Updated: 23/04/14 : 08:26:53
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Irish food industry should target 883 million EU promotion fund

Pat the Cope Gallagher MEP is urging Irish food, drink and seafood companies to fully participate in a new EU food promotion fund worth 883 million for the period 2014 to 2020. On the 15th of April last, the European Parliament voted to approve the Herranz Garcia Report with 557 in favour to 103 against on the promotion of agricultural products on the internal market and in third countries.  Following the vote, Pat the [...]  Read More...

Updated: 23/04/14 : 15:01:10
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JCI Ireland Calls on Young Entrepreneurs and Professionals in Sligo

On 29th of April in the Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa Sligo at 7.30pm there is an open meeting for Junior Chamber International Ireland (JCI). A new JCI branch is starting in Sligo. JCI is a place where young leaders and entrepreneurs meet, learn and grow. JCI Sligo is seeking dynamic and enthusiastic people who are self driven, motivated and interested in increasing their exploitable skills set. These people will drive local change through [...]  Read More...

Updated: 14/04/14 : 15:15:21
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'Stability' focus at Finance Committee

The forthcoming Stability Programme Update will be the focus of the Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform when it meets with the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan tomorrow.Committee Chairman Ciaran Lynch said: "The Update of Ireland's Stability Programme should take account of the last Budget and other Government initiatives, along with the EU/IMF Programme of Financial Support and include an update of the economic and [...]  Read More...

Updated: 14/04/14 : 15:16:40
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Aldi hits record Irish market share

Aldi and Lidl continue to record strong sales growth in Ireland, according to the latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel.Figures for the 12 weeks ending 30 March show Aldi recorded a 21.9pc sales growth rate for the period, while Lidl's sales rose 11.1pc.Kantar Worldpanel Commercial Director David Berry said: "Aldi has maintained a growth rate of over 20pc throughout 2014. This has boosted its market share from [...]  Read More...