What the Sunday Times calls “the worst-kept secret in the Irish mobile phone industry” is to be officially announced next month, when Eircom launches its own mobile phone brand.
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Ray Nolan, who set up the successful Irish accommodations company Web Reservations International, is to relaunch his website Worky, which provides a service that matches jobs to candidate skills.
“Homework pays off for start-ups” was the intriguing headline on a half-page feature in the Sunday Times. The article underlined the ever-expanding value of running small businesses from home.
Google is to establish an operations centre at the Eastpoint Business Park in Dublin, creating 200 jobs. The centre will look after the technology firm’s location-based products, such as Google Maps and Google Local.
The OECD became the latest forecaster to raise its forecast for the Irish economy which it did last month as part of its twice-yearly Economic Outlook.
The latest projection from the Paris-based policy advice body envisages that the Irish economy will contract by 0.7% on average this year in GDP terms, much less than the 2.3% decline projected in its previous forecast round in November. Moreover, its forecast for next year was revised up by even more. The economy is now expected to grow by 3% in 2011, up considerably from the 1% it was pencilling in in November.