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2014-05-06 12:21:53

Texas Trade Mission takes in Austin's newest commute solution AUSTIN, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation of Ireland, Richard Bruton, has arrived in Austin to promote Irish businesses in Texas. The Minister attended Enterprise Ireland's Business Breakfast yesterday with Mayor Lee Leffingwell and Paul Steinberg, Vice President for Carma. The Mayor and Minister made the exciting announcement that Ireland has chosen Austin as the home for its next...

2014-05-05 08:27:48

NASDAQ: CRME TSX: COM VANCOUVER, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cardiome Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME / TSX: COM) today announced that an affiliate of Cardiome Pharma Corp. has entered into a distribution agreement with UDG Healthcare plc, headquartered in Dublin, to fulfill orders and distribute BRINAVESS(TM) (vernakalant intravenous) in Ireland. The initial term of the agreement is for three years effective as of April 1, 2014. Financial details have not been disclosed. "We are...

2014-05-04 20:21:15

OMAHA, Neb., May 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you think your weekend was busy, here's a 60 second tour of this past weekend's hectic schedule of Kathy Ireland, the former cover girl who heads a $2 billion a year empire (as attested to in a Forbes cover story on her) which Licensing Global Magazine lists as the 28th most powerful brand in the world. Her "fairly-normal" weekend included a heated paper-tossing contest with two other former paper carriers who also did pretty well,...

2014-05-02 08:29:00

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a proposal to change the company's place of incorporation from Switzerland to Ireland. Tyco expects to ask shareholders to vote on the proposal at a special general meeting of shareholders. "After a thorough review, our Board has concluded that a move to Ireland is in the best interests of Tyco's shareholders," said Tyco Chief Executive...

2014-04-30 23:18:29

Suprema Inc., a leading global provider of technology in biometrics and security, today announced with ENTERTECH SYSTEMS an expanded partnership that now includes the United Kingdom and Ireland. ENTERTECH SYSTEMS is not only the new official operating partner in the UK market but also continues operating in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico, delivering Suprema biometric products and applications for use with access control systems and workforce management solutions. Birmingham, UK and Seoul,...

2014-04-30 23:13:54

Suntico have appointed former Sage Ireland CEO Liam Mullaney to their Board of Advisors. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A creative, innovative and results focused business leader, Liam Mullaney comes to Suntico with over 30 years’ experience in the IT sector and a proven track record of successfully leading companies in Ireland and the UK, addressing both local and global markets. As CEO of Sage Ireland, Liam took the company from an unknown brand to being the market leading business software...

2014-04-29 16:33:47

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and DUBLIN, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) ("Chiquita") and Fyffes plc (ESM: FFY ID: AIM: FFY LN) ("Fyffes") today announced that ChiquitaFyffes Limited ("ChiquitaFyffes") has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") a registration statement on Form S-4 in connection with the proposed combination of Chiquita and Fyffes, which included a preliminary proxy statement of Chiquita (the "Form S-4")...

2014-04-17 12:28:55

Bell handpicks literary gems associated with Ireland, sure to uplift the spirit MAITLAND, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- J. Craig Bell's new book, A Year in Eire - Inspirations from the Emerald Isle ($35.99, paperback, 9781628715750; $9.99, e-book, 9781628719680) serves to fulfill a unique mission of using the rich history of Ireland to build richer, spiritual lives. It is a daily devotional to assist anyone through the vicissitudes of life. Jim Bell introduces readers...

2014-04-17 00:21:10

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart Metabolics Limited, a new Irish biotechnology company focused on development of drugs for cardio-metabolic diseases, has announced the completion of a $20 million Series A financing from venBio, Seroba Kernel Life Sciences, Brandon Capital Partners (on behalf of AustralianSuper) and AshHill. The proceeds from this financing have supported Heart Metabolics Limited in acquiring a Phase 3-ready drug candidate and related preclinical drug...

2014-04-16 00:20:11

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9dgc5n/europe_car_rental) has announced the addition of the "Europe Car Rental Industry Analysis to 2017 - Latvia, Belgium and Ukraine to Stimulate the Market Growth" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9dgc5n/europe_car_rental ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report titled -Europe Car Rental...


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Connemara Pony
2014-04-12 10:12:08

The Connemara Pony originated in Ireland and is believed to be bred from Scandinavian ponies brought to Ireland by the Vikings with another breed most likely the now extinct Irish Hobby. A legend states that a Spanish Armada in 1588 became grounded, the Andalusians aboard were set free and bred with the native horses to create the Connemara. During the 1700s, Arabian blood was added to increase the strength and stamina of the Connemara. Hackneys and Thoroughbreds were also introduced,...

2012-06-15 04:12:31

Symbol: MECO4 Group: Dicot Family: Sterculiaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, LA, MS, NC, SC, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta...

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2012-06-15 04:14:44

Symbol: MECA9 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: HI    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-18 09:04:53

Symbol: BLAU Group: Monocot Family: Hydrocharitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:LA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2008-09-11 16:12:32

The Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea), is a small passerine bird found throughout temperate Europe and Asia, although not in Ireland. It belongs to the nuthatch family Sittidae. This bird is the most common and most widespread nuthatch, and is often referred to just as the Nuthatch. It is a resident bird of deciduous woods and parkland, with some old trees for nesting. The Eurasian Nuthatch is 5.5 inches long and has the typical nuthatch big head, short tail and powerful bill and feet. It...

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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.