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LONDON AND DUBLIN – Leading law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announces the establishment of a new office in Dublin and the expansion of its role within Ius Laboris, the world’s leading employment law practice.
DUBLIN, March 12, 2018 – Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced three strategic leadership appointments and its move to new EMEA headquarters in Dublin to support the company's growing base of customers in the region.
Monday 12th March 2018 – IDA Ireland in collaboration with The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and leading media consultants Expert Media Partners held an information seminar in London last week for broadcasters who may need to relocate key functions after Brexit in order to continue broadcasting across the EU.
In preparation for the UK’s exit from the European Union next year, BRE Global has established a new office in Ireland’s capital for its CE marking activities.
With support from the Irish Government to apply for EU Notified Body status, its current activities under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) and other directives will transfer across to the new company called BRE Global Ireland Ltd once the submission has been approved.
09 March 2018: Pilz, a leading global automation technology company, has today opened a new €7.4 million software development centre in Cork, Ireland. The opening of this state-of-the-art facility coincides with the 20th anniversary of the company’s presence in Ireland.
Ireland remains a compelling location for early stage start-up companies setting up in Europe
Ministers Humphreys and Breen and IDA Ireland welcome project with expected investment totaling €80m and 600 jobs
Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise and Innovation Pat Breen TD announced today that Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) is to create up to 70 new jobs and invest €25m in the construction of a new regenerative medicine facility at its site in Grange Castle.
DUBLIN, Ireland (date, 2018) – Emerson (NYSE: EMR) is providing automation software and systems valued at USD 1 million (approximately €820,000) to Ireland’s National Institute of Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) to help train next-generation workers on the latest technologies designed to optimize pharmaceutical production.
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) is pleased to announce it intends to establish an investment and distribution business in Dublin, Ireland.
A new industry-led group was launched in the South East today to drive development and growth within the ICT sector in the Region. Crystal Valley Tech (CVT) aim to promote the South East Region as a location of choice for leaders in technology development.
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DreamSpace, an innovation and education hub at the heart of the campus, will host and inspire 100,000 primary and TY students over the next 4 Years
February 19th, 2018, Galway - Quidel Corporation, a market leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of rapid diagnostic testing solutions today announced it is to establish a Business Service Centre in Galway city to support its new international business, targeting the creation of 75 jobs over five years.
Dublin, Tuesday 13th February 2017 – Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD joined CEO of Autodesk Andrew Anagnost today to announce the opening of a major new site for the company in Dublin. Autodesk, the global leader in design software, will initially hire 200 people in finance, operations, localisation and sales operations by the end of this year to support its EMEA business.
Autodesk is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
Tuesday, 13th February 2018 – Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD and IDA Ireland today welcomed theat announcement that MSD is to develop a new biotechnology facility in Dublin, with the expected creation of up to 350 new jobs.
Known as MSD Biotech, Dublin, the facility will be constructed on an existing MSD-owned property, the site of its former facility in Swords, Co. Dublin.
One of the world’s largest media and entertainment companies, NBC Universal (NBCU), through its subsidiary Universal Cable Productions has today announced it is to begin a major new production at Troy Studios in Limerick.
Thursday, 8th February 2018. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD today officially opened Google’s newest offices in Dublin that will serve as a home to Google’s growing Enterprise and Cloud teams in Dublin. Located in the Velasco Building on Dublin’s Grand Canal, the teams will play a strategic role in helping to grow Google’s cloud and enterprise business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Velasco will also be home to an Advanced Solutions Lab where Google Cloud’s enterprise customers can co-create and develop customised solutions for their business on-site in conjunction with Google Cloud experts.
Castlebar, Mayo - February 8th 2018 - IDA Ireland has launched ‘Invest in Mayo’, the latest phase of its digital marketing initiative for attracting inward investment by highlighting the specific attributes of individual regional urban centres.
‘Invest in Mayo’ is an interactive experience designed for use on tablet, smartphone and PC.
The launch took place today at IDA Ireland’s newly completed Advance Technology Building (ATB) in Castlebar
Bank of Ireland today has announced that they will open a second FDI Hub for international companies looking to locate to Ireland. The FDI Hub, based in the Bank’s building on College Green, will complement the existing space on Stephen’s Green. The space provides complimentary office and meeting space for international companies planning to set up in Ireland. Bank of Ireland is the first and only Irish bank offering this service to FDI companies and it continues Bank of Ireland’s support for businesses of all stages through its workbenches, startlabs and FDI spaces.
5th February 2018, Dublin – Technology platform Stripe has today announced plans to expand its Dublin office, adding dozens of engineering positions over the next few years.
Dublin, Wednesday, 31st January 2018 – An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD, today opened the European Financial Forum at Dublin Castle marking the third year of the Forum bringing together international and Irish financial industry leaders from banking, finance, insurance, regulation, fintech and asset management to discuss the pressing issues surrounding European finance.
Ireland’s first Masters in Artificial Intelligence (AI) was launched in Dublin today in response to a growing demand by industry for AI skills in Ireland. The programme, which will run in University of Limerick from this September 2018, was launched this morning by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys (TD) at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
The Irish and South Korean flags will be ceremoniously raised today in the grounds of a pharmaceuticals manufacturing campus in Swords, Co. Dublin, which has been acquired by SK biotek, a global life sciences company, the first Korean pharma-company to invest in Ireland.
Angelica Aircraft Assets ("Angelica") is a new aircraft leasing company, which is officially headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, the largest aviation finance and leasing centre in the world.
There are many reasons why companies locate themselves in
Ireland, but it all starts with positive leadership and
Ireland has an excellent track record as a location for
delivery of Global Business Services. It was in the early
that our highly-skilled workforce and low-risk, low-tax
environment first drew international companies to choose
Ireland as their base for centralising functional support
Global companies choose Ireland as a manufacturing location
because of our highly-skilled workforce, low tax and pro-
In every area of the contemporary business world,
progressive companies face an ever-increasing demand to
innovate. This drive for advancement is one of the main
catalysts for the internationalisation of Research,
and Innovation (RD&I).
Corporate tax rates have been one of the principal elements
favourable enterprise environment in Ireland for more than
decades. The Irish tax regime is open and transparent and
fully with OECD guidelines and EU competition law.
Why Ireland, companies are attracted to Ireland for a variety
Why Ireland, companies are attracted to Ireland for a variety
Trade is the cornerstone of Ireland’s present and
future success as a country. IDA Ireland, Ireland’s inward
investment promotion agency, is not waiting for events to
We are actively planning ahead and helping to position the
for progress. As the world moves towards a more positive
Ireland is set to lead the way.
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