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How can we build a better future? We ask three leaders - Irish Times

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How can we build a better future? We ask three leaders
Irish Times
Tony Geoghegan Merchants Quay Ireland “We're a drugs and homelessness service,” says Tony Geoghegan, chief executive of Merchants Quay Ireland in Dublin. “We were founded about 40 years ago, when the issues started coming to the fore.

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Dunnes to sponsor small producer award - Wexford People

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Dunnes to sponsor small producer award
Wexford People
dunnes Stores Simply Better has announced it is to sponsor the prestigious Small Producer of the Year award as part of this year's Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards - open to food producers and manufacturers across the Republic of Ireland and ...

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Travel|How 'Brexit' Will Affect Travel to Europe - New York Times

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 22:38

New York Times

Travel|How 'Brexit' Will Affect Travel to Europe
New York Times
There are packaging companies and tour operators who work with airlines and hotels and can put together strong deals to entice U.S. travelers.” When these deals might surface is unknown but probably later this year, ... With Britain's withdrawal from ...

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World stocks tumble as Brexit nightmare comes true - Irish Times

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 20:13

Irish Times

World stocks tumble as Brexit nightmare comes true
Irish Times
Packaging giant Smurfit Kappa was down 11.4 per cent at €20.50, which was roughly in line with the industry norm. Iseq heavyweight CRH was down 6 per cent at €25.60 while newly merged Paddy Power Betfair fell 4.6 per cent to €108.50. Ireland's largest ...

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No humble Brexit pie for Irishman behind half of UK's sandwiches - Irish Times

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 16:06

Business World (press release) (blog)

No humble Brexit pie for Irishman behind half of UK's sandwiches
Irish Times
Paper packaging giant Smurfit Kappa, which joined the FTSE 250 in London this week, said it does “not expect any material impact to our day-to-day business” as a result of Brexit. “The actual impact over the coming months will be a ... “My immediate ...
Sinn Fein calls for Irish unity pollBusiness World (press release) (blog)
Sinn Fein calls for Irish unity poll as Brexit fallout beginsReuters
Ireland braces itself for political and economic turmoil after BrexitStuff.co.nz

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Sinn Fein calls for Irish unity poll - Business World (press release) (blog)

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 11:03

Business World (press release) (blog)

Sinn Fein calls for Irish unity poll
Business World (press release) (blog)
Northern Ireland's deputy leader Martin McGuinness called for a vote to unite the two sides of the Irish border on Friday, as stocks tumbled and the damaging economic and political fallout from Britain's decision to quit the EU were immediately felt ...
Sinn Fein calls for Irish unity poll as Brexit fallout beginsReuters

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'We're shocked... we don't have a contingency plan' Ryanair's Jacobs as chief executives react to Brexit - Irish Independent

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 10:59

Irish Independent

'We're shocked... we don't have a contingency plan' Ryanair's Jacobs as chief executives react to Brexit
Irish Independent
But Pat McCann, the chief executive of Ireland's largest hotel group, Dalata, said that the company – as with others – will just have to adapt to the UK being outside the EU. “In business, there are certain things you can control and certain things you ...

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Editor's blog | Brexit throws up more questions than answers - Packaging News

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 10:46

Packaging News

Editor's blog | Brexit throws up more questions than answers
Packaging News
Where this leaves the economy is anyone's guess and we're about to find out just how resilient the packaging industry is. It's one of those sectors that can weather some turbulent economic storms – after all, we all need food, drink, toothpaste and all ...

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Markets live: Pound slides after shock EU referendum results buoy Brexit hopes - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 24/06/2016 - 00:09

Telegraph.co.uk

Markets live: Pound slides after shock EU referendum results buoy Brexit hopes
Telegraph.co.uk
The huge rise reflects much bigger than anticipated Brexit support in the North of the country, as well as in Northern Ireland. Polling ..... On the mid-cap index, packaging group DS Smith enjoyed its best day in four months following a results beat ...

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Technavio Announces Top 10 Vendors in the Global Packaging Market Until 2020 - Business Wire (press release)

Thu, 23/06/2016 - 17:20

Technavio Announces Top 10 Vendors in the Global Packaging Market Until 2020
Business Wire (press release)
Smurfit Kappa was founded in 2005 (following the merger of the Jefferson Smurfit Group and Kappa Packaging) and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The company manufactures and markets paper-based packaging products. It offers containerboard ...

