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2010-03-15 07:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif. and DUBLIN, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking the first leg of a two-city Trade and Investment Mission to the US, Ireland's Prime Minister, Brian Cowen will lead a delegation of Irish CEOs to the San Francisco Bay Area for a series of events and meetings with technology executives and venture capitalists today. The mission is directed by Enterprise Ireland, the Irish state agency responsible for the development and promotion of the country's indigenous business sector....

2010-03-15 07:30:00

PALO ALTO, Calif. and DUBLIN, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Weedle, an Ireland-based Internet company, today announced it has received funding totaling U.S.$4 million to expand its social media platform in the U.S. and other global regions. Weedle is combining the latest developments in Social Media and Semantic Web technologies with the company's own search and social graph algorithm to create an internet platform aimed at facilitating increased demand for skills and employment in the U.S....

2010-03-15 07:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif. and DUBLIN, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- EazyBusiness, an Ireland-based provider of cloud-based business applications for small and medium-size businesses (SMBs), today staged the U.S. rollout of the EazyBusiness product suite. The first four applications--EazyWeb, EazyCRM, EazyHRM, and EazyWork--enable SMBs worldwide to set up, grow, and manage their businesses profitably and competitively. The company also announced that it would establish its U.S. operations hub in San...

2010-03-15 07:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif. and CORK, Ireland, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Documatics, a provider of business management process software to multiple industry sectors, today announced that it is expanding its U.S. market presence by establishing a new operations center in Chicago, IL. Also today, the company announced that Chicago-based Soluisce Solutions Inc., a provider of enterprise software solutions, will use the Documatics product suite to offer Enterprise Content Management solutions to its...

2010-03-15 07:30:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This St. Patrick's Day, QVC® is celebrating its 21st year of Irish programming with a 24-hour event that is scheduled to kick off Wednesday, March 17, at midnight (ET). Featuring an eclectic assortment of authentic Irish goods, many of which were created especially for QVC, the 21st Annual St. Patrick's Day broadcast is the multimedia retailer's largest showcase of Irish goods. As one of the largest U.S. retailers for Irish...

2010-02-10 10:00:00

NEW YORK and DUBLIN, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, top executives and much of the creative talent driving Ireland's film animation industry are gathering in NY to showcase their latest productions at the KidScreen Summit, an annual conference focused on the childrens' entertainment industry. The event draws TV programming executives, producers and distributors who influence the market success of inventive new productions. Irish companies represented at the Summit include: Boulder...

2009-09-14 08:05:00

LONDON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The first FindaProperty.com House Prices and Affordability Index, shows national UK asking prices moving into positive annual growth for the first time this year, with prices currently 512 pounds Sterling higher than a year ago. This is a result of six consecutive months of stable or positive monthly house price growth, as buyers take advantage of good value in the market with renewed confidence. National asking prices are higher than they were a year ago,...

2009-05-28 12:00:00

'Best Connected' campaign deploys dynamic social media toolset to strengthen links between Ireland's innovators and US Partners PALO ALTO, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Ireland (EI), the Irish Government's export engine for innovative technologies and services created by Irish companies, today launched a new campaign strategy to boost exports for Irish companies in the North American market. The program will initially focus on Ireland's internet and software sectors, where the...

2009-05-19 01:00:00

DUBLIN, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - Completed Series B Total Stands at EUR21.3 m Opsona Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on novel therapeutic and preventative approaches to autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, today announced that Roche Venture Fund and Enterprise Ireland have committed an additional EUR3.3 million to the Series B financing announced in February this year, bringing the total round to EUR21.3 million. The new investors join Novartis Venture Fund,...

2009-03-31 13:15:21

Credit rating firm Standard & Poor's cut Ireland's AAA credit grade to AA+, warning Ireland it needed better control of its public financing. The downgrade reflects our view that the deterioration of Ireland's public finances is likely to require a number of years of sustained effort to repair, on a scale greater than factored into the government's current plans, S&P said, The Times of London reported Tuesday. S&P said Ireland's economy put it on track to reach a debt burden more...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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