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#Job Creation

# job-creation - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Boost for Sligo as outsourcing firm Abtran announces 350 jobs

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?’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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

Elves wanted: grinches need not apply

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

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.

Writing for, 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

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

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

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

# job-creation - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am, including: Enda heads Stateside (again), penalties for jobseekers turning down work, and good news on the jobs front for Dublin.

# job-creation - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

New CSO figures reveal negative job creation in 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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