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Features & Articles


SBCI supports 8,619 SMEs with loans totalling €347m

Following on from our report last week that SBCI and Bibby Financial Services Ireland launched a new €45m invoicing finance fund, latest stats for the State agency's activities in the first ...


Ministerial-led trade missions to double this year

Enterprise Ireland has announced its trade mission programme for the rest of the year, aiming to help Irish exporters win new business and expand into new markets.


Agrifood in the news this week

The search is on for the next round of participants of the Female High Fliers mentoring and training programme, run by DCU's Ryan Academy and supported by Enterprise Ireland. We've details o...


Calling female entrepreneurs...

The search is on for the next round of the Female High Fliers mentoring and training programme, run through DCU's Ryan Academy and supported by Enterprise Ireland.


Innovation in the news this week

Ireland moved up two places in the European Innovation Scoreboard, €274m won by Ireland in Horizon 2020 funding, and Science Foundation Ireland's 2015 annual report shows the economic impact...


Global Startup Gathering comes to Cork this November

Following on from Startup Gathering 2015, this year Cork plays host to the Global Startup Gathering, which includes the Global Investor Challenge competition with €50,000 prize fund up for g...


Press Releases

Fitbit Opens EMEA Headquarters in Dublin Company focuses on EMEA growth with new office and announces a new Managing Director for the region

Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE: FIT), the leader in the connected health and fitness category, today announced the opening of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)...


VistaMed announces €10m investment and 200 new jobs in Carrick-on-Shannon supported by Enterprise Ireland

Today, VistaMed, the leading Irish catheter and extrusion provider to the global medical device industry, announced the creation of 200 new jobs at the official opening of its new state-of-t...


Lidl Ireland to hire 600 new staff

Recruitment will commence immediately for roles in store operations, warehousing & distribution as well as head office to add to current 4,000 strong Irish workforce...


Ireland joins international research organisation - ELIXIR

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., and Minister for Training, Skills and Innovation John Halligan T.D, have announced today that Ireland has joined ELI...


Better Control and Enhanced Protection for Posted Workers in Ireland Delivered

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD and Minister for Employment and Small Business...


Unemployment down 34,600 in last 12 months – Varadkar

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has welcomed the latest CSO figures showing that the unemployment rate fell from 9.4% in June 2015 to 7.8% in June 2016, and that unemployment is ...


Minister Mitchell O’Connor announces New Round of Tariff Suspension/ Quota Schemes

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has today (Friday) announced a new round of the tariff suspension/quota schemes and is calling for applications from manufacturers in the ch...


Exports by Enterprise Ireland companies surpass €20bn for first time

Enterprise Ireland companies saw an increase of 10% in exports in 2015, compared with 2014, amounting to an all-time high of €20.6bn...


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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