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Aramark Ireland makes investment

ARAMARK Ireland has recently invested €1.6m in an initial step to on-board its finance organisation with the ARAMARK Corporation Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. [Read more…]

Sheehan for CPA Council

jimmy sheehan

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland) has announced the formal election of Jimmy Sheehan, of Sheehan and Associates, Lucan to Council. The announcement was made at the Annual CPA Ireland Conferring Ceremony which took place recently in Dublin. [Read more…]

Bill Must Not Increase Cost of Business

Chambers Ireland

Chambers Ireland has today called on Government to ensure that the cost of doing business does not rise as a result of the Local Government Bill 2013. The call comes in advance of a meeting of the select Sub-committee on the Environment, Community and Local Government. [Read more…]

Ireland rescinds blame for Apple



Ireland said on Tuesday it was not to blame for Apple Inc’s low global tax payments after the U.S. Senate said the company paid little or nothing on tens of billions of dollars in profits stashed in Irish subsidiaries. [Read more…]

Enbio Signs €500000 Contract

Enbio - Surface Technology

Enbio – Surface Technology

Enbio, the Irish surface technology company, today announced that it has secured a €500,000 contract with the European Space Agency (ESA).

The contract will enable Enbio to optimise a proprietary surface treatment for use as a ‘sunscreen’ to better protect satellites as they travel in space. The contract will also enable Enbio to establish its first manufacturing facility at its headquarters at NovaUCD, the Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs, at University College Dublin. [Read more…]

Hugh O’Regan dies

The Thomas Read Group

The Thomas Read Group

Businessman Hugh O’Regan, the hotelier and publican who established The Thomas Read Group, died unexpectedly.

The group owned a large number of Dublin’s most profile pubs, including The Bailey, Pravda, Searson’s and Ron Black’s, as well as the Morrison Hotel. O’Regan started the chain when he bought is first pub in Dublin in 1988, before building it up into Ireland’s biggest pub chain. [Read more…]

High-Tech Start-Up Awards


9 new ventures to compete for a €35,000 prize fund

University College Dublin (UCD) will showcase the latest high-tech and knowledge-intensive ventures emerging from UCD research programmes during the annual NovaUCD start-up awards evening next week. [Read more…]

Programme unites business ideas

National Digital Research Centre

National Digital Research Centre

People with clever digital business start-up ideas and people interested in getting involved in developing these start-ups have a golden opportunity to do just that through NDRC’s unique Swequity Exchange programme [Read more…]

SAP Holds Start-UP Focus Forum

SAP AppHaus

SAP AppHaus

SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) hosted its first Start-Up Focus Forum in Ireland at its newly established AppHaus in the Citywest Business Campus, Dublin.  As part of SAP’s strategic efforts to work and engage with start-up companies in major innovation hubs around the world, the Forum will enable SAP to share its innovative technologies with start-ups from across the UK and Ireland, with the intent of identifying and cultivating groundbreaking products that can deliver high quality solutions to real-world problems using SAP HANA. [Read more…]

United Drug considers Irish delisting

United Drug considers de-listing

United Drug considers de-listing

The Irish Stock Exchange notes United Drug’s announcement that its Board is reviewing the company’s listing arrangements to allow for potential inclusion in the FTSE UK Index Series. [Read more…]