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Intellicom brings 100 new Carlow jobs

3 May 2007 | Ireland | 8 Responses

Intellicom (, a communications company plans to create 100 new jobs in Carlow by opening a new customer services centre. This will almost double the Clonmel-based companies work force who are located at the IDA Technology Park on the Dublin Road. Intellicom’s director, Brian Powell, cited the availability of a skilled workforce as the major reason for locating in Carlow. There are two third level colleges in Carlow, IT Carlow ( and Carlow College ( .

Intellicom provide hosted PBX services as well as enhanced FAX and voice services.

Telindus add 20 jobs in Dublin

1 May 2007 | Ireland | Comments Off on Telindus add 20 jobs in Dublin

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Telindus (, an ICT solutions company, has announced that they have plans to add 20 jobs to their Dublin offices.

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Telindus employs 2,700 staff worldwide and has a presence in 14 countries. With the expansion in Ireland they aim to meet the ever increasing need for IT infrastructure in Irish companies.

Over 200 new jobs announced in Donegal

27 April 2007 | Ireland | Comments Off on Over 200 new jobs announced in Donegal

Pramerica Systems Ireland ( announced this morning that 150 new jobs are to be filled within the coming months . Today’s announcement will bring Pramerica’s workforce to about seven hundred. Pramerica provides computer technologies including mainframes, client server and internet.

And a further 67 jobs announced today at E&I Engineering Ireland ( in Burnfoot, Co. Donegal.

E & I Engineering Ltd were established in 1986 serving local process control, water and building industries with high quality, effective solutions utilizing best practice techniques and up to the minute technologies.

Amazon plans 450 jobs in Cork

26 April 2007 | Ireland | 10 Responses

Internet bookseller and retailer Inc. ( has unveiled plans to employ 450 people at its new Irish support centre, which will help customers on its British and French websites.

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About 150 people have been recruited to work in the Cork offices located at Cork Airport Business Park and there is up to 300 planned to come later this year. The centre will handle orders, e-mails and telephone calls from customers who use and sites.

The IDA has offered Amazon an undisclosed aid package to woo them to Ireland instead of England or France.

Genzyme to add 52 Waterford Jobs

26 April 2007 | Ireland | 4 Responses

Yesterday, Massachusetts-based, Biotechnology company Genzyme ( announced plans to create 52 new jobs in their Waterford Plant. This equates to a €270 million investment in their Irish manufacturing plant. And it will bring their Irish workforce to 411 people in Ireland, and more than 9,000 worldwide.


Genzyme in Waterford produces Renagel, a medicine used in the treatment of chronic kidney disease. Because of the increase sales of the drug (up 16% in the first 3 months of 2007), Genzyme has decided to expand operations.

What Jobs Qualify for an Irish Green Card?

24 April 2007 | Ireland | 125 Responses

Here is a comprehensive list, based on the details provided by the Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment Documentation [1] of jobs that qualify for an Irish Green Card. Please note that for medical professionals you will need to register with the relevant state authorities and have documentation of accreditation, before you submit your Irish Green Card Application. This is for jobs that have an annual salary between €30,000 – €59,999.

Economic Sector Occupation Job Titles
Information Technology ICT Professional Computer Systems Managers, Computer Analysts, Computer Programmers and Computer Testers
Healthcare Health Professionals Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists/Pharmacologists and related occupations, Registered Nurses, Registered Midwives, Specialist Nurses and Dental Practitioners
Health associate professionals Medical Radiographers, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Audiologists, Dieticians, Social Workers, Medical Scientists, Orthoptists, Medical Physicists, ECG Technicians, Speech and Language Therapists, Neuropsychological Measurement Technicians, Biochemists, Vascular Technicians, Respiratory Technicians, Cardiac Catheterisation Technicians and GI Function Technicians
Industry Professional Engineers and Technologists Civil, Mining, Electrical, Software, Chemical, Design and Development, Planning and Quality Control, Network, Validation, Product Development, Process and Equality
Industry Construction Professionals Architects, Quantity and Other Surveyors and Building Managers
Education / Healthcare / Industry Researchers and Natural Scientists Researchers, Chemists, Natural Scientists, Biological Scientists, Physicists and Material Scientists
Financial Business and Financial Professionals and associate professionals Chartered and Certified Accountants, Actuaries, Economists, Statisticians, Management Consultants, Business Analysts, Underwriters, Claims Assessors and Analysts, Risk Professionals, Security Specialists, Fund and Investment Management Specialists, Common Law Jurisdiction Lawyers with experience of the financial services sector, Investment Funds Professionals, Fund Accountants, Fund Valuations Professionals, Fund Administrators, Custody Specialists, Transfer Agents, Hedge Fund Specialists, Compliance Specialists, Risk Specialists, Tax Experts and Legal Experts
Industry / Services Specialist managers Marketing and other Specialist Managers.

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Applications are currently taking up to 8 weeks (24/4/07). If the job you are applying for is not on this list, you won’t be offered an Irish Green Card. (sorry)

Independent News & Media to create 60 jobs in Newry

20 April 2007 | Ireland | 3 Responses

Independent News & Media ( has announced a £20 million investment in a new printing press operation in Newry . It is planned that it will print over 30 newspapers at this new facility and it will take at least 60 people to manage it. The Belfast Telegraph, which is owned by the Independent group, will continue to be printed in Belfast.


