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Sandyford Business District Review 2019

Posted on April 21 2020

The third edition of the Sandyford Business District Review brings you up to date with the latest activities of the company’s board, task forces and office in our mission to develop Sandyford Business…

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Lobbying of Insurance Ireland

Posted on April 20 2020

The Sandyford Business District Company continues to represent the best interests of businesses in Sandyford during these unprecedented times. We are actively lobbying the various ministers, finance s…

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Sandyford Business District rolls out a series of online webinars

Posted on April 20 2020

Topics range from financial planning, health and wellness to remote working. Sandyford Business District, the largest business improvement district in Ireland, has launched a series of online webinars…

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How Employers Should Respond During The Covid-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 09 2020

​Many thanks to Philip Carney and Lisa Kiernan from the HR Company for their time today on our latest webinar. Philip and Lisa shared loads of valuable information on ‘How employers should respond dur…

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Lobbying of various ministers on the Covid-19 pandemic

Posted on April 08 2020

The Sandyford Business District Company continues to represent the best interests of businesses in Sandyford during these unprecedented times. We are actively lobbying the various ministers, finance s…

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Financing Your Business Through Covid-19 Challenges

Posted on April 02 2020

Many thanks to Michael McGivern and Con Casey of Smith & Williamson who joined us on the 2nd of April as part of our ‘Financing your business through Covid-19 challenges’ webinar. In this webinar …

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Smart Sandyford Launch at One Microsoft Place

Posted on March 19 2020

Launched on 27th February 2020, at One Microsoft Place, the Smart Sandyford Programme will seek to deliver innovative research and technology projects that will improve workability and liveability in …

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Sandyford Business District today welcomes the 1500 jobs announced by payments giant, MasterCard.

Posted on March 06 2020

24 February 2020: Mastercard today announced its plans to create 1500 jobs in South County Campus in the next three to five years as it significantly grows its new European Technology Hub in Dublin. I…

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David Meade - Local Enterprise Week 2020

Posted on February 21 2020

Sandyford Business District would like to invite you to be our guest at David Meade’s seminar on Thursday 5th of March.  As part of Local Enterprise Week 2020, David Meade (internationally r…

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Submission to Bus Connects

Posted on January 06 2020

​Sandyford Business District have made a submission to the latest round of public consultations in relation to the Bus Connects proposals. You can view the full document through the link below: Bus Co…

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Luas Green Line Trams are Getting Bigger!

Posted on December 16 2019

Anyone who travels by Luas to and from work in Sandyford Business District will know that peak-time services along the Green Line are in very high demand. Luas passenger trips have increased by over 1…

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Christmas has arrived at Sandyford Business District

Posted on December 09 2019

Santa and his elves arrived at Beacon South Quarter on Thursday 28th November with over 300 children in attendance, and it was a magical evening all-round. The festive lights were switched on by Dún L…

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Sandyford Business District Awards 2019

Posted on November 18 2019

CELEBRATING THE BEST OF BUSINESS The second Sandyford Business District awards took place at a black-tie gala ceremony held at The Pavilion, Leopardstown Racecourse on Thursday 14th November, where th…

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Councillors vote to increase commercial rates by 3.5%

Posted on November 07 2019

Last night Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council held a meeting of the full Council to consider the local authority’s budget for 2020. The meeting commenced at 17:00 and concluded at 01:30 following a…

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Chief Executive of Sandyford Business District outlines his reasons for opposing the proposed 4% commercial rates increase

Posted on November 06 2019

Sandyford Business District has called on Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Council (DLRCC) to abandon its proposal to increase commercial rates for businesses from next year. Focussing on the impact on business…

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District Awards 2019 - Shortlisted nominees announced

Posted on October 08 2019

​We are delighted to announce the shortlisted companies for our Sandyford Business District Awards 2019. All entries have been duly reviewed by our judging panel and were of an extremely high standard…

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Landscaping & Maintenance

Posted on October 01 2019

In addition to the good work that is already done by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council to keep the district tidy, manicured and litter free, we have hired someone to do a little additional work. T…

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Wellness Week 2019

Posted on September 23 2019

This year’s Wellness Week took place from Monday 23rd - Friday 27th September. Sandyford Business District held events throughout the week, and each one was a great success. Details of the events that…

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Breakfast Seminar “Understanding Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace”

Posted on September 19 2019

Our Sandyford Breakfast Seminar took place on Thursday 19th September in The Pavilion, Leopardstown. The panel of speakers were Joanne Hession (Founder & CEO, LIFT Ireland), Sharon Vize (Group HR …

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Launch of Monna Smart Bench

Posted on September 10 2019

The official launch of the new Monna Smart Bench on Carmanhall Road took place on September 10th. Representing Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council were An Cathaoirleach Cllr. Shay Brennan and Philom…

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Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards

Posted on August 07 2019

Smart Sandyford has been shortlisted for the 16th annual Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards, for “Promoting Economic Development”. The Excellence in Local Government Awards are hel…

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Sandyford Innovation Forum 2019

