ConnectIreland

ConnectIreland takes over Startup Ireland

ConnectIreland has assumed control of the lobby group StartUp Ireland. ConnectIreland is an initiative to attract businesses to Ireland, and is backed by the IDA. The move comes as a result of a rapid increase in the number of companies planning a start in Ireland. In addition, the organisation plans to attract early-stage, well-funded startups to Ireland. […]

upskilling

As more jobs become available, jobseekers look for upskilling, opportunities and varied experience

Upskilling, opportunities and varied experience are increasingly important to employees as the Irish jobs market improves. That may not sound like good news to many employers, but it is good news for the country. The jobs market has seen growth in both quarters of 2016. Foreign direct investment alone has created 9,100 jobs in the first […]

Kenny

Taoiseach Kenny prosposes all-Ireland Brexit forum and is rebuffed by NI’s Arlene Foster

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has proposed an all-Ireland forum to mitigate the negative effects of Brexit, but has met with a frosty reception from Northern Ireland First Minister and DUP leader Arlene Foster. Foster said such a forum is unnecessary. She was in Dublin this Monday with members of the Northern Executive to attend a meeting of […]

easyJet

EasyJet to fly away from the UK?

EasyJet, the UK budget airline, may need to move company headquarters to a European city in response to last month’s shock Brexit result. The airline has applied for an air operator certificate from the European Union to continue using EU air routes if and when the UK formally withdraws from the block. “EasyJet is lobbying […]