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Ireland is close to ‘full employment’, new CSO figures show

5th June 2019

THE economy is now close to full employment as the jobless rate slumped to just 4.4pc. This is a sharp fall from the height of the recession when it hit almost16pc. The Central Statistics Office’s latest figures show the unemployment rate stood at 4.4pc last month, down from 4.6pc in April. It was 5.6pc in […]

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Ireland is close to ‘full employment’, new CSO figures show

5th June 2019

THE economy is now close to full employment as the jobless rate slumped to just 4.4pc. This is a sharp fall from the height of the recession when it hit almost16pc. The Central Statistics Office’s latest figures show the unemployment rate stood at 4.4pc last month, down from 4.6pc in April. It was 5.6pc in […]

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Irish FDI soars 52pc as UK and Europe stall

5th June 2019

IRELAND delivered a Brexit-busting performance in attracting foreign direct investment in 2018, according to a European-wide analysis of FDI trends. The annual EY European Attractiveness Survey found that Ireland won 205 new FDI commitments last year, up 52pc from 2017. That cut against the grain of an overall 4pc decline in FDI growth across Europe […]

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Affordability is key issue for pension system study

5th June 2019

Employment minister Regina Doherty has commissioned a key study into the affordability of a new auto enrolment system for pensions that she has insisted is on course to launch in 2022. The new system is aimed at trying to ensure that young workers will have adequate savings by the time they retire. But there is […]

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Irish firms top the most highly regarded organisations in Ireland

5th May 2017

An Post, Kerry Group and Bord Bia have topped the Ireland RepTrak 2017 study of the most highly regarded organisations in Ireland. Aldi, Lidl, Google, Boots, Tourism Ireland, Aer Lingus, and Super Valu make up the remaining top ten positions. The results are based on the perceptions of more than 4,500 respondents who completed The […]

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Irish firms top the most highly regarded organisations in Ireland

5th May 2017

An Post, Kerry Group and Bord Bia have topped the Ireland RepTrak 2017 study of the most highly regarded organisations in Ireland. Aldi, Lidl, Google, Boots, Tourism Ireland, Aer Lingus, and Super Valu make up the remaining top ten positions. The results are based on the perceptions of more than 4,500 respondents who completed The […]

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