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# Job Creation

This year
Opinion: Why aren't we investing in Ireland's remote working infrastructure?
Head of Grow Remote, John Riordan says Ireland is lagging behind other countries in facilitating a potentially lucrative growth in remote working.
All time
Dealz confirms €20 million expansion across Ireland over next three years
The discount retailer said this could lead to up to 500 jobs being created in that time.
Boost for Sligo as outsourcing firm Abtran announces 350 jobs
Abtran currently employs over 2,000 people in Cork, Dublin, Kildare and Southern India.
FactCheck: Were 135,000 new jobs really gained under Fine Gael?’s GE16 FactCheck has tested one of Fine Gael’s major campaign pitches.
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.
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.
PhoneWatch to create 230 jobs in 12 regions across the country
The new roles are in engineering, sales and operational areas of the business.
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.
'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.
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.
‘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.
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.
Eishtec creates 250 jobs in Waterford and Wexford
The new positions will support UK customers on T-Mobile plans and tariffs.
Online payments company creates 10 new jobs
Willow Consulting specialises in online payments integration and ecommerce solutions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Elves wanted: grinches need not apply
Roll up, roll up. Carlow shop has 85 job openings for elf positions this Christmas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hireland has secured employment for 150 people
Almost 600 companies have pledged more than 2,500 jobs just one month after launch.
New CSO figures reveal negative job creation in 2010
The new job churn data shows that net job creation was minus six per cent.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paddy Power delight with 500 jobs boost...
…which Minister Batt O’Keeffe describes as aligned with the Government’s ‘pro-business policy environment’.