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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
Business Financial
GE plans to establish four prefabricated, off-the-shelf biologics factories for GE customers in GE BioPark Cork, creating up to 500 jobs GE’s factory is between 25 and 50 percent more cost-effective to build than traditional manufacturing facilities GE is also in the process of setting up a training collaboration with National Institute for Bioprocessing Research […]
Business
Biopharma company GE Healthcare is to create up to 500 jobs in the Republic with a €150 million investment in a manufacturing campus. The company plans to establish four prefabricated, off-the-shelf biologics factories at GE BioPark, Cork. In addition, it will also establish an advanced manufacturing training centre at the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research […]
Business Technology
TDs will return to the Dáil to debate the European Commission’s 150-page ruling that Ireland granted Apple illegal State aid. The Dáil was recalled early for the debate after the Government said it would the appeal the ruling, which is confidential and TDs have not seen. Last night, they were given a 16-page Department of […]
Business
Visitor centre in Smithfield in Dublin will close from end of August until March. One of Dublin’s most popular fee-paying tourist attractions, the Old Jameson Distillery in Smithfield, is to undergo an €11 million refurbishment. The visitor centre, which first opened in 1997, is to close from the end of August until next March to […]
Business
Ireland is to provide €20 million in humanitarian assistance to the UN World Food Programme, it has been announced.     In total, the initiative helps to feed about 80 million people in 75 different countries annually. The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is mandated to help eliminate hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition, make agriculture, […]
Business
Tomorrow, July 21st, marks Farm Safety Awareness day. The event is part of the IFA’s Farm Safety Awareness campaign, and during this time all farmers, and farm families, are being asked to set aside some time to review safety on their farm. This year, 14 lives have been lost due to farm accidents. This is […]
Business
Kilcoyne Tree Surgery is a fully licensed and insured Tree Surgery company based in Boyle, Co. Roscommon, and currently provide arborist services almost nationwide. Its catchment area is approximately 150 miles. Here, founder of the business Darren Kilcoyne shares some advice for any consumer in the market for an arborist, and says that when it […]
Business
The business world has traditionally functioned on the principal of companies producing products or providing specific services. In recent years, however, the development of the Internet and the proliferation of smart-phone and mobile device technology has established a new business model which is not based on supply and demand in the traditional sense, but rather on