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IDA Welcomes Apple announcement of 1000 new jobs for Cork

    IDA Welcomes Apple announcement of 1000 new jobs for Cork

The Taoiseach, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and IDA Ireland, the foreign direct investment agency of the Irish Government, welcome today’s significant announcement that Apple will be expanding its campus in Hollyhill, Co.Cork and adding a new building that will provide new office space and room for 1,000 additional employees by mid-2017.
Apple’s presence continues to […]

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Indeed to Hire 300 New Staff in Dublin

    Indeed to Hire 300 New Staff in Dublin

Indeed, the world’s leading job site, today announced expansion plans for its Dublin-based headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), adding 300 new employees in the next two years. The company has already started recruiting for sales, client services, business development, marketing, finance and operations roles, which will help companies across EMEA to […]

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AvantCard to cut 37 jobs at it’s Leitrim office

    AvantCard to cut 37 jobs at it’s Leitrim office

AvantCard, one of Ireland largest credit card company is to cut nearly a quarter of it’s workforce at it’s Carrick-on-Shannon office in Co. Leitrim.
The company has struggled to attract new customers due to changing trends, new technologies and more people carrying out financial transactions online.
In a statement the company said: “Like many other employers, we regularly […]

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IBM selects Dublin as a base for new project

Software company IBM has announced Dublin and Hursley as two new bases for its ‘studio’ project.
The studio consists of designers, strategists and coders to develop products and digital marketing services around cloud, analytics, and IBM’s supercomputer- Watson.
Both Dublin’s and Hursley’s studio will focus on designing IBM products and user experiences around Watson, security, collaboration and IoT.
Studio […]

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Dealz to create a further 400 jobs in Ireland

Dealz, the discount retailer, is to create 400 new jobs as part of a new €6 million investment in Ireland.
The company, which has just opened its 50th store in the country, currently employs more than 1,500 people in the Republic and will be creating a further 200 temporary positions over the holiday period.
Dealz opened its first […]

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320 new jobs by six different companies in Dublin

Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland that just announced 320 new jobs by six of their Ireland client companies
Good news today with the creation of 320 new jobs for Dublin by six North American high growth companies.
The new jobs will be spread across a number of sectors such as Technology and Business Services.  All companies […]

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175 jobs in question as Medtronic to close customer care centre

Medtronic employs 4,000 people across Ireland
Medtronic, a medical device company, is closing its customer care centre in Dublin, creating a major doubt over the 175 jobs there.
Staff at the company were understood to have been told yesterday that the company’s customer care centre was likely to be shut by next June, according to the Communications […]

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Russian News giant RT to open Dublin hub

The Russian news organisation RT (Russia Today) will open a digital hub in Dublin.
The hub, a first for RT, which is owned by the Russian state, will create news content for its website.
Nine journalists have been hired to work for RT’s digital hub It will be led by Ivor Crotty, head of social at RT. […]

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TCS to create a further 80 jobs in Ireland

Leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today announced the creation of over 80 new positions in Ireland.
TCS established its Dublin office in 2001 and now operates with in excess of 100 consultants in Ireland.
Key areas of business focus for TCS in Ireland include education, supply chain, enterprise solutions, […]

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Center Parcs submits planning application for €233m Longford development

Center Parcs Longford Forest could be open to guests in 2019
The short-break holiday company, Center Parcs, has formally submitted a planning application to Longford Co Council. The UK firm applied to develop a holiday village on a 395-acre site at Newcastle Wood, 5km outside Ballymahon.
The planning application outlines the impact that Center Parcs Longford Forest […]

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Dublin Deutsche Bank staff fear job cuts

The 400 staff in the Deutsche Bank Dublin-based offices have not been offered any guarantee that cuts would not take place in its Irish arm.
It has been revealed that the bank would reduce its workforce by approximately 9,000 full-time equivalent positions plus approximately 6,000 external contractor positions in its global technology & operations infrastructure function.
One […]

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Le Pain Quotidien opens first Irish location and promises a further 120 jobs

Le Pain Quotidien began as an organic bakery in Brussels 25 years ago and now operates across five continents
Global restaurant and boulangerie, Le Pain Quotidien, opens the doors of it’s first Irish location today.
The launch today in Kildare Village represents the beginning of a wider expansion in to Ireland. The restaurant plans to open further […]

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Alternative energy supply needed for Bord ná Mona

