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# Action Plan for Jobs

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Irish troops could free up France to fight Isis
France is considering withdrawing from some peacekeeping missions.
Breakdown: These are the sectors that employed 126,000 people in the past 3 years
Fourteen sectors are included in the data, which shows an increase in the number of people employed in each industry.
Limerick and Cork are getting a jobs boost this morning
EPS and Payback Loyalty announced plans to hire 78 new jobs.
'If things are so successful, why are people still leaving the country?'
Richard Bruton has come under fire as he claims “substantial progress” on jobs.
"You were the minister"- Richard Bruton accused of ignoring Waterford job warnings back in 1996
The current Enterprise Minister held the same role back 18 years ago.
Airbnb to double its workforce in Dublin - and Bono is delighted
The company will create 100 new jobs at its European HQ.
New year, new jobs plan as Government keeps it local
Without going into specifics, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that he did not want to see the cost of employing people increase.
Government's jobs plan delivers 90 per cent success rate - but Bruton insists it's not spin
“If I came in and we were saying: ‘We had a 100 per cent success rate’, you’d say: ‘Well that’s just spin,’” Jobs Minister Richard Bruton said today.
Government say this morning's Cabinet meeting is '#allaboutjobs'
The Taoiseach had promised a a “real relentless push” on employment in 2014, today they will hold a special meeting on the issue.
Were 58,000 new jobs created in Ireland in 2013?
The government says the Action Plan for Jobs is working and more than 50,000 jobs were created in 2013. This week we’ve looked at where this figure came from and how accurate it is.
Column: Ireland can be a centre of international investment AND indigenous innovation
Yes, we try to attract multinational companies to Ireland – but never at the cost of failing to support Irish entrepreneurs trying to grow more jobs at home, writes Damien English TD.
‘Very encouraging’: Fall in unemployment to lowest level since 2009 welcomed
Good news on the employment front according to figures from the Central Statistics Office today with the fall to 12.8 per cent unemployment welcomed by the government.
Percentage of foreign investment outside Dublin and Cork falls three years running
A government and IDA Ireland target to get 50 per cent of all foreign direct investment in areas outside of the two main urban centres has been dropped from the Action Plan for Jobs.
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everything’s talking about the death in Athy, Detroit going bankrupt and the CJD concerns at Beaumont.
Micheál Martin gives Taoiseach an E- grade on jobs
The Fianna Fáil leader was speaking as the party’s Ard Fheis got under way at the RDS in Dublin this evening.
"Just shy of 7,000 job losses a month" - Kenny attacks Fianna Fáil's record in power ahead of party's Árd Fheis
Enda Kenny says 25 months into government, the legacy of previous cabinets is still casting a shadow over the economy.
€60m investment released for pioneering research projects
Government funding of €60 million will support 85 research projects in areas like science, technology and mathematics.
Fees for injuries board cut by €250 in bid to help businesses
The cut from €850 to €600 will not affect claimants who will still have to pay a €45 fee.
Potential for 10,000 extra jobs in green economy by 2015 - Bruton
The Green economy is worth more than €3 trillion worldwide and employs more than 30 million people.
Government announces €450m Credit Guarantee Scheme
The new scheme is expected to benefit 5,600 businesses and support the creation of 4,000 jobs over three years by providing an €150million in lending for small businesses per year
Column: Call that a stimulus? What we need is a tax cut.
The ‘stimulus’ announced this week won’t even move the needle, writes Aaron McKenna. So what should be done?
Bruton rolls out programme to help small businesses
The Minister for Jobs said small businesses should be a “powerful engine” for recovery.
Bruton kicks off five-day trade mission to US
Richard Bruton will visit Boston, Raleigh, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Chicago on a five-day mission organised by IDA Ireland.
Here's how the Government plans to create 100,000 jobs
Enda Kenny launched the much-heralded Action Plan today. We’ve picked out the key points from the document.