Amazon To Cut Down Another 9000 Jobs Globally

Amazon has announced that it will eliminate another 9,000 employees throughout its whole global operation in “the next few weeks”. The company’s chief executive, Andy Jassy, informed employees that the change will result in job losses in its web services, advertising, PXT solutions subsidiary, and Twitch live streaming arm. These layoffs are in addition to … Read more

Holi Celebrations 2023 By BJAI

Holi celebrations by BJAI, the Bihar Jharkhand Association of Ireland, were held at the Caragh Community Centre. Holi 2023 BJAI hosted the multi-cultural Holi celebration in Caragh Community Centre on Saturday, 4th March 2023. Even though Holi is a festival that originated in India, it has now become a global festival. People from all over … Read more

Irish packaging company to create 40 jobs at new Cork facility

Fast-growing Irish packaging company Zeus plans to create 40 jobs with the opening of a new logistics facility in Watergrasshill in Cork. The 70,000 square feet facility is on course to start operations in April. The new jobs, which will be created over the next 18 months, will be focused on logistics, distribution, commercial and … Read more

Gardai launch investigation as woman’s body found

A women’s body was discovered in Sutton on Thursday morning, according to Gardai. At around 6:50 in the morning, An Garda Siochana first received reports of a body on Burrow Beach. After that,the woman’s body was subsequently recovered from the water. Gardai confirmed: “The RNLI life boat stationed at Howth Harbour recovered the body of a … Read more

Tax receipts continue strong growth, up €1.3bn annually

Tax receipts were €11.4 billion to end-February, up €1.3 billion or 12½ per cent on an annual basis, driven by strong income tax, corporation tax and, in particular, VAT, although the latter tax head was inflated by a technical factor which boosted receipts. When this technical factor is adjusted for, total tax receipts increased by … Read more

Wexford General Hospital maternity services to reopen this morning

Maternity services at the Wexford General Hospital, which was damaged by fire, will resume at 9 a.m. today, with outpatient activity starting on Monday, according to hospital manager Linda O’Leary. Ms. O’Leary said that in addition to the fire that started on Wednesday afternoon, smoke also caused to damage to the facility. She claimed that there … Read more

More drone disruptions at Dublin Airport; Ryanair calls for Minister’s resignation

Following a short flight suspension on Thursday night at Dublin Airport due to drone activity, Ryanair has demanded the resignation of Transport Minister Eamon Ryan. Flights were suspended at 6.27 p.m. “due to confirmed drone activity,” the airport had earlier reported. By 6.59 p.m., flights resumed, and the incident was reported to gardai. In a … Read more

Man dies in single car crash in Tipperary

Early this morning, a man in his 20s died in a single-car collision. At College Green in Thurles, County Tipperary, the accident happened about 3.15 am. Paramedics treated the man on the spot after Garda and emergency personnel arrived, but he was later declared dead. Since then, his remains has been transported to University Hospital … Read more

Bank of Ireland announces 100 new tech jobs

100 new IT jobs have been announced by Bank of Ireland. Engineers for cloud platforms, cybersecurity experts, engineers for data infrastructure, specialised project managers, and business analysts are among the positions. The new hires will be a part of Bank of Ireland’s technology and customer solutions unit. The company claims that the larger workforce, which … Read more

Minister McConalogue issues strong warning against illegal burning of land

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue T.D has issued a warning to landowners and members of the public not to carry out any illegal burning of land during spring and summer. Minister McConalogue said, “In recent days, we have witnessed uncontrolled burning events in various parts of the country, which not only … Read more

‘117km/h in a 50km/h zone’: More than 600 drivers caught speeding by Gardaí in past 24 hours

As part of National Slow Down Day, over 600 drivers were caught speeding over the period of the last 24 hours. GoSafe monitored the speed of 173,811 vehicles from 7 a.m. yesterday to 7 a.m. today. In the course of these 24 hours, 628 vehicles were found to be driving faster than the posted speed … Read more