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#Job Losses

# job-losses - Friday 22 February, 2019

This town in Longford is the most at-risk place from job automation in the country
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

This town in Longford is the most at-risk place from job automation in the country

Feb 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 29,400 Views 35 Comments

Research from University College Cork has identified the top 10 most at-risk towns in Ireland for the first time.

# job-losses - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Jaguar Land Rover announces plans to cut global workforce by 4,500
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Jaguar Land Rover announces plans to cut global workforce by 4,500

Jan 10th 2019, 1:31 PM 18,073 Views 30 Comments

Meanwhile, Ford has announced a number of job cuts, as it plans a restructuring of its European operations.

# job-losses - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs
# Midlands
# Midlands

Bord na Móna expected to announce plans to cut 300 jobs

Oct 23rd 2018, 8:08 PM 16,103 Views 41 Comments

A restructuring of the company to decarbonise its business over ten years is expected to be announced tomorrow.

# job-losses - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Coca-Cola has been told to pay 'winding down' fees to sacked Kildare workers

Sep 29th 2018, 6:00 PM 27,375 Views 17 Comments

The soft drinks giant is closing its Athy factory and moving production to Mayo.

# job-losses - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Blow for Sligo as 165 jobs to go at GSK manufacturing site
# Stiefel Laboratories
# Stiefel Laboratories

Blow for Sligo as 165 jobs to go at GSK manufacturing site

Aug 16th 2018, 12:59 PM 24,524 Views 21 Comments

Fine Gael TD Tony McLoughlin called it a “very disappointing announcement for Sligo”.

# job-losses - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Ryanair warns of possible redundancies, plans to cut 20% of Irish-based fleet
# Ryanair Strike
# Ryanair Strike

Ryanair warns of possible redundancies, plans to cut 20% of Irish-based fleet

Jul 25th 2018, 8:45 AM 22,493 Views 77 Comments

The company claims the move is partly to do with ongoing strike action by pilots.

# job-losses - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Dealz has been ordered to shutter one of its Dublin stores
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Dealz has been ordered to shutter one of its Dublin stores

Feb 25th 2018, 4:00 PM 142,814 Views 74 Comments

An Bord Pleanála has said the British-owned retailer’s Fonthill store is breaking planning rules.

# job-losses - Thursday 4 May, 2017

At least 69 jobs to go as Bord na Móna confirms plans to close Tipperary plant
# Littleton
# Littleton

At least 69 jobs to go as Bord na Móna confirms plans to close Tipperary plant

May 4th 2017, 4:36 PM 10,280 Views 28 Comments

Unions have said that they will not accept the plant’s closure.

# job-losses - Friday 14 April, 2017

'A huge shock': Workers at Roscommon cigar factory facing redundancy
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

'A huge shock': Workers at Roscommon cigar factory facing redundancy

Apr 14th 2017, 8:00 AM 30,448 Views 40 Comments

Local TD Michael Fitzmaurice said he is “dismayed” at the news.

# job-losses - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'Jobs like these don't just waltz in easily': Huge blow to Nenagh as plant to close
# Reaction
# Reaction

'Jobs like these don't just waltz in easily': Huge blow to Nenagh as plant to close

Mar 14th 2017, 2:45 PM 14,635 Views 20 Comments

The jobs have been described as the “life blood” of the economy in Nenagh.

200 jobs affected as Coty plant in Nenagh to close
# Beauty Products
# Beauty Products

200 jobs affected as Coty plant in Nenagh to close

Mar 14th 2017, 1:20 PM 14,703 Views 18 Comments

Max Factor manufacturer Coty met with staff today to announce the closure of its Tipperary plant.

# job-losses - Saturday 25 February, 2017

A quarter of the cash from Clerys' liquidation has gone to accountants and lawyers
# Under The Clock
# Under The Clock

A quarter of the cash from Clerys' liquidation has gone to accountants and lawyers

Feb 25th 2017, 7:05 AM 9,300 Views 19 Comments

The state was forced to pick up the €2 million tab for sacked workers’ redundancy entitlements.

# job-losses - Thursday 9 February, 2017

'We're very worried': Locals react as HP Inc to shut with loss of 500 jobs
# Bracing Themselves
# Bracing Themselves

'We're very worried': Locals react as HP Inc to shut with loss of 500 jobs

Feb 9th 2017, 6:15 AM 17,535 Views 10 Comments

With redundancies to begin in July, the town of Leixlip is preparing for the mass exodus.