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Opinion: Mandatory jail time needed to ensure agri-food sector is not undermined - Agriland

Thu, 23/06/2016 - 17:03

Agriland

Opinion: Mandatory jail time needed to ensure agri-food sector is not undermined
Agriland
While Ireland's traceability systems are to be applauded that they picked up the breach, it was a random test with one animal testing positive for the substance. While the Food Safety Authority has assured consumers ... Meath butcher was this month ...
Irish food and drink brands join forcesBusinessandleadership.com

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Opinion: Mandatory jail time needed to ensure agri-food sector is not undermined - Agriland

Thu, 23/06/2016 - 17:03

Agriland

Opinion: Mandatory jail time needed to ensure agri-food sector is not undermined
Agriland
While Ireland's traceability systems are to be applauded that they picked up the breach, it was a random test with one animal testing positive for the substance. While the Food Safety Authority has assured consumers ... Meath butcher was this month ...

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Irish food and drink brands join forces - Businessandleadership.com

Thu, 23/06/2016 - 15:48

Agriland

Irish food and drink brands join forces
Businessandleadership.com
Over 30 of Ireland's top food and drink brands – including Tayto, Ballygowan, Avonmore, Cadbury, Barry's Tea and Batchelors – have come together to form Love Irish Food, an independent body that will promote Irish-manufactured food and drink products.
Opinion: Mandatory jail time needed to ensure agri-food sector is not underminedAgriland

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Tesco's range of 'fake farm' foods help boost sales - The Independent

Thu, 23/06/2016 - 11:01

The Independent

Tesco's range of 'fake farm' foods help boost sales
The Independent
The supermarket's fresh range, currently leading sales to higher volumes, was criticised on social media in March when it was revealed that all the farms named on the packaging were entirely made up. Willow Farms whole chicken, Boswell Farms diced beef ...

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Game Of Thrones: why no Irish need apply to buy it - Irish Independent

Thu, 23/06/2016 - 02:31

Irish Independent

Game Of Thrones: why no Irish need apply to buy it
Irish Independent
I'm not even looking for a cut-price deal on it, either. I really am happy to pay a premium fee. Full whack. Top tariff. The DVD price, if you like. (Without you even having to stump up for the DVD, delivery and packaging!) I am the customer you really ...

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Quirky opportunity for farmers to support CMRF Crumlin - Farming Life

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 12:54

Farming Life

Quirky opportunity for farmers to support CMRF Crumlin
Farming Life
Pictured from left to right at the launch of the Zeus Packaging #Purple4Crumlin charity Balewrap initiative is John Hayes (former Munster and Ireland Rugby Player), John Heaphy (GM ATC Group) ,Gavin McCarthy (Zeus Packaging) and Mary McGrane (CMRF ...

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Tweaking McMuffins Speeds McDonald's Ahead of Breakfast Rivals - Hospitality Ireland

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 11:24

Hospitality Ireland

Tweaking McMuffins Speeds McDonald's Ahead of Breakfast Rivals
Hospitality Ireland
The family-run operation started working overtime. The company's three facilities went to seven days a week, up from six. And the dairy also had to push its cardboard-box supplier to make the McDonald's packaging in just four weeks instead of the usual ...

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EU referendum: Brexit would hurt jobs and trade, warns boss of packaging firm Diamond - Belfast Telegraph

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 09:16

Belfast Telegraph

EU referendum: Brexit would hurt jobs and trade, warns boss of packaging firm Diamond
Belfast Telegraph
"We manufacture corrugated packaging, for example, supermarket shelf-ready packaging," he explained. "We supply people in the food and drink sector, pharmaceutical, aerospace, e-commerce and general manufacturing. "We supply throughout Ireland, ...

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Brussels briefing: Commission committed to ban on 'proven' endocrine disruptors - Irish Independent

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 02:36

Irish Independent

Brussels briefing: Commission committed to ban on 'proven' endocrine disruptors
Irish Independent
Endocrine disruptors are found in weedkillers, food additives, cosmetics, plastic packaging and toys, and have been linked to infertility, cancer, obesity and diabetes. One of the ... Ireland's quotas will be unveiled in October as part of the Atlantic ...

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Potential Irish losses as hardware design company PCH sheds 1500 jobs - Irish Examiner

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 01:13

Irish Examiner

Potential Irish losses as hardware design company PCH sheds 1500 jobs
Irish Examiner
The layoffs, which will largely affect its packaging business in China, is a further sign of its move away from commodity manufacturing which has been the backbone of the company for years. The redundancy programme will see PCH's global headcount fall ...

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