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Dublin City Council would like to announce a new €300,000 crowdfund to support community-led projects that improve the local area.  In partnership with Spacehive, the community fundraising platform, the ‘Crowdfund Dublin City’ programme will enable local residents across the city to exclusively access funding for community-led initiatives. The crowdfunding nature of this
Business Council Partners News
Kildare business, GoodBrew got the chance to exhibit to over 200,000 people at the National Ploughing Championships as part of the Local Enterprise Village. GoodBrew, who are supported by Local Enterprise Office Kildare, are a Kildare based beverage manufacturer making functional and sustainable plant-based cold brew coffee drinks fortified with Vitamin D & B12 for
Business Environment News
The Skillnet Climate Ready Academy and IDA Ireland have partnered to roll-out a Sustainability Leaders Programme for IDA client companies. The interactive programme for 24 participating companies will support these businesses to develop and implement climate-positive and carbon reduction measures.  The opening Sustainability Leaders Programme workshop took place this
Business News
Wesco International, a US based global provider of business-to-business distribution, logistics and supply chain solutions, announced that it will expand its operations in Ireland to include a new Digital Center of Excellence to be located in Dublin. Wesco Digital Solutions (WDS Ireland) will serve as a development center for new cloud-based digital systems and solutions
Financial News
The Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced the start of the National Fuel Allowance Scheme for the 2023/24 Season. Fuel Allowance, which is a means-assessed payment, will be paid for 28 weeks to some 404,000 households across the State. The payment is made at the weekly rate of €33 or if preferred, […]
Business Health News
AbbVie, a global research-driven biopharmaceutical company with a significant presence across six Irish locations, opened a new €23 million European manufacturing services hub in Clonshaugh, North Dublin.  The state-of-the-art facility spans two sites within the IDA Business Park in Clonshaugh and serves as an international base for a range of supply chain, manufacturing
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Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney, along with the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, and Minister for Finance, Michael McGrath, have announced Bank of Ireland as the first lender to the market for the €500 million Growth and Sustainability Loan Scheme. A number of other lenders, including non-bank lenders, […]
Business News Technology
A team of researchers at Trinity College Dublin has secured €365,000 in funding to develop an AI-driven platform to address failings in ethics and compliance that are causing large multinational companies to suffer huge losses every year due to fraud, corruption and unethical behaviour. IntegrityIQ will be a spin-out of Trinity Business School, a top-ranking […]
Business News Technology
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has launched the 2022 Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) annual report. Demonstrating how public investment in RD&I is building resilience for Ireland’s research and innovation ecosystem, the report highlights that from a base investment of €213 million, SFI leveraged a further
Business Health News
Astellas Pharma has announced its intention to submit a planning application to build a new state-of-the-art facility, at an approximate cost of €330 million in Tralee, Co. Kerry.  This investment by Astellas in Ireland will expand their capacity and capabilities for aseptic drug products, reinforce stable production for global supply and accelerate the development and
Business News Transport
Irish technology and manufacturing company EVHACS announced that it has secured a €1m investment following a successful seed round. EVHACS  is an Irish Company supported by Enterprise Ireland with a patent-pending technology that uniquely combines electric car charging with heat pumps, air conditioners and refrigeration units. The technology seeks to contribute to lowering