Category Archives: Ireland

Press Releases & News from Ireland distributed via EuropaWire

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

EU funded MASE project astrobiologists descended 1.1 kilometers below Earth’s surface to study Mars-like environments on Earth

DUBLIN, 10-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Recently, a team of astrobiologists from the EU funded MASE (Mars Analogues for Space Exploration) project descended 1.1 kilometers below Earth’s surface to the Mars-like environment of the Boulby Mine in the UK looking for answers … Read the full press release

Medtronic plc SureTune2(TM) software receives CE Mark

New Visual-Based Platform Helps Physicians Make Informed Programming Decisions by Providing an Intuitive Visualization of Patient-Specific Images and Data DUBLIN, 10-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced it has received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for SureTune2(TM) software, which … Read the full press release

Shire Q2 2016: completed the combination with Baxalta to create the leading global biotechnology company

Integration on track; operating cost synergy expectations increased Pipeline progression continues with FDA approval of XIIDRA for dry eye disease DUBLIN, 04-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Shire plc (“Shire”) (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces unaudited results for the three months ended June … Read the full press release

Shire plc: U.S. FDA approved the BAXJECT III reconstitution system for ADYNOVATE

New system reduces number of steps in the treatment process for hemophilia A patients on ADYNOVATE [Antihemophilic Factor, (Recombinant), PEGylated] LEXINGTON, Mass., 04-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) … Read the full press release

Sonatype Releases 2016 State of the Software Supply Chain Report

New research reveals massive increase in open source component use, persistent defect rates, and further embrace of supply chain principles to accelerate software innovation Fulton, MD, USA, 11-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sonatype, the leader in software supply chain automation, today … Read the full press release

The Central Bank of Ireland’s new research technical paper looks at the role of originating lending conditions in determining loan defaults on UK books of Irish banks

Strong UK evidence to support tighter restrictions on loans for second and subsequent properties. Default increases with higher originating loan-to-value (OLTV) and rent coverage (ORC). Analysis is based on a sample of 106,775 loans on UK books of Irish lenders. … Read the full press release

Diabetes Management: Medtronic announced new product developments and technology partnerships at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 76th Scientific Sessions

CareLink® Portfolio Updates, IBM Watson Partnership Progress and New Strategic Alliances Delivering Intelligent Data and Actionable Information at ADA 2016 DUBLIN and NEW ORLEANS, 10-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Delivering on its vision to transform care for the millions currently living with … Read the full press release

Medtronic presents FIRE AND ICE clinical trial findings at a late-breaking session at CARDIOSTIM-EHRA EUROPACE 2016

Secondary Analyses Presented at Cardiostim 2016 Highlight Positive, Real-World Patient Outcomes DUBLIN AND NICE, FRANCE, 10-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced findings from the secondary analyses of theFIRE AND ICE clinical trial that demonstrate significantly fewer repeat … Read the full press release

Medtronic presents results of new approach to implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy at CARDIOSTIM / EHRA EUROPACE 2016

Places ICD Leads Under Rib Cage, Outside Heart and Veins DUBLIN and NICE, FRANCE, 09-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NSYE: MDT) today announced results from several feasibility studies evaluating a new approach to implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) therapy at CARDIOSTIM … Read the full press release