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16th January 2020 / Economy

Hundreds Apply to work on remote Irish Island

Caretaker jobs on Great Blasket, Irelands most westerly point draws responses all the way from Alaska to South Africa Read...
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8th January 2020 / Construction, Economy

Continued Growth In The Irish Economy but Challenges Remain

The CSO has published national accounts data measuring the performance of Irish economy for the first three quarters of 2019....
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3rd December 2019 / Economy, Pharmaceutical, Technology

60 Jobs To Be Created In Clare

Engineering group Smithstown Light Engineering is to add 60 jobs in the areas of engineering, programmers and quality control specialists....
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26th November 2019 / Construction, Economy, Technology

Intel welcomes green light for $4bn plant in Leixlip

Intel has received planning for it's $4 billion manufacturing fab facility in Leixlip. Read more from Yala here Latest News...
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18th November 2019 / Construction, Economy

90 Jobs To Be Created With Townmore

Townmore to create 90 jobs as prepares for projects in Dublin, Cork and London. Read more from Yala here Latest...
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11th November 2019 / Economy, Pharmaceutical

Wuxi To Add 200 Further Jobs In Dundalk

Chinese pharmaceutical group Wuxi, which is currently building a plant which is due to add 400 jobs. Read more from...
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4th November 2019 / Economy, Pharmaceutical, Technology

100 Jobs Announced For Galway

Complete Laboratory Solutions has announced it will create 100 new jobs in Galway, CLS which provides medical technology solutions. Read...
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14th October 2019 / Economy, Pharmaceutical

Janssen Sciences Ireland To Add 200 Jobs In Cork

Janssens biotech facility is to add 200 jobs in its Ringaskiddy, Cork facility. The jobs will be focused on treatments...
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7th October 2019 / Economy, Pharmaceutical

BioMarin Opens Its New Dublin Headquarters

BioMarin opened its new EMEA headquarters last week in Dublin. BioMarin, which specialises on treatments for genetic disorders moved into...
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20th September 2019 / Construction

100 Jobs Construction Jobs To Come To Cork

Cork based construction company MMD Construction is to add 100 new construction roles, these news jobs are in the areas...
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9th September 2019 / Construction, Economy

Latest Construction Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) Shows Homebuilding On The Rise

According to the most recent PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) homebuilding is up. Read more from Yala here Latest News The...
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30th August 2019 / Construction, Economy

Jacobs to Add 200 Jobs Across Ireland

Engineering multinational Jacobs, is to add a further 200 jobs to its facilities across Dublin, Cork and Belfast after completing...
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12th August 2019 / Pharmaceutical, Technology

Pfizer To Combine With Mylan For Off-Patent Products

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is set to purchase Mylan in an all stock deal to combine it with its own off-patent...
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31st July 2019 / Pharmaceutical

Approval Given For MSD Carlow Expansion Project

Multinational pharmaceutical group, MSD has been given planning approval for an expansion of its Carlow site. The new facility will...
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29th July 2019

Residential Building Up By Over 50% From Last Year

According to address database site GeoDirectory there now over 14,000 residences under construction. A jump of 52.8% compared to this...
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22nd July 2019

540 Jobs Set For Wicklow As Planning Permission is Granted for Data Centre in Arklow

Read more from Yala here Latest News ABP (An Bord Pleanala) have granted planning permission for a data centre in...
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9th July 2019

Takeda Opens Its New Manufacturing Facility at Grange Castle

Takeda Ireland is set to open its first API facility outside of Japan this week with its recently completed facility...
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4th July 2019

Natus Medical Announce 25 jobs in Galway

Read more from Yala here Latest News Medical devices group Natus Medical in Galway is to expand its Gort based...
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2nd July 2019

Energia to invest €3 billion into renewable energy projects

Read more from Yala here Latest News Energia has announced it has planned €3 billion in investment for the coming...
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24th June 2019

The Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), to add 350 jobs in its second phase

Read more from Yala here Latest News The AMBER Centre, which is the centre for Advanced Materials & BioEngineering Research...
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17th June 2019

Medtech firm Stryker to invest €200 mn in R&D in Ireland

Read more from Yala here Latest News The medical device and technology group; Stryker, which employes over 3,500 people. The...
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12th June 2019

