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A Competitive Start Fund (CSF) competition worth up to €750,000 in funding from Enterprise Ireland will open for applications to early stage companies in manufacturing and internationally traded services on Wednesday 13 September 2017. This is Enterprise Ireland’s seventh competitive start fund in 2017 and is open to all sectors with a focus on agricultural, […]
Business
We’re all a bit guilty of zoning out during meetings, equally management can be guilty of overkill on the meeting front too. It can be difficult to concentrate the entirety and they can be viewed as an unnecessary distraction, especially when everyone has other important things to be concerned with. New research from Wacom – […]
Business
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is the most important event in the traditional music calendar. For many, Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is the culmination of months of hard work and practice as they compete against fellow musicians, singers and dancers to achieve the recognition of being an All-Ireland champion. For others it is a unique and […]
Business
Enabled by ubiquitous connectivity and highly efficient communications systems, remote working is facing less and less resistance. In fact, for organisations who believe in it, remote working is proving to increase performance. But is it right for everyone? And what are the drawbacks?   It is now a common practice, no matter what size the […]
Business Transport
With the flow of EU funding set to dry up, and the possibility of a hard border, Irish Waterways navigate uncharted territory. There is considerable uncertainty regarding all matters surrounding Brexit; which in itself presents its own set of challenges. The challenges are especially acute in the Border Region – between Northern Ireland and The […]
Business Technology
New urban developments can easily be identified by their glassy exteriors and cold utilitarian spaces. However, gains in practical functionality of space can often be to the detriment of play and spontaneity. By Ekaterina Tikhoniouk When we think of play, we tend to think of children. Play is ‘an activity engaged in for enjoyment, especially […]
Business Transport
Limerick-Ballybrophy route described as an ‘expensive campaign’ for local TD Alan Kelly A railway line between Limerick and Ballybrophy is costing €550 per passenger to operate, a report has found. The review into rail services, drawn up by the National Transport Authority and Iarnród Éireann, is to be brought to Cabinet by Minister for Transport […]
Business
The recently published KPMG CEO Outlook for 2016 shows the trepidation with which Irish CEO’s view the post-Brexit business landscape, compounded by the pressing demands to transform industries as the lines between industries, companies, technologies and customers are increasingly blurred. 64 percent of those surveyed expect their industry to change more in the next