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10,000 Net Increase in Jobs in Enterprise Ireland Supported Companies

Enterprise Ireland, the Government agency responsible for developing Irish business globally, has reported the creation of 21,118 new jobs by client companies in 2015. This translates into a net increase of 10,169 jobs for 2015 (taking account of job losses) in Enterprise Ireland supported businesses, and brings total employment in these companies to 192,223 – […]

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LogMeIn to Create 90 New Jobs in Dublin

LogMeIn, the Boston-based company which develops remote access systems, has announced that it will create 90 new jobs at its European HQ in Dublin. Established in 2012, the company’s Irish operation now employs 45 people, and plans to triple its workforce over the next three years. This morning’s announcement was made as LogMeIn’s new offices in Sir John […]

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27,600 New Jobs Created in Ireland in 2014

There are 27,600 extra people at work in Ireland compared to one year ago, according to the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD. The Minister has commended all involved in making 2014 a great year for jobs. “I wish to pay tribute in particular to the twin heroes of the recovery – first […]

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Consumer and Competition Bodies to Merge

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD has announced that the National Consumer Agency and the Competition Authority will merge with effect from 31 October, with the aim of creating a new and more effective consumer watchdog. The new body will be known as the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, and the Minister confirmed that the […]

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Bruton Makes No Apology for Ireland’s Corporate Tax Policy

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, has issued a strong defence of Ireland’s corporate taxation regime, amid recent controversy about so-called ‘tax inversions’ by multinational companies. A tax inversion occurs when a company moves its head domicile to a jurisdiction with a lower tax rate. There has been controversy about the practice in […]

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Minister Bruton announces €75million second Development Capital Fund

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today launched a €75 million fund under the Development Capital Scheme, to support established Irish companies targeting significant revenue and jobs growth through export markets. The development and roll out of the Scheme is a critical element in the Action Plan for Jobs. The BDO Development […]

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Dell Opens Centre for Entrepreneurs in Ireland

Today, in front of an audience of entrepreneurs at The Digital Hub, Dell launched a new initiative to support the start-up community in Ireland. The Dell Centre for Entrepreneurs is a global initiative by the company, and today’s announcement follows similar initiatives in the US and UK. The programme will provide access to funding, mentoring […]

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