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'Worst on record' job losses as over 40% of manufacturing firms cut staff
# Fear Factory
# Fear Factory

'Worst on record' job losses as over 40% of manufacturing firms cut staff

May 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 17,493 Views 13 Comments

Some 41% of firms surveyed say they let workers go in April.

From shoes to prosthetic arms, there is a growing appetite for personalisation in medtech
# Health 2.0
# Health 2.0

From shoes to prosthetic arms, there is a growing appetite for personalisation in medtech

Feb 13th 2020, 4:09 PM 250 Views 0 Comments

The Irish manufacturing industry is using new tech to develop ‘batch-of-one’ processing.

'I fought hard for them': Trump hits out at Harley-Davidson over plans to move some production overseas
# MADE IN AMERICA
# MADE IN AMERICA

'I fought hard for them': Trump hits out at Harley-Davidson over plans to move some production overseas

Jun 26th 2018, 8:21 AM 27,139 Views 76 Comments

The company is seeking to avoid retaliatory European tariffs imposed last week.

The owner of Jacob's has sealed a €100m deal to acquire the XXX Mints and Benecol brands
# Food And Drink
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# Food And Drink

The owner of Jacob's has sealed a €100m deal to acquire the XXX Mints and Benecol brands

Dec 22nd 2017, 1:43 PM 579 Views 0 Comments

Valeo Foods will takeover Raisio’s six factories in the UK and Czech Republic.

A major packaging firm in Cavan was ordered to pay €8,000 in a racial discrimination case
# Manufacturing
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# Manufacturing

A major packaging firm in Cavan was ordered to pay €8,000 in a racial discrimination case

Dec 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 1,839 Views 0 Comments

Ballyconnell-based Boxmore Plastics failed to overturn a Workplace Relations Commission decision.

One of Mayo's biggest success stories has racked up a multimillion-euro profit
# Manufacturing
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# Manufacturing

One of Mayo's biggest success stories has racked up a multimillion-euro profit

Dec 21st 2017, 10:51 AM 1,630 Views 0 Comments

Portwest is led by Harry Hughes, who was recently named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year.

A Dublin air conditioning maker has been snapped up by a Swedish industrial giant
# Manufacturing
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# Manufacturing

A Dublin air conditioning maker has been snapped up by a Swedish industrial giant

Dec 19th 2017, 10:57 AM 1,392 Views 0 Comments

Lindab has acquired AC Manufacturing, which has dozens of Irish workers.

The company behind Cadbury has been told to give its Dublin workers a pay hike
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

The company behind Cadbury has been told to give its Dublin workers a pay hike

Dec 17th 2017, 6:00 AM 813 Views 0 Comments

Mondelez workers at the company’s Coolock factory briefly went on strike last year.

French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year
# Closure
# Closure

French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year

Dec 11th 2017, 4:32 PM 31,046 Views 31 Comments

Some 60 people are set to lose their jobs.

French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year
# Manufacturing
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# Manufacturing

French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year

Dec 11th 2017, 2:44 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

Some 60 people are set to lose their jobs.

'I got married at 23 and had to retire. At 40, I started a chocolate firm in my kitchen'
# Sweet Talk
# Sweet Talk

'I got married at 23 and had to retire. At 40, I started a chocolate firm in my kitchen'

Nov 11th 2017, 9:15 AM 26,696 Views 6 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Meath-based Lir Chocolates.

'I got married at 23 and had to retire. At 40, I started a chocolate firm in my kitchen'
# Lir Chocolates
# Lir Chocolates

'I got married at 23 and had to retire. At 40, I started a chocolate firm in my kitchen'

Nov 9th 2017, 2:29 PM 1,317 Views 1 Comment

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Meath-based Lir Chocolates.

'I got married at 23 and had to retire. At 40, I started a chocolate firm in my kitchen'
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

'I got married at 23 and had to retire. At 40, I started a chocolate firm in my kitchen'

Nov 8th 2017, 6:04 PM 4,036 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Meath-based Lir Chocolates.

