Volume of retail sales up by 2.8% in April

Retail sales volume increased by 2.8% in April, according to new data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). This is an increase of 7.5% compared to April 2022, with sales increasing by 0.5% from March and 0.4% from the previous year. The highest monthly volume rise in sales in April came from bars with a … Read more

H&MV Engineering to create 700 new jobs as it opens Limerick base

H&MV Engineering, working in the energy market, is opening a new global headquarters in Limerick and will create 700 jobs in its Irish and international operations over the next five years. With 5GW of projects presently in the design and construction phases, H&MV Engineering, a design firm that specialised in projects like data centres, claims … Read more

Production of hydrogen e-fuels could create 10,000 Irish jobs

A recent study reveals that by 2050, the manufacture of sustainable aviation fuels made from hydrogen for use in aircraft and shipping could result in the creation of 10,500 jobs nationwide. According to Hydrogen Mobility Ireland’s research, creating domestically used fuels might boost the Irish economy by up to €230 million annually. This would increase … Read more

Fears of further job cuts at Meta’s Irish operation

The social networking giant is expected to announce details of its most recent round of layoffs, raising concerns that more jobs may be lost at Meta’s Irish unit. The parent company of Facebook is anticipated to notify employees of the layoffs later today. The company’s staff would be reduced by about 10,000 individuals, according to … Read more

Boston Scientific to create over 400 jobs with €80m investment in Clonmel site

The US medical technology giant Boston Scientific has announced an €80m investment in its Clonmel site, which is expected to create more than 400 new jobs in Ireland within the next three years. The funds will be used to increase production capacity and office space, and hiring has already started in a number of fields, … Read more

US firm to invest €630m in Limerick, around 600 jobs expected

With the opening of a new R&D and production facility, US semiconductor giant Analogue Devices is significantly boosting the number of employees in Limerick. The corporation is spending €630 million to build the 45,000 square foot building at its European regional headquarters in Limerick’s Raheen Business Park. With the addition of 600 new employment from … Read more

Chinese firm Shein to add 30 jobs at new Dublin EMEA Hub

Shein, a major Chinese online retailer of clothing, has opened an EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) headquarters in Dublin. According to the company, the city centre office will house Shein’s regional strategic IT centre and serve as the focus of the enterprise’s EMEA activities. Shein plans to hire 30 people in Dublin by the … Read more

Recruitment for Review Officer for the Garda Compensation Review Panel

The Minister for Justice is recruiting practising barristers and solicitors for the part-time position of Review Officer on the Garda Compensation Review Panel. The Garda Síochána (Compensation) Act 2022 (“the Act”) commenced on the 10 April 2023. The new 2022 Act repealed and replaced the Garda Síochána (Compensation) Acts 1941-1945 and introduced a new statutory scheme that … Read more

New electric car sales increased by 46% so far this year, figures show

Based on recent data, the number of registrations for electric vehicles in Ireland have increased by 46% so far this year. According to the Central Statistics Office, there were 9,828 new electric vehicles in the first four months of this year compared to 6,748 in the first four months of 2022. In comparison to 13% … Read more

Are you facing “greedflation”—increased prices?

Greedflation is the new word for when companies exploit inflation as a justification to increase their profit margins. Especially in light of the fact that customers are facing a problem caused by cost of living, companies view it as cynical. Also, the European Central Bank has issued a warning, noting that it is “closely” monitoring … Read more

Huge boost for Galway as US firm announces up to 1,000 new jobs

Ireland received a major jobs boost after an American company announced it was creating 1,000 highly skilled jobs over the next five years. Dexcom, a manufacturer of medical devices, has announced plans to invest €300 million in the development of a new manufacturing facility in Co. Galway. The company produces technology for continuous glucose monitoring … Read more

Aviation company Avia to create 50 jobs in Dublin

Avia Solutions Group, an aviation firm, has relocated its headquarters to Dublin. The company stated that it expects to employ up to 50 experts from a variety of sectors at the office, which is situated in Central Park in Leopardstown. Avia offers crew, maintenance, insurance, and aircraft leasing. It owns a fleet of 173 aircraft … Read more

US technology firm Salesforce opens new office in Dublin

US technology company Salesforce has officially opened its new offices in Ireland. The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar attended the official opening of ‘Salesforce Tower Dublin’ on North Wall Quay on Thursday. Salesforce said in February that it will be laying off employees worldwide, including 200 in Ireland. About 3,000 people were working for the company at … Read more

Dublin store closes its doors after 106 years in business

A well-known store in Dublin announced its closing after more than a century in business. After a remarkable 106 years in business, the Fairview hardware store Edge & Sons is currently for sale, Dublin Live reported. Owner Victor Edge explained the closure to Dublin Live by saying, “My years have caught on me, I’m afraid. slowly … Read more