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James Whelton is wiring up the world
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James Whelton is wiring up the world
On his electronic business card, James Whelton described himself as "CoderDojo Co-Founder, Hacker & Social Media Connoisseur." The tag line "Not an...
Big game boosts figures
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Big game boosts figures
The number of British visitors to Ireland fell sharply over the summer, according to the latest figures from the Irish government's Central Statist...
American to Dublin from JFK
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American to Dublin from JFK
American Airlines has announced plans to begin a new route between JFK and Dublin from next summer. Beginning June 12, 2013, American Airlines will...
What's in a domain name?
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What's in a domain name?
A few bucks it would seem. Tourism Ireland has acquired the domain name ireland.com from The Irish Times as part of plans to unveil a new website f...
Monopoly takes a 'chance' on Cork
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Monopoly takes a 'chance' on Cork
Cork isn't being snubbed this week. Quite the contrary. The city and the county have joined a global elite with their very own version of the game ...
Daragh Muldowney's entrepreneurial art
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Daragh Muldowney's entrepreneurial art
You might expect Ireland's economic troubles to have hit artists more than other communities since their incomes are typically more tenuous. That m...
Yanks save Clerys
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Yanks save Clerys
It would be like losing Macy's. Clerys, the iconic Dublin department store, will remain in business after a Boston-based equity group, Gordon Broth...
Ryanair a persistent suitor
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Ryanair a persistent suitor
EU officials are still pondering it, Irish government officials appear opposed to it, and not a few fans of Aer Lingus are worried by it. But the p...
Belleek goes for top dollar
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Belleek goes for top dollar
Times might be tough but when you are crafting art for posterity it's not the same as a cellphone: cool today, obsolete tomorrow. So Belleek Potter...
Meet the energizer CEO running Revlon
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Meet the energizer CEO running Revlon
By Maura Kelly On a recent, balmy Wednesday evening, Alan T. Ennis, President and CEO of Revlon, Inc. joined members of the Irish Business Organiza...
Way down and a tiny uptick
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Way down and a tiny uptick
If you bought a house in Dublin five years ago, tough luck. That year was the peak of the property bubble. House prices in the Irish capital are no...
Too soon for new tax
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Too soon for new tax
Fianna Fáil is calling on the Fine Gael/Labour government to sideline the introduction of the property tax, due to be introduced next year, chargin...