Wed, 08 Jul, 2020
The decisions by the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis to shed 320 of the 550 jobs at its Cork campus over the next three years and by Koch Industries to close its Molex manufacturing facility in Shannon, with the loss of 500 jobs, may be the tip of the manufacturing industry closures’ iceberg in Ireland.
Mon, 28 Oct, 2019
The birthplace of Irish hospitality is undoubtedly east Cork thanks to Myrtle Allen and her Ballymaloe House and the market town of Midleton, long time host of one of the country’s original farmer’s markets, is the very natural HQ for the upcoming fEAST food festival (September 1-8) although events span the region.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2019
Multinational healthcare and pharmaceutical giant MSD has been granted approval for a significant expansion to its existing manufacturing facilities in Carlow, which will allow for the generation of almost 300 additional jobs.
Sun, 28 Jul, 2019
The chief of the IDA has said it was still up to Apple whether or not to build its much delayed €850m data centre at Athenry, and it was “unreasonable” for the tech giant to commit at this stage before planning appeals have been exhausted.
Fri, 05 Jan, 2018
Pushing my way through the lobby of Google’s European headquarters in Dublin, for an evening meeting, against a hoard of techies from 60 countries exiting the building, was proof enough that there was unlikely to be any sudden change in the status of Ireland as a location for US corporations, writes .
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017
The chief executive of IDA Ireland has labelled the European Commission's threat to take legal action if Ireland fails to resolve the Apple tax controversy as "unwarranted, unfounded and contradictory".
Thu, 05 Oct, 2017