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#Job Creation

# job-creation - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Boost for Sligo as outsourcing firm Abtran announces 350 jobs
# Jobs Watch
# Jobs Watch

Boost for Sligo as outsourcing firm Abtran announces 350 jobs

Jun 5th 2018, 2:25 PM 8,724 Views 26 Comments

Abtran currently employs over 2,000 people in Cork, Dublin, Kildare and Southern India.

# job-creation - Friday 5 February, 2016

FactCheck: Were 135,000 new jobs really gained under Fine Gael?
# GE16 Fact Check
# GE16 Fact Check

FactCheck: Were 135,000 new jobs really gained under Fine Gael?

Feb 5th 2016, 7:00 PM 32,564 Views 162 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck has tested one of Fine Gael’s major campaign pitches.

# job-creation - Friday 21 August, 2015

Google begins construction of €150m data centre and brings 400 jobs with it
# Expansion
# Expansion

Google begins construction of €150m data centre and brings 400 jobs with it

Aug 21st 2015, 7:27 AM 19,798 Views 55 Comments

The jobs will be created during the construction of the new two-storey building.

# job-creation - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead

Sep 24th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,341 Views 34 Comments

The conditions just aren’t right yet, the Nevin Institute has said.

# job-creation - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

PhoneWatch to create 230 jobs in 12 regions across the country
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

PhoneWatch to create 230 jobs in 12 regions across the country

Apr 23rd 2014, 12:31 PM 8,379 Views 15 Comments

The new roles are in engineering, sales and operational areas of the business.

# job-creation - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Were 58,000 new jobs created in Ireland in 2013?
# Check Republic
# Check Republic

Were 58,000 new jobs created in Ireland in 2013?

Jan 19th 2014, 8:30 PM 25,870 Views 76 Comments

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.

# job-creation - Friday 3 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 3rd 2014, 10:59 AM 9,040 Views 75 Comments

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

# job-creation - Friday 6 December, 2013

Column: JobBridge isn't about helping people, it's about padding unemployment figures
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: JobBridge isn't about helping people, it's about padding unemployment figures

Dec 6th 2013, 7:00 AM 130 Views 150 Comments

Young people, and all of those who are unemployed, should not accept the choice the government is trying to offer us between emigration or life on the dole and in unpaid work, writes Kevin Coughlan.

# job-creation - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

‘Relentless pursuit’: Kenny hopes unemployment will be under 10 per cent by 2016
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

‘Relentless pursuit’: Kenny hopes unemployment will be under 10 per cent by 2016

Nov 27th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,624 Views 59 Comments

“This is a collective responsibility and an attack on creating job opportunities by government and all its agencies,” Enda Kenny said yesterday.

# job-creation - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Oireachtas committee to discuss measures to boost job creation in the not-for-profit sector
# Jobs Committee
# Jobs Committee

Oireachtas committee to discuss measures to boost job creation in the not-for-profit sector

Nov 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,178 Views 6 Comments

Several groups will appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs later this afternoon.

# job-creation - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Eishtec creates 250 jobs in Waterford and Wexford
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Eishtec creates 250 jobs in Waterford and Wexford

Oct 24th 2013, 2:52 PM 10,603 Views 27 Comments

The new positions will support UK customers on T-Mobile plans and tariffs.

# job-creation - Monday 21 October, 2013

Online payments company creates 10 new jobs
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Online payments company creates 10 new jobs

Oct 21st 2013, 11:15 AM 8,900 Views 17 Comments

Willow Consulting specialises in online payments integration and ecommerce solutions.

# job-creation - Friday 6 September, 2013

Taoiseach to hear of barriers to online retail in Ireland
# Online Trading
# Online Trading

Taoiseach to hear of barriers to online retail in Ireland

Sep 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,938 Views 24 Comments

Adverts.ie and a host of other companies in the sector to meet with Enda Kenny today to outline difficulties in what will be Taoiseach’s first-ever webcasted consultation meeting.

# job-creation - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Irish Exporters Association: 2014 must be the last year of austerity
# Austerity
# Austerity

Irish Exporters Association: 2014 must be the last year of austerity

Jul 30th 2013, 10:23 AM 4,370 Views 20 Comments

The association said that if the government succeeds in creating more jobs, more harsh cuts should not be needed.

# job-creation - Saturday 20 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 20th 2013, 8:00 AM 813 Views 103 Comments

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.

# job-creation - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Column: Social clauses should be in all state contracts to help people get back to work
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Social clauses should be in all state contracts to help people get back to work

Mar 2nd 2013, 7:00 PM 288 Views 28 Comments

The announcement that 400 of new Irish Water jobs are to be set aside for graduates, the unemployed and small businesses is welcome – but we should be doing this for all our large scale projects by including social inclusion clauses, writes John Lyons.

# job-creation - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s film industry is booming – and it’s about more than money

Jan 5th 2013, 7:00 PM 862 Views 22 Comments

The film industry is one of our few economic bright spots, writes Simon Carty – so we should support it now more than ever.

# job-creation - Monday 3 December, 2012

Company secures €20 million investment for 10 primary care centres
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Company secures €20 million investment for 10 primary care centres

Dec 3rd 2012, 11:27 AM 3,902 Views 4 Comments

Centric Health said this investment from Metric Capital Partners will lead to the creation of 200 jobs in Ireland.

# job-creation - Friday 26 October, 2012

40 new jobs for Kepak in Cork
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

40 new jobs for Kepak in Cork

Oct 26th 2012, 1:00 PM 5,374 Views 9 Comments

In addition to the 60 jobs already filled, Kepak will create 100 new jobs in a 12 month period.

