Category Archives: Ireland

Press Releases & News from Ireland distributed via EuropaWire

EP coordinator for Brexit Guy Verhofstadt visits Northern Ireland and Ireland

BRUSSELS, 20-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On a fact-finding mission to Belfast, the border area and Dublin, EP coordinator for Brexit, Guy Verhofstadt will meet with political leaders. Mr Verhofstadt will meet with political leaders in Northern Ireland. In Republic of Ireland, … Read the full press release

Mortgage market: Allied Irish Banks announces 0.25% reduction in its Standard Variable Rate (SVR)

DUBLIN, 18-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Significant pricing announcement for new and existing customers with the most competitive rates Standard Variable Rate (SVR) down to 3.15% – Fifth consecutive reduction in three years Resulting in a €1,500 annual saving on 200k mortgage … Read the full press release

EchoStar Mobile, Thales to develop end-to-end mobile satellite and terrestrial solutions for Public Protection and Disaster Response (PPDR)

2 GHz band Provides the Resiliency Needed for Mission-Critical Applications. DUBLIN, 15-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (14.09.2017) EchoStar Mobile Limited, a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) and an EU-wide licensee for an integrated mobile satellite services (MSS) network with … Read the full press release

High blood pressure: Medtronic to move forward with a new renal denervation pivotal trial

Published Simultaneously in The Lancet, the Late-Breaking SPYRAL HTN-OFF MED Study at ESC Successfully Isolates RDN Treatment Effect to Show Compelling Efficacy and Safety of Hypertension Procedure DUBLIN and BARCELONA, 04-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced its intent … Read the full press release

Shire MYDAYIS now available by prescription in the United States

Mydayis, which is now available in the U.S., demonstrated improvements lasting up to 16 hours post-dose, beginning at 2 or 4 hours post-dose, compared to placebo, in total score on a skill-adjusted math test that measures attention in ADHD Lexington, … Read the full press release

Medtronic: global randomized clinical trial to evaluate one-month dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) in patients with the Resolute Onyx(TM) DES during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)

First-of-its-Kind Randomized Clinical Trial Will Evaluate One-Month DAPT in Patients Following PCI Procedures with the Newer-Generation Durable Polymer Resolute Onyx DES DUBLIN, 18-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced a global randomized clinical trial that will evaluate one-month … Read the full press release

Professor Tomás Ryan of Trinity College Dublin: lost memories seem to be retrievable

DUBLIN, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Do you remember taking your very first step, or enjoying your second birthday party? Probably not, but that probably won’t seem weird to you because we have become conditioned to accept infantile amnesia as a fact … Read the full press release

Medtronic: treating paroxysmal atrial fibrillation with cryoballoon catheter ablation results in cost savings as compared to radiofrequency ablation

Data from Landmark Trial Published in the Journal of the American Heart Association DUBLIN, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new health economic analysis from the landmark FIRE AND ICE Trial, sponsored by Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), was published today in the Journal of … Read the full press release

European launch of Medtronic CoreValve(TM)Evolut(TM) PRO valve for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis

DUBLIN, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced CE (Conformité Européenne) mark and European launch of the CoreValve(TM)Evolut(TM) PRO valve for the treatment of severe aortic stenosis for symptomatic patients who are at intermediate, high or extreme risk … Read the full press release

Shire plc: total number of voting rights in the Company is 908,114,281 as of July 31, 2017

DUBLIN, 02-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the “Company”), in accordance with 5.6.1R of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (the “FCA”) Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, notifies the market of the following: As at July 31, 2017, the … Read the full press release

Paschal Donohoe succeeds Michael NOONAN as EIB Governor for Ireland

LUXEMBOURG, 27-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In June 2017, Mr Paschal DONOHOE was appointed as Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform. He also becomes EIB Governor for Ireland, succeeding Mr Michael NOONAN. Before his appointment as Minister for Finance and … Read the full press release

