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#Job Losses

# job-losses - Monday 15 April, 2013

Column: ‘Over the past five years, I’ve seen the heart being torn from our schools’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Over the past five years, I’ve seen the heart being torn from our schools’

Apr 15th 2013, 1:00 PM 189 Views 98 Comments

Cuts to teachers’ salaries and increased taxation have left some of my colleagues just making ends meet, writes Carmel Hume.

# job-losses - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

130 jobs to go in Alkermes' Athlone facility
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

130 jobs to go in Alkermes' Athlone facility

Apr 9th 2013, 5:21 PM 6,526 Views 26 Comments

The company said the decision was made following a reduction in demand for certain pharmaceutical products.

# job-losses - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Column: The success or failure of the UK's economic strategy matters greatly to Ireland
# UK Budget
# UK Budget

Column: The success or failure of the UK's economic strategy matters greatly to Ireland

Mar 20th 2013, 7:00 AM 47 Views 6 Comments

The UK budget being announced today has implications for Ireland too, writes James Kilcourse, who says as well as being a crucial trading partner, the UK is Ireland’s biggest rival for attracting foreign direct investment.

# job-losses - Thursday 7 March, 2013

280 jobs lost as Wicklow pharma plant closes
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

280 jobs lost as Wicklow pharma plant closes

Mar 7th 2013, 9:17 AM 8,810 Views 31 Comments

The Rathdrum facility will close by the end of 2015.

# job-losses - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Hope for Irish jobs as Barclays announces 3,700 job losses
# Barclays
# Barclays

Hope for Irish jobs as Barclays announces 3,700 job losses

Feb 12th 2013, 5:46 PM 11,778 Views 2 Comments

While 1,900 of the jobs are to be lost across France, Italy, Spain and Portugal, consulations are still underway as to where the further 1,800 jobs will be cut.

# job-losses - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society
# Cuts
# Cuts

200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society

Jan 29th 2013, 8:52 PM 9,111 Views 29 Comments

Staff are to hold a meeting to discuss the possibility of industrial action after being informed of the cuts.

# job-losses - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Shop that warned of high rents closes with 8 jobs lost
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Shop that warned of high rents closes with 8 jobs lost

Jan 9th 2013, 12:49 PM 15,029 Views 60 Comments

The owner of Korky’s shoe shop on Grafton Street, Dublin 2, said he was glad that the ‘bloodletting had now stopped’.

# job-losses - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Workers to meet union after Dublin company cuts 83 jobs
# Redundancy
# Redundancy

Workers to meet union after Dublin company cuts 83 jobs

Jan 5th 2013, 3:20 PM 7,053 Views 10 Comments

Distribution firm Johnson Brothers told its employees yesterday that 83 jobs will be lost due at its plant in west Dublin due to outsourcing.

# job-losses - Friday 4 January, 2013

Distribution firm Johnson Brothers to cut 83 jobs in Dublin
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Distribution firm Johnson Brothers to cut 83 jobs in Dublin

Jan 4th 2013, 2:14 PM 7,915 Views 15 Comments

The company informed staff of the decision to outsource its warehouse and transport operations today.

# job-losses - Monday 19 November, 2012

Rebrand complete: National Irish Bank disappears
# NIB
# NIB

Rebrand complete: National Irish Bank disappears

Nov 19th 2012, 8:30 AM 7,607 Views 14 Comments

Danske has shut the bank’s branch network in order to cut costs and redirect focus.

# job-losses - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Liberty Insurance to cut 285 jobs
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Liberty Insurance to cut 285 jobs

Nov 15th 2012, 3:53 PM 6,986 Views 52 Comments

The company that took over from Quinn Insurance will make 140 redundancies in Dublin, 75 in Cavan, and 70 in Enniskillen.

# job-losses - Friday 9 November, 2012

100 job losses at Ericsson Athlone after Ericsson Sweden makes 1,550 job cuts
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

100 job losses at Ericsson Athlone after Ericsson Sweden makes 1,550 job cuts

Nov 9th 2012, 11:56 AM 6,440 Views 14 Comments

The telecommunications company hopes to reduce the workforce by February 2013.