# job-creation - Monday 22 October, 2012

IBEC demands 'pro-jobs Budget' as forecast for 2013 is lowered
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

IBEC demands 'pro-jobs Budget' as forecast for 2013 is lowered

Oct 22nd 2012, 6:45 AM 3,206 Views 29 Comments

The business group says plans to increase PRSI or make employers cover sick will hamper job creation.

# job-creation - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Poll: Are you satisfied with the government's progress in job creation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you satisfied with the government's progress in job creation?

Oct 11th 2012, 9:54 AM 7,878 Views 133 Comments

As news breaks of the second big job announcement this week we ask: Are you happy with the government’s progress in job creation?

# job-creation - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent
# Jobs
# Jobs

Department defends underspend as unemployment stays at 14.8 per cent

Oct 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,991 Views 43 Comments

The Department of Jobs has said that its performance must relate to services delivered and not money spent as figures show it underspent by €85 million in the first three quarters of 2012.

# job-creation - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Starting tonight: an epic week for the global economy
# Bombast
# Bombast

Starting tonight: an epic week for the global economy

Sep 2nd 2012, 3:59 PM 6,048 Views 16 Comments

This week we’ll hear from Mario Draghi and Barack Obama, as well as finding out more about job creation and manufacturing.

# job-creation - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Elves wanted: grinches need not apply
# Job Fairy
From The Daily Edge
# Job Fairy

Elves wanted: grinches need not apply

Aug 29th 2012, 4:45 PM 10,339 Views 19 Comments

Roll up, roll up. Carlow shop has 85 job openings for elf positions this Christmas.

# job-creation - Monday 23 July, 2012

Hireland powers past 5,000 pledges and 2,000 jobs in its first six months
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Hireland powers past 5,000 pledges and 2,000 jobs in its first six months

Jul 23rd 2012, 3:50 PM 5,385 Views 9 Comments

The voluntary initiative has helped answer Ireland’s call for jobs in its first six months.

# job-creation - Monday 21 May, 2012

Column: Job creation is too important for party politics. Let’s work together.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Job creation is too important for party politics. Let’s work together.

May 21st 2012, 7:30 PM 36 Views 72 Comments

Writing for TheJournal.ie, Micheál Martin explains why Fianna Fáil’s new plan to tackle youth unemployment should be seriously considered.

# job-creation - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Half of proceeds from sale of State assets can be used for jobs - Howlin
# State Assets
# State Assets

Half of proceeds from sale of State assets can be used for jobs - Howlin

May 17th 2012, 8:52 AM 1,476 Views 42 Comments

The Public Expenditure and Reform Minister said that negotiations with the Troika had yielded such an agreement with the other half of the money being leveraged for further stimulus measures.

# job-creation - Friday 16 March, 2012

Bruton announces €60m round of venture capital funding
# Venture Capital
# Venture Capital

Bruton announces €60m round of venture capital funding

Mar 16th 2012, 8:46 AM 1,404 Views 15 Comments

The minister says the aim is to bring new investment and experience to Ireland to generate employment.

# job-creation - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Hireland has secured employment for 150 people
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Hireland has secured employment for 150 people

Feb 21st 2012, 1:45 PM 4,367 Views 20 Comments

Almost 600 companies have pledged more than 2,500 jobs just one month after launch.

# job-creation - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

# job-creation - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

New CSO figures reveal negative job creation in 2010
# Job Churn
# Job Churn

New CSO figures reveal negative job creation in 2010

Jan 31st 2012, 2:34 PM 1,673 Views 9 Comments

The new job churn data shows that net job creation was minus six per cent.

# job-creation - Sunday 22 January, 2012

57 ways to create jobs according to the Seanad
# Jobs
# Jobs

57 ways to create jobs according to the Seanad

Jan 22nd 2012, 8:30 AM 8,548 Views 104 Comments

The upper house of the Oireachtas had a ‘think tank’ session this week and these are the suggestions they came up with to get Ireland working. What do you think?

# job-creation - Friday 20 January, 2012

Senator says we should allow fracking - to create jobs
# Fracking
# Fracking

Senator says we should allow fracking - to create jobs

Jan 20th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,616 Views 117 Comments

Feargal Quinn suggests that companies could be asked to put up a bond equal to the clean-up cost of any possible environmental damage.

# job-creation - Thursday 17 November, 2011

In bullet points: IBEC's plan to generate 25,000 jobs and €2.4bn in tax
# Grand Plan
# Grand Plan

In bullet points: IBEC's plan to generate 25,000 jobs and €2.4bn in tax

Nov 17th 2011, 7:00 AM 2,004 Views 17 Comments

The business group’s report on stimulating the domestic economy recommends changes to property tax, pensions, and social welfare payments.

# job-creation - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Fine Gael promises jobs creation law within 100 days of power
# GE11
# GE11

Fine Gael promises jobs creation law within 100 days of power

Feb 22nd 2011, 6:44 PM 958 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny says his party is the only one nurturing Ireland’s youth, and will produce a bill to create jobs for them.

# job-creation - Friday 3 December, 2010

FG and Labour launch alternative budget proposals

FG and Labour launch alternative budget proposals

Dec 3rd 2010, 12:29 PM 784 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael would hold off on increases to income tax until the economic recovery creates new jobs, according to its budget plan.

# job-creation - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Paddy Power delight with 500 jobs boost...
# Jobs
# Jobs

Paddy Power delight with 500 jobs boost...

Nov 17th 2010, 4:07 PM 645 Views 0 Comments

…which Minister Batt O’Keeffe describes as aligned with the Government’s ‘pro-business policy environment’.