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# Jobs

This year
Opinion: Shared maternity and paternity leave rights could end discrimination against working mothers
Current parental leave rights in Ireland are outdated and do as much to damage the rights of women in the workplace, writes Damien McCarthy.
Tech giant Salesforce to cut up to 50 more jobs in Ireland
In February, it was confirmed that the company was to cut around 200 jobs in Ireland.
Tara Mines manager 'can't say' how long lay-offs of 650 workers will last
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said the government were “feigning surprise” over the 650 lay offs.
Garda recruitment age limit should be reconsidered, says justice minister
The Government hope to recruit 1,000 new gardaí by the end of the year.
Engineering company plans to create 700 jobs in Limerick over next five years
H&MV Engineering will base its global operations from its new global headquarters in Castletroy, Co Limerick.
Medtech firm Dexcom announces 1,000 jobs for Athenry
An additional 500 construction jobs will also be created to build the site on IDA-owned land near the Galway town.
Shopify to axe Irish jobs as part of 20% global workforce cut
Shopify cut its workforce by 10% in July 2022.
Accenture to axe 19,000 jobs worldwide, including 400 in Ireland
The consulting firm employs over 6,500 people in Ireland.
Meta is reportedly planning to cut thousands of jobs
Mark Zuckerberg in November confirmed more than 11,000 staff, or 13% of the company’s workforce, were to be let go.
Taoiseach says Coveney 'engaging' with tech sector as Google confirms it will cut 240 Irish jobs
A collective consultation process will commence tomorrow.
Ireland 'over the worst' of job cuts at multi-national tech firms in Ireland, Coveney says
The Minister said that large tech companies are keen to not only stay in this country but to grow and expand here.
Video conferencing company Zoom cuts staff by 15%
Zoom Video Communications chief executive Eric Yuan is also taking a 98% cut in salary this year.
Tech giant Salesforce to cut around 200 jobs in Ireland
Last month, the company announce it was shedding about 10% of its employees globally.
Varadkar says Ireland will be affected by Microsoft job losses
Varadkar is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos this week.
Taoiseach says some billionaires are all 'fur coat and no knickers'
Varadkar will be in Davos for three days this week.
Last year
Staff at Co Monaghan hotel stage sit-in protest in dispute over wages
The hotel was acquired by an investment fund in 2020.
The hotel's staff are worried heading into Christmas about their futures.
The director of the hotel's parent company has seen the wrong side of WRC rulings with another firm he runs.
No job cuts expected at Amazon Ireland despite reports of lay-offs, Varadkar says
The tech giant is set to axe up to 10,000 workers from its global operation.
Tech firm Intercom to cut workforce by almost 13%, leaving 39 jobs in Ireland at risk
The New York Times is reporting that Amazon plans to lay off approximately 10,000 people starting as soon as this week.
Twitter begins cutting jobs, including in Ireland, in the wake of Elon Musk’s takeover
Twitter employs more than 7,500 people around the world.
Online payments firm Stripe to cut around 14% of its staff
Stripe CEO Patrick Collison confirmed the job cuts in a note distributed to employees earlier today.
Consultancy firm EY announces creation of 900 new jobs on island of Ireland
550 positions will be for experienced hires and 350 will be filled by new university graduates.
Pharmaceutical company Novartis to cut up to 400 jobs in Dublin
The changes will occur at the Novartis Global Service Centre in Dublin by the end of 2024.
Over 100 dairy jobs face uncertainty as Ballinasloe milk plant set to close
The east-Galway dairy milk plant employs 110 people.
Accountancy apprenticeship programme to create 140 jobs
Applications are based in colleges in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Monaghan, Waterford and Wicklow.
TikTok to hire extra 1,000 workers for its Ireland office
The company already employs 2,000 people in Ireland.
Up to 180 jobs being created in Cork after €150 million investment in Janssen pharma firm
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said the news was “fantastic” for Cork.
Irish utility contracting firm to create 150 new jobs
Gaeltec provides specialist contracting support to public and private companies rolling out or upgrading energy and telecoms infrastructure.
A new recruitment drive for An Garda Síochána has launched today
Budget 2022 has provided for the recruitment of up to 800 gardaí and 400 Garda staff this year.
US bio pharma firm to create 300 staff jobs by expanding business to Limerick
Lilly is to submit a planning application to Limerick City and County Council in the coming weeks.
All time
Penneys to create 700 new jobs with 250 million euro investment
The Tanaiste said the expansion was an enormous vote of confidence in the Irish retail sector.
Apache Pizza seeking to hire 500 people across 180 Irish stores before Christmas
The company has organised a national recruitment roadshow over the coming weeks.
Financial services firm Grant Thornton to create 1,000 new roles over three years
The new roles are aimed at both experienced and graduate hires.
Facebook to hire 10,000 workers in EU to build ‘the metaverse’
The new computing platform will encompass augmented and virtual reality.
Amazon to create 500 jobs at new Irish warehouse
The facility is due to open next spring and will be the first of its kind in Ireland.
Dealz confirms €20 million expansion across Ireland over next three years
The discount retailer said this could lead to up to 500 jobs being created in that time.
Paul Murphy: 'The answer to the unemployment crisis isn't JobBridge 2.0'
The Work Placement Experience Programme is bad for all workers , writes Paul Murphy TD.
10,000 jobseekers to be paid €306 per week as new work placement scheme launched
The Pathways to Work 2021-2025 strategy was launched by the government this morning.
Kirby group to create 300 new jobs in expansion drive
Kirby also announced a €2 million plan to upgrade its headquarters in Co Limerick.
Accenture announces 500 new jobs for Munster and Dublin
The new jobs will be created over the next three years.
Apache Pizza set to create 300 jobs as takeaway business booms during pandemic
The company is Ireland’s largest pizza chain employing 2,440 people across 169 stores.