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Welcome to #allaboutjobs, which captures the latest news and other useful information on the Government’s work to help create jobs and tackle unemployment. We keep track of latest jobs announcements, and events for jobseekers & business taking place across the country, and you can find more detailed information on Government's programmes and campaigns.

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Features & Articles

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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.

 
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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.

 
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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...

 
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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.

 
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Reports

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

National Competitiveness Council publishes Ireland’s Competitiveness Scorecard 2017

The National Competitiveness Council (NCC), today (20 July 2017) published its annual benchmarking report, Ireland’s Competitiveness Scorecard 2017. The Scorecard provides a statistical asse...

 

Taoiseach welcome proposals to increase the Minimum Wage by 30c

The Low Pay Commission is recommending an increase in the national minimum wage of 30 cents to €9.55 per hour...

 

Pay increases recommended for the Construction Sector

Tánaiste and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has received a recommendation from the Labour Court for new pay rates in the Construction Sector...

 

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise and Innovation appoints new Deputy Chairman of the Labour Court

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald TD appointed Ms Louise O’ Donnell to the position of Deputy Chairman of the Labour Court with effect...

 

Tánaiste and Minister Fitzgerald Calls for Applications for New Round of Tariff Suspension/ Quota Schemes

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has today (1st July 2017) welcomed the new round of the tariff suspension/quota schemes and is...

 

Research and Innovation key to sustainable job growth

Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan T.D. announced the latest results on Ireland’s success in Horizon 2020, the EU programme to suppor...

 

Ireland elected to the Government Body of International Labour Organisation

Minister for Employment and Small Business today(13th June, 2017) announced that Ireland has been elected to the Government Body of the International Labour Organisation...

 

Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor welcomes the enactment of the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 into law

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today welcomed the enactment of the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017...

 

Government Programmes

There are two complementary, Government-wide plans to tackle the jobs challenge:

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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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