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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 have to close as part of cost-savings measures.
Speaking on RTÉ’s Six One, Mr McRedmond said the increase is essential if there is to be a […]

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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 by-products.
Carbon fibre is a reinforcement which when added to plastic improves its mechanical properties, thereby forming a composite material. Composites are used in many products including automotive parts and wind-turbine blades. However, carbon fibre is […]

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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 location for one of four global Inside Sales Centres, 500 new roles have been created with immediate effect.
The Company also announced that it is recruiting a further 100 people across its existing operations in Ireland […]

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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 increasing at sharper rates, according to the seasonally adjusted Investec Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) – an indicator designed to provide a single-figure measure of the health of the manufacturing industry, released on Wednesday.
The survey showed that […]

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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 exports by €5 Billion and to create 60,000 new jobs.
The agency reported that over the period of its 2014-2016 Strategy “Driving Enterprise, Delivering Jobs”, 45,592 new full time jobs were created by client companies. This […]

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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 from abroad returning to growth, according to the Investec Services Purchasing Managers Index, released on Thursday. The report also showed a marked pick-up in sentiment […]

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Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.2%

    Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.2%

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December 2016 was 7.2%. down from 7.3% in November 2016 and down from 8.9% in December 2015, the Central Statistics Office announced on Wednesday. The seasonally adjusted number of persons unemployed was 157,700 in December 2016, down from 160,500 when compared to the November 2016 figure and a decrease […]

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Overseas Companies Employ Almost 200,000 in Ireland – IDA

    Overseas Companies Employ Almost 200,000 in Ireland – IDA

IDA Ireland, the Government agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment, announced the highest level of employment in its client companies in its history on Tuesday. Total employment at overseas companies stands at 199,877 people, the highest level on record.
IDA client companies created just under 19,000 (18,627) jobs on the ground during the year across […]

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Acacia Communications Establishes EMEA-APAC Headquarters in Limerick

    Acacia Communications Establishes EMEA-APAC Headquarters in Limerick

Acacia Communications, announced on Wednesday, November 7, that it has established headquarters in Limerick, Ireland, for its Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific (EMEA-APAC) operations. The company anticipates that its EMEA-APAC headquarters will create thirty new jobs in Limerick. The project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through the Industrial Development […]

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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 total labour costs both rose by 0.2% in the third quarter of 2016 over the second quarter. Average hourly earnings increased by 0.3% during the same period.
The figures also showed that average weekly earnings rose […]

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Singlepoint Opens Office in Dublin, Creates 50 Jobs

    Singlepoint Opens Office in Dublin, Creates 50 Jobs

Irish technology consultants Singlepoint announced on Tuesday, November 23, the opening of new facilities at 31 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 and the creation of 50 new jobs in Ireland.
“Singlepoint has doubled in the last two years,”said Singlepoint Managing Director Rob Curley, “due to our continued growth we needed to expand our facility in Dublin to […]

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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 on Sunday, 20th November 2016, having seen multiple partnerships signed between Irish and indian companies. Thirteen Irish companies traveled on the mission to the cities of Mumbai, Bengaluru and New Delhi.
During the mission, Dublin company […]

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Taoiseach thanks Mitchell O’Connor as 215 new jobs announced

    Taoiseach thanks Mitchell O’Connor as 215 new jobs announced

There was more good jobs news with 215 new positions announced for Dublin and Waterford from nine North American and European high growth companies.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny issued a statement praising the progress being made on the Action Plan for Jobs which to date is said to have created 176,000 new jobs, and highlighted the good […]

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Irish Cyber Security firm announces 150 new jobs for Dublin

    Irish Cyber Security firm announces 150 new jobs for Dublin

Irish Cyber Security firm Integrity360 has announced the creation of 150 new jobs at its HQ in Sandyford, Dublin, in response to strong growth for its services in Ireland and internationally. Recruitment for 50 new positions, with the support of Enterprise Ireland will be completed by the end of this year. In addition the company […]

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Boost for Wicklow Wolf brewers with €2 million investment

    Boost for Wicklow Wolf brewers with €2 million investment

Irish craft beer brewing company Wicklow Wolf are set to add 20 jobs and significantly expand their production capabilities after receiving an investment of €2 million from HBAN (Halo Business Angel Network).
A joint initiative by InterTradeIreland and Enterprise Ireland, HBAN’s Food Syndicate is the main financier of the deal, contributing €722,000. The remainder of the […]

