Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said the announcement by Kellton Tech that it is establishing its EMEA HQ in Drogheda,  is a major boost for the North East and for regional plans generally. Photo: Cyril Byrne/The irish Times

Global IT company Kellton Tech is to establish its EMEA headquarters in Drogheda, Co Louth, creating 100 jobs over five years. Kellton Tech enables b(...)

Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton. Photograph: Eric Luke

Some people are influenced to take insurance cases to court because the awards seem like “a lottery” win, Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton has (...)

The jobs at the facility will consist of ‘highly skilled and full time in the areas of R&D, operations, technical staff, engineering and construction’

Pharma group Shire is create 400 jobs in Co Meath over the next four years as part of a $400 million investment in the Republic. The company said it (...)

Slack founder Stewart Butterfield. The company  currently has 30 people at its existing European base in the Digital Hub in Dublin and now plans to hire an additional 80 as it moves its European headquarters to the capital. Photograph: Jason Henry

Tech company Slack is set to add an additional 80 jobs to its Irish workforce as it expands its European headquarters in Dublin. The company will emp(...)

Banks are still not operating normally and the increasing flow of credit which normally accompanies a reviving economy is absent. Photograph: PA

Mind the gap, as they say at the railway station. The uncertainties facing consumers and businesses in Ireland have been added to by the political va(...)

Ian Read, chairman and chief executive officer of Pfizer, and Brent Saunders, president and chief executive officer of Allergan. This week’s announcement was seen as being directed particularly at the Pfizer-Allergan deal. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

As Pfizer and Allergan bowed to the inevitable and dropped their plan for a $160 billion (€140.6bn) deal that would have seen America’s largest pharm(...)

Waterford Institute of Technology: the extension to WIT’s Carriganore campus will enable the institute to double its capacity to support technology start-ups in the southeast region. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Almost 50 new jobs have been promised for Dublin by two companies setting up support centres in Ireland. CXC Corporate Services is to create 30 jobs(...)

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan said the IDA’s growth markets division is actively targeting a number of companies in Australia and this investment win will assist in IDA’s marketing efforts there. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

CXC Corporate Services is to create 30 jobs in operations, multi-lingual sales, marketing and support at its new EMEA hub in Dublin. Part of CXC Glob(...)

Eli Lilly chief executive John Lechleiter in his office at corporate headquarters in Indianapolis . Photograph: AP/Tom Strickland

US pharma giant Eli Lilly has announced plans for a €35 million investment in its Kinsale plant. The company says it will establish a new high-tech m(...)

Six Independent AllianceTDs on Monday criticised acting Minister for Health Leo Varadkar for a tweet issued on Sunday night in which he said his general election posters were ready to be used in a second election.

The Independent Alliance has said it will not negotiate with Fine Gael under the threat of a second general election. The six Alliance TDs on Monday(...)