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Minister Mitchell O’Connor at Fitbit EMEA HQ for official opening and jobs announcement

  Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE: FIT), the leader in the connected health and fitness category, today announced the opening of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Dublin, Ireland and appointed a new Managing Director, Des Power…. Read More

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor opens SE2 Waterford Office

The Minister announced 65 new jobs in se2, the leading third-party administrator for the North American life and pensions industry, in Waterford, IDA’s Technology Park. The company has an existing fulltime team of 70 and hope to fill… Read More

200 New Jobs and €10,000,000 Investment for Carrick on Shannon

 Today, VistaMed, the leading Irish catheter and extrusion provider to the global medical device industry, announced the creation of 200 new jobs at the official opening of its new state-of-the-art Research and Development facility in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim…. Read More

Two million people now in employment in the State

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor today (Tuesday) welcomed the latest Quarterly National Household Survey figures from the Central Statistics Office, showing that for the first time since Quarter 4 2008 there are now… Read More

Search for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’ Connor has launched the latest search to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE). With a €2 million investment fund available, the enterprise initiative from the Department of Jobs, Enterprise… Read More

Good News from Local Enterprise Offices’ Food Academy Programme

A survey by the Local Enterprise Offices shows that 281 small food and drink producers, members of the Food Academy Programme who employ 1,131 people, have made the break-through into the retail market. Those same businesses expect to… Read More

Article from Business World on my visit to announce 150 new jobs at Sigmar Recruitment

Sigmar Recruitment yesterday announced the creation of 150 new jobs to service its new Centre of Excellence.

Minister Mitchell O’Connor receives the Low Pay Commissions Recommendation on the National Minimum Wage

 19th July 2016 The Low Pay Commission is recommending an increase in the national minimum wage of 10 cents per hour. In its second report a majority of the members of the Commission recommend that the appropriate rate… Read More

Statement on UK vote to leave the European Union

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., has acknowledged the result of the UK referendum on EU membership.