    Alternative energy supply needed for Bord ná Mona

According to Fianna Fail TD Robert Troy, Bord ná Mona requires a strategy for an alternative energy supply.
This news comes after Bord na Mona’s planning permission for its Offaly plant was rejected, with the result of several jobs in the area now at risk.
The ruling comes as An Taisce’s challenge against An Bord Pleanala’s decision in 2013 to […]

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Business Angels reach €50m milestone with Connexicon Medical’s €1.15M investment

Angel investment leads to jobs: 2014 HBAN-supported companies alone will deliver approximately 700 jobs by 2017
HBAN, a joint initiative of InterTradeIreland and Enterprise Ireland responsible for the all-island promotion of business angel investment, today announces that it has breached the landmark of €50 million invested by business angels.
A further €89 million has been leveraged from […]

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Glassdoor to create 100 jobs for Dublin in new European base

100 positions are to be created in Dublin by US jobs and recruitment website Glassdoor.
Glassdoor allows employees to post reviews of their employer which can then be examined by jobseekers.
The company, which plans to open an office here in January, is also launching an Irish version of the site for jobseekers here.
Glassdoor International head Diarmuid Russell […]

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Aldi to recruit 400 new staff and raise minimum pay

Aldi Ireland is to recruit 400 new staff and also raise its minimum pay rate to €11.50 an hour.
The German discount retailer said it plans to recruit and train more than 400 new staff during 2016 to support its ongoing Irish expansion drive.
Aldi will open its 121st and 122nd Irish store next month and plans […]

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Pfizer creates 130 more jobs in Ireland

Pfizer plant Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork
Pfizer is to create approximately 130 jobs across three manufacturing sites in Ireland; Grange Castle in Dublin and Little Island and Ringaskiddy in Cork.
The company already employs approximately 3,200 people at six sites across the country.
Pfizer said that its Grange Castle plant, based in West Dublin, is looking to recruit about […]

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200 jobs for Limerick as a result of smoky coal ban

The recent Government decision to ban smoky coal yesterday yielded a 200-jobs industry for the port of Foynes.
CPL Industries, Europe’s leading manufacturer and wholesaler of smokeless solid fuel products for the domestic heating market plans to  have 200 employees in Limerick by 2018.
The jobs come as part of a €22m investment from CPL fuels for […]

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Nursing home group Carechoice bring a further 200 jobs to Ireland

The Carechoice facility Malahide Road Dublin
Carechoice, a retirement and nursing home group,  is to create 200 jobs with the opening of a new purpose-built 165-room facility in north Dublin .
The company already employs 400 people and operates five homes across Cork and Waterford that provide care for approximately 338 residents.
Carechoice’s new facility is based on the […]

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Healthcare company Grifols to create 140 jobs with $100m investment in Dublin

Plans for GRIFOLS International Logistics Centre – Grange Castle Business Park, Dublin (Stewart Building)
Global Healthcare Company Grifols is to Create 140 Jobs with $100 Million Investment.
Grifols is the world’s third-largest plasma product manufacturer. It is a pioneer in the research and development of therapeutic alternatives designed to contribute to both scientific and social development.
The healthcare […]

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Galway rewarded 10 new jobs as IT company TitanHq expands

    Galway rewarded 10 new jobs as IT company TitanHq expands

TitanHq has announced it is expanding it’s business in Galway by creating 10 new jobs, this news comes a month after the company rebranded itself from SpamTitan.
TitanHq the email and web security firm, has had huge success since opening in 1999 and has grown significantly in recent years.
“TitanHQ has pursued very rapid growth […]

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Pivotal to create 130 jobs in Dublin and Cork

Pivotal, the company accelerating digital transformation for enterprises, today announced the creation of 130 new jobs and an investment of approximately €100 million in Ireland over the next five years, rapidly expanding the company’s presence in the Irish market. Silicon Valley-head-quartered Pivotal is partially owned by EMC Corporation and VMware, Inc. with General Electric becoming […]

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Bandon Co-op to create 50 new jobs

The long-established, Bandon Co-op is to create 50 news jobs, the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney has announced.
Visiting the co-op’s recently acquired feed mill in Kinsale, Co. Cork, Minister Coveney said that Bandon co-op has a very long and proud tradition in West Cork.
“Founded in 1903, it was one of the first co-ops to be […]

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35 new jobs for Dublin with Fijitsu Ireland

