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# ida - Monday 7 July, 2014

Bruton wants to stay in jobs portfolio

The Minister says he still has a job to do in his current post.

# ida - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Good news: Library company to create 25 new jobs at its Dublin HQ

Innovative, based in Dublin city centre, is set to double its workforce.

# ida - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

IDA promises to help Bausch & Lomb as workers vote for massive cuts

The company has thanked workers for approving the plan to dramatically cut spending at the contact lens plant.

# ida - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Bausch & Lomb express 'gratitude' to workers for voting in favour of cost cutting measures

The company said it was always their preference to keep the plant open and promised to invest in the plant.

# ida - Thursday 12 June, 2014

100 technology jobs coming to Galway in the next 5 years

The new office will create roles in Inside Sales, Marketing, Customer Support, Operations, Finance and Software Development.

# ida - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

"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.

# ida - Monday 9 June, 2014

This is the new guy who has to woo big companies (and their jobs) to Ireland...

Martin Shanahan will take on the top job at IDA Ireland from August after the departure of Barry O’Leary.

# ida - Friday 23 May, 2014

Got an eye for business? The IDA wants you

The IDA are hiring 35 additional staff to help them target new companies which don’t currently have a presence in Ireland.

# ida - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Dublin-based companies have had €200 million worth of IDA backing, Laois has had €380,000

And other counties are lagging behind as well.

# ida - Monday 14 April, 2014

Good news: €80 million investment and 180 new jobs for Limerick

Both Richard Bruton and Michael Noonan announced the new positions this afternoon.

# ida - Thursday 27 March, 2014

€3.5bn: Intel makes biggest private investment in history of State

This project in Kildare is also creating 5,000 construction jobs.

# ida - Friday 21 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know today as we head towards the weekend.

Jobs boost for Dublin and Galway as 132 new posts confirmed

Five ‘high-growth’ companies from the US and Europe are setting up offices in Ireland.

# ida - Monday 10 February, 2014

Government trumpets 50 new jobs at Jazz Pharmaceuticals

The company are to build a new plant by 2016 which will employ up to 160 people during construction.

# ida - Monday 3 February, 2014

40 new jobs as pharmaceutical giant acquires vialling plant in Athlone

In a move supported by the IDA, Alexion Pharma Ireland Trading is set to purchase the Roscommon facility later this year.

# ida - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Good jobs news: Pharmaceutical company announces 42 high-tech jobs for Dublin

Aspen is one of the biggest generic drugs companies in the world.

# ida - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Moody’s rating upgrade “improves the Irish story”

Moody’s had said it expects that Ireland’s debt ratios will start to decline this year.

# ida - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Poll: Should Capital Gains Tax be reduced? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Capital Gains Tax be reduced?

Is it time that Capital Gains Tax be reduced or does it bring in much needed funds to the Exchequer?

# ida - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Over half of Irish adults only visit dentist in emergency

Irish Dental Association’s survey finds routine visits drop sharply after the age of 45 years.

# ida - Friday 3 January, 2014

Call for lifting of public service hiring embargo to cut JobBridge use

The IDA has been criticised for hiring interns through the JobBridge website.

'Highest level of job creation' through IDA in over a decade

However, the target of placing half of these new jobs outside Dublin and Cork was not met.

# ida - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Minister objected to military vehicles factory setting up shop in Ireland in 1983

The Minister for Trade, Commerce and Tourism Frank Cluskey thought Ireland should take a restrictive attitude to the manufacturing of military equipment in Ireland.

# ida - Thursday 26 December, 2013

After Jedward and hurling, The Guardian editorial is full of praise for... IDA Ireland

Enda Kenny will be drinking out of his ‘Best Small Country In The World In Which To Do Business’ mug this morning…

# ida - Monday 23 December, 2013

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.

# ida - Monday 9 December, 2013

68 new jobs announced in two multinationals

A British company will create 30 jobs next year and a firm in Cork has already begun recruiting for 38 new positions.

# ida - Friday 29 November, 2013

Multinational companies seriously concerned over possible power outages ESB

Multinational companies seriously concerned over possible power outages

Retail Excellence said stores will be forced to close for the duration of the strike and many may not reopen.

# ida - Monday 25 November, 2013

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.

# ida - Friday 15 November, 2013

IDA to work with Lufthansa Technik to see if there's a possible 'alternative'

Bruton says Lufthansa Technik is in a difficult market where a lot of changes are taking place.

# ida - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Over 300 new jobs announced for Dublin

The Acorn marketing agency is to hire another 100 people, while new 218 positions are being backed by Dublin Business Innovation Centre-backed firms.

# ida - Monday 23 September, 2013

Over 180 jobs announced across the country

The jobs were announced in three food companies and a gaming systems support firm.

# ida - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

89 jobs in jeopardy in Cork as Big Fish Games closes Europe HQ

The company has announced a global restructuring process, and has entered into a 30-day consultation period with staff.

# ida - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Good news for Sligo: 45 new jobs in online retail business

The company is looking to create a software development team in the county.

# ida - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Warning: Tongue piercings affect speech, sense of taste and cause drooling

Dentists are warning young people about the risks of oral piercings, especially when getting them done abroad or at music festivals.

# ida - Wednesday 24 July, 2013 to add 100 jobs at new Dublin office

The company, which was in the top 20 of Fortune’s Best Companies to work for, says the jobs will be in the areas of sales, marketing, IT and customer support.

# ida - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Aaron McKenna: Irish people are losing out on jobs because we are not multilingual

The new jobs on offer are not beyond the capabilities of our people, but there is one thing we are lacking – a proficiency in foreign languages, writes Aaron McKenna, who says we should try and rectify this for future generations.

# ida - Friday 14 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's what makes Ireland great... according to the IDA's new poem The Auld Sod This post contains videos

Here's what makes Ireland great... according to the IDA's new poem

They put their feelings in verse.

# ida - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

50 jobs lost as Citi Bank announce Waterford office closure

The Waterford branch will close by the end of the year.

# ida - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Website creator to hire 100 people in Dublin

Squarespace has started recruiting for the positions in its new EMEA headquarters.

# ida - Friday 19 April, 2013

75 per cent of people do not avail of free dental check-ups

The Irish Dental Association has described the slashing of PRSI and medical card schemes and tax reliefs as a “dental health time bomb”.

# ida - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Up to 40 jobs created as US digital media company announces HQ in Dublin

US digital media and domain services company, Demand Media, is to open an office in Dublin, creating between 20-40 jobs in the process.