Incoming Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with   Minister for Housing Simon Coveney, who he has appointed Fine Gael deputy leader.   Photograph: Collins

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney has been appointed deputy leader of Fine Gael. The move was announced at a meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary(...)

The Irish ICT sector was the area most likely to seek visas for foreign staff. Photograph: iStock

The number of Irish work permits issued in 2016 is set to rise by 35 per cent by the end of the year, new figures released on Thursday show. Accordi(...)

An agreement has been reached with Paddy Power, who will honour any outstanding bets from Hacketts customers through their network of betting shops

Potential buyers for some of Hackett’s betting shops have approached the liquidators that took over the business yesterday. The High Court appointed (...)

Specialist student lender Future Finance is to create 50 jobs over the next two years as part of a major expansion across Europe, including Ireland. (...)

Approximately 100 new jobs have been announced in Limerick by a division of medtech giant Johnson & Johnson. Information Technology Shared Service(...)

Rib and sous vide specialist Ribworld is to expand its Tipperary operations to aid international expansion. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Ribworld, the Tipperary based food company, is to create 100 new jobs as part of a new € 8 million investment programme.Part of the M&M Walshe foo(...)

Viagogo’s new Limerick operation will open later this year, but the company has already recruited “in the tens”, with employee numbers expected “to reach the hundreds in due course”.

FIONA REDDANTicket exchange operator Viagogo is to open a purpose built international operations centre in Limerick, choosing the city for its “reputa(...)

VistaMed  produces catheter and extrusion devices for the global medical industry

Medical device company VistaMed has announced the creation of 125 new jobs as part of a €7 million investment in its Co Leitrim plants in Carrick-on-S(...)

The frozen foods company, which represents leading brands such as Green Isle, Goodfella’s Pizza and Donegal Catch. Photographer: Suzanne Plunkett/Bloomberg News

Green Isle Foods is to invest €30 million in its Irish operations, creating 115 jobs over five years.The frozen food company, which represents househo(...)