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# jobswatch - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Richard Bruton on 20th foreign trip to drum up jobs

The Minister headed for Texas today with Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland.

# jobswatch - Friday 2 May, 2014

Good news for Cork with 350 new jobs on the way

Voxpro started with six employees and will have 850 workers by the end of the year.

Good news: 50 new jobs in Dublin pharmaceutical firm

BioMarin Pharmaceutical, which also has a manufacturing facility in Cork, said it expects to employ a total of 200 people here by the end of 2017.

# jobswatch - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Taoiseach warns of risk of 'welfare dependency' despite falling unemployment

An Taoiseach made the comments as Live Register declined for the 22nd consecutive month.

Unemployment rate falls again to 11.7 per cent

It represents the 22nd month in a row that the number of claimants on the Live Register has fallen.

Jobs boost for Killarney and Cork

Outsourcing specialist expects employee numbers to grow to 170 over the next year.

# jobswatch - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Dublin-based companies have had €200 million worth of IDA backing, Laois has had €380,000

And other counties are lagging behind as well.

# jobswatch - Monday 28 April, 2014

Almost 500 jobs as EY expands international business unit in Belfast

The jobs boost by the company, formerly known as Ernst and Young, will see its workforce in the city triple.

Diona opens global HQ in Dublin, creates 40 new tech jobs

Diona was founded in 2012 by Dublin-born Graham Stubbs and has offices in India, the UK, Germany, USA, Canada, Dubai and New Zealand.

# jobswatch - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

The Government is making it easier for skilled workers from abroad to work in Ireland

A new bill will bring in nine different ways to be granted an employment permit.

PhoneWatch to create 230 jobs in 12 regions across the country

The new roles are in engineering, sales and operational areas of the business.

# jobswatch - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Irish Examiner group is cutting more than 50 jobs

Landmark Media Investments informed staff of the news at the newspaper’s Cork office today.

# jobswatch - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Helicopter leasing company lands in Dublin with some new jobs

Two other companies also announced the creation of jobs in Dublin today bringing the total to 48.

# jobswatch - Monday 14 April, 2014

Good news: €80 million investment and 180 new jobs for Limerick

Both Richard Bruton and Michael Noonan announced the new positions this afternoon.

Irish-themed TV station to create 150 jobs

IrishTV will broadcast through Europe and the US and will launch in May.

# jobswatch - Thursday 10 April, 2014

SurveyMonkey has moved to Dublin, employing 50 people

The company provides online survey services to global firms.

# jobswatch - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Planning on applying to the Defence Forces? Better get moving...

The deadline for applications is midnight tonight.

# jobswatch - Friday 4 April, 2014

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

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

# jobswatch - Thursday 3 April, 2014

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Enda and Michael had an absolutely brilliant time at Ryanair's new Dublin campus

Yes, that’s a cow looking at our Finance Minister’s, eh, trousers.

New jobs for Dublin, Shannon, Cork and Waterford

This brings the total number of jobs announced today to 555.

Ryanair promises 200 jobs as it opens new Dublin campus and launches new website

The airline say the jobs will be in the areas of technology, software and marketing.

US pharmaceutical company announces 200 new jobs for Dublin

Alexion will spend around €75 million creating 200 new jobs over the next two years in west Dublin.

# jobswatch - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Live Register drops for 21st month in a row

There were 391,232 people on the Live Register last month, some 33,856 fewer than in March 2013

# jobswatch - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

25 new jobs on the way as HMV opens Galway city store

The new outlet brings the number of HMV stores around the country to six.

50 jobs announced at Limerick software company

KEMP Technologies will bring its Irish workforce to 80 with the new jobs.

# jobswatch - Monday 31 March, 2014

Carl Scarpa and Flannery's Pub among eight firms who saved over 400 jobs so far this year

The Hughes Blake SME Examinership Index showed that seven of the eight firms were SMEs.

# jobswatch - Friday 28 March, 2014

Coffee chain to invest €20 million, creating 320 jobs

Caffe Nero opened their first branch in Ireland this month and hopes it will be start of a major investment.

Looking for work in telecoms? Vodafone is to hire more than 100 new people

57 of these new positions will be permanent, with a further 51 contract roles and five graduate recruits.

# jobswatch - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Most tech companies in Ireland want to expand

However, access to credit, scalability and hiring the right people remain challenges.

# jobswatch - Friday 21 March, 2014

New high-tech McDonald's in Kilkenny has tablets and self order kiosks

The company has created 60 additional jobs at the drive-through restaurant which opened officially today.

# jobswatch - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Play Skyrim? The developer is hiring 250 customer support jobs in Galway

They’re looking for 70 French speakers, 30 German speakers as well as 150 English speakers.

Fancy a move to Central Okanagan? Hundreds of Canada, Australia & NZ jobs on offer today

Yes, Central Okangan… It’s not as remote as it sounds.

# jobswatch - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Employers say hiring outlook 'most encouraging since 2008'

Prospects haven’t looked this good since the year Bertie Ahern stepped down, and Padraig Harrington won the USPGA…

# jobswatch - Friday 14 March, 2014

150 jobs to go as Musgrave ends deal with Blanchardstown supplier

Musgrave won’t be renewing its contract with Wincanton — as it has decided to supply all of its stores from its own distribution network.

A 'black day' for Donegal Gaeltacht as 140 jobs go at Largo Foods

The firm announced the loss of 140 jobs at its Donegal plant today.

# jobswatch - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Huge spike in demand for insurance & claims specialists following storms

There’s also been a boost in activity in construction as firms hire new staff to carry out repairs, according to one recruitment company.

# jobswatch - Friday 7 March, 2014

Back in black: HMV to reopen on Grafton St

The chain went into receivership in early 2013, with a loss of 300 jobs.

# jobswatch - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Bristol-Myers Squibb to close one facility, 160 to lose jobs

The company is to close its Cruiserath facility in Co Dublin.

WIT aiming to create some 600 jobs for the south-east

NetLabs, a €5 million research building, was officially opened by the Minister for Education today.

# jobswatch - Thursday 27 February, 2014

New year, new jobs plan as Government keeps it local

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