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300 new jobs for Limerick as Fazzi Healthcare Services establishes Irish based company

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Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor today announced that US-based Fazzi Healthcare Services has established a new Irish based coding and healthcare services company in Limerick, creating 300 jobs over five years.

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GE to invest €150 million in a new biopharmaceutical manufacturing campus

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Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, today announced that GE (NYSE:GE) is to invest €150 million in a new biopharmaceutical manufacturing campus on Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Ireland’s strategic site at Loughbeg, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork. GE BioPark Cork, subject to contract and planning approvals, will feature Europe’s first KUBio™, prefabricated, off-the-shelf bio-manufacturing facilities, owned and run by GE customers, and will serve as focal point for further investment in next-generation biopharmaceutical manufacturing in Ireland.

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110 New Jobs for Dublin as part of €3 million investment by Nightline

Nightline, Ireland’s largest independent logistic and delivery service, has today announced the creation of 110 new jobs in Dublin as part of an expansion of the business with an investment of €3 million. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., joined Nightline CEO, John Tuohy, in announcing this important growth and continued success of the business. The company is expanding to cater for the launch of new premium services for its customers including same day, evening and weekend deliveries. As a direct result of this investment Nightline has opened a new depot in Swords, Co. Dublin. These jobs are part of a growth announcement of 150 new jobs nationally for Nightline.

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110 Jobs for Newcastle West, Co. Limerick, with Ortec Inc.

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Ortec Inc., a leading biomaterial and polymer technology company serving the life sciences industry, today announced it is to establish a European Headquarters, Manufacturing and Operations Centre in Newcastle West, Co. Limerick, creating up to 110 skilled engineering and science jobs in the region over the next several years once the plant is operational. The project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland.

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor welcomes news of 165 new jobs with Deutsche Bank

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Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD and IDA Ireland today welcomed the announcement by Deutsche Bank that the company has opened a data lab in Dublin that will create 40 new jobs. The company also announced plans to create a further 125 Technology and Operations roles in Dublin supporting its Global Markets and Corporate & Investment Banking divisions.

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Lift-off for European Space Agency Space Solutions Centre Ireland

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ESA partners with Ireland to boost the use of space technology for down-to-earth applications

 CORK, Ireland, 7 September– Irish start-ups that use space technology in both terrestrial and space exploration contexts are being invited to apply to the new ESA Space Solutions Centre Ireland for funding and support.

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Expansion of Early Childhood Care and Education Programme is good news for families

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Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and TD for Dun Laoghaire constituency, has said that the announcement by Minister for Children, Katherine Zappone, of an expansion to the Early Childhood Care and Education Programme, (ECCE), will be of huge benefit to working parents across the Dun Laoghaire constituency.

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor visit to Brussels

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Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD with Commissioner Bienkowska

Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D., is in Brussels today Monday, 5th September for a series of meetings with Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska, European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Commissioner Cecelia Malmstrom, European Commissioner for Trade, and Vicky Ford, MEP, Chair of the Internal Market (IMCO) Committee of the European Parliament.

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