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#Minister for Jobs

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'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 16,274 Views 30 Comments

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
# Support
# Support

New €85 million fund for life sciences to create jobs and investment

Jan 9th 2015, 9:48 AM 5,220 Views 3 Comments

The State has invested more than €15 million to the fund.

Will Enda be cutting the top rate of tax?
# Snip Snip
# Snip Snip

Will Enda be cutting the top rate of tax?

Sep 21st 2014, 8:03 PM 18,767 Views 66 Comments

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
# Funding
# Funding

Companies received €5m more in venture capital from Enterprise Ireland last year

Jul 18th 2014, 1:03 PM 3,334 Views 3 Comments

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
# Lightstone Ventures

Venture capitalists set up in Dublin to provide €172 million to Life Sciences sector

May 20th 2014, 7:50 AM 5,099 Views 7 Comments

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
# Billions And Billions
# Billions And Billions

€3.5bn: Intel makes biggest private investment in history of State

Mar 27th 2014, 9:45 AM 24,024 Views 77 Comments

This project in Kildare is also creating 5,000 construction jobs.

From 'Mighty Mouse' to 'Church Mouse': Dara Calleary on Enda Kenny's week
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

From 'Mighty Mouse' to 'Church Mouse': Dara Calleary on Enda Kenny's week

Mar 13th 2014, 2:10 PM 6,582 Views 17 Comments

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
# Aviation
# Aviation

Joint trade mission will see Bruton travel to the Singapore Airshow

Jan 21st 2014, 3:48 PM 3,922 Views 20 Comments

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
# Year Of Jobs
# Year Of Jobs

Taoiseach and Jobs Minister head to Gulf for 'ambitious' trade mission

Jan 4th 2014, 9:01 AM 7,438 Views 108 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

TripAdvisor is coming to Dublin with 50 new jobs

Sep 30th 2013, 12:39 PM 6,980 Views 20 Comments

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
# Enterprise Ireland

Surge in number of women seeking start-up funding

Aug 27th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,411 Views 20 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Good news for Sligo: 45 new jobs in online retail business

Aug 8th 2013, 6:15 AM 5,766 Views 9 Comments

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
# Manufacturing
# Manufacturing

Government launches plan to create 20,000 new manufacturing jobs by 2016

Apr 22nd 2013, 12:13 PM 6,120 Views 58 Comments

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
# Research Funding
# Research Funding

€300m to be invested in research centres in 'unprecedented' move

Feb 25th 2013, 10:37 AM 5,057 Views 42 Comments

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
# Companies
# Companies

New legislation to reduce red tape and cut costs for start-ups

Dec 21st 2012, 7:01 PM 5,373 Views 14 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

250 jobs to be created at Wexford call centre

Dec 17th 2012, 10:08 AM 5,956 Views 26 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

More than 30 jobs to be created by eReading company in Dublin

Dec 12th 2012, 7:32 AM 4,936 Views 16 Comments

Kobo is to set up a software development centre in Dublin creating the highly-skilled jobs.

Dropbox to open office in Dublin
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Dropbox to open office in Dublin

Dec 3rd 2012, 7:32 AM 9,768 Views 25 Comments

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

Minister Bruton opens Cloud Computing Centre in DCU
# Cloud Computing
# Cloud Computing

Minister Bruton opens Cloud Computing Centre in DCU

Nov 26th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,240 Views 11 Comments

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
# Green Economy
# Green Economy

Potential for 10,000 extra jobs in green economy by 2015 - Bruton

Nov 23rd 2012, 2:48 PM 5,171 Views 33 Comments

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
# Science Foundation Ireland
# Science Foundation Ireland

Scientists warn of potential conflict of interest at Government science body

Nov 1st 2012, 6:30 AM 5,050 Views 9 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

€8 million invested into Dublin facility for Munich Re

Oct 15th 2012, 7:21 AM 6,792 Views 18 Comments

The company is one of the largest reinsurers in the world and will also create 17 jobs at its strategic R&D facility.

The Evening Fix... now with added Die Hard
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Die Hard

Oct 7th 2012, 8:00 PM 14,339 Views 8 Comments

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

40 jobs to be created in Dublin by mobile payment company
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

40 jobs to be created in Dublin by mobile payment company

Sep 14th 2012, 8:02 AM 5,705 Views 22 Comments

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
# Amazon
# Amazon

Amazon to create 100 jobs in Dublin

May 28th 2012, 10:10 AM 3,990 Views 19 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

70 jobs to be created in Dublin by gift voucher company

May 23rd 2012, 8:30 AM 3,080 Views 11 Comments

Smartbox has already started recruiting for the first 50 new jobs for its Dublin operations.

500 new jobs announced for Dublin and Galway
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

500 new jobs announced for Dublin and Galway

Apr 18th 2012, 2:00 PM 5,937 Views 27 Comments

Pharmaceutical company Mylan has said the jobs will be created between now and 2016.

50 jobs created in Dublin by jobs search engine company
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

50 jobs created in Dublin by jobs search engine company

Mar 9th 2012, 8:24 AM 2,732 Views 6 Comments

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
# Jobs
# Jobs

Pharma company Lilly to create up to 200 new jobs in Cork

Feb 27th 2012, 12:25 PM 2,417 Views 21 Comments

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.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Cutting wages won't fix the jobs crisis. We need a new approach.

Feb 13th 2012, 7:15 PM 30 Views 45 Comments

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
# Jobs
# Jobs

Government to launch major jobs plan to tackle unemployment crisis

Feb 13th 2012, 10:43 AM 1,747 Views 17 Comments

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
# Vita Cortex
# Vita Cortex

Minister for Jobs tells both sides in Vita Cortex dispute: it's time to talk

Jan 3rd 2012, 7:07 PM 1,610 Views 13 Comments

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
# Jobs
# Jobs

Over 130 new jobs created as IT companies announce expansion into Ireland

Oct 27th 2011, 8:37 AM 883 Views 10 Comments

Meanwhile, three US-based technology companies announce the establishment of new international headquarters in Dublin.

Minister Bruton travels to meet with MBNA staff
# Jobs
# Jobs

Minister Bruton travels to meet with MBNA staff

Aug 31st 2011, 10:23 AM 400 Views 0 Comments

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
# US Trip
# US Trip

Minister Richard Bruton travels to promote Ireland to high-tech sector in US

Jun 11th 2011, 2:48 PM 607 Views 16 Comments

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.