Irish thermometer firm woos UK hospitals
The Irish developers of a non-contact thermometer are hoping to persuade the UK's National Health Service (NHS) hospitals to adopt their product.
The Irish developers of a non-contact thermometer are hoping to persuade the UK's National Health Service (NHS) hospitals to adopt their product.
The general manager of the former Regency Hotel in Dublin has filed High Court injunction proceedings to prevent him being removed from his role in the establishment owned by the McGettigan Group.
Shareholders at Valeo Foods have a received a dividend as part of a €600m refinancing of the company's debts.
One of the world's biggest aircraft-leasing firms is up for sale and looks set to spark a bidding war in an industry dominated by Irish-based firms.
An investment partnership that included Ardagh chairman Paul Coulson and some of the most high-profile names in Irish business is sitting on over $10m of retained losses.
Life sciences investment company Malin has been meeting investors at home and abroad with a view to a future fundraising, it is understood.
Boylesports has bought six betting shops from Bambury Bookmakers in Munster, the Sunday Independent understands.
Buyers at one of Cairn Homes' flagship developments have been left frustrated at the wait that they face to move in. The Sunday Independent understands that buyers who had been expecting to be able to move in shortly have now been told that it could be the end of March before they can take up residency in their new homes.
A Mobile phone security business has made a number of senior board and management appointments amid a drive to raise fresh funds.
PwC projects that assets under management in Ireland have the potential to grow to €7trn by 2025, from €4trn last year.
Job openings are rising at a faster rate in Limerick than in other cities, according to data from jobs website IrishJobs.ie.
Almost half (45pc) of Irish small and medium-sized firms believe Brexit will have no impact on their business, according to a new study by Accenture.
The president of the Law Society has written to Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe to complain about "absurd and unfair" transitional arrangements...
The president of the Law Society has written to Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe to complain about "absurd and unfair" transitional arrangements for stamp duty on non-residential property.
A businessman who accuses singing duo Jedward of costing him €600,000 on foot of an alleged breach of contract will have his case heard next week.
The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) has enlisted US investment bank Moelis & Co to help it find a buyer, and has distributed documentation to interested parties in recent weeks.
The author PG Wodehouse famously wrote that it was never difficult to distinguish between a Scotsman with a grievance and a ray of sunshine.
Property business O'Malley Homes and Development has ended its relationship with US investment fund Cerberus after a €100m refinancing deal.
Tullamore Dew owner William Grant & Sons has put €25m into its distilling operation in the Offaly town this year as it seeks to drive sales.
Earnings grew eight times higher at telecoms business Magnet Networks last year after it paid €14.2m to buy Imagine Telecommunications' business-to-business arm.
Wards of court are some of the most vulnerable people in Irish society. They are deemed by the High Court to be unable to manage their own affairs - be it through catastrophic injury, illness or some other cause - so the Courts Service comes in to fill the void.
The Kilkenny-based bathroom equipment maker Merlyn Showering has courted potential buyers in recent months.
It has taken almost a year, but last week the deadlock was broken in one of the most high-profile corporate rows in recent memory.
IT business Nostra is close to raising €3m to fund an acquisition drive.
When Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe left the podium at the exclusive St Stephen's Green Club last Wednesday the reaction among the high-profile business people, economists and media types present was largely positive.
Irish Zinc explorer Group Eleven Resources is looking to raise as much as CAD$10m (€7m) as part as its planned flotation in Canada.
Minerals explorer Dalradian has agreed to raise CAD$85m (€57.5m) to advance a planned gold mine in Northern Ireland.
Former professional racing driver Emmet O'Brien has launched an on-demand version of his waterless car-washing service.
The ISEQ index of Irish shares was little changed yesterday, while fluctuation in US stocks was at near-record levels as investors assessed the latest political developments in Washington.
The energy regulator is reviewing a number of complaints made against ESB-backed Endeco Technologies.
Creditors of Decobake - the cake-decorating business that was put into liquidation on foot of an unpaid rates bill - have been told that a number of parties have expressed an interest in acquiring part or all of the company's trade.
Ciara Clancy's Beats Medical is seeking to raise €3m in Series A funding.
A few years ago Ciara Clancy went to a dinner where a lot was at stake. One of the dinner guests was going to get €20,000 for their business, and if it wasn't her, Beats Medical would probably be no more.
"Everyone I talk to in the time I've been here, they're annoyed at Dublin."
Investors in a fund with majority stakes in Valeo Foods and the Mater Private Hospital are to share in a €200m payday.
Enterprise Ireland has given Bord na Mona €688,000 as part of a programme aiming to help businesses transform.
Avolon boss Domhnal Slattery is looking to make another major acquisition as he seeks to make the aircraft lessor the largest player in its sector. The company - owned by China's HNA Group - recently bought rival CIT for $10bn and now follows only GECAS and Irish rival Aercap in the world market.
San Leon Energy is launching a review of its corporate governance procedures after the late filing resulted in its shares being suspended.
