Athlone’s Silicon Heartlands leading IDA jobs growth – Naughten

In Jobs, News, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

IDA employment in the midland region increased by 14% in 2018 with Athlone based Neueda Technologies leading the way with the planned creation of 200 jobs, according to Local TD Denis Naughten. “While we are starting from a low base in terms of IDA jobs, I hope this growth will be an indication of future jobs announcements. With the construction …

Dublin employers can cut wage bill 10% by expanding into Heartlands – Naughten

In Business & Jobs, East Galway, East-Roscommon, Jobs, Local Issues, Mid-Roscommon, News, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, Tourism, Uncategorized, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has called on Dublin based companies looking to expand to consider creating jobs in Ireland’s Heartlands which offers employees a better lifestyle with lower costs, while remaining accessible to Dublin.  “Not only are we now looking at the town of Athlone rapidly developing into one of the key European software hubs, but there is also ample office …

What are the jobs of the future?

In Blog, Business & Jobs, Education, Families, Jobs, Young People by Denis Naughten

As Leaving Certificate students return to school many of them are beginning to ask this question. The fact is that both Brexit and technology will have a direct impact on the future career paths for many of this years Leaving Certificate students. Recent studies have shown that half of Leaving Certificate students feel unprepared for the CAO form and that …

Major jobs boost as Athlone fast becoming the Silicon Heartlands – Naughten

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

Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed the announcement by Neueda Technologies that it is to create 200 software development jobs in Athlone. Neueda Technologies, an IT training, development and consulting services company headquartered in Belfast, is establishing a Software Engineering Hub in Athlone where it will employ 200 staff over the next four years. “The announcement today by software firm Neueda …

Reimagining St. Brigid’s report

In Blog, East Galway, Jobs, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

  The report on potential uses for the future of the St. Brigid’s campus in Ballinasloe highlights a very clear consensus around the vision for St. Brigid’s . The report follows Minister Denis Naughten’s discussion-based workshop as part of his project ‘Reimagining St. Brigid’s’ and highlights that those who attended – State agencies as well as businesses and community representatives …

National Skills Bulletin 2017

In Jobs, News by Denis Naughten

1 – Science Occupations Shortage Indicators Although science occupations account for a small share of overall employment (approximately 1% of national employment), these skills play a critical role in the performance and future growth of the high value added and exporting sectors of the economy, such as pharmaceuticals as well as in food processing. Although shortages have been identified in …

Naughten welcomes €100,000 funding for Castlerea Food Hub

In Jobs, News, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

An Chistin – the Food Hub in Castlerea – has been allocated €100,000 in REDZ (Rural Economic Development Zone) funding, local Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed today (Monday). The project will include a fully equipped which will allow individuals to train, develop and manufacture food products without incurring significant start-up costs. It will also serve as a training facility for chefs for …

Naughten encourages applications to Roscommon LEADER

In Jobs, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten is calling on promoters of local projects which can develop tourism, support existing employment or create new jobs to make an application to the local Roscommon LEADER fund. The fund, which is worth €8.8m between now and 2020, will support a range of projects covering areas such as economic development, enterprise development and job creation including rural …

Budget 2017 delivers on local jobs – Minister Naughten

In Jobs, Local Issues, News by Denis Naughten

Budget 2017 fairly distributes the limited resources that are available and will ensure that both existing and new jobs are supported, according to local Minister Denis Naughten. Outlining the importance of the role of broadband in supporting these jobs, Minister Naughten said: “As part of the National Broadband Plan homes in rural areas will have access to 1,000 megabytes per …

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 …