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Features & Articles


Upcoming events to check out this summer

As we approach the halfway point of the year, now may be a good time to look at upcoming training courses. We've compiled a list of upcoming events taking place across the country.


Two initiatives launched to help jobseekers

Springboard+ 2016 will provide free higher education places to over 5,800 jobseekers, while 1,000 young people at risk of unemployment are to benefit from new Youth Employability Initiative.


Record year for exports by Enterprise Ireland supported companies

Exports by Enterprise Ireland client companies reached an all-time high of €20.6bn last year, with significant growth recorded across all sectors and in the majority of export territories. W...


Interest cuts and a new support program for micro-businesses

Microfinance Ireland and the Local Enterprise Office network have teamed up to provide micro-businesses with a new support program as they announce new interest rate cuts.


Expert advice and support for businesses in the South East

Looking for help getting your business off the ground or expanding or innovating an existing business? Here's 5 ways South East BIC's team of experienced advisors can help you do just that.


10-step guide to starting your own business

Thinking about starting a business but not sure what to do next? Check out this useful guide for anyone thinking of starting a business, taken from the Local Enterprise Offices Start Your Ow...


Press Releases

Exports by Enterprise Ireland companies surpass €20bn for first time

Enterprise Ireland companies saw an increase of 10% in exports in 2015, compared with 2014, amounting to an all-time high of €20.6bn...


Speech by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD at Official Opening of Google’s new Data Centre, Profile Park, Clondalkin, 16th June 2016

Good morning everyone, thank you for your kind invitation to join you here today...


Up to 180 Jobs for Irish Linguists in EU Translation Service

Up to 180 jobs for Irish language speakers are expected to become available in the EU institutions in Brussels and Luxemburg between now and the end of 2021. A recruitment campaign for the f...


Over 3,500 local jobs created by Local Enterprise Offices in 2015 - Minister Mitchell O’Connor

A net total of 3,533 new full and part-time jobs were delivered in 2015 by the 6,500 small businesses from across the country that have been supported by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs),...


Public consultation on Experts’ Report on examination and review of laws protecting employees launched by Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, today (Monday) launched a public consultation on the report of Nessa Cahill, B.L., a company law specialist, and ...


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...


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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