Fujitsu Ireland is looking to recruit 35 new employees over the next six months at its offices in Swords, Co Dublin.
The IT solutions provider already filled 30 roles earlier this year in Ireland and has a workforce here of around 350.
The new jobs cover a variety of technical and business roles including project management, Java […]

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Regeneron Announces an Additional $350 Million Investment and 200 New Jobs for Limerick

    Regeneron Announces an Additional $350 Million Investment and 200 New Jobs for Limerick

Regeneron a leading science-driven biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it is investing an additional $350 million in its Limerick Industrial Operations and Product Supply (IOPS) bioprocessing campus and will add another 200 jobs, bringing the total expected job creation in the Limerick area to 500 jobs and total investment to $650 million by the end of […]

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Government mid-west plan aims for 23,000 new jobs

    Government mid-west plan aims for 23,000 new jobs

Jobs Minister Richard Bruton said the region – encompassing Clare, Limerick and Tipperary – suffered more than other areas during the crash and that 25,000 jobs had been lost there.
The plan aims to target growth in, among other sectors, aviation, engineering, and tourism.
“I am convinced that with the right support from Government through the Mid-West […]

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30 new jobs for Cork with new product Smartzone

Cork company Accuflow have announced a €1m investment with the creation of 30 new jobs.
Accuflow is a global manufacturer of wireless technology and hopes to transform home energy bills through a new home heating controls product called Smartzone which they say will save consumers an average of €300 a year.
The Togher based company, which has offices in Britain, Italy […]

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China Construction Bank signs $500m deal to base Aircraft Leasing Division in Ireland

CCB Leasing International (CCBLI) today announced the establishment of its international headquarters in Ireland. CCBLI is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Construction Bank (CCB), one of the world’s largest companies.
CCBLI plans to grow its aircraft leasing business from 17 to 200 aircraft over the next five years.
China Construction Bank  is  the fourth largest bank  in the […]

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Realex Payments announces 20 jobs at Web Awards 2015

    Realex Payments announces 20 jobs at Web Awards 2015

Sponsors of the Web Awards 2015, Realex Payments, announced on stage that it is to create 20 jobs in the e-payments company.
Amongst the celebrations last night, a representative from Realex Payments took the time to announce the new jobs.
However, the company did confirm that the 20 jobs will be for developers within Realex Payments.
Only last September, the […]

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800 jobs for Northern Ireland with Teleperformance

International call centre firm, Teleperformance, is significantly expanding operations at an Enniskillen-based contact centre.
The company took on the running of Liberty Insurance’s Enniskillen call centre in the summer.
The new employees will be based on the same site but will work on other Teleperformance contracts.
Stormont’s business support agency Invest NI has offered £2.5 million towards the investment […]

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Air France job cuts could be avoided

    Air France job cuts could be avoided

Air France plans to cut jobs and flights could still be avoided if talks between managers and unions progress, the airline’s board has said.
The board reaffirmed its support for Chief Executive Alexandre de Juniac after he updated directors on talks with labour unions about a restructuring that could see 2,900 jobs cut at Air France.
“The […]

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Life sciences drive job availability up 10 percent

    Life sciences drive job availability up 10 percent

A triumvirate of financial services, professional services and life sciences have helped push the number of jobs available in Ireland up 10 percent with areas outside of Dublin feeling the benefit.
That 10 percent rise is comparing September 2015 to 2014, with the number of professionals entering the jobs market up a massive 20 percent on […]

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Twitter to cut 8 percent of worldwide workforce

    Twitter to cut 8 percent of worldwide workforce

Twitter is making rather significant cuts to its employee numbers after confirming it is to shed 8 percent of its staff. This is approximately 336 people and is part of its efforts to streamline its engineering team.
This development at Twitter was only revealed yesterday, with reports that sources within the company said the cuts were […]

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Over 5,000 Irish staff at Dell and EMC face wait on jobs news

    Over 5,000 Irish staff at Dell and EMC face wait on jobs news

The two computer giants confirmed the planned takeover yesterday in what is the biggest ever tech deal.
Michael Dell, who founded the eponymous computer maker, and EMC boss Joe Tucci insisted it will create opportunities to grow both businesses.
Mr Dell will lead the combined companies. The transaction isn’t expected to close until some time between May […]

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40 New Jobs at Connacht Whiskey Distillery

    40 New Jobs at Connacht Whiskey Distillery

A dream to bring pure pot still Irish whiskey back to the West of Ireland after an absence of over 100 years took its first official step when The Connacht Whiskey Distillery in Ballina, Co. Mayo was opened by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, T.D.
The €10m investment will generate 40 new jobs at the 27,000 square […]

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Uncertainty for almost 6,000 Irish jobs amid Dell/EMC talks

    Uncertainty for almost 6,000 Irish jobs amid Dell/EMC talks

Dell, the world’s third-biggest personal computer maker, is understood to be in talks to combine with all or part of computer data storage giant EMC. A takeover offer would cost Dell around $50bn.
Over 5,300 people are employed by the two companies in Ireland at major sites in Dublin, Cork and Limerick, with another 700 at […]

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SuperValu create 20 jobs with new insurance venture

SuperValu has created 20 jobs after establishing a financial services division to launch a suite of home and car insurance products.
It has joined forces with AIG to offer supermarket customers discounted rates for car and home insurance.
SuperValu said it had opted for the move following customer feedback that it was one of a number of […]

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Workday announces 200 highly-skilled jobs for Dublin

Workday a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced the opening of its new European headquarters office in Dublin 7, in the heart of the north inner city, as well as plans to create another 200 highly-skilled jobs for the city over the next three years.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and […]

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McAuley Engineering to create 64 jobs

The engineering components firm McAuley Precision and McAuley Fabrication based in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland is to create 64 manufacturing jobs over the next four years.
The news jobs announced by McAuley have come as part of a €5m investment to expand the business of both its Precision and Fabrication enterprises.
The former of which is focused on […]

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Ammeon expansion creates 100 tech jobs in Dublin’s city centre

Irish IT professional services company Ammeon is to create 100 new high-skilled jobs in Dublin over the next 12 months.
Ammeon, which specialises in IT-based transformation projects is expanding its DevOps and Cloud Centre of Excellence.
The company is looking for both experienced engineers and graduates for a wide variety of high-value IT roles, with a focus […]

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Rye River invests €4m in new Co Kildare brewery

Rye River Brewing Corporation has announced an investment of €4m to build a new brewery and visitor centre in Celbridge in Co Kildare.
The new centre is expected to employ 150 people within three years and the building of the centre will also create 100 construction jobs.
Since it was started in late 2013 by Niall Phelan, […]

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Air France to announce “significant” job cuts next week

    Air France to announce “significant” job cuts next week

Air France will tell staff on Monday of “significant” job cuts after negotiations with pilots to boost productivity failed, the head of parent Air France-KLM told Europe 1 radio.
“It will unfortunately be a significant job reduction plan … We will discuss it with staff representatives on Monday,” chief executive Alexandre de Juniac said.
On Thursday the […]

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280 new jobs as Accenture and Morgan McKinley expand

    280 new jobs as Accenture and Morgan McKinley expand

Accenture, the world’s largest consulting firm in terms of revenue, is to create 200 jobs new jobs over the next 12 months at a new Dublin innovation centre.
The centre will be used to research and develop technology for the company’s clients. The investment is backed by IDA Ireland. Around €25m will be invested in the […]

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Accenture to create 200 jobs by establishing Centre for Innovation in Dublin

Accenture  is expanding its Irish operations and establishing a Centre for Innovation in Dublin where the company will research, incubate, and pilot innovative industry-specific and cross-industry technologies and solutions for its clients.  The company will invest more than €25 million and recruit more than 200 professionals with R&D and design expertisein cognitive computing, Internet of […]

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Limerick Office will serve as European Hub for Leading Water Purification Company

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton TD today announced that MECO, a leading manufacturer of engineered products for water purification, is to open its European headquarters in the National Technology Park in Limerick, creating 44 jobs. The development is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland.
The new office is a reflection […]

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National jobs week 2015 takes off today

National Jobs Week 2015 takes off today running until October 2nd.
All this week every region in the country will be holding a series of events that will focus on helping jobseekers become job ready.
Events will include Jobs Fairs, Career Advice Workshops, networking events with employers and briefings for employers on the services offered by the […]

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Chimneysafe to create 30 jobs in Co Tipperary

    Chimneysafe to create 30 jobs in Co Tipperary

Thirty jobs are to be created at a Limerick chimney cleaning company which is using the latest technology to reduce potentially deadly carbon monoxide entering the home.
Chimneysafe which installs computerised chimney cleaning systems plans to roll out the jobs over the next four years.
The positions are in manufacturing, installation, sales and administration.
The company, which currently […]

