100 new jobs announced in Limerick

first_imgNewsBreaking news100 new jobs announced in LimerickBy Staff Reporter – December 1, 2014 701 Twitter Print Email Linkedin SOME 100 new jobs have been announced in Limerick by Information Technology Shared Services, a Division of Johnson & Johnson Services.The company plans to create the new jobs through the creation of a Development Centre at the National Technology Park, Plassey, Limerick.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Recruitment for the information technology positions will start immediately, and the positions are expected to be filled over the next two years.This investment is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, through IDA Ireland.Making the announcement Minister for Jobs Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, who has met Johnson &Johnson a number of times in Ireland and the USA since taking office, said:“Today’s announcement that Johnson &Johnson, one of the biggest names in thecorporate world, is creating a further 100 jobs in Limerick to add to the 2000 people they already employ across Ireland, is a great boost. Multinational investment plays a key part in our jobs plan, and in recent years we have seen a very strong performance in this area.”Welcoming the announcement, IDA Ireland CEO, Martin Shanahan said:“Limerick is a great place for foreign companies to locate – IDA Ireland will continue to work hard to make sure that the city continues to enjoy investments like this in the future.”Commenting on the announcement Finance Minister Michael Noonan TD said jobcreation is a priority for the Government.“Today’s announcement is another welcome boost for Limerick and further proof that the Governments strategy in relation to job creation is working”.center_img WhatsApp Advertisement Facebook Previous article#Video Seasonal cheer at Lough Gur Christmas villageNext articleIRFU target talent with sevens X Factor Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ielast_img read more

MacGill : FF leader says government is failing to implement real reform

first_img Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Previous articleGovernment accepts proposals to reduce Donegal to a single 5 seat constituencyNext articleSod turned on new Innovation Growth Centre in Omagh News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News Google+ Google+ PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Fianna Fail leader Michael Martin has told the MacGill Summer School that if the Constitutional Convention does not discuss issues of substantive reform, it will be a missed opportunity.He said there is simply no doubt that the Irish political system failed in recent years, and our political system, as set out in the Constitution, is in need of radical and urgent reform.He added no part of the system predicted what happened and most parts of the system actively pushed policies which exacerbated the crisis.The opposition leader told the summer school he is underwhelmed and concerned by the agenda the Government has, to date, set for the Constitutional Convention, saying it is disappointingly limited in the scope of its review.Speaking in Glenties, Michael Martin accused the government of tinkering around the edges, and told reporters the announcement of eight less TDs is typical of the failure of government to implement real reform………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/mmartam.mp3[/podcast] Twitter Twitter MacGill : FF leader says government is failing to implement real reformcenter_img Pinterest Facebook Facebook By News Highland – July 25, 2012 Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterest WhatsApp HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more

Linden retain National Schools championships

first_img… Skeete, Jordan go down in the record booksPERFORMANCES like Deshanna Skeete’s record-breaking and the take-down of Kenisha Phillips helped orchestrate Upper Demerara/Kwakwani’s win of the athletics competition, and ultimately put together a successful defence of their title, as the overall champions of the National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track & Field Championships concluded last evening at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.District 10’s Deshanna Skeete making her way to a win in the girls’ under 16 200m in record time.District 10’s Deshanna Skeete making her way to a win in the girls’ under 16 200m in record time.After triumphing over Phillips in the 200m on Thursday, Skeete continued to prove to be more than 15-year-old Phillips could handle this year. Skeete finished the Girls’ Under-16 quarter mile in 57.7 seconds, leaving an astonished Phillips to come in with a time of 57.9 seconds. Kissana Glen was third in 1:03.7s.In another surprising upset of the day, District 11’s Samuel Lynch beat Boys’ Under-18 sprint double champion Daniel Williams in the 400m. Just outside of the standing 49.9 seconds record, Lynch ran 50.7 seconds for the win over Williams, who clocked 51.5 seconds.Meanwhile, Skeete was not the only one to etch his name in the record books yesterday, Corentyne (District 6) Boys’ Under-18 high-jumper Samuel Jordan set the new high jump record at 191cm, obliterating the 184cm record that Parish Cadogan set in 2010.Jordan was not the only one making it over the 184-mark. Williams who finished in second place also cleared 191cm while Tortque Boyce cleared 188cm.The District 10 camp broke out in screams of celebrations last evening and many participated in a victory lap around the track after it was officially announced that, as expected, the team had retained their title, once against ousting arch rival, North Georgetown (District 11). In the process they became the first District to attain 15 titles at the esteemed event.Things started out looking good for the yellow-and-black team when they finished second behind North Georgetown in the swimming competition on Monday.As the five-day competition continued they put on a good showing in the cycling competition, also positioning second.It was only in the teachers’ competition that the Lindeners really took blows, ending all the way down in seventh position. It was the 20 points from their athletics win that truly buoyed them. In the athletics competition District 10 finished with 666.75 points for the win, almost 200 points away from second-place finishers Corentyne (District 6), who ended with 483 points.Despite finishing fifth in the athletics competition, after taking just 440.5 points, North Georgetown were only six points behind District 10, thanks to their third-place in the teachers’ competition and the top spot in the swimming.In the cycling North also finished fifth, after gaining only 93 points in that competition.Taking third place overall were South Georgetown (District 13) with 55 points. The team may have stood a chance of coming in second if they had done better in athletics, where they finished in 8th place.West Demerara (District 3) dominated the teachers’ competition, and finished third in the athletics, enabling the team to finish fourth overall. In the cycling the team placed eight and in swimming they were 10th among the districts.The full results for the districts are as follows1st – Upper Demerara/Kwankwani (District 10) 65 points2nd – North Georgetown (District 11) 59 points3rd – South Georgetown (District 13) 55 points4th – West Demerara (District 3) 53 points5th – Corentyne (District 6) 50 points6th – East Georgetown (District 12) 44.5 points)7th – Bartica (District 7) (41 points)8th – East Coast Demerara (District 4) (40.5 points)9th – North West (District 1) 40 points10th – Essequibo Coast/Pomeroon (District 2) 32.5 points10th – New Amsterdam (District 15) 32.5 points12th – East Bank Demerara (District 14) 31 points13th – West Coast Berbice (District 5) 30 points14th – Rupununi (District 9) 18 points15th – Potaro/Siparuni (District 8) 15 points.last_img read more