Category Archives: Ireland

Press Releases & News from Ireland distributed via EuropaWire

KORE Insulation Introduces Low Carbon EPS Insulation for High-Efficiency Housing Development in Northern Ireland

(IN BRIEF) KORE Insulation has launched its low carbon EPS insulation, which has been selected for use in the Cloughan View housing development in Ballyclare, Northern Ireland, comprising 127 units and developed by the Braidwater Group. The high energy efficiency … Read the full press release

Accenture Strengthens Regional Creative Capabilities with Rabbit’s Tale Acquisition in Thailand

(IN BRIEF) Accenture, a global technology and consulting company, is set to acquire Rabbit’s Tale, a renowned Bangkok-based creative and digital experience agency. This strategic move aims to bolster the creative, brand, and data capabilities of Accenture Song, the world’s … Read the full press release

Centrica and Mitsubishi Power Collaborate on Europe’s First Ammonia-Fired Power Plant in Ireland

(IN BRIEF) Centrica and Mitsubishi Power Europe have joined forces to explore the development of Europe’s inaugural ammonia-fired power generation facility at Bord Gáis Energy’s Whitegate CCGT power station in Cork, Ireland. This groundbreaking project aims to leverage low carbon … Read the full press release

Accenture Strengthens New Zealand Presence with Solnet Acquisition, Bolstering Cloud and Tech Expertise

(IN BRIEF) Accenture, a global technology services and consulting firm, has successfully completed its acquisition of Solnet, an IT services provider renowned for its technology consulting services to both the New Zealand government and private sector. This strategic move enhances … Read the full press release

CRH Announces Agreement to Sell European Lime Operations to SigmaRoc for $1.1 Billion

(IN BRIEF) CRH plc, a leading provider of building materials solutions, has revealed plans to divest its lime operations in Europe to SigmaRoc plc for approximately $1.1 billion, pending customary conditions and regulatory approvals. The divestment includes 16 operating locations … Read the full press release

Accenture Study Reveals Only 18% of Companies on Track for Net Zero Emissions by 2050, Urgent Action Needed in Heavy Industry

(IN BRIEF) A recent study by Accenture highlights that just 18% of companies are currently on course to achieve net-zero emissions in their operations by 2050. The research also reveals that 38% of companies feel unable to make additional investments … Read the full press release

Accenture Expands New Zealand Presence with Acquisition of IT Services Provider Solnet

(IN BRIEF) Accenture, a global technology consulting and services company, has announced its acquisition of Solnet, a New Zealand-based IT services provider specializing in technology consulting for government and private organizations. While the terms of the deal remain undisclosed, Solnet’s … Read the full press release

Barclays Bank Ireland Joins Vienna Stock Exchange as New International Trading Member

(IN BRIEF) The Vienna Stock Exchange has announced the addition of a new international trading member, Barclays Bank Ireland PLC, effective from November 15, 2023. Barclays’ participation in the exchange is seen as a strategic move to provide comprehensive and … Read the full press release

Vodafone Partners with Accenture to Optimize Shared Operations, Boost Efficiency, and Drive Growth

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Group Plc has unveiled plans for a strategic partnership with Accenture aimed at leveraging shared operations to enhance growth, customer service, and operational efficiency across Vodafone’s operating companies and partner markets. The collaboration will build upon Vodafone’s … Read the full press release

Vodafone Partners with Accenture to Revolutionize Shared Operations and Fuel Growth

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone Group Plc has unveiled plans to establish a strategic partnership with Accenture to harness Vodafone’s shared operations for accelerated growth, improved customer service, and enhanced efficiency across its operating companies and partner markets. The collaboration will leverage … Read the full press release

Accenture Expands Cybersecurity Reach in Spain with Acquisition of Innotec Security

(IN BRIEF) Accenture, a global technology and consulting firm, has acquired Innotec Security, a prominent cybersecurity-as-a-service company headquartered in Madrid, Spain. This acquisition enhances Accenture’s cybersecurity capabilities and presence in Spain. Innotec Security, previously owned by Entelgy Group, brings 500 … Read the full press release

Accenture Completes Acquisition of ConcentricLife to Enhance Healthcare Marketing Capabilities

(IN BRIEF) Accenture has successfully finalized its acquisition of ConcentricLife, a prominent healthcare marketing agency known for its expertise in assisting Life Sciences brands in creating optimal brand experiences throughout various stages of the health journey. This strategic acquisition underscores … Read the full press release

Accenture and TD Bank Forge Coalition with Disability:IN to Drive Disability Inclusion in Marketing and Communications

