200 Jobs For Kilenny And Waterford

Kilkenny, Ireland-Based Studio to Create 140 Jobs and develop Animated Children’s and Family Television Entertainment, for Multiplatform Global Distribution Significantly bolstering animation production in Ireland, Mercury Filmworks, one of Canada’s most prolific independent animation studios, has joined forces with acclaimed Kilkenny-based animation studio Cartoon Saloon to create an all-new 2D-focused animation studio in Ireland, Lighthouse […]

COSMO Restaurants Expands In The Republic of Ireland

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD was on hand to announce the creation of 60 new jobs in Liffey Valley, with COSMO Restaurants opening a 280-seater restaurant in early December.  In addition to this, plans are also underway to open two further restaurants in the Dublin area within the next 18 […]

Inland Fisheries Ireland Sponsorship Fund 2017 Open For Applications

Inland Fisheries Ireland has launched its Sponsorship Fund for 2017 which will support angling events and initiatives across the country. The fund supported 44 events to the tune of €30,000 in 2016 with a particular focus on initiatives which help grow Ireland’s angling tourism product and support novice anglers. Angling in Ireland is currently worth […]

CIF Welcomes Employment Growth In Construction But Warns Of Potential Skills Shortage

CIF Director General, Tom Parlon, today welcomed strong employment growth in the construction industry but warned that certain construction sectors faced a looming skills shortage. “Employment in the construction sector rebounded strongly in the first quarter of this year, showing an increase of 9,500 new jobs, a rise of 7.8 percent.  This is an increase […]

EU Commission: Ireland Still A Nation Of Rural Dwellers

Ireland has one of the highest shares of people (42%) living in rural areas of almost any other EU country. On average only 27% of EU citizens now live in rural areas with a low of 7% in Malta followed by 12% in the United Kingdom. 35% of Ireland’s population live in cities compared to […]

76% Of Students Worry About Securing Employment & Only 23% Have Secured Employment When They Graduate

76% of students are worried about securing employment and only 23% have secured employment when they graduate, according to new pilot study results released today by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI). USI surveyed students across Ireland and asked them how they felt about employment after they graduated. When asked ‘Are you anxious and […]

Almost 50% of People Don’t Believe Any Political Party Has a Strong Job Creation Policy

On the day before General Election Day, IrishJobs.ie’s Jobseeker Sentiment Survey reveals The research shows that almost 50% (49.2%) of people (Both employed and unemployed) don’t believe any political party has a strong job creation policy 36% of people feel that a new Government will not have an impact on job creation 29% of people […]

Shortage of IT professionals for Irish Businesses continues

More than 51% Irish businesses* have had difficulties filling vacancies for IT specialists. (all figs. collected 2014). This is higher than the EU average of 40% for businesses* looking for IT staff who have found it hard to recruit qualified staff. The figures come from a new Eurostat report which looks at the “Information and Communication […]

FDI Employment Hits New Benchmark Of 187,056 People

IDA IRELAND, the Government agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment, has announced the highest level of employment in its client companies in its 67 year history. Total employment at overseas companies now stands at 187,056 people, the highest level on record. IDA client companies created just under 19,000 (18,983) jobs on the ground during […]

Community led food initiative announces 16 spaces on innovative professional culinary course

A community led initiative that serves as an educational food hub is to become the first such organisation to launch an internationally recognised certified professional cookery course. An innovative concept, ‘School of Food’ and its first fully certified Professional Cookery programme comes as a response to the shortage of professionally qualified chefs in Ireland. The programme […]

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