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Here's how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

Here's how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey

Jul 7th 2019, 2:49 PM 14,647 Views 14 Comments

Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.

Ireland's beef with Mercosur - how the deal is adding to the struggles of the Irish farmer
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Ireland's beef with Mercosur - how the deal is adding to the struggles of the Irish farmer

Jul 5th 2019, 1:00 AM 895 Views 0 Comments

Beef farmers are worried that they could be a pawn in a bigger trade game.

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey

Jul 4th 2019, 9:53 AM 210 Views 0 Comments

Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey
# Food And Drink
From Business ETC
# Food And Drink

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey

Jul 2nd 2019, 5:14 PM 841 Views 0 Comments

Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.

Report calls on companies to implement a clearer strategy on innovation training
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Report calls on companies to implement a clearer strategy on innovation training

Jul 2nd 2019, 12:00 PM 346 Views 0 Comments

The Skillnet-commissioned study found that 69% of companies don’t have any programmes in place.

'A pattern of travel, a pattern of behaviour': How 'increased vigilance' by US border security is affecting Ireland
# Tourism And Transport
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# Tourism And Transport

'A pattern of travel, a pattern of behaviour': How 'increased vigilance' by US border security is affecting Ireland

Jun 28th 2019, 9:40 AM 1,777 Views 0 Comments

There has been ‘increased vigilance’ around travel from Ireland to the US of late.

Irish food companies are accelerating Brexit preparations as a no-deal 'cliff-edge' looms
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# Policy And Economy

Irish food companies are accelerating Brexit preparations as a no-deal 'cliff-edge' looms

Jun 27th 2019, 10:27 AM 198 Views 0 Comments

Many companies are stockholding weeks worth of goods.

Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service

Jun 27th 2019, 10:21 AM 365 Views 0 Comments

The company was unsuccessful in talks with officials last year but has plans for an Irish launch eventually.

Privacy champion Johnny Ryan is on a mission to clean up 'dirty adtech'
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Privacy champion Johnny Ryan is on a mission to clean up 'dirty adtech'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:19 AM 288 Views 0 Comments

The chief policy officer at privacy-focused web browser Brave recently testified before US senators.

Irish food companies are accelerating Brexit preparations as a no-deal 'cliff-edge' looms
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# Policy And Economy

Irish food companies are accelerating Brexit preparations as a no-deal 'cliff-edge' looms

Jun 26th 2019, 5:32 PM 405 Views 0 Comments

Many companies are stockholding weeks worth of goods.

Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service
# Startups And Tech
From Business ETC
# Startups And Tech

Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service

Jun 26th 2019, 1:00 AM 798 Views 0 Comments

The company was unsuccessful in talks with officials last year but has plans for an Irish launch eventually.

Your crash course in... Ireland's Summer Economic Statement
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Your crash course in... Ireland's Summer Economic Statement

Jun 25th 2019, 6:04 PM 471 Views 0 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe set out the deal or no-deal scenarios as Ireland braces for Brexit.

A group that briefs Louis Vuitton's owner on eco issues is writing a green tourism plan for Ireland
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# Tourism And Transport

A group that briefs Louis Vuitton's owner on eco issues is writing a green tourism plan for Ireland

Jun 24th 2019, 1:00 PM 585 Views 0 Comments

Brisbane-based EarthCheck has been enlisted to recommend measures for a State sustainability policy.

Recycling tech firm Eiravato is moving to Luxembourg after a slow take-up in Ireland
# Policy And Economy
# Policy And Economy

Recycling tech firm Eiravato is moving to Luxembourg after a slow take-up in Ireland

Jun 20th 2019, 9:50 AM 623 Views 0 Comments

The company provides ‘circular economy’ software solutions to businesses.

Most businesses say their future will be shaped by AI - but they aren't investing in it
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# Startups And Tech

Most businesses say their future will be shaped by AI - but they aren't investing in it

Jun 18th 2019, 1:00 AM 642 Views 0 Comments

One of the Big Four says Ireland is falling behind when it comes to prepping for the artificial intelligence era.

