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Acorn announce plans to create 100 new jobs in Dublin - Bruton

Acorn – a leading multi-disciplinary marketing agency – today [Tuesday] announced that it will grow its headcount from its current level of around 100, to 200 staff over the next five years.

Delivery of high speed broadband will benefit Dublin homes and businesses alike - Keating

Fine Gael Dublin Mid West Deputy, Derek Keating, today (Tuesday) said the Government’s commitment to delivering high speed broadband throughout the county will be benefit citizens and businesses greatly. The Government’s National Broadband Plan, which was published in August 2012, aims to accelerate commercial investment in the sector, with State provision being made in areas where it is commercially viable for the market to invest.

Announcement of 318 jobs for Dublin signals strong start to the week - Donohoe

Minister of State at the Department of An Taoiseach and Fine Gael Deputy for Dublin Central, Paschal Donohoe, has today (Tuesday) said the announcement of 318 new jobs for Dublin is a very strong start to the week and builds on the success of last week when 849 jobs were announced in 13 different companies in 7 counties.

New HIQA guide provides practical info on how disability service inspections will work – Doherty

Fine Gael Meath East TD and member of the Oireachtas Health Committee, Regina Doherty, has today (Tuesday) welcomed the publication by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) of a new guide about the regulation and inspection of disability services. It is being published on HIQA’s website today and copies will be available for distribution to the public and organisations working with people with disabilities.

Streamlined SUSI delivers grants on time to thousands of students – McEntee

Fine Gael Meath East TD, Helen McEntee, has today (Monday) said that major progress has been made in making SUSI, the student grant awarding body, more effective. A total of 43,000 grants have been awarded by SUSI on schedule, with 39,000 already paid out for the academic year of 2013/2014.

Minister Bruton announces €125million first Development Capital Fund

MML Growth Capital Ireland Fund to focus on Irish SMEs.

Feighan welcomes €12 million funding approval to upgrade Roscommon water schemes

Fine Gael Roscommon/South Leitrim TD, Frank Feighan, has warmly welcomed the capital funding approval of €12 million for the construction of five new water treatment plants and one pumping station on the Arigna, Boyle/Ardcarne, Roscommon Central and South Roscommon Regional water Supply Schemes. The company which successfully tendered for the project was Glan Agua Ltd.

Patients at risk from low uptake of flu vaccine by healthcare workers – Burke

Fine Gael Cork North Central Senator and Seanad Spokesperson on Health, Colm Burke, today (Sunday) highlighted the need for healthcare workers to become more active in preventing the spread of influenza this winter.

Coveney Welcomes Positive Decision by US on Beef Imports

After years of lobbying Minister Coveney strongly welcomes the new approach from US authorities which opens the door for Irish and European beef imports.

Feighan welcomes systems improvements to student grants body as 43,000 students awarded grants and 39,000 paid out

Fine Gael Roscommon/South Leitrim TD, Frank Feighan, has said that the improvements to the student grant awarding body, Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI), have ensured that the system is now running much more efficiently and on schedule.