Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys said up to 300 freight, brokerage and cargo agents and clerks will be permitted work permits in the context of Brexit. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Rules on employment permits for non-European workers will be relaxed in an effort boost labour supply in the construction sector and ensure there are (...)

Under the new system, eligible spouses and de facto partners will be granted immigration permission with an automatic right to work.

A new streamlining system will make it easier for the non-EEA partners and spouses of critical skills employment permit holders to apply for work in I(...)

Charissa Jaganath, originally from South Africa, and now living in the Docklands, Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton/ The Irish Times

When Charissa Jaganath arrived in Dublin in June 2018 she hoped to find a job quickly. Leaving behind her position as head of the corporate responsibi(...)

 Julie Sinnamon, chief executive of Enterprise Ireland. Ministerial briefing notes warned  the bulk of  cuts under the employment control framework would fall on the State agency

Enterprise Ireland (EI), the State agency responsible for job creation among indigenous exporters, is seeking 55 voluntary redundancies and retirement(...)