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# Services

Last year
2022
# delayed delivery
'At this stage, it is a crisis': Children still left waiting for public disability services
Parents devastated as one-quarter of staff roles in new disability network teams remain unfilled and children left in limbo.
Staff vacancies in Child Disability Network Teams as high as 88% in one locality, reports Orla Dwyer.
"Everything is a fight," say parents who report poor communication from teams.
Therapist vacancies are highest, leaving children without services.
All time
# Level 3
No changes to limits for weddings and funerals, places of worship to reopen next Tuesday
As we exit Level 5, people will have been wondering about whether they can attend mass or other religious services.
# Turn2Me
New online mental health service launched for frontline workers
The new tool for frontline workers is an instant chat service.
# Sports
Low-cost gym chain Flyefit has worked out a huge increase in revenue
Sales at the Dublin-based outfit increased by 50% in 2016.
# Sweating it out
Low-cost gym chain Flyefit has worked out a huge increase in revenue
Sales at the Dublin-based outfit increased by 50% in 2016.
# SiteServ
Denis O'Brien has pumped millions into his Actavo business after swingeing job cuts
The engineering services firm was previously known as Siteserv.
# agribusiness
Why this Dublin woman left Melbourne to start a flower business with her in-laws
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Flowers Made Easy.
# agribusiness
Why this Dublin woman left Melbourne to start a flower business with her in-laws
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Flowers Made Easy.
# teething pains
'My choice was to knuckle down and do something for myself - or emigrate'
As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin-based Docklands Dental.
# docklands dental
'My choice was to knuckle down and do something for myself - or emigrate'
As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin-based Docklands Dental.
# Health
'My choice was to knuckle down and do something for myself - or emigrate'
As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin-based Docklands Dental.
# Services
A delivery man has been awarded €30,000 after hurting his back lifting trays of bread
The man tried to lift a 20kg tray while working in Ballymun.
Voices
'I thought a meeting was about other people being let go. I got a land when I was made redundant'
Galway’s Sylvester Neylon tells how he started his own cleaning company, which now employs 550 people.
# Software
Sales at a Cork software firm that counts Disney as a customer have passed the €10m mark
Blackpool-based Teamwork more than doubled its workforce in 2016.
# Recession
Why this Tipperary man with five degrees left a good job in the middle of the recession
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin-based Future Analytics Consulting.
Voices
'I thought a meeting was about other people being let go. I got a land when I was made redundant'
Galway’s Sylvester Neylon tells how he started his own cleaning company, which now employs 550 people.
# william hynes
Why this Tipperary man with five degrees left a good job in the middle of the recession
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin-based Future Analytics Consulting.
# Services
Why this Tipperary man with five degrees left a good job in the middle of the recession
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin-based Future Analytics Consulting.
# Services
Nearly two centuries after its launch in Ireland, Friends First will be sold to Aviva
The cash deal is worth €130 million, but it still needs to clear regulatory approval.
# Labour Court
The world's biggest security firm is refusing to improve redundancy payouts for Irish staff
G4S cut workers after moving some operations from Dublin to Belfast.
# resource and energy
The biggest Irish firm you've probably never heard of is joining Dublin's stock exchange
A proposal to buy plastics giant One51 in a massive deal has fallen through.
# G4S
The world's biggest security firm is refusing to lift redundancy payouts for Irish staff
G4S cut workers after moving some operations from Dublin to Belfast.
# Services
Voxpro's two founders shared in a €40m cash windfall from the Cork firm's sale
Dan and Linda Kiely started the outsourcing company in an office above a pub.
# Services
The world's biggest security firm is refusing to lift redundancy payouts for Irish staff
G4S cut workers after moving some operations from Dublin to Belfast.
Voices
Why you need seven laptops... and other hacks to pull off a big event
This tech guru delivers a masterclass in avoiding ‘technical difficulties’ at conferences.
# Services
Cork outsourcing giant Voxpro doubled sales in the year before it was bought
The firm founded by husband and wife Dan and Linda Kiely saw sales swell to €60 million in 2016.
# Software
A Galway company is snapping up a Nasdaq-listed tech firm in a massive deal
Fintrax will spend about €200 million buying Planet Payment.
# nostra
'I had a Ferrari and six houses by the time I was 26, but I wasn't happy'
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin tech firm Nostra.
# orla sheils
'Parcel Motel was my biggest risk - we didn't know how long it would take to catch on'
The firm’s general manager, Orla Sheils, also talks about the importance of ‘do nothing’ days.
# Services
'I had a Ferrari and six houses by the time I was 26, but I wasn't happy'
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin tech firm Nostra.
# Services
'Parcel Motel was my biggest risk - we didn't know how long it would take to catch on'
The firm’s general manager, Orla Sheils, also talks about the importance of ‘do nothing’ days.
# mortar and more
'I used to never switch off and work until 9pm. Having a daughter changed that'
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin designers Mortar & More.
# Services
'I used to never switch off and work until 9pm. Having a daughter changed that'
As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin designers Mortar & More.
# help the aged
Ireland's competition watchdog is probing reports of nursing homes ripping off elderly people
Nursing homes are reportedly charging residents extra for routine services like hairdressing.
# Services
Ireland's competition watchdog is probing reports of nursing home rip-offs
Nursing homes are reportedly charging residents extra for routine services like hairdressing.
# Services
What to do if your business is hit by Storm Ophelia
Do contact your insurer. Don’t put yourself at risk.
# Ophelia
Funeral services cancelled as Ophelia moves across Ireland
Services in Dublin have gone ahead as planned, but a number of funerals in Cork were postponed due to the extreme weather.
# Treasury Holdings
Dublin's convention centre raked in a multimillion-euro profit last year
The facility was owned by boom-time builders Johnny Ronan, Richard Barrett and Harry Crosbie.
# in the black
Dublin's convention centre raked in a multimillion-euro profit last year
The facility was owned by boom-time builders Johnny Ronan, Richard Barrett and Harry Crosbie.
# Services
Dublin's convention centre raked in a multimillion-euro profit last year
The facility was owned by boom-time builders Johnny Ronan, Richard Barrett and Harry Crosbie.