Turnover in Irelands 50 Largest Construction Firms Reaches €8 bn

Read more from Yala here Latest News Combined turnover reached €8.39 for the top 50 combined contractors according to the...
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6th June 2019

Unemployment in Ireland at Lowest Point Since 2005

Read more from Yala here Latest News The Central Statistics Office (CSO) released figures for the month of May show...
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29th May 2019

Works Begin on Construction of Wuxi’s New Biologics Facility

Read more from Yala here Latest News Wuxi Biologics in Dundalk have begun construction works on its new biologics facility....
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21st May 2019

Approval Given for $4bn Expansion for Intel Development

Read more from Yala here Latest News Kildare County Council has approved the $4bn expansion for Intel's new Fab fabrication...
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16th May 2019

Crest Solutions to add 180 jobs in Cork

Read more from Yala here Latest News After opening its new Customer Innovation Centre, Crest Solution will create 180 jobs...
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13th May 2019

8,400 homes Approved by ABP for Clonburris in South Dublin

Read more from Yala here Latest News An Bord Pleanala has approved plans for 8,400 homes in Clonburris, the area...
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30th April 2019

Allergan to Bring 63 More Jobs in Mayo

The pharmaceuticals and biologics giant Allergan is to continue investing into its Irish Operations in Westport, Mayo.
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15th April 2019

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care to add a further 100 jobs in its Limerick facilities

Read more from Yala here Latest News Johnson & Johnson continues expanding with a €100 million investment in Limerick in...
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11th April 2019

PMI Index show continued growth in residential projects

The most recent publication of the monthly PMI Index revealed the figures for March. Read more from Yala here Latest...
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8th April 2019

Edward Lifesciences to create 600 jobs in Limerick

Pharmaceutical and medical device company to create 600 jobs in it's Limerick plant after doubling it's investment from €80mn to...
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3rd April 2019

Government Makes Changes to Work Permit System in Ireland

The Government has announced changes to several areas areas for work permits in several sectors in Ireland.
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29th March 2019 / Brexit, Economy

Ireland’s Economy The Fastest Growing in the EU

Ireland has fastest growing economy in the EU for a fifth year in a row. While these figures were to some extent flattered by the large presence of multinationals within the country. Overall tthe data showed stability in employment as well as strong retail sales pointing the boosting of figures. In 2017 the growth measured at 7.2%.
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26th March 2019 / Construction, Economy

€200 million Crowne Square Development Granted Planning Permission in Galway

Read more from Yala here Latest News Crowne Square Development Crowne Square Development in Galway has been granted planning permission...
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13th March 2019 / Economy, Pharmaceutical

Valeo Galway To Create A Further 50 Jobs in Tuam, to Invest €44 million

The French automotive supplier giant Valeo, is to invest €44 million into research and the development of an innovation programme which is to create 50 new jobs in Tuam, Co. Galway.
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12th March 2019 / Construction, Economy

Construction activity in Ireland Reaches a 7 Month High

Read more from Yala here Latest News Construction Activity in Ireland Construction activity in Ireland sees another rise. The Irish...
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11th March 2019 / Economy

Changes For Spouses and Partners of Critical Skills Visa Holders

Ministers Humphreys and Flanagan announce change to immigration arrangements for spouses and partners of Critical Skills Employment Permit Holders 6th March 2019
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7th March 2019 / Economy, Pharmaceutical

Life Sciences Group Meissner Filtration Products to Add 150 Jobs in Mayo

Read more from Yala here Latest News 150 jobs to be added in Castlebar US based Meissner Filtration Products is...
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5th March 2019 / Economy

Surge Seen in Construction Jobs in Ireland

Read more from Yala here Latest News Ireland's Employment Levels Construction jobs number have steadily increased, Ireland has experience in...
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1st March 2019 / Economy, Technology

Dublin is Now Europe’s Largest Data Cluster

Dublin has surpassed London to become the largest data hosting cluster in Europe, with over 25% of the European market...
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25th February 2019 / Economy, Pharmaceutical

IQVIA To Create 100 Jobs in Dublin

Pharmaceutical organisation,IQVIA a US firm which provides support services in the pharmaceutial, biotech and medical sectors the organisation will be...
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15th February 2019 / Brexit, Economy, Pharmaceutical

