Intel has about 4,500 employees and about 700 long-term contract workers in Ireland, mainly in the chipmaker’s largest site in Europe, outside Leixlip, Co. Kildare. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Intel began one-on-one meetings with Irish staff on Tuesday evening detailing the terms of redundancy pay on offer under the technology giant’s plans (...)

The official officer is seeking documentary evidence  that company directors responsible for employment at Clerys knew, at any stage of the transaction, that the actions would result in a collective redundancy. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Government has less than six weeks to ascertain if the contentious €29 million sale and closure of Clerys last year involved any breaches of empl(...)

The  Clerys department store on   O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A new investigation has begun into the closure and sale of Clerys department store in Dublin last year which led to the immediate sacking of 460 staff(...)

EirGen, which focuses on the development and commercial supply of specialised oncology products for global markets, was acquired by Opko last year for $135 million

It was a good day on the jobs front yesterday with 300 new positions announced by two US companies in Dublin and Waterford. Healthcare firm Opko, h(...)

Search Optics provides an integrated digital marketing platform, primarily used by car manufacturers such as Ford, Jaguar and Honda

US digital marketing firm Search Optics is to create 100 jobs in Dublin over the next two years, the company said on Thursday. The announcement was m(...)

Former IDI president Marc O’Riain and new head George Boyle

Design is critical to Ireland’s economic future and should be offered as a Leaving Cert subject, the new president of the Institute of Designers in Ir(...)

Pure Storage enables deployment of flash storage in data centres

US enterprise data flash storage firm Pure Storage is to double its workforce in Ireland with the opening of a new EMEA support centre in Dublin. The(...)

HubSpot is to officially open its new offices at One Dockland Central, formerly the Commerzbank House office block in the IFSC.

HubSpot, the US-headquartered company behind a popular software platform for inbound marketing, is to create 320 jobs in Dublin over the next three ye(...)

 Galway restaurateur Catherine O’Brien. She says running a small business ethically in Ireland is becoming increasingly difficult due to high costs

The Government parties are “creating an illusion” of economic recovery which is not being experienced by indigenous small enterprise, according to a g(...)

Ian Dodson, Ken Fitzpatrick and Anthony Quigley of the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI), which has announced the creation of 34 new jobs

CHARLIE TAYLOR Three firms are to create over 120 jobs across the island of Ireland, it was confirmed on Thursday. The Digital Marketing Institute ((...)