A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Thu, 31 Dec, 2020
In a bid to offset some of the loss of competitiveness by British industry after Brexit.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
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Wed, 20 Feb, 2019
Just over half of all jobs created in Ireland by foreign direct investment (FDI) last year were in locations outside of Dublin.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2017
Arts Minister Heather Humphries’ Protestant background will help make the 1916 commemoration events more inclusive, the Minister for Finance said yesterday.
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
Fri, 16 Oct, 2015
The number of part-time jobs have fallen in all eight Irish regions, except for the Dublin and Mid-West areas, according to new official figures.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015
Heavy weaponry and witness intimidation made Limerick’s gangs almost untouchable in the previous decade. Mid-West Correspondent speaks to the man who ended their reign of terror.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2015
Rape support services are facing an unprecedented funding crisis, with one of the country?s biggest centres forced to shut its doors because it cannot pay its staff.
Tue, 20 May, 2014
The unification of Limerick city and county at next year’s local elections has already yielded a huge boost for city centre businesses — a 16% rate cut.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2013
Grafton Group has reported a 7.4% year-on-year increase in revenue for the first 10 months of this year, supported by improved trading conditions in its main geographical markets.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2013
Of the 1,546 homeless people in the Mid-West last year, 673 were female.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2013
The news that former US president Bill Clinton will visit Limerick to present third-level scholarships has been hailed as “a god-send” to the Mid-West.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2012
The number of graduates from the University of Limerick getting work in Ireland has risen from 45% to 50% over the past year, but 13% still emigrated to find employment.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2012
One junior doctor in the Mid-West last year received €88,409 in overtime payments, the HSE confirmed yesterday.
Tue, 28 Feb, 2012
The most comprehensive socio-economic review ever conducted in North Tipperary, Clare and Limerick will be launched in Co Clare today.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2012
IN the 1960s and 70s, Ireland’s Mid-West region was recognised as an international benchmark for tourism innovation with a Brendan O’Regan-led Shannon Development inventing everything from duty-free shopping to medieval banquets and from Irish coffee to the folk village recreations.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2012
A DIRECTOR of one of the largest building contracting firms in the mid-west yesterday said he is pleased the company has remained profitable throughout the recession.
Sat, 24 Dec, 2011
ONE of the biggest drugs criminals in Europe has moved to a Co Limerick village.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2011
In the Mid-West constituencies of Limerick and Clare, the country-wide trend of a swing to Fine Gael is being duplicated.
Sat, 26 Feb, 2011
THE crisis at the Mid Western Regional Hospital in Limerick took on new proportions last night when the hospital admitted it could not say how many, if any, surgical operations would take place today.
Thu, 06 Jan, 2011
LAST February Environment Minister John Gormley asked businessman Denis Brosnan to chair the Limerick Local Government Committee to consider how local government might best serve the needs of the Mid-West.
Mon, 06 Sep, 2010
LIMERICK FC are furious that plans to host a glamour friendly against La Liga giants Barcelona at Thomond Park have been scuppered by the FAI as it emerged that the Association has itself been in negotiation with the Catatlans to bring them to the new Aviva Stadium.
Fri, 14 May, 2010
THE mid-west brought a respite to the private sector jobs bloodbath yesterday with an Ennis-based company announcing that it will add 350 to its workforce over the next 18 months.
Tue, 16 Dec, 2008
AS rural areas blew cold on Lisbon in the run-up to the referendum, yes campaigners were heard to assure themselves that whatever happened in the regions, the Pale would keep the colour in their cheeks.
Sat, 14 Jun, 2008
It will be several weeks before a potential deal to reinstate the Shannon-Heathrow link can be tabled, it was revealed tonight.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2007
Aer Lingus pilots are optimistic that a solution can be found in a row with the airline’s management over job conditions at a new hub in Belfast, they said today.
Tue, 21 Aug, 2007
THE deployment of just two consultants to the Mid-West from the 68 the HSE propose to recruit, has been criticised by a former health minister.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2007
Union chiefs tonight called on the Government to hold an emergency jobs summit following the spate of losses in the Mid-West and Cork.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2007
PEOPLE with arthritis are suffering needlessly in the Mid-West due to inadequate specialist care, it was claimed yesterday.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2007
UP to 1,000 people who die in this country from stokes each year could be saved if there were enough specialist stroke unit beds in the health system.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2007
MORE than 2,000 jobs were created in the Shannon region last year, bucking a trend of heavy losses that saw industrial employment nationally dip by 2%.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2007
LIMERICK city doctors are drawing up new proposals which they will bring to the Health Service Executive and the Shannondoc coop about out of hours cover in the city.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2006
TWO ambulance crew attacked by an angry mob, during an emergency call to Southhill on Thursday night, were back on duty in Limerick yesterday.
Sat, 18 Nov, 2006
THE employers body IBEC yesterday came out in favour of the sell-off of Limerick docks for development as a major property area.
Mon, 29 May, 2006
LABOUR TD Jan O’Sullivan yesterday welcomed Iarnród Éireann’s decision to carry out a feasibility study on a spur rail link to Shannon.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2006
An unpublished report finds low staffing levels and a lack of funding mean that three of the country’s four sexual assault treatment units are under serious threat, writes Catherine Shanahan.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2006
THE Mid-West is leading a major battle to lure foreign visitors away from the greater Dublin area and out into the regions.
Mon, 06 Feb, 2006
A BIG ‘freebie’ strategy to draw more home tourists to the Mid-West will be sweetened by free wine.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2006
A LEADING campaigner for the development of regional transport last night warned against a head-in-the-sand attitude to the ending of the Shannon stopover with the advent of Open Skies on transatlantic flights.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2005
THE Mid-West yesterday stepped into the starting blocks in the race for London Olympics business.
Fri, 08 Jul, 2005