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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

Enterprise Ireland companies exceed 3 year target with 45,000 new jobs

Enterprise Ireland, the Government agency responsible for developing Irish business...


Breege O’Donoghue announced as new Chair of the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., today announced the appointment of Breege O’Donoghue as the new Chair of the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (D...


Minister Breen Announces CSR Online Tool for SMEs

Today, Minister for Employment and Small Business, Pat Breen T.D. announced the launch of a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on-line Tool...



Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor will be in Brussels today to attend a day-long meeting of EU Single Market Ministers...


More positive international rankings for SMEs and Entrepreneurship in Ireland – Minister Breen

The Minister for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen TD, has today (Friday 25th November) welcomed the publication of Ireland’s 2016 Small Business Act (SBA) Factsheet by the European Co...


Minister Mitchell O’Connor officially opens offices of Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and Labour Courts in Lansdowne House

Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell-O’Connor T.D., today (Monday), officially opened the new offices of the WRC and Labour Court...


Minister McHugh leads Enterprise Ireland Cleantech Trade Visit to Scotland

Joe McHugh T.D., Minister for the Diaspora and International Development today begins a two day itinerary in Scotland to raise the profile of Ireland as a country that is growing and embraci...


Speech by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD IDA Ireland “Emerging Business” job announcement

Ladies and Gentleman, I’m delighted to be here for this very welcome collective announcement ofpromising businesses that have come to Ireland from Germany, and Switzerland and the...


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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