Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Act 2017 comes into force and now extends to SMEs

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor has announced the commencement of an Act for a certification scheme aimed at inventions developed by SMEs. The scheme comes within the Knowledge Development Box initiative announced in the Finance Act, 2015.

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor visits Flow Technology on Trade and Investment Mission in Ireland

With executives from Flow Technology and Enterprise Ireland

As part of the two-day Enterprise Ireland / IDA Trade & Investment Mission in Ireland event, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD visited Flow Technology at their facility in Charleville, Co. Cork on 17 May.

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Mary Mitchell O’Connor Statement on Fine Gael Leadership

Enda Kenny has been a phenomenal Fine Gael leader, Taoiseach, politician and parliamentarian.

He was one of the few, indeed maybe the only, politician who had the drive, the skillset and the courage to step up and do the work needed to secure our state. When needed most, he showed stamina, strength and conviction.

The right person, for the right job, at the right time. We all owe him a debt of gratitude.

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Aspire Technology announces 150 new jobs in Dublin

Aspire Technology, an independent, Irish-owned and managed ICT company today (Friday, 12 May 2017) announced 150 new jobs at their Irish headquarters in Sandyford, County Dublin. Founded in 2010, Aspire Technology delivers end-to-end mobile network lifecycle professional services and product solutions to the world’s leading telecommunications, equipment and software providers.

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Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor attends Foreign Affairs Council – Trade, Brussels

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. attended today, the Foreign Affairs Council – Trade in Brussels. The Minister  discussed at Council preparations for the 11th World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference, implementation of Free Trade Agreements, an update on preparations for the opening of new trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand and an update on ongoing trade negotiations with Japan, Mexico and Mercosur.

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Publication of submissions to public consultation on resale of tickets for entertainment and sporting events

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, today announced the publication of the responses received by her Department to the recent public consultation on the resale of tickets for entertainment and sporting events.

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