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# Creation

All time
# applications at the ready
Good news: Ireland is set for 1,500+ new jobs
Five companies have announced they will be creating positions.
# concoction
This Guinness float looks absolutely phenomenal
Chocolate, Guinness, ice cream, Jameson, caramel…
# jobs watch
Eddie Rocket's to create 50 new jobs with new fast-food franchise
Two new restaurants will offer more of a fast-food experience and will be named simply ‘Rocket’s’.
# Creation
A fridge that monitors medicines takes top prize in Ireland's first hardware hackathon
More than 120 people participated in the event, which saw groups invent and develop a project over the space of two days.
# Game on
Microsoft said to be close to buying Minecraft makers for $2 billion
The company is said to be close to buying the makers of the open-world game in a deal that could be completed this week.
# Jobs
Forfás dissolution will 'strengthen capacity and drive job-creation policy'
Under the new legislation, the functions of the quango will be transferred to Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland.
# Clever
Things to do when you’ve been laid off: build a submarine
Chinese man is now selling his mini submersible vehicles to fishermen so they can catch lucrative sea delicacies.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.