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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Enterprise and Innovation

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'Frustrating' regulations affecting ethnic restaurants as work permit crackdown continues
A backlog in applications also means the current processing time for standard work permit applications is 13 weeks.
Helicopter leasing company lands in Dublin with some new jobs
Two other companies also announced the creation of jobs in Dublin today bringing the total to 48.
From 'Mighty Mouse' to 'Church Mouse': Dara Calleary on Enda Kenny's week
The Fianna Fáil TD said the Taoiseach’s ‘army of spin doctors’ played up Frank Flannery’s resignation but stayed silent on Alan Shatter.
24 new IT jobs created in Dundalk firm
The US multi-national works with clients in Ireland like the Road Safety Authority and the Irish Medical Council.
95 new jobs to be created in Limerick and Dublin
Both of the companies are involved in the software sector with recruitment for some of the positions already underway.
€300m to be invested in research centres in 'unprecedented' move
The largest ever co-funded investment in Ireland will see €200 million coming from Irish Exchequer funding, with a further €100 million coming from industry.
MEP criticises two government departments over tobacco industry meetings
The Department of Finance said each year its officials meet with representatives of all industries in the run up to the Budget.
Minister Bruton opens Cloud Computing Centre in DCU
The €6 million funded centre hopes to make Ireland a world leader in this fast-growing sector.
Nanoscience institute secures funding and creates 50 new jobs
The non-Government funding of €8 million has resulted in 50 full time jobs.
Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM
Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.
€8 million invested into Dublin facility for Munich Re
The company is one of the largest reinsurers in the world and will also create 17 jobs at its strategic R&D facility.
Committee says improvement needed in ICT skills among teachers
The committee report also recommended the development of a Technology Visa to enable skilled workers from abroad to fill IT skill shortages in Ireland.
Bruton publishes new legislation aimed at tackling white-collar crime
Those convicted of hard-core competition offences could see fines of up to €5 million, while the maximum prison sentence will be doubled to 10 years.
Unions rule out agreement with Bruton over agency staff conditions delay
Minister Bruton is looking for a delay in the implementation of an obligation on workers to provide equal terms for agency staff as for permanent employees.