Business - October 1984

DETAILS of the sponsorship of the 13th Annual Management Competition for Schools were announced by Mr John McNally, Area Director, Ulster Bank, at a reception held in Ulster Bank, College Green, Dublin on Tuessday 11th September.

Business - September 1984

LEADING sherry producers Harveys of Bristol are making a cool bid to take an even larger share of the Irish market. Through their distributors Grants of Ireland (Sales) Ltd, they are launching a completely new sherry, Finesse.

Business - Christmas 1983

IRELAND'S LARGEST restaurant, Blakes of Stillorgan, was opened on Tuesday night, November 22 1983, by the Right Honourable Mr Michael Keating TD, the Lord Mayor of Dublin. He presented a cheque to the Hon Mr Justice Niall McCarthy, Chairman of the National Association for the Deaf who accepted it on behalf of St Mary's School for the Deaf.

Business - November 10 1983

THE PARTNERSHIP is the name of Dublin's newest Public Relations Consultancy. It's run by Eamon Kelly who agrees that, even today, many people don't understand what public relations actually means.

Business Forum October 1983

CARA Data Processing Limited has won a major order from the Bank of Ireland to revolutionise the bank's data processing facilities.

Justice behind closed doors - the Malcom MacArthur Case

Whether or not justice is being done these days, it is certainly not being seen to be done. The “deal” system, in which lawers work out what's best for their clients or most expedient for the legal establishment, has been thrown into the limelight by the MacArthur case and the failure to prosecute for the murder of Donal Dunne.

Low rise investments

One sector of the Irish economy is booming. Recession notwithhstanding, there was a 76% increase in sales of new apartments in Ireland from 1980 to 1981. The bouyancy of the market meant that whereas £17 million worth of apartments had been sold in '80, exactly twice that figure's worth were sold in '81. Likeewise 1981 saw an increase in new apartment starts - in '80, 342 were started, in '81 787 was the figure.

Closing one paper and opening another

BY THE time this edition of Magill is likely to get into most readers hands, the announcement of the launch of yet another Irish newspaper will probably be made. Hugh McLaughlin, the man who made and broke Creation, the man who co-made the Sunday World and who made and almost broke The Sunday Tribune is the man who will make the Daily News, a-new morning paper.