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Features & Articles


Jobs Announcements 2016

Latest CSO stats show 57,500 jobs were created in Ireland in the past year. We're taking a look back over this year at some of the large-scale jobs announcements around the country.


Busy week for trade missions

Three Government Ministers this week travelled to the Middle East, India, China and Japan as part of ongoing efforts to raise Ireland’s profile internationally.


How they did it: Diageo Ireland

125 young people recently graduated from the Learning for Life initiative, run by Diageo Ireland in partnership with the Department of Social Protection. Find out how the programme helps lon...


How they did it: Molloy's Family Butchers

To coincide with European Microfinance Day, find out how Microfinance Ireland helped this Mullingar business not only with accessing finance, but invaluable mentoring.


Useful stats out this week

The latest unemployment rate was released this week, along with an insight into Irish companies' exporting plans, and the number of companies formed in Q3 of this year. We've the details.


Press Releases

Technology firm Ammeon to create 100 new high-skilled jobs

Ammeon, a leading Irish IT Professional Services and Consulting company, is to create 100 new high-skilled jobs over the next 18 months...


Tánaiste and Commissioner Vestager agree to establish Working Group on business supports to deal with challenges of Brexit for Business

Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald TD. was in Brussels today at the Foreign Affairs Council on Trade and took the opportunity to meet with...


Expert Group for Future Skills Needs publish “Winning by Design”

The Expert Group for Future Skills Needs, publishes ‘Winning by Design’, a new study on the design skills requirements for firms to be innovative and competitive in global markets. The objec...


Bringing Supports for Small Businesses Under One Roof

An Tánaiste and Minister for Business Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald TD, together with Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and...


Minister Pat Breen signs Order to increase pay for workers in the construction sector

Pat Breen TD, Minister of State at the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has today signed into law an Order entitled “Sectoral Employment Order (Construction Sector) 2017”......


Speech by An Taoiseach, Mr. Leo Varadkar, T.D. at the Veritas Ireland jobs announcement, Ballycoolin Business Park, 2 October 2017

Many thanks Conor for your kind introduction and for the invitation to join you here for today’s announcement of 250 jobs, an important milestone for Veritas Ireland. I am delighted to be.....


An Tánaiste and Minister Ring welcome the continuing strong growth in employment while noting that vigilance is needed to sustain the pace of jobs growth in an uncertain environment

An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald TD and Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD today (Friday) welcomed the...


Minister Pat Breen accepts recommendation for pay increases for construction workers

Pat Breen TD, Minister of State at the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has accepted the recommendation made by the Labour Court regarding rates of pay for workers...


Government Programmes

There are two complementary, Government-wide plans to tackle the jobs challenge:

APJ 2015Action Plan for Jobs
Find out how Government Departments and Agencies work together to improve conditions for creating jobs.

Pathways to Work

Check out the Government’s four-year strategy to radically reduce the number of people on the Live Register.


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