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Queen’s researchers pin origins of heavy metals on neutron star collision

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast claim to have identified the origin of some of the heavier elements of the universe by analyzing the results of a neutron star collision.
4 minute read
Published 24/06/2022

NUI Galway chosen to host new EU supercomputer

The NUI Galway supercomputer is one of five new machines being deployed in the EU, with the first European exascale model being hosted in Germany.
4 minute read
Published 24/06/2022

Monaghan battery storage project goes live after €25m investment

A new €25m battery storage project is now operational in Lisdrum, Co Monaghan to help maintain stability in Ireland’s power grid.
4 minute read
Published 24/06/2022

AstraZeneca to invest €65m in biologic manufacturing, research and development in Ireland

Alexion, AstraZeneca’s Rare Disease group, today announced a €65 million investment in new and enhanced capabilities across its sites in College Park, Blanchardstown and Monksland Industrial Park, Athlone. The programme will centre on three investments: the installation of new drug substance production equipment and warehousing facilities to support ambient and cold storage at both sites in College Park and Athlone; and the construction of a Manufacturing Sciences & Technology Lab at College Park.
3 minute read
Published 24/06/2022

VMware boosts Irish presence with commitment to 200+ new hires by 2025 in Dublin

VMware is extending its presence in Dublin with a commitment to recruit 205 new technologists by 2025. To drive further global innovation around its multi-cloud platform and the way businesses consume cloud services, VMware will draw on Ireland’s highly skilled workforce, including engineers, project managers and graduate-level developers, and has appointed Andrei Grigoriev, Vice President of Engineering to lead the team in Ireland.
4 minute read
Published 16/06/2022

Training Grant Client Guide

IDA Ireland sees investment in talent through employee training and development by client companies as central to their ability to grow and future proof their business.
Published 15/06/2022

Park Place Technologies Bolsters Ireland Tech Investment

Park Place Technologies, the world’s largest global data centre and networking optimisation firm, has opened its long-awaited Support & Operations Centre at Blarney Business Park, Cork.
5 minute read
Published 13/06/2022

Govt and IDA Ireland welcomes news that TikTok is to create a further 1,000 new jobs

IDA Ireland, together with Taoiseach Michéal Martin and Tánaiste Leo Varadkar welcomed the news that TikTok is to hire an additional 1,000 workers.
3 minute read
Published 10/06/2022

Labour Market Pulse Edition 5

Your Partner on your investment journey.
Published 02/06/2022

IDA Innovation Ireland eZine - Issue 138 June 2022

Catch up on the latest job news from around the country, as well as the delivery of the IDA Ireland’s special recognition award for Google.
Published 31/05/2022

UCD-led research finds potential treatment for advanced eye cancer

The team said their research could help improve treatment options for advanced uveal melanoma, which currently has a poor survival rate.
Published 30/05/2022
Irish Teen Wins

Irish teenager wins big at international science fair

Andrei Florian of St Aidan’s CBS in Dublin won the top prize in the software category for his blockchain-based digital voting system. 
Published 30/05/2022

Irish researchers lead €2m EU project to boost bioeconomy education

With funding from Horizon Europe, the BioBeo project aims to increase awareness of sustainability and the bioeconomy among young people in 10 countries.
Published 30/05/2022

Ericsson to hire 250 at its R&D Campus in Athlone

250 roles to be added over the next three years with a focus on cloud native software developers, engineers and architects at all career stages More than 40% of the world's mobile traffic passes through networks delivered by Ericsson and it manages networks that together serve over 1 billion subscribers Ericsson Ireland has grown 25% over the past five years, currently employing 1200 at its Athlone Research and Development Centre (1400 across Ireland) Ericsson has been in Athlone for more than 40 years and its software development campus is one of Ireland’s largest
Published 30/05/2022

Queen’s researchers pin origins of heavy metals on neutron star collision

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast claim to have identified the origin of some of the heavier elements of the universe by analyzing the results of a neutron star collision.
4 minute read
Published 24/06/2022

NUI Galway chosen to host new EU supercomputer

The NUI Galway supercomputer is one of five new machines being deployed in the EU, with the first European exascale model being hosted in Germany.
4 minute read
Published 24/06/2022

Monaghan battery storage project goes live after €25m investment

A new €25m battery storage project is now operational in Lisdrum, Co Monaghan to help maintain stability in Ireland’s power grid.
4 minute read
Published 24/06/2022

IDA Innovation Ireland eZine - Issue 138 June 2022

Catch up on the latest job news from around the country, as well as the delivery of the IDA Ireland’s special recognition award for Google.
Published 31/05/2022

IDA Innovation Ireland eZine - Issue 134 February 2022

Read more on IDA Ireland's 2021 results and find out which companies are hiring in Ireland at the moment. 
Published 08/02/2022

IDA Innovation Ireland eZine - Issue 133 December 2021

RDS, in partnership with IDA Ireland, brings you a new series of discussions with entrepreneurs and innovators in conversation with IDA Ireland's Aimee Williams.
Published 06/12/2021

IDA Ireland 2021 Performance Highlights

IDA Ireland Annual Conference 2022: 2021 Performance Highlights
Published 06/01/2022

Labour Market Pulse Edition 4

Your partner on your investment journey.
Published 27/10/2021

Women in STEM

An overview of the programmes and initiatives which attract, retain and promote gender diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Published 15/09/2021

Training Grant Client Guide

IDA Ireland sees investment in talent through employee training and development by client companies as central to their ability to grow and future proof their business.
Published 15/06/2022

Labour Market Pulse Edition 5

Your Partner on your investment journey.
Published 02/06/2022

Disruptive Technologies Partnering Portal

Looking for a partner on your next business venture? Discover what Ireland can offer.
Published 09/03/2022

European Financial Forum 2022

Financial services grow here. Banking, asset management, insurance, aviation finance
Published 26/05/2022

IDA Special Recognition Award - Google - Full Event

IDA Ireland Special Recognition Award 2022 to Google. The event took place in Sunnyvale, California with performances from Tolü McKay, a fireside chat between Martin Shanahan and Tánaiste, Leo Varadkar and the award acceptance from Sundar Pichai.
Published 06/05/2022

Bloomberg Radio, Davos, 23 May, 2022

The war in Ukraine, rising inflation and Brexit are all impacting business in Europe. These issues also affect foreign direct invesment in Ireland. Martin Shanahan is the chief executive officer of IDA Ireland, the Irish government agency in charge of attracting foreign direct investment. Shanahan spoke with Bloomberg's Caroline Hepker and Stephen Carroll about the issues his agency is facing.
Published 02/06/2022

France 24, Davos, 24 May 2022

The war in Ukraine, supply chain problems, inflation, and labour shortages have been dominating the agenda at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where business and political leaders pitch investment and global collaborations. FRANCE 24 Business Editor Kate Moody has been speaking to Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland, about how the war might affect foreign investment in Europe, as well as the looming changes for the tech industry.
Published 02/06/2022

RTE Morning Ireland, Sunnyvale, 28 April 2022

Sean Whelan, Washington Correspondent, gives an update from a government trade mission in California.
Published 02/06/2022