Speech by Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor At the Ireland India Business Association Conference, 27 October 2016

I am delighted to be here to address the Ireland India Business Association. This is a very important annual event and I thank the IIBA for the invitation to be with you today. It is also an opportunity to welcome India’s new Ambassador to Ireland, Ms Vijay Thakur Singh. Ambassador, I very much look forward to working with you as Ireland’s relationship with India continues to deepen and develop. I would like to acknowledge how important India is as a trading partner for Ireland.  

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150 New Jobs for Cork as Cylance Inc. Opens Ireland Office

Cylance® Inc., the company that is revolutionizing cybersecurity with products and services that use artificial intelligence to proactively prevent, rather than just reactively detect advanced persistent threats and malware, today announced the opening of a new office in Cork, Ireland. The launch of the company’s operations in Ireland is the latest in a series of internationalization moves to meet the global demand for the company’s next-generation endpoint protection product, CylancePROTECT®, and to provide in-region presence to support customers across EMEA.

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25 New Jobs for Wicklow with Initiative Ireland

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Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, today welcomed the announcement from Wicklow based Initiative Ireland that it will create 25 new jobs in the coming years. The news comes as the company prepares to raise €2m in investment, under the Employment and Investment Incentive Scheme, supporting the launch of their new Personal Lending Platform across Ireland. Scheduled for launch in 2017, Initiative Ireland will connect everyday people, empowering them to borrow and lend money direct to each other, at a fair, risk-based price.  

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Irish SMEs to Avail of Lower Corporate Tax Through Knowledge Development Box – Minister Mitchell O’Connor

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Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, is set to enable Irish SMEs involved in research and development activities, avail of the Knowledge Development Box taxation scheme.

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Trusource Labs to establish International Operations Centre in Limerick, creating 134 jobs

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor today announced that Technical Support Services company Trusource Labs is to establish an International Operations Centre in Limerick, creating 134 jobs over three years.

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Top Irish exporters meet to plan their post Brexit strategies at International Markets Week

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Almost nine out of ten Irish companies plan to extend into new international markets over the next 12 months according to a new survey by Enterprise Ireland, the state agency responsible for helping companies to grow their exports internationally.

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