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Cathriona Hallahan: during her time as managing director, Microsoft opened a €135 million technology campus at Leopardstown, Co Dublin.

Cathriona Hallahan has announced her decision to step down as managing director for Microsoft in Ireland after eight years in the role. Staff at Mic(...)

Keelings said it was proud of its relationship with its seasonal employees. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin fruit and vegetable producer, Keelings, has said it believes it can save most of its fruit crop this year without the employment of additional (...)

A youngster and her puppy, Jack, on the beach at  Portrush   in Co Antrim as the sun goes down. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, visitors from outside the area have been warned to stay away from the causeway coast. Photograph:  Margaret McLaughlin

Ireland may have to cope with repeated waves of Covid-19 epidemics until a large enough proportion of the population is infected to provide possible h(...)

“The behaviour of the virus among vulnerable groups who live in these care settings continues to be a concern and this remains a priority for NPHET,” says chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Up to 100,000 staff and residents of long-term residential care facilities are to be urgently tested for Covid-19 in an effort to bring the disease un(...)

In recent years, Keelings has brought in hundreds of experienced workers from countries including Poland, Latvia and Bulgaria who typically work over a six-month season. Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has ordered a review of the rules around foreign workers after a fruit producer was criticised for flying almost 200 Bulgarians(...)

Brendan Kavanagh, chief executive of Olive Group: “Given the coronavirus challenge, we have accelerated the launch of My Virtual Tutor to help organisations to train staff while also keeping their employees and customers safe.”

Irish-founded educational technology group Olive has launched a new online training platform that it expects will add an extra €8 million to company r(...)

Bank of America, PayPal and Netflix post their reults on Wednesday. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

MONDAY Results: GW Pharmaceuticals. Indicators: Irish trade statistics (Jul); Euro-zone industrial production (Aug). Meetings: Brexit: Are We in (...)

Tesco has adopted UN sustainable development goal 12.3, which calls for a reduction by half in farm-to-fork food waste over the next decade. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Twelve major own-label suppliers of Tesco Ireland have pledged to substantially cut food waste, as part of a scheme run by the retailer to halve its f(...)

Minister for Business  Heather Humphreys; Caroline Keeling, CEO pf Keelings  and Julie Sinnamon, CEO of  Enterprise Ireland at the Keelings farm shop. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Supermarket chains and retailers are putting plans in place to ensure there would be “bread on the table” in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Minister f(...)

Strawberries are a seasonal treat and with the Irish ones arriving in shops, now is the time to indulge

According the Met Éireann, summer is on the way next week, with “dry and warm” weather across the country. So let’s welcome it with a punnet of our ve(...)

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