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PM Group to recruit 500 graduates over next five years

    PM Group to recruit 500 graduates over next five years

Irish-based PM Group has announced the recruitment of around 500 graduates over the next five years, as it announced operating profits of €10.9 million for the year ending 31st December 2015.
At least half of these graduates will be sourced in Ireland, across all engineering disciplines as well as architecture, environmental, construction and project management. Recruitment […]

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NetNeutrals EU announces 20 new jobs for Dublin

    NetNeutrals EU announces 20 new jobs for Dublin

Online dispute resolutions platform NetNeutrals EU has announced that Dublin is set to house its European headquarters, creating 20 jobs over the next three years.
Its office in Dublin 2 will house 20 employees who will handle key functions such as management, sales and marketing support, programme administration, and finance.
The company’s platform offers a single point […]

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Wrike outgrows office space; plans to create over 50 new jobs in Dublin

    Wrike outgrows office space; plans to create over 50 new jobs in Dublin

Project management software creator Wrike has announced plans to open a new office in Dublin as it experiences fast growth in EU markets.
Wrike selected Dublin as the European headquarters for its work management and collaboration platform operations last year, but has already exceeded its own expectations in terms of growth with 30% year-on-year growth recorded […]

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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 South of the border, AMI specialises in the secure, safe disposal of IT assets that can generate revenue back for their customers.
According to the Asset Disposal […]

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Noonan hails IT company as it brings 40 new jobs to Limerick

    Noonan hails IT company as it brings 40 new jobs to Limerick

Irish IT services and software company Redfaire has announced the creation of forty new jobs to in Limerick.
Local TD and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan welcomed the news, calling Redfaire “a great example of how Irish companies are connecting to the wider world and growing the tech sector in Ireland.”
The company helps clients to leverage […]

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The sky’s no limit as Thales brings 150 engineering jobs to Belfast

    The sky’s no limit as Thales brings 150 engineering jobs to Belfast

French engineering company, Thales, will create 150 new jobs in Belfast to support the manufacturing of advanced electric engines to power space satellites.
A new manufacturing facility will open in Northern Ireland, with the possibility to add another 200 positions on top of the 150 just announced in the coming years.
Since acquiring Shorts Missiles Systems in […]

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ACI to bring 50 new jobs as it opens data centre in Limerick

    ACI to bring 50 new jobs as it opens data centre in Limerick

ACI Worldwide has announced the opening of its new European data centre in Limerick, that will add 50 new jobs to the existing workforce of nearly 100.
The provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions will deliver the utmost in reliability, security and data privacy from their new data centre as ACI expands to accommodate […]

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Novosco to add 21 new jobs in Belfast office

    Novosco to add 21 new jobs in Belfast office

Cloud computing providers Novosco are set to double their current office space in Belfast, and create 21 new jobs in the process.
The company, which has offices in Belfast, Dublin, Cork and Manchester, is a fast-growing tech enterprise that has been serving UK and Irish customers for over 20 years.
In recent times, Novosco has acquired specialist […]

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Trusource Labs create 134 jobs in Limerick

    Trusource Labs create 134 jobs in Limerick

Technical support services company Trusource Labs have announced the establishment of an international operations centre in Limerick, which is set to create 134 jobs over three years.
Trusource will be based on the site of the old Anglo Irish Bank on Henry Street, near the centre of Limerick city. Co-founder Alton Martin indicated that the presence […]

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CCTV specialists Netwatch to create 85 jobs in Carlow

    CCTV specialists Netwatch to create 85 jobs in Carlow

Carlow-based digital security providers Netwatch are to create 85 jobs after the company raised €19.5 million in funding.
The Irish Government-supported BDO Development Capital Fund invested a significant amount in Netwatch, that protects customers using their surveillance solutions across industries such as retail, logistics, warehousing, construction, manufacturing, utilities and more.
The company uses remote CCTV monitoring that, […]

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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 growth potential pinpointing a further 1,100 new jobs in the sector by 2020.
Over 150 energy companies took part in the survey, indicating that economic projections […]

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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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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 2,000.
Already, 25 of these new roles have been filled this year to date following significant investment from the company in its IT infrastructure and customer […]

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Casa Systems expands broadband offering with 50 new jobs in Limerick

