Meg O’Kelly (24) from Dublin is one of the chosen few on the ESB’s apprentice programme for network technicians.

A recent survey investigating the biggest influence on young people’s career choices has confirmed what many of us suspected all along: it’s the Irish(...)

At the end of last year, 44,000 people were employed in IFS here, across 430 firms. Some 45% of these roles were located outside Dublin. File photograph: Getty

The Government has developed a revised strategy for the growth of the international financial services (IFS) that it hopes will deliver 5,000 net new (...)

A new International Financial Services (IFS) apprenticeship gives students an opportunity to earn while they learn. Photo: iStock

Question: My son secured work experience through a family friend in AIB in the IFSC last year. He really enjoyed it and is taking business in his Leav(...)

Ireland is to  host a second annual European Financial Forum at Dublin Castle on January 24th next year.  Photograph: iStock

Responsibility within Government for developing the international financial services (IFS) sector here has been moved to the Department of Finance fro(...)

The IFSC in Dublin. “Increasingly, employers want more than a deep disciplinary knowledge about a particular area. They are looking for graduates who can combine skills from different areas - such as digital and financial service skills - and operate effectively across disciplinary, social and cultural boundaries.” File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Even Charles Haughey can hardly have dreamed of how big financial services would become when he helped establish the International Financial Services (...)

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A Cheann Comhairle, Since taking office in 2011, the Government has been determined to fulfil the mandate given to us by the Irish people. To repair t(...)