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28 March 2020

Dear Client
 
We are reaching out to you on foot of the updated public health advice from Government advising the public of increased restrictions on movement owing to Covid19.
 
The purpose of these increased restrictions is to save lives and employers and employees should follow this advice. 

Letter to IDA Client Companies following publication of Essential Services Providers list

Dear Client
 
We are reaching out to you on foot of the updated public health advice from Government advising the public of increased restrictions on movement owing to Covid19.
 
The purpose of these increased restrictions is to save lives and employers and employees should follow this advice. 

Press Release
19 March 2020

Martin Shanahan, CEO IDA Ireland:
 
This is a very difficult time for business, both Irish businesses and international businesses that are based here in Ireland and indeed businesses right across the globe.

This is a global pandemic and has caused widescale disruption to the global economy in which Ireland operates.


 

Speech by Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland at Press Conference at Government Buildings

Martin Shanahan, CEO IDA Ireland:
 
This is a very difficult time for business, both Irish businesses and international businesses that are based here in Ireland and indeed businesses right across the globe.

This is a global pandemic and has caused widescale disruption to the global economy in which Ireland operates.


 

Press Release
09 March 2020

Udemy, the largest global marketplace for learning and teaching online, announced today the opening of an expanded office in Dublin, Ireland. The new office opening represents continued investment in the company’s EMEA headquarters, follows a milestone growth year, and a recent commitment by long-time Japanese strategic partner Benesse Holdings to invest $50 million in the company.

Udemy Opens Expanded Dublin Office

Udemy, the largest global marketplace for learning and teaching online, announced today the opening of an expanded office in Dublin, Ireland. The new office opening represents continued investment in the company’s EMEA headquarters, follows a milestone growth year, and a recent commitment by long-time Japanese strategic partner Benesse Holdings to invest $50 million in the company.

Press Release
06 March 2020
Importance of Placemaking in enhancing Ireland’s attractiveness to investors highlighted to local authorities

The role of placemaking in helping to enhance Ireland’s attractiveness to investors was highlighted at an event today hosted by IDA Ireland in partnership with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The event was held as the second phase of the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government’s Urban Regeneration and Development Fund was rolled out.  Under the call, local authorities are invited to submit proposals for transformational placemaking and urban development projects that will enhance the attractiveness and liveability of Ireland’s cities and large towns and support compact urban growth, one of the key strategic objectives of Project Ireland 2040.

Importance of Placemaking in enhancing Ireland’s attractiveness to investors highlighted to local authorities

Importance of Placemaking in enhancing Ireland’s attractiveness to investors highlighted to local authorities

The role of placemaking in helping to enhance Ireland’s attractiveness to investors was highlighted at an event today hosted by IDA Ireland in partnership with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The event was held as the second phase of the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government’s Urban Regeneration and Development Fund was rolled out.  Under the call, local authorities are invited to submit proposals for transformational placemaking and urban development projects that will enhance the attractiveness and liveability of Ireland’s cities and large towns and support compact urban growth, one of the key strategic objectives of Project Ireland 2040.

Press Release
05 March 2020

Sift, a leading Digital Trust and Safety technology company, today announced that it is expanding its international presence with the opening of its new EMEA headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.
 
The company, which counts several major European businesses such as Cabify, Curve, Delivery Hero, and GetYourGuide as customers, has already hired several members of its quickly growing Sales team with plans to continue hiring.

Sift Expands in Dublin with New EMEA Headquarters to Bring Digital Trust & Safety to Businesses Across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Sift, a leading Digital Trust and Safety technology company, today announced that it is expanding its international presence with the opening of its new EMEA headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.
 
The company, which counts several major European businesses such as Cabify, Curve, Delivery Hero, and GetYourGuide as customers, has already hired several members of its quickly growing Sales team with plans to continue hiring.

Press Release
24 February 2020
Dublin to become Mastercard’s Technology Hub for Europe  with 1500 new jobs and new campus site in Leopardstown

Mastercard has today announced its plans to create 1500 jobs in the next three to five years as it significantly grows its new European Technology Hub in Dublin.  The plans reflect Dublin as a key location in Mastercard’s global footprint.
 
As a leader in payments technology, Mastercard is to grow its workforce with notable investments in its artificial intelligence, cyber security, blockchain, user experience teams, and more. As such, Mastercard will be recruiting for talented technologists with strong development and software skills looking to work on impactful, cutting edge technology projects.

