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Microsoft planning to cut 2,850 more jobs

Microsoft has announced that it will cutting an additional 2,850 jobs in 2017 than it had previously announced in May 2016. Microsoft has has laid off over 10 percent of its

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Actavo records pre-tax profit of nearly €18m for 2015

Actavo has recorded a pre-tax profit of €17.9m last year, compared with €14.3m in 2014. Denis O’Brien’s engineering company which has a global workforce of over 5,000, generated revenues of

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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

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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 of June, according to results announced from Diageo. Diageo said

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Advanced Material Handling Technologies from Crown at IMHX 2016

Crown, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, will showcase a full line-up of products and forward-thinking technologies on stand 10J61 at IMHX 2016, being staged at the NEC

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Simco Nederland BV announces Pneumatics & Sensors Ireland as their new representative

Simco Nederland BV is pleased with the appointment of Pneumatics & Sensors Ireland as their new representative starting August 1st 2016. Simco Nederland BV develops, manufactures and supplies ionisation equipment

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PTC Establishes IoT Solutions Group R&D Centre in Dublin

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, today announced that PTC (NASDAQ: PTC), a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate,

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€27 million in funding secured for Irish energy research projects under Horizon 2020

Irish research institutions and industry have consistently won funding for energy-related research under the EU Horizon 2020 programme with over €27 million in funding secured to date. As the programme’s

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Centre Parcs creating 1000 jobs for Longford

Center Parcs UK has announced that it will be creating 1,000 permanent jobs after An Bord Pleanála granted them full planning permission for a €230 million holiday village park in Longford.

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EU Sets New Targets to Reduce Energy Emissions

At last year’s Paris climate talk, 196 countries agreed to take action to keep global warming from rising 2C above pre-industrial levels.

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Central Bank Revises Irish Growth Projections

After Brexit, the Central Bank has revised its growth projections for the Irish economy for the next year.

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Apple iPhone Sales Fall

While Apple iPhone sales fell for the last two consecutive quarters, it was 15% less than they had planned. The company’s revenue dropped by 14.6% in the third quarter with ended on June 25th.

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PTC Creates 50 Jobs in Dublin

PTC plans to create 50 new jobs in Dublin in 2018. The firm focuses on technologies in the Internet of Things. The company will set up a new research development office and investment supported by IDA Ireland.

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Iarnród Éireann Announces Strike Warning

Iarnród Éireann union announces warning of a strike. The train drivers plan to take industrial action if they do not see improvements in their terms and conditions, such as a shorter work week.

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Permanent TSB Sees Post-Tax Profit

For the first half of the year, Permanent TSP reports a post tax profit of €80m, which is the first recorded profit since 2007.

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Pharma giant creating 40 new jobs for Waterford

Sanofi is enacting a name-change at its Waterford plant, bringing  in 40 new staff as it changes the site’s name from Genzyme Waterford to Sanofi Waterford. “Since Sanofi acquired Genzyme

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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

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150 jobs at risk in Renewable Power project in Mayo

The construction of a €180m Mayo Renewable Power project in Killala has been suspended due to financial difficulties. The company issued a suspension notice to its main contractor last week. More

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John Sisk lands major IFSC contract

Kennedy Wilson, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment firm has appointed Irish contractor John Sisk & Son to build a 660,000sq ft waterfront development in Dublin’s docklands. The development is one

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Chanelle Group Accelerates Export Growth

Chanelle Group, which is the largest Irish-owned manufacturer of human and veterinary pharmaceutical products in Ireland, is undertaking a €70 million investment programme to accelerate the company’s growth and respond

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Portwest creating 55 jobs for Westport

Portwest, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of personal protective clothing and equipment based in Westport, has announced the creation of 55 new jobs over the next four years. The Portwest

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50 jobs at risk in Bank of Ireland

Bank of Ireland is to close eight of its branches in across its network in Northern Ireland which may result in 50 redundancies. Staff affected by the closures will be able

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Chopped creating 30 jobs in newly opened store

Chopped, the health-focused fast-food retailer has opened a new outlet in Blanchardstown Shopping Centre in Dublin. The new outlet will be retailers biggest in the chain’s portfolio creating 30 new jobs and

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NEW GM FOR SOLUTIONSPT

Industrial IT provider, SolutionsPT, has announced the promotion of Sue Roche to General Manager.   SolutionsPT specialises in providing industrial

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Compliance & Risks creating 50 jobs for Cork

