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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

Extension of Reporting Requirements for Late Payments – Minister Mitchell O’Connor

Following the launch of the Prompt Payment Campaign in February 2017, the Government has reaffirmed its support for the 15 day prompt payment commitment for Government...


Minister Mitchell O’Connor encourages parties to make submissions on ticket resale issue before the fast approaching deadline

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has today (Monday, March 27th 2017) reminded interested parties that the deadline for submissions to the public consultation on ticket...



The Minister of State at the Department of Jobs Enterprise and Innovation (DJEI), Mr Pat Breen TD, today 23rd March announced new appointments to the Board of the Health...


Minister Breen announces the new Credit Guarantee Scheme

The Minister for Employment and Small Business, Mr Pat Breen, T.D. has today (Tuesday) announced the launch of the new Credit Guarantee Scheme 2017...


Almost 3,700 new jobs created in businesses supported by the Local Enterprise Offices in 2016 – Ministers Mitchell O’Connor & Breen

A net total of 3,679 new full and part-time jobs were delivered in 2016 by the 6,846 small businesses from across the country that have been supported by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs)....


Minister for Jobs travels to the Hague as part of Government’s Brexit Strategy

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., will travel to the Netherlands today to meet with two of her senior EU counterparts. The meetings come as part...


300 New jobs for Limerick

Adare Manor has announced 300 new direct jobs at the resort, bringing the number of personnel employed to over 350 people. The resort will be seeking to recruit personnel for these...


Live Register continues to fall – Mary Mitchell O’Connor

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, today (Thursday) welcomed the publication of the latest Live Register figures, showing...


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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