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Saff leaving the Molex plant in Shannon in 2019 as it announced its closure. File photograph: Eamon Ward

IDA Ireland has clawed back almost € 55 million in grants from multinational companies over a 10 year period,figures provided by Tánaiste and Minister(...)

Chairman of IDA Ireland Frank Ryan, Minister for Enterprise Heather Humphreys, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and IDA chief executive Martin Shanahan. Photograph: Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography

Sometimes even the best planning comes unstuck. IDA Ireland has long been planning a move out of its long-time home on Wilton Place. Any pluses from i(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson urging MPs to back his Brexit deal in the House of Commons this week.

It was a case of eighth time lucky for UK prime minister Boris Johnson as he finally won a vote in the House of Commons this week. And it was not an i(...)

More than 300 workers are to be let go at Novartis in Ringaskiddy, Cork. Photograph; David Creedon/Anzenberger

The announcement that Novartis was shedding just under 60 per cent of the workforce at its Ringaskiddy operation came as a shock. Perhaps it shouldn’t(...)

Fianna Fáil TD  McGrath called for clarity on their situation and said all the Novartis workers had valuable skills and experience and there was production capacity for which there should be a market. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The jobs of up to 200 contractors working at the Novartis pharmaceutical company may be lost along with the 320 redundancies the multinational has alr(...)

Staff leaving at Molex plant in Shannon on Tuesday. Its impending closure was ‘a global decision made on the basis that 75% of the product they manufacture in the Shannon plant is at end of life’. Photograph: Eamon Ward

US multinational Molex has announced the closure of its Irish subsidiary in Shannon with the loss of up to 500 jobs in a major blow to the region. Th(...)

Monex chief executive Frank Murphy.

Monex, the Co Kerry-based financial payments company that processes over 190 million card transactions across 46 countries each year, recorded a 16 p(...)

Kieran Normoyle: ‘By adding heat back to the body we can increase survival times and increase the likelihood of someone being rescued.’ Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Proficiency with a sewing machine is not something normally associated with 25-year-old men, but stitching is just one of the skills Kieran Normoyle (...)

Ross O’Neill of Neuromod Devices with a Mutebutton

For some it’s a high-pitched drone, for others a whooshing, hissing or buzzing. The layman’s name for it is “ringing in your ears”. The medical term i(...)

Activists protest near the Manhattan apartment of billionaire and Republican financier David Koch last June in New York City. The demonstrators were protesting against the campaign contributions by the billionaire Koch brothers. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

With just 646 days to go, the 2016 US presidential race is already starting up and the ring is packed with various Republicans vying to prove who is t(...)

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