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

Jul 17th 2016, 3:01 PM 1,115 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 16th 2016, 12:00 PM 23,195 Views 19 Comments

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

Google sees a bright future in virtual reality, space travel and... dolls for kids
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Google sees a bright future in virtual reality, space travel and... dolls for kids

Jul 13th 2016, 6:01 PM 585 Views 0 Comments

The tech giant crowned Donegal toymaker Arklu the winner of its local startup programme.

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

Jul 12th 2016, 10:33 AM 317 Views 0 Comments

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

The founder of one of Ireland's biggest manufacturers is going to start building houses
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The founder of one of Ireland's biggest manufacturers is going to start building houses

Jul 10th 2016, 6:00 AM 7,927 Views 0 Comments

Moffett Investments, controlled by Combilift founder Robert Moffett, plans to develop homes in Drogheda.

Drugs giant Alexion is building a huge new €100m pharmaceutical plant in Athlone
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Drugs giant Alexion is building a huge new €100m pharmaceutical plant in Athlone

Jul 7th 2016, 10:19 AM 740 Views 0 Comments

The company said that the project will create 50 new jobs at the site.

Ireland is finally allowed send the US beef for hamburgers
# Agribusiness
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# Agribusiness

Ireland is finally allowed send the US beef for hamburgers

Jul 6th 2016, 7:30 PM 284 Views 0 Comments

Authorities have lifted a ban that prevented Ireland sending the beef used for burgers and processed foods to America.

For these Irish companies, space is no longer the final frontier
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For these Irish companies, space is no longer the final frontier

Jul 2nd 2016, 6:01 PM 714 Views 0 Comments

The sector is predicted to double exports within four years amid a resurgence in space technology.

A new firm making bras for breast cancer survivors has struck a deal with House of Fraser
# Health
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# Health

A new firm making bras for breast cancer survivors has struck a deal with House of Fraser

Jun 27th 2016, 6:47 PM 265 Views 0 Comments

Health startup Theya Healthcare is making its first foray into the UK market.

Ireland is getting an incubator for space-industry startups
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# Hardware

Ireland is getting an incubator for space-industry startups

Jun 21st 2016, 8:41 AM 374 Views 0 Comments

The government expects more than 1,000 people to be employed in the sector within four years.

Glen Dimplex's billionaire founder: 'Business has been my life and my hobby'
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Glen Dimplex's billionaire founder: 'Business has been my life and my hobby'

Jun 4th 2016, 6:00 AM 4,763 Views 0 Comments

Louth native Martin Naughton recently announced he was leaving the company he built for 40 years.

The Dublin company that could wipe out a chunk of the world's emissions with one engine
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# World Beaters

The Dublin company that could wipe out a chunk of the world's emissions with one engine

May 30th 2016, 6:10 AM 35,244 Views 36 Comments

Exergyn is building an engine that develops electricity from heated waste water.

The Dublin company that could wipe out a chunk of the world's emissions with one engine
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The Dublin company that could wipe out a chunk of the world's emissions with one engine

May 29th 2016, 6:01 PM 1,597 Views 0 Comments

Exergyn is building an engine that develops electricity from heated waste water.

How Celtic Pure went from five-litre drums in the back of a van to 70 million bottles
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How Celtic Pure went from five-litre drums in the back of a van to 70 million bottles

May 21st 2016, 11:00 AM 24,336 Views 29 Comments

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile the Monaghan-based water company.

For the second time, Opel is recalling cars in Ireland over a fire risk
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# In Flames

For the second time, Opel is recalling cars in Ireland over a fire risk

May 19th 2016, 11:46 AM 16,122 Views 29 Comments

The company is also facing a potential emissions scandal.

How Celtic Pure went from five-litre drums in the back of a van to 70 million bottles
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# Manufacturing

How Celtic Pure went from five-litre drums in the back of a van to 70 million bottles

May 18th 2016, 3:00 PM 3,522 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly How My Business Works series, we profile the Monaghan-based water company.

A Wicklow business that helps you fit stuff under the stairs is tripling in size
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A Wicklow business that helps you fit stuff under the stairs is tripling in size

May 18th 2016, 1:00 AM 1,529 Views 0 Comments

Smart Storage is backed by publisher and Dragons’ Den star Norah Casey.

Clonmel drug maker Suir Pharma is going into liquidation after 40 years in business
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Clonmel drug maker Suir Pharma is going into liquidation after 40 years in business

May 17th 2016, 3:12 PM 992 Views 0 Comments

Over 130 jobs are expected to be lost at the firm, which was taken over by a Slovakian company last year.

'We could sell this company any day we wanted, but we've no intention of doing that'
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'We could sell this company any day we wanted, but we've no intention of doing that'

Apr 29th 2016, 7:00 AM 608 Views 0 Comments

Galway’s Aerogen is plotting a path to being a €100 million-a-year company.

New research could lengthen the shelf life of everyday food
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# Agribusiness

New research could lengthen the shelf life of everyday food

Apr 27th 2016, 1:00 AM 238 Views 0 Comments

Some €1.7 million is being pumped into software to monitor bacteria in food production.

Irish tech star Movidius will power the next generation of thermal cameras
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Irish tech star Movidius will power the next generation of thermal cameras

Apr 18th 2016, 1:20 PM 403 Views 0 Comments

It’s the latest deal signed by the company, whose chips will also be in Google’s new VR headsets.

