West Pharmaceutical Services chief financial officer  Bernard Birkett. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

US-headquartered West Pharmaceutical Services has created an additional 60 jobs at one of its Dublin sites after it created a new global finance centr(...)

Bernard Birkett: ‘If you keep developing yourself and keep your eyes and ears open, opportunity is out there and you just have to go and take it.’ Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Despite having moved to the United States in 2015, Bernard Birkett makes sure he catches an RTÉ news bulletin every evening. “It’s always going to be (...)

End-of-year figures for property sales show a slight cooling-off in the otherwise upward trajectory for asking prices. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Monday Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Jan); UK manufacturing and industrial production (Dec), GDP (Dec), construction output (Dec), business inv(...)

West Pharmaceutical Services, which makes packaging components and “drug delivery systems” for pharmaceutical products, announced last year it will be employing 150 people at its new Waterford operation.

Up to 300 new jobs could be created by a global pharmaceutical packaging giant in the coming years on a 44-acre site in Waterford where construction w(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended Ireland’s corporate tax rate of 12.5 per cent, dismissing suggestions that the ‘Double Irish’ was some Irish government creation designed to attract multinational companies to Ireland.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended Ireland’s corporate tax rate of 12.5 per cent, dismissing suggestions that the ‘Double Irish’ was some Irish governm(...)

West Pharmaceutical Services, a $3.1 billion New York Stock Exchange listed pharmaceutical firm, has announced that it plans to invest €100 million in(...)

West Pharmaceutical Services is a $3 billion New York Stock Exchange-listed pharmaceutical firm

West Pharmaceutical Services, a $3 billion New York Stock Exchange-listed pharmaceutical firm, is in talks with the IDA about making an investment (...)