News & Statements

Action Plan for Jobs 2015

The Government today (Thursday) published the Action Plan for Jobs 2015, the next step in the multi-annual process aimed at delivering full employment by 2018.

New plan to create 93,000 extra jobs from start-ups over the next five years

A new plan aimed at creating an extra 93,000 jobs from start-up companies in the next five years was today launched by Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton TD together with Minister of State for Business and Employment Ged Nash TD and Minister of State for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English TD.

European Commission places Ireland in first rank of EU countries for competitiveness

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today (Thursday) welcomed the latest in a line of positive international reports on Ireland’s competitiveness, as a new European Commission report placed Ireland in the first rank of EU countries for competitiveness, alongside the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark.