Minister Bruton meets NAO the robot

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD and Maynooth University President, Professor Philip Nolan, met a special resident at the opening of the €20.6 million Eolas Building – Maynooth University’s new enterprise and technology hub. The Nao robot is from the Departments of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering. It’s sophistication has won Maynooth University […]

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Gordon D’Arcy takes centre stage to help Lidl launch new multi-million euro store

Rugby star Gordon D’Arcy was on hand yesterday to help Lidl Ireland celebrate the launch of its very first ‘new concept’ store in Gorey, Co Wexford, following five and a half months of construction. Representing a multi-million euro investment into the locality by the retailer, the state-of-the-art building – which measures nearly 30,000 square feet […]

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Tesco Blue Token Fund reaches €1m milestone

  In July 2014, Tesco launched the Tesco Community Fund. Through the fund, they aimed to donate €1 million every year to local good causes in the communities around each of their 148 stores. So how does it work? Well, every six weeks, they donate up to €1,000 between three local good causes in each of the […]

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McDonalds open new store in Naas

A recent commission for McDonalds Ireland to shoot architectural exterior and interior images of their new store in the retail park on the outskirts of Naas, Co. Kildare. Based on the same design style of their store in Carrickmines, South Dublin. Just a small ‘taste’ of some of the images shot below!  

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Three Ireland Announces 100 new jobs in Limerick

Ministers Michael Noonan TD, Jan O’Sullivan TD and Richard Bruton TD together with Robert Finnegan, CEO of Three , Ashley Cook, Director of CRM  and Dr James King, CEO of Limerick Chamber paid a visit yesterday to Three’s contact centre in Limerick after the mobile telecoms network completed the transition of all customer care calls […]

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IPUT plc announces the launch of 7 Hanover Quay

IPUT plc (‘IPUT’) has launched 7 Hanover Quay located at a waterfront setting on Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock. 7 Hanover Quay provides 68,000 sq ft of Grade A offices set over seven spacious floors.  The full height glass façade of the building enjoys panoramic views over Dublin Bay and the Grand Canal Basin. The building […]

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Drone Research takes off at Maynooth

By 2020 the civilian drone market could be worth  between $5 billion to $15 billion, so it’s hardly surprising that the number of drone patents  filed in recent years  has risen exponentially. Dr Tim McCarthy and his research team at the national centre for geocomputation at Maynooth University are ensuring that Ireland isn’t left behind […]

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UCD International Study Tours film

If you are planning a Faculty-led Study Tour next summer look no further than University College Dublin. It is Ireland’s largest university, with a ranking traditionally in the Top 100 World Universities and a history reaching back over 150 years. Set on a beautiful, woodland campus, UCD offers world-class academic and sporting facilities, and is […]

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Lidl Launches Debut Autumn/Winter Collection

Lidl has returned to the fashion circuit with the launch of its debut Esmara Autumn/Winter collection, following the sell-out success of its first ever fashion collection earlier this year. The focus of the new collection is on functional staples, plush fabrics and elegant layering at prices that won’t break the bank. The first range from […]

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Anexia pens Interxion data centre deal

Interxion has been selected by global hosting management services provider Anexia to provide data centre services from its data centre in Dublin. The deal enables Anexia to service the needs of US corporation clients with European head-quarters in Dublin even better.   Anexia, whose head office is based in Austria, offers customised solutions for Web […]

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Vodafone Ireland investing €7m in new data centre services

Vodafone Ireland has announced that it is to invest €7m to provide new data centre services for its business and public sector customers in Ireland, as part of the expansion of its cloud and hosting business across Europe. According to Vodafone, enterprise customers will now be able to enhance their IT security, increase their operational […]

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Tesco Lemonade & Lollipop campaign for Temple Street Hospital

Tesco stores nationwide  hosted ‘Lemonade & Lollipop’ stands to raise funds for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital, the retailer’s charity of the year last Saturday August 8, where customers were invited to enjoy a cup of lemonade and a lollipop in their local Tesco store, in exchange for a small donation to the hospital. So […]

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Nesta Re-Brand with Melanie Cantor

NESTA, Ireland’s largest self-storage provider, teamed up with Channel 4 storage solutions expert, Melanie Cantor, to announce its exciting new rebrand with a breakfast in the Dean Hotel. Melanie offered storage tips and advice gleaned from her own experiences, and introduced guests to the four different kinds of hoarder personalities: • Magpie Hoarders – those […]

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Lidl Media Trip, Bordeaux, France

I’m just back from Bordeaux, France where Lidl Ireland invited the most discerning wine journalists in the country to accompany them on a trip to taste the new French wines coming to their stores from the region, and to visit some of the vineyards from where the wine was chosen. I’m not going to say […]

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New ESB / Vodafone Partnership – SIRO

A new venture between energy giant ESB and telecoms giant Vodafone, called Siro, will deliver fibre broadband over ESB lines to 500,000 homes and businesses in 50 regional towns over the coming three years. The ESB and Vodafone have jointly invested €450m in the service, which will offer households speeds of up to 1,000Mbs. 60 […]

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Gaelectric Faughary Windfarm Video

Gaelectric, the renewable energy and energy storage group, marked the opening of its latest operating windfarm at Faughary on the outskirts of Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. The opening coincided with Global Wind Energy Day and was marked by visits by St. Claire’s and Largy schools, Manorhamilton, to Faughary Wind Farm. The video contains interviews with Gaelectric’s […]

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Gaelectric Faughary Windfarm, Ireland

Gaelectric marks opening of its fourth wind farm at Faughary in Co. Leitrim 6 MW project comprises 3 x Enercon E82 turbines that will generate sufficient power to the meet the needs of 4,000 homes Gaelectric, the renewable energy and energy storage group, marked the opening of its latest operating windfarm at Faughary on the […]

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Bloomsday 2015 @ UCD

UCD hosted an early morning breakfast and a recital of Ulysses to it’s students and staff, the first event in Dublin on Bloomsday 2015. To mark the occasion, as always, participants arrived wearing the dress code of Joyce’s day and this year they also had an old vintage parked outside the library. Here are some […]

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UNICEF – UN Sec Gen Ban Ki-Moon

UNICEF Ireland Youth Ambassadors host historic meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Ireland’s youngest citizens advocate for children’s rights to be placed at the heart of a new global agenda Seven UNICEF Ireland Youth Ambassadors met with the UN Secretary General, Mr Ban Ki-Moon to advocate for the protection of children’s rights. Attending an […]

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New Website for TROY’S Abattoir

Westmeath-based ‘Troys’, a producer of fine Irish meats for over 35 years have just had a beautiful makeover, courtesy of Guerillascope. From the site: “In 1978 Bernard Troy established the business in his butchers shop in Tyrrellspass, Co. Westmeath in Ireland. In the pre-supermarket era the butchers shop was a daily stop for any household […]

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