sport

Nike is giving up on golf gear to sell more shoes and clothes

The announcement leaves deals with high-profile players like Rory McIlroy in limbo.

From Business ETC One of Ireland's top manufacturers could shift business to the North if the UK rolls out tariffs Manufacturing

One of Ireland's top manufacturers could shift business to the North if the UK rolls out tariffs

But Combilift chief Martin McVicar says Brexit is more of a ‘ripple rather than a disaster’.

From Business ETC 'It's very difficult for traditional business to find funding because everyone is looking for apps' Food And Drink

'It's very difficult for traditional business to find funding because everyone is looking for apps'

Carlow’s CBL Equipment want to shake up the catering industry – where some products have barely changed in decades.

From Business ETC The vast majority of Irish exporters say Brexit will have a negative impact on their business Manufacturing

The vast majority of Irish exporters say Brexit will have a negative impact on their business

A new survey shows that the referendum vote has already had an effect on business.

From Business ETC How rising insurance costs are squeezing small Irish businesses dry Policy

How rising insurance costs are squeezing small Irish businesses dry

Some firms have been quoted threefold increases in their premiums.

From Business ETC The Cork firm at the heart of an industry saving companies a fortune with their old IT gear Hardware

The Cork firm at the heart of an industry saving companies a fortune with their old IT gear

Wisetek is among the outfits trying to spare computer equipment from the scrapheap – or worse.

From TheJournal.ie A Dublin breast-implant maker has raised millions - including from the owners of Barry's Tea Storm In A D-cup

A Dublin breast-implant maker has raised millions - including from the owners of Barry's Tea

GC Aesthetics aims to become the largest supplier of the product outside the US.