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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Minister for Jobs

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'We want Bose to reconsider, closing this plant is going to hit the county hard'
Siptu is meeting with senior management at the audio company to appeal for them to reconsider the closure of a Monaghan facility.
New €85 million fund for life sciences to create jobs and investment
The State has invested more than €15 million to the fund.
Will Enda be cutting the top rate of tax?
Taoiseach Enda Kenny wants a 1% cut in the top tax rate, it is being reported.
Companies received €5m more in venture capital from Enterprise Ireland last year
A total of €59 million was invested last year.
Venture capitalists set up in Dublin to provide €172 million to Life Sciences sector
Lightstone Ventures will be using the city as a base for its European operations.
€3.5bn: Intel makes biggest private investment in history of State
This project in Kildare is also creating 5,000 construction jobs.
From 'Mighty Mouse' to 'Church Mouse': Dara Calleary on Enda Kenny's week
The Fianna Fáil TD said the Taoiseach’s ‘army of spin doctors’ played up Frank Flannery’s resignation but stayed silent on Alan Shatter.
Joint trade mission will see Bruton travel to the Singapore Airshow
Minister Richard Bruton will make the trip next month with UK and Northern Ireland ministers.
Taoiseach and Jobs Minister head to Gulf for 'ambitious' trade mission
They will be accompanied by representatives from almost 90 companies, visiting Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.
TripAdvisor is coming to Dublin with 50 new jobs
The new positions are in web engineering and the company has already started accepting applications.
Surge in number of women seeking start-up funding
Enterprise Ireland has just released its latest funding initiative as part of a drive to boost the number of high potential start-ups being led by women.
Good news for Sligo: 45 new jobs in online retail business
The company is looking to create a software development team in the county.
Government launches plan to create 20,000 new manufacturing jobs by 2016
The plan recommends building on areas of strength like pharmaceuticals and ICT while offering funds for start-ups and targeting skills shortages.
€300m to be invested in research centres in 'unprecedented' move
The largest ever co-funded investment in Ireland will see €200 million coming from Irish Exchequer funding, with a further €100 million coming from industry.
New legislation to reduce red tape and cut costs for start-ups
The Companies Bill, published today by Minister Richard Bruton, is the largest substantive piece of legislation in the history of the State.
250 jobs to be created at Wexford call centre
The new jobs will be created over the next ten months at Eishtec, an Irish company set up in 2011.
More than 30 jobs to be created by eReading company in Dublin
Kobo is to set up a software development centre in Dublin creating the highly-skilled jobs.
Dropbox to open office in Dublin
This is the first office that Dropbox has opened outside of the United States.
Minister Bruton opens Cloud Computing Centre in DCU
The €6 million funded centre hopes to make Ireland a world leader in this fast-growing sector.
Potential for 10,000 extra jobs in green economy by 2015 - Bruton
The Green economy is worth more than €3 trillion worldwide and employs more than 30 million people.
Scientists warn of potential conflict of interest at Government science body
The Government has announced plans for the head of Science Foundation Ireland to also become the Chief Scientific Adviser – but scientists say this will be a conflict of interest.
€8 million invested into Dublin facility for Munich Re
The company is one of the largest reinsurers in the world and will also create 17 jobs at its strategic R&D facility.
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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.
Amazon to create 100 jobs in Dublin
The online retailer is seeking people to work as support engineers and software developers as well as in other roles. The announcement has been welcomed by the IDA and Minister Richard Bruton.
70 jobs to be created in Dublin by gift voucher company
Smartbox has already started recruiting for the first 50 new jobs for its Dublin operations.
500 new jobs announced for Dublin and Galway
Pharmaceutical company Mylan has said the jobs will be created between now and 2016.
50 jobs created in Dublin by jobs search engine company
Indeed has opened its European headquarters in Dublin and says the jobs will be in sales and customer support functions.
Pharma company Lilly to create up to 200 new jobs in Cork
The company is to invest €330 million at a new plant in Kinsale.
Column: Cutting wages won't fix the jobs crisis. We need a new approach.
There are 26 applicants for every job in Ireland – so it’s time to stop treating this as an economic problem to solve and instead see it as a social crisis, writes Patrick Nulty.
Government to launch major jobs plan to tackle unemployment crisis
The Action Plan on Jobs, due to be launched later today, aims to create 100,000 new jobs in Ireland by 2016.
Minister for Jobs tells both sides in Vita Cortex dispute: it's time to talk
Richard Bruton has encouraged both sides in the dispute to meet – and has asked the Labour Relations Commission to be on stand-by to assist.
Over 130 new jobs created as IT companies announce expansion into Ireland
Meanwhile, three US-based technology companies announce the establishment of new international headquarters in Dublin.
Minister Bruton travels to meet with MBNA staff
The Minister will speak to staff and management at the company following the news that MBNA is to close its UK and Irish operations.
Minister Richard Bruton travels to promote Ireland to high-tech sector in US
Minister says he will be particularly focusing on the IT and biotech sectors – and reminding potential investors that Ireland’s corporate tax rate remains unchanged.