Updated: 19/12/14 : 07:23:00
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Sligo Chamber Christmas Lunch - 19 December 2014

The new president of IT Sligo will be the guest speaker at the Sligo Chamber Christmas LunchProf. Vincent Cunnane, took up his new post as President of IT Sligo on October 1st, 2014. He is a native of Stranorlar in County Donegal. He holds a PhD from UCC in Chemistry, and has spent the majority of his career at the University of Limerick where he became the first Vice-President of Research in 2002. During his time as VP Research, [...]  Read More...

Updated: 17/11/14 : 09:35:54
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World first Medical Stitching Programme for St Angelas

A training course in specialised stitching, developed by The Home Economics Department at St Angela’s College, Sligo was central to the decision of German Biomedical Company Jenavalve announcing plans to commence manufacturing in Sligo. An innovative collaboration between the IDA, Department of Social Protection and the Home Economics Department at St Angela’s resulted in the cutting-edge company’s decision to base its specialist [...]  Read More...

Updated: 09/12/14 : 08:34:15
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Bord na Mona union anger over AES sale

The Bord Na Mona Group of Unions has requested an urgent meeting with management to discuss a reported plan to sell its subsidiary waste collection company, AES, which was disclosed in a newspaper report on Sunday.SIPTU Organiser and Bord Na Mona Group of Unions Secretary, John Regan, said: "Union members in AES and the wider Bord Na Mona group are angered by the reported plan to sell this publicly owned waste collection company. The [...]  Read More...

Updated: 09/12/14 : 08:31:26
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Ireland tops house price growth table

Ireland had the fastest growing residential property prices in the world in the third quarter of this year, according to Knight Frank's global house price performance table.It said that Irish home prices rise by 15pc compared to the same period a year earlier, beating Turkey in second place, Dubai in third, the UK in fourth place and Estonia fifth."Ireland now tops our rankings, having languished at the foot of the table for most [...]  Read More...

Updated: 09/12/14 : 08:32:42
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No cash for junior bondholders

Anglo Irish Bank's bondholders will not be paid after the IBRC is liquidated, the Taoiseach said this afternoon."Fianna Fail put the taxpayers first in line to suffer from the bank guarantee". "This Government put taxpayers first in line to benefit. I do not see any circumstances, any circumstances in which junior bondholders will be paid out of the liquidation of IBRC," Enda Kenny said.Earlier, Labour leader Joan Burton and [...]  Read More...