Your crash course in... Ireland's move toward a green economy
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Your crash course in... Ireland's move toward a green economy

Jun 14th 2019, 1:00 AM 692 Views 0 Comments

Ireland isn’t on target to hit its carbon emission reduction targets.

Recycling tech firm Eiravato is moving to Luxembourg after a slow take-up in Ireland
# Policy And Economy
From Business ETC
# Policy And Economy

Recycling tech firm Eiravato is moving to Luxembourg after a slow take-up in Ireland

Jun 13th 2019, 3:54 PM 936 Views 0 Comments

The company provides ‘circular economy’ software solutions to businesses.

Your crash course in... parental leave
# Policy And Economy
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# Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... parental leave

Jun 8th 2019, 1:00 AM 1,042 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how businesses are changing their attitudes to parental leave.

Your crash course in... the circular economy
# Policy And Economy
# Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... the circular economy

Jun 6th 2019, 1:17 PM 1,169 Views 0 Comments

A breakdown of the opportunities and challenges for businesses heading towards the circular economy.

Facebook warned that ban on children's junk food ads could hurt marketing of Spotify playlists
# Policy And Economy
# Policy And Economy

Facebook warned that ban on children's junk food ads could hurt marketing of Spotify playlists

Jun 3rd 2019, 6:00 PM 11,915 Views 20 Comments

The social media giant has lobbied against an amendment to data protection laws.

Your crash course in... the circular economy
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# Policy And Economy

Your crash course in... the circular economy

Jun 1st 2019, 1:00 AM 1,283 Views 0 Comments

A breakdown of the opportunities and challenges for businesses heading towards the circular economy.

Businesses hit a target for dropping dependency on UK exports two years ahead of schedule
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Businesses hit a target for dropping dependency on UK exports two years ahead of schedule

May 30th 2019, 3:57 PM 435 Views 0 Comments

Enterprise Ireland originally set the goal for 2020.

Facebook says a ban on junk food ads for children could hurt the marketing of Spotify playlists
# Policy And Economy
# Policy And Economy

Facebook says a ban on junk food ads for children could hurt the marketing of Spotify playlists

May 30th 2019, 9:36 AM 189 Views 1 Comment

The social media giant has lobbied against an amendment to data protection laws.

The colossal plane-leasing sector says it's still hurting from Ireland's tax-haven status in Brazil
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

The colossal plane-leasing sector says it's still hurting from Ireland's tax-haven status in Brazil

May 30th 2019, 9:33 AM 563 Views 1 Comment

Brazilian tax officials blacklisted the Republic more than two years ago.

Facebook says a ban on junk food ads for children could hurt the marketing of Spotify playlists
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From Business ETC
# Policy And Economy

Facebook says a ban on junk food ads for children could hurt the marketing of Spotify playlists

May 28th 2019, 1:00 AM 781 Views 0 Comments

The social media giant has lobbied against an amendment to data protection laws.

The colossal plane-leasing sector says it's still hurting from Ireland's tax-haven status in Brazil
# Tourism And Transport
From Business ETC
# Tourism And Transport

The colossal plane-leasing sector says it's still hurting from Ireland's tax-haven status in Brazil

May 23rd 2019, 1:00 PM 1,437 Views 0 Comments

Brazilian tax officials blacklisted the Republic more than two years ago.

Voters must turn out to ensure our communities prosper in the face of enormous challenges
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# Insights And Opnion

Voters must turn out to ensure our communities prosper in the face of enormous challenges

May 11th 2019, 3:00 PM 255 Views 0 Comments

We must build and plan our urban environment to accommodate the changes that are to come.

The passport system is getting a reboot as officials grapple a Brexit-related spike in applications
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The passport system is getting a reboot as officials grapple a Brexit-related spike in applications

Apr 18th 2019, 12:00 PM 912 Views 0 Comments

The State is tendering a €13 million contract for provision of a system to help reduce processing times.