Pharma company Renata to opens Irish based subsidiary

Renata Limited, former Pfizer subsidiary, has decided to continue to exports through Ireland.
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11th February 2019 / Construction, Economy

Dublin Cranes Reach A New Record High

Deliotte's Crane Survey recorded at 121 visible over the centre on February 1st, it represents a rise of 12 percent...
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5th February 2019 / Brexit, Economy, Pharmaceutical

Brexit Causes Pharma Organisations To Move Operations

There has been a significant jump in Brexit related project which have been transferring between the UK and Ireland, according to John Cahill, the...
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30th January 2019 / Economy, Pharmaceutical

DePuy Synthes To Add 30 New Jobs To Its Cork Site

Pharmaceutical and medical technology firm DePuy Synthes is to create 30 jobs at its Irish hub in Cork as part of its €36m invesments into the areas of research and development. The companies of DePuy which was acquired in 1998 and Synthes in 2012 by pharmaceutical and medical device giant Johnson & Johnson.
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29th January 2019 / Brexit, Economy

EY Names Dublin As Top Brexodus Location

Professional services firm EY has named Dublin as it's top "Brexodus" location for organisation seeking to move from the UK following the Brexit result and the continued...
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28th January 2019 / Brexit, Economy

UK Based Application Increase by A Third on

According to application for roles by candidates coming from the Britain have increase by a third ahead of the coming Brexit...
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24th January 2019 / Brexit, Economy, Pharmaceutical

EMA Sets Date For Leaving London Headquarters

The EMA (European Medicines Agency) has set the date on which it is due to leave its London headquarters, it is due to leave it's London office on...
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22nd January 2019 / Economy, Pharmaceutical, Technology

Eurofins to create 150 jobs in Dublin

Life sciences organisation, Eurofins is set to recruit a further 150 jobs for operations based in Dublin. Eurofins, which has steadily....
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18th January 2019 / Construction, Economy

20% Growth in the Expected Construction Industry in 2019

There is expected to be an approximately 20% growth in the construction industry in the coming year however, only 15% were said to be equipped to deal with the skills shortage.
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8th January 2019 / Construction, Economy

More workers needed for housing and infrastructure projects

IBEC (Irish Business and Employers Confederation) have said that currently there is not enough experienced construction workers to build the required level of housing, it added to this by saying that the immediate need would need to be filled by non-national workers with the help of government plans to aid this.
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2nd January 2019 / Brexit, Economy, Pharmaceutical

Continued Uncertainty Of Brexit & IDA Funding

The IDA, has paid more than €42m to companies in the pharmaceutical, technological and food sectors as the threat of a potential hard-brexit becomes an ever increasing possibility.
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18th December 2018 / Brexit, Economy, Pharmaceutical

Central Pharma to create 100 jobs in Tralee

UK based Central Pharma is to set up operations in Tralee, Central Pharma, a UK-based pharmaceutical packaging manufacturer is a leading outsource partner to many pharma and nutraceutical organisations.Central Pharma had been prompted by continued Brexit uncertainty as well as the proximity to Tralee IT which has faculty in STEM.
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13th December 2018 / Construction, Economy

Continued Growth Seen in Construction for November

The month of November revealed the continued growth after a short lived 3 month slump, with November marking a 5 year high in new business orders.
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10th December 2018 / Construction, Economy, Pharmaceutical, Technology

WuXi to soon begin construction on its Irish Biomanufacturing Facility

WuXi Biologics is set to begin construction on its Dundalk, the Greenfield site in Mullagharlin, Dundalk. It is the companies first site in Europe, supported by the IDA, through the Irish government.
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27th November 2018 / Economy, Pharmaceutical

Genomics Medicine Ireland to create 600 jobs in Dublin

Genomics Medicine Ireland is set to open a new offices based in Dublin, it follow a €350m investment which aims to create over 600 jobs in the next 5 years. The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund along with other leading global investor have announced this programme with the aim of making Ireland a key hub for research in Genomes.
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26th November 2018 / Economy, Pharmaceutical

Qualio to Open Dublin Offices

San Francisco based Qualio, a life sciences quality management software firm founded by a chemist from Cork are planning to open their offices in Dublin, it is expected to imply up to 30 people in the next two years.
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19th November 2018 / Brexit, Construction, Economy