# job-losses - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Troubled charity GOAL seeking up to 25 redundancies
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Troubled charity GOAL seeking up to 25 redundancies

Jan 5th 2017, 10:50 AM 17,515 Views 38 Comments

The news caps a difficult 2016 for the charity.

# job-losses - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Fears up to 100 Yelp jobs will be lost in Dublin
# European HQ
# European HQ

Fears up to 100 Yelp jobs will be lost in Dublin

Nov 3rd 2016, 8:47 AM 11,323 Views 19 Comments

The company’s co-founder said the decision to cut up to 175 jobs worldwide was not an easy one.

# job-losses - Thursday 6 October, 2016

AIB is laying off around 150 people
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

AIB is laying off around 150 people

Oct 6th 2016, 5:34 PM 26,095 Views 32 Comments

The Financial Services Union says it is concerned about the redundancies.

# job-losses - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Liberty Insurance set to slash 70 jobs in Dublin and Cavan
# Redundancies
# Redundancies

Liberty Insurance set to slash 70 jobs in Dublin and Cavan

Jun 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 13,824 Views 27 Comments

The redundancies come as part of a restructuring to deal with “challenging market conditions”.

# job-losses - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Over 200 jobs lost across four counties as family business goes into receivership
# Mccormacks Oil
# Mccormacks Oil

Over 200 jobs lost across four counties as family business goes into receivership

Jun 15th 2016, 7:00 PM 40,633 Views 34 Comments

Excol Oil Limited has gone into receivership, with the immediate closure of all its interests.

# job-losses - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

More than 200 jobs set to go at Clare pharmaceutical plant
# Shutting Down
# Shutting Down

More than 200 jobs set to go at Clare pharmaceutical plant

May 18th 2016, 9:06 AM 13,085 Views 41 Comments

Plans announced last November to close the Roche’s Clare-based plant are going ahead after failure to secure a buyer.

# job-losses - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Job losses: Intel workers being told about 'separation programmes'
# Separation Program
# Separation Program

Job losses: Intel workers being told about 'separation programmes'

May 4th 2016, 12:45 PM 31,875 Views 50 Comments

Meetings are happening on a one-to-one basis today.

# job-losses - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Confirmed: Intel to cut jobs in Ireland
# Kildare
# Kildare

Confirmed: Intel to cut jobs in Ireland

Apr 28th 2016, 12:52 PM 57,628 Views 137 Comments

The company employs 5,000 people on their Kildare campus.

# job-losses - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Intel is laying off 12,000 staff - but no word on Irish jobs yet
# Leixlip
# Leixlip

Intel is laying off 12,000 staff - but no word on Irish jobs yet

Apr 19th 2016, 10:29 PM 21,484 Views 54 Comments

The company says that it is not commenting on specifics just yet.

# job-losses - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Paddy Power to cut 300 jobs after Betfair merger
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Paddy Power to cut 300 jobs after Betfair merger

Apr 5th 2016, 10:06 AM 17,520 Views 27 Comments

It is unclear which branches in Ireland will be impacted by the job losses.

# job-losses - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Tipperary pharma plant to close with 100 job losses
# Cashel
# Cashel

Tipperary pharma plant to close with 100 job losses

Mar 31st 2016, 2:08 PM 19,208 Views 21 Comments

Workers at the Ranbaxy plant were informed of the decision today.

# job-losses - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Almost 580 jobs to go as liquidator appointed to Xtra-vision
# BUST
From Business ETC
# BUST

Almost 580 jobs to go as liquidator appointed to Xtra-vision

Jan 27th 2016, 11:13 PM 54,561 Views 153 Comments

The movie chain blamed poor Christmas sales and the declining rental market.

# job-losses - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Yahoo is being squeezed to cut costs and its Irish staff could be in the firing line
# Downsizing
# Downsizing

Yahoo is being squeezed to cut costs and its Irish staff could be in the firing line

Jan 7th 2016, 11:59 AM 11,473 Views 17 Comments

The company opened a new EMEA office in Dublin last year.

# job-losses - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Almost 100 jobs to go as SuperValu closes stores in Carlow and Tipperary
# Gone
# Gone

Almost 100 jobs to go as SuperValu closes stores in Carlow and Tipperary

Dec 2nd 2015, 7:24 PM 23,653 Views 40 Comments

SuperValu managing director Martin Kelleher said the decision “had not been made lightly”.