Poll: Do you still have faith in the State's broadband plan?
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# Policy And Economy

Poll: Do you still have faith in the State's broadband plan?

Apr 15th 2019, 4:18 PM 595 Views 0 Comments

A decision on the project has been delayed. Again.

Shannon and Knock airports tried to reverse a block on post-Brexit duty-free
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# Tourism And Transport

Shannon and Knock airports tried to reverse a block on post-Brexit duty-free

Apr 13th 2019, 1:00 AM 645 Views 0 Comments

Lobby groups have pushed for the measure to be restored between Ireland and the UK.

How Cook Medical's new Irish manufacturing boss is navigating the evolving device landscape
# Health And Education
# Health And Education

How Cook Medical's new Irish manufacturing boss is navigating the evolving device landscape

Apr 11th 2019, 1:34 PM 677 Views 0 Comments

The Limerick plant is leading the firm’s prep for the wave of new medical equipment regulations.

How Cook Medical's new Irish manufacturing boss is navigating the evolving device landscape
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# Health And Education

How Cook Medical's new Irish manufacturing boss is navigating the evolving device landscape

Apr 7th 2019, 1:00 AM 2,520 Views 0 Comments

The Limerick plant is leading the firm’s prep for the wave of new medical equipment regulations.

AI startup Iconic is trying to improve translations of under-represented languages for EU bodies
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# Startups And Tech

AI startup Iconic is trying to improve translations of under-represented languages for EU bodies

Apr 6th 2019, 1:00 AM 564 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin startup is part of a consortium that recently received €1.1 million in European Commission funding.

TenderScout changed its name to Orbidal to make it more US-friendly
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TenderScout changed its name to Orbidal to make it more US-friendly

Apr 5th 2019, 1:00 AM 621 Views 0 Comments

The company opted to drop the ‘tender’ terminology as it moves into new markets.

Why it's time for Ireland's lawmakers to get a scoot on with e-scooters
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Why it's time for Ireland's lawmakers to get a scoot on with e-scooters

Apr 4th 2019, 8:51 AM 1,417 Views 1 Comment

Some officials think the tech is a ‘non-starter’. But workers are already speaking with their feet.

Startups champion Niamh Bushnell is leaving TechIreland to return to her 'first love'
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Startups champion Niamh Bushnell is leaving TechIreland to return to her 'first love'

Apr 4th 2019, 7:00 AM 695 Views 0 Comments

She will be taking up a new role at voice tech startup SoapBox Labs.

With Dublin filling up, Kildare wants to be the Brexit stockpiling destination
# Building And Property
From Business ETC
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With Dublin filling up, Kildare wants to be the Brexit stockpiling destination

Apr 1st 2019, 6:00 PM 769 Views 0 Comments

The county is collating info on all the warehousing space available as the UK’s exit nears.

Poll: Should lawmakers ban e-scooters?
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From Business ETC
# Tourism And Transport

Poll: Should lawmakers ban e-scooters?

Apr 1st 2019, 3:10 PM 2,475 Views 0 Comments

Dublin Chamber has called on officials to embrace the increasingly popular mode of transport.

Why it's time for Ireland's lawmakers to get a scoot on with e-scooters
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From Business ETC
# Tourism And Transport

Why it's time for Ireland's lawmakers to get a scoot on with e-scooters

Apr 1st 2019, 1:00 AM 2,538 Views 0 Comments

Some officials think the tech is a ‘non-starter’. But workers are already speaking with their feet.

Poll: Is the EU right to ignore America's call for a Huawei ban?
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Poll: Is the EU right to ignore America's call for a Huawei ban?

Mar 25th 2019, 3:00 PM 951 Views 0 Comments

The US has heavily lobbied Brussels to give the Chinese tech giant the cold shoulder on security grounds.