A Kilkenny shower company has been snapped up in a massive €70m deal
# Merlyn Industries
# Merlyn Industries

A Kilkenny shower company has been snapped up in a massive €70m deal

Nov 2nd 2017, 3:52 PM 2,660 Views 0 Comments

UK firm Norcros is paying top dollar for Merlyn Industries.

A Kilkenny shower company has been snapped up in a massive €70m deal
# Manufacturing
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# Manufacturing

A Kilkenny shower company has been snapped up in a massive €70m deal

Nov 2nd 2017, 10:48 AM 3,934 Views 0 Comments

UK firm Norcros is paying top dollar for Merlyn Industries.

'Being a parent grounded me and taught me some things are more important than work'
# Insights
From Business ETC
# Insights

'Being a parent grounded me and taught me some things are more important than work'

Oct 30th 2017, 1:53 PM 647 Views 0 Comments

Industrial designer Brian Stephens took some lessons from Japan to his own consultancy in Ireland.

The founder of the Dublin Whiskey Company is bringing an established Irish brewer to Inchicore
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

The founder of the Dublin Whiskey Company is bringing an established Irish brewer to Inchicore

Oct 28th 2017, 2:01 PM 3,126 Views 0 Comments

Rathcoole-based Rascals Brewery will move into the area next year.

A German manufacturing giant is about to set up a 3D-printing lab in Tallaght
# Manufacturing
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# Manufacturing

A German manufacturing giant is about to set up a 3D-printing lab in Tallaght

Oct 23rd 2017, 10:40 AM 1,574 Views 0 Comments

Henkel, which already employs 400 people in Ireland, will hire 40 more staff.

Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes as Keogh's goes from 'crop to crisp'
# Keogh's Crisps
# Keogh's Crisps

Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes as Keogh's goes from 'crop to crisp'

Oct 19th 2017, 3:16 PM 4,598 Views 1 Comment

Tom Keogh shows us how the family-owned firm makes its products in north county Dublin.

Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes as Keogh's goes from 'crop to crisp'
# Manufacturing
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# Manufacturing

Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes as Keogh's goes from 'crop to crisp'

Oct 15th 2017, 6:01 PM 5,038 Views 0 Comments

Tom Keogh shows us how the family-owned firm makes its products in north county Dublin.

A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under
# Swift
# Swift

A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under

Oct 15th 2017, 8:15 AM 20,631 Views 22 Comments

Swift Composite Prototypes has been placed into liquidation.

A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under
# Out Of Charge
# Out Of Charge

A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under

Oct 13th 2017, 9:15 AM 950 Views 0 Comments

Swift Composite Prototypes has been placed into liquidation.

A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under
# Manufacturing
From Business ETC
# Manufacturing

A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under

Oct 12th 2017, 8:12 PM 2,569 Views 0 Comments

Swift Composite Prototypes has been placed into liquidation.

These Wexford brewers are making video games and comics to stand out in the craft beer rat race
# Crafty Move
# Crafty Move

These Wexford brewers are making video games and comics to stand out in the craft beer rat race

Oct 1st 2017, 5:00 PM 16,104 Views 26 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile YellowBelly Beer.

These Wexford brewers are making video games and comics to stand out in the craft beer race
# Yellowbelly Beer
# Yellowbelly Beer

These Wexford brewers are making video games and comics to stand out in the craft beer race

Sep 28th 2017, 1:35 PM 96 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile YellowBelly Beer.

Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes at Dublin's newest cakes and snacks factory
# Broderick's
# Broderick's

Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes at Dublin's newest cakes and snacks factory

Sep 28th 2017, 1:27 PM 2,130 Views 0 Comments

Family-owned company Broderick’s has thrown open the doors of its brand new factory.

Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes at Dublin's newest cakes and snacks factory
# Manufacturing
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# Manufacturing

Made in Ireland: Behind the scenes at Dublin's newest cakes and snacks factory

Sep 24th 2017, 4:02 PM 3,273 Views 0 Comments

Family-owned company Broderick’s has thrown open the doors of its brand new factory.

These Wexford brewers are making video games and comics to stand out in the craft beer rat race
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

These Wexford brewers are making video games and comics to stand out in the craft beer rat race

Sep 23rd 2017, 2:01 PM 1,488 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile YellowBelly Beer.

