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60 new jobs announced for Cork region

    60 new jobs announced for Cork region

Enterprise Ireland has announced the creation of 60 new jobs for the Cork region through six of its client companies – Aventamed based in the Rubicon Centre, Cork; Coolmore Foods

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365 jobs announced at Version 1

    365 jobs announced at Version 1

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has announced today that IT services company, Version 1, will be creating 365 IT services jobs over the next three years at its base in Dublin’s

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Economic growth outlook impressive despite Brexit effects

    Economic growth outlook impressive despite Brexit effects

Ibec’s new Q1 Quarterly Economic Outlook forecasts growth of 3.1% for 2017 and 2.8% in 2018. Strong improvements in consumer spending and investment are the key drivers behind this growth,

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60% of Irish project management leaders fear skills shortage ahead of Brexit

    60% of Irish project management leaders fear skills shortage ahead of Brexit

Project management (PM) leaders fear a Brexit skills shortage, according to a survey by the Ireland Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI). The findings on the potential implications of Brexit

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Damovo announces new Dublin jobs

    Damovo announces new Dublin jobs

Technology company Damovo has announced 30 new roles at its Global Services Centre in Dublin. Recruitment is underway for the roles in project management, project co-ordinators and Avaya technical support.

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Minister for Jobs launches VODAFONE & SIRO National Gigabit Hub Initiative

    Minister for Jobs launches VODAFONE & SIRO National Gigabit Hub Initiative

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has launched Vodafone and SIRO’s national Gigabit Hub Initiative, which aims to spark a digital transformation in 15 towns across Ireland.

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Robots could affect 30% of UK jobs, says PwC

    Robots could affect 30% of UK jobs, says PwC

According to a study by PwC, robotics and artificial intelligence could affect almost a third of UK jobs by the 2030s. However, the report also predicted that the nature of

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Boulder Media to expand Dublin studio

    Boulder Media to expand Dublin studio

Boulder Media, which was acquired in 2016 by Hasbro, Inc, is adding several new animation positions to its operations in Dublin. To house the expanded team, Boulder Media will be

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22 Ulster Bank branches to close in Republic

    22 Ulster Bank branches to close in Republic

As part of a major restructuring of the business, Ulster Bank has announced it will close 22 of its branches in the Republic by the end of September. The restructuring

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New jobs for Dublin and Cork

    New jobs for Dublin and Cork

Ecommerce firm eShopWorld has announced it will create up to 250 new high-end jobs over the next three years. The announcement coincided with the official opening of its global headquarters

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FinTech company to create 200 jobs in Dublin

    FinTech company to create 200 jobs in Dublin

Fenergo, a provider of Client Lifecycle Management software solutions for investment, corporate and private banks, has announced the creation of 200 new jobs, bringing its total global employee base to

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Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland launch roadshow for female entrepreneurs

    Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland launch roadshow for female entrepreneurs

Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland, in conjunction with the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) and the Entrepreneurs Academy, has announced the second nationwide Fuelling Ambition “Steps to Success” roadshow targeting existing

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UK to trigger article 50 on March 29th

    UK to trigger article 50 on March 29th

British Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the formal notification of the United Kingdom’s intention to leave the European Union, on March 29th. The

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Reluctance among asset management sector to adapt to technological advances

    Reluctance among asset management sector to adapt to technological advances

A new study from PwC has reported that Brexit and digital technology will reshape the asset and wealth management industry, although only 10% are investing in digital. Among global companies

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Dell is best place to work, says Irish employees

    Dell is best place to work, says Irish employees

Job site Indeed has compiled a list of 25 companies to feature in ‘Best Places to Work in the Private Sector in Ireland’, with tech giant Dell coming out on

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SFA says fundamental reform of social welfare needed to make work pay

    SFA says fundamental reform of social welfare needed to make work pay

The Small Firms Association (SFA) has called for a complete review of the social welfare system to ensure that work always pays more than welfare. Linda Barry, SFA Assistant Director,

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ICTU calls for action on executive salaries

    ICTU calls for action on executive salaries

A report from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has found that executive pay in some Irish private companies increased by up to 238% between 2009 and 2015, a

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Job losses at Nenagh plant

    Job losses at Nenagh plant

250 employees at the Coty plant in Nenagh are to lose their jobs when the multinational company closes its business in the town. Staff at the former Procter & Gamble

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Plans to transform Abbeyfeale convent into business hub

    Plans to transform Abbeyfeale convent into business hub

Abbeyfeale Community Council plans to transform the convent into a hub for new businesses and job creation, a community events hall and a visitor and heritage centre. If the community

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Tech firms unite to create €50m IT service operation