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has been asked to inquire into the costs of the ongoing special liquidation of the IBRC.
Petrol station business Applegreen will update investors on its progress tomorrow as it publishes half-year results.
Deloitte is looking to recruit 300 graduates in Ireland.
The rate of growth in the Irish construction sector is at its slowest in 29 months, dragged down by a continuing decline in civil engineering activity.
Companies forming part of Geoscience Ireland created 226 net new jobs in the first six months of 2017.
Nama is teaming up with Pat Doherty's Harcourt Developments for a major house building project in south-west Dublin.
Michael Smurfit has said that he does not believe Donald Trump's business experience equips him for the US presidency.
SME lender Grid Finance is expanding its offering to include a digital pension product targeted at the owners of small businesses. The company has engaged Conexim to provide the back office infrastructure on the product - as well as the regulatory umbrella - while Grid will act as distributor.
San Leon energy boss Oisin Fanning's pay package was valued at five times the company's turnover last year, according to its newly released-annual report. The report also shows that San Leon's auditors have cast doubt on the oil and gas explorer's future.
The ESB is plotting a major drive into offshore wind farm construction that is likely to run into billions of euro.
Alternative lender Grid Finance has raised €3m of equity from Luxembourg-based Reech Corporations Group.
Canadian-listed minerals explorer Hannan Metals has raised CA$3.4m (€2.3m) to fund drilling activity at a zinc prospect in Co Clare.
Investment firm H2 Equity Partners has made a "significant investment" in Tyrone-based BA Components.
Irish law firm McCann Fitzgerald is aiming to start licensing technology to clients, in a revenue-boosting move that would represent a significant departure from the traditional way law firms make money.
Property investor Paddy McKillen has won the battle for a prime 10-acre site in Blackrock, Co Dublin.
Around 100 people are being made redundant at office supplies company Viking Direct Ireland, with around 20 people remaining at the Irish operation.
'We're now at a crossroads of legal innovation. We can either forge ahead and embrace technology, which is what we're doing, or we can slowly become irrelevant," says Barry Devereux, who is leading McCann Fitzgerald's efforts to be at the cutting edge of legal services provision.
Dublin hotel room prices are set to continue to grow strongly for as long as four or five years, according to an expert at professional services firm Crowe Horwath.
Joyce's Supermarket Group has agreed to buy the assets of Nestor's Supermarket Group in Galway, in a deal believed to be worth more than €10m.
Online hostel booking business Hostelworld is seeking to add a financial expert to its board to chair its audit committee, chief executive Feargal Mooney has told the Sunday Independent.
Mergers and acquisitions are very important for Ireland's biggest company, CRH. The boss of the cement giant, Albert Manifold, told reporters this week that two-thirds of the company's profits are created directly or indirectly through the acquisition process.
Independent News & Media (INM) chief executive Robert Pitt abstained on a show of hands as shareholders voted on the re-election of INM chairman Leslie Buckley to the board yesterday.
Independent News & Media (INM) chief executive Robert Pitt abstained at a show of hands on the re-election of Leslie Buckley as chairman at the annual general meeting of INM.
Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) is planning a €75m investment to roll out filling stations for compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles.
Donegal-based E+I Engineering is planning to add around 100 new jobs over the next 18 months as it seeks to expand its manufacturing facility.
Dubliners are preparing for a cashless city, according to early findings from a major Dublin Chamber of Commerce survey.
Philip O'Doherty's E+I Engineering might be the most interesting Irish company you've never heard of.
What a week it has been for followers of Providence Resources.
In the battle between instant and delayed gratification, the former is hard to defeat.
There has been a dramatic surge in the number of planning applications for solar farms in the last two years.
Selfridges Group is investing €4m of fresh capital in Arnotts, the Sunday Independent can reveal.
Zamano shareholders can expect to share €5.3m in cash, unless the company finds a suitable investment or is the subject of a reverse takeover.
Transfermate co-founder Barry Dowling is leaving the business.
GirlCrew, the global network for women to make new friends and engage in professional networking, this week launches an international app as it targets growth in the US.
Paddy Power is best known for its cheeky ads, but behind the scenes, it's a very serious operation indeed. The stock market values the bookmaker at €6.75bn, and that's after some pretty hefty share price falls in recent times.
Senior Bank of Ireland executive Mick Sweeney is leaving the business, staff at the bank have been told.
Shares in Paddy Power Betfair closed down 5.17pc in Dublin yesterday after the company confirmed chief executive Breon Corcoran will depart.
The ISEQ index of Irish shares closed down 0.57pc as trading continued on yesterday's bank holiday.
Insurer and breakdown assistance provider AA Ireland posted a 17pc increase in profit after tax last year, according to newly-filed accounts.
A fresh assault on Ireland's corporation tax regime is coming.
Paddy Power was remaining tight-lipped about CEO Breon Corcoran's future at the weekend, but the company will have to say something this week.
