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Have Your Say on Skillnet Ireland Strategy

    Have Your Say on Skillnet Ireland Strategy

Skillnet Ireland is urging employers, employees, industry groups, regional groups, the general public and all interested parties to have their say in informing its new Statement of Strategy 2020-2024. This new strategy

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Country’s First Master’s in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) Launched

    Country’s First Master’s in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) Launched

Ireland’s first ever Master’s in Blockchain (Distributed Ledger Technologies) has been launched. The programme has been developed by Skillnet Ireland’s Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet, in collaboration with Dublin City University. The

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Skillnet Ireland Launches New Network For Small Firms Sector

    Skillnet Ireland Launches New Network For Small Firms Sector

Skillnet Ireland, the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland, has launched six new networks to address the growing skills needs in the film, television,

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Fáilte Ireland Workshops to Commence on ‘Tasty’ New Initiative

    Fáilte Ireland Workshops to Commence on ‘Tasty’ New Initiative

Fáilte Ireland is inviting businesses and individuals interested in providing tourists with a food or drink experience to attend workshops in their local area and find out how they can

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Skillnet Ireland Announces New Funding For Businesses to Upskill Employees

    Skillnet Ireland Announces New Funding For Businesses to Upskill Employees

Skillnet Ireland, the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland has announced up to €2 million worth of funding which is being made available to

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2019 Applications Now Open For Scholarships For MBA and MSc Programmes at Ireland’s Top Business School

    2019 Applications Now Open For Scholarships For MBA and MSc Programmes at Ireland’s Top Business School

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has launched the tenth year of its Aspire Scholarship Programme which provides talented graduates from across the country with financial support to advance their professional goals

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Fáilte Ireland Crafts a New Path to Success Across Ireland’s Ancient East

    Fáilte Ireland Crafts a New Path to Success Across Ireland’s Ancient East

Fáilte Ireland has unveiled a bespoke toolkit to equip and train craft businesses across Ireland’s Ancient East with the skills to maximise the potential of craft tourism to generate increased revenue and

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Talent Garden Opens Digital Innovation School

    Talent Garden Opens Digital Innovation School

Talent Garden, Europe’s largest digital innovation and co-working hub operator, has opened its Dublin Innovation School with details of two significant Masterclass events taking place this month. The company’s highly

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High-profile Business Women Urge Others to Join Development Programme For Ambitious Female Entrepreneurs

    High-profile Business Women Urge Others to Join Development Programme For Ambitious Female Entrepreneurs

The call is open for ambitious female entrepreneurs who are looking to scale their businesses to join the latest cycle of Going for Growth, the award-winning business development programme. Going for

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Essential Learning Series Roadshow From Kilsaran International

    Essential Learning Series Roadshow From Kilsaran International

Kilsaran International are taking the hugely successful Essential Learning Series suite of technical seminars to the road with events to be held at the Aviva Stadium on September 25th and

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Skillnet Ireland Announces €2 Million Training Fund to Help Close the Widening Skills Gap

    Skillnet Ireland Announces €2 Million Training Fund to Help Close the Widening Skills Gap

Skillnet Ireland, the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of workforce learning in Ireland has announced up to €2 million worth of funding will be made available to

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Saint-Gobain Launches Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) Training Courses For Irish Construction Professionals

    Saint-Gobain Launches Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) Training Courses For Irish Construction Professionals

The Saint-Gobain Ireland Technical Academy has announced that it is adding to its existing training portfolio by launching a series of nZEB modular courses. Starting this July, these innovative nZEB courses

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Skillnet Ireland – Without Upskilling, Businesses in Ireland Could Lose Competitive Advantage

    Skillnet Ireland – Without Upskilling, Businesses in Ireland Could Lose Competitive Advantage

Skillnet Ireland (formerly Skillnets), the national agency for workforce development, has been launched at an event in Co Clare to promote upskilling within enterprise. Its mission is to facilitate increased

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2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition Provides Insight into the R&D and Innovation Ecosystem in Ireland

    2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition Provides Insight into the R&D and Innovation Ecosystem in Ireland

Designed to foster collaboration between industry, academia and government agencies, the 2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition attracted over 1,000 visitors from across the major industrial sectors in Ireland

