Vistamed recruitment further boost local economy

In Business & Jobs, Jobs, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

The public announcement by local company Vistamed that it is to create a further 200 jobs in Carrick-on-Shannon is a huge boost not just for the local economy but the region as a whole, Minister Denis Naughten has stated. “The very significant announcement not just of manufacturing related jobs but of research and development jobs builds on other recent announcements …

Minister Naughten urges small businesses to consider Trading Online Voucher Scheme

In Business & Jobs, News by Denis Naughten

Local businesses are being urged to avail of a scheme aimed at helping them to trade online by Minister Denis Naughten. “Irish consumers spend €850,000 an hour online, 24 hours a day, every day yet while many small businesses have a web presence, less than one in four is actually trading online,” stated Minister Naughten. “With nearly 90% of Irish …

Alexion investment huge vote of confidence in Monksland – Naughten 50 more jobs to be created in South Roscommon

In Business & Jobs, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement of 50 biopharma jobs, plus additional construction jobs, following the announcement by Alexion that it is to expand its Monksland operation. “What is even more positive is the fact that the company is determined to try to recruit staff locally and will even provide the required training in Athlone IT to assist …

Naughten welcomes 100 new medical device jobs for Ballinasloe

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, News by Denis Naughten

The expansion of an existing medical device facility in Ballinasloe, which will create 100 new jobs, has been described as “a major boost for the future of the town” by local Minister Denis Naughten. “The creation of 100 jobs in Ballinasloe is the equivalent of 1000 jobs for Galway City, but what is far more significant is the fact that …

Statement by Denis Naughten TD on the threat to jobs at Lund, Athlone

In Business & Jobs, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

On foot of contact from staff in the company concerned, I’ve been in direct communication with the office of the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Minister Richard Bruton. I understand that there are very serious challenges facing the company and its workforce. I’ve been informed that the IDA have engaged directly with Lund Precision Products Ltd and have scheduled …

Better broadband on the moon – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, Infrastructure, News by Denis Naughten

Rural jobs threatened by lack of broadband The lack of good broadband access has been to the fore on during the election campaign to date, states Independent candidate Denis Naughten. “Over the campaign so far I’ve been inundated with complaints from rural businesses, start-ups and families who still cannot get decent speed broadband,” explained Denis Naughten. “The lack of decent …

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St Brigid’s can again become economic driver for Ballinasloe

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, Jobs, News by Denis Naughten

Campus has capacity to provide 8,000 sq m of serviced offices Local TD Denis Naughten has called on the IDA to redouble its efforts to promote Ballinasloe to foreign investors in light of the fact that there is now 8,000sq m of potential serviced offices on the St. Brigid’s campus. “The old admissions building and nurses home would be ideally …

Naughten supports next Saturday as local business Saturday

In Business & Jobs by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has urged people to support their local town by shopping locally and supporting local jobs this Saturday 5th December. The objective by small local businesses across the country is to let consumers know that if they shop local, then they support local jobs and businesses.