# job-losses - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Xtra-vision to close 28 stores after Christmas
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Xtra-vision to close 28 stores after Christmas

Nov 21st 2015, 2:41 PM 43,116 Views 100 Comments

It’s understood that the decline in DVD rental is causing the closures.

# job-losses - Friday 13 November, 2015

Roche Ireland boss had no advance notice of decision to close Clare plant
# 240 Jobs
# 240 Jobs

Roche Ireland boss had no advance notice of decision to close Clare plant

Nov 13th 2015, 9:23 AM 26,471 Views 42 Comments

The pharma giant is pulling out of Clarecastle, leaving 240 jobs in the balance.

# job-losses - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Liberty Insurance is slashing 270 jobs across Ireland to deal with UK losses
# Cut Your Losses
# Cut Your Losses

Liberty Insurance is slashing 270 jobs across Ireland to deal with UK losses

Jun 25th 2015, 10:55 PM 22,382 Views 94 Comments

The company employs over 1,000 people across the island of Ireland.

# job-losses - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From 1997 to 2015: Comparing a pre-Celtic Tiger liquidation to recession company busts
# Immoral Activity
# Immoral Activity

From 1997 to 2015: Comparing a pre-Celtic Tiger liquidation to recession company busts

Jun 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,081 Views 22 Comments

The sale of Clerys with the loss of almost 500 jobs last week serves as an uncomfortable reminder of just how vulnerable workers are when a company ceases to exist.

# job-losses - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

'After decades in Clerys, they wouldn't even let us take our things from the lockers'
# Clerys
# Clerys

'After decades in Clerys, they wouldn't even let us take our things from the lockers'

Jun 17th 2015, 6:05 AM 16,042 Views 42 Comments

Former Clerys workers struck a defiant tone at yesterday’s protest against job losses.

# job-losses - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Hundreds turn out for angry protest against Clerys job losses
# Liquidated
# Liquidated

Hundreds turn out for angry protest against Clerys job losses

Jun 16th 2015, 3:40 PM 24,443 Views 91 Comments

The new owners, the Natrium consortium, closed the business on Friday without warning.

# job-losses - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Loan company Wonga to close Dublin office, cutting 175 jobs
# Payday Loans
# Payday Loans

Loan company Wonga to close Dublin office, cutting 175 jobs

Feb 25th 2015, 3:40 PM 14,573 Views 37 Comments

The company says it is restructuring how it does business.

# job-losses - Thursday 19 February, 2015

170 jobs at risk as UPC moves roles to Philippines
# Bad News
# Bad News

170 jobs at risk as UPC moves roles to Philippines

Feb 19th 2015, 8:18 PM 23,119 Views 83 Comments

Facilities in Dublin, Limerick, Galway, Cork and Waterford will be affected.

# job-losses - Thursday 29 January, 2015

IAG is a 'predator hovering over Aer Lingus'
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

IAG is a 'predator hovering over Aer Lingus'

Jan 29th 2015, 3:55 PM 12,302 Views 86 Comments

The Transport Committee has been told that selling Aer Lingus share would ‘devastate’ Ireland’s economy and connectivity

# job-losses - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

'We want Bose to reconsider, closing this plant is going to hit the county hard'
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

'We want Bose to reconsider, closing this plant is going to hit the county hard'

Jan 27th 2015, 5:23 PM 16,270 Views 27 Comments

Siptu is meeting with senior management at the audio company to appeal for them to reconsider the closure of a Monaghan facility.

# job-losses - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Shock in Monaghan as Bose closure sees 140 jobs axed
# Gone
# Gone

Shock in Monaghan as Bose closure sees 140 jobs axed

Jan 22nd 2015, 6:25 PM 23,194 Views 33 Comments

The company had been manufacturing audio systems in Monaghan since 1978, but will wind down and cease operations in April.

# job-losses - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Tesco wants to take a razor to its costs - and 350 Irish staff are out the door
# Out To Market
# Out To Market

Tesco wants to take a razor to its costs - and 350 Irish staff are out the door

Jan 8th 2015, 1:13 PM 33,504 Views 88 Comments

The night-shift workers are taking redundancy and 90 of their jobs won’t be replaced.

# job-losses - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

140 staff let go as iconic Bewley's café in Dublin closes for six months
# Rent
# Rent

140 staff let go as iconic Bewley's café in Dublin closes for six months

Jan 6th 2015, 11:57 AM 30,551 Views 56 Comments

The cafe’s owners say it is currently significantly loss making.