More than 200 new positions were announced today in Dublin, Carlow and Limerick.
Mon, 28 May, 2012
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has hailed technology giant Apple’s announcement that it is to create 500 jobs with the expansion of its European headquarters in Cork.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2012
Over 190 jobs have been created on average every week by technology firms in Ireland so far this year.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2012
TWO Dublin-based companies will create 75 jobs as they expand operations with investments of over €4.6 million in Research and Development (R&D) programmes.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2012
VACANCIES in the IT sector have jumped 45% in the last year, while average salaries have risen 7% to €51,500.
Mon, 29 Aug, 2011
Wed, 22 Jun, 2011
ICT Ireland, the IBEC group that represents the high-tech sector, today welcomed the announcement of 100 new jobs at LinkedIn’s international headquarters in Dublin.
Wed, 30 Mar, 2011
FINANCIAL services firm Fidelity Investments will create 100 jobs in Galway and Dublin following an €11 million investment.
Tue, 15 Feb, 2011
More than €20m worth of grants for high-tech equipment will be handed out to schools over the coming days, it was announced today.
Fri, 15 Oct, 2010
The IBEC group that represents the high-tech sector, ICT Ireland, has welcomed the decision by the UCD Academic Council to support the reintroduction of bonus points for higher-level Leaving Certificate maths.
Fri, 17 Sep, 2010
Employers’ group IBEC has said today's 200-job investment by Google highlighted the strength of the country’s information and communication technologies sector.
Fri, 20 Aug, 2010
Education Minister Mary Coughlan today backed a bonus points system for higher Leaving Cert maths to encourage more students to take up the subject at third level.
Wed, 07 Apr, 2010
SCHOOLS are to get the classroom laptop computers and digital projects promised by the Government under a €22 million investment in the new year.
Mon, 28 Dec, 2009
GREATER training for teachers and parents is needed to help reverse falling standards in maths that are affecting the country’s economic development, experts have recommended.
Tue, 16 Dec, 2008
ICT Ireland, the IBEC group that represents the high-tech sector has welcomed news that social-networking site Facebook is to establish its European headquarters in Dublin.
Thu, 02 Oct, 2008
ANOTHER impact of Ireland’s low level of computer and other technological facilities in schools is highlighted in the primary curriculum review report.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2008
Fifty of Ireland's leading hi-tech companies are to visit schools around the country, to boost interest in science and technology.
Mon, 25 Aug, 2008
More than one tenth of all Leaving Certificate pupils have failed a maths paper, raising concerns over the future of the country’s economy.
Wed, 13 Aug, 2008
ICT Ireland, the association that represents the high-tech sector in IBEC, have revealed worries over spending commitments in schools.
Wed, 28 May, 2008
ICT Ireland, the IBEC group that represents high-tech employers, today said that the shortage of graduates capable of filling positions in the sector remains a worry for the industry.
Wed, 02 Jan, 2008
IRISH teenagers are among the world’s best readers, but are only just above average in science and average at maths, according to the latest international research.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2007
MORE investment is needed in the promotion of maths and science at Irish schools.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2007
The largest foreign investors in Ireland, in the high-tech, pharmaceutical and chemicals sectors, today set out why they believe Ireland remains a uniquely attractive location in which to do business.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2007
YESTERDAY’S announcement of 100 jobs lost at a Dublin services company has brought to more than 1,000 the number of jobs lost in companies around Ireland in just one week.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2007
THE Government spends barely one-third per student of the amount allocated in England on computers and technology in schools, business organisation IBEC has claimed.
Tue, 05 Dec, 2006
THE marked improvement in science grades following the introduction of a new Junior Certificate syllabus was welcomed yesterday.
Thu, 14 Sep, 2006
The energy bill faced by Irish business has soared by €1bn in just three years, it was claimed today
Mon, 28 Aug, 2006
The US computer giant IBM is planning to create 300 new jobs in Dublin as part of a €46m expansion of its operations in the capital.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2006
THE business community has added its voice to calls for extra points for college entry for Leaving Certificate students who take higher level maths and science subjects.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2006
The association representing companies in the high-tech sector has called for the introduction of tax incentives in this year's budget to encourage people to buy home computers.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2005
ICT Ireland, the high tech sector within IBEC, has welcomed the announcement by the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, to approve two electronic equipment waste management compliance schemes - WEEE Ireland and European Recycling Platform (ERP).
Fri, 05 Aug, 2005
IRELAND’s hi-tech sector lobbied MEPs in Brussels yesterday asking them to support Europe-wide patenting of computer implemented inventions.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2005
Almost 40% of software installed on Irish computers is counterfeit, according to an organisation representing computer companies worldwide.
Wed, 18 May, 2005
THE cost of doing business in Ireland for technology companies has increased by 20% since 2002, according to study of business costs by industry lobby group ICT Ireland.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2005
The Irish Software Association has announced a software Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Irish and Chinese governments.
Wed, 19 Jan, 2005
ICT Ireland, the IBEC body representing the high-tech sector, has launched an internship programme for undergraduate students.
Sat, 08 Jan, 2005
Wed, 27 Oct, 2004
An organisation representing companies in the information and communication technology sector has called on the Government to introduce tax incentives to encourage more people to buy home computers.
Tue, 26 Oct, 2004
An initiative from Ireland’s hi-tech sector has created almost 200 jobs for unemployed graduates with qualifications in computer/engineering related disciplines.
Fri, 30 Jul, 2004
Payments software provider Trintech has appointed Dr Jim Mountjoy as a non-executive director to its board.
Wed, 02 Jun, 2004
GOVERNMENT plans to bring in a carbon tax to reduce greenhouse gases will cost information and communications technology (ICT) businesses over €30 million each year, according to ICT Ireland, which is part of employers' group IBEC.
Sat, 10 Apr, 2004
IRELAND remains an attractive location for information and communication technology (ICT) investment but more work needs to be done to improve the take-up of science in schools, according to industry leaders.
Thu, 25 Mar, 2004
Supply chain management services company SerCom Solutions has made two senior director level appointments.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2004