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16,496 new jobs created by Enterprise Ireland supported companies in 2020


CEO Julie Sinnamon on Enterprise Ireland’s employment results for 2020

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar TD announces Enterprise Ireland employment results for 2020

Enterprise Ireland’s End of Year Statement with CEO Julie Sinnamon

Read Enterprise Ireland’s End of Year Statement report

Enterprise Ireland Strategic Priorities 2021


Design and craft expo goes virtual in 2021 due to Covid

Tech and expertise combine to help drive ambitious global offshore wind growth

Galway-based Mirai Medical raises €3m in funding

Street Furniture Demand Boosts Hartecast

Cork project management firm has global aspirations

Family knitwear firm keeps the home fires burning


Better days ahead as Irish innovation fuels travel revival


Student Entrepreneur Awards

Ready for Customs Grant

Food Works 2021

Brexit Readiness Checker


220,613 people now employed by Enterprise Ireland-supported companies


Ready for Customs Grant

Brexit Readiness Checker

Enterprise Ireland’s 2020 End of Year Statement



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CEO Julie Sinnamon on Enterprise Ireland’s employment results for 2020

RTÉ Radio 1

During her RTE Morning Ireland interview, Julie Sinnamon said that Enterprise Ireland’s focus for 2021 is to sustain jobs and support Irish companies through the pandemic and aftermath of Brexit.

 

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Tánaiste Leo Varadkar TD announces Enterprise Ireland employment results for 2020

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar TD announces Enterprise Ireland employment results for 2020

Irish businesses faced remarkable challenges in 2020 and Enterprise Ireland played a critical role in helping businesses to adapt.

 

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Enterprise Ireland’s End of Year Statement with CEO Julie Sinnamon

Enterprise Ireland CEO Julie Sinnamon on 2020 employment results

CEO Julie Sinnamon talks about the key results from 2020 and strategic priorities for 2021.

 

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Read Enterprise Ireland’s End of Year Statement report

Enterprise Ireland’s Strategic Priorities 2021

In total, €142m in funding was provided to 1,919 companies under a range of Covid-19 funding initiatives introduced in response to the pandemic, including €11.8m under the Online Retail Scheme. There was also €8.2m approved under the Enterprise Centres Fund.

 

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Enterprise Ireland Strategic Priorities 2021

Enterprise Ireland Strategic Priorities 2021

Enterprise Ireland has developed strategic priorities for 2021 to strengthen Irish enterprise, drive transformational change and to scale and grow the export and start-up base.

 

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INDUSTRY NEWS



Design and craft expo goes virtual in 2021 due to Covid

Irish Independent

 

Showcase Ireland, Ireland’s creative expo will operate as a virtual showroom from January 25-29, due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The project will be supported by Design & Crafts Council Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and the Local Enterprise Offices.

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Tech and expertise combine to help drive ambitious global offshore wind growth

Sunday Independent

 

Enterprise Ireland has established an offshore wind cluster to identify and work with key Irish companies with the capability to support the industry’s growth.

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Galway-based Mirai Medical raises €3m in funding

Irish Times

 

Founded in 2015 by Declan Soden as a spin-out from University College Cork, Mirai is developing an outpatient cancer treatment, which targets the tumour while preserving healthy tissue and minimising side effects.

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Street Furniture Demand Boosts Hartecast

BizPlus

 

Hartecast, based in Clonroche in Enniscorthy, manufactures public seating, litter bins, bike racks and other street furniture which it supplies to local authorities and other entities, both in Ireland and Britain.

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Cork project management firm has global aspirations

Business Post

 

Pat Lucey has hit upon a winning formula with Aspira, his first ever business. In the 14 years since its launch, the company has grown to employ 162 people in Ireland, Holland, Malaysia and the UAE.

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Family knitwear firm keeps the home fires burning

Business Post

 

When brothers Paul and Brendan O’Sullivan took over Irelands Eye Knitwear, the family business in 2002, the move coincided with the emergence of low-cost manufacturing in markets outside Ireland.

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220,613 people now employed by Enterprise Ireland-supported companies

 

Enterprise Ireland's 2020 End of Year Statement

Last year, €124m in Covid-19 funding under the Sustaining Enterprise Fund helped sustain 418 companies and 17,710 jobs across the country.

 

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IRISH ADVANTAGE

Better days ahead as Irish innovation fuels travel revival

 

Covid-19 hit the travel sector like a severe bout of turbulence on an otherwise smooth flight. The industry has been severely damaged but innovation, leadership and technology – especially Irish technology – will accelerate a global recovery in 2021