# job-losses - Monday 24 September, 2012

PopCap to close Dublin office, 96 jobs impacted
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

PopCap to close Dublin office, 96 jobs impacted

Sep 24th 2012, 9:33 PM 11,107 Views 8 Comments

Some employees have been offered positions elsewhere in the company.

# job-losses - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Cowen wants commitment from Minister after Bord na Móna job losses
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Cowen wants commitment from Minister after Bord na Móna job losses

Sep 20th 2012, 5:33 PM 5,575 Views 28 Comments

Over 100 seasonal jobs have been lost at Bord na Móna as a result of the poor peat harvest this year, described by the company as the ‘worst year ever’

# job-losses - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Column: Making employers pay for sick leave is simply not fair
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Making employers pay for sick leave is simply not fair

Sep 19th 2012, 9:30 PM 163 Views 62 Comments

Placing social welfare costs onto businesses is an additional burden on employers and will result in job losses writes Ian Martin.

# job-losses - Friday 31 August, 2012

Up to 16 jobs at risk as Clerys branch closes
# Clerys
# Clerys

Up to 16 jobs at risk as Clerys branch closes

Aug 31st 2012, 8:29 PM 11,163 Views 11 Comments

Clerys Home Furnishings store set to close in a fortnight.

Target Express sale announced by liquidators
# Target Express
# Target Express

Target Express sale announced by liquidators

Aug 31st 2012, 7:15 PM 6,443 Views 8 Comments

Masterlink Logistics, headquarterd in Blanchardstown, is to buy the company which only recently ceased trading.

# job-losses - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Target Express workers end sit-in after meeting liquidator, department
# Target Express
# Target Express

Target Express workers end sit-in after meeting liquidator, department

Aug 30th 2012, 8:50 PM 3,921 Views 7 Comments

Junior minister Seán Sherlock has pledged funds from the state insolvency fund to support the workers’ redundancy payments.

# job-losses - Friday 3 August, 2012

Funeral of Maeve Binchy to be streamed on internet this morning
# Maeve Binchy
# Maeve Binchy

Funeral of Maeve Binchy to be streamed on internet this morning

Aug 3rd 2012, 7:51 AM 7,332 Views 9 Comments

Fans of the much-loved writer from Dalkey will be able to watch a livestream of service on RTÉ.ie

# job-losses - Friday 27 July, 2012

Permanent TSB names the 16 branches to close
# Branch Closures
# Branch Closures

Permanent TSB names the 16 branches to close

Jul 27th 2012, 8:42 AM 12,588 Views 25 Comments

Dublin and Cork to lose four branches each and three to go in Tipperary.

# job-losses - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Permanent TSB to lose 250 jobs as 16 branches shut
# Banking
# Banking

Permanent TSB to lose 250 jobs as 16 branches shut

Jul 24th 2012, 3:26 PM 6,615 Views 12 Comments

The state-owned lender will pursue an internal reorganisation, which will see it close 16 branches and consolidate others.

Cisco to axe 1,300 jobs worldwide
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Cisco to axe 1,300 jobs worldwide

Jul 24th 2012, 9:31 AM 2,221 Views 4 Comments

The global computer equipment giant said it is trimming its workforce by 2 per cent.

# job-losses - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Permanent TSB to announce branch closures within days
# Banking
# Banking

Permanent TSB to announce branch closures within days

Jul 18th 2012, 2:45 PM 5,363 Views 7 Comments

Reports on Monday suggested that Ireland will see one in every four of its bank branches shut within two years.

# job-losses - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide

Jun 14th 2012, 8:34 AM 1,934 Views 16 Comments

The struggling mobile phone company has also warned of a larger than expected loss for the second quarter of this year.

