28-05-2020

Meissner Filtration Products announced today that their new manufacturing facility in Co. Mayo is operational. The new facility features a state of the art 930 m² (10,000 ft²) ISO class 7 cleanroom dedicated to the manufacture of Single-Use Systems.  Validation of the facility was completed in mid-April and the facility is currently manufacturing products for their biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical client base.

Meissner Manufactures Single-Use Systems in Castlebar, Ireland

Meissner Filtration Products announced today that their new manufacturing facility in Co. Mayo is operational. The new facility features a state of the art 930 m² (10,000 ft²) ISO class 7 cleanroom dedicated to the manufacture of Single-Use Systems.  Validation of the facility was completed in mid-April and the facility is currently manufacturing products for their biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical client base.

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14-05-2020

New Centre of Excellence will create 50 new jobs and support new and existing clients in Europe, the Nordics and the Americas.

BearingPoint//Beyond expands operations, opens new technology centre in Dublin

New Centre of Excellence will create 50 new jobs and support new and existing clients in Europe, the Nordics and the Americas.

Press Release
06-05-2020

Dear Client,
 
I’m getting back in touch with you on foot of the Government’s latest public health advisory regarding restrictions of movement due to Covid-19.
 
On Friday (May 1st 2020), An Taoiseach said the existing public health measures announced on April 10th will be extended until May 18th with some very limited lifting of personal travel restrictions.

Letter to IDA Ireland client companies following the Irish Government's public health advisory in May regarding restrictions of movement due to Covid-19

Dear Client,
 
I’m getting back in touch with you on foot of the Government’s latest public health advisory regarding restrictions of movement due to Covid-19.
 
On Friday (May 1st 2020), An Taoiseach said the existing public health measures announced on April 10th will be extended until May 18th with some very limited lifting of personal travel restrictions.

Press Release
28-03-2020

Dear Client
 
We are reaching out to you on foot of the updated public health advice from Government advising the public of increased restrictions on movement owing to Covid19.
 
The purpose of these increased restrictions is to save lives and employers and employees should follow this advice. 

Letter from Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland to IDA client companies

Dear Client
 
We are reaching out to you on foot of the updated public health advice from Government advising the public of increased restrictions on movement owing to Covid19.
 
The purpose of these increased restrictions is to save lives and employers and employees should follow this advice. 

Press Release
19-03-2020

Martin Shanahan, CEO IDA Ireland:
 
"As one of the most open economies in the world, Ireland will not escape this impact.
 
IDA remains open for business across the globe ‘albeit’ virtually to protect our employees and clients and we are engaged with investors."
 


 

Speech by Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland at Press Conference at Government Buildings

Martin Shanahan, CEO IDA Ireland:
 
"As one of the most open economies in the world, Ireland will not escape this impact.
 
IDA remains open for business across the globe ‘albeit’ virtually to protect our employees and clients and we are engaged with investors."
 


 

Press Release
09-03-2020

Udemy, the largest global marketplace for learning and teaching online, announced today the opening of an expanded office in Dublin, Ireland. The new office opening represents continued investment in the company’s EMEA headquarters, follows a milestone growth year, and a recent commitment by long-time Japanese strategic partner Benesse Holdings to invest $50 million in the company.

Udemy Opens Expanded Dublin Office

Udemy, the largest global marketplace for learning and teaching online, announced today the opening of an expanded office in Dublin, Ireland. The new office opening represents continued investment in the company’s EMEA headquarters, follows a milestone growth year, and a recent commitment by long-time Japanese strategic partner Benesse Holdings to invest $50 million in the company.

Press Release
06-03-2020

The enticement of a relatively wealthy market of 500 million consumers often makes opening a European office one of the earlier expansion steps for American technology companies.  However, there are right and wrong ways to establish a European operation, with fostering the right culture a key aspect that will significantly impact the hoped-for financial contributions.

Successfully Launching a European Office; It's All About Culture

The enticement of a relatively wealthy market of 500 million consumers often makes opening a European office one of the earlier expansion steps for American technology companies.  However, there are right and wrong ways to establish a European operation, with fostering the right culture a key aspect that will significantly impact the hoped-for financial contributions.

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06-03-2020

The role of placemaking in helping to enhance Ireland’s attractiveness to investors was highlighted at an event today hosted by IDA Ireland in partnership with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The event was held as the second phase of the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government’s Urban Regeneration and Development Fund was rolled out.  Under the call, local authorities are invited to submit proposals for transformational placemaking and urban development projects that will enhance the attractiveness and liveability of Ireland’s cities and large towns and support compact urban growth, one of the key strategic objectives of Project Ireland 2040.

Importance of Placemaking in enhancing Ireland’s attractiveness to investors highlighted to local authorities

The role of placemaking in helping to enhance Ireland’s attractiveness to investors was highlighted at an event today hosted by IDA Ireland in partnership with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The event was held as the second phase of the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government’s Urban Regeneration and Development Fund was rolled out.  Under the call, local authorities are invited to submit proposals for transformational placemaking and urban development projects that will enhance the attractiveness and liveability of Ireland’s cities and large towns and support compact urban growth, one of the key strategic objectives of Project Ireland 2040.

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05-03-2020

Sift, a leading Digital Trust and Safety technology company, today announced that it is expanding its international presence with the opening of its new EMEA headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.
 
The company, which counts several major European businesses such as Cabify, Curve, Delivery Hero, and GetYourGuide as customers, has already hired several members of its quickly growing Sales team with plans to continue hiring.

Sift Expands in Dublin with New EMEA Headquarters to Bring Digital Trust & Safety to Businesses Across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Sift, a leading Digital Trust and Safety technology company, today announced that it is expanding its international presence with the opening of its new EMEA headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.
 
The company, which counts several major European businesses such as Cabify, Curve, Delivery Hero, and GetYourGuide as customers, has already hired several members of its quickly growing Sales team with plans to continue hiring.

Press Release
24-02-2020

Mastercard has today announced its plans to create 1500 jobs in the next three to five years as it significantly grows its new European Technology Hub in Dublin.  The plans reflect Dublin as a key location in Mastercard’s global footprint.
 
As a leader in payments technology, Mastercard is to grow its workforce with notable investments in its artificial intelligence, cyber security, blockchain, user experience teams, and more. As such, Mastercard will be recruiting for talented technologists with strong development and software skills looking to work on impactful, cutting edge technology projects.

Dublin to become Mastercard’s Technology Hub for Europe with 1500 new jobs and new campus site in Leopardstown

Mastercard has today announced its plans to create 1500 jobs in the next three to five years as it significantly grows its new European Technology Hub in Dublin.  The plans reflect Dublin as a key location in Mastercard’s global footprint.
 
As a leader in payments technology, Mastercard is to grow its workforce with notable investments in its artificial intelligence, cyber security, blockchain, user experience teams, and more. As such, Mastercard will be recruiting for talented technologists with strong development and software skills looking to work on impactful, cutting edge technology projects.

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19-02-2020

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced the opening of a new design center in Dublin, Ireland. The design center will focus on product development and conducting research and development in the areas of analog semiconductor design to deliver Maxim’s innovative solutions across many end markets.
 
To make this vision a reality, the company will recruit a strong team of mixed-signal and analog design engineers at this facility. The $25M investment will be primarily geared towards recruiting talent, equipment and building costs, as well as research and development. Located on the south side of Dublin, this is Maxim’s seventh design center located in Europe.

Maxim Integrated Accelerates Innovation in Europe with $25M Investment for New Design Centre in Dublin

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced the opening of a new design center in Dublin, Ireland. The design center will focus on product development and conducting research and development in the areas of analog semiconductor design to deliver Maxim’s innovative solutions across many end markets.
 
To make this vision a reality, the company will recruit a strong team of mixed-signal and analog design engineers at this facility. The $25M investment will be primarily geared towards recruiting talent, equipment and building costs, as well as research and development. Located on the south side of Dublin, this is Maxim’s seventh design center located in Europe.

Press Release
12-02-2020

LONDON, February 12, 2020 Payoneer, the digital payment platform empowering businesses around the world to grow globally, announced today its continued global expansion with the establishment of a new office in Dublin, Ireland. This announcement, in conjunction with the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) authorising the Dublin entity of the fintech unicorn as an Electronic Money Institution, demonstrates Payoneer’s commitment to being a reliable, secure and convenient partner for businesses all over the world.

PAYONEER DOUBLES DOWN ON REGULATORY INVESTMENTS; OPENS NEW DUBLIN HUB TO SUPPORT CONTINUED GROWTH IN EUROPE AND ENSURE POST-BREXIT CONTINUITY

LONDON, February 12, 2020 Payoneer, the digital payment platform empowering businesses around the world to grow globally, announced today its continued global expansion with the establishment of a new office in Dublin, Ireland. This announcement, in conjunction with the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) authorising the Dublin entity of the fintech unicorn as an Electronic Money Institution, demonstrates Payoneer’s commitment to being a reliable, secure and convenient partner for businesses all over the world.

Press Release
12-02-2020

The IDA Ireland organised forum, in association with the Financial Times, brings international and Irish financial industry leaders, regulators and policy experts together

Taoiseach Opens European Financial Forum in Dublin Castle

The IDA Ireland organised forum, in association with the Financial Times, brings international and Irish financial industry leaders, regulators and policy experts together

Press Release
28-01-2020

Allergan plc, the global integrated biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Ireland, today marked the opening of its €160m state-of-the-art Biologics 2 facility at its Westport Campus in Co. Mayo, Ireland. The new facility will create 63 jobs and enhance Ireland’s position as a strategic global hub for Allergans’ flagship products, including their botulinum toxin brand. This brings Allergan’s total investment in Ireland since it began operations in the country to more than €750m.

Allergan marks opening of new €160m biologics facility in Westport with 63 new jobs

Allergan plc, the global integrated biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Ireland, today marked the opening of its €160m state-of-the-art Biologics 2 facility at its Westport Campus in Co. Mayo, Ireland. The new facility will create 63 jobs and enhance Ireland’s position as a strategic global hub for Allergans’ flagship products, including their botulinum toxin brand. This brings Allergan’s total investment in Ireland since it began operations in the country to more than €750m.

Press Release
20-01-2020

Monday, January 20th 2020 | 1000hrs | Dublin - IDA Ireland’s inaugural ‘Special Recognition Award’ recognising the contribution of our clients to Ireland was presented by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and IDA Ireland to Apple and accepted by its CEO Tim Cook, at a special ‘Looking to the Future’ event in the National Concert Hall this morning.

Apple’s 40 year contribution to Ireland celebrated at IDA Ireland inaugural award event

Monday, January 20th 2020 | 1000hrs | Dublin - IDA Ireland’s inaugural ‘Special Recognition Award’ recognising the contribution of our clients to Ireland was presented by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and IDA Ireland to Apple and accepted by its CEO Tim Cook, at a special ‘Looking to the Future’ event in the National Concert Hall this morning.

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17-01-2020

New York, Limerick, 17 January 2020: AxiomSL, the industry’s leading provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, today announces the opening of a business operations centre in Limerick, Ireland, creating as many as 100 jobs over the next five years. The office will be located in the National Technology Park in Plassey. The project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland – the agency responsible for the attraction and retention of inward foreign direct investment into Ireland.

RegTech Leader AxiomSL Establishes Business Operations Centre in Limerick, Ireland

New York, Limerick, 17 January 2020: AxiomSL, the industry’s leading provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, today announces the opening of a business operations centre in Limerick, Ireland, creating as many as 100 jobs over the next five years. The office will be located in the National Technology Park in Plassey. The project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland – the agency responsible for the attraction and retention of inward foreign direct investment into Ireland.

Press Release
08-01-2020

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys and IDA Ireland, the Irish Government agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) to Ireland, today announced that employment levels in its client companies have now reached 245,096 -  the highest ever number employed in the multinational sector, exceeding targets set by Government contained in IDA Ireland’s Strategy – Winning: Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019.

IDA Ireland achieves all targets in ‘Winning – Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019’ Strategy

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys and IDA Ireland, the Irish Government agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) to Ireland, today announced that employment levels in its client companies have now reached 245,096 -  the highest ever number employed in the multinational sector, exceeding targets set by Government contained in IDA Ireland’s Strategy – Winning: Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019.

Press Release
09-12-2019

Minister for Business Enterprise & Innovation Heather Humphreys TD today turned the sod on a new IDA Ireland Advance Technology Building (ATB) in Monaghan.
The new c.1329m2 building, which will be constructed at the IDA Business & Technology Park, Monaghan will comprise 910 m2 (c.9,800 sq. ft.) of high tech manufacturing space with ancillary office space over two floors.
 

Sod Turned on new IDA Advance Technology Building in Monaghan for the Border Region

Minister for Business Enterprise & Innovation Heather Humphreys TD today turned the sod on a new IDA Ireland Advance Technology Building (ATB) in Monaghan.
The new c.1329m2 building, which will be constructed at the IDA Business & Technology Park, Monaghan will comprise 910 m2 (c.9,800 sq. ft.) of high tech manufacturing space with ancillary office space over two floors.
 

Press Release
06-12-2019

6th December 2019, CORK - Horizon8, an innovative, technology solutions company today opens its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland. Formerly called HengTian, the Company was created in 2004 as a strategic partnership between Boston based State Street, and Hangzhou based Insigma Technology and Zhejiang University. The new office in Cork will mark the first European office for Horizon8 adding to the company’s North American presence in Boston. 

Horizon8 Opens European Headquarters in Cork with Plans for up to 50 Jobs

6th December 2019, CORK - Horizon8, an innovative, technology solutions company today opens its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland. Formerly called HengTian, the Company was created in 2004 as a strategic partnership between Boston based State Street, and Hangzhou based Insigma Technology and Zhejiang University. The new office in Cork will mark the first European office for Horizon8 adding to the company’s North American presence in Boston. 

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