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Enterprise Ireland sees a multidimensional approach to innovation as more likely to deliver the improved business results and strengthen the competitiveness of Irish companies in international markets. Innovation is essential for all businesses to ensure they sustain competitiveness, improve productivity, and build resilience. As the global...

SME's are the backbone of the Dublin economy and supporting initiatives that drive their competitiveness is a key objective of Local Government. Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council are leading in supporting local business. As a council having rate paying clients of diverse scale and in diverse...

South Dublin partnership to deliver Sustainable Business Programme, awarded the ‘Local Authority Collaboration’ Award at the National Chamber of Ireland Awards 2019.  In 2011, South Dublin Chamber and South Dublin County Council came together as partners to form the Business Sustainability Programme. This partnership sought to...

Like many influences on the state today, concepts that emerge in North America and spread to the United Kingdom, often find a home on these shores. Sports economics is no different. The study of the economics of sport is very much in its infancy in Ireland...

Are Dubliners becoming more a society of diners than drinkers? Results from the latest “Your Dublin Your Voice” suggests that we may be.   The survey, conducted on the run up to Christmas, confirms the City’s love of socialising with both restaurants (92%) and pubs (91%)...

Fingal County Council has recently undertaken an innovative research project, firstly forecasting the skills demand over the next seven years, and subsequently developing a strategy to meet it. Fingal County Council (FCC) recognises that the availability of skilled workers, particularly in high value adding sectors, is...

Climate change represents one of the largest threats to the National and Regional Economy. A new approach is needed to ensure that Ireland can feasibly reach our 2030 emission reduction targets. The major policy problems that face modern society are normally resolved by compromises involving many...