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# enterprise - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Organised gangs are flying into Dublin to shoplift your belongings this Christmas Christmas Crime

Organised gangs are flying into Dublin to shoplift your belongings this Christmas

Retailers want courts to crack down harder on shoplifting.

# enterprise - Friday 21 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Schoolboy suspended for selling £14k of chocolate in the playground The Apprentice

Schoolboy suspended for selling £14k of chocolate in the playground

Tommie Rose bought goodies from discount stores and sold them on at marked-up price. What a crafty kid.

# enterprise - Friday 15 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Dublin-Belfast railway line is getting a giant facelift Choo Choo

The Dublin-Belfast railway line is getting a giant facelift

It’s hope it will attract more customers to the Enterprise line.

# enterprise - Monday 7 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bruton wants to stay in jobs portfolio The Jobs Job

Bruton wants to stay in jobs portfolio

The Minister says he still has a job to do in his current post.

# enterprise - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Tralee hosts summer academy focusing on traditional, artisan food production

Consumer interest in locally-sourced and -produced foods are providing a boost to Irish food SMEs.

# enterprise - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

The recession claimed 15% of Irish businesses

Despite this, Irish people still started up more companies in 2012 than in 2008.

# enterprise - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: We can’t afford to take a single job for granted, as recent painful history has shown SMEs

Opinion: We can’t afford to take a single job for granted, as recent painful history has shown

All too often businesses fail for lack of advice or appropriate mentoring at their early stages – Local Enterprise Offices are responding to this need.

# enterprise - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Labour should be pushing for social democracy, rather than abandoning it Income Tax Cuts

Column: Labour should be pushing for social democracy, rather than abandoning it

With Labour backing income tax cuts in next year’s budget, Colm Ó Broin asks if the party is abandoning its support for social democracy.

# enterprise - Friday 21 February, 2014

Jobs boost for Dublin and Galway as 132 new posts confirmed

Five ‘high-growth’ companies from the US and Europe are setting up offices in Ireland.

# enterprise - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Another drop in Live Register numbers, unemployment at 12.3 per cent Jobswatch

Another drop in Live Register numbers, unemployment at 12.3 per cent

Some good news for the Government this morning.

# enterprise - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fake news site Waterford Whispers is planning to create some real jobs… This Just In

Fake news site Waterford Whispers is planning to create some real jobs…

Former bar trade worker Colm Williamson’s hoping to create five jobs over the next year as he goes full-time with ‘Ireland’s Number One Satire News Source’.

# enterprise - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Column: Calling time on multinational imperialism

With employment figures finally on the up and job announcements by the likes of Microsoft making the headlines, it is time to start cheerleading our thriving start-up sector, writes Paul Allen.

# enterprise - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas committee to discuss measures to boost job creation in the not-for-profit sector Jobs Committee

Oireachtas committee to discuss measures to boost job creation in the not-for-profit sector

Several groups will appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Jobs later this afternoon.

# enterprise - Monday 28 October, 2013

Bloodstocks in the Middle East and life-sciences on the East Coast: Ministers on tour

Ministers Bruton and Coveney have set off on separate trade missions this week.

# enterprise - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Bruton: Expect 48,000 new jobs in 2014

The jobs minister has set himself a high employment target following on from today’s Budget announcement.

# enterprise - Thursday 11 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie €54m cost of JobBridge pushes ‘employment supports’ bill up by 10 per cent Social Protection

€54m cost of JobBridge pushes ‘employment supports’ bill up by 10 per cent

Department of Social Protection spending represented 40.6 per cent of all Government expenditure last year, according to figures out today.

# enterprise - Saturday 15 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bruton defends spending the last of the nation’s savings Pension Fund

Bruton defends spending the last of the nation’s savings

The final €6 billion left in National Pensions Reserve Fund is to be used to boost employment, says Richard Bruton TD.

# enterprise - Sunday 28 April, 2013

12 post-war assembly lines you’re glad you don’t work on Boomtime Past This post contains images

12 post-war assembly lines you’re glad you don’t work on

After World War II, mass manufacturing needed tough bodies and minds to pump up production.

# enterprise - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens first franchise in 55 years

Guerin Car Rental Solutions in Portugal was appointed a franchisee, bringing the brand’s European presence to six countries.

