20-09-2017

NEW YORK and DUBLIN (September 27, 2017) – Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) announced today its expansion into Europe with the opening of its European Headquarters in Dublin. The move is expected to create 100 new jobs over the next three years.

Credit ratings agency KBRA selects Dublin for European Headquarters

NEW YORK and DUBLIN (September 27, 2017) – Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) announced today its expansion into Europe with the opening of its European Headquarters in Dublin. The move is expected to create 100 new jobs over the next three years.

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19-09-2017

Dublin, 19th September 2017 – An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, along with IDA Ireland today welcomed the announcement by XL Group that it has selected Dublin as its preferred location for its principal European Union (“EU”) insurance company, XL Insurance Company SE (“XLICSE”), subject to certain regulatory approvals, following the UK’s decision to depart from the EU.

IDA Ireland welcomes global insurer and reinsurer XL Group’s decision to select Dublin as its preferred location for EU Insurance carrier business

Dublin, 19th September 2017 – An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, along with IDA Ireland today welcomed the announcement by XL Group that it has selected Dublin as its preferred location for its principal European Union (“EU”) insurance company, XL Insurance Company SE (“XLICSE”), subject to certain regulatory approvals, following the UK’s decision to depart from the EU.

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18-09-2017

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald officially opened LinkedIn’s new
17,650 sq m Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) HQ at Wilton Place in Dublin today. The new building is the first that LinkedIn has built outside the USA, and is the result of an €85 million investment. The development was undertaken in order to meet the needs of LinkedIn’s growing workforce in Ireland, which has increased from three employees to 1,200 in just seven years.

Official Opening of LinkedIn’s EMEA HQ as the company continues to grow in Dublin

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald officially opened LinkedIn’s new
17,650 sq m Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) HQ at Wilton Place in Dublin today. The new building is the first that LinkedIn has built outside the USA, and is the result of an €85 million investment. The development was undertaken in order to meet the needs of LinkedIn’s growing workforce in Ireland, which has increased from three employees to 1,200 in just seven years.

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13-09-2017

Today An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald TD joined Bill Graebel, CEO of Graebel Companies Inc., to announce the official opening of the company’s newly established Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Financial Shared Services and Operations Centre in Dundalk and the creation of 125 new jobs within the next three years. Recruitment is already underway.

Graebel Companies Inc. to Create 125 New Jobs in EMEA Financial Shared Services and Operations Centre in Dundalk

Today An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald TD joined Bill Graebel, CEO of Graebel Companies Inc., to announce the official opening of the company’s newly established Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Financial Shared Services and Operations Centre in Dundalk and the creation of 125 new jobs within the next three years. Recruitment is already underway.

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08-09-2017

Center Parcs was delighted that An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD was today able to join Martin Dalby, CEO of Center Parcs to attend the Official Sod Turning Ceremony marking the start of construction work on the €233 million development at Center Parcs Longford Forest, Ballymahon, County Longford.  The milestone occasion was celebrated with local community, as well as representatives from both local and national government. 

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD on site for start of construction on €233 million Center Parcs Longford Forest

Center Parcs was delighted that An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD was today able to join Martin Dalby, CEO of Center Parcs to attend the Official Sod Turning Ceremony marking the start of construction work on the €233 million development at Center Parcs Longford Forest, Ballymahon, County Longford.  The milestone occasion was celebrated with local community, as well as representatives from both local and national government. 

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07-09-2017

  • New office building will help facilitate IDA job creation and FDI in Galway region

  • Fine Grain Property bringing  together ISIF, Asian investors and Irish skills to build a portfolio of industrial, logistics and business park properties across Ireland

Fine Grain Property launches advanced new IDA office development in Galway

  • New office building will help facilitate IDA job creation and FDI in Galway region

  • Fine Grain Property bringing  together ISIF, Asian investors and Irish skills to build a portfolio of industrial, logistics and business park properties across Ireland

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22-08-2017

Following a meeting between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and senior bank executives in Toronto yesterday, TD Securities confirmed that it will be expanding its operations in Ireland and, subject to regulatory approval, plans to establish a bond trading business there. The Dublin expansion is part of its growth strategy in Europe and will afford TD Securities the flexibility to meet the evolving needs of clients and respond to the changing business environment as a result of Brexit.



 

TD Securities announces Expansion of Dublin Operations

Following a meeting between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and senior bank executives in Toronto yesterday, TD Securities confirmed that it will be expanding its operations in Ireland and, subject to regulatory approval, plans to establish a bond trading business there. The Dublin expansion is part of its growth strategy in Europe and will afford TD Securities the flexibility to meet the evolving needs of clients and respond to the changing business environment as a result of Brexit.



 

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31-07-2017

Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, today announced that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD and  Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation,  officially opened a €85 million extension at the company’s Waterford, Ireland facility to help meet the consumer demand of its contact lens portfolio, specifically Biotrue® ONEday daily disposable contact lenses.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald officially open €85 million extension at Bausch + Lomb Waterford adding an additional 125 jobs

Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, today announced that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD and  Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation,  officially opened a €85 million extension at the company’s Waterford, Ireland facility to help meet the consumer demand of its contact lens portfolio, specifically Biotrue® ONEday daily disposable contact lenses.

