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Ireland has been deemed the best country in Western Europe to invest in

Ireland the best country in Western Europe to invest in

Ireland is the best country to invest in in Western Europe, according to the annual Global Best-to-Invest Rankings compiled by international magazine Site Selection. The country finished ahead of the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy, in the poll. Dublin was deemed the best metropolitan area to locate in followed by Frankfurt, Edinburgh and Birmingham. [...]

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Microsoft HomeOS could revolutionise the way we live

Have you ever left your house and forgotten if you had turned off the heating or put on the alarm? Those fears could soon be resolved thanks to Microsoft, who are developing software at present that will allow you to control your house’s climate, security, PCs, peripherals and appliances on the go. The company’s research [...]

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IDA predicts the creation of 1,500 building jobs through foreign direct investment

IDA Ireland said the recent strong flow of foreign direct investment projects will deliver a significant boost for the construction industry. Ten recent investments will have a combined total requirement of over 1.5 million square feet, predominantly for manufacturing. The IDA estimates this will lead to a need for 1,500 construction workers over two years. [...]

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Microsoft on the look out for substantial new offices in Dublin

Microsoft are on the look out for substantial new office buildings in Dublin, according to a report in today’s Irish Times. The software giant, who are currently based in Sandyford, are said to want a campus-style Irish headquarters with a range of buildings extending to 37,160sq m (400,000sq ft) in the same general area of [...]

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Microsoft expansion will create 400 construction jobs

Up to 400 construction jobs will be created following today’s announcement by Microsoft that it is to expand its data centre in Clondalkin in Dublin. The expansion, which will see Microsoft invest €98 million – will see a 112,000 square foot facility built at the Grange Castle business park, where the software giant already has [...]

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Two property companies honoured at Great Place to Work awards

Two leading estate agents were honoured at last night’s Great Place to Work awards. Jones Lang LaSalle won the Best Medium-Sized Company Award while the Merlin Group, who held their first property auction in the Burlington Hotel last November, achieved a best workplace standard award. The awards bill themselves as “Ireland’s most comprehensive study of [...]

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Most small and medium businesses expect things to improve in next 12 to 18 months

Nearly 60% of small and medium business owners expect the business environment in Ireland to improve over the next 12 to 18 months, according to a new survey. The research, carried out by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Microsoft Ireland, has found that 59% of small and medium business owners expect the business environment in [...]

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