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UTC Aerospace Systems announce 20 jobs for Shannon

United Technologies Corp is set to announce 20 new jobs at a maintenance, repair and overhaul centre in Shannon today.
The company, that provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries, made the announcement as part of a €6m investment.
Shannon Aircraft Motor Works centre is a unit of UTC Aerospace Systems. It will service the next generation […]

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Jobs growth at risk as firms face year-long wait for Irish offices

    Jobs growth at risk as firms face year-long wait for Irish offices

Around 70pc of the take-up of office space in the first half of the year was dominated by international technology firms, according to joint research from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) and commercial property giants Jones Lang Lasalle.
And they’re warning that available office space in Dublin city centre is limited.
“We have seen a […]

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Indian software firm, NIT, promises 110 new Dublin jobs

    Indian software firm, NIT, promises 110 new Dublin jobs

NIIT, which provides learning software, will establish the centre as part of its corporate learning group.
The company said the new roles will include high-end engineers, creative writers and digital media professionals.
NIIT, which was established in 1981 and is headquartered in Gurgaon, India, employs about 3,000 people in over 40 countries with its main locations in […]

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Asystec set for US expansion on back of 50 jobs announcement

    Asystec set for US expansion on back of 50 jobs announcement

The company. whose clients include EMC, Symantec and Cisco, plans to set up in Massachusetts initially.
Co-founder Brendan McPhillips told the Sunday Independent that his clients wanted the skills available in Ireland to also be available in the United States.
“I suppose a lot of these multinationals are used to – in Ireland particularly – being big […]

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Groupon to cut 1,100 jobs globally

    Groupon to cut 1,100 jobs globally

Groupon plans to cut about 1,100 jobs globally, as part of a reorganisation of its international operations.
The company expects pretax charges of as much as $35 million as a result of the reductions, including about $22 million to $24 million in the third quarter. Most charges will relate to employee severance and compensation benefits and […]

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Student finance firm to create 50 jobs in Dublin

    Student finance firm to create 50 jobs in Dublin

Specialist student lender Future Finance is to create 50 jobs over the next two years as part of a major expansion across Europe, including Ireland.
The Dublin-based company, which already employs 48 staff, launched in the UK just 16 months ago.
To date it has received over 25,000 applications from students at every university in the UK […]

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HP set to cut 30,000 jobs as company splits

    HP set to cut 30,000 jobs as company splits

HP will cut its workforce by as many as 30,000 people as it undergoes its split into two separate companies, it was announced at a meeting in San Jose, California.
The job cuts will come in a restructuring bid aimed at saving the company US$2.7bn in annual operating costs, said Tim Stonsifer, incoming CFO of HP […]

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Powerscourt distillery and visitor centre to create 18 jobs

    Powerscourt distillery and visitor centre to create 18 jobs

Powerscourt distillery will create 18 full-time jobs
with a craft distillery and visitor centre at the Powerscourt Estate, in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, the businessmen behind the venture say, with another 30 jobs expected during construction.
A planning application will be lodged today and a second round of funding will be opened to support a €10 million investment […]

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Cork to get 75 new jobs

    Cork to get 75 new jobs

Two companies announced plans to create 75 jobs in Cork on Friday morning. In Ballincollig, Co. Cork, Irish company Asystec, which also has offices in Limeric, Dublin and Belfast, will open a new office hiring 50 people in a variety of roles in analytics, data centre and IT security and governance.
Founded by Les Byrne and […]

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Fears for Irish jobs as Deutsche Bank likely to cut 23,000 staff

    Fears for Irish jobs as Deutsche Bank likely to cut 23,000 staff

That would bring the group’s workforce down to around 75,000 full-time positions under a reorganization being finalised by new chief executive John Cryan, who took control of Germany’s biggest bank in July with the promise to cut costs.
It is not known if any Irish jobs may be affected. The bank employs about 400 people in […]

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Online payments firm Realex to create 50 jobs in Dublin

    Online payments firm Realex to create 50 jobs in Dublin

Irish-founded online payments firm Realex, which was acquired by the US firm Global Payments for €115 million in March, is to create 50 new jobs in Dublin.
The company said it would be hiring across a number of different roles including: sales; marketing; IT operations and software development. Realex said it also intended to expand its […]

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