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Irish Life Invest in GAA Healthy Club

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Irish Life is to invest €1million in the GAA’s Healthy Club Project. The commitment will greatly enhance the project’s positive influence on the health and wellbeing of GAA clubs, their members, and the communities they serve. The investment has been made as part of Irish Life’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme to celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary of business in Ireland. [Read more…]

Government Must Ensure Recovery is Sustainable

Chambers Ireland has today (18/09/2014) welcomed the quarterly national accounts which show that the Irish Economy grew by 7.7% in GDP terms and by 9% in GNP terms year on year.

Speaking this afternoon, Mark O’Mahoney, Director of Policy and Communications, Chambers Ireland said “We welcome t

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UCD Spin-Out Shortlisted

OxyMem, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out, is one of just nine companies established by academic entrepreneurs, to be shortlisted for the sixth annual Academic Enterprise Awards. The Academic Enterprise Awards are the only pan-European awards dedicated to spin-out companies emerging from universities and public research institutes. OxyMem is the sole Irish spin-out shortlisted for […]
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Avolon to Purchase Dreamliners

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing group, and Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announce Avolon’s commitment to purchase six 787-9 Dreamliners. Avolon also reconfirms its order for five 737 MAX 9 aircraft, bringing Avolon’s total order commitment for 737 MAX aircraft to 20. These commitments bring Avolon’s owned, managed and committed fleet to 207 aircraft. The commitment […]
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Ireland Pubs play role in Development

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The findings of an academic study conducted by the University of York and Newcastle Business School (Northumbria University) and prepared for the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has revealed the central role that pubs play in creating economic development and social wellbeing in rural Ireland. Figures from the research show the significant contribution that the Irish pub makes to the economy with 50,000 employed by Irish pubs and how important the pub is to the local economy. [Read more…]

Economic Growth and Environmental Impact

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We Need to Live Better While Using Less – EPA Report Sets Out How to Break the Link Between Economic Growth and Environmental Impact

Millions of Euro per year can be saved right across the economy and society if people use water, energy and raw materials in a better way – through efficient production processes and less wasteful consumption.  If we want our society to be competitive and sustainable we need to live better while using less. [Read more…]

Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition


InterTradeIreland is providing new and early-stage businesses with the opportunity to become investor ready and compete for a total cash prize fund of €280,000 through their All-Island Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition, the closing date for entries is Friday 30th May.  The competition, which supports start-ups and early stage companies, offers a share of the cash prize with no equity stake taken in the winning company. [Read more…]

Irish exports to Canada could double

Irish exports to Canada could double from an estimated €1.2bn p.a. to €2.4bn p.a. under a new Trade Agreement recently signed between the EU and Canada. In addition, an impending EU trade deal with the U.S. has the potential to boost exports even further.

These benefits were highlighted at a

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20 Years of Celebrating Business Success

Ulster Bank is calling on SMEs across the island of Ireland to enter the 20th Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards. The awards are open to businesses across all sectors and entries are submitted via Ulster Bank’s Business Achievers Awards website – Speaking about the awards, chairperson of the national judging panel, founder of Lily […]
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Investment into Cork region

At the launch of the Impact Report of South and East Cork Area Development (SECAD) today, the investment of over €20 million into the region’s economy was highlighted and celebrated.  The independently conducted Impact Report showcases the enormous impact of SECAD across community, enterprise, tourism and transport in the Region. Cork Region – Jobs, Startups, […]
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