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Features & Articles


And the nominees are...

32 businesses have made it through to the finals of the National Enterprise Awards, with a prize fund of €40,000. Find out more about the nominees, and previous winners of the competition.

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Employment up 2.4% over the past year

Latest CSO statistics show the rate of employment grew in the year to Q1 2016, while the rate of unemployment continued to fall. We've 3 things to know about the latest quarterly employment ...


5 tips for applying for Competitive Start Funds

As the Fintech Competitive Start Fund opens for applications next week, we've 5 tips from Anastasia Volkova, who made the move to Ireland with help from Enterprise Ireland's Competitive Star...


How they did it: Brandtone

Dublin-based company Brandtone has a presence in 14 markets across the globe. Find out how Enterprise Ireland helped them in getting started, and in expanding into developing markets.


Thinking about exporting?

A range of programmes are available for Irish businesses looking to expand into international markets. We've profiled four supports for those considering exporting.


6 tips for potential exporters

In this op-ed piece, Paddy Savage, Trade Operations Manager with InterTradeIreland, talks useful tips for companies considering getting on the exporting ladder.


Press Releases

Quarterly National Household Survey shows continued increase in the numbers at work

Today’s Quarterly National Household Survey published by the CSO shows that the Irish economy continues to generate significant jobs growth and that the Action Plan for Jobs...


Shire create 400 new jobs

Shire has announced plans to expand its global biotechnology manufacturing capacity over the next four years by investing $400 million in Ireland...


Minister Nash encourages interested parties to make submissions on Labour Court examination of terms and conditions in Commercial Archaeological sector

The Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash is encouraging anyone who is interested to make formal submissions to the Labour Court on the terms and conditions of those working in the c...


Facebook to create 200 new jobs in Dublin

Today, Facebook announced that it is creating a further 200 full time jobs in Dublin. The posts will be filled by the end of the year, taking the total number of employees at Facebook’s Inte...


Closing date for submissions to the Low Pay Commission on the National Minimum Wage rate for 2017 is tomorrow

Interested bodies or individuals have until close of business tomorrow (Friday 11th March 2016) to make submissions relating to the appropriate rate of the National Minimum Wage. The Low Pay...


2015 another strong year for jobs with 44,000 people back to work – Richard Bruton

The Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton today (Tuesday) welcomed the latest Quarterly National Household Survey figures from the Central Statistics Office, showing that 2015 was another very st...


Launch of new New Employment Permits Online Status Up-date Enquiry Facility

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mr. Richard Bruton TD, welcomed the launch this week of a new service for the users of the Employment Permits system...


Shaw Academy Announces it has created 60 jobs in recent Months with an additional 40 to be filled in coming 6 Months

Minister for Jobs Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD today (Friday) visited Irish education technology company, Shaw Academy to announce further job creation at its Dublin office. ...


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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