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Centre for Family Business

Family dynamics at the heart of DCU Centre for Family Business

Just weeks after renewing their commitment to the DCU Centre for Family Business, AIB hosted a seminar on family business in their HQ in Ballsbridge. In a seminar entitled Family Dynamics in Business Succession Planning, almost 100 people gathered on Tuesday July 3rd to listen to an array of experienced business leaders and academics, alongside...
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Dublin City University has announced a new agreement which will see AIB and PwC extend their support for DCU’s Centre for Family Business to 2021. Pictured at an event in Huguenot House, St Stephen’s Green to announce the partnership extension are: (L-R) Catherine Moroney, Head of Business Banking, AIB; Paul Hennessy, Family Business Leader, PwC; Dr Eric Clinton, Director, DCU Centre for Family Business; Professor Brian MacCraith, President, Dublin City University. Credit: Julien Behal Photography.

AIB and PwC extend support for DCU’s Centre for Family Business to 2021

Dublin City University has announced a new agreement which will see AIB and PwC extend their support for DCU’s Centre for Family Business to 2021. The agreement will enable the Centre to expand its work to support Irish family businesses through research, events, publications and a new Connectivity Project, a peer-to-peer mentoring programme that will...
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Robert Mulhall accepts DCU Corporate Leadership Award on behalf of AIB

AIB – Supporting Ireland’s future economic development through DCU

Robert Mulhall is a DCU graduate and currently Managing Director – Retail and Commercial Banking Ireland with AIB. In this article, he explains what has inspired AIB to support DCU’s Centre for Family Business and Ireland’s first Chair in Data Analytics at DCU. AIB has been a longstanding supporter of DCU. What is it that...
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Supporting Irish Family Business: Colourtrend

Rachel O’Connor is Head of Sales with Colourtrend, one of Ireland’s leading decorative paint brands. In this interview, she explains how the company has grown since her grandfather first established General Paints in 1953 in an old Famine workhouse building in Celbridge and how the company has benefited from its engagement with DCU’s Centre for...
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Family Business Focus: EPS Group

Patrick Buckley is Managing Director of family business EPS Group, a leading provider of water and wastewater treatment and pumping solutions. In this interview, he describes how the company grew from modest beginnings in Kanturk, Co. Cork in 1968 to expand internationally and how the company has benefited from engaging with DCU’s Centre for Family...
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Women in Family Business & Leadership Event

DCU Business School is proud to present the third event in its Women in Leadership series, ‘Flourishing in the Face of Adversity: Rebuilding Resilience in the Workplace’. This edition aims to address the unique challenges faced by our female leaders, and the inspirational ways in which these difficulties can be conquered. Three remarkable women join DCU to share...
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