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170 NEW JOBS FOR CARLOW AS MSD ANNOUNCE SECOND FACILITY

Healthcare company MSD has announced that it will construct a second manufacturing facility at its existing Carlow site. The new facility will bring 170 new jobs to the area where the company currently employs over 400 staff. The build will include an expansion of warehouse and laboratory services …

RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY PRICES RISE BY 8.6% IN THE YEAR TO AUGUST

In the year to August, residential property prices at national level increased by 8.6%. This compares with an increase of 10.0% in the year to July and an increase of 11.8% in the twelve months to August 2017. In Dublin, residential property prices increased by 6.1% in the …

LIMERICK TO GET MASSIVE 600 JOBS BOOST AS COMPANY LOCATES FACILITY IN CITY

LIMERICK has received a massive jobs boost with confirmation that a major company is to locate its new manufacturing facility at a city site. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation has chosen the National Technology Park, Castletroy, as the location for its new permanent facility, with up to 600 expected to …

GROWTH OF ACTIVITY REMAINS SHARP

The end of the third quarter of 2018 saw further marked growth in the Irish construction sector. Activity rose at a weaker pace than in August, but the rate of expansion in new orders accelerated. Companies also continued to increase their purchasing activity and staffing levels. The Ulster …

PLANNING PERMISSIONS – QUARTER 2 2018

Dwelling units approved up 52.2% in year In the second quarter of 2018, planning permissions were granted for 6,777 dwelling units, compared with 4,453 units for the same period in 2017, an increase of 52.2%. The second quarter figures also show that: Planning permissions were granted for 4,951 …