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31-07-2017

IDA Ireland has today confirmed significant investments in the financial services sector in the first half of 2017.  Over 15 global financial institutions have announced their intentions to set up or expand their operations in Ireland since January.

IDA Ireland confirms a strong pipeline in Financial Services Sector following Brexit

IDA Ireland has today confirmed significant investments in the financial services sector in the first half of 2017.  Over 15 global financial institutions have announced their intentions to set up or expand their operations in Ireland since January.

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31-07-2017

Limerick Institute of Technology has received planning permission to construct a major new campus at Coonagh.

LIT primed for new €14m campus in Limerick knowledge corridor

Limerick Institute of Technology has received planning permission to construct a major new campus at Coonagh.

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31-07-2017

Synexa Life Sciences, a global leader in biomarker services, has announced the opening of its international headquarters in Dublin.   The new centre will be home to Synexa’s global business development activities and a new Bioinformatics Lab, and is expected to create up to 30 highly skilled jobs over the next five years.

Synexa Life Sciences opens International Headquarters in Dublin

Synexa Life Sciences, a global leader in biomarker services, has announced the opening of its international headquarters in Dublin.   The new centre will be home to Synexa’s global business development activities and a new Bioinformatics Lab, and is expected to create up to 30 highly skilled jobs over the next five years.

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28-07-2017

Dublin mobile tech firm close to clinching new investment and creating more jobs

Driverless car future puts Cubic Telecom in fast lane for $40m fundraising

Dublin mobile tech firm close to clinching new investment and creating more jobs

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21-07-2017

Ireland cannot be complacent when it comes to Brexit, warns IDA’s Martin Shanahan.

Brexit investments won’t just fall into our laps, warns IDA Ireland CEO

Ireland cannot be complacent when it comes to Brexit, warns IDA’s Martin Shanahan.

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20-07-2017

New research conducted by an Irish team into a possible treatment for Huntington’s disease is showing significant early promise.

New Huntington’s disease treatment from Irish team shows early promise

New research conducted by an Irish team into a possible treatment for Huntington’s disease is showing significant early promise.

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19-07-2017

In Thailand, three young, Irish chemistry students have walked away with a bronze medal at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad.

Three students equal record Irish haul for bronze at International Chemistry Olympiad

In Thailand, three young, Irish chemistry students have walked away with a bronze medal at the 49th International Chemistry Olympiad.

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17-07-2017

Fishing, medtech and energy are three areas of focus at NUI Galway after a fresh batch of funding was secured for the north and west of the country.

NUI Galway to lead €3m worth of fresh research projects

Fishing, medtech and energy are three areas of focus at NUI Galway after a fresh batch of funding was secured for the north and west of the country.

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14-07-2017

Leading Commerce Platform Shopify Continues Remote Working Revolution.Shopify looks to hire 100 support staff in West Ireland with the help of IDA Ireland.

Leading Commerce Platform Shopify Continues Remote Working Revolution

Leading Commerce Platform Shopify Continues Remote Working Revolution.Shopify looks to hire 100 support staff in West Ireland with the help of IDA Ireland.

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14-07-2017

IDA Ireland notes Barclays announcement today that the bank plans to use their licensed EU subsidiary to allow them to continue passported activity post-Brexit.

IDA Ireland notes Barclays announcement today that the bank plans to use their licensed EU subsidiary to allow them to continue passported activity post-Brexit

IDA Ireland notes Barclays announcement today that the bank plans to use their licensed EU subsidiary to allow them to continue passported activity post-Brexit.

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13-07-2017

Unilever has announced a new partnership between its global start-up collaboration platform, Unilever Foundry, and Dogpatch Labs, Ireland’s leading start-up hub. The Unilever Foundry is a platform for start-ups and innovators to engage, collaborate and explore business ideas with Unilever and its 400+ brands. This partnership will provide a clear path for Irish startups to gain access to the company’s marketing expertise, massive global scale and in some instances, investment funding.

Unilever Partners with Dogpatch Labs to bring Global Startup Platform, The Unilever Foundry to Ireland

Unilever has announced a new partnership between its global start-up collaboration platform, Unilever Foundry, and Dogpatch Labs, Ireland’s leading start-up hub. The Unilever Foundry is a platform for start-ups and innovators to engage, collaborate and explore business ideas with Unilever and its 400+ brands. This partnership will provide a clear path for Irish startups to gain access to the company’s marketing expertise, massive global scale and in some instances, investment funding.

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12-07-2017

Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland, today welcomed the announcement that Beazley plc is to establish a European insurance company in Dublin. 

The company, which is an IDA Ireland client, will increase its European business from its Irish base.  In order to expand its access to EU markets, Beazley plc has been granted a European insurance licence for its existing reinsurance company in Dublin.  The new Insurance entity will provide specialty insurance products including professional indemnity, management liability and cyber. 

 

Beazley plc to establish a European insurance company in Dublin

Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland, today welcomed the announcement that Beazley plc is to establish a European insurance company in Dublin. 

The company, which is an IDA Ireland client, will increase its European business from its Irish base.  In order to expand its access to EU markets, Beazley plc has been granted a European insurance licence for its existing reinsurance company in Dublin.  The new Insurance entity will provide specialty insurance products including professional indemnity, management liability and cyber. 

 

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