Category Archives: Ireland

Press Releases & News from Ireland distributed via EuropaWire

Allied Irish Banks (AIB) sets new targets for gender representation and other family-friendly policies

Sets targets to have 40% women represented at management level Announces two weeks’ paid paternity leave Launches Mind the Gap initiative for women on maternity leave DUBLIN, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AIB today announced a Diversity and Inclusion Week which aims … Read the full press release

Study Showcases Economic Value of Earlier Patient Access to Medtronic Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices

DUBLIN, 28-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced an economic analysis of five-year data showing that patients with mild heart failure who get cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices early in their treatment live longer and that implanting these devices … Read the full press release

Medtronic to present at the 37th Annual Cowen and Company Healthcare Conference on March 7, 2017

DUBLIN, 28-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc  (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it will participate in the 37th Annual Cowen and Company Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in Boston, Mass. Geoff Martha, executive vice president … Read the full press release

Medtronic receives CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for its suite of quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers

Suite of Smart Heart Failure Devices Offers More-Effective Pacing, Expanded MRI Access DUBLIN, 28-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced that it has received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for a suite of quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers (CRT-Ps) that … Read the full press release

ISE ranked as one of the top ten Best Medium Workplaces in Ireland for the third successive year

DUBLIN, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) has been named the #2 Best Medium Workplace in Ireland at the Great Place to Work Awards 2017. This is the third successive year that the ISE has been ranked … Read the full press release

Medtronic presents results supporting the IN.PACT® Admiral® drug-coated balloon in patients with peripheral arterial disease

First Presentation of Results from Regional Cohorts of IN.PACT Global Study Reinforce Strong, Consistent and Safe Outcomes for PAD Patients  DUBLIN and LEIPZIG, 25-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic today presented new data at the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC) 2017 conference supporting … Read the full press release

Medtronic expands directional atherectomy portfolio in Europe with new 6F HawkOne

Expands Treatment Options for Patients in Europe with Peripheral Artery Disease Both Above and Below the Knee DUBLIN, 25-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced CE (Conformité Européene) Mark approval for the HawkOne(TM) directional atherectomy system in a … Read the full press release

Medtronic announces first procedure using Visualase(TM) MRI-Guided Laser Ablation System for treatment of common form of epilepsy

DUBLIN, 25-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today that the first procedure using the Visualase(TM) MRI-Guided Laser Ablation System has been performed in the pivotal SLATE (Stereotactic Laser Ablation for Temporal Lobe Epilepsy) clinical trial at Mayo Clinic … Read the full press release

CityJet Cabin Crew Recruitment Day in Brussels, Belgium

Cabin Crew Recruitment Day taking place in Brussels, Belgium on 1st February 2017 BRUSSELS, 24-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NoBox HR Outsourcing are delighted to announce that will be holding a Recruitment Day for Junior and Senior Cabin Crew positions in … Read the full press release

Shire plc: U.S. FDA acknowledged receipt of the Class 2 resubmission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for SHP465

Lexington, Mass., USA, 20-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged receipt of the Class 2 resubmission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for SHP465, a long-acting, triple-bead, … Read the full press release

Boliden announces investment in Tara mine to expand its tailings dam and launch a programme to extend life-of-mine

Successful exploration at the Tara zinc mine in Ireland has identified a new mineralisation with an inferred mineral resource of 10 Mtonnes. Boliden has decided to expand the mine’s tailings dam and launch a programme to extend the life-of-mine. STOCKHOLM, … Read the full press release

Cabin Crew Recruitment Days taking place in Brussels, Belgium

Take to the sky and Fly in 2017 with CityJet BRUSSELS, 06-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NoBox HR Outsourcing are delighted to announce that we are currently recruiting for Junior and Senior Cabin Crew positions for our client CityJet. Recruitment days … Read the full press release

Ulster Bank: New 80-bed healthcare centre under construction on the outskirts of Belfast

An £8.4million specialist healthcare facility currently under construction on the outskirts of Belfast is set to create at least 140 new jobs. BELFAST, 09-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Supported by Ulster Bank, a new 80-bed healthcare centre on a five-and-a-half-acre site … Read the full press release

RBS Skills & Opportunities Fund: £2.5m in grants to community projects across UK and Ireland given away last year

Last year RBS gave away £2.5m in grants to community projects across the UK and Ireland through their newly launched Skills & Opportunities Fund. This year support for grassroots organisations continues with a further £2.5m and as the second round … Read the full press release

Medtronic: launch of the largest sized transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system available in the U.S.