'I wanted to make something Irish. What I ended up bottling was the smell of failure'
# Startups
# Startups

'I wanted to make something Irish. What I ended up bottling was the smell of failure'

Sep 21st 2017, 4:20 PM 1,468 Views 0 Comments

After leaving school to work as a labourer, Karl Murray found his way into the aromatherapy business.

Why Ireland should welcome the robots coming to 'take' our jobs
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Why Ireland should welcome the robots coming to 'take' our jobs

Sep 17th 2017, 1:00 PM 241 Views 0 Comments

The next industrial revolution will have a wide-reaching impact on the workforce.

'I wanted to make something Irish. What I ended up bottling was the smell of failure'
# Startups
From Business ETC
# Startups

'I wanted to make something Irish. What I ended up bottling was the smell of failure'

Sep 15th 2017, 4:30 PM 1,344 Views 0 Comments

After leaving school to work as a labourer, Karl Murray found his way into the aromatherapy business.

Locals are trying to block a 'smelly' €60m Dairygold factory in their 'sleepy village'
# Manufacturing
# Manufacturing

Locals are trying to block a 'smelly' €60m Dairygold factory in their 'sleepy village'

Sep 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 29,214 Views 26 Comments

The manufacturer wants to expand its facilities in east Cork after securing a major contract.

The Cork distillery behind The Pogues whiskey delivered million-euro profits last year
# West Cork Distillers
# West Cork Distillers

The Cork distillery behind The Pogues whiskey delivered million-euro profits last year

Sep 7th 2017, 5:00 PM 2,033 Views 0 Comments

Skibbereen-based West Cork Distillers has been expanding its capacity in the town.

Locals are trying to block a 'smelly' €60m Dairygold factory in their 'sleepy village'
# Mogeely
# Mogeely

Locals are trying to block a 'smelly' €60m Dairygold factory in their 'sleepy village'

Sep 7th 2017, 3:17 PM 723 Views 0 Comments

The manufacturer wants to expand its facilities in east Cork after securing a major contract.

The Cork distillery behind The Pogues whiskey delivered million-euro profits last year
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

The Cork distillery behind The Pogues whiskey delivered million-euro profits last year

Sep 4th 2017, 4:45 PM 1,785 Views 0 Comments

Skibbereen-based West Cork Distillers has been expanding its capacity in the town.

Locals are trying to block a 'smelly' €60m Dairygold factory in their 'sleepy village'
# Manufacturing
From Business ETC
# Manufacturing

Locals are trying to block a 'smelly' €60m Dairygold factory in their 'sleepy village'

Sep 1st 2017, 12:05 PM 1,610 Views 0 Comments

The manufacturer wants to expand its facilities in east Cork after securing a major contract.

'Slow, tortuous, difficult and costly': The tale of Galway Port's long-delayed expansion plans
# Planning
# Planning

'Slow, tortuous, difficult and costly': The tale of Galway Port's long-delayed expansion plans

Aug 27th 2017, 11:30 AM 13,116 Views 10 Comments

The west of Ireland port first applied for development approval in 2014.

'Slow, tortuous, difficult and costly': The tale of Galway Port's long-delayed expansion plans
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

'Slow, tortuous, difficult and costly': The tale of Galway Port's long-delayed expansion plans

Aug 24th 2017, 1:47 PM 774 Views 0 Comments

The west of Ireland port first applied for development approval in 2014.

'Slow, tortuous, difficult and costly': The tale of Galway Port's long-delayed expansion plans
# Transport
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# Transport

'Slow, tortuous, difficult and costly': The tale of Galway Port's long-delayed expansion plans

Aug 20th 2017, 6:01 AM 1,849 Views 0 Comments

The west of Ireland port first applied for development approval in 2014.

It's not just housing - Dublin doesn't have enough warehouses
# Ware Are You
# Ware Are You

It's not just housing - Dublin doesn't have enough warehouses

Aug 12th 2017, 8:15 AM 12,040 Views 23 Comments

The property is needed to back the growth of Dublin Port.

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