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Direct Flights Between Cork and North America Announced

    Direct Flights Between Cork and North America Announced

Cork Chamber welcomed the Norwegian Air’s Thursday announcement that it will offer direct flights between Cork Airport and Providence in Rhode Island, less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Massachusetts. New North American routes were also announced from Dublin, Belfast and Shannon airports.
“The opening of new flights between Cork and Boston, to be followed later by New […]

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One Third of Irish Hotels Have Changed Hands Since 2011

    One Third of Irish Hotels Have Changed Hands Since 2011

One third of Irish hotels have changed hands since 2011, according to a study from property consultants, Savills Ireland. The combined sales value over the five-year period was approximately €2.4 billion. The highest number of hotel sales occurred in the larger cities of Dublin, Cork and Limerick.
“Hotel development, like many areas of the property sector, […]

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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 tech jobs over the next three years in specialties including sales, marketing, finance, business development, software architecture, engineering, and research and development.
“By launching our EMEA headquarters in Cork we’ll be able to better serve our customers […]

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Tenders Sought for Major Flood Relief Works in Clonakilty

    Tenders Sought for Major Flood Relief Works in Clonakilty

A tender competition has been advertised on e-Tenders.ie for a major flood relief scheme for the town of Clonakilty in Cork, the Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief Seán Canney announced on Friday.
“Clonakilty is one of many towns in Cork that has suffered serious flooding in recent times,” Canney […]

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Medicine Research Network Launched at UCC

    Medicine Research Network Launched at UCC

The UCC School of Pharmacy-led PEARRL (Pharmaceutical Education and Research with Regulatory Links) Network officially launched this week. The network, funded by Horizon 2020 and Marie Sklodowska-Curie innovation programme, aims to achieve earlier patient access to new medicines, has been launched.
The PEARRL project brings together 18 leading European institutions, including Pharma industry, academia and regulatory […]

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Herbst Software Opens New Regional Cork Office in Ireland

Herbst Software, a leading provider of business management and ERP software, has opened a brand new office space to accommodate its national growth and future expansion plans.  The new office space is located in Carrigtwohill Shopping and Business Centre, Carrigtwohill, County Cork, and will provide capacity for increased sales as well as professional services operations […]

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Ayrton Group creates 60 jobs as it opens Dublin office

    Ayrton Group creates 60 jobs as it opens Dublin office

Ayrton Group has announced the creation of 60 new jobs as it expands its Cork base and opens new offices in Tallaght, Dublin.
The company, which provides safety training, consultancy and staffing solutions, has opened its Dublin office to coincide with the rebrand from Health & Safety Solutions (HSS).
The new positions will support the Ayrton’s growth […]

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Biopharma Engineering creating 70 jobs over the next three years

Biopharma Engineering has announced that it will create 70 jobs over the next three year, after opening a new office in Dublin.
Speaking at the office opening, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell-O’Connor said the 70 new positions will be highly skilled graduate jobs.
It is expected that 20 new positions will be created in […]

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Zevas Communications creating 40 jobs

Cork-headquartered Zevas Communications has announced that it will be creating 40 jobs across its Cork and Dublin offices.
The company which is a provider of outsourced customer support, has said that the new positions follow a period of sustained growth and expansion, with the headcount at the firm set to rise from 145 to 185.
The majority of the 40 […]

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Springboard+ to Hold Free Information Days in Dublin and Cork this Month

NO REPRO FEES The Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD,(centre) at the official launch of Springboard+ 2016 Wednesday, 15th June, at the Clock Tower Building, Department of Education and Skills, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1.Pictured from left: John Devlin (left) and Fidelma O’Reilly (right) past participants in Springboard+ programmes with Dr. Vivienne Patterson, Head […]

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CoreHR announces 300 new positions

Cork headquartered software company CoreHR has announced 300 new positions at its offices in Cork, Kilkenny and Dublin today.
A small number of jobs will be in the UK, where CoreHR also has a presence.
The roles will be across product and development, professional services, customer support, and sales & marketing.
The move will see the company more than double its […]

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Jobs at risk in Cork College

15 jobs are at risk at the National Maritime College of Ireland due to a refusal by the Department of Transport to recognise the validity of some training courses being carried out there.
The courses have been running at the college for nearly 12 months, were established to meet demand from seafarers seeking refresher training, as required […]

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Pilz Ireland acquires site to build a campus supporting expansion of operations in Ireland

Operating in Ireland since 1998 Automation Technology company Pilz Ireland has recently finalised the purchase of a site adjacent to its existing facility from the IDA in the Cork Business & Technology Park, Model Farm Road, Cork. Pilz Ireland is the Irish subsidiary of Pilz GmbH & Co KG, a leading international automation technology company […]

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JCD Group Bringing Over 150 Jobs to Cork

New construction for a commercial property company is expected to create 150 jobs for Cork as they are looking for employees to run the new data center.

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Merck to create 70 jobs for Cork

70 new jobs are to be created at Merck in Co. Cork. The announcement comes after the medical science and technology company officially opened  their new manufacturing and R&D facilities at their key strategic site in Carrigtwohill, Co Cork on Tuesday.
Martin McAuliffe, site leader, says the speciality membrane facility (SMF) and chromatography media facility (CMF) represents […]

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VMware adding to its Cork workforce

VMware is adding 40 jobs at its campus in Ballincollig Co. Cork. adding to its workforce of 800 people. The news marks continued expansion for the Cork site which is already the third largest location for VMware globally.

The software company opened its first Irish office in Cork in 2005.

