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# fora - Today’s News

Future GamerCons won't go ahead unless 'every single problem' is identified after queuing chaos

Convention founder Ferdi Roberts had said more events were planned for London, Madrid and Berlin.

# fora - Yesterday’s News

'I'm able to let out a big secret': Dublin is getting a new arcade game restaurant

The company behind The RAGE retro gaming shop on Fade Street is opening a new premises in Smithfield.

Future GamerCons won't go ahead unless 'every single problem' is identified after queuing chaos

Convention founder Ferdi Roberts had said more events were planned for London, Madrid and Berlin.

Dublin is almost as expensive for workers to live in as London

The weaker pound has made the British capital much cheaper against its international peers.

'If this was France we would protect our jobs. In Ireland we don't seem to care'

Connect Ireland’s job scheme, aimed at the Irish diaspora, looks set to be shelved.

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A Waterford firm that makes virtual reality videos for the classroom has raised a million euro

Suir Valley Ventures and Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Funds led the investment round.

Meet the gym owner who moved back in with his parents to launch an Airbnb for cars

Vehicle rental startup Fleet is due to launch in Ireland next month.

'I was looking for an excuse to come home. But there was a recession on and I had no job'

This businesswoman dabbled in a few careers before she brought the Inglot makeup brand to Ireland.

'The bank repossessed my home three weeks before Christmas. I had to start again'

The collapse of the Celtic Tiger cost this businessman his construction firm – so he got into sausages instead.

'After helping organise the Irish Open, I decided I'd had enough and moved to South Africa'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin golf club rental firm Clubs to Hire.

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With no convention centre, Cork is losing out on millions from large-scale events

The average visitor spends more than €1,500 on accommodation and other needs.

12 successful entrepreneurs share their one essential tip for starting out

12 successful entrepreneurs share their one essential tip for starting out

Don’t miss your chance to win an MSc scholarship at UCD Smurfit School.

'6.6% unemployment - that's my performance': Mary Mitchell O'Connor hits back at critics

The Jobs Minister has come under fire with signs of discontent among her staff.

# fora - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

A €280m Saudi-backed development could make Waterford 'Ireland's top regional city'

The Fawaz Alhokair Group is reportedly planning to develop around 100,000 sq m under the deal.

The corporate watchdog wants to know more about INM's abandoned bid for Newstalk

Ireland’s largest newspaper group has been asked “to produce books and records” about the reported bid.

# fora - Monday 20 March, 2017

Irish farmers want an EU ban on Brazilian meat after the country's tainted-food scandal

A two-year probe has led to allegations that exporters sold unfit products.

# fora - Sunday 19 March, 2017

In Youghal, one businessman prays for storms to test his high-speed 'stealth boats'

Cork firm Safehaven Marine sells its vessels as far afield as the Middle East and Asia.

'As a child, my father had me handing out leaflets in a shopping centre. It was a business lesson'

This company manager was thrown into the deep end at the weigh-loss firm her parents established.

'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man'

Restored Hearing’s Rhona Togher says both her gender and age have been barriers in business.

'We compete with huge multinationals, but we're just two girls in Galway who had an idea'

These sisters took a step back from their dental practices to launch their own product.

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The Dutch state railway is holding almost €1 billion in profits in an Irish company

Netherlands Railways was previously accused of using the firm to dodge taxes.

Movidius founder after €300m sale to Intel: 'Losing control of the company is difficult'

But Sean Mitchell says the chip designer will be hiring ‘a lot’ of people in Ireland.

# fora - Saturday 18 March, 2017

These were the most expensive hotels sold in Ireland last year

The biggest deal of the year was the sale of the DoubleTree by Hilton in south Dublin.

Cake and chocolate maker Broderick's plans to hitch a ride on the 'healthy' snacks craze

The company is setting up a major new factory in Tallaght, which it hopes to throw open to public tours.

UCC is planning a €100m expansion to draw thousands of extra students

The historic former Cork Savings Bank will house the expanded business school.

'In home care you need to put up a barrier or you get emotionally wrecked'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin firm Castle Homecare.

# fora - Friday 17 March, 2017

Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon

Future hotel managers have been coming to this school in County Clare for over 60 years.

The business behind the one-day-a-year shamrock industry

Ireland’s national plant is shipped all over the world for St Patrick’s Day.

Over a dozen Irish shopping centres changed hands last year. Here are the biggest deals

Blanchardstown Town Centre was sold in Ireland’s most expensive-ever property deal.

# fora - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Fora is partnering with UCD Smurfit School to offer one entrepreneur a scholarship worth up to €14,500

Supporting tomorrow’s start-up stars with a potentially life-changing opportunity.

'In home care you need to put up a barrier or you get emotionally wrecked'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin firm Castle Homecare.

# fora - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Here is the pay gap between public and private sector workers

Earnings were generally higher in the public sector, but the gap has narrowed markedly.

Hundreds of workers at Trinity College are gearing up for strike action

Unions say that support staff are not getting put on permanent contracts.

'As a child, my father had me handing out leaflets in a shopping centre. It was a business lesson'

This company manager was thrown into the deep end at the weigh-loss firm her parents established.

'We compete with huge multinationals, but we're just two girls in Galway who had an idea'

These sisters took a step back from their dental practices to launch their own product.

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The Irish-owned firm that laid the World Cup final pitch is setting up its first offices here

SIS Pitches will open facilities in Wicklow, Tyrone and Sligo.

Over a dozen Irish shopping centres changed hands last year. Here are the biggest deals

Blanchardstown Town Centre was sold in Ireland’s most expensive-ever property deal.

Cake and chocolate maker Broderick's plans to hitch a ride on the 'healthy' snacks craze

The company is setting up a major new factory in Tallaght, which it hopes to throw open to public tours.

'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man'

Restored Hearing’s Rhona Togher says both her gender and age have been barriers in business.

Why foreign students pay thousands of euro to learn how to make beds in Shannon

Future hotel managers have been coming to this school in County Clare for over 60 years.

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