Archive for July, 2010

Louloubelle Bags, owned by Irish handbag designer Louise O’Leary,  today announced that they will donate one hundred specially designed handbags to the Irish Horse Welfare Trust, with all profits of the sale of the bag going directly to the charity. The “Hazel” bag, named after Louise’s own rescue thoroughbred mare, is an exquisite soft dark […]

Castle hosting first ever wedding fair in September Stunning Johnstown Castle, in Wexford, will be hosting its first ever wedding fair on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th September. The Castle, a popular location for wedding photography, has recently been approved as a wedding ceremony venue and will hold its first wedding in 100 years in […]

 Powered by Cashbook, Electronic Banking for System i Manages Cash, Reduces Errors, Increases Productivity and Visibility  Infor, the leading provider of business software for mid-market companies, today announced Electronic Banking for System i, powered by Cashbook. The full banking solution will provide customers a complete cash management system with a central interface, allowing users to […]

It is silly season, which means offices across the country have many empty desks and journalists get fewer pester calls from PR people (yep, that’s us). Taking the opportunity given by this precious blissful time at the newsdesk, Sunday Business Post media writer Catherine O’Mahony has compiled some very useful pieces of advice for PR […]

IHWT launches equine assisted learning and therapeutic course Equine assisted therapy and learning can help people of all ages with cognitive, physical, social or emotional challenges. Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) regularly welcomes visitors at its farm and now aims to provide an opportunity for people in the community to participate in educational and therapeutic […]

Tax Computer Systems, the Irish financial software company, today announces that the latest version of Alphatax, its computational tax product, is now iXBRL compliant.  Its compliance comes ahead of formal requirements from the UK Revenue Commissioner’s (HMRC) for all financial information in the corporation tax submission process to be iXBRL compliant by April 2011. eXtensible […]

Customer Fulfillment and Operational Excellence Emerge as Top Business Initiatives to Beat Complexity and Drive Profitability.   The first findings of a white paper incorporating one of the largest global surveys focused entirely on discrete manufacturers, authored by IDC Manufacturing Insights and sponsored by Infor and IBM, has been published today.  Increasing complexity is cited as […]

Hiring activities accelerated to fill technical and consultancy roles Espion, Information Security specialist, is looking for candidates to fill a number of vacancies as it builds the team needed to achieve the company’s growth targets.  This recruitment drive follows just weeks after Minister Eamon Ryan officially opened the new Espion offices to cater for Espion’s […]

I was fortunate enough to be a finalist in the Wicklow County Enterprise Awards 2010 and attended the lunch on Monday July 5 to find out the winners.  In my category (Woman in Business Award) Monica Schaefer from Irish Drivers Education Association took the honour and was very impressive.  So too were the other finalists […]