Dublin to become Mastercard’s Technology Hub for Europe  with 1500 new jobs and new campus site in Leopardstown

Dublin to become Mastercard’s Technology Hub for Europe with 1500 new jobs and new campus site in Leopardstown

Mastercard has today announced its plans to create 1500 jobs in the next three to five years as it significantly grows its new European Technology Hub in Dublin.  The plans reflect Dublin as a key location in Mastercard’s global footprint.
 
As a leader in payments technology, Mastercard is to grow its workforce with notable investments in its artificial intelligence, cyber security, blockchain, user experience teams, and more. As such, Mastercard will be recruiting for talented technologists with strong development and software skills looking to work on impactful, cutting edge technology projects.

Press Release
19 February 2020
Maxim Integrated Accelerates Innovation in Europe with $25M Investment for New Design Centre in Dublin

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced the opening of a new design center in Dublin, Ireland. The design center will focus on product development and conducting research and development in the areas of analog semiconductor design to deliver Maxim’s innovative solutions across many end markets.
 
To make this vision a reality, the company will recruit a strong team of mixed-signal and analog design engineers at this facility. The $25M investment will be primarily geared towards recruiting talent, equipment and building costs, as well as research and development. Located on the south side of Dublin, this is Maxim’s seventh design center located in Europe.

Maxim Integrated Accelerates Innovation in Europe with $25M Investment for New Design Centre in Dublin

Maxim Integrated Accelerates Innovation in Europe with $25M Investment for New Design Centre in Dublin

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced the opening of a new design center in Dublin, Ireland. The design center will focus on product development and conducting research and development in the areas of analog semiconductor design to deliver Maxim’s innovative solutions across many end markets.
 
To make this vision a reality, the company will recruit a strong team of mixed-signal and analog design engineers at this facility. The $25M investment will be primarily geared towards recruiting talent, equipment and building costs, as well as research and development. Located on the south side of Dublin, this is Maxim’s seventh design center located in Europe.

Press Release
12 February 2020

Payoneer, the digital payment platform empowering businesses around the world to grow globally, announced today its continued global expansion with the establishment of a new office in Dublin, Ireland. This announcement, in conjunction with the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) authorizing the Dublin entity of the fintech unicorn as an Electronic Money Institution, demonstrates Payoneer’s commitment to being a reliable, secure and convenient partner for businesses all over the world.

Payoneer doubles down on regulatory investments ; Opens new Dublin hub to support continued growth in Europe and ensure post-Brexit continuity

Payoneer, the digital payment platform empowering businesses around the world to grow globally, announced today its continued global expansion with the establishment of a new office in Dublin, Ireland. This announcement, in conjunction with the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) authorizing the Dublin entity of the fintech unicorn as an Electronic Money Institution, demonstrates Payoneer’s commitment to being a reliable, secure and convenient partner for businesses all over the world.

Press Release
12 February 2020
Taoiseach Opens European Financial Forum in Dublin Castle

The IDA Ireland organised forum, in association with the Financial Times, brings international and Irish financial industry leaders, regulators and policy experts together

Taoiseach Opens European Financial Forum in Dublin Castle

Taoiseach Opens European Financial Forum in Dublin Castle

The IDA Ireland organised forum, in association with the Financial Times, brings international and Irish financial industry leaders, regulators and policy experts together

Press Release
28 January 2020

Allergan plc, the global integrated biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Ireland, today marked the opening of its €160m state-of-the-art Biologics 2 facility at its Westport Campus in Co. Mayo, Ireland. The new facility will create 63 jobs and enhance Ireland’s position as a strategic global hub for Allergans’ flagship products, including their botulinum toxin brand. This brings Allergan’s total investment in Ireland since it began operations in the country to more than €750m.

Allergan marks opening of new €160m biologics facility in Westport with 63 new jobs

Allergan plc, the global integrated biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Ireland, today marked the opening of its €160m state-of-the-art Biologics 2 facility at its Westport Campus in Co. Mayo, Ireland. The new facility will create 63 jobs and enhance Ireland’s position as a strategic global hub for Allergans’ flagship products, including their botulinum toxin brand. This brings Allergan’s total investment in Ireland since it began operations in the country to more than €750m.