A hard Brexit may effect the ability of the state to build housing

The republic is expected to face "significants challenges" in the construction of new housing if the Brexit result is to be a "hard Brexit".
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13th November 2018 / Brexit, Economy, Pharmaceutical

US Steris to move to Ireland following Brexit Result

Steris is to move it's base in UK to Ireland following the Brexit result. The US Healthcare Giant Steris, the $10bn Ohio based organisation has moved in light of it remaining within the UK would expect to cost over $50 million to the organisation.
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12th November 2018 / Economy, Technology

Takeda to close $62bn deal for Irish company Shire in January

Takeda investors are to hold an extraordinary general meeting as it prepares to seek approval for its $62 billion bid for the the Irish headquartered pharmaceutical organisation. It aims to have the deal closed by January 8th.
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5th November 2018 / Construction, Economy, Pharmaceutical

70 jobs to be Created in Blarney through new ILC Dover Facility

The US based company is to set up a new production facility in Blarney. ILC Dover which is a safety and systems equipment operator is to relocate it's office to new facility located in Blarney in its new Cork centre.
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30th October 2018 / Construction, Economy

Irish firm awarded joint venture for construction of runway at Dublin Airport

The DAA has awarded its main contract for the construction of its new 320 million euro runway to a Roadbridge and FCC Construccion, a joint Irish-Spanish venture. The companies were announced as the winners of the bid to build the 3.1km runway. Construction on the project is expected to get under way immediately with its completion scheduled in the first half of 2021.
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25th October 2018 / Construction, Economy, Technology

Intel To Expand Production in Leixlip Plant

Intel is to expand production in its Leixlip plant in response to a growth within the PC market which is the first major level of growth since 2011.
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22nd October 2018 / Economy

Construction Starts On Development of Offices and Student Apartments On Former Beamish & Crawford Brewery Site

The next phase of the redevelopment of the former Beamish & Crawford Brewery site is set to begin, the coming phase will include student accommodation, as well as offices.
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17th October 2018 / Economy, Pharmaceutical

MSD To Add A Further 170 jobs In Its Carlow Site

MSD is to add a further 170 jobs in its manufacturing facility based in Carlow, the MSD site in Carlow first opened in 2008 and now employs over 400 and due to add further positions with the second facility expected to be completed in 2023.
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15th October 2018 / Economy

Construction industry output expected to hit €21bn this year

The construction industry out put is expected to rise to €21bn this year, this is still 55% of the highest output level which was at its peak in 2007. The increase from the first quarter of this year amounting to 7.4%
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10th October 2018 / Economy

Main Takeaways From Budget 2019

With several changes in this years budget from VAT in the hospitality sector going up from 9% to 13.5% as well as a 5 euro increase in the welfare active from next. In addition to a minimum wage increase to 9.80 euros per hour.
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8th October 2018 / Brexit, Economy

How Will This Years Budget Look This Year?

With with the budget in this coming week, what can be expected, what will be raised, what will be lowered?
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5th October 2018 / Economy, Pharmaceutical

600 Jobs to be Added by Edwards Lifesciences in Limerick

But Limerick has beaten Clare to the overall €80m euro investment, a move welcomed across the board. The American firm beat out Clare with an overall €80m euro investment, this that will be expected to employ 600 plus people when it is completed.
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3rd October 2018 / Economy

The Construction Industry is Key to How Next Cycle of Boom and Bust Will Play Out

The construction industry will be of key importance into how the the next cycle of boom bust will play out and how it develops when compared to the previous cycle and the effect that it had.
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3rd October 2018 / Pharmaceutical

Vertext signs deal with HSE for Orkambi

In June of last year, Vertex Ireland reached an agreement with the HSE for the sale of Orkambi to around 600 people here. Vertex has signed a deal with HSE for Orkambi drug, Vertex revenues have been seen to rise going from €23.84m to €35m with revenues increasing by 47pc
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3rd October 2018 / Pharmaceutical

Cork is playing a major role in the pharma industry

With close to 14,000 people employed in pharmaceutical, biopharma and medical technology companies across the city and county, the life science industry is one of the most important sectors for Cork.
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3rd October 2018 / Pharmaceutical

Chanelle adds 350 news jobs to its Galway plant

Chanelle, based in Galway has continues to expand with 350 new jobs to come.
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