Updated: 09/01/18 : 06:22:35
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Mothercare shares slump after poor sales in Q4 (2017)

Shares in Mothercare fell by more than a quarter on the London Stock Exchange yesterday, after the company announced a slump in sales in the 12 weeks to December 30.At the time of writing, stocks in the global retailer for parents and young children were trading at £45.26, a considerable decrease on the highs of £132.00 reached in May 2017.In the UK, like-for-like sales declined by 7.2pc in the 12-week period, while online sales [...]  Read More...

Updated: 16/01/18 : 15:16:39
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Sligo Chamber welcomes €11m for Western Distributor Road

Sligo Chamber welcome this morning’s announcement by Minister Shane Ross TD, of an investment of €11 million for the Western Distributor Road.This is on top of the €17 million roads allocation for County Sligo in December, an increase of €8 million on last year’s figures.Tom Kilfeather Director of Services Sligo County Council and Aidan Doyle CEO of Sligo Chamber of Commerce attended a meeting in Leinster House on August 21st [...]  Read More...

Updated: 18/01/18 : 06:26:02
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Corporate Governance Training Course

This is an intensive, interactive and high energy 1 day training on Corporate Governance which aims to inform participants on the implications of becoming a board member and help you to be able [...]  Read More...

Updated: 17/01/18 : 14:38:40
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Increased Funding from Intertrade Ireland under Fusion Programme

IntertradeIreland has announced increased funding for companies in the Republic of Ireland. This means that even more companies will be funded as part of the FUSION programme. FUSION funds technical development projects and pays for up to half of a graduate's salary as well as additional financial and other benefits. The types of companies that are eligible for support include - software, food, engineering, furniture makers, manufacturing, [...]  Read More...

Updated: 20/12/17 : 14:04:33
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Sligo hoteliers caution against complacency

Brexit remains a major concern for the hotel sector in Sligo and across the country, according to the latest quarterly barometer¹ from the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF). With UK visitor numbers down by 6% year on year, according to the latest CSO figures², three in five (59%) hotel and guesthouse owners nationally say the weakened Sterling has had a negative effect on their business during 2017. This compares to just two in five [...]  Read More...