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# Job Losses

Last month
August 2023
Accenture workers to be offered State help as ‘devastating’ 890 redundancies planned
It is said to be one of the biggest single redundancy moves in Ireland in many years.
This year
Siptu to meet government and WRC over Tara Mines job losses
650 workers at Tara Mines in County Meath have been temporarily laid off.
Meta expects around 500 jobs losses in Ireland as part of latest round of cuts
Meta announced 10 weeks ago that there would be 10,000 job losses globally.
Meta announced 10 weeks ago that there would be 10,000 job losses globally.
The first round of these job cuts in April resulted in around 10 job cuts here.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has described today's figures as 'significant'.
Vodafone cutting 11,000 jobs as new CEO says group ‘must change’
Taoiseach says Coveney 'engaging' with tech sector as Google confirms it will cut 240 Irish jobs
Vodafone cutting 11,000 jobs as new CEO says group ‘must change’
Newly appointed CEO Margherita Della Valle said that the company’s performance “has not been good enough”.
Shopify to axe Irish jobs as part of 20% global workforce cut
Shopify cut its workforce by 10% in July 2022.
Siptu to raise millions paid out in dividends by Cartamundi's Ireland site in job losses talks
The company is to close its Waterford factory where 234 people are employed.
Worldwide tech job cuts having ‘no visible impact’ on Irish labour market
The European Commission has revised upwards its forecasts for economic growth this year in Ireland.
PayPal to cut around 2,000 jobs, 7% of its global workforce
PayPal employees around 2,000 people in Ireland and has operations here in Blanchardstown and Dundalk.
Tesco says its Ireland stores are unaffected by UK overhaul of 2,100 jobs
It announced that it will extend changes to store management roles, shut remaining counters and hot delis and shut a number of in-store pharmacies as part of the shake-up.
Philips cuts 6,000 more jobs after sleep device recall
The Amsterdam-based firm unveiled net losses of €1.605 billion last year, largely due to massive recall of faulty sleep respirators.
Argos set to close all Irish outlets by June
The company employs around 580 people across 34 stores in Ireland.
Amazon to cut more than 18,000 jobs globally
In September the company shipping items from a new fulfilment centre in Dublin which employs 500 people.
Last year
Varadkar: Around 140 redundancies so far at Twitter in Ireland
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar announced that they layoffs were confirmed with the Department of Enterprise.
'Too much too soon': Irish tech 'unicorn' to cut workforce by 40%
The 200 jobs cuts will bring Wayflyer’s headcount back to where it was ten months ago.
Tech firm Intercom to cut workforce by almost 13%, leaving 39 jobs in Ireland at risk
The New York Times is reporting that Amazon plans to lay off approximately 10,000 people starting as soon as this week.
Facebook owner Meta to lay off 13% of its workforce, resulting in 11,000 job losses
Up to 400 people based here could lose their jobs as part of the global cuts.
Government to consult tech giants over Irish job losses, Taoiseach says
It comes as Tánaiste Leo Varadkar met with senior officials from the IDA today for briefings on the tech sector.
Twitter layoffs before US midterms fuel misinformation concerns as Musk defends sackings
Twitter fired half of its 7,500-strong staff yesterday.
Twitter begins cutting jobs, including in Ireland, in the wake of Elon Musk’s takeover
Twitter employs more than 7,500 people around the world.
Patreon to close Dublin office, three years after opening
The closure of the Dublin and Berlin offices will result in 80 job losses.
UK's Transport Secretary calls for P&O Ferries boss to quit
Grant Shapps said he should resign after his ‘brazen’ comments about ‘knowingly breaking the law’.
Revoke licences of P&O Ferries, maritime union urges UK transport secretary
Nautilus International’s general secretary Mark Dickinson said the action taken by the firm was “deplorable”.
Downing Street warns P&O Ferries it is ‘looking very closely’ at legality of sackings
Demonstrations are being held at ports today, with unions calling for a boycott of the company.
P&O Ferries staff refuse to leave ships after company makes 800 workers redundant
In a statement, the company said that in its current state, “P&O Ferries is not a viable business.”
Tesco security staff given extra week to decide between severance and moving to new company
Earlier this month almost 100 Tesco security workers were told their jobs could be lost by the end of February.
'Good job in the pandemic lads, now you're gone': Tesco security guards shocked at job losses
Almost 100 Tesco security workers face losing their jobs by the end of the month.
Almost 100 Tesco security workers face losing their jobs by the end of the month, Órla Ryan reports
Security guards said they were verbally abused and spat on during the pandemic and have now been made to feel "disposable"
"I've worked for this company since I was 16 years of age, I literally do not know anything else," one man told us
All time
Hundreds of jobs in Dublin to go as Deutsche Bank moves to cut its Irish workforce
Some 250 full-time roles will be relocated while a number of contractor jobs will be cut altogether.
Younger workers have been hit hardest by pandemic, according to new research
New research by the ESRI shows employment is 14% below pre-pandemic levels for people aged 15-34.
Almost 500 jobs to go as Carphone Warehouse set to close all Irish stores
All 80 stores will close their doors with immediate effect, the company said in a statement.
69 standalone and 12 in-store outlets to shut
Company says employees will be 'fully supported' following announcement
Tánaiste describes news as a 'huge blow'
Phones, plans and contracts: How will the closure of Carphone Warehouse in Ireland affect customers?
Minimum wage workers disproportionately affected by pandemic disruption, says ESRI
With cost of living taken into account, Ireland has just the seventh-highest minimum wage in Europe.
Rehab to make 37 workers with disabilities at Limerick facility redundant due to impact of Covid-19
The employees work at the Rehab Logistics facility in Raheen.
AIB to cut 1,500 jobs and merge branches in bid to save costs
The bank said it aims to achieve over 10% reduction in costs by 2023.
Up to 700 manufacturing jobs to go in Antrim
A senior trade unionist suggested some of the roles at Caterpillar in the Antrim town of Larne may be outsourced to India.
New Pandemic Unemployment Payment bands kick in today, here's what you need to know
The PUP will move from two rates of payment to three rates, and the top rate is being reduced.
Ulster Bank plans to cut 266 jobs to reduce costs
The bank suffered a loss of €276 million in the first six months of the year.
At least 2,450 jobs lost in Dublin pub sector since March, publican reps say
The LVA has indicated there may also be further significant job losses ahead.
Marks & Spencer to cut 950 jobs in the UK — but its Irish stores are 'unaffected'
M&S was in the middle of a restructuring when the pandemic hit.
Aer Lingus workers reject proposals on working conditions
Trade union Fórsa criticised the approach taken by Aer Lingus.
Up to 500 Aer Lingus job losses expected due to pandemic
The airline said the Covid-19 pandemic is having a “catastrophic effect on the aviation industry”.
Bombardier reveals plans for 400 job losses at Belfast plant
The Canadian plane maker says Covid-19 has forced it to resize its business.