    Casa Systems expands broadband offering with 50 new jobs in Limerick

Casa Systems has announced that it will create over 50 jobs over the next three years in Limerick, as it establishes its international operations in the city.
A provider of fixed, mobile and WiFi ultra-broadband solutions, Casa Systems has chosen Limerick to bring the company closer to its European customers as the company grows internationally. The […]

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Galway to get 50 jobs as medical devices company SMT sets up EU HQ

    Galway to get 50 jobs as medical devices company SMT sets up EU HQ

Sahajanand Medical Technologies (SMT) is to establish its European headquarters, including a state-of-the-art research, development and innovation centre, in Galway.
The investment by SMT will see 50 jobs created over the next five years.
The company develops and manufactures minimally invasive coronary stent systems in India and supplies these products across 60 countries in Europe, Asia, MENA […]

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Fintech leader Yapstone opens global headquarters in Drogheda

    Fintech leader Yapstone opens global headquarters in Drogheda

US-based fintech company, Yapstone, has held the grand opening of its international headquarters at a new, 16,000 sq ft office in Drogheda.
The company delivers online and mobile payment solutions for businesses large and small. Intended to streamline how transactions are made and collected, the company has undergone significant growth in the US and around the […]

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100 new jobs for Limerick as WP Engine opens new centre

    100 new jobs for Limerick as WP Engine opens new centre

Around 100 new jobs are set to be created over the next three years in Limerick as WP Engine has just opened its new Technical Support & Innovation Centre.
 The company delivers managing services for premium sites built on WordPress. Approximately 5% of the whole online world visits a WP Engine-powered WordPress site each day.
According to […]

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Alter Pharma celebrates Official Opening and announces 80 new jobs in Balbriggan, Co Dublin

Alter Pharma today officially inaugurated its new 48,000 sq. ft. Headquarters for its worldwide operations in Balbriggan, Co Dublin.  The company also announced its plans to add 80 new jobs bringing total employment onsite to 120 by 2018.  Alter Pharma CEO Pieter Van Rompay was joined by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor, […]

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Eir creating 100 jobs

Eir has announced that it will be hiring 100 staff to join its team involved in the rollout of high-speed fibre broadband across the country.
The new positions will include poling crews, cabling technicians and fibre splicers.
KN Network Services a supplier to eir will recruit the 100 staff required. They expect to fill most of the roles, […]

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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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Nightline creating 150 new jobs

Delivery service company Nightline has announced that they will be creating 110 new jobs in Dublin, as part of a €3 million expansion of the company.
The three new sites where the jobs will be based are Swords in Dublin, Omagh in Co Tyrone and Kilbarry in Co Waterford.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has […]

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Fitbit creating 50 new jobs for Dublin with the opening of it new Europe, Middle East and Africa headquarters

Fitbit, Inc. the leader in the connected health and fitness category, today announced the opening of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Dublin and the creation of 50 new roles by the end of the year.
The new EMEA headquarters will house the strategic business functions for the region, including senior management roles, […]

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se2 Opens Waterford Office to support business growth

se2, the leading third-party administrator for the North American life and pensions industry, announces the launch of its new operations in Waterford, Ireland to support its business growth with the official opening of its bespoke offices on the IDA’s Technology Park. The company has an existing fulltime team of 70 and hope to fill out […]

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Camile Thai creating 100 jobs

More than 100 jobs are to be created in Thai food restaurant delivery business Camile Thai. The restaurant chain have announced that it will be opening three more branches in Ireland by the end of the year.
The chain already has 10 branches in Dublin and it also operates in Limerick.

Commenting on the announcement today, Brody Sweeney, founder of […]

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Harvey Norman announces new Tallaght store and the creation of over 50 new jobs

Harvey Norman Ireland has today announced the creation of over 50 new jobs with the acquisition and development of a site for a new Tallaght store. The new store will be located in Airton Road Retail Park, Tallaght, with construction scheduled to begin this October. The announcement will see Harvey Norman merge five smaller retail […]

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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 supplier of medical devices currently employing over 300 people at two manufacturing operations in Leitrim.
Some 37 of the positions have already been filled with recruitment now under way for a further 163 jobs at the plant in […]

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Software firm creating 20 jobs

Dublin-headquartered company Exaxe has announced that it will be creating 20 jobs over the next two years following a significant rise in sales.
The software firm, which specialises in software as a service product for life and pensions companies, has reported a 44% rise in revenue for 2015 after securing contracts with a number of companies […]

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Chopped announces 20 jobs at its newest store in Tallaght

Chopped’s has announced that it will be creating 20 jobs at its newest franchise at The Square in Tallaght.
The outlet, follows other newly opened restaurants from the franchise in Westmoreland Street, Blanchardstown and Rathmines.
Speaking at the opening of Chopped Tallaght, Brian Lee, co-founder and Managing Director of Chopped said: “We’re delighted to be opening our newest […]

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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 its £7m investment in a new cheese processing and packing plant.