# job-losses - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

# job-losses - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Immigrants bear brunt of recession job losses, study shows
# Integration
# Integration

Immigrants bear brunt of recession job losses, study shows

Jun 5th 2012, 10:25 AM 3,385 Views 40 Comments

The unemployment rate among non-Irish nationals is now significantly higher than for those born here.

# job-losses - Thursday 24 May, 2012

HP Ireland: job losses will impact 'every business and region'
# HP Ireland
# HP Ireland

HP Ireland: job losses will impact 'every business and region'

May 24th 2012, 9:15 AM 3,082 Views 12 Comments

But there is no specific details for the 4,000 people currently employed at HP Ireland.

# job-losses - Friday 18 May, 2012

Bad news for Wexford as jobs lost at Yoplait factory
# Inch
# Inch

Bad news for Wexford as jobs lost at Yoplait factory

May 18th 2012, 9:10 AM 3,250 Views 23 Comments

Although it doesn’t mean the end of the Yop.

# job-losses - Thursday 8 March, 2012

# job-losses - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Gaming company Blizzard to cut 200 jobs in Cork
# Jobs
# Jobs

Gaming company Blizzard to cut 200 jobs in Cork

Mar 1st 2012, 8:08 AM 3,850 Views 19 Comments

The company behind World of Warcraft is to seek redundancies from among the 880 people it employs at the customer support centre at Blackpool.

# job-losses - Monday 27 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 27th 2012, 8:08 PM 4,954 Views 1 Comment

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed in one handy round-up…

Dublin print firm closes with the loss of 60 jobs
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Dublin print firm closes with the loss of 60 jobs

Feb 27th 2012, 5:34 PM 9,711 Views 36 Comments

Wood Printcraft has gone into receivership today. One staff said the closure had left the workforce “devastated”.

# job-losses - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Ulster Bank to cut 600 jobs in the Republic
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank to cut 600 jobs in the Republic

Jan 12th 2012, 10:05 AM 2,659 Views 13 Comments

The bank will shed 950 jobs in its Irish operation – North and South of the border.

Hundreds of job losses expected at Ulster Bank
# Jobs
# Jobs

Hundreds of job losses expected at Ulster Bank

Jan 12th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,447 Views 7 Comments

There are fears that more than 500 staff could be axed at the Irish arm of the UK-owned bank.

# job-losses - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Ulster Bank says it won't comment on potential job cuts
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank says it won't comment on potential job cuts

Jan 11th 2012, 2:02 PM 2,322 Views 6 Comments

There is speculation that the British-owned bank could be about the shed jobs from its 5,000 strong workforce

# job-losses - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Aviva Ireland CEO Dermot Browne to resign
# Aviva
# Aviva

Aviva Ireland CEO Dermot Browne to resign

Nov 22nd 2011, 12:40 PM 2,812 Views 2 Comments

Dermot Browne will step down at the end of the year.

# job-losses - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Publicans make demands to Government after protest
# Protest
# Protest

Publicans make demands to Government after protest

Nov 17th 2011, 5:21 PM 3,578 Views 34 Comments

The pub industry says it is haemorrhaging jobs and has called for urgent action after it suffered its worst October in over 20 years.

# job-losses - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Aviva workers vote in favour of industrial action
# Aviva
# Aviva

Aviva workers vote in favour of industrial action

Nov 3rd 2011, 1:00 PM 445 Views 6 Comments

It follows the recent announcement that 950 jobs are to be cut at the insurance company.

# job-losses - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Cork Aviva staff agree to ballot on industrial action
# Aviva
# Aviva

Cork Aviva staff agree to ballot on industrial action

Oct 22nd 2011, 12:41 PM 420 Views 5 Comments

Over 200 staff at the insurer in Cork agree unanimously to vote on industrial action – the third group agreeing to a ballot.

# job-losses - Friday 21 October, 2011

Aviva staff to ballot for industrial action next week
# Aviva
# Aviva

Aviva staff to ballot for industrial action next week

Oct 21st 2011, 10:17 AM 377 Views 4 Comments

A ballot on industrial action over job losses at the firm could open as early as next Tuesday.