Launch of 34 mm Self-Expanding Evolut R Device Expands TAVR Treatment to Patients Who Could Not be Treated Previously DUBLIN, 27-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of … Read the full press release

Medtronic: U.S. FDA approval for HawkOne Directional Atherectomy System for patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD)

New Technology Expands Treatment Options for Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease Both Above and Below the Knee DUBLIN, 27-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the HawkOne(TM) Directional Atherectomy … Read the full press release

Medtronic announced U.S. commercial availability of its MiniMed Connect mobile accessory for Android

MiniMed Connect Mobile Accessory Provides Easier and Better Access to Pump and CGM Data, Helping Optimize Therapy for Improved Glycemic Patterns DUBLIN, 27-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced U.S. commercial availability of … Read the full press release

Leonardo-Finmeccanica: Five AgustaWestland AW169 helicopters ordered by Irish LCI and Korean Helikorea

Five AW169 orders from Lease Corporation International and Helikorea that will be delivered in 2016 and 2017 Specialist Aviation Services signed a Framework Agreement for a further six AW169s with deliveries expected between 2017 and 2019 Agreements for nearly 150 … Read the full press release

Medtronic’s Hybrid Closed Loop system pivotal trial results published in the Journal of the American Medical Association

DUBLIN, 16-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced the publication of its Hybrid Closed Loop system pivotal trial results in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The data presented the safety of the system … Read the full press release

Medtronic announces the appointment of Mark Ploof as SVP, Global Operations and Business Services

DUBLIN, 16-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) today announced the appointment of Mark Ploof as Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Business Services effective October 31, 2016.  He will serve on the company’s Executive Committee and be responsible for leading … Read the full press release

Medtronic received Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare approval for its Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor System in Japan

Miniaturized Device Now Available for Use in Patients with Unexplained Syncope and Stroke  DUBLIN, 16-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced it has received Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) approval of the Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac … Read the full press release

Medtronic’s IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon treatment for in-stent restenosis receives FDA approval

IN.PACT Admiral DCB Indication Expansion to Treat Patients with ISR DUBLIN, 16-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the IN.PACT(TM) Admiral(TM) drug-coated balloon (DCB) as a treatment for in-stent … Read the full press release

Shire expands its portfolio of intravenous and subcutaneous immunoglobulin (IG) products with U.S. FDA approval of CUVITRU

Approval follows positive data from clinical studies on efficacy and tolerability, as well as infusion time and number of injection sites Lexington, Mass., 14-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announced that the United States Food and Drug … Read the full press release

Sonatype and CloudBees Launch DevOps Express Initiative

Fulton, MD., USA, 14-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sonatype , the leader in software supply chain automation, today announced the launch of DevOps Express, a one-of-a-kind industry initiative that simplifies access to a set of integrated, battle-tested DevOps solutions aiming to accelerate any … Read the full press release

Sonatype Announces Nexus Repository Pro with High Availability and Software Component Analysis Built-in

DevOps native repository manager offers easy upgrade for installed base Fulton, MD., USA, 14-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sonatype, the leader in software supply chain automation, today introduced the latest version of Nexus Repository Pro. The 3.2 version of Nexus Repository … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank creates 40 new jobs with the opening of its new data lab in Dublin

LONDON, 09-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank today opened a data lab in Dublin that will create 40 new jobs. It also announced plans to create a further 125 Technology and Operations roles in Dublin supporting its Global Markets and Corporate … Read the full press release

EU MEP Markus Ferber on Apple: Attracting investment by granting tax deals is illegal under EU rules

BRUSSELS, 07-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission’s ruling that Apple should pay Ireland €13 billion in taxes has reignited the discussion of how much tax large companies should pay. We talked to Markus Ferber, one of the Parliament’s leading members … Read the full press release

Biomnis implements ZetesChronos Proof of Delivery solution to ensure pathology sample traceability

Brussels, Dublin, 05-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Biomnis, Ireland’s leading provider of medical laboratory testing services, has implemented the ZetesChronos Proof of Delivery solution to ensure real-time online traceability and offer higher customer satisfaction levels. With ZetesChronos, the company guarantees nationwide safe, … Read the full press release

Central Bank of Ireland’s Director of Markets Supervision Gareth Murphy to resign

DUBLIN, 24-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Central Bank of Ireland announced today that Gareth Murphy, Director of Markets Supervision, has resigned his position. He will remain with the Central Bank until November. Gareth Murphy said: “After eight years dealing with issues … Read the full press release

Major Recruitment Drive Across Europe – Coming to Italy

Unlimited Opportunities for the right candidates to gain their wings DUBLIN, 17-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — With unprecedented growth, Crewlink, an official recruitment and training partner of Ryanair are delighted to announce a major recruitment drive across Europe. Recruitment days will … Read the full press release