Posted on May 10 2019

The 4th Sandyford Innovation Forum took place in Leopardstown Pavilion on Thursday 9th May 2019. The topic for this years event was Recruitment and Retention “The Battle for Talent”. We had a stellar …

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Public Meeting Stillorgan Reservoir

Posted on May 03 2019

Stillorgan Reservoir Public Meeting Sandyford BID CLG held a public meeting on Thursday 2nd May at Union Cafe, Beacon South Quarter. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the campaign to urge Iris…

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Sandyford Business District Awards Launch 2019

Posted on April 02 2019

LAUNCH OF SANDYFORD BUSINESS DISTRICT AWARDS 2019 The second Sandyford Business District Awards will recognise the outstanding achievements of companies, organisations and individuals in the district…

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Sandyford Business District Signage Launch

Posted on March 14 2019

Sandyford Business District Signage Launch Sandyford Business District in collaboration with Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is delighted to announce the launch of a new signage programme for th…

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Smart Sandyford Focus Groups

Posted on March 05 2019

Smart Sandyford held a number of Focus Groups throughout February. Participants were invited to take part in Smart Sandyford Focus Groups to share their views on how Sandyford Business District could …

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New Signage

Posted on February 15 2019

New Signage in 2019 One of the main objectives for the Infrastructure Task Force in 2018 was the design of a new Signage Programme for the district to clearly identify the Sandyford Business District …

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Sandyford Business District Review 2018

Posted on January 23 2019

​The Sandyford Business District Review 2018 is now available Download 2018 Review

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BOI Enterprise Town Award Winners

Posted on December 04 2018

We are delighted to announce that Sandyford won the BOI Enterprise Town Award For a Population of 3k - 7k. The awards took place on 28th November in the Lyrath Hotel in Kilkenny. Representing Sandyfor…

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Announcement by the Board of Sandyford BID CLG

Posted on November 26 2018

Sandyford BID CLG would like to welcome our new Chief Executive, Conor Battigan, to the team. Since 2004 Conor has worked in the Sandyford Business District and in 2017 he became involved with Sandyfo…

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Meeting with the Ministers

Posted on November 16 2018

On the 15th November Minister Heather Humphreys TD and Minister Josepha Madigan TD came to the Sandyford District. Items on the agenda for discussion where changes to Budget 2019 and Brexit. The meeti…

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Investment by DLRCC to Footpaths in Sandyford Business District

Posted on November 16 2018

One of the ongoing objectives of Sandyford BID CLG is to continuously work in partnership with DLRCC for improvements in the infrastructure of the district. We welcome the announcement by DLRCC of an …

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No Increase in Commercial Business Rates for 2019

Posted on November 16 2018

The elected members of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council have adopted the 2019 budget. Sandyford BID CLG welcomes the news that there will be no increase in commercial business rates in 2019. The …

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Smart Sandyford Pilot SME Digital Growth Programme

Posted on April 24 2018

Calling ambitious SMEs – Join our new Smart Sandyford Digital Growth Programme Are you… An ambitious business owner looking for ways to increase sales through digital channels. Seeking to increase mar…

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Sandyford Monthly Meet-Ups

Posted on January 29 2018

Sandyford BID CLG is delighted to launch our ‘Monthly Meet-Ups’ offering SMEs the opportunity to meet like-minded businesses in an informal environment and avail of valuable advice from experts helpin…

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BleeperBike station-less bike-sharing comes to Sandyford

Posted on November 15 2017

DLR are delighted to announce the launch of the first county-wide, station-less, bike-sharing scheme in Ireland. This innovative pilot will start with 40 bikes and expand to 100 bikes over the next si…

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Preparing Sandyford Business District for Spring 2018

Posted on November 08 2017

There is a buzz of activity in Sandyford this November with diggers taking out grass lawns and soil which is being replaced with super top soil from Monaghan! Imagine an array of colour and scents wel…

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Google secures new offices in Sandyford Business District

Posted on August 31 2017

Google is set to expand its Irish operations further with a planned move to offices in Sandyford Business District (SBD) in south Co Dublin. Google will be neighbours with other multi-national tech co…

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Cubic Telecom gets €40m injection to boost IoT tech

Posted on August 24 2017

In a major boost to its hopes of being a leader in the future of internet of things (IoT) technology in autonomous vehicles and other platforms, Cubic Telecom has closed a €40m investment. As part of …

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Bank of America Chooses Dublin as European Headquarters

Posted on August 22 2017

Bank of America intends to make Dublin its European base following the Brexit vote. Fine Gael Senator, Neale Richmond, said the move is a particular endorsement for the bank’s operations in Sandyford.…

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New International Baccalaureate School

Posted on August 22 2017

A private school aimed at children of multinational executives will be based in South County Business Park in Sandyford and looks set to be the most expensive in the State when it opens next year. The…

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New Serviced Offices in the Heart of Sandyford

Posted on August 11 2017

We are delighted to welcome Carlisle Business Centre to the district! Their new serviced offices will open at 51 Bracken Road from mid August. If you are in the market for a new office, Carlisle Busin…

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