Family ties bring jobs back home

A FAMILY connection helped one Irish-American return ‘home’ when he was looking to expand his business into new markets. Cousins Michael and Louis Carron were sharing business stories and advice when it transpired that both were looking to expand their operations, albeit at different sides of the Atlantic. While Louis’ company Blue Sky Payments, an […]

Connector ‘returns the favour’ and helps bring jobs to Dublin

WHEN Emmanuele Angione heard about Alien Technology Transfer’s expansion plans, he didn’t hesitate to suggest Ireland. Like all good stories, he did so in the pub. “They knew I was based in Dublin and asked to meet up. We met in a pub and talked for three hours and then I put them in touch […]

Passion for cars puts wheels in motion for job creation

A shared passion for cars is what ignited a conversation that led to plans to create 100 jobs, announced earlier this week. When Gerard Murnaghan, Vice President of Sales, EMEA, at was introduced to executives in CarGurus through a mutual friend, he had no idea their mutual love of motors would have such a […]

Family holiday lands €15,000 pay-out for Dublin man

Neil Doherty was on holiday with his wife Allison when he had a conversation that would ultimately bring 10 jobs to Waterford. Neil, from Dublin, was playing golf with Allison’s uncle, Kevin Murphy, when he asked the innocent question ‘how’s business going?’ What he didn’t realise at the time was that one question would begin […]

Irish connector helps create 12 jobs by reaching out to connection

“I am always trying to put the message out there about Ireland as a place to do business.”   Absorb Technology Ltd, a European subsidiary of Blatant Media Corporation, will establish their European communications hub in Dublin City Centre, creating 12 jobs, following an interaction between two professionals on either side of the Atlantic. Gerry […]