Cork-based Compliance & Risks has announced that it will be adding 50 new jobs to its workforce over the next three

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State set to save millions on new deal with the IPHA

The Government and the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association have agreed on a deal that result in savings of €750 million for the Department of

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eBay jobs at risk in Dundalk

Efforts are under way to secure the future of eBay in Dundalk, according to a Government TD. In a statement

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Pfizer creating 350 new jobs

Pfizer has announced that it will be creating up to 350 new jobs with its latest multimillion euro expansion of its Grange

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Swiss company Endress+Hauser to establish international SAP IT Hub in Kill, Co. Kildare, creating 20 jobs

The Swiss process automation company Endress+Hauser has announced it is to establish an international SAP IT Hub, in Kill, Co.

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English Language Teaching Positions

ISI is an award-winning English language school offering high quality courses for adults & teenagers. Each year, we welcome thousands

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Sigmar Recruitment to more than double its workforce

Sigmar Recruitment has announced that it plans to take on 150 new employees, doubling the size of its company. The new

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Oakland International Red Ribbon Innovation Award

Against strong competition, family business Oakland International secured Highly Commended at the National Red Ribbon Awards held at Wembley Stadium

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Survey: Almost half of Irish businesses would hide data breach from customers

Ward Solutions, Ireland’s leading information security provider, has revealed the results of a new survey that found almost half (46%)

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Kaseya opens new EMEA headquarters in Dublin creating 10 jobs

Enterprise software player Kaseya, has opened a new Dublin based EMEA headquarters, employing 10 more tech jobs. The bigger office at Custom

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Iceland creates 55 new jobs for Dublin and Tipperary

Iceland, the frozen food store has recently created a total of 55 jobs at its new stores in Dublin and

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BoyleSports buys four Hacketts stores

BoyleSports, the country’s largest independent bookmaker has announced that it has purchased four recently-closed Hacketts outlets.  The betting shops, placed

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Gourmet Food Parlour creating 15 new jobs in Swords

Gourmet Food Parlour has announced that it will be creating 15 new jobs in Swords with an investment of €500,000

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John Phelan appointed National Director of Halo

HBAN, the all-island organisation responsible for the promotion of business angel investment, today announces the appointment of John Phelan as

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Virgin Media to take over UTV Ireland

ITV has announced that it will be selling UTV Ireland to Virgin Media for €10m. The acquisition is expected to take

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ConnectIreland assumes control of Startup Ireland

ConnectIreland today (Tuesday) announced that it has assumed control of Startup Ireland, paving the way for an exciting new era

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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

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PEFC UK stages successful Annual Stakeholder Day

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC UK), recently held its Annual Stakeholder Day, with the theme of

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Construction sector grows in June

Confidence on the growth prospects for the Construction sector was close to a record high last month, according to the latest Ulster Bank Purchasing

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360 new jobs to be created in the prison service over the next 3 years

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has announced that the prison service will be will be creating 360 jobs for Dublin over

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Manufacturing software specialists, Seabrook Technology Group, appoint new UK Business Development Consultant

Martin Miller has been appointed as the new UK Business Development Consultant for manufacturing software specialists, Seabrook Technology Group. This

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BevExpo 2016

The first BevExpo, held 15th & 16th June at Manchester Central, has been declared a success by exhibitors and visitors.

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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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Aldi creating 84 new jobs for Dublin, Louth and Meath

Aldi has launched a new nationwide recruitment drive calling for “motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking” people to apply for the 84

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64 new jobs to be created for Fingal

64 new jobs and over €262,500 in financial suports have been announced for Fingal start-up companies. The sixteen local businesses

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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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Tobacco Companies’ Taxes Raise by 81pc

Recent reports in the Irish Daily mail show that tobacco companies have spent about €500 in taxes which is an 81pc increase since last year. This tax is leading to a packaging ban. Companies will be allowed to sell the product that they have in stock until May 2017.

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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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Netwatch raises €19.5m to fund expansion

Security specialist Netwatch has raised €19.5m to fund its expansion plans in the US and the UK. It is the

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals investing €100m into biologics facility in Athlone

    US-headquartered biopharmaceutical company Alexion Pharmaceuticals is to invest €100m in a new biologics manufacturing facility in its Athlone operations

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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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IMI Precision Engineering Selects StaffConnect To Help Realise Its Vision For World-Class Employee Engagement

StaffConnect Group, the World’s leading mobile-first internal communications app platform provider today announced an agreement with IMI Precision Engineering, a

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