Ireland: the Gateway to Europe

Despite the ongoing uncertainty around a range of global issues, Ireland should face the coming year with a high degree of confidence.

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Enda McDonnell: Enterprise Ireland optimistic about continuing growth

Enterprise Ireland is stepping up its efforts to support the ongoing development of homegrown international services firms outside the capital city, writes Kyran Fitzgerald.

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BioMarin, improving lives of rare disease patients

BioMarin is investing €38 million at its plant in Shanbally, Co Cork.

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Industry driving property development

Tommy Barker reports on a busy pipeline of property developments

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Dr Eoin Byrne: Cyber security sector set to take off

A new cyber-security cluster has set its sights on more than doubling the size of the industry in Ireland in the coming years.

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Ireland’s key role in Veritas Astrophysics project

John Daly talks to CIT physicist Dr Paul Reynolds about the Veritas project.

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Lifetime bonds at heart of America’s most Irish towns

Think of the Irish heartlands in the United States and the mind will automatically focus on those centres where the Celtic footprint is traditionally greatest — New York, Boston, San Francisco.

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MSD is inventing and innovating for life in Ireland

Ger Brennan of MSD Ireland explains why global biopharma firms see their future in Ireland.

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Irish companies create 100,000 jobs in US during 2018

The world and its mother knows that US investment into Ireland has been not just a boon for the domestic economy and tens of thousands of grateful employees and communities in the past 50 years — but Ireland has shown its close business ally that the relationship works both ways.

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'The Factory of the Future is no longer a concept. It is being built right now' - PM Group

Our reporter Kevin O’Neill asked international industry experts at PM Group for their view on the rapidly evolving world of manufacturing.

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ReganStein: Consulting on the cusp of disruption

Small or large, private or public; organisations at some point in their lifecycle will need to go outside their own walls for specific supplemental expertise.

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Cork is coming of age as an investment hub

It is 50 years since the first FDI investment came to Cork in the shape of Pfizer.

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Shannon Group’s projects driving inward investment

With a €40 million property investment programme completed ahead of schedule at Shannon Free Zone, and with an occupancy rate of 94%, Shannon Group plc’s property company Shannon Commercial Properties has every right to be optimistic.

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Wrike: What’s on the way for the workplace in 2019?

The phrase “the future of work” is becoming ever more common.

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Great opportunities on horizon: over 700 US companies with Irish bases

In Ireland today, there are more than 700 US companies with bases serving global markets.

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Inspiring a new generation of women in business

The American Chamber Leaders of Impact Programme, established by the Chamber’s Women in Global Organisations Network, has since last year been helping women to transform their capabilities in the area of leadership development.

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Huge drive to underpin innovation: Mark Redmond

An unprecedented drive is underway by US multinationals in Ireland — which see their Irish operations as ever more critical to their global business — to continue to bring innovation and crucial R&D to this country.

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AmChamHackers deliver pitch-perfect innovations

Over 80 participants from across 100 companies have descended on DCU Saint Patrick’s Campus for the third annual American Chamber Emerging Leaders Hackathon which kicked off on Thursday and runs until Saturday, in what has been described as a weekend of ideas and the ultimate networking event.

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Brian Gallagher: Cork Airport enters its fourth year of sustained growth

Cork Airport, Ireland’s second-largest international airport, is entering its fourth year of consecutive growth, forecasting a 7% growth increase in passenger numbers for 2019 with approximately 2.6 million passengers expected to pass through its doors.

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Cork’s role in US tech revolution

There has been a quiet IT revolution happening as the digital world transforms the way we live — and the world is waking up to the fact that Cork is becoming a major player on the world stage when it comes to tech, writes Pádraig Hoare.

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FinTech to create a wealth of jobs

Ireland has transformed itself into a leading global provider of financial services since the launch of the IFSC in Dublin just over 30 years ago, writes Kyran Fitzgerald.

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IDA Ireland optimistic for all sectors as client firms hit job creation all-time high

IDA Ireland has exceeded its five-year job growth targets in just four years.

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Tyndall National Institute looks ahead to bright future for photonics research

Tyndall National Institute in Cork is leading a new international consortium which will provide Europe with state-of-the-art photonics infrastructure.

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INFANT research breakthrough in newborn brain injury

Hypoxia or lack of oxygen to the brain at birth affects almost 200 babies in Ireland each year and results in death or disability in over two million infants each year globally.

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US-Irish philanthropy: giving for greater good

John Daly retraces the long history of business people underpinning Irish and US networks

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AlbyPharma - delivering quality, value and service

AlbyPharma based in Clonmel, Ireland and has offices in seven different locations around the world are driven by the idea of “innovate or evaporate”.

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Malwarebytes: Playing a leading role in the growth of Cork’s security cluster

In a recent blog by the Industrial Development Authority, Ireland’s inward investment promotional agency, Cork was identified as a ‘hidden gem for cyber security’

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Tecomet - a center of excellence

Founded in 1963 and based in Wilmington, MA, Tecomet is a market leading provider of manufacturing solutions for complex, high-precision products and services for the Medical Device and Aerospace & Defence markets.

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Janssen invests €300m and doubles size of Cork facility

In a matter of months, Janssen Sciences UC will have completed a major expansion in Ringaskiddy, doubling the size of its manufacturing facility and adding significant numbers to its workforce in Cork.

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Ornua soars as US appetite for Kerrygold brand grows

Áilín Quinlan hears why Ornua’s Kerrygold brand is enjoying such success in the US and globally

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Flex: Accelerating supply chains, delivering for the client

Senior Vice President and General Manager of Flex Global Services Pat Ring explains how Flex has evolved into a $25bn business

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Johnson Controls, well established at One Albert Quay

Johnson Controls is now firmly established at One Albert Quay, Ireland’s smartest building.

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Aon: Engaging members with the Internet of Things

Communication and engagement are terms, sometimes used interchangeably to describe the efforts to reach out to our pension scheme members.

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John Sisk & Son: Delivering excellence for 160 years

John Sisk & Son is Ireland’s leading construction company and has worked with a range of US multinationals in the pharma, life sciences, data centre and other sectors in Ireland and Europe for many years.

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DePuy Synthes invests in development projects

DePuy Synthes Ireland is to invest €36 million in ground-breaking research and development projects at its Innovation Centre, Loughbeg, Ringaskiddy, Co Cork.

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Facebook to create 1,000 jobs in Ireland

Facebook is making a strategic investment in Ireland, having announced plans to create 1,000 new jobs here during 2019.

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