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# pfizer - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Atlantic Homecare announces plans to close five stores

Stores in Dublin, Cork, Newbridge, Limerick and Galway are threatened with closure.

Pfizer confirms loss of 177 jobs at Cork manufacturing sites

Jobs at Little Island and Ringaskiddy will be lost in 2013, after the expiry of the Lipitor patent resulted in lower demand.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# pfizer - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Every morning, brings you the nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# pfizer - Thursday 2 February, 2012

One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US

Pfizer cited packaging faults as the reason for the recall as pills could be out of sequence, leading to an increased risk of unwanted pregnancies.

# pfizer - Sunday 18 December, 2011

New more palatable diet pill could be on the way

The drug, which has the codename OAP-189, is said to have no side-effects and could be on the market in the next three years.

# pfizer - Monday 12 December, 2011

Pfizer sales staff face redundancy as patent expires on cholesterol drug

Cost of drug should be driven down by production of generic versions of Lipitor – but it will also be a factor in 30 sales staff in Ireland losing their jobs.

# pfizer - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

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€19bn worth of Irish drug exports at risk as drug patents expire

A predicted fall-off in exports due to patent expiration could account for a sales drop as large as 52 per cent by 2013.

# pfizer - Monday 29 August, 2011

Amazon and Intel to showcase jobs at Dublin event next month

Pfizer, Ericsson and Deloitte are also among the companies who’ll be represented at the Career Zoo in the Mansion House.

# pfizer - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Company creating 100 Irish jobs has developed heart failure drug

Amgen – which is opening a new plant in Dun Laoghaire – announced late last week that an experimental drug may help cardiac patients’ hearts to recover function.

# pfizer - Saturday 13 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# pfizer - Friday 12 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# pfizer - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Pfizer confirms sale of Cork plant, with 35 jobs created

The manufacturing plant in Shanbally is to be sold to BioMarin, who will create 100 new jobs there.

# pfizer - Monday 4 April, 2011

Queen's visit set for May 17 as Garda holidays cancelled Exclusive

All leave is cancelled between May 16 and 25 – as officers are told to expect the Queen’s visit between May 17 and 19.

# pfizer - Monday 28 March, 2011

Pfizer seeking up to 80 voluntary Clondalkin redundancies

The rebuilding of some research laboratories will mean Pfizer has to lay off between 60 and 80 staff in Clondalkin.

# pfizer - Monday 21 March, 2011

Almost 4 in 5 Irish smokers want to kick the habit

European survey finds that Ireland’s smokers are second only to Luxembourg in their desire to quit – but that tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the country.

# pfizer - Friday 10 December, 2010

Pfizer used 'dirty tricks' to avoid Nigerian payout: WikiLeaks cables

The cables reveal that the pharmaceutical giant hired private investigators to unearth evidence of corruption on a Nigerian official in order to halt a case about an alleged unauthorized drug trial.

# pfizer - Wednesday 24 November, 2010

American businesses welcome safety of 12.5% corporate tax

The American Chamber of Commerce says the commitment not to raise corporate tax will encourage investment.