“As you can imagine there’s a lot of frustration,” climate action minister Richard Bruton told journalists at the Lanesborough power plant in Co Longford, due to close next year, after a meeting with workers this afternoon.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2019
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 'devastating' job losses announced by pharma giant Novartis earlier this week are a timely reminder for Ireland not to be over reliant on global companies and show the need to invest more in local indigenous industries, according to the Bishop of Cork & Ross.
Sun, 27 Oct, 2019
An impasse between the ESB and the Environmental Protection Agency that has led to the suspension of operations at a power plant in Longford could lead to industrial action by Bord na Móna employees, unions are warning.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
If tariffs are introduced on Irish beef exports into the UK, as has been suggested by the UK’s Environment Secretary Michael Gove, then meat plants here will close and there will be job losses is the warning from the director of Meat Industry Ireland.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
Thu, 09 Feb, 2017