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


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.


Call for innovative healthcare ideas

The national Health Innovation Hub, which will drive collaboration between the health service and enterprise, was launched in Cork this week, along with two calls for proposals for innovativ...


Over 150 events for jobseekers and business

Jobs Week 2016 returns next week with events for both jobseekers and businesses taking place across the country. We've some highlights throughout the week.


Catch up on useful stats

Stats released by the Central Statistics Office in the past month show the latest unemployment rate in August stands at 8.3%, while total employment has risen above 2 million. There were als...


Press Releases

YapStone Celebrates the Opening of its International Headquarters

Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor today officiated at the grand opening of YapStone’s international headquarters at a new, 16,000 square-foot office in Drogheda...


40 new jobs Announced at The Packaging Hub

Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor and Minister for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan today officially opened The Packaging Hub’s new...


Enterprise Ireland Invests In Game Developer 9th Impact

Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor, today welcomed the announcement that Enterprise Ireland has invested €50,000 in game development company 9th Impact...


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...


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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