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Ireland Records Lowest Annual Inflation in the Eurozone

    Ireland Records Lowest Annual Inflation in the Eurozone

Ireland’s annual inflation rate was recorded as 0.2% in January 2017, the lowest in the Euro Area which saw an inflation rate of 1.8% , up from 1.1% in December 2016, according

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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 should be lifted. Ireland’s tax regime already ranks among the best

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Service Sector New Order Growth Sees Five-Month High

    Service Sector New Order Growth Sees Five-Month High

Rates of expansion in the Irish service sector saw a boost at the end of 2016, with new orders, activity, and employment all rising at faster rates and new business

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ECJ Finds Ryanair, Aer Lingus Received State Aid

    ECJ Finds Ryanair, Aer Lingus Received State Aid

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) decided on Wednesday to reject an appeal on behalf of Aer Lingus, Ryanair, and the Irish State. The ECJ found that the airlines received

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EC Publishes Apple Tax Ruling

    EC Publishes Apple Tax Ruling

The European Commission on Tuesday published its ruling on August 30 that Ireland effectively granted state aid to Apple. The release comes after the Departmnet of Finance published its legal

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Most CFOs Confident About Economic Prospects – PwC

    Most CFOs Confident About Economic Prospects – PwC

Eight out of ten CFOs were confident about prospects for the economy in the year ahead, according to a survey executed in Summer 2016 by PwC. The survey report, released

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UDG Healthcare Announces 8% Increase in Operating Profit

    UDG Healthcare Announces 8% Increase in Operating Profit

Dublin-based Healthcare services provider UDG released preliminary results of their financial year on Thursday, November 24, which showed an 8% increase in operating profit for continuing operations over 2015. The

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Ireland’s Tax System ‘Most Effective’ in EU, Says PwC Report

    Ireland’s Tax System ‘Most Effective’ in EU, Says PwC Report

A report by PwC and the World Bank Group, released on Tuesday, November 22, says that Ireland is the most effective country in the EU for paying business taxes, and

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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 in 2015, a record number, according to a November 18

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14,270 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in the Third Quarter of 2016

    14,270 Days Lost to Industrial Disputes in the Third Quarter of 2016

Figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Thursday, November 18, show that 14,270 days were lost to industrial disputes in the third quarter of 2016. The figures can be

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Telefex Opens International Headquarters in Athlone

    Telefex Opens International Headquarters in Athlone

US surgical device provider Telefex opened its newly-constructed Global Operations and International headquarters in Athlone on Tuesday, November 15. The 45,000 square-foot facility, located in the IDA Business & Technology

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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 on Tuesday, November 15, according to Enterprise Ireland. The trip,

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CSO Estimates 3.7 Billion Euro Trade Surplus for September

    CSO Estimates 3.7 Billion Euro Trade Surplus for September

Preliminary figures released by the Central Statistics Office on Tuesday, November 15, indicate that Ireland’s seasonally adjusted trade surplus will fall to €3.7 billion in September 2016, from €4.6 billion

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Continuous Manufacturing tops the bill at BioProduction Congress

    Continuous Manufacturing tops the bill at BioProduction Congress

Another strong endorsement of Ireland’s place in the pharmaceutical and biotech world came last month, when it became the venue for the BioProduction Congress. A global event with speakers and

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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 engagement, social support networks and trust in institutions, according to

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Growth at AMI brings 15 new jobs and €1.1 million investment

    Growth at AMI brings 15 new jobs and €1.1 million investment

IT retirement company AMI has announced an investment of €1.1 million that will see the creation of 15 new jobs as it expands its Irish operations. With locations North and

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Irish wind energy sector to create 1,100 jobs by 2020

    Irish wind energy sector to create 1,100 jobs by 2020

A new survey of companies carried out by the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) suggests that the wind energy industry has delivered 300 new jobs a year since 2013, with

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Tesco’s sales in Ireland rise 0.2% in “highly competitive” market

    Tesco’s sales in Ireland rise 0.2% in “highly competitive” market

Tesco may not be out of trouble yet after a turbulent few years, but there was nevertheless positive signs as it published its latest set of financial results. Shares at

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Vodafone to increase Irish workforce to 2,000 in latest recruitment drive

    Vodafone to increase Irish workforce to 2,000 in latest recruitment drive

Vodafone Ireland has announced the creation of 60 new technology and digital specialist positions over the next year to 18 months, bringing their total number of employees in Ireland to

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Skills gap remains an issue despite positive economic outlook

    Skills gap remains an issue despite positive economic outlook

A new report compiled by Hays has found that while Ireland’s overall economic outlook is positive, a growing skills gap in industries such as tech and construction is an important

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Fort Wayne Metals expands in Castlebar with €10 million investment

    Fort Wayne Metals expands in Castlebar with €10 million investment

Fort Wayne Metals has announced a €10 investment to expand its production operations in Castlebar, with 40 jobs to be created over the next five years. The company is a

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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,

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Jameson sales continue to grow

According to full-year reports from Pernod Ricard, Jameson sold 5.7m cases of whiskey around the world in the 12 months to June. This is Jameson’s 27th consecutive year of growth. Jameson sales rose 12%

