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#Job Losses

# job-losses - Thursday 9 February, 2017

'We're very worried': Locals react as HP Inc to shut with loss of 500 jobs

With redundancies to begin in July, the town of Leixlip is preparing for the mass exodus.

# job-losses - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Troubled charity GOAL seeking up to 25 redundancies

The news caps a difficult 2016 for the charity.

# job-losses - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Fears up to 100 Yelp jobs will be lost in Dublin

The company’s co-founder said the decision to cut up to 175 jobs worldwide was not an easy one.

# job-losses - Thursday 6 October, 2016

AIB is laying off around 150 people

The Financial Services Union says it is concerned about the redundancies.

# job-losses - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Liberty Insurance set to slash 70 jobs in Dublin and Cavan

The redundancies come as part of a restructuring to deal with “challenging market conditions”.

# job-losses - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Over 200 jobs lost across four counties as family business goes into receivership

Excol Oil Limited has gone into receivership, with the immediate closure of all its interests.

# job-losses - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

More than 200 jobs set to go at Clare pharmaceutical plant

Plans announced last November to close the Roche’s Clare-based plant are going ahead after failure to secure a buyer.

# job-losses - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Job losses: Intel workers being told about 'separation programmes'

Meetings are happening on a one-to-one basis today.

# job-losses - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Confirmed: Intel to cut jobs in Ireland Exclusive

The company employs 5,000 people on their Kildare campus.

# job-losses - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Intel is laying off 12,000 staff - but no word on Irish jobs yet

The company says that it is not commenting on specifics just yet.

# job-losses - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Paddy Power to cut 300 jobs after Betfair merger

It is unclear which branches in Ireland will be impacted by the job losses.

# job-losses - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Tipperary pharma plant to close with 100 job losses

Workers at the Ranbaxy plant were informed of the decision today.

# job-losses - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From Business ETC Almost 580 jobs to go as liquidator appointed to Xtra-vision BUST

Almost 580 jobs to go as liquidator appointed to Xtra-vision

The movie chain blamed poor Christmas sales and the declining rental market.

# job-losses - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Yahoo is being squeezed to cut costs and its Irish staff could be in the firing line

The company opened a new EMEA office in Dublin last year.

# job-losses - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Almost 100 jobs to go as SuperValu closes stores in Carlow and Tipperary

SuperValu managing director Martin Kelleher said the decision “had not been made lightly”.

# job-losses - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Xtra-vision to close 28 stores after Christmas

It’s understood that the decline in DVD rental is causing the closures.

# job-losses - Friday 13 November, 2015

Roche Ireland boss had no advance notice of decision to close Clare plant

The pharma giant is pulling out of Clarecastle, leaving 240 jobs in the balance.

# job-losses - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Liberty Insurance is slashing 270 jobs across Ireland to deal with UK losses

The company employs over 1,000 people across the island of Ireland.

# job-losses - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From 1997 to 2015: Comparing a pre-Celtic Tiger liquidation to recession company busts

The sale of Clerys with the loss of almost 500 jobs last week serves as an uncomfortable reminder of just how vulnerable workers are when a company ceases to exist.

# job-losses - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

'After decades in Clerys, they wouldn't even let us take our things from the lockers'

Former Clerys workers struck a defiant tone at yesterday’s protest against job losses.

# job-losses - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Hundreds turn out for angry protest against Clerys job losses

The new owners, the Natrium consortium, closed the business on Friday without warning.

# job-losses - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Loan company Wonga to close Dublin office, cutting 175 jobs

The company says it is restructuring how it does business.

# job-losses - Thursday 19 February, 2015

170 jobs at risk as UPC moves roles to Philippines

Facilities in Dublin, Limerick, Galway, Cork and Waterford will be affected.

# job-losses - Thursday 29 January, 2015

IAG is a 'predator hovering over Aer Lingus'

The Transport Committee has been told that selling Aer Lingus share would ‘devastate’ Ireland’s economy and connectivity

# job-losses - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

'We want Bose to reconsider, closing this plant is going to hit the county hard'

Siptu is meeting with senior management at the audio company to appeal for them to reconsider the closure of a Monaghan facility.

# job-losses - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Shock in Monaghan as Bose closure sees 140 jobs axed

The company had been manufacturing audio systems in Monaghan since 1978, but will wind down and cease operations in April.

# job-losses - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Tesco wants to take a razor to its costs - and 350 Irish staff are out the door

The night-shift workers are taking redundancy and 90 of their jobs won’t be replaced.

# job-losses - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

140 staff let go as iconic Bewley's café in Dublin closes for six months

The cafe’s owners say it is currently significantly loss making.

# job-losses - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Pension deal for former Waterford Crystal workers on the table

The factory in Waterford closed in 2009 with the loss of 1,000 jobs.

# job-losses - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Jobs at risk as Rehab cuts back on fundraising and lotteries activities

As many as 40 jobs could be affected.

# job-losses - Monday 6 October, 2014

After 13 years, Peter Clohessy's bar in Limerick is closing

Rugby legend “The Claw” has run the iconic Limerick bar since before his retirement.

# job-losses - Thursday 2 October, 2014

140 jobs lost at Galway factory

Workers at Beckman Coulter were told the news this morning.

# job-losses - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Almost 400 jobs to go at Bombardier in Belfast

The company is currently undergoing a global restructuring, in which 1,800 jobs are at risk.

# job-losses - Thursday 14 August, 2014

160 jobs to go as MBNA closes Carrick-on-Shannon call centre

Attempts to sell the call centre were not possible according to the company.

# job-losses - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Transitions Optical warns of 60 redundancies as work moves to Asia

It’s expected that redundancies will be completed by the end of the year.

# job-losses - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Staff at Cork office made redundant, asked to train replacements

Stanley Black & Decker is moving 32 accountancy roles to Poland in September.

# job-losses - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Waterford's biggest employer is seeking as many as 200 redundancies

Bausch and Lomb has said that “substantial cost reductions” are required at the plant.

Jobs Department denies it withheld Waterford job losses until after the election

Independent TD John Halligan said the Department had been aware of the issue for some time.

# job-losses - Saturday 10 May, 2014

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# job-losses - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Barclays axe 7,000 jobs at struggling unit as it creates 'bad bank'

It will also have to sell or run down about £115 billion of non-core assets.