IRISH craft cider maker Mac Ivors Cider Co has collected three gold medals at London's Guildhall at the prestigious 2017 International Brewing and Cider Awarda, attended by brewers and cider makers from Europe, Australasia, the Far East and North and South America.
NEWRY-based Healthy Buildings (Ireland), trading as HBE has secured a £500,000 loan from the Growth Loan Fund which it will use to create 10 jobs and support its BlueZone Technologies subsidiary to further develop and market its innovative ‘manager’ software platform.
CONNECT Telecom in Belfast has acquired the Aberdeen-based Vodafone partner Coltel in a multi-million-pound deal, while at the same time has purchased Nortech in Carlisle for a smaller undisclosed sum.
IN the wake of dire warnings that more small house-builders are needed to fix the UK's 'broken' housing market, a Lagan Group subsidiary and the only brick production facility across Ireland has revealed a significant rise in orders for its bricks.
Next Monday marks the 10th anniversary of the restoration of the Northern Ireland Assembly, memorable in many people’s minds for being a beacon of what could be, as we reflect on an incredulous journey of two of the most politically, religiously, socially and culturally opposed leaders the north has ever seen.
A FAMILY-run butchery in Kilkeel, which has been operating in the town for nearly a century, has been named the UK’s ‘Butcher Shop of the Year’ at the 2017 Farm Shop & Deli Awards - the first butcher in the north ever to take the crown.
INVESTMENT in the Northern Ireland commercial property market in the first three months of this was lower than the same period in previous years but a strong pipeline should see figures improve through the rest of the year, according to the latest edition of Lambert Smith Hampton’s Ireland Valuation Bulletin.