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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

Minister Pat Breen accepts recommendation for pay increases for construction workers

Pat Breen TD, Minister of State at the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has accepted the recommendation made by the Labour Court regarding rates of pay for workers...

 

Workplace Relations Commission - Housing Assistance Grant Cases

Oonagh Buckley, Director General of the Workplace Relations (WRC) noted the publication today (21 August, 2017) of important decisions by a WRC Adjudication Officer in relation to...

 

Live register falls to it's lowest level since 2008

The number of people on the Live Register fell to its lowest level since 2008 in July, according to latest figures from the Central Statistics Office...

 

125 new jobs for Waterford

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today officially opened a new €85 million extension at Bausch...

 

Speech by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD Valeant (Bausch & Lomb) job and investment announcement and official opening of new facility

Tánaiste, Mayor, ladies and gentlemen, good morning! I’m delighted to here today to celebrate this great news for Bausch & Lomb and Valeant and for Waterford...

 

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...

 

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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