    Tech firms unite to create €50m IT service operation

Two Irish tech companies are joining forces to create a new €50m IT service operation. PlanNet21 Communications and Agile Networks have announced their plans to provide customers with a complete

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Operating profits at Aviva Ireland rise by 20%

    Operating profits at Aviva Ireland rise by 20%

Aviva Ireland has reported a 20% hike in operating profit for 2016 as it continues to turn around its financial performance following a major restructuring. The insurer said full-year profits

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Irish small firms unaware of Brexit dangers

    Irish small firms unaware of Brexit dangers

Many Irish small- and medium-sized businesses are still unaware of the dangers posed to them by Brexit, according to a new report. The report from the Joint Committee on Jobs,

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Post offices to close and stamp cost to rise

    Post offices to close and stamp cost to rise

The Chief Executive of An Post, David McRedmond, has said that the cost of a national stamp is to rise from 72c to €1 and that some post offices will

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Irish researcher leads €4.9m project to halve CO2 footprint of carbon fibre production

  Irish researcher leads €4.9m project to halve CO2 footprint of carbon fibre production

Researchers from across Europe, led by University of Limerick (UL), have begun a project to produce carbon fibre from forestry

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Live Register Continues to Fall

  Live Register Continues to Fall

The latest Live Register figures show a continuing fall in the numbers of people signing on. The seasonally adjusted figures

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Service Activity Continues Expanding in February

  Service Activity Continues Expanding in February

Irish service providers benefited from improving economic conditions in February, seeing further sharp rises in activity and new business and

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Mobile Technologies to Create 150 Jobs in Drogheda

  Mobile Technologies to Create 150 Jobs in Drogheda

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor announced on Wednesday that Mobile Technologies Inc. (MTI) is to hire

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Average Hourly Total Labour Costs Rose 1.4 Percent to €25.72 in 2016

  Average Hourly Total Labour Costs Rose 1.4 Percent to €25.72 in 2016

Average weekly earnings were €716.07 in Quarter four of 2016, a rise of 0.6% from €712.02 one year earlier according

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Dawn Farms to Invest €25 Million in Research, Creating 150 Jobs

  Dawn Farms to Invest €25 Million in Research, Creating 150 Jobs

Meat ingredient supplier Dawn Farms announced plans to create 150 new jobs over the next five years. The investment by

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Career Zoo to Focus on e-Commerce, IoT, Deep Data, Biotechnology and Machine Learning

  Career Zoo to Focus on e-Commerce, IoT, Deep Data, Biotechnology and Machine Learning

Career Zoo, which takes place at The Convention Centre Dublin on Saturday, 11th March from 10am to 5pm, was officially

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Ricoh Announces 110 Jobs and €6.5 Million Investment in New Irish HQ

  Ricoh Announces 110 Jobs and €6.5 Million Investment in New Irish HQ

Technology company Ricoh announced on Thursday plans to more than double Irish staff base to 190 in next three years.

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153 Dublin Jobs Announced in Four Companies

  153 Dublin Jobs Announced in Four Companies

The creation of 153 new jobs for Dublin from four North American and European high-growth companies was announced on Wednesday

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Employment Increased 3.3 Percent in 2016

  Employment Increased 3.3 Percent in 2016

There was an annual increase in employment of 65,100 (3.3%) in 2016, bringing total employment to 2,048,100, according to the

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Survey Reveals Pay and Conditions in Small Firms

  Survey Reveals Pay and Conditions in Small Firms

A survey on employment pay and conditions in 576 small companies employing 12,903 employees, released by the Small Firms Association on

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Microsoft to Hire 600 People in Dublin

  Microsoft to Hire 600 People in Dublin

Microsoft announced on Friday plans to hire 600 people, according to IDA Ireland. Following the selection of Dublin as the

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Indeed to Hire 500 New Dublin Staff

  Indeed to Hire 500 New Dublin Staff

Job website Indeed announced on Wednesday expansion plans for its Dublin-based headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA),

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NGINX to Establish EMEA Headquarters in Cork

  NGINX to Establish EMEA Headquarters in Cork

Web server developer NGINX, Inc. announced on Monday plans to establish a new headquarters for EMEA in Cork, creating 100

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BrowserStack to Establish International Headquarters in Dublin

  BrowserStack to Establish International Headquarters in Dublin

Mobile and web testing platform BrowserStack has operationalized its devise Mobile Data Center in Dublin, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

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January Sees “Near-Record” Rise in Construction Employment

  January Sees “Near-Record” Rise in Construction Employment

Activity in the Irish construction sector rose sharply in January on the back of higher new orders, according to the

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Accenture Launches R&D Hub ‘The Dock’, Announces 300 Jobs

