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

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

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

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

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.

From Business ETC The founder of one of Ireland's biggest manufacturers is going to start building houses Manufacturing

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

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

From Business ETC Drugs giant Alexion is building a huge new €100m pharmaceutical plant in Athlone Health

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

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

From Business ETC Ireland is finally allowed send the US beef for hamburgers Agribusiness

Ireland is finally allowed send the US beef for hamburgers

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

From Business ETC For these Irish companies, space is no longer the final frontier Manufacturing

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

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

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

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

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

From Business ETC Ireland is getting an incubator for space-industry startups Hardware

Ireland is getting an incubator for space-industry startups

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie For the second time, Opel is recalling cars in Ireland over a fire risk In Flames

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

The company is also facing a potential emissions scandal.

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

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

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

From Business ETC A Wicklow business that helps you fit stuff under the stairs is tripling in size Manufacturing

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

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

From Business ETC Clonmel drug maker Suir Pharma is going into liquidation after 40 years in business Manufacturing

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

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

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

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

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

From Business ETC New research could lengthen the shelf life of everyday food Agribusiness

New research could lengthen the shelf life of everyday food

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

From Business ETC Irish tech star Movidius will power the next generation of thermal cameras Hardware

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

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

From Business ETC Ireland should put aside a rainy-day fund for big projects Building And Property

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

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

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

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

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

From Business ETC The price of being a jeweller with a social conscience Retail

The price of being a jeweller with a social conscience

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

From TheJournal.ie Texting at the back of the classroom helped this teenager get the start he needed Startups

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

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

From Business ETC The founder who made his break texting Taiwanese suppliers at the back of class Startups

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

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

From Business ETC Why one entrepreneur has been busy crash-testing baby clothes Manufacturing

Why one entrepreneur has been busy crash-testing baby clothes

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie China just sneezed and the whole world caught a cold Black Monday

China just sneezed and the whole world caught a cold

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

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

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

Industrial jobs are finally due to increase.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many jobs were created - and lost - in manufacturing since 2009 Boom And Bust

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

The industry has steadied in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Factory outputs up thanks to pills and drink. Seriously. Growth Spurt

Factory outputs up thanks to pills and drink. Seriously.

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

From TheJournal.ie Good news: the manufacturing sector just hit 15 year highs Growth Spurt

Good news: the manufacturing sector just hit 15 year highs

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

From TheJournal.ie Manufacturing orders rising at fastest pace in three years On Track

Manufacturing orders rising at fastest pace in three years

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's what people want to do with this 'wonder material' Make And Do

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Factory gate prices fall by 3.1 per cent in March Manufacturing

Factory gate prices fall by 3.1 per cent in March

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

From TheJournal.ie Government trumpets 50 new jobs at Jazz Pharmaceuticals Music To Your Ears

Government trumpets 50 new jobs at Jazz Pharmaceuticals

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

From TheJournal.ie National strike of electricians could halt construction and manufacturing Strike Vote

National strike of electricians could halt construction and manufacturing

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

From TheJournal.ie Minister objected to military vehicles factory setting up shop in Ireland in 1983 State Papers 1983

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

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

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU calls on Liebherr to "respect the industrial relations process" in pay dispute Job Fears

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU to meet with Baxter management Jobs Blow

SIPTU to meet with Baxter management

The company will look to have 110 voluntary redundancies by March next year.

From TheJournal.ie Jobs recovery exceeding expectations but VAT rate crucial - IBEC Jobswatch

Jobs recovery exceeding expectations but VAT rate crucial - IBEC

In its latest jobs report to the end of June, the employers’ group said that employment was up by 34,000 on the previous year.