Press Release
20 January 2020
Apple’s 40 year contribution to Ireland celebrated at IDA Ireland inaugural award event

Monday, January 20th 2020 | 1000hrs | Dublin - IDA Ireland’s inaugural ‘Special Recognition Award’ recognising the contribution of our clients to Ireland was presented by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and IDA Ireland to Apple and accepted by its CEO Tim Cook, at a special ‘Looking to the Future’ event in the National Concert Hall this morning.

Apple’s 40 year contribution to Ireland celebrated at IDA Ireland inaugural award event

Apple’s 40 year contribution to Ireland celebrated at IDA Ireland inaugural award event

Monday, January 20th 2020 | 1000hrs | Dublin - IDA Ireland’s inaugural ‘Special Recognition Award’ recognising the contribution of our clients to Ireland was presented by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and IDA Ireland to Apple and accepted by its CEO Tim Cook, at a special ‘Looking to the Future’ event in the National Concert Hall this morning.

Press Release
17 January 2020
RegTech Leader AxiomSL Establishes Business Operations Centre in Limerick, Ireland

New York, Limerick, 17 January 2020: AxiomSL, the industry’s leading provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, today announces the opening of a business operations centre in Limerick, Ireland, creating as many as 100 jobs over the next five years. The office will be located in the National Technology Park in Plassey. The project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland – the agency responsible for the attraction and retention of inward foreign direct investment into Ireland.

RegTech Leader AxiomSL Establishes Business Operations Centre in Limerick, Ireland

RegTech Leader AxiomSL Establishes Business Operations Centre in Limerick, Ireland

New York, Limerick, 17 January 2020: AxiomSL, the industry’s leading provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, today announces the opening of a business operations centre in Limerick, Ireland, creating as many as 100 jobs over the next five years. The office will be located in the National Technology Park in Plassey. The project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland – the agency responsible for the attraction and retention of inward foreign direct investment into Ireland.

Press Release
08 January 2020
IDA Ireland achieves all targets in ‘Winning – Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019’ Strategy

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys and IDA Ireland, the Irish Government agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) to Ireland, today announced that employment levels in its client companies have now reached 245,096 -  the highest ever number employed in the multinational sector, exceeding targets set by Government contained in IDA Ireland’s Strategy – Winning: Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019.

IDA Ireland achieves all targets in ‘Winning – Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019’ Strategy

IDA Ireland achieves all targets in ‘Winning – Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019’ Strategy

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys and IDA Ireland, the Irish Government agency responsible for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) to Ireland, today announced that employment levels in its client companies have now reached 245,096 -  the highest ever number employed in the multinational sector, exceeding targets set by Government contained in IDA Ireland’s Strategy – Winning: Foreign Direct Investment 2015-2019.

Press Release
09 December 2019
Sod Turned on new IDA Advance Technology Building in Monaghan for the Border Region

Minister for Business Enterprise & Innovation Heather Humphreys TD today turned the sod on a new IDA Ireland Advance Technology Building (ATB) in Monaghan.
The new c.1329m2 building, which will be constructed at the IDA Business & Technology Park, Monaghan will comprise 910 m2 (c.9,800 sq. ft.) of high tech manufacturing space with ancillary office space over two floors.
 

Sod Turned on new IDA Advance Technology Building in Monaghan for the Border Region

Sod Turned on new IDA Advance Technology Building in Monaghan for the Border Region

Minister for Business Enterprise & Innovation Heather Humphreys TD today turned the sod on a new IDA Ireland Advance Technology Building (ATB) in Monaghan.
The new c.1329m2 building, which will be constructed at the IDA Business & Technology Park, Monaghan will comprise 910 m2 (c.9,800 sq. ft.) of high tech manufacturing space with ancillary office space over two floors.
 

Press Release
06 December 2019
Horizon8 Opens European Headquarters in Cork with Plans for up to 50 Jobs

6th December 2019, CORK - Horizon8, an innovative, technology solutions company today opens its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland. Formerly called HengTian, the Company was created in 2004 as a strategic partnership between Boston based State Street, and Hangzhou based Insigma Technology and Zhejiang University. The new office in Cork will mark the first European office for Horizon8 adding to the company’s North American presence in Boston. 

Horizon8 Opens European Headquarters in Cork with Plans for up to 50 Jobs

Horizon8 Opens European Headquarters in Cork with Plans for up to 50 Jobs

6th December 2019, CORK - Horizon8, an innovative, technology solutions company today opens its European headquarters in Cork, Ireland. Formerly called HengTian, the Company was created in 2004 as a strategic partnership between Boston based State Street, and Hangzhou based Insigma Technology and Zhejiang University. The new office in Cork will mark the first European office for Horizon8 adding to the company’s North American presence in Boston. 