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VistaMed creating 150 jobs in a €10m investment

VistaMed a Co Leitrim medical devices company is to create more than 150 new jobs in a €10m investment. VistaMed is a global

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72 jobs at risk in Lakeland Dairies

72 jobs are at risk in Lakeland Diaries Banbridge facility. The Cavan headquartered company is to alter production schedules at

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Dale Farm announces 60 new jobs

Dale Farm has announced that it will be creating 60 jobs for Co. Tyrone. The company has decided to go ahead with

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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

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Surge in jobs for Construction and Property professionals

Hays Ireland, a leading construction recruitment firm has reveled that the demand for professionals in the construction and property sector

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One Spencer Dock sells for €242m

One Spencer Dock, has been sold to London’s AGC Equity Partners for €242m. One of Dublin’s highest-profile office developments is currently occupied by

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Pulsate creating 40 new jobs as it expands its team in Ireland and the US

Pulsate has announced that it will be adding up to 40 jobs as it expands its team in Ireland and

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8% drop in availability of professional jobs

The number of professional jobs available in Ireland last month has dropped 8% when compared with the same time last

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Lidl announces 600 new jobs for Ireland along with a €110m investment

Lidl has announced that it will be creating 600 jobs in Ireland over the next two years. The German supermarket chain also

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DMS Announce Expansion at its Irish Operations

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD today officially announced the expansion of DMS operations in Ireland,

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Guinness sales boost Diageo performance

Sales of Guinness sales both on the island of Ireland and globally rose by 4% in the year to the end

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Hammerson takes ownership of Dundrum Town Centre

British investment and commercial property development company, Hammerson has taken ownership of Dundrum Town Centre in Dublin together with its

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Glan Agua creating 60 jobs for Galway

Glan Agua a company specialising in waste water treatment is to create 60 jobs in Co Galway. The company is doubling its

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Damovo invests €1.5m in customer operations and increases countries

Damovo, a leading enterprise communications solutions and services provider, announces that it has invested €1.5 million in training, systems and

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Ireland secures access to the US beef market

Ireland will now be able to increase its exports to the US after an agreement between the two countries was

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C&C’s sales boosted with good weather

Cider sales at Irish drinks company C&C have boosted with the good weather Ireland received in March and May as the volume of

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IDA Ireland Reports Strong First Half to 2016

IDA Ireland, the inward investment agency of the Irish Government, has today reported a strong first half of 2016 as

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Manufacturing growth at 3 month high

Ireland’s manufacturing sector recovered to a three-month high last month, according a survey concluded the day before the Brexit vote. The

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SuperValu creating 60 jobs for Kildare

SuperValu has announced that it will be creating 60 new jobs with its new store in Kilcock, Co Kildare. The €7

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90 jobs lost in Co Westmeath

Imperial Tobacco is closing its manufacturing facility in Mullingar, Co Westmeath with the loss of nearly 90 jobs. The company said

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New Study Shows That Workers Expect to Change Rolls After Two Years

As a result of a recent study, it was found than many Irish people feel the need to change jobs in order to gain new skills, gain new experience, and stay up to date in a rapidly changing world.

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AA Ireland sold to Carlyle Cardinal Ireland for €156.6m

AA Ireland has been sold to Carlyle Cardinal Ireland in partnership with Carlyle Global Financial Services Partners for €156.6m, which includes consideration for

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Dalata begins operating on the Dublin and London Stock Markets

Hotel operator Dalata has begun operating on the main markets of the London and Dublin stock exchanges. Trading in the

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Next Generation Recruitment creating 80 jobs for Dublin and Krakow

Next Generation Recruitment has announced that it will be creating 80 new jobs in Dublin and Krakow over the next two

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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

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Hundreds of jobs at risk in Athlone and Dublin

Hundreds of jobs could be at risk in Athlone and Dublin if Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson goes ahead with its plans

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ZELTIQ® Aesthetics, Inc. to establish European manufacturing facility in Galway

ZELTIQ® Aesthetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology,

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Turkey Approves the Import of Irish Cattle

While Irish beef farmers were fearing the affects of the rising herd numbers, agents from Turkey bought thousands of live cattle.

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60% of Irish-based businesses do not understand data regulations – Equinix survey

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data centre company, today announced results of a survey of senior IT

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Datalex creating 100 jobs for Dublin

Datalex has announced that it will be creating 100 jobs for Dublin over the next 18 months. The new positions are

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Seagate announces 70 job cuts

Seagate has announced that it will lay off 70 workers in its Springtown facility in Derry. The US company, which makes hard

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EY announces 270 jobs

EY has announced that it will be creating 270 jobs for Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Waterford and Galway. The accountancy company, formerly known as

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Medtronic reports net profit above analysts’ estimates

Medtronic has reported a quarterly net profit slightly above analysts’ estimates, helped by higher sales in its cardiac and vascular unit.

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Level of unemployment falls to 7.8% for May

According to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office the level of unemployment has continues to fall for the month

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Tiger to open 12 more Irish Stores by 2017

Tiger has announced that it plans to open 12 new stores in Ireland by 2017. The Irish company that runs the

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