The company is employing in the sectors of management and technical […]

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Brittany Ferries reports significant increase in early bookings for 2016

    Brittany Ferries reports significant increase in early bookings for 2016

Building on a highly successful sailing season in 2015, Brittany Ferries has reported a 19% increase in the number of early bookings compared to the corresponding period last year.  The ferry operator, which begins its new season on 02 April has weekly sailings from Cork to Roscoff every Saturday and return sailings departing from Roscoff […]

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Tucana Health Ltd to Create New Jobs in Cork

    Tucana Health Ltd to Create New Jobs in Cork

Tucana Health Ltd, a spin-out from the APC in University College Cork, is to build a new research team in Cork.
Tucana was founded by Professors Fergus Shanahan and Paul O’Toole. The spin out was set up to investigate the composition of bacterial communities in the gut, and to use this information to aid the diagnosis and […]

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GSK to invest €12m in Cork manufacturing plant

Multinational pharmaceutical giant GSK has announced a new €12m investment at its manufacturing plant outside Cork city in Currabinny.
GSK said that €9.5m will be spent on its Kilo Scale Facility, while the remainder will be used in its techncial laboratory in Cork.
The new purpose built Kilo Scale Facility will allow the site to begin manufacturing […]

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Two Lidl stores to create 45 jobs

Two new Lidl stores will open today with the creation of 45 jobs. The shops will open in Glanmire in Cork and Ballina in Mayo.
There are 145 Lidl stores in Ireland and this will bring the supermarket chain’s workforce in the State to almost 4,000.
The German chain has benefitted from increased spends during Irish shoppers’ supermarket […]

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Norwegian airline’s Cork plans on hold

Norwegian airlines announced planned flights from Cork to the US have been postponed pending receipt of a permit to enable the flight plan to commence.
A spokesperson from Cork Airport has said the airport is awaiting a receipt of Norwegian Air International’s foreign permit from the US Department of Transportation. The matter has now entered arbitration between the EU and […]

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500 jobs to be created by three firms

500 new jobs by three different companies have been announced for counties Dublin, Carlow, Cork and Tipperary. The majority of the jobs are expected to come on stream by the end of this year.
300 hundred of the 500 positions announced this morning are being created by pharmaceutical companies.
In Dublin, APC Ltd opened its new process research facility in […]

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Aspira aquires B-TEC Solutions and creates 50 jobs

Aspira, the Irish-owned enterprise IT project specialists, has announced it is to create 50 new jobs as well as to acquire IT services firm, B-TEC Solutions.
Most of new positions will be based at the headquarters of IT project specialists Aspira in Cork, with some at the company’s Dublin office.
They will be rolled out over the […]

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50 jobs at Cork solar energy farm

Fifty jobs are to be created, after planning permission was granted for a solar energy farm in County Cork.
Amarenco Solar is to install 22,000 panels on on ground-mounted frames on a site of 10.2 hectares at Kilmoney.
Forty of the jobs will be created during the construction phase, with 10 full time staff when it’s operational.
The […]

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160 technology jobs for Galway, Cork

160 jobs have been announced by technology companies in Galway and Cork.
Two technology companies in Galway, Ice Cube and Tec Support, have announced they will merge and their planned expansion will include the creation of up to 100 jobs over the next three years.
Another two technology companies, meanwhile, have announced the creation of 60 jobs in Cork […]

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Bus Eireann unviels its €50m “fleet of the future”

Bus Eireann has unveiled its new €50m “fleet of the future” in Dublin, which comprises of 116 new vehicles. The new buses boast extra legroom, power sockets (on commuter coaches), wifi, monitors with real time information, are wheelchair accessible and have lower fuel emmissions.
Some of the fleet will soon enter service in Cork, Limerick and Galway […]

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Courthouse development to create 700 jobs

    Courthouse development to create 700 jobs

The development of seven courthouses are to create up to 700 new jobs around Ireland. Four new courthouses are to be built in Drogheda, Letterkenny, Limerick and Wexford. Substantial refurbishment and extension works are planned for existing courthouses in Cork, Mullingar and Waterford.
Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has welcomed the signing of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) […]

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Cork-headquartered Trustev sold for more than €40m

    Cork-headquartered Trustev sold for more than €40m

Cork-based fraud prevention company, Trustev, has been sold to US listed company TransUnion for about $44 million (aprox. €40m).
Under the terms of the deal, $21m in cash will be paid at the closing of the transaction and up to an additional $23m will be paid if Trustev reaches specified targets up to 2018.
Trustev, founded by entrepreneur Pat […]

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GE Healthcare invests $40m to create 140 jobs in Cork

    GE Healthcare invests $40m to create 140 jobs in Cork

GE Healthcare today announced a $40 million investment in its manufacturing facility in Carrigtwohill, Cork.
Employment at the Cork facility, which currently stands at almost 500 people, is expected to increase by 140 people. The investment which is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland, will double the Carrigtwohill facility’s production […]

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Major investment programme for Cork, Kerry

    Major investment programme for Cork, Kerry

Details of proposed Government investments to be made in Cork and Kerry will be outlined later today at a briefing by Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin and Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine Simon Coveney.
Major projects being proposed include a programme of school building, the provision of primary care centres in health, and the […]

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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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Cork’s Seabrook partners with Siemens in a €1m project

Sean O’Sullivan, CEO of Seabrook, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Robin Hancock of Siemens at the announcement in the Convention Centre Dublin
Seabrook, an Irish manufacturing and business software consultancy firm, has partnered with Siemens in a project worth €1m.
The partnership will see the creation of “high level” jobs, six of which will be at the company’s […]

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McAfee Ireland’s profits reached €25m last year

Pre-tax profits at McAfee Ireland increased by 7 percent to €25m last year.
Accounts show that Cork-based McAfee Ireland’s revenues rose from €393.45m to €419.86m in the 12 months to the end of December last year.
McAfee has its headquarters for its operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in Cork and numbers employed there […]

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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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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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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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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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