The Government now has to “step up to the plate” to rescue tourism from the impact of Brexit in the wake of the UK election because it is “much too important to the regional economy to be taken for granted”, according to a national industry body.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
New companies across Ireland are encouraged to enter the Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition to be in with a chance of competing for a no-equity total cash prize fund of €280,000.
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
Agri-food businesses are growing faster than any other sector across the island, InterTradeIreland’s quarterly business monitor report states.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
A new investment fund of €2m has been announced for start-ups in the West.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Having regarded cider as a second division drink for some time,is slowly changing her mind as she beings to appreciate the work and skill behind a glass of craft cider
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
The employment impact of angel investment on both sides of the border has more than doubled in the past four years, according to new figures.
Fri, 03 Jul, 2015
Just under half of smallbusinesses are now stable and growing, which is the highest level since 2008, according to InterTradeIreland’s Business Monitor for the three months to the end of September.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2014
Sat, 04 Oct, 2014
Bord Bia has announced the organisation’s latest round of recruitment to select 20 graduates for the Bord Bia Marketing Fellowship.
Sun, 26 Jan, 2014
Fri, 29 Nov, 2013
Two business surveys published yesterday found that business confidence has returned to Ireland and that sales have increased in the last quarter.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2013
The CorkMEET business conference will focus on business networking and opportunities for Cork companies when it takes place on Apr 10.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013
InterTradeIreland is making available €11m to SMEs on both sides of the border to take on graduates in an effort to boost innovation and skills.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2013
More bosses expect to hire workers than fire workers in 2013, a survey of senior executives indicates.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2012
Venture capital chief says there’s plenty of money available for start-ups, writes John Hearne.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2012
Over 380 small to medium sized businesses yesterday engaged with some of the largest public sector buying organisations to access the estimated €20bn all-island public procurement market.
Wed, 30 May, 2012
Low demand for goods and services is keeping 85% of Irish businesses in decline, according to an all-island survey by IntertradeIreland.
Mon, 21 May, 2012
Early stage and high growth companies are invited to compete for the €280,000 prize fund in InterTradeIreland’s All-island Seedcorn Business Competition.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2012
Fresh capital from Enterprise Ireland’s early-stage investment initiative is to create more than 340 jobs by the end of 2014, 143 of which should come on stream this year.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2012
ONE in every two businesses is in survival mode, with the growth plans of one in three enterprises constrained by a lack of access to finance, according to a survey to be published today.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2011
INDEPENDENT candidate Mary Davis earned over €390,000 in fees from state and private-sector boards over the last decade.
Tue, 04 Oct, 2011
AGRI-FOOD sales figures are providing a lone source of optimism for businesses north and south, according to the latest Business Monitor from InterTradeIreland.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2011
A number of barriers exist for SMEs wishing to secure contracts in the all island public procurement market, according to InterTradeIreland.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2011
Dublin: InterTradeIreland has launched its Innova programme, which offers up to €5 million to help companies benefit from collaborative approaches to research and development.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2011
A SYNDICATE of angel investors has been formed with a €2 million pot.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2011
FUNDS to invest in Irish companies in 2011 are at their highest level in 30 years.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2011
ONE-in-three businesses switched electricity supplier in the final quarter of 2010 as businesses fight to reduce costs, according to research undertaken by Perceptive Insight and Oxford Economics on behalf of InterTradeIreland.
Mon, 21 Feb, 2011
Wed, 16 Feb, 2011
BRIAN CONLON, the founder and chief executive of Newry firm First Derivatives plc, is the 13th Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
Fri, 22 Oct, 2010
MORE than half of businesses have cut their prices in the last six months but figures show this has done little to improve profitability.
Tue, 01 Jun, 2010
Around 90% of the island’s population will be living in just eight city regions over the next two decades, a new report claimed today.
Mon, 01 Mar, 2010
Sixteen companies will receive up to €300,000 each to accelerate new product, process and service developments, it was announced today.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2009
Almost three out of every five (58%) of businesses in Ireland and the North reported a drop in turnover in the second quarter of 2009, according to the results of a new survey released today.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2009
Over 120 leading Irish and international economists, economic commentators and senior policy makers from Ireland and the North took part in the first high level North-South economic forum in Dublin today.
Thu, 18 Jun, 2009
Business owners in the North are suffering less at the hands of the recession than their counterparts south of the border, new research revealed today.
Mon, 18 May, 2009
BUSINESSES in the South are suffering far more than those in the North resulting in more jobs being slashed.
Mon, 18 May, 2009
Four fifths of Irish businesses are suffering because of the recession, according to a survey by a body set up to promote cross-border economic co-operation.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2009
Recession on both sides of the border has done little to dent the optimism and self-belief of the majority of businesses in either jurisdiction, it was revealed today.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2009
More than 1,000 delegates from the small- and medium-sized business sector across the globe are meeting in Belfast today to discuss how to maintain their competitiveness in the current economic downturn.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2008
Despite the weaker economic climate, business confidence for the future of an all-island economy remains resilient, according to a report issued today.
Mon, 16 Jun, 2008
IMPROVING bottlenecks at key locations such as the Jack Lynch tunnel in Cork would result in a major boost to business and trade.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2008
A VENTURE capital prize fund offering €280,000 to budding entrepreneurs with solid business ideas was launched yesterday in Limerick.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2007
A Bridging the Border event was held in Dublin yesterday to showcase the research and innovation support on offer to small and medium-sized companies in both the Republic of Ireland and the North.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2007