Pharmaceutical firm Horizon Pharma today announced 60 new jobs at the official opening of its global headquarters in Dublin.

Pharmaceutical firm Horizon Pharma today announced 60 new jobs at the official opening of its global headquarters in Dublin.The positions will be crea(...)

Martin Shanahan, chief executive of IDA: “Time and again, overseas companies cite Ireland’s ‘ease of doing business’ as one of the most compelling factors in their decision to invest here.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ireland was the third least complex country for multinationals to do business in in 2014, according to TMF Group’s Global Benchmark Complexity Index(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton said announcement was great boost for Mid West

An online ticket company is to create 100 jobs by doubling its workforce as part of a three-year expansion plan, it has announced. The Viagogo Group s(...)

IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan. The agency met about 40 existing and prospective companies in Davos in a bid to enhance Ireland’s international profile. Photograph: Alan Betson

Insurance companies and representatives of the financial and technology sector were among the companies that attended events organised by the IDA l(...)

IDA chief Martin Shanahan: ’Ireland isnot afraid to be out front. We will play hard and we will compete hard but fair to win.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

The recent public scrutiny of the tax affairs of multinationals has had no adverse effect on Ireland’s reputation as an investment location the head o(...)

Marissa Mayer, president and CEO of Yahoo: would be a welcome guest when Enda Kenny hosts a dinner with the IDA in Davos. Photograph: EPA

Quantitative easing will dominate the news emanating from the World Economic Forum in Davos today; German chancellor Angela Merkel is due to take the (...)

 Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs  at the publication of the IDA 2014 end of year update on FDI trends in Ireland and outlook for foreign investment in 2015. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

US software company Guidewire has announced plans to expand its Dublin operation with the creation of up to 80 new jobs.The firm, which develops softw(...)

IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan is “cautiously optimistic” going into 2015. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

IDA Ireland, the State agency responsible for attracting inward investment, said it will publish a new five-year strategy in coming weeks that will pa(...)

 Jack Ma:  founder and executive chairman of Alibaba and  recently named Asia’s richest man. Photograph: Daniel J. Groshong/Bloomberg

One of the highlights of President Michael D Higgins’s state visit to China last week was a visit to the Alibaba headquarters, where he met the ecomme(...)

President Higgins with Jack Ma, chief executive of Alibaba. Photograph: Shane O’Neill / Fennell Photography

President Michael D Higgins met with the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba in Hangzhou on Friday, as the IDA explores ways to attract the Chin(...)