Press Release
06 December 2019

Servier, an independent international pharmaceutical company, today celebrated its 30th anniversary of manufacturing at its Arklow site, with the support of Ireland's inward investment promotion agency, the IDA, a non-commercial, semi-state body promoting foreign direct investment into Ireland through a wide range of services. The celebration was led by Minister for Health Simon Harris, Ambassador of France in Ireland, H.E. Stéphane Crouzat, and senior leaders from the Servier Group and IDA Ireland.
 

Servier Celebrates 30 Years of Manufacturing in Arklow, Ireland

Servier, an independent international pharmaceutical company, today celebrated its 30th anniversary of manufacturing at its Arklow site, with the support of Ireland's inward investment promotion agency, the IDA, a non-commercial, semi-state body promoting foreign direct investment into Ireland through a wide range of services. The celebration was led by Minister for Health Simon Harris, Ambassador of France in Ireland, H.E. Stéphane Crouzat, and senior leaders from the Servier Group and IDA Ireland.
 

Press Release
04 December 2019

Nearly two in five Irish adults (39 percent) haven’t updated their main password in the last 12 months, according to new research. 

The research, published today by OneLogin, a global leader in identity and access management, finds that 20% of Irish adults haven’t updated their passwords in over two years and a further five percent can’t recall the last time they updated their passwords.

 

Nearly two in five Irish adults have not updated their main password in the last 12 months – OneLogin research

Nearly two in five Irish adults (39 percent) haven’t updated their main password in the last 12 months, according to new research. 

The research, published today by OneLogin, a global leader in identity and access management, finds that 20% of Irish adults haven’t updated their passwords in over two years and a further five percent can’t recall the last time they updated their passwords.

 

Press Release
25 November 2019
FundRock celebrates the official opening of its Limerick office

Limerick, November 25th, 2019 – FundRock Management Company S.A. today celebrated the official opening of its office in Limerick. This office serves as an operational centre of excellence which complements the FundRock Group.

FundRock celebrates the official opening of its Limerick office

FundRock celebrates the official opening of its Limerick office

Limerick, November 25th, 2019 – FundRock Management Company S.A. today celebrated the official opening of its office in Limerick. This office serves as an operational centre of excellence which complements the FundRock Group.

Press Release
22 November 2019
WuXi Vaccines investment to bring 200 additional jobs to Dundalk

Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation Heather Humphreys TD today confirmed that WuXi Vaccines, a subsidiary of WuXi Biologics (stock code: 2269.HK), is planning to build a $240 million vaccine production facility on the newly established WuXi Biologics Campus in Dundalk, bringing 200 additional new jobs to the town over five years. The new investment, for which a planning application was submitted to Louth County Council last month is being supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland will bring total employment on WuXi Biologics’ Dundalk Campus to 600 by 2024.

WuXi Vaccines investment to bring 200 additional jobs to Dundalk

WuXi Vaccines investment to bring 200 additional jobs to Dundalk

Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation Heather Humphreys TD today confirmed that WuXi Vaccines, a subsidiary of WuXi Biologics (stock code: 2269.HK), is planning to build a $240 million vaccine production facility on the newly established WuXi Biologics Campus in Dundalk, bringing 200 additional new jobs to the town over five years. The new investment, for which a planning application was submitted to Louth County Council last month is being supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland will bring total employment on WuXi Biologics’ Dundalk Campus to 600 by 2024.

Press Release
08 November 2019

ARTeSYN Biosolutions, the manufacturer of single-use solutions for biopharma processing, is to significantly expand its Waterford operations by adding 50 new roles in Production, Engineering, Customer Service and Research & Development over the next 3 years at its facilities in the Six Cross Roads Business Park, Waterford. The expansion of the site increases the company’s consumables and overall production capacity by an additional 2200 ft².

ARTeSYN Biosolutions Expands Manufacturing Capability in Waterford

ARTeSYN Biosolutions, the manufacturer of single-use solutions for biopharma processing, is to significantly expand its Waterford operations by adding 50 new roles in Production, Engineering, Customer Service and Research & Development over the next 3 years at its facilities in the Six Cross Roads Business Park, Waterford. The expansion of the site increases the company’s consumables and overall production capacity by an additional 2200 ft².

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