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Culture: Monica Loughman Ballet presents “Masterpieces of World Opera and Ballet” at the National Concert Hall, Dublin in September

July 25, 2012 Comments off

Unique new format combines opera and ballet performances, debuting Belfast’s own Melissa Hamilton, principal ballerina of the Royal Ballet and an excerpt from Monica Loughman’s new production in classical ballet, Children of Lir

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S7 Airlines chooses OpenJaw t-Retail Platform to power online retailing strategy

July 10, 2012 Comments off

27 April 2012 DUBLIN – One of Russia’s largest airlines and oneworld alliance member, S7 Airlines and OpenJaw Technologies, a leading online technology partner of the world’s biggest travel brands, have today announced a landmark implementation which sees S7 Airlines becoming OpenJaw’s first new client on the recently launched t-Retail Platform. It also marks the deployment of OpenJaw’s new Managed Service delivery model, a transaction based model which focuses on partnership to deliver travel retailing success. Read more…

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Russian Space Giant Roscosmos Signs Plans To Work With National Space Centre

June 26, 2012 2 comments

Formal plans to work together on joint projects were signed by Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos and National Space Centre Ltd (Ireland) at the Roscosmos headquarters in Moscow on 21 June, 2012, during the Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission led by Minister of State for Trade and Development, Mr Joe Costello, TD. Read more…

The Minister of State for Trade and Development, Mr Joe Costello T.D., led an Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to Russia (June 18-22).

June 26, 2012 Comments off

The Trade Mission included over 20 Enterprise Ireland client company participants, and was aimed at building on impressive 2011 Russia trade figures which saw 37% growth in goods export to the closest of the BRICS countries. This was reinforced by over 50% growth in exports by Enterprise Ireland client companies in 2011. Read more…

Young Social Innovators to Showcase Why they are Best Placed to Overcome Ireland’s Social Problems

May 5, 2012 Comments off

Young Social innovators (YSI) will hold its annual ‘Showcase’ event next Wednesday 9th of May in City West at 9am.

President Michael D. Higgins will arrive at the event at 2.40pm where he will be greeted by a number of YSI school students and St. Stanislaus Kennedy, Co Founder of YSI.  The President’s address will take place at 3.10pm in the main auditorium. Read more…


Dialogue Bags Renault’s Russian Account

May 1, 2012 Comments off

The Dublin-based marketing communications agency Dialogue Marketing has won a major international account in Russia.

The agency, which is headed up by Michael Killeen, has picked up the account to handle Renault Russia. The account covers all integrated solutions.

According to Michael Killeen, Dialogue won the business on the back its four step CRM “IDIC” process (Identification, Differentiation, Involvement and Customisation) which it has developed successfully over the last decade. The final strategy is being finalised and creative will be in place for January 2012 across all channels.

“‘The work we take for granted here is viewed as best in class in other regions, particularly as you move east across Europe. The obvious challenge for us was to give them a simple yet effective process that they can understand and one that allows for local inputs on each tactical model by model execution,” says Killeen. Read more…

Transaero, Russian Airliane Are Coming to Secure 180 Aircraft Jobs

May 1, 2012 Comments off

AN AIRCRAFT maintenance company in Shannon has been taken over, saving 180 jobs.

Recruitment of additional staff is also under way, as Air Atlanta Aero Engineering (AAAE) was bought by Moscow-based company, Transaero.

Although both companies have remained tight-lipped about the takeover, an announcement is believed to be imminent, while rebranding of the Shannon hangar has already started. Read more…