(IN BRIEF) Accenture and TD Bank have partnered to establish a cross-industry coalition comprising Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) and Chief Communications Officers (CCOs) powered by Disability:IN. This coalition aims to accelerate disability inclusion in the marketing and communications professions by … Read the full press release

Accenture Expands Insurance Operations Capabilities with ON Service GROUP Acquisition in Germany

(IN BRIEF) Accenture has acquired ON Service GROUP, a prominent provider of business process services specialized in insurance operations in Germany. This strategic acquisition aims to enhance Accenture’s capabilities in insurance operations, allowing it to offer a wider range of … Read the full press release

New Course Equips Learners for Mental Health Support in Humanitarian Emergencies on World Mental Health Day

(IN BRIEF) Launched on World Mental Health Day, this 10-week blended course, developed in collaboration with the IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support, aims to provide essential skills for individuals involved in the development, management, and monitoring of mental health … Read the full press release

CEOs Express Concerns About Cybersecurity, Despite Recognizing Its Vital Role in Growth, Says Accenture Report

(IN BRIEF) A report from Accenture titled “The Cyber-Resilient CEO” highlights that 74% of CEOs express concerns about their organizations’ ability to defend against cyberattacks, despite 96% recognizing the importance of cybersecurity for organizational growth and stability. The report points … Read the full press release

EVBox Livo and EVBox Elvi Chargers Qualify for Irish Government’s EV Home Charger Grant

(IN BRIEF) EVBox, a prominent electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions provider, has announced that its EVBox Livo and EVBox Elvi AC charging stations in Ireland are now registered on the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Smart Charger Register. This … Read the full press release

DHL Supply Chain Invests €80 Million in Cork Biomethane Facility for Carbon-Neutral Trucks

(IN BRIEF) DHL Supply Chain has unveiled an €80 million investment plan to operate biomethane-fueled trucks, partnering with Stream BioEnergy to establish a dedicated biomethane production facility in Cork. Biomethane is a renewable gas with the potential for carbon neutrality. … Read the full press release

Trinity Conference Puts Children’s Well-being at the Forefront in Domestic Violence Context

(IN BRIEF) Trinity University, in collaboration with Mason Hayes & Curran, hosted a significant Domestic Violence and Child Protection Conference that brought together over 200 professionals. Attendees included representatives from TUSLA, Safe Ireland, The Independent Guardian Ad Litem Agency (TIGALA), … Read the full press release

Accenture Bolsters Industrial Expertise with Acquisition of ATI Solutions Group

(IN BRIEF) Accenture has acquired ATI Solutions Group (ATI), a consulting service provider based in Perth that serves the mining, energy, and rail industries. The acquisition aims to enhance Accenture’s capabilities in Western Australia, where there’s a demand for specialized … Read the full press release

Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan and Accenture Partner for Data-Driven Transformation through Joint Venture

(IN BRIEF) Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc. and Accenture have entered into a joint venture set to commence in January 2024. The venture is aimed at supporting Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Group’s goal of becoming a data-driven organization with streamlined administrative and … Read the full press release

Accenture Enhances Capital Project Capabilities with Anser Advisory Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Accenture, a global professional services company, has completed the acquisition of Anser Advisory, a management and advisory firm specializing in infrastructure projects in the United States. The acquisition strengthens Accenture’s capabilities in capital projects and allows them to … Read the full press release

Bira 91 Teams Up with Accenture for Enterprise Reinvention and Digital Transformation

(IN BRIEF) Bira 91, an Indian premium beer company operating globally, has entered into a collaboration with Accenture to drive growth, enhance business agility, and accelerate innovation through an enterprise reinvention program. Accenture will assist Bira 91 in designing and … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin and Green Tech Skillnet Offer 30% Discount on Green Courses to Drive Sustainability Education

(IN BRIEF) Trinity College Dublin has partnered with Green Tech Skillnet to offer a 30% discount on selected green diplomas and micro-credential courses. These courses cover a wide range of disciplines and focus on environmental sustainability and climate action. Eligible … Read the full press release



Salesforce and Accenture Join Forces to Enhance AI-Powered Customer Service Interactions

(IN BRIEF) Salesforce has announced a partnership with Accenture to establish a hub for generative artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate the deployment of its Einstein GPT AI solution for customer relationship management (CRM). The companies will work together to develop … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank approves €6.6bn for sustainable transport, clean energy, corporate innovation and education

