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Dublin Live Register Drops by 20.65% as Economic Recovery Continues

Fine Gael TD for Dún Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has welcomed the news that the national Live Register has fallen for the 34th consecutive month and that in Dublin, the numbers of people signing on has dropped by… Read More

80,000 more people at work, an increase in full time jobs

Latest CSO Quarterly National Household Survey figures show further jobs growth Fine Gael TD for Dún Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor has welcomed the latest official CSO employment figures which indicate that growth in the economy is spreading across… Read More

Mitchell O’Connor welcomes €211,000 in funding under Built Heritage Jobs Leverage Scheme

Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has today (Thursday) welcomed the announcement by the Minister for the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Affairs, Jimmy Deenihan TD, of €211,000 in funding under the Built Heritage Jobs… Read More

Closure of M&S in Dun Laoghaire hugely disappointing – Mitchell O’Connor

Lack of parking in the town is forcing shoppers to go elsewhere   Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has expressed her disappointment this afternoon (Wednesday) at the news that the Marks & Spencer store in… Read More

Mary Mitchell O’Connor welcomes JobsPlus – New Jobs, Less Cost

1. What is JobsPlus? JobsPlus is a new employer incentive which encourages and rewards employers who offer employment opportunities to the long term unemployed. This incentive replaces the Employer Job (PRSI) Exemption and Revenue Job Assist schemes from… Read More

Mitchell O’Connor welcomes new system of redeployment for SNAs

New panel system will deliver a sense of security for Special Needs Assistants   Fine Gael Dun Laoghaire Deputy, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has welcomed the announcement of a Supplementary Assignment Panel for Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) by the… Read More

Cabinteely Article in Irish Times – Big Publicity for Little Village

Big publicity for the little village of Cabinteely today as the Irish Times Life and Style section cover the reinvigorated community. “Cabinteely is an independent little village that has improved during recessionary times,” says Fine Gael TD Mary… Read More

96% of measures delivered under Action Plan for Jobs Fifth Progress Report – Taoiseach, Tánaiste, Minister for Jobs

144 out of 150 measures scheduled in the Action Plan for Jobs to be delivered in the first quarter of 2013 have been implemented, the Taoiseach, the Tánaiste and the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation announced today… Read More

Government plan for 20,000 new manufacturing jobs by 2016

Forfás and Expert Group on Future Skills Needs prepare strategies aimed at delivering on potential for 43,000 new jobs in the sector by 2020 The Government today (Monday 22 April) published its plans for 20,000 additional jobs in… Read More

2,000 additional ICT graduates to be provided in the coming year as part of Government drive to make Ireland the internet capital of Europe

Target of 700 additional work-employment permits in ICT sector under new reforms An additional 1,300 graduates from industry led programmes  A total of 2,000 additional ICT graduates-level professionals will be provided in the coming year through the education… Read More