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#Talk Talk

# talk-talk - Monday 8 October, 2018

DUP and UUP leaders to meet Michel Barnier in Brussels in effort to prevent Irish Sea border

Technical discussions will resume in Brussels over Brexit this week.

# talk-talk - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Former TalkTalk workers get a €2.6m EU grant

The grant will help retrain 432 former call centre staff and get them back into employment.

# talk-talk - 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.

# talk-talk - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

MEPs approve €5.4m funding to retrain TalkTalk workers

The European Parliament has approved an application from Ireland for funds to retrain the call centre staff sacked last year.

# talk-talk - Friday 13 January, 2012

Eishtec to create 250 new jobs at Waterford call centre

Some welcome jobs news for Waterford.

# talk-talk - Monday 17 October, 2011

Ex-TalkTalk workers to begin upskilling programme

Skillnets has announced a €250,000 investment for the provision of training to former TalkTalk employees in Waterford.

# talk-talk - Monday 10 October, 2011

Government to apply for EU grant for TalkTalk staff

The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund would help former Waterford Talk Talk staff to retrain and find new work.

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The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# talk-talk - Friday 7 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you should know this morning…

Talk Talk call centre closes in Waterford

Operations are being moved to different facilities, with the loss of 575 jobs in Waterford.

# talk-talk - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Call centres rally round with 150 vacancies for laid-off Talk Talk workers

People in the industry “wanted to help in whatever way they could”, a spokesperson told

# talk-talk - Monday 12 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Blow to Norris’s re-entry hopes, Hurricane Katia hits Ireland (literally), and proof that Spongebob literally makes you stupid…

Laid-off Talk Talk staff 'had trained the people who took their jobs'

Employees in Waterford have told how they travelled abroad to train staff at other centres, who will now be doing their jobs.

# talk-talk - Friday 9 September, 2011

Government clarifies stance on proposed ‘technological university’ for Waterford

The government says it hasn’t yet decided whether to give a university to the south-east – but that it’s speeding up a review.

# talk-talk - Thursday 8 September, 2011

'It's not about your performance...' The moment Talk Talk staff were told of closure

Listen: Audio recorded at yesterday’s meeting at the Talk Talk facility in Waterford when management broke the news.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you should know this morning…

Talk Talk closure a 'dark day for Waterford'

The IDA’s chief executive says he is “appalled” that Talk Talk is planning on closing the plant in just four weeks.

# talk-talk - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

575 jobs lost as Talk Talk to close Waterford call centre

The telecoms company announces it will shut its Waterford call centre within a month, with only a handful of possible reassignments.