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Just 12% of Engineering Professionals are Women as Gender Gap Persists

    Just 12% of Engineering Professionals are Women as Gender Gap Persists

Just 16% of engineering graduates are women, with the overall ratio currently just one woman to eight men in the engineering profession, a new Engineers Ireland report has revealed. Engineering 2018 highlighted

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€30,000 Cottage Market Fund Announced

    €30,000 Cottage Market Fund Announced

A fund of €30,000 has been announced by GIY with the support of The Ireland Funds for the establishment of 10 new GIY Cottage Markets across the country during 2018. In

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NIBRT Publishes 2017 Annual Report

    NIBRT Publishes 2017 Annual Report

The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) has published its 2017 Annual Report, announcing substantial growth across all areas of research and training activity. 2017 was another excellent

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UCD Partnering in New €8.2 Million Cross Border Research Centre to Improve Cardiovascular Care

    UCD Partnering in New €8.2 Million Cross Border Research Centre to Improve Cardiovascular Care

The Eastern Corridor Medical Engineering Centre (ECME), a cross border centre of research excellence within the field of cardiovascular medicine, with partners in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and

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Greater Skill Utilisation and Skilled Migration Needed to Boost Productivity in Ireland

    Greater Skill Utilisation and Skilled Migration Needed to Boost Productivity in Ireland

New research published by the ESRI finds that greater skill utilisation and skilled migration are required to support a productive and competitive economy. The research examines the difference between the skills

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EngageSmith creates 20 jobs with €400K investment

    EngageSmith creates 20 jobs with €400K investment

Millennial training company EngageSmith has announced it will create 20 new jobs by the end of 2019 as it develops its range of training and e-learning products to respond to the growing

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Monex Scholarship Program launched at UCC

    Monex Scholarship Program launched at UCC

Monex Financial Services has announced details of a new scholarship program created to support Killarney Leaving Cert students accepted to third level studies at Cork University Business School (CUBS) at

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71,647 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in 2016

    71,647 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in 2016

During 2016 there were 71,647 days lost to industrial disputes, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Friday. This compares with 32,964 days lost in 2015. There

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Autism App Scoops Top Business Bootcamp Award

    Autism App Scoops Top Business Bootcamp Award

A talented group of teenagers from Galway, Cork, Kilkenny, Offaly and Dublin claimed the winning spot at the 2017 BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp with their project entitled Mi Contact on

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R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box: An insight into Ireland’s ICT Sector

    R&D Tax Credits and the Knowledge Development Box: An insight into Ireland’s ICT Sector

Post provided by Mazars. Ireland has one of the highest concentrations of digital technology activity and employment within the OECD

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SEAI Invites Businesses to Energy Saving Solutions Show

    SEAI Invites Businesses to Energy Saving Solutions Show

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is inviting businesses to come to the Energy Show 2017, taking place at

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BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp Kicks Off

    BT Young Scientist Business Bootcamp Kicks Off

Some of the best young business minds in the country are getting ready to be put through their paces at

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Smart Factory to Launch MES Data Entry Stations

    Smart Factory to Launch MES Data Entry Stations

Post Provided by Smart Factory. Smart Factory is to launch a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) range of mobile and fixed data

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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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Enterprise Ireland Announces Two Start Fund Competitions

    Enterprise Ireland Announces Two Start Fund Competitions

Two Competitive Start Fund (CSF) competitions worth a total of €1 million in funding from Enterprise Ireland will open for

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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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What Needs to Change in Ireland if we Want to be a Real Global Leader in R&D

    What Needs to Change in Ireland if we Want to be a Real Global Leader in R&D

Post written by Ian Collins, Partner at EY Ireland. Previously published on Fora.ie The burden for small firms investing in research

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HSA Develops Free Online Course to Help Employers Manage Workplace Bullying

    HSA Develops Free Online Course to Help Employers Manage Workplace Bullying

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has created a free short online course, aimed at assisting employers in managing workplace

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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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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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National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2017 Sets New Records

    National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2017 Sets New Records

The largest ever gathering of the manufacturing community in Ireland took place at the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference

