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# jobwatch - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The IDA says more people in Ireland are working for its clients than ever before

Job losses within IDA companies were at their lowest level since 1997 – but it doesn’t expect that trend to continue.

# jobwatch - Sunday 3 May, 2015

# jobwatch - Friday 14 November, 2014

Good news: 400 jobs for west Dublin in giant pharma investment

About 1,000 jobs will also be created building the new Bristol-Myers Squibb factory.

# jobwatch - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Almost 400 jobs to go at Bombardier in Belfast

The company is currently undergoing a global restructuring, in which 1,800 jobs are at risk.

# jobwatch - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Online ticket seller Viagogo to employ 'hundreds' at new Limerick base

A newly built facility is due to open later this year.

# jobwatch - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

EU employment is struggling, with Ireland below average

The amount of people working in Europe has decreased, and still hasn’t recovered from the financial crisis.

# jobwatch - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Irish employers are still wary of staff with excessive tattoos

73 per cent were “unlikely to employ someone” who had a lot of tattoos.

# jobwatch - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Taoiseach warns of risk of 'welfare dependency' despite falling unemployment

An Taoiseach made the comments as Live Register declined for the 22nd consecutive month.

# jobwatch - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Irish Examiner group is cutting more than 50 jobs

Landmark Media Investments informed staff of the news at the newspaper’s Cork office today.

# jobwatch - Friday 28 March, 2014

Hundreds of jobs expected under Tallaght shopping centre expansion

The Square will be expanded by almost half its current size.

# jobwatch - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Play Skyrim? The developer is hiring 250 customer support jobs in Galway

They’re looking for 70 French speakers, 30 German speakers as well as 150 English speakers.

# jobwatch - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Back to grind for Enda, Ukraine and Seachtain Na Gaeilge...everything happening in Leinster House today

Everything you wanted to know about the Oireachtas today but were too afraid to ask…

# jobwatch - Thursday 27 February, 2014

New year, new jobs plan as Government keeps it local

Without going into specifics, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that he did not want to see the cost of employing people increase.

# jobwatch - Friday 21 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know today as we head towards the weekend.

# jobwatch - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Lidl creates over 50 new jobs in three new stores

The stores will open in Galway, Cork and Donegal.

# jobwatch - Monday 10 February, 2014

Government trumpets 50 new jobs at Jazz Pharmaceuticals

The company are to build a new plant by 2016 which will employ up to 160 people during construction.

# jobwatch - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Government say this morning's Cabinet meeting is '#allaboutjobs'

The Taoiseach had promised a a “real relentless push” on employment in 2014, today they will hold a special meeting on the issue.

# jobwatch - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

'The Irish economy has turned the corner' - ESRI

The ESRI are predicted strong GNP growth and unemployment falls next year, driven by improving domestic demand.

# jobwatch - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

We don’t intend to lose the discipline that's been put in the system by the Troika - Taoiseach

Launching a new economic strategy today, the Government says they want unemployment down to 10 per cent by 2016 and under 6 per cent by 2020.

# jobwatch - Monday 16 December, 2013

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Watch: IDA Ireland announces investment by Santa Claus

He’s coming to a town or greenfield site near you.

Home for Christmas? Stay and check out job prospects says recruiter

Recruitment agency Servisource says that there are particular skill shortages in the areas of nursing and construction.

# jobwatch - Friday 13 December, 2013

Employment growth in Ireland outpaces the eurozone says EU stats office

EU figures show that employment grew by 1.1 per cent in Ireland between July and September, second only to Portugal.

# jobwatch - Monday 9 December, 2013

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion UL

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion

The plan includes a new city centre campus, facilities at University Hospital Limerick and a team training centre for Munster Rugby.

# jobwatch - Thursday 21 November, 2013

10 more years! New Tara Mines lease means 650 jobs are retained

The Navan zinc and lead mine, which is the largest Zinc mine in Europe, has been in operation since 1977.

# jobwatch - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Up to 50 jobs at risk at Essentra Packaging in Waterford

The company are to initiate a 30-day ‘consultation period’ on the future of their plant in the city.

# jobwatch - Monday 4 November, 2013

More upskilling courses needed to cash in on ICT growth

A Forfás report has called for more and better ICT courses and says that for social welfare changes should be introduced to encourage take-up.

# jobwatch - Thursday 26 September, 2013

NAMA expects to hire up to 220 staff to deal with loans from IBRC's liquidation

CEO Brendan McDonagh told the Oireachtas public accounts committee that taking on loans from IBRC represents “a major challenge for NAMA”.

# jobwatch - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Brutally honest job rejection letters you wouldn't like to get

“The work you sent us is quite terrible.” Oh.

# jobwatch - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Fewer job opportunities in April when compared with last year

Professionals looking for new jobs also increased by 5 per cent in April.

# jobwatch - Monday 3 December, 2012

Dropbox to open office in Dublin

This is the first office that Dropbox has opened outside of the United States.

# jobwatch - Friday 14 September, 2012

40 jobs to be created in Dublin by mobile payment company

SumUp, which helps small businesses take payments using mobile technology, is setting up a customer support centre in Dublin.

# jobwatch - Friday 25 May, 2012

140 jobs to be created by seafood companies

The jobs will be created around the country after a new investment of €15 million in the industry.

# jobwatch - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

The nine stories you need to know this morning, including: 1,000 more internships on JobBridge, the underwear bomber turns out to be a double agent, and all the details on the new social welfare ID card…

# jobwatch - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

O2 to cut 120 jobs in Ireland

The company is looking for voluntary redundancies from its workforce of 1,100 people.

# jobwatch - Friday 11 March, 2011

RTÉ to shed up to 60 jobs because of 'financial situation'

The national broadcaster has announced the news following a meeting with trade union this morning.