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#Minister for Jobs

# minister-for-jobs - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

'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.

# minister-for-jobs - Friday 9 January, 2015

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

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

# minister-for-jobs - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Friday 18 July, 2014

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

A total of €59 million was invested last year.

# minister-for-jobs - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Thursday 27 March, 2014

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

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

# minister-for-jobs - Thursday 13 March, 2014

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Saturday 4 January, 2014

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Monday 30 September, 2013

TripAdvisor is coming to Dublin with 50 new jobs

The new positions are in web engineering and the company has already started accepting applications.

# minister-for-jobs - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Thursday 8 August, 2013

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

The company is looking to create a software development team in the county.

# minister-for-jobs - Monday 22 April, 2013

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Monday 25 February, 2013

€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.

# minister-for-jobs - Friday 21 December, 2012

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Monday 17 December, 2012

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Monday 3 December, 2012

Dropbox to open office in Dublin

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

# minister-for-jobs - Monday 26 November, 2012

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Friday 23 November, 2012

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Thursday 1 November, 2012

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Monday 15 October, 2012

€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.

# minister-for-jobs - Sunday 7 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Die Hard

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

# minister-for-jobs - 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.

# minister-for-jobs - Monday 28 May, 2012

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

500 new jobs announced for Dublin and Galway

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

# minister-for-jobs - Friday 9 March, 2012

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Monday 27 February, 2012

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Monday 13 February, 2012

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 - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

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.

# minister-for-jobs - Thursday 27 October, 2011

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-for-jobs - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

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-for-jobs - Saturday 11 June, 2011

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.