Irish technology Shelbourne Park greyhound track returns to profit

The country’s premier greyhound racing track, Shelbourne Park, returned to profit last year following the resumption of a full schedule of race meetings. The latest annual accounts show Shelbourne Greyhound Stadium, which is owned by the sport’s governing body, Bord na gCon, recorded a profit of €315,469 in 2018, reversing a loss of €115,476 posted…

Irish technology State agencies to play a significant role in the development land market in 2020

The development land market in the greater Dublin area continues to perform well. Activity levels remain good and we estimate that market turnover will be about €1.1 billion this year. While this is less than the combined volume of sales in 2018, which was just over €1.45 billion, it is notable that there were significantly…

Irish technology Better drugs and technology leading to fewer deaths in hospitals

There is nothing more likely to drive hospital managers and many of their staff apoplectic than talk of league tables to compare performance. And yet a lack of publicly available comparative data about outcomes in the Irish health service is one of the main factors hindering improvements. It also does patients a disservice by leaving…