Centus, the Galway influencer marketing agency founded by Conor O’Flaherty, has appointed a new managing director – as the total fees it has paid out to influencers is set to hit $100m (€95.7m) by the end of this year.
Businesswoman Jacqueline O’Donovan, managing director of London-based O’Donovan Waste Disposal and a keen supporter of the Irish community there, has sold the firm to Sortera, a Swedish firm seeking to become one of Europe’s leading recyclers of construction waste.
Some companies pride themselves on the money they raise, their valuations, a rising share price or soaring profits. But for Irish software company Cora Systems and its founder and CEO Philip Martin it is all about jobs.
Ever since Apple launched its Apple TV digital media player on the market back in 2007, the media and entertainment industries have struggled when it comes to second-guessing some of the tech giant’s peripheral moves and ambitions. Having already upended the global music market with the launch of iTunes in 2001, many had expected Apple to do the same in the entertainment world.
When it comes to technology and innovation, Ireland has earned a strong reputation as being an industry leader on the global stage, and our growing fintech capabilities are quickly becoming world-class. Fintech has enabled change to a traditional industry, changing our lives and the world of finance, by providing a plethora of alternatives with Ireland playing a pivotal role in this evolution.
For those of you returning to the office, the idea of organising meetings in-person may be filling you with dread or elation. Which end of the spectrum you’re relating to likely depends on your level of experience and success with facilitating teams.
Q I am due to retire next year and am thinking of buying a property with my PRSA (Personal Retirement Savings Account) pension fund, mainly to use for a rental income. I don’t have enough in my pension so I would like to top it up with a small mortgage. Is this possible with the new IORP pension rules?
When fast-growing Irish fintech startup Wayflyer announced in February that it had raised $150m in equity investment from a consortium of backers including global investment bank JP Morgan, most of the talk was about valuation.
Trade unions representing cabin crew of Ryanair plan a strike later in June in Belgium and elsewhere in Europe, increasing disruption for passengers to and from Belgium during a peak holiday weekend and a European Union summit.
The new silage scheme, which will pay farmers up to €1,000 to grow silage, has opened to applications amid criticism from farm organisations that the exclusion of dairy and hill farmers is 'scandalous'.
Inflation in Ireland has surged again and was running at 8.3pc in May, the highest level since the 1980s. The new inflation figure from Eurostat shows the rise in the cost of living here is running below the EU average but significantly higher than France and Malta where the rise in the cost of living was 5.8%pc in May.
There’s no shortage of money. Nor is there any reluctance by banks selling it. House building is ramping up and yet trying to marry everything together still seems an impossible ask, especially for first-time buyers (FTBs).
High-profile global football player agent Abdilgafar ‘Fali’ Ramadani – who has been investigated abroad for alleged tax evasion and money laundering – is reorganising his businesses by merging entities in Malta with his firm in Ireland.
U2’s Adam Clayton and The Edge presented an inaugural Impact Ireland Award to former President and United Nations High Commissioner Mary Robinson on Thursday in front of an audience of many of the biggest names in Irish politics and business.
The Government aims to draft next year’s Budget so that it doesn't further stoke the kind of price pressures that have already pushed inflation to a 40-year high, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says.
Just before the first lockdown in March 2020, I strayed beyond my retail comfort zone and crossed the threshold of Patagonia on Dublin’s Exchequer Street. For some, clearly misguided, reason I had always associated Patagonia with the kind of people who book their treks to Machu Picchu or the Camino with Trailfinders on nearby Dawson Street. Or hippy dippy types whose big ambition was to live off-grid on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland for a year or two.