Danone said its number of employees in Ireland will soon stand at 400

Two companies announce 150 jobs

24 Nov A food company is investing €26m in a facility in Wexford with the creation of 50 jobs and a specialist healthcare recruitment group is to create 100 jobs as part of a €5m investment in its operations.

The Intel project is one of the largest construction projects in Ireland

TEEU lodges claim for €30m in bonuses

24 Nov One of Ireland's largest unions, which is representing craft workers on the Intel site, has lodged a claim for up to €30m in completion bonuses known as Payment in Lieu Of Notice payments.

The union said that after seven years of hardship that workers should get their just reward

TEEU seeks 5% pay increase for workers

22 Nov The Technical Engineering and Electrical Union, which represents around 40,000 workers, is to mount a campaign to secure pay rises of at least 5% in both the public and private sectors.

Following four years of discussions, Aer Lingus staff have voted to accept pension proposals

Aer Lingus convenes EGM over pension scheme

18 Nov Aer Lingus has convened an Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders to seek approval for a €190.7m contribution to address the funding deficit in the company's pension scheme.

The national average rent is now €933

Rents rise more than 11% in one year

17 Nov In the three months of June, July and August rents became more expensive in every county in Ireland than they were at the same time last year, a report from property website Daft.ie shows.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was given a Lifetime Achievement Award in Manhattan

'Nothing to fear' from tax system - Kenny

14 Nov Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told a gathering of Irish and Irish-American business people in New York that Ireland has nothing to fear in relation to its tax system.

Bristol-Myers Squibb cut its workforce in Swords earlier this year

US firm to create up to 400 jobs in Dublin

14 Nov US-based pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb has announced it is to invest around €720m in a new plant in Dublin that will see the creation of between 350 and 400 highly-skilled jobs over the next five years.

Charlie Flanagan said: 'The UK's continued membership of the EU is hugely important to us'

UK membership of EU 'important to Ireland'

14 Nov Ireland wants the UK to remain a full, integral member of the European Union, according to a keynote speech by Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan in London.