Shares in Paddy Power Betfair fell as much as 8pc in morning trading in Dublin after the company confirmed chief executive Breon Corcoran is to depart.
Shareholders in Paddy Power Betfair shares are bracing for a hit when trading opens tomorrow after a report that it is hunting for a new chief executive.
The Clarence Hotel, owned by U2's Bono and The Edge, fears bad vibrations from plans to redevelop College Green into a civic plaza, according to a document filed with An Bord Pleanala.
Environmentally friendly Irish cement company Ecocem has ambitious plans to expand into the UK and will not let Brexit get in the way. Micheal McKittrick, managing director of the UK & Ireland arm of Ecocem, is pushing ahead with a big expansion drive in Britain with the belief that demand for its products will grow, regardless of the country's changing relationship with the EU.
Bank of Ireland has agreed to buy a portfolio of mortgages from so-called vulture fund Lone Star, the Sunday Independent has learned.
Solar energy company Lightsource is plotting a 129-hectare solar farm in Dunboyne in Co Meath. Market sources said the project is expected to entail a €60m investment and that it would be the second largest solar farm approved by planners if it gets the go-ahead from Meath County Council.
Irish software business FieldAware raised almost €3m from investors, including Bill McCabe's Oyster Capital and former Enterprise Ireland executive Walter Hobbs.
Donegal-based E+I Engineering last year engaged UK advisers with a view to a possible sale of the business, the Sunday Independent understands.
Solar energy company Lightsource is plotting a 129-hectare (318ac) solar farm in Dunboyne in Co Meath. Market sources said the project is expected to entail a €60m investment and that it would be the second largest solar farm approved by planners if it gets the go-ahead from Meath County Council.
They say you should never go back but Kieron Branagan did and it seems to be working out pretty well. He walked away from his job as chief executive of OpenJaw after a big disagreement with the company's (now former) owners.
Lightsource, the solar energy business run by Antrim man Nick Boyle, has signed a £1bn partnership deal with investment giant BlackRock.
Further Irish projects look to be off the menu for Eddie O'Connor's Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP), according to a report carried out on the business by EY last year.
Insurer FBD is entering the travel insurance market, the Sunday Independent can reveal. The strategic move is being made on the back of Central Statistics Office figures showing increases in the number of foreign trips being taken by Irish people.
A report on Eddie O'Connor's Mainstream Renewable Power valued the company's portfolio at just under two-thirds the value of Mainstream's own estimates, the Sunday Independent can reveal.
The liquidator of cake-decorating business Decobake has appealed to staff for their "help and co-operation" as the dispute over the company's future developed further during the week.
Oil and gas explorer United Oil & Gas has successfully raised £3m and completed a reverse takeover of Senterra Energy.
IFG chief executive John Cotter has said uncertainty over potential sanctions from the UK tax authorities is "distracting" from the company's performance.
Toll road operator turned renewables outfit NTR is looking to raise €500m to build its portfolio. The capital raised will be used for a new green energy fund.
Energy company SSE has discovered problems with the concrete foundations of as many as 50 wind turbines in Ireland, according to a report.
Eddie O'Connor's Mainstream Renewable Power is looking to raise as much as €120m of equity from investors following the sale of its Scottish offshore wind farm project.
Irish hotels and guest houses have seen business improve in the first six months of this year, despite a majority reporting a fall in UK visitors on foot of the Brexit vote.
Commercial semi-state Bord na Móna will today unveil a €1.2bn investment programme with a major focus on renewable energy projects.
Minerals explorer Erris Resources is looking to float in order to raise funds for drilling a zinc prospect in Sligo.
Decobake, the cake-making equipment business that was put into provisional liquidation in high-profile circumstances on foot of an application by Dublin City Council, is to be partially reopened.
The chief executive of Tramore-based software company Nearform has reached a deal to increase his stake in the business.
Two years ago, Providence Resources looked like it was on the cusp of going bust. Now, however, it is arguably the most exciting business in Ireland as it starts drilling off the west coast in search of oil.
The ISEQ index of Irish shares was largely unchanged yesterday, closing up 0.1pc at 6,902.56.
Cork-based fuel supplier Inver Energy has been sold to the UK firm Greenergy. The financial terms have not been disclosed.
Ireland raised €750m on the bond markets this morning, selling five-year bonds at a negative interest rate for the first time.
Startup Butternut Box, which makes home-made dog food, has raised £1m (€1.13m) in seed funding.
The Corrib gas field has left Shell and its partners in the project with losses running to the best part of €2bn to date.
Irish-focused zinc explorer Group Eleven's planned flotation will take place in Canada, with the company aiming to execute the deal before the end of the year.
Dublin-listed UDG Healthcare has sealed a deal to buy a US-based healthcare management consulting firm for up to $32m (€28m).
Strong competition for land between developers is eating into margins here compared to Britain, according to the head of listed housebuilder Abbey.