Ireland should put aside a rainy-day fund for big projects
# Building And Property
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# Building And Property

Ireland should put aside a rainy-day fund for big projects

Apr 14th 2016, 7:01 PM 266 Views 1 Comment

One of Ireland’s leading project managers says we need look at an infrastructure ‘war chest’.

One of the world's biggest chemical companies has put €1m into Athlone's OxyMem
# Resource And Energy
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# Resource And Energy

One of the world's biggest chemical companies has put €1m into Athlone's OxyMem

Apr 14th 2016, 11:16 AM 448 Views 0 Comments

The startup has developed a super-efficient waste-treatment system.

The price of being a jeweller with a social conscience
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# Retail

The price of being a jeweller with a social conscience

Apr 7th 2016, 7:00 PM 756 Views 0 Comments

Becoming fair trade compliant can bring the feel-good factor – but how does it affect business?

Texting at the back of the classroom helped this teenager get the start he needed
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Texting at the back of the classroom helped this teenager get the start he needed

Apr 5th 2016, 8:30 PM 24,147 Views 14 Comments

Jack O’Sullivan was only 17 when he launched Vital Fixies.

The founder who made his break texting Taiwanese suppliers at the back of class
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# Startups

The founder who made his break texting Taiwanese suppliers at the back of class

Apr 5th 2016, 6:00 AM 1,248 Views 0 Comments

Jack O’Sullivan was only 17 when he launched Vital Fixies.

Why one entrepreneur has been busy crash-testing baby clothes
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Why one entrepreneur has been busy crash-testing baby clothes

Apr 5th 2016, 1:00 AM 124 Views 0 Comments

Christine Carolan of Cosynest will launch her design on Kickstarter today.

An Irish energy company has raised a whopping €47m and is looking for more
# Resource And Energy
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# Resource And Energy

An Irish energy company has raised a whopping €47m and is looking for more

Feb 17th 2016, 2:19 PM 25,384 Views 0 Comments

The renewable firm’s biggest shareholder stumped up €40 million as part of the deal.

China just sneezed and the whole world caught a cold
# Black Monday
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# Black Monday

China just sneezed and the whole world caught a cold

Aug 24th 2015, 5:19 PM 49,619 Views 57 Comments

Today was ‘black Monday’ for Asian stocks – and Ireland wasn’t immune from the fallout.

Irish factories are growing at their fastest rate in 15 years. But there's a catch
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# Get A Grip

Irish factories are growing at their fastest rate in 15 years. But there's a catch

Mar 2nd 2015, 5:10 PM 18,380 Views 18 Comments

Industrial jobs are finally due to increase.

Here's how many jobs were created - and lost - in manufacturing since 2009
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# Boom And Bust

Here's how many jobs were created - and lost - in manufacturing since 2009

Jan 2nd 2015, 7:15 AM 9,218 Views 14 Comments

The industry has steadied in recent years.

Factory outputs up thanks to pills and drink. Seriously.
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# Growth Spurt

Factory outputs up thanks to pills and drink. Seriously.

Sep 5th 2014, 4:43 PM 14,503 Views 10 Comments

Big pharma steps back from the cliff, injects Irish manufacturing with growth spurt.

Good news: the manufacturing sector just hit 15 year highs
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Good news: the manufacturing sector just hit 15 year highs

Sep 1st 2014, 10:05 AM 4,670 Views 14 Comments

Ireland is bucking the wider European trend with overwhelmingly positive figures for last month.

Manufacturing orders rising at fastest pace in three years
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# On Track

Manufacturing orders rising at fastest pace in three years

Jul 1st 2014, 12:29 PM 3,475 Views 11 Comments

Gains in the sector are being attributed to strong export performances.

Here's what people want to do with this 'wonder material'
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# Make And Do

Here's what people want to do with this 'wonder material'

Jun 28th 2014, 10:00 AM 13,607 Views 13 Comments

Not, sadly, make a superhero suit out of it.

Factory gate prices fall by 3.1 per cent in March
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Factory gate prices fall by 3.1 per cent in March

Apr 24th 2014, 1:11 PM 5,512 Views 3 Comments

However, the price paid for dairy products rose by 12.6 per cent.

Government trumpets 50 new jobs at Jazz Pharmaceuticals
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# Music To Your Ears

Government trumpets 50 new jobs at Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Feb 10th 2014, 2:00 PM 7,973 Views 23 Comments

The company are to build a new plant by 2016 which will employ up to 160 people during construction.

National strike of electricians could halt construction and manufacturing
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# Strike Vote

National strike of electricians could halt construction and manufacturing

Jan 20th 2014, 8:09 PM 12,872 Views 67 Comments

The Technical Engineering and Electrical Union (TEEU) has confirmed that that they will ballot members on 7 February.

Minister objected to military vehicles factory setting up shop in Ireland in 1983
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# State Papers 1983

Minister objected to military vehicles factory setting up shop in Ireland in 1983

Jan 1st 2014, 6:30 PM 20,331 Views 71 Comments

The Minister for Trade, Commerce and Tourism Frank Cluskey thought Ireland should take a restrictive attitude to the manufacturing of military equipment in Ireland.

SIPTU calls on Liebherr to "respect the industrial relations process" in pay dispute
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SIPTU calls on Liebherr to "respect the industrial relations process" in pay dispute

Dec 12th 2013, 5:37 PM 9,539 Views 47 Comments

The Labour Court last week awarded a 2.5 per cent pay increase to workers which the company say will be paid when agreement is reached on changes to work practices.