Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton will launch a job strategy for the north east and north west region today. (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

A Government job strategy for the north east and north west regions aims to create 28,000 jobs by 2020. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and In(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny during the Global Irish Economic Forum at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Fine Gael is to promise voters it will further reduce the main rate of the universal social charge in its first budget if returned to office after (...)

Dermot Desmond: will address a meeting of Ladbrokes shareholders on Tuesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Despite opposition from financier Dermot Desmond, the merger of bookmakers Ladbrokes and Coral is expected to be approved by shareholders, according t(...)

 Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton and Gary Keogh of Digital Realty at today’s announcement

US technology firm Digital Realty plans to invest a further €150 million in its data centre in west Dublin. The company plans to double the size of it(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald: said reforms “represent substantial progress”.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has defended her legal reforms as “pragmatic” in the face of criticism from a State watchdog which alleged sh(...)

Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The Government has announced details of a regional jobs strategy that it says will generate 25,000 extra jobs. The West Action Plan for Jobs aims to d(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: he said the Government’s record on job creation is a “positive one”, citing the announcement this week of 1,000 new jobs from Apple and 300 from recruitment website Indeed. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

A new 10-year employment strategy will see the creation of 220,000 jobs within the lifetime of the next government, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. (...)

The 10-year jobs and enterprise strategy is aimed at ending the cycle of boom and bust and delivering sustainable, export-based jobs growth

The Government has announced a new plan to significantly boost employment levels over the next five years. Enterprise 2025 aims to create 221,300 addi(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, his wife Fionnuala Kenny, with  the Taoiseach’s  brother Cllr Henry Kenny and his wife Maureen in Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar.  Photograph: Michael Donnelly

More than 400 of Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s closest constituency supporters gathered in a Mayo hotel on Saturday night for a dinner to celebrate the 40(...)

Paddy Cosgrave, chief executive, Web Summit, in the company of Miguel Frasquilho, left, Chairman & CEO of AICEP Portugal, and members of the WebSummit 2016 delegation on the Centre Stage during Day 3 of the 2015 Web Summit in the RDS, Dublin, Ireland. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE / Web Summit

Day three of the Summit started on a Portugese theme with a sizeable Portuguese delegation taking the stage ahead of the move to Lisbon in 2016. The (...)