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# Enterprise

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Oireachtas committee hears Irish tech workers who lost their jobs 'are being looked after'
Technology Ireland and the IDA appeared before the committee to discuss recent job losses at Meta, Twitter and Stripe as well as the future of the industry.
Twitter hasn't engaged with Enterprise Department over job losses yet, says business minister
The amount of jobs that will be lost is still unknown, Minister of State Damien English said
Commissioner tells small businesses to ‘think single market’ not ‘cross-border’ in EU trade
Mairead McGuinness said that thinking about trade with other EU nations as ‘cross-border’ prevents Irish SMEs from thinking about opportunities.
Department to explore 'substantial' revisions to remote working bill after criticism
The draft bill has gone down like a “lead balloon” with workers, said Sinn Féin’s Louise O’Reilly.
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Agriculture, Building, Transport: Here's how sectors are expected to cut emissions by 2030
The agriculture sector has been targeted with the lowest change – a 22% to 30% reduction in emissions.
From gold rum to hand sanitiser: How our brewing business responded to the Covid-19 crisis
Sam & Maud Black of Blacks Brewery and Distillery in Kinsale have adapted their business model fast, even moving to produce hand sanitiser.
Dublin to Belfast trains sanitised as 'precautionary measure' after Covid-19 case confirmed in Northern Ireland
It’s not yet clear if the woman in question travelled from Dublin to Belfast via train.
Keep cups not used on cross-border train due to risk of 'sinister activity' such as poisonings, said catering manager
An ‘anarchist’ could do ‘something terrible’ to a reusable cup before handing it to staff, the catering manager said.
Company that 'powers half of the world's busiest websites' is bringing 100 jobs to Cork
NGINX announced that it is expanding its services with a plan for rapid growth across EMEA.
The next Google Glass is taking shape, and it's aiming for the workplace
The first pictures of the headset have been released as it repositions itself as a tool for the workplace.
The train journey from Dublin to Belfast is about to get longer
A consultation process on a change to train times is underway.
A company spent nearly $100m to make their HQ look like Star Trek's Enterprise
The Chinese gaming company was very committed to its look.
How 'Irish Mammy Syndrome' is stopping young entrepreneurs
Fine Gael TD Aine Collins has identified a key cultural barrier to encouraging young entrepreneurship in Ireland.
Organised gangs are flying into Dublin to shoplift your belongings this Christmas
Retailers want courts to crack down harder on shoplifting.
Schoolboy suspended for selling £14k of chocolate in the playground
Tommie Rose bought goodies from discount stores and sold them on at marked-up price. What a crafty kid.
The Dublin-Belfast railway line is getting a giant facelift
It’s hope it will attract more customers to the Enterprise line.
Bruton wants to stay in jobs portfolio
The Minister says he still has a job to do in his current post.
Tralee hosts summer academy focusing on traditional, artisan food production
Consumer interest in locally-sourced and -produced foods are providing a boost to Irish food SMEs.
The recession claimed 15% of Irish businesses
Despite this, Irish people still started up more companies in 2012 than in 2008.
Opinion: We can't afford to take a single job for granted, as recent painful history has shown
All too often businesses fail for lack of advice or appropriate mentoring at their early stages – Local Enterprise Offices are responding to this need.
Column: Labour should be pushing for social democracy, rather than abandoning it
With Labour backing income tax cuts in next year’s budget, Colm Ó Broin asks if the party is abandoning its support for social democracy.
Jobs boost for Dublin and Galway as 132 new posts confirmed
Five ‘high-growth’ companies from the US and Europe are setting up offices in Ireland.
Another drop in Live Register numbers, unemployment at 12.3 per cent
Some good news for the Government this morning.
Fake news site Waterford Whispers is planning to create some real jobs…
Former bar trade worker Colm Williamson’s hoping to create five jobs over the next year as he goes full-time with ‘Ireland’s Number One Satire News Source’.
Column: Calling time on multinational imperialism
With employment figures finally on the up and job announcements by the likes of Microsoft making the headlines, it is time to start cheerleading our thriving start-up sector, writes Paul Allen.
Oireachtas committee to discuss measures to boost job creation in the not-for-profit sector
Several groups will appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs later this afternoon.
Bloodstocks in the Middle East and life-sciences on the East Coast: Ministers on tour
Ministers Bruton and Coveney have set off on separate trade missions this week.
Bruton: Expect 48,000 new jobs in 2014
The jobs minister has set himself a high employment target following on from today’s Budget announcement.
€54m cost of JobBridge pushes 'employment supports' bill up by 10 per cent
Department of Social Protection spending represented 40.6 per cent of all Government expenditure last year, according to figures out today.
Bruton defends spending the last of the nation's savings
The final €6 billion left in National Pensions Reserve Fund is to be used to boost employment, says Richard Bruton TD.
12 post-war assembly lines you’re glad you don’t work on
After World War II, mass manufacturing needed tough bodies and minds to pump up production.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens first franchise in 55 years
Guerin Car Rental Solutions in Portugal was appointed a franchisee, bringing the brand’s European presence to six countries.
Bruton leads investment mission to US west coast
IDA Ireland is accompanying the Minister on his eleventh major trade or investment mission since he took office.
Space shuttle makes its final journey... by road
Endeavour’s two-miles-per-hour journey to the California Space Centre will mean all four shuttles have been rehoused.
Burton looks to play down tensions over sick pay reform
The social protection minister says a dispute about reforms to sick pay is not about her or any other minister.
Government hopes new website will lessen red tape burden will be launched by Minister Richard Bruton this morning.
€2m programme appoints managers to community enterprise centres
It was announced today that business development managers have been appointed to 37 community enterprise centres across the country under the programme.
VIDEO: Retired space shuttle journeys along Hudson River
The space shuttle Enterprise heads for its new home aboard the former aircraft carrier Intrepid.
Amazon to create 100 jobs in Dublin
The online retailer is seeking people to work as support engineers and software developers as well as in other roles. The announcement has been welcomed by the IDA and Minister Richard Bruton.
Try these for size: Irish inventor selling 200 ideas for new products
Fancy your own startup? Bill O’Riordan says he doesn’t have the skills to make money from his gadget ideas – but hopes they can spur others on to success.