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2011-05-05 13:29:00

BELFAST and LONDON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cable&Wireless Worldwide today announces it has renewed and extended its contract to manage the Operational Telecoms Network used by System Operator for Northern Ireland (SONI) following an open competitive tendering process. In addition to existing work, Cable&Wireless Worldwide will connect planned wind farms to the grid. As Transmission System Operator (TSO) in Northern Ireland, SONI ensures the safe, secure,...

2011-05-04 04:46:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Almac's Biocatalysis Business Continues its Strong Growth and Boosts its Visibility With the Launch of the selectAZymeTM Brand As anticipated, Almac's biocatalysis business has expanded from its 2009 launch with the sale of six enzyme screening kits, to the current supply of 100s of kgs of chiral intermediates for drug substance manufacture, regular enzyme supply to specialty chemical companies and continued growth of...

2011-04-23 00:00:31

The CIM and Sage bring together Northern Ireland's business elite to discuss the impact of Customer Relationship Managment and the importance of CRM Strategy. (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 The CIM and Sage bring together Northern Ireland's business elite to discuss the impact of Customer Relationship Managment and the importance of CRM Strategy. Northern Ireland's business leaders gathered at The Merchant Hotel Belfast, for an insight into how Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Strategies can...

2011-04-11 10:48:00

CRAIGAVON, NI, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Award Recognises Almac's Continued Growth Success and Presence as a World Class Player in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Services The Almac Group, headquartered in Craigavon Northern Ireland, is celebrating another highly impressive year after being named 'Business of the Year' (for the second time in 3 years), together with other significant accolades at the Northern Ireland business awards - run by the nation's main daily newspaper,...

2011-04-06 19:45:00

LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned family entertainment producer and distributor The Jim Henson Company has partnered with 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout and Northern Ireland's Sixteen South Limited for the co-production of 26 half-hour episodes (52 x 11') of the new preschool series, PAJANIMALS, which will air exclusively in the U.S. on Sprout. The innovative series, featuring four cuddly musical puppets, will premiere on Sprout in the U.S. in fall...

2011-04-04 05:05:00

CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Scientists at Almac and Queen's University Belfast Discover Novel Approach to Treat Cancer Patients New Study findings published in Clinical Cancer Research - The Journal of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Scientists from the School of Pharmacy at Queen's University Belfast and Almac Discovery Ltd, announce the first publication describing a potential new anti-angiogenic therapy based on a...

2011-03-17 04:00:00

LONDON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Tourism Ireland Today Announced the Launch of an Online Game, Which Will go Live on Facebook on St Patrick's Day, 17th March 2011 - Called Ireland Town http://www.facebook.com/irelandtown the Game Brings the Holiday Experience in Ireland to Life for Facebook Fans Across the World - Competition to win an Amazing 4-night Adventure in the West of Ireland, Alongside Prizes Including an Orla Kiely bag, Artisan Food Hampers, or a box of...

2011-03-14 14:26:55

The first major study of the wellbeing and inclusion of former politically motivated prisoners in Northern Ireland will be launched by Queen's University today (Monday 14 March). Ageing and Social Exclusion among Former Politically Motivated Prisoners in Northern Ireland and the border region of Ireland investigated the well being and social and economic inclusion of loyalist and republican former prisoners (aged 50 and over) as older people in Northern Ireland. The report will be launched at...

2011-03-10 08:37:00

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stena Line has confirmed the addition of two new Superfast ferries on its service between Scotland and Northern Ireland in Autumn 2011 to coincide with the opening of its new 80m pounds Sterling Loch Ryan Port at Cairnryan. Sister ships Superfast VII and Superfast VIII will replace the HSS Stena Voyager, Stena Caledonia and Stena Navigator, which currently operate on the ferry crossings between the two countries. The Superfast...

2011-02-11 16:01:39

Psychology students at Queen's University have discovered similarities between child soldier trauma in Uganda and those children caught up in Northern Ireland's Troubles. Post-graduate students from the Doctoral Programme in Educational, Child and Adolescent Psychology at Queen's recently traveled to Uganda to a school for ex-child soldiers. Their study analyzed the levels of post-traumatic stress among ex-soldiers, explained the symptoms of trauma to the children and offered psychological...


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