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News - August 2011

  • 50 New Jobs for Citrix in Ireland

    31/08/11 As our customers embrace virtual and cloud computing as an agile and cost effective way to deliver desktops and applications to employees, Citrix continues to grow across EMEA. Our services...

    Topics: Business Expansion

    31 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Irish digital TV firm to create 30 jobs in Cork

    Digisoft.tv, which makes software for the burgeoning digital TV industry worldwide, is to create 30 new jobs at its head office in Cork. New roles include R&D, sales and...

    Topics: Business Expansion

    25 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Surplus surpasses €4.1bn

    IRELAND’S seasonally adjusted trade surplus reached a record high of nearly €4.1 billion in June — keeping the country on course to meet a new peak for the full year. However, export...

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    24 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • From the virtual desktop to the virtual data centre

    By thinking beyond server virtualisation, organisations can benefit from greater savings, flexibility and agility, writes Sheamus Nulty  Server Virtualisation is one of the hottest topics in the...

    Topics: Innovation

    23 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Londis innovates with €150,000 real-time ordering system

    Grocery symbol group Londis has invested €150,000 in an Irish grocery wholesale market first – a web-based application that leverages up-to-the-minute sales information and revolutionises the...

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    22 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • ISME: Small firms need ICT strategy

    By Geoff Percival Monday, August 22, 2011 THE Government needs to implement a specific strategy for information and communications technology (ICT) for small business or risk SMEs missing out on the...

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    22 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Irish software firms’ innovation brings SAP into Microsoft Office

    SAP specialists Minola Technology has partnered with Spanish Point Technologies, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, to develop cutting-edge technology to save businesses time and money. Until now,...

    Topics: Innovation

    18 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Gaelectric in €18m deal with Chinese

    By Geoff Percival Tuesday, August 16, 2011 GAELECTRIC, the Dublin-headquartered renewable energy group, has signed an €18 million development deal with Chinese energy giant, XEMC which will result...

    Topics: Enterprise

    16 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Increase in Irish start-up activity

    The number of new Irish start-up companies has risen 6pc so far this year, according to business information firm Vision Net. Approximately 8,800 new companies have been registered so far in 2011 in...

    Topics: Enterprise

    15 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • EMC wins Company of the Year in three award categories

    Storage hardware solutions provider EMC Corporation has emerged on top in three categories in the 2011 CRN Annual Report Card (ARC).   For the first time, EMC has been named Company of the Year...

    Topics: Enterprise

    15 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Barry Group turnover rises to €241m

    CASH-AND-CARRY wholesaler the Barry Group saw profits increase last year in what it described as a tough trading environment. Managing director, Jim Barry, said the firm’s expansion plans are,...

    Topics: Enterprise

    15 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Profits at eBay rise to €2.85m

    PRE-TAX profits at an Irish unit of online auction giant, eBay increased almost five-fold to €2.85 million last year, new figures show. According to accounts filed with the Companies Office,...

    Topics: Enterprise

    15 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Nualight signs €2m deal with British chain

    By Niamh Hennessy Wednesday, August 10, 2011 NUALIGHT, the Cork-based LED lighting firm, has signed a near €2 million deal with British-based supermarket firm the Co-operative. The company’s...

    Topics: Enterprise

    10 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Help with exporting for the first time from Fingal CEB

    Fingal County Enterprise Board is organising a free seminar on 27 September focused on exporting for small businesses in conjunction with Enterprise Ireland and Dublin Fingal Chamber. The seminar is...

    Topics: Advice and Support

    10 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Morning Mentoring session with Presidential hopeful Seán Gallagher

    The IE network is delighted to announce that on Wednesday 17th August we will be holding a members meeting with a difference - this meeting will be attended by Independent Presidential...

    Topics: Events

    9 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Free online design tool for entrepreneurs goes live

    Irish entrepreneurs can create their own marketing materials using a new service launched by Snap and Quark called MyDesignbySnap.ie, which has gone live today. Built on the Quark Promote platform,...

    Topics: Innovation

    9 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • PayPal to create another 200 jobs in Dublin

    Online payments company PayPal will create an additional 200 jobs in customer service and operations for its European base in Blanchardstown, Dublin, after creating 150 jobs earlier this year. The...

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    9 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Boston Scientific invests €26 million in R&D at Clonmel facility

    08/08/11 Boston Scientific invests €26 million in R&D at Clonmel facility I am confident that, with the talent and expertise of our Clonmel staff, we can continue to successfully...

    Topics: Enterprise

    8 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Advances in third-level education in Ireland

    At the IRCHSS & IRCSET Postdoctoral Symposium at the Royal College of Physicians in Dublin in July, almost 150 researchers gathered to share ideas and explore new ways of thinking and working. At...

    Topics: Advice and Support

    5 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Advances in third-level education in Ireland

    At the IRCHSS & IRCSET Postdoctoral Symposium at the Royal College of Physicians in Dublin in July, almost 150 researchers gathered to share ideas and explore new ways of thinking and working. At...

    Topics: Advice and Support

    5 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Pitman offering wider range of distance learning options

    04.08.2011 Pitman Training Swords is expanding its distance learning centre range due to demand, with many of the courses suitable for anyone thinking of starting a business.  Maria Lalor,...

    Topics: Business Expansion

    5 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Delcath to establish its European Headquarters in Galway

    04/08/11 Speciality Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Company to create jobs in marketing, sales and logistics support As the support provided by IDA Ireland for our initial staffing plan shows, the...

    Topics: Enterprise

    4 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • New marketing idea for food companies from Easy Food

    03.08.2011 'EasyFood Magazine' has started an initiative called the EasyFood Recipe Lab, which offers food producers and distributors an alternative way to market themselves cost-effectively. It...

    Topics: Innovation

    3 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Search Begins for Nominees in Small Business Community

          Wednesday, 03 August 2011 08:49 The search for nominees begins today in the 'Most Promising Start-Up,' 'Business Growth,' 'Female Entrepreneur,' and 'Best...

    Topics: Enterprise

    3 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Business boost for car hire firm

    By Gordon Deegan Wednesday, August 03, 2011 ONE of the country’s largest car-hire firms has reported a significant increase in business this year due to larger number of tourists in the ...

    Topics: Enterprise

    3 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Two Irish firms secure eco-funding

    Two Irish firms have been announced among 42 recently approved beneficiaries of funding under the eco-innovation strand of the Competitiveness & Innovation Programme (CIP) which supports...

    Topics: Funding

    2 Aug 2011 - Read more

  • Business Innovation Programme from Ryan Academy

    29.07.2011 The DCU Ryan Academy has launched the second year of its Business Innovation Programme, which supports unemployed professionals to up-skill and re-join the workforce. In its first year,...

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    2 Aug 2011 - Read more