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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 announces €1m in start-up funding for international entrepreneurs

Two Competitive Start Fund (CSF) competitions worth a total of €1million in funding from Enterprise Ireland will open for applications to international entrepreneurs and recent...


Monthly unemployment figure now at 6.8% and number of people at work at highest level since 2008 – Mary Mitchell O’Connor

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor today (Tuesday) welcomed the latest Quarterly National Household Survey figures from the Central Statistics...


Minister Donohoe travels to the US to discuss jobs, the economy, global trade & immigration

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, is in the US this week, to undertake a programme which includes a meeting at the White House in Washington...


Minister Noonan welcomes CSO figures which show 72,000 full-time jobs added in the final quarter of 2016

Today’s (21st February) data published by the CSO in the Quarterly National Household Survey show that employment has increased at an annual rate of 65,000 in the final quarter of last year....


Employment at its Highest Level Since 2008

Employment volumes have risen by 65,100 (3.3%) in the year to the fourth quarter of 2016, the 17th successive quarter of annual employment growth...


Speech by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, T.D. at the Jobs Announcement at the Microsoft EMEA Inside Sales Centre

Good afternoon and thank you for your warm welcome...


Microsoft to hire 600 People

Microsoft today announced that it is to hire 600 people, significantly increasing its commitment to Ireland. Following the selection of Dublin as the location for one of four global Inside S...


500 new jobs for Dublin

Indeed, the world’s largest job site, today announced expansion plans for its Dublin-based headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, adding 500 new employees over the next two yea...


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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