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved €6.6 billion of new financing to support sustainable transport, clean energy, corporate innovation, and education investment worldwide. The EIB Board of Directors also adopted a mid-term review of the EIB’s Energy … Read the full press release

Eaton and BAE Systems Team Up to Create Efficient Electric Vehicle Solutions for Medium-Duty Trucks

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems and Eaton have announced a collaboration to develop electric vehicle technology solutions for the medium-duty commercial truck market. Their Memorandum of Understanding outlines a comprehensive EV system for medium-duty vehicles, featuring BAE Systems’ power-dense electric motor … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank to Acquire Numis Corporation in All-Cash Offer

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Bank has agreed on the terms of an all-cash offer to acquire Numis Corporation Plc, a UK-based corporate broking and advisory house. The acquisition will allow Deutsche Bank to become a leading provider to more than 170 … Read the full press release

Experian Launches New Cloud-Based Fraud Solution Powered by Adaptive Machine Learning

(IN BRIEF) Experian has launched a new cloud-based fraud solution called Aidrian, powered by adaptive machine learning, to help businesses prevent fraud without impacting customer experience. It combines a customized machine learning model with device fingerprinting to classify transactions with … Read the full press release

Trinity’s School of Physics showcases quantum games developed by MSc students

(IN BRIEF) Trinity’s School of Physics celebrated World Quantum Day by showcasing five quantum versions of games developed by Trinity’s Quantum Science and Technology MSc students. The event aimed to highlight the fundamental role that quantum science plays in nature … Read the full press release

Accenture welcomes Unilever CEO Alan Jope to its board

(IN BRIEF) Alan Jope, the CEO of Unilever, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Accenture, effective immediately. Mr. Jope, who will serve on the Nominating, Governance & Sustainability Committee, is a dynamic leader with vast expertise in … Read the full press release

La BEI investe in un’azienda irlandese di dispositivi medici per un dispositivo per il trattamento dell’acufene

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) La Banca europea per gli investimenti (BEI) ha investito 15 milioni di euro in Neuromod Devices Ltd per supportare la commercializzazione del suo dispositivo per il trattamento dell’acufene, Lenire. Il dispositivo ha ottenuto l’approvazione De Novo dalla … Read the full press release

EIB invests in Irish medical device company for tinnitus treatment device

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has invested €15 million in Neuromod Devices Ltd to support the commercialization of its tinnitus treatment device, Lenire. The device has been granted De Novo approval from the US FDA and has shown … Read the full press release

Il fornitore di software per l’edilizia Nemetschek Group sostiene LiveCosts con un investimento iniziale

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Il gruppo Nemetschek, un fornitore di software per il settore AEC/O, ha effettuato un investimento iniziale in LiveCosts, una start-up irlandese che semplifica il controllo dei costi nel settore delle costruzioni con un software di facile utilizzo … Read the full press release

Construction software provider Nemetschek Group backs LiveCosts with initial investment

(IN BRIEF) The Nemetschek Group, a software provider for the AEC/O industry, has made an initial investment in LiveCosts, an Irish start-up that simplifies cost control in the construction industry with easy-to-use software connecting the office to the field. The … Read the full press release

Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion remove medical collection debt under $500 from consumer credit reports

(IN BRIEF) Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion have announced that medical collection debt with an initial reported balance of under $500 has been removed from U.S. consumer credit reports. This change reflects a commitment made by the Nationwide Credit Reporting Agencies … Read the full press release

Experian North America Recognized for Inclusivity, Equity, and Innovation in Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For List

(IN BRIEF) Experian North America has been named by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2023, marking the fourth consecutive year of the company’s inclusion on the list. The recognition reflects Experian’s inclusive and … Read the full press release

QuSecure and Accenture Successfully Test Quantum-Resilient Data Communications Over Multiple Satellite Orbits

(IN BRIEF) Post-quantum cybersecurity company QuSecure, in collaboration with Accenture, has successfully completed the first multi-orbit data communication test secured with post-quantum cryptography (PQC). The transmission was made via a secure channel from Earth to a low Earth orbit (LEO) … Read the full press release

Bloomberg und Junior Achievement Europe betreuen 2023 mit der EU-Initiative „Women in Finance“ noch mehr Studierende

(IN KÜRZE) Bloomberg hat seine EU-Initiative „Women in Finance“ ausgeweitet, die darauf abzielt, junge Frauen nach einem erfolgreichen ersten Jahr zu inspirieren und zu befähigen, Karrieren im Finanzbereich zu verfolgen. Die Initiative bietet spezialisierte Schulungen zu Kapitalmärkten und Mentoring durch … Read the full press release