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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

Shire To Create 150 New Jobs

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor today attended the opening of new offices for Shire plc, the global leader in serving patients with rare diseases...


Minister Mitchell O’Connor launches the Framework for Town Centre Renewal

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, has today launched the Framework for Town Centre Renewal...


320 New Jobs announced

Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor and Brian Lee co-founder and managing director of Chopped (@ChoppedIRL), the healthy food company, announced the creation of 320 new jobs...


Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Minister welcomes the National Competitiveness Council Report, Competitiveness Benchmarking; Ireland and the UK, 2017

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor has welcomed the National Competitiveness Council's Report benchmarking Ireland & UK competitiveness...


The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Seeks Participation from Irish Businesses in New Study on Corporate Social Responsibility

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has commissioned a national study on Corporate Social Responsibility and are seeking participation from businesses...


Minister Breen travels to Budapest to discuss Brexit and the Single Market

The Minister for Employment and Small Business, Pat Breen TD travelled to Hungary this week (Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th April) for a series of bilateral meetings with his EU counterparts.....


Minister Halligan welcomes Ireland’s continued success in winning EU funding for Research and Innovation

The Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan T.D. today (11th April 2017) welcomed the latest results on Ireland’s success in securing competitive funding...


Minister Breen leads drive for new business links between Ireland and Canada

Minister for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen TD led a trade and investment programme to Canada this week in a bid to drive new opportunities to boost trade, investment and tourism...


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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