John Daly

John Daly: Home working leads to virtual conferencing boom

John Daly: Home working leads to virtual conferencing boom

A line from that classic 1995 television advert came to mind this week: “It’s good to talk.” But instead of actor Bob Hoskins extolling the virtues ...

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John Daly: How the tourism of wellness promises to be a business tonic

John Daly: How the tourism of wellness promises to be a business tonic

On a weekend when Ireland and the world normally adorns itself in a proud and enthusiastic St Patrick’s Day personality, it is peculiar to instead encounter ...

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John Daly: Ireland's food and drink firms can weather this latest crisis

John Daly: Ireland's food and drink firms can weather this latest crisis

In this peculiar new Ireland of empty supermarket shelves and panic-buying, the food on our tables has never seemed more relevant, writes John Daly.

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John Daly: A visionary pulling the levers? Deciphering the cult of the CEO

John Daly: A visionary pulling the levers? Deciphering the cult of the CEO

The often lonely status of the CEO can demand a heavy personal price in meeting the expectations of directors, shareholders, customers, and employees, writes John ...

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John Daly: The ABCs of paying your bill by phone

John Daly: The ABCs of paying your bill by phone

After a dinner in London the other week, with younger acquaintances, I unexpectedly experienced the fresh wind of progress.

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Irish firms reach for the stars

Irish firms reach for the stars

In a month where much of the nation’s attention has focused on election politics and the arrival of winter storms, raising our gaze heavenwards provides a ...

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John Daly: Construction industry calls out for more workers

John Daly: Construction industry calls out for more workers

In many cities, the construction cacophony of jackhammers, excavators, and pile-drivers offers a background symphony, and even a short stroll around Dublin or Cork ...

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John Daly: Opportunities in drone technology ‘too big to ignore’

John Daly: Opportunities in drone technology ‘too big to ignore’

If the coming business year could be defined by a few select words, surely ‘drone’ must figure prominently amongst them.

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John Daly: Surviving the Irish economic slump

John Daly: Surviving the Irish economic slump

What a difference a decade makes: On this exact date 10 years ago, I dropped a friend to Shannon Airport — another statistic in the gathering gloom of Ireland’s ...

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‘Failing fast’ is the way for firms to thrive

‘Failing fast’ is the way for firms to thrive

It seems an unlikely crossover to link iconic Irish writer Samuel Beckett with the business practices of 2019, but commerce has often taken inspiration from unusual ...

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John Daly: The art of making a master investment

John Daly: The art of making a master investment

What to do with an unexpected €40,000?

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Putting faith in the hands of billionaires

Putting faith in the hands of billionaires

Andrew Carnegie, one of the world’s first billionaires, encapsulated his acquired wisdom on making money with a simple phrase: “As I grow older, I pay ...

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John Daly: Brexit calling time on the rural Irish pub

John Daly: Brexit calling time on the rural Irish pub

Taking the scenic coastal route to a wedding in the west of Ireland last week, it was a joy to motor pleasantly along quiet country roads devoid of tourist buses ...

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Irish food taps China’s appetite for beef

Irish food taps China’s appetite for beef

Frequent warnings by health experts about the dangers of too much red meat are likely to fall upon deaf ears where Irish exports are concerned.

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Lessons of the great crash still relevant

Lessons of the great crash still relevant

The stock market wasn’t a pleasant place to be around this time 90 years ago.

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Broadening one’s horizon in Kilkenny

Broadening one’s horizon in Kilkenny

Life is all about change — at least that’s the standard counsel, increasingly received as the years roll by.

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Investing in financial future elevates how you live your life in the present

Investing in financial future elevates how you live your life in the present

The impact of retirement on the lives of older adults is the focus of the latest wave of research from recently published The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, ...

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Spelling out all the ABCs of financial jargon in plain language

Spelling out all the ABCs of financial jargon in plain language

Additional Voluntary Contributions: Additional contributions paid by a member of an occupational pension scheme in order to secure benefits over and above those ...

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Ten reasons to start a pension now

Ten reasons to start a pension now

New research commissioned by Aviva has revealed a stark disconnect amongst adults in Ireland when it comes to pension planning.

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Streaming services prompting a sea change in how we pay for TV services

Streaming services prompting a sea change in how we pay for TV services

When it comes to television, we are surely living through a golden era of entertainment.

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Energy solutions could be blowing in the wind

Energy solutions could be blowing in the wind

When it comes to the subject of energy, the remaining months of 2019 have already signalled a winter of discontent.

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Familiarity is the enemy on the war on hackers and cyber crime

Familiarity is the enemy on the war on hackers and cyber crime

The revelation that a friend or local business has been hacked is old news nowadays.

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Shining a fresh light on new technologies

Shining a fresh light on new technologies

Photonics may not be a word in common parlance just yet, but its effects will soon impact upon numerous aspects of our everyday lives.

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Professional women gaining more control in the workplace

Professional women gaining more control in the workplace

A survey of Irish female professionals and business owners has revealed that two-thirds of working women said they need to be more confident in the workplace, with ...

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Spanish tourism wilts under Brexit heat

Spanish tourism wilts under Brexit heat

A pair of old friends from Barcelona came to stay with us for a week in August, as they do every summer, welcoming Ireland’s breezy climate as a respite from ...

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Employers must plan for people living and working longer

Employers must plan for people living and working longer

A recent survey suggests that the mindset amongst the Irish workforce is changing when it comes to career longevity and anticipated retirement ages.

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Cork film industry facing into unwanted funding drama

Cork film industry facing into unwanted funding drama

The business of "Lights, cameras, action!" continues apace as Ireland’s film industry looks to consolidate its profile on the global stage.

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The business of rugby looks to kick on as World Cup looms

The business of rugby looks to kick on as World Cup looms

The Rugby World Cup, which starts in six weeks’ time in Japan, is set to attract the largest number of spectators in the tournament’s history.

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Tourism Beginning To Profit From Its 'Dark Side'

Tourism Beginning To Profit From Its 'Dark Side'

The appeal of vacations linked to sites connected to death, destruction and atrocities is a fast growing global sector known as 'dark tourism'.

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Irish fitness industry shapes up for the multi-million euro challenge

Irish fitness industry shapes up for the multi-million euro challenge

July, as the high point of the summer, marks one of the busiest periods in the fitness industry calendar.

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More Energy Needed in Battle Against E-Waste

More Energy Needed in Battle Against E-Waste

It is estimated that 50 million tonnes of electronic waste - or e-waste - was generated globally in 2018, half of which comprised personal tech devices.

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