February begins with 600 jobs announced in Republic and 100 in the North Ireland

February’s employment roundup starts with good news, with around 600 jobs promised in the convenience stores, communication, and pharmaceutical sectors in 2014, as well as 100 jobs in manufacturing in Co Antrim. Co Antrim One hundred jobs are being created with a £32m (€38m) investment by a Japanese company in County Antrim. Ryobi Aluminium Casting […]

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Ireland’s Sláinte Healthcare to create 80 jobs in 2014

December employment roundup continues with news that Dublin-based Sláinte Healthcare will create 80 jobs in 2014. Sláinte Healthcare to create 80 jobs Sláinte Healthcare, a provider of technology and services to the acute healthcare sector, has announced it will create 80 new jobs in 2014. Sláinte Healthcare was founded in 2006, and has its headquarters […]

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Rate of Employment Growth Accelerates in Third Quarter

Unemployment fell by 12.8% or 41,700 in the year since the third quarter of last year The rate of employment growth accelerated during the third quarter of 2013, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. There was a year-on-year increase in employment of 3.2 per cent, or 58,000, for the third quarter […]

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Last budget ‘helped create jobs’

Measures introduced in last year’s budget have helped create employment and boost the commercial property and financial services sector, according to the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan. Speaking to the Dublin Chamber of Commerce, Mr Noonan said that there had been a broad-based recovery in the employment market with the agri-food, manufacturing and financial services […]

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£2.2m expansion may create 10 jobs

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster has announced a £2.2 million expansion by Greiner Packaging Ltd at Dungannon that plans to create 10 new jobs. The Minister announced the investment in state-of-the-art In-Mould Labelling (IML) technology during a visit to the Austrian owned company. Arlene Foster said: “This investment of £2.2 million is a testament to the […]

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New water firm’s 400 jobs boost

MORE than 400 new jobs will be announced today as the Government rolls out the operations of the new Irish Water agency. The firm, which will administer the new water charge for all Irish households from 2014/2015, will create the jobs on a phased basis over the next three years. The first 100 jobs will […]

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