  Accenture Launches R&D Hub ‘The Dock’, Announces 300 Jobs

Accenture announced on Friday plans to hire more than 300 technology and design professionals in Ireland this year. This includes

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Mean Weekly Earnings Increased by One Percent Between 2011 and 2014

  Mean Weekly Earnings Increased by One Percent Between 2011 and 2014

Both mean and median weekly earnings for all employment increased by one percent in the period 2011 to 2014, according

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Businesses Encouraged to Apply as New Funding is Made Available for Enterprise Training

  Businesses Encouraged to Apply as New Funding is Made Available for Enterprise Training

Skillnets, the national agency responsible for funding and supporting training networks, announced on Tuesday details of a new training fund

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New Kilkenny Animation Studio to Create 140 Jobs

  New Kilkenny Animation Studio to Create 140 Jobs

Canadian animation studio, Mercury Filmworks, together with Kilkenny-based animation studio, Cartoon Saloon, plan to create an all-new 2D-focused animation studio

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Almost 1,000 New Jobs Supported Through Microfinance Ireland Loans in 2016

  Almost 1,000 New Jobs Supported Through Microfinance Ireland Loans in 2016

The Government-funded, not-for-profit lender, Microfinance Ireland (MFI), supported the creation of almost 1,000 Irish jobs through loans to small business

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Red Hat to Create 60 Jobs in Waterford

  Red Hat to Create 60 Jobs in Waterford

Open source software company, Red Hat, plans to invest €12.7 million in a new project, creating up to 60 jobs

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Government Opens Public Consultation for National Planning Framework

  Government Opens Public Consultation for National Planning Framework

The Taoiseach and Minister Simon Coveney launched a major national consultation for the preparation of a strategic planning and development

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Action Plan Hopes to Help Create 200,000 Jobs by 2020

  Action Plan Hopes to Help Create 200,000 Jobs by 2020

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor launched the Action Plan for Jobs 2017

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January Sees 18-Month High for Manufacturing Output Growth

  January Sees 18-Month High for Manufacturing Output Growth

The Irish manufacturing sector remained in growth territory during the opening month of 2017, with both output and new orders

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Element Six Announces €7 Million Investment in Shannon, Creating 100 Jobs

  Element Six Announces €7 Million Investment in Shannon, Creating 100 Jobs

Synthetic diamond and supermaterials company Element Six, a member of The De Beers Group, announced on Friday the creation of

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Matrix Recruitment Group

  Matrix Recruitment Group

Post Provided by Matrix Recruitment Group Matrix Recruitment Group are delighted to exhibit for the second consecutive year at the

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InsideSales to Open Ireland Offices, Creating More Than 120 Jobs

  InsideSales to Open Ireland Offices, Creating More Than 120 Jobs

Predictive sales acceleration platform InsideSales is expanding into Ireland, the company announced on Wednesday. InsideSales also announced a new growth

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ICTU Says UK Prime Minister has Not Addressed Border Uncertainty Facing Workers

  ICTU Says UK Prime Minister has Not Addressed Border Uncertainty Facing Workers

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has done little to address the major uncertainty facing workers across the island of Ireland

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EVO Payments International to Create 50 Jobs as Part of €9.1 Million Investment

  EVO Payments International to Create 50 Jobs as Part of €9.1 Million Investment

Card payment service provider EVO Payments International plans to open a new Irish headquarters and create 50 new jobs as part

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Nostra Unveils New Facility, Announces 50 New Jobs

  Nostra Unveils New Facility, Announces 50 New Jobs

Lucan-based ICT comapny, Nostra, an independent, announced 50 new jobs on Wednesday. The company was established by Laois natives, Kevin

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Steeltech Sheds Ltd Announces €5 Million Investment, 43 New Jobs for Tuam, Galway

  Steeltech Sheds Ltd Announces €5 Million Investment, 43 New Jobs for Tuam, Galway

Galway-based steel shed-manufacturers, Steeltech Sheds Ltd., announced on Tuesday a major investment of €5 million over the next three years

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Construction Activity Rises for 40th Month in a Row

  Construction Activity Rises for 40th Month in a Row

The Ulster bank Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for December, released on Monday, showed that activity in the construction sector constinued

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Tech Mahindra Opens Centre in Dublin

  Tech Mahindra Opens Centre in Dublin

Tech Mahindra, a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering, opened a Centre of Excellence in Dublin on Monday.

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Aerie Pharmaceuticals to Establish Athlone Manufacturing Plant

  Aerie Pharmaceuticals to Establish Athlone Manufacturing Plant

Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced on Monday that they have entered into a lease agreement with IDA Ireland to establish a

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