Post Reporter

Post Reporter

Tech firm one ‘to be watched’

Tech firm one ‘to be watched’

ChangingWorlds, a Dublin technology company that emerged from University College Dublin (UCD), has been named as one of ‘10 emerging wireless players to watch in 2005' by research group IDC.

An eventful year for Irish media movers and shakers

An eventful year for Irish media movers and shakers

2004 saw the launches of Sky News Ireland and Setanta TV, the battle for an alternative rock radio licence and some high-profile resignations.

The year in politics: Is voters' FF bloodlust over?

The year in politics: Is voters' FF bloodlust over?

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May: Grafton's international contract with Exxon Mobil

May: Grafton's international contract with Exxon Mobil

In May, Irish-owned recruitment agency Grafton Recruitment agreed a major international deal with energy giant Exxon Mobil to recruit 500 staff for the company's business support centres in Budapest and Prague.

TDs face major challenges

TDs face major challenges

Politicians of all parties are likely to enjoy a well-earned break this Christmas after a turbulent and eventful political year.

Taxpayers face cash bonanza

Taxpayers face cash bonanza

Taxpayers who think they might be owed money by the Revenue Commissioners could be in for a post-Christmas cash bonanza but they need to act quickly, writes Yvonne Moran.

March: €10 million centre plan by Barry's of Mallow

March: €10 million centre plan by Barry's of Mallow

In March, Cork-based cash & carry Barry's of Mallow announced plans to open a new €10 million distribution centre in its hometown.

Copycat fears after Northern Bank haul

Copycat fears after Northern Bank haul

Banks with exposure in the North are concerned about the possibility of a copycat version of last week's Belfast £22 million heist, according to informed sources, writes Aileen Power.

Win some, lose some

Win some, lose some

Barry O'Callaghan, Derek Quinlan and Sean Quinn all had a 2004 to remember.

Investigate all of Cullen's appointments

Investigate all of Cullen's appointments

I would like to see an enquiry into all appointments made by Mr Martin Cullen while he was Minister for the Environment, such as the appointment of an ex-colleague of his from Waterford County Council to An Bord Pleanála.

Red Cross a casualty of war

Red Cross a casualty of war

The International Red Cross is another casualty of the ‘war on terror'.

Final straw for the Wrenboys

Final straw for the Wrenboys

Dressed in motley clothing and straw masks, five Wrenboys prepare for today's annual Wren parade in Tralee, Co Kerry (pictured on page one of our print edition).

Economic growth at any cost

Economic growth at any cost

It is hardly surprising that the Chambers of Commerce of Ireland (CCI) and their cheerleaders should be lobbying hard this week for ever more work permits for non-EU workers.

Pick of Thursday's viewing

Pick of Thursday's viewing

Dermot O'Leary (him again) recalls the stars who did the business and those who bottled it over the past year. 2004 Winners and Losers, 9pm, BBC2:

Pick of New Year's Eve viewing

Pick of New Year's Eve viewing

The Navan-born comedian, winner of the prestigious Perrier Award in 1998, rattles through a breakneck-paced routine in this set, recorded live during a sell-out at Dublin's Vicar Street. Tommy Tiernan Cracked, 9pm, RTE 2: