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Recruitment firm sees Midwest as ‘strong alternative’ to Dublin and Cork

Recruitment firm sees Midwest as ‘strong alternative’ to Dublin and Cork

| February 18, 2017

A major HR and Recruitment firm is to open a new regional office in Limerick to service its client base in the Midwest region. The opening of the new Collins McNicholas branch this month, which will be located at the National Technology Park in Castletroy, increases the company’s number of offices around the country to […]

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Calls for more direct rail services to Dublin

Calls for more direct rail services to Dublin

| February 8, 2017

Limerick Chamber has called for the introduction of bi-hourly direct services to Dublin to support business and jobs in the region. In her submission to the Public Consultation on ‘Rail Review 2016’ process, Chamber Director of Policy Caroline Kelleher said that the introduction of high-speed trains on the line also should be facilitated. In the […]

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Limerick can be a counterbalance to Dublin, says Chamber

Limerick can be a counterbalance to Dublin, says Chamber

| February 7, 2017

Limerick Chamber has said that the commencement of strategic planning and development framework for Ireland between now and 2040 paves the way to bring about economic balance across the nation. Director of Policy with Limerick Chamber, Caroline Kelleher, said: “We welcome the recognition by the Government of the need to tap the underutilised potential of […]

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Bruff Paralympian to be honoured at NUI

Bruff Paralympian to be honoured at NUI

| February 3, 2017

  A Bruff native has received an award for his contributions to sport by NUI Galway. Dr Eoghan Clifford was joint winner of the Award for Contribution to Sport and will be presented with his prize at the 17th annual Alumni Awards Gala Banquet on Saturday, 4 March, 2017 in the Bailey Allen Hall located in Áras na […]

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It’s time for the public to drive Limerick motorway project

It’s time for the public to drive Limerick motorway project

| February 3, 2017

  LIMERICK Fine Gael Senator Kieran O’Donnell is calling on the public to campaign for the construction of the M20 Limerick to Cork motorway during the mid term review of the Government’s capital plan. The review will commence in the coming weeks with a public consultation phase where all relevant stakeholders, departments and the public […]

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Over a hundred jobs created by Local Enterprise Office

Over a hundred jobs created by Local Enterprise Office

| February 1, 2017

  The role of Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick in supporting indigenous business has been illustrated by end of year figures showing client companies had a net gain of 111 posts in 2016. The new jobs were created across 98 companies out of the 320 companies on the LEO support database at present. Overall employment […]

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Shannon Airport prepares for Brexit

Shannon Airport prepares for Brexit

| February 1, 2017

With the Government currently hosting All-Ireland Sectoral Dialogues to assess how the UK’s decision to exit the EU may impact Ireland at many levels, Shannon Chamber is taking a similar approach to the aerospace sector by inviting the CEO of the Irish Aviation Authority to address members at a breakfast briefing in the Inn at […]

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Adrian blazes a trail to national finals

Adrian blazes a trail to national finals

| January 30, 2017

An innovator from Limerick has been selected to compete in the National final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition in Dublin this March. Adrian Fleming,  who co-founded Accuvio Sustainability Software, won the established business category in the Regional Finals held in Bunratty and he now has the opportunity, along with 23 other national finalists, to become Ireland’s Best […]

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Andersen workers back in employment after European funding

Andersen workers back in employment after European funding

| January 28, 2017

More than 100 workers who lost their jobs at a cosmetic jewellery manufacturing plant almost four years ago are back working thanks to a European Globalisation Fund (EGF). In 2013, 171 people – the vast majority women – lost their jobs when Andersen Ireland in Rathkeale closed due to financial losses. However, 136 former workers […]

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Plans for new hangar at Shannon airport

Plans for new hangar at Shannon airport

| January 27, 2017

Shannon Group plc has lodged a planning application with Clare County Council for a new aircraft hangar at Shannon Airport. The proposed development will comprise a new steel framed wide-bodied aircraft paint hangar and internal ancillary office space, workshops, plant rooms and storage space within the airport lands at Shannon Airport. The new hangar will have […]

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