Independent News & Media PLC is a leading international media and communications group, with its main interests in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom and most recently, India.

Supervalu announce 580 New Jobs

17 April 2007 | Ireland | 53 Responses

Today, the Irish supermarket retail chain, SuperValu ( have announced that they have plans to open 8 new stores, and with it creating 280 new jobs. The total cost of this capital investment is valued around €49 million, which should be spent on the new stores in 2007.

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If you are looking for a job the best way would be to contact your nearest store and bring along an up to date copy of your CV. SuperValu hires all levels of people, from Managers to floor staff, to delicatessen workers.

ACI Worldwide to bring 100 new Jobs to Limerick

17 April 2007 | Ireland | Comments Off on ACI Worldwide to bring 100 new Jobs to Limerick

Today the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Micheál Martin, has announced that the software firm ACI Worldwide ( will create a new global technical centre in Limerick city. These 100 new jobs are expected to be mostly IT and other highly skilled disciplines (fianance, technical support, etc). These 100 jobs will be mostly aimed at graduates with 3rd Level qualifications.

Minister Martin had a busy day in Limerick as he also announced two further new investments for Limerick – Rovsing A/S (, of Denmark, is to establish a software development centre and AR Europe ( in Limerick will create 21 highly-skilled positions over the next three year.

So it’s all go for Limerick !

Quinn Healthcare opens & promise Fermoy 500 New Jobs

17 April 2007 | Ireland | Comments Off on Quinn Healthcare opens & promise Fermoy 500 New Jobs

Today Quinn Healthcare ( has opened (sadly the website isn’t ;)), after purchasing the business from BUPA Ireland earlier this year. Seán Quinn (Chairman of the Quinn Group) has promised that he intends to bring a further 500 new jobs to Fermoy to bring up the employee numbers to 800. Quinn Healthcare has promised it’s 440,000 customers that there won’t be any increases in healthcare policies for the rest of 2007.

It will be indeed interesting to see how VHI and Quinn try and entice their competitor’s customers from each other. Once again there is a little bit of competition in the Irish Healthcare market, which is certainly welcomed. 😀

250 new Jobs (Cork/Limerick/Clare)

16 April 2007 | Ireland | 1 Response

Good news on this Monday morning for jobs in the Cork and mid-west regions. First off DeCare Systems (, an American Software Firm, has announced that they intend to hire 100 new staff in the Cork offices at the University Technology Centre. This 9 year old firm already employs 150 in their Cork offices. These jobs will be mostly for highly skilled IT staff.

It has also been announced that there will be 90 new jobs in the Clare region and a further 50 jobs in Limerick. These will come with the support of IDA Ireland. The Minister for Enterprise Micheal Martin will announce this later today.

So all is good in Ireland for news about jobs 😀

Paragon Global Resources creates 100 new Dublin Jobs

12 April 2007 | Ireland | 4 Responses

This month has started off rather well with plenty of new jobs being announced, esp in Dublin [1] & [2]. Now it’s the turn of a US firm, Paragon Global Resources ( who announced today it’s plan to create up to 100 new jobs over five years in Blanchardstown, Co Dublin. Paragon specialises in providing services to help other companies to relocate staff, including property, logistics and immigration management as well as general human resources services.

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Gilead Sciences bring 80 New Jobs to Dublin

11 April 2007 | Ireland | Comments Off on Gilead Sciences bring 80 New Jobs to Dublin

News today of a €60 million investment by US biopharmaceutical giant, Gilead Sciences ( Gilead Sciences specialise in the manufacturing of drugs for infectious diseases, like HIV & hepatitis. They have plans to move their entire operations to Grange Castle Business Park in Clondalkin, Dublin and with it bringing their total Irish workforce to 160.

Gilead Sciences managed to bring 3 different HIV drugs into a single pill, Atripla, which was launched in July 2006. And has sales over $200 million for the year (effectively half) year 2006.

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Fortis & An Post to create 100 New Jobs

10 April 2007 | Ireland | 1 Response

Today Fortis ( and An Post ( have announced a joint venture worth €112 million. The two companies will offer saving and investment products through An Posts regional branches later this year. And it is planned that they will introduce ATM and Internet Banking soon after. The new jobs, estimated at around 100, will be created by the end of year.

This all, of course, has to be approved by the Irish Financial Services, but it looks very likely it will happen. I guess this is something that will (finally) bring An Post into the 21st century. 😀

Bank of Scotland Ireland to create 300 New Jobs

6 April 2007 | Ireland | 4 Responses

Yesterday there were 300 new banking jobs announced from Bank of Scotland Ireland (, mostly in Dublin. These new jobs will bring the bank’s total of employees to 1700 in Ireland. More than 50% of these will be in the business area. The retail banking part of the bank Halifax is aiming to create 120 jobs and to bring the number of branches in Ireland to 41 by the end of 2007.

The bank will be recruiting in Cork, Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick, Sligo, Belfast and Waterford. There will also be new jobs in their customer care centre in Dundalk. So if you are in the business and looking for a job, get your CV into them ASAP !

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