Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly said the new fund was in addition to enhanced funding for social housing  announced in the budget and in the social housing strategy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A €300 million investment fund for social housing, which will deliver 2,000 units of public housing over the next three years, will be built on and e(...)

Barry O’Leary: broke cover with three reasons to be cheerful

Three must be a magic number for Barry O’Leary, the former chief executive of IDA Ireland who left the agency in August, where he was replaced by Mart(...)

IDA chief Martin Shanahan’s interview by CNBC “Squawk Box” presenter Joe Kernan.

The New York Times has described the head of the IDA, who endured a bizarre interview on American business television channel CNBC, as an “unlikely vi(...)

IDA chief executive Barry O’Leary welcomed the news that Itron is setting up a global business service centre in Cork.  Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Technology and services company Itron is to establish a global business service centre in Cork, creating 40 new jobs.The US firm, which manufactures m(...)

Online advertising company Adroll was one of the IDA’s hits this year. Pictured are Adroll staff member Alan O’Donovan, taking a selfie with  Taoiseach Enda Kenny, at its European headquarters in Dublin where it  announced 100 new jobs last month. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

Over 100 investments from the likes of IBM, PayPal and Ericsson were secured by the IDA in the first half of this year, leading to the creation of ove(...)

 Barry O’Leary: gaggle of mandarins queued up to wish him well on his departure.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Barry O’Leary, the outgoing IDA Ireland chief executive, was in attendance at the PayPal jobs gig at the Shelbourne, although he didn’t say much: the (...)

 Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton speaking to the media last month following the announcement by Bausch and Lomb to lay off 200 people and close the Waterford facility if agreement on pay cuts of 20% for the remaining staff were not reached.  Photograph: Collins

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton has welcomed news that the Bausch & Lomb facility in Waterford is to remain open after employees voted in favour (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with John Hinshaw (2nd R), executive vice president of technology and Operations for Hewlett Packard and Martin Murphy (L), managing director of Hewlett Packard Ireland, at the company’s headquarters office in Palo Alto, California yesterday.

Yelp, the online local “urban guide,” has announced that it is setting up a new European headquarters in Dublin with plans to create more than 100 job(...)

Computer maker Hewlett Packard has confirmed that it will add about 100 new jobs at the company’s new research and development centre in Galway.  File photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Computer maker Hewlett Packard has confirmed that it will add about 100 new jobs at the company’s new research and development centre in Galway. The c(...)

Biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie has opened an upgraded manufacturing facility in Co Sligo, which is expected to generate 175 new jobs when fully operati(...)