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#Action Plan for Jobs

# action-plan-for-jobs - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Irish troops could free up France to fight Isis
# Peacekeeping
# Peacekeeping

Irish troops could free up France to fight Isis

Nov 19th 2015, 11:58 AM 24,522 Views 83 Comments

France is considering withdrawing from some peacekeeping missions.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Monday 26 October, 2015

Breakdown: These are the sectors that employed 126,000 people in the past 3 years
# Action Plan For Jobs
# Action Plan For Jobs

Breakdown: These are the sectors that employed 126,000 people in the past 3 years

Oct 26th 2015, 7:45 AM 18,144 Views 34 Comments

Fourteen sectors are included in the data, which shows an increase in the number of people employed in each industry.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Limerick and Cork are getting a jobs boost this morning
# Jobs Watch
# Jobs Watch

Limerick and Cork are getting a jobs boost this morning

Apr 16th 2015, 8:02 AM 8,900 Views 6 Comments

EPS and Payback Loyalty announced plans to hire 78 new jobs.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'If things are so successful, why are people still leaving the country?'
# Goodbye Ireland
# Goodbye Ireland

'If things are so successful, why are people still leaving the country?'

Mar 10th 2015, 4:25 PM 17,202 Views 102 Comments

Richard Bruton has come under fire as he claims “substantial progress” on jobs.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

"You were the minister"- Richard Bruton accused of ignoring Waterford job warnings back in 1996
# Flashback
# Flashback

"You were the minister"- Richard Bruton accused of ignoring Waterford job warnings back in 1996

Jun 10th 2014, 5:12 PM 9,755 Views 19 Comments

The current Enterprise Minister held the same role back 18 years ago.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Friday 4 April, 2014

Airbnb to double its workforce in Dublin - and Bono is delighted
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Airbnb to double its workforce in Dublin - and Bono is delighted

Apr 4th 2014, 10:18 AM 21,203 Views 37 Comments

The company will create 100 new jobs at its European HQ.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Thursday 27 February, 2014

New year, new jobs plan as Government keeps it local
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

New year, new jobs plan as Government keeps it local

Feb 27th 2014, 3:00 PM 5,302 Views 40 Comments

Without going into specifics, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that he did not want to see the cost of employing people increase.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Government's jobs plan delivers 90 per cent success rate - but Bruton insists it's not spin
# So Many Jobs
# So Many Jobs

Government's jobs plan delivers 90 per cent success rate - but Bruton insists it's not spin

Feb 6th 2014, 12:37 PM 4,931 Views 28 Comments

“If I came in and we were saying: ‘We had a 100 per cent success rate’, you’d say: ‘Well that’s just spin,’” Jobs Minister Richard Bruton said today.

Government say this morning's Cabinet meeting is '#allaboutjobs'
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Government say this morning's Cabinet meeting is '#allaboutjobs'

Feb 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,122 Views 35 Comments

The Taoiseach had promised a a “real relentless push” on employment in 2014, today they will hold a special meeting on the issue.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Were 58,000 new jobs created in Ireland in 2013?
# Check Republic
# Check Republic

Were 58,000 new jobs created in Ireland in 2013?

Jan 19th 2014, 8:30 PM 25,870 Views 76 Comments

The government says the Action Plan for Jobs is working and more than 50,000 jobs were created in 2013. This week we’ve looked at where this figure came from and how accurate it is.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Column: Ireland can be a centre of international investment AND indigenous innovation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland can be a centre of international investment AND indigenous innovation

Dec 3rd 2013, 7:00 AM 98 Views 11 Comments

Yes, we try to attract multinational companies to Ireland – but never at the cost of failing to support Irish entrepreneurs trying to grow more jobs at home, writes Damien English TD.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

‘Very encouraging’: Fall in unemployment to lowest level since 2009 welcomed
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

‘Very encouraging’: Fall in unemployment to lowest level since 2009 welcomed

Nov 26th 2013, 1:49 PM 12,164 Views 142 Comments

Good news on the employment front according to figures from the Central Statistics Office today with the fall to 12.8 per cent unemployment welcomed by the government.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Monday 25 November, 2013

