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# enterprise - Sunday 10 May, 2020

From gold rum to hand sanitiser: How our brewing business responded to the Covid-19 crisis

Sam & Maud Black of Blacks Brewery and Distillery in Kinsale have adapted their business model fast, even moving to produce hand sanitiser.

# enterprise - Friday 28 February, 2020

Dublin to Belfast trains sanitised as 'precautionary measure' after Covid-19 case confirmed in Northern Ireland

It’s not yet clear if the woman in question travelled from Dublin to Belfast via train.

# enterprise - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Keep cups not used on cross-border train due to risk of 'sinister activity' such as poisonings, said catering manager

An ‘anarchist’ could do ‘something terrible’ to a reusable cup before handing it to staff, the catering manager said.

# enterprise - Monday 13 February, 2017

Company that 'powers half of the world's busiest websites' is bringing 100 jobs to Cork

NGINX announced that it is expanding its services with a plan for rapid growth across EMEA.

# enterprise - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

The next Google Glass is taking shape, and it's aiming for the workplace

The first pictures of the headset have been released as it repositions itself as a tool for the workplace.

# enterprise - Thursday 17 December, 2015

The train journey from Dublin to Belfast is about to get longer

A consultation process on a change to train times is underway.

# enterprise - Saturday 6 June, 2015

A company spent nearly $100m to make their HQ look like Star Trek's Enterprise

The Chinese gaming company was very committed to its look.

# enterprise - Saturday 17 January, 2015

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How 'Irish Mammy Syndrome' is stopping young entrepreneurs

Fine Gael TD Aine Collins has identified a key cultural barrier to encouraging young entrepreneurship in Ireland.

# enterprise - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Organised gangs are flying into Dublin to shoplift your belongings this Christmas

Retailers want courts to crack down harder on shoplifting.

# enterprise - Friday 21 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Schoolboy suspended for selling £14k of chocolate in the playground The Apprentice

Schoolboy suspended for selling £14k of chocolate in the playground

Tommie Rose bought goodies from discount stores and sold them on at marked-up price. What a crafty kid.

# enterprise - Friday 15 August, 2014

The Dublin-Belfast railway line is getting a giant facelift

It’s hope it will attract more customers to the Enterprise line.

# enterprise - Monday 7 July, 2014

Bruton wants to stay in jobs portfolio

The Minister says he still has a job to do in his current post.

# enterprise - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Tralee hosts summer academy focusing on traditional, artisan food production

Consumer interest in locally-sourced and -produced foods are providing a boost to Irish food SMEs.

# enterprise - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

The recession claimed 15% of Irish businesses

Despite this, Irish people still started up more companies in 2012 than in 2008.

# enterprise - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Opinion: We can't afford to take a single job for granted, as recent painful history has shown

All too often businesses fail for lack of advice or appropriate mentoring at their early stages – Local Enterprise Offices are responding to this need.

# enterprise - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Column: Labour should be pushing for social democracy, rather than abandoning it

With Labour backing income tax cuts in next year’s budget, Colm Ó Broin asks if the party is abandoning its support for social democracy.

# enterprise - Friday 21 February, 2014

Jobs boost for Dublin and Galway as 132 new posts confirmed

Five ‘high-growth’ companies from the US and Europe are setting up offices in Ireland.

# enterprise - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Another drop in Live Register numbers, unemployment at 12.3 per cent

Some good news for the Government this morning.

# enterprise - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Fake news site Waterford Whispers is planning to create some real jobs…

Former bar trade worker Colm Williamson’s hoping to create five jobs over the next year as he goes full-time with ‘Ireland’s Number One Satire News Source’.

# enterprise - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Column: Calling time on multinational imperialism

With employment figures finally on the up and job announcements by the likes of Microsoft making the headlines, it is time to start cheerleading our thriving start-up sector, writes Paul Allen.

# enterprise - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Oireachtas committee to discuss measures to boost job creation in the not-for-profit sector

Several groups will appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs later this afternoon.

# enterprise - Monday 28 October, 2013

Bloodstocks in the Middle East and life-sciences on the East Coast: Ministers on tour

Ministers Bruton and Coveney have set off on separate trade missions this week.

# enterprise - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Bruton: Expect 48,000 new jobs in 2014

The jobs minister has set himself a high employment target following on from today’s Budget announcement.

# enterprise - Thursday 11 July, 2013

€54m cost of JobBridge pushes 'employment supports' bill up by 10 per cent

Department of Social Protection spending represented 40.6 per cent of all Government expenditure last year, according to figures out today.

# enterprise - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Bruton defends spending the last of the nation's savings

The final €6 billion left in National Pensions Reserve Fund is to be used to boost employment, says Richard Bruton TD.

# enterprise - Sunday 28 April, 2013

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12 post-war assembly lines you’re glad you don’t work on

After World War II, mass manufacturing needed tough bodies and minds to pump up production.

# enterprise - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens first franchise in 55 years

Guerin Car Rental Solutions in Portugal was appointed a franchisee, bringing the brand’s European presence to six countries.

# enterprise - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Bruton leads investment mission to US west coast

IDA Ireland is accompanying the Minister on his eleventh major trade or investment mission since he took office.

# enterprise - Friday 12 October, 2012

Space shuttle makes its final journey... by road

Endeavour’s two-miles-per-hour journey to the California Space Centre will mean all four shuttles have been rehoused.

# enterprise - Monday 18 June, 2012

Burton looks to play down tensions over sick pay reform

The social protection minister says a dispute about reforms to sick pay is not about her or any other minister.

Government hopes new website will lessen red tape burden will be launched by Minister Richard Bruton this morning.

# enterprise - Thursday 14 June, 2012

€2m programme appoints managers to community enterprise centres

It was announced today that business development managers have been appointed to 37 community enterprise centres across the country under the programme.

# enterprise - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

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VIDEO: Retired space shuttle journeys along Hudson River

The space shuttle Enterprise heads for its new home aboard the former aircraft carrier Intrepid.

# enterprise - Monday 28 May, 2012

Amazon to create 100 jobs in Dublin

The online retailer is seeking people to work as support engineers and software developers as well as in other roles. The announcement has been welcomed by the IDA and Minister Richard Bruton.

# enterprise - Friday 25 May, 2012

Try these for size: Irish inventor selling 200 ideas for new products

Fancy your own startup? Bill O’Riordan says he doesn’t have the skills to make money from his gadget ideas – but hopes they can spur others on to success.

# enterprise - Friday 4 May, 2012

Disruption to Dublin-Belfast trains due to Lurgan security alert

Army ammunitions officers have been sent to the line at Lurgan, after a suspicious device was spotted there overnight.

# enterprise - Friday 9 March, 2012’s progress report for the Government: SMEs, credit for businesses

Small firms have long complained about the shortage of credit to get them up and running. How has Richard Bruton responded?

# enterprise - Monday 27 February, 2012

Enterprise Ireland scheme aims to create 100 companies annually

The government is launching a new multi-million euro scheme for entrepreneurs today.

# enterprise - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Column: Here’s why we need Hireland – and why it will work

Co-founder of jobs creation initiative Gerard O’Neill on why he and his friends wanted the national conversation to turn to job creation – not job losses.

# enterprise - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Column: What is the secret of Silicon Valley? And can we bring it to Ireland?

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy travelled to tech central in the US to figure out if Ireland can recreate that ecosystem for innovation and success. Rule 1 – stop writing reports and just get doing.

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