# enterprise - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Bruton leads investment mission to US west coast

IDA Ireland is accompanying the Minister on his eleventh major trade or investment mission since he took office.

# enterprise - Friday 12 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Space shuttle makes its final journey… by road End Of An Era

Space shuttle makes its final journey… by road

Endeavour’s two-miles-per-hour journey to the California Space Centre will mean all four shuttles have been rehoused.

# enterprise - Monday 18 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Burton looks to play down tensions over sick pay reform Sick Pay

Burton looks to play down tensions over sick pay reform

The social protection minister says a dispute about reforms to sick pay is not about her or any other minister.

Government hopes new website will lessen red tape burden

BusinessRegulation.ie will be launched by Minister Richard Bruton this morning.

# enterprise - Thursday 14 June, 2012

€2m programme appoints managers to community enterprise centres

It was announced today that business development managers have been appointed to 37 community enterprise centres across the country under the programme.

# enterprise - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Retired space shuttle journeys along Hudson River Enterprise This post contains videos

VIDEO: Retired space shuttle journeys along Hudson River

The space shuttle Enterprise heads for its new home aboard the former aircraft carrier Intrepid.

# enterprise - Monday 28 May, 2012

Amazon to create 100 jobs in Dublin

The online retailer is seeking people to work as support engineers and software developers as well as in other roles. The announcement has been welcomed by the IDA and Minister Richard Bruton.

# enterprise - Friday 25 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Try these for size: Irish inventor selling 200 ideas for new products Inventions

Try these for size: Irish inventor selling 200 ideas for new products

Fancy your own startup? Bill O’Riordan says he doesn’t have the skills to make money from his gadget ideas – but hopes they can spur others on to success.

# enterprise - Friday 4 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Disruption to Dublin-Belfast trains due to Lurgan security alert Security Alert

Disruption to Dublin-Belfast trains due to Lurgan security alert

Army ammunitions officers have been sent to the line at Lurgan, after a suspicious device was spotted there overnight.

# enterprise - Friday 9 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: SMEs, credit for businesses One Year In

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: SMEs, credit for businesses

Small firms have long complained about the shortage of credit to get them up and running. How has Richard Bruton responded?

# enterprise - Monday 27 February, 2012

Enterprise Ireland scheme aims to create 100 companies annually

The government is launching a new multi-million euro scheme for entrepreneurs today.

# enterprise - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Column: Here’s why we need Hireland – and why it will work

Co-founder of jobs creation initiative Gerard O’Neill on why he and his friends wanted the national conversation to turn to job creation – not job losses.

# enterprise - Saturday 1 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Column: What is the secret of Silicon Valley? And can we bring it to Ireland? Opinion

Column: What is the secret of Silicon Valley? And can we bring it to Ireland?

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy travelled to tech central in the US to figure out if Ireland can recreate that ecosystem for innovation and success. Rule 1 – stop writing reports and just get doing.

# enterprise - Friday 16 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie €5.1 million in contracts secured by Irish firms in Oz Good News

€5.1 million in contracts secured by Irish firms in Oz

Forty five Irish companies journeyed to Australia to forge new business relationships and sign contracts.

# enterprise - Friday 29 July, 2011

Poll: Should there be mandatory Sunday premium pay? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be mandatory Sunday premium pay?

It has been announced that Joint Labour Committees will no longer be able to force employers to pay Sunday premiums to certain sectors of workers…

# enterprise - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Seven Joint Labour Committees to be abolished

Only 6 out of the 13 current JLCs will survive – and while they “recognise” the “special position” of Sunday working, they can no longer set premium rates for it.

# enterprise - Monday 25 July, 2011

Major construction company goes into liquidation

The Cork-based company Bowen Construction has began operations in 1968 and employed approximately 70 people.

# enterprise - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Restaurants chief calls for end to “ridiculous 1940s” style Sunday pay premium

CEO of Irish Restaurants Association says Sunday premium paid to workers is crippling industry – while employees’ union and Joan Burton fear proposal to cut it will lead to hardship for low-earners.

# enterprise - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Half of all those surveyed after start-your-own-business course became sole traders

Supporting local business ambitions creates jobs, claims enterprise board director.

# enterprise - Monday 14 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Should Micheál Martin get a slot on Gift Grub? Micheál Martin This post contains videos

Should Micheál Martin get a slot on Gift Grub?

Fianna Fáil party leader attempts a Chinese accent.