FDI Employment Hits New Benchmark Of 187,056 People

IDA IRELAND, the Government agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment, has announced the highest level of employment in its client companies in its 67 year history. Total employment at overseas companies now stands at 187,056 people, the highest level on record. IDA client companies created just under 19,000 (18,983) jobs on the ground during […]

EirGrid’s €3.2 billion Programme must be Independently Justified says Harkin

The suggestion by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation Richard Bruton, that the cost of undergrounding cables in the planned EirGrid development would prevent more balanced regional development was the type of argument which raised questions about the honesty of those favouring over grounding of the various projects. This was stated by Marian Harkin […]

IFA to Take a Stand Against Failed Regulation and Flawed Legislation

IFA President John Bryan said tomorrow’s protest at Minister Richard Bruton’s office in Dublin will highlight the failed regulation and flawed legislation that has allowed the powerful multiples to dominate the food supply chain and fleece farmers to bolster their profits. He said farmers had to take a stand for their right to negotiate a […]