Percentage of foreign investment outside Dublin and Cork falls three years running
# Action Plan For Jobs
# Action Plan For Jobs

Percentage of foreign investment outside Dublin and Cork falls three years running

Nov 25th 2013, 7:10 AM 4,945 Views 19 Comments

A government and IDA Ireland target to get 50 per cent of all foreign direct investment in areas outside of the two main urban centres has been dropped from the Action Plan for Jobs.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Friday 19 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 19th 2013, 10:00 PM 11,420 Views 17 Comments

Everything’s talking about the death in Athy, Detroit going bankrupt and the CJD concerns at Beaumont.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Friday 26 April, 2013

Micheál Martin gives Taoiseach an E- grade on jobs
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin gives Taoiseach an E- grade on jobs

Apr 26th 2013, 8:45 PM 8,419 Views 73 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader was speaking as the party’s Ard Fheis got under way at the RDS in Dublin this evening.

"Just shy of 7,000 job losses a month" - Kenny attacks Fianna Fáil's record in power ahead of party's Árd Fheis
# Rivalry
# Rivalry

"Just shy of 7,000 job losses a month" - Kenny attacks Fianna Fáil's record in power ahead of party's Árd Fheis

Apr 26th 2013, 11:34 AM 8,133 Views 103 Comments

Enda Kenny says 25 months into government, the legacy of previous cabinets is still casting a shadow over the economy.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Friday 25 January, 2013

€60m investment released for pioneering research projects
# Investment
# Investment

€60m investment released for pioneering research projects

Jan 25th 2013, 8:22 AM 3,598 Views 18 Comments

Government funding of €60 million will support 85 research projects in areas like science, technology and mathematics.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Monday 14 January, 2013

Fees for injuries board cut by €250 in bid to help businesses
# Business Costs
# Business Costs

Fees for injuries board cut by €250 in bid to help businesses

Jan 14th 2013, 9:14 AM 3,452 Views 4 Comments

The cut from €850 to €600 will not affect claimants who will still have to pay a €45 fee.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Friday 23 November, 2012

Potential for 10,000 extra jobs in green economy by 2015 - Bruton
# Green Economy
# Green Economy

Potential for 10,000 extra jobs in green economy by 2015 - Bruton

Nov 23rd 2012, 2:48 PM 5,140 Views 33 Comments

The Green economy is worth more than €3 trillion worldwide and employs more than 30 million people.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Government announces €450m Credit Guarantee Scheme
# Action Plan
# Action Plan

Government announces €450m Credit Guarantee Scheme

Oct 17th 2012, 10:13 AM 4,019 Views 12 Comments

The new scheme is expected to benefit 5,600 businesses and support the creation of 4,000 jobs over three years by providing an €150million in lending for small businesses per year

# action-plan-for-jobs - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Column: Call that a stimulus? What we need is a tax cut.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Call that a stimulus? What we need is a tax cut.

Jul 21st 2012, 7:45 AM 39 Views 58 Comments

The ‘stimulus’ announced this week won’t even move the needle, writes Aaron McKenna. So what should be done?

# action-plan-for-jobs - Monday 2 July, 2012

Bruton rolls out programme to help small businesses
# SMEs
# SMEs

Bruton rolls out programme to help small businesses

Jul 2nd 2012, 10:37 AM 2,348 Views 10 Comments

The Minister for Jobs said small businesses should be a “powerful engine” for recovery.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Monday 30 April, 2012

Bruton kicks off five-day trade mission to US
# Jobs
# Jobs

Bruton kicks off five-day trade mission to US

Apr 30th 2012, 10:17 AM 857 Views 7 Comments

Richard Bruton will visit Boston, Raleigh, Atlanta, Minneapolis and Chicago on a five-day mission organised by IDA Ireland.

# action-plan-for-jobs - Monday 13 February, 2012

Here's how the Government plans to create 100,000 jobs
# Jobs
# Jobs

Here's how the Government plans to create 100,000 jobs

Feb 13th 2012, 2:57 PM 6,063 Views 117 Comments

Enda Kenny launched the much-heralded Action Plan today. We’ve picked out the key points from the document.