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Job creation hitting record high, says IDA

Job creation is up… way up! The Industrial Development Authority (IDA) reports that over 100 companies have promised to create 8,000 jobs in Ireland. Many of the new jobs will go outside of Dublin. Biopharma group Regeneron, for example, will be creating 300 long-term jobs in Limerick with an additional 600 construction jobs. It is […]

Tech firms in Ireland confident of revenue increase

It seems that confidence levels among digital tech companies in Ireland are on the rise. The Irish Software Association’s (ISA) 2014 Digital Technology Index reports that 81.5 per cent of tech companies in Ireland feel more confident about their business than they did 3 months ago. An overwhelming majority (94 per cent) of the companies […]

Canadian Government

Government of Canada announce overhaul of Temporary Foreign Workers Program

On Friday last (June 20), the government of Canada announced that there would be significant changes and restructuring of the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP). Changes There will be notable changes to temporary foreign workers’ work application procedures. For one, the TFWP will only include streams in need of government approval of jobs offered by […]

EY report

EY report predicts 2014 will be ‘milestone’ year in Ireland’s economic recovery

The Irish economy will continue its revival in 2014, with GDP increasing from -0.3pc in 2013 to 2.0pc in 2014 according to an EY report. EY’s Economic Eye Summer 2014 also forecasts that GNP will hot 3.3 per cent this year. A number of positive factors have contributed to EY’s forecast, including the country’s exit from […]

PayPal to add 400 new jobs to its Dundalk operations centre

PayPal, the world’s most well-known online payments company, has announced the creation of 400 new jobs at its European Operations Centre in Dundalk. The new positions – which include customer solutions, risk operations, telesales and merchant service – will supplement the 1000 jobs that the company announced back in 2012. Since it was founded in […]

New jobs announced for Galway and Dublin

There Irish jobs market received a boost this week with three firms announcing new jobs for Galway and Dublin. SmartBear, a software firm headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts, is to create 100 jobs at its new European headquarters in Galway. The company’s products are used to develop applications and to ensure they run smoothly across multiple […]

Report says up to 21,000 data analytics jobs could be created by 2020

Forfás, Ireland’s policy advisory board for enterprise and science, predicts that the Irish government’s faith in the digital sector could reap huge returns as long as it maintains its focus on creating skills in maths, statistics and management science. The Forfás report, which was put together in conjunction with the Expert Group on Future Skills […]

open innovation

NUI Galway to host free lecture on open innovation

NUI Galway will hold a number of free events on the topic of open innovation that will benefit those involved in start-ups, established businesses, government bodies and policy making. The events comprise of  an Innovation Lecture and three Master Classes which will be delivered by Wim Vanhaverbeke, Professor of Strategy and Innovation, University of Hasselt, […]

PhoneWatch job announcement

PhoneWatch to create over 200 jobs nationwide

PhoneWatch job announcement! Up to 230 jobs are to be created by PhoneWatch, the security company. The company will open new offices in Dublin and Cork, as well as in 10 regional centres across the country. The company has said that it will begin recruiting immediately for candidates in the areas of engineering, sales and […]

Goodbody Stockbrokers

Investment in Ireland shows record increase: Goodbody Stockbrokers

Goodbody Stockbrokers says that its optimistic predictions for economic growth in Ireland are based on the soaring levels of investment here. The firm has upgraded its domestic demand figures to 2.5 per cent in 2014 and 2.7 per cent in 2015 (up from previous forecasts of 1.5pc and 2.2pc, respectively). This is largely due to […]

IBEC report

IBEC report – Ireland’s economic growth exceeds expectations

A new IBEC report has painted the Irish economic recovery in an extremely positive light, with projections for sustained growth in employment, consumer spending and GDP for the remainder of 2014. The report revised its GDP projections based on an above-expected investment in the economy of 21.5 per cent (IBEC’s earlier prediction was 15.5 per […]

new jobs

Three companies to create a total of 500 new jobs in Ireland

Following on from recent announcements that Ireland’s unemployment rate has fallen and its tax yield increased over the last three months, there was further positivity as 500 new jobs were created across three companies. Ryanair has announced that it will generate up to 200 IT jobs in Dublin, specifically in the areas of technology, software […]

Report gives positive forecast for Irish SMEs

A survey carried out by Amarach research for AIB shows that three-quarters of Irish tech firms expect to take new staff on board this year. Optimism in the SME tech sector is currently running high, with 7 out of 10 companies posting an average increase in turnover of 30 per cent over last year. Further […]

Jobs Expo March 2014 – What’s on offer

We’ve got over a thousand roles on offer at Jobs Expo. The event gives you an exciting chance to meet employers and discuss job opportunities face to face. Read on to view a selection of the positions available* at our Jobs Expo events in Dublin and Belfast! And remember, Jobs Expo is a free admission […]

74,000 tourism jobs in Ireland by 2020? Céad míle fáilte

Ireland could generate as many as 74,000 tourism jobs by 2020, industry insiders claim. The Irish Hotel Federation (IHF) estimates that Ireland would need around 10 million visitors per year in order to create and sustain such a level of employment in the tourism sector. But is this possible? Last year there were 7 million […]

tech market

Dublin to overtake London as Europe’s IT capital? Maybe…

Dublin is a small town compared to the vast metropolis of London. But when it comes to IT real estate, things are considerably closer than you might expect. The Irish Independent cites a Colliers International report which claims that the tech market in Dublin has been so successful in securing corporate property deals that it’s […]

breakfast briefings

Google to hold series of free breakfast briefings to help Irish SMEs

Irish consumers spent in the region of €3.7 billion online in 2012. Unfortunately, almost three-quarters of that sum went to websites based outside of Ireland. To help maximise the potential of their online presence, Google has announced that it will hold a series of free admission breakfast briefings to help Irish businesses understand how they […]

Emigrant Support Progamme – applications close on February 19

Organisations working with Irish emigrants can now apply for financial assistance via the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Emigrant Support Programme (ESP), which has a resource pool of approximately €11.5 million for the year. Applications for the fund will close on February 19. ESP overview According to the Department of Foreign Affairs: ‘The programme provides financial […]

Forget the weather; the future’s looking bright for 2014

The recent spate of ill-weather may be a real dampener on Irish spirits, but it seems that the Irish economy’s prospects are somewhat brighter. According to a survey by Deloitte, 96 per cent of Ireland’s chief financial officers believe that the Irish economy has either returned to growth or will do so later in 2014. […]

Central Bank bulletin

Irish economy to grow by 2.1% in 2014: Central Bank bulletin

The Irish economy is predicted to grow at a slightly higher rate than previously expected, according to the first quarterly Central Bank bulletin of the year. The forecast of 2.1 per cent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) is a revision on the 2 per cent growth anticipated by the bank’s last bulletin. An increase […]