The Economy Minister in the Northern Ireland Executive, Simon Hamilton, today unveiled Dale Farm’s new cheese processing and packing facility. This follows Dale Farm’s £7 […]

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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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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 has surged 40% in July, compared to this time last year.
The recruitment agency also reveled that Architects were the most sought after up 60% but there was also strong demand for contract managers, quantity surveyors […]

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Apple granted permission for €850m data centre in Galway

Tech giant Apple has been granted permission by An Bord Pleanala to build an €850m data centre in Co Galway.
The 24,500 square metre data centre, an administration building and associated works will cater for the company’s Apple Music, App Store, Maps, Messages and Siri customer in Europe.
The data centre in Athenry had been approved by Galway County […]

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Jameson Distillery to receive €11m makeover

The Old Jameson Distillery in Smithfield is to receive an €11m makeover.

The distillery will close at the end of August due to the reconstruction which will involve 100 jobs for the period. The distillery will then officially reopen in March 2017.
The whiskey attraction currently gets 600,000 tourists a year.
General Manager Ray Dempsey said: “When we next open our doors […]

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Irish start-up announces 40 new jobs

Touchtech, the Irish fintech start-up has announced that it will be hiring 40 high quality technical and marketing staff over the next three years at its Dublin office.
This comes after the Irish online authentication company signed its first contract with Optimus Cards Group, a leading provider of payment card services across the UK and Ireland.
Founded by Joseph […]

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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 the United States.
At the moment the company currently employs 20 people, split between its offices in Dublin, where the company’s engineering is done, and in San Francisco, where it has a small sales team.
The mobile […]

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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 year, though the figure was higher than it had been in June.
The latest Employment Monitor conducted by Morgan McKinley shows the availability of professional job opportunities rose by 2.4% to 11,909 month-on-month in July with pharmaceuticals, […]

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Voxpro investing $4m in US expansion

Voxpro has announced that it will be investing $4m  in a new centre of excellence in the US state of Georgia.
More than 500 jobs are expected to be created by 2020 in Georgia as a result of the expansion.
The Cork-based customer service and tech support provider opened a California office in March, and the Athens, Georgia […]

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€40 million funding granted to 24 research projects

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell-O’Connor TD today announced nearly €40 million in research funding for 24 major research projects. The funding is distributed via Science Foundation Ireland’s Investigators Programme through a funding stream provided by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation. With awards ranging from €500,000 to €2.7 million over four to five year […]

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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 announced that it will be pushing ahead with its €110 million capital investment plan of store improvements and greenfield expansion.
The company is expanding due to significant growth in market share and needs new staff to support […]

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Tullett Prebon creating 300 new jobs for Belfast

London-based IT company, Tullett Prebon is to open a new global technology hub in Belfast, creating 300 new positions.
The investment will contribute almost £10million in salaries to the economy each year, Arlene Foster and Martin McGuinness have said.
The new facility, which will focus on development and technical support for Tullett’s global business, is backed by […]

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TLM creating 12 new roles at its new European HQ in Dundalk

TLM has opened a European HQ in Dundalk, bringing 12 new jobs to the area.
The consultancy firm’s new Dundalk office will provide project management consultancy on data centre projects throughout Europe, giving the company a firm foothold in the EU.
The 12 roles made available will be in project management positions, with recruitment of engineers already underway.
Michael […]

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Technology pioneer SiteMinder announces 100 jobs with opening of Galway office to support global growth

One of the top 20 technology pioneers to come out of Australia is set to announce the opening of its new office in downtown Galway to provide around 100 jobs initially with the potential to grow in future. SiteMinder, the hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, will formally announce the opening today in Galway alongside the […]

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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, with the opening of their bespoke, modern office in Dublin which will accommodate their growing team. Building on their success to date, DMS plan to hire an additional 50 new staff, in risk, trade execution, […]

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