INFINOX Forex and CFD Broker Increases Additional Client Money Insurance to £1,000,000

INFINOX Capital Limited (“INFINOX”), an FX and CFD broker which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, has increased their additional clients’ deposit protection to £1,000,000 from the previous £500,000. LONDON, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Based in the … Read the full press release

Artwork by renowned street artist Joe Caslin installed in Trinity College Dublin’s Front Square

DUBLIN, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest large-scale piece of artwork by renowned street artist Joe Caslin was installed in Trinity College Dublin’s Front Square from 2 June to 3 July. This new piece, which was commissioned as part of the Trinity … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin updates its Visual Identity Handbook

DUBLIN, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An updated Trinity Visual Identity Handbook and new Trinity Branding Document have been launched. The Trinity Identity project has made significant progress towards a clear and consistent visual identity for the University over the past two … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin launches new online career management system

DUBLIN, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MyCareer, an online career management system run by the Careers Advisory Service is now live for students, graduates, staff and employers. Introduced as part of Trinity’s support for the employability and career development needs of students … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin expands college-wide student exchange programme

DUBLIN, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Trinity currently has almost 200 Erasmus partner universities across Europe. We continue to expand our college-wide student exchange programme and in 2016/17, added eight new exchanges to bring the number of non-EU exchanges with high ranking … Read the full press release

Central Bank of Ireland: Kennedy Kilbride (UK) is not authorised by the Central Bank as an investment firm

DUBLIN, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Central Bank of Ireland (‘Central Bank’) today (12 July 2017) published the name of an unauthorised firm, Kennedy Kilbride (UK). Kennedy Kilbride (UK) is not authorised by the Central Bank as an investment firm, investment … Read the full press release

DHL Supply Chain opens new pharmaceutical grade facility in Ireland

3,700 sq. m. (40,000 sq. ft) site dedicated to supporting Life Sciences manufacturers in Ireland Integrated transport and logistics services now available across temperature ranges DUBLIN, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global logistics provider DHL Supply Chain is today opening a new … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin: 38 new Fulbright Irish Awardees will go to top US institutions to study

DUBLIN, 21-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Minister Charlie Flanagan, formerly of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Reece Smyth, Chargé d’affaires of the US Embassy in Ireland, recently announced 38 new Fulbright Irish Awardees including three individuals from Trinity … Read the full press release

S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices May 2017

Bank Card Default Rate Rises Seven Straight Months NEW YORK, 21-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian released today data through May 2017 for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices. The indices represent a comprehensive measure of changes in … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin shortlisted for the 2017 EAIE Award for Innovation in Internationalisation

DUBLIN, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Trinity is one of four European universities to be shortlisted for the 2017 EAIE Award for Innovation in Internationalisation. EAIE (the European Association for International Education) is the acknowledged European centre for expertise, networking and resources … Read the full press release

Pilot project will provide early warning of potential flooding in Dublin

DUBLIN, 01-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CONNECT, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks at Trinity College Dublin, has partnered with Smart Dublin, an initiative of Dublin City Council and the other Dublin Local Authorities, and INTEL to deploy low-cost … Read the full press release

Shire to present ADHD research at the 170th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in San Diego

Latest Research Supports Greater Understanding of the Evolving Needs of Adults with ADHD Lexington, M.A., 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) will present research on the evolving needs of adults living with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at the … Read the full press release

Launch of the Global Education Innovation Award

DUBLIN, Ireland, 03-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global Education Network Europe is launching the Global Education Innovation Award on 1 May, 2017 GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global … Read the full press release

Track Patient Health at Home with Synchronization of Garmin Activity Tracker Data and Medtronic Mobile Application

Data from Garmin vívofit® Series Now Syncs to Medtronic Care Management Services NetResponse® Mobile Application to Help Track Patient Health at Home DUBLIN and OLATHE, Kan. U.S.A., 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, and … Read the full press release

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