Assisting our immigrant firms can open up the world

The rapid transformation of Ireland’s demographic profile over the past decade through unprecedented levels of immigration has stimulated debate on the economic and social policy implications of the new multi-racial Ireland. One facet to this policy debate is the potential for non-Irish nationals to bolster business activity. As foreign nationals currently constitute approximately 11pc of […]

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Electricity Prices Reduced in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland consumers will enjoy a 14% reduction in electricity prices from Power NI. Power costs will be cut from October 2012. The prices would remain the same for 12 months if the world fuel costs remain at the same prices. The reduction in gas and coal prices has resulted in the cost reduction. Stephen […]

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Ireland’s Hosting Agreement Scheme Invites Researchers

Hosting Agreement scheme for non-EU researchers is monitored by the Department of Jobs Enterprise and Innovation (DJEI), the Irish Universities Association (IUA), and the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Services (INIS). Plan is designed for non-EU researchers mostly from India, China and South Korea. The researchers must be employed by the Irish higher education, public research […]

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Ireland: Heart of Cloud Computing Industry

Investments in cloud computing sector have grown in recent times in Ireland. The jobs advertised for the sector have also seen a rise. Cloud computing companies, both domestic and multinationals are seeing a steady growth. There are multinationals who had opened their facilities in Ireland in 1980s and 1990s. There are also new start-ups coming […]

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Belfast, Ireland: Citigroup’s Technical Hub

After Dublin, the next developing city of Ireland is Belfast. It is the hub for financial technology professionals. Citigroup employs thousands of people in its financial service technology hub in Belfast. The availability of skilled professionals with English speaking skills is the main reason for financial services firm to pick Belfast instead of Dublin. The […]

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Bluebird Care Expands in Ireland

Homecare service provider, Bluebird Care expands its operation in Ireland by opening two new offices in Westmeath and Wexford. The company employs almost 800 people across 18 offices in Ireland and will hire 520 more jobs in coming months. Majority of the positions will be full-time. Company has already started hiring for some the care […]

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