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Government Invested €761 Million in Research & Development in 2016

    Government Invested €761 Million in Research & Development in 2016

The latest report on Government investment in research and development (R&D),  published by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on

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€34.5 Million in Funding Announced for the Technology Transfer Strengthening Initiative

    €34.5 Million in Funding Announced for the Technology Transfer Strengthening Initiative

Enterprise Ireland reported on Tuesday that the third phase of its Technology Transfer Strengthening Initiative (TTSI), which serves to bolster

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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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Industry 4.0 finds increasing application in production

    Industry 4.0 finds increasing application in production

Digitalisation is the key to networked, flexible production of the future. The implementation of Industry 4.0 is an ongoing process

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Enterprise Ireland Launches Strategy to 2020

    Enterprise Ireland Launches Strategy to 2020

Enterprise Ireland, the Government agency responsible for developing Irish business globally, launched it’s 2017-2020 strategy on Monday, aiming to increase

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Number of Fatal Workplace Accidents Drops by More Than 20%

    Number of Fatal Workplace Accidents Drops by More Than 20%

There were 44 people killed in workplaces in 2016, representing a 21% reduction of the 56 reported in 2015, according

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Online Tool to Teach SMEs About Corporate Social Responsibility

    Online Tool to Teach SMEs About Corporate Social Responsibility

Minister for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen announced the launch of a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) online Tool for

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EIB Opens Dublin Office, Establishes New Financing Group

    EIB Opens Dublin Office, Establishes New Financing Group

The first meeting of a European Investment Bank (EIB) – Ireland Financing Group, chaired by Minister of Finance Michael Noonan,

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Facilities Managers Gather For BIFM Ireland

    Facilities Managers Gather For BIFM Ireland

Facilities managers from across the UK and Ireland gathered at Croke Park on November 25 for the BIFM Ireland Summit,

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Resources to Support Teenage Entrepreneurs Launched

    Resources to Support Teenage Entrepreneurs Launched

New resources, including a teachers’ manual, student workbook and helpful tips from successful entrepreneurs, were launched by Minister for Employment

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SEAI Announces €30 Million Community Energy Fund for 2017

    SEAI Announces €30 Million Community Energy Fund for 2017

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) announced on Tuesday, November 6, that it will offer €30 million in grant

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CSO Finds Average Weekly Earnings up in Third Quarter of 2016

    CSO Finds Average Weekly Earnings up in Third Quarter of 2016

Preliminary estimates released by the Central Statistics Office on Friday, November 25, show that average weekly earnings and average hourly

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India Trade Mission Sees Partnerships Signed

    India Trade Mission Sees Partnerships Signed

Enterprise Ireland’s Trade Mission to India, led by the Minister of State for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen, concluded

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Record Number of Collaborative Agreements Signed Between Industry and Researchers in 2015

    Record Number of Collaborative Agreements Signed Between Industry and Researchers in 2015

Research by Knowledge Transfer Ireland found that 748 collaborative new research agreements between research performing organisations and industry were signed

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Minister for Employment and Small Business Leads Trade Mission to India

    Minister for Employment and Small Business Leads Trade Mission to India

The Minister for Employment and Small Business and TD for Clare, Pat Breen began a five-day trade mission to India

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Over 7,300 community projects supported by US companies in Ireland last year

    Over 7,300 community projects supported by US companies in Ireland last year

Ireland leads the way in terms of volunteer participation across Europe, and is well above average in terms of civic

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Digital Global Summit 2017 will be Hosted in Dublin

    Digital Global Summit 2017 will be Hosted in Dublin

It has recently been announced that Dublin will host a new Digital Global Summit that will take place May 10th and the 11th of 2017.

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Ulster Bank Announces RBS Winners

Today, Ulster Bank announced the winners of the RBS Skills and Opportunities Fund.

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Mexican Ambassador visits CONNECT Centre

The Mexican Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Carlos García De Alba, has praised the FORGE project at the CONNECT Centre in

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NIIT to establish European Delivery Centre in Dublin creating 110 jobs

Minister for Jobs, Richard Bruton TD announced today that NIIT Limited, a global company which provides multi-disciplinary learning management and

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