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Features & Articles


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.


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...


Press Releases


Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor will be in Brussels today to attend a day-long meeting of EU Single Market Ministers...


More positive international rankings for SMEs and Entrepreneurship in Ireland – Minister Breen

The Minister for Employment and Small Business Pat Breen TD, has today (Friday 25th November) welcomed the publication of Ireland’s 2016 Small Business Act (SBA) Factsheet by the European Co...


Minister Mitchell O’Connor officially opens offices of Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and Labour Courts in Lansdowne House

Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell-O’Connor T.D., today (Monday), officially opened the new offices of the WRC and Labour Court...


Minister McHugh leads Enterprise Ireland Cleantech Trade Visit to Scotland

Joe McHugh T.D., Minister for the Diaspora and International Development today begins a two day itinerary in Scotland to raise the profile of Ireland as a country that is growing and embraci...


Speech by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD IDA Ireland “Emerging Business” job announcement

Ladies and Gentleman, I’m delighted to be here for this very welcome collective announcement ofpromising businesses that have come to Ireland from Germany, and Switzerland and the...


Minister Mitchell O’Connor travels to London for meetings with her UK counterparts

Minister Mary Mitchell O’ConnorT.D. will visit London today Wednesday, 2nd November for a series of meetings with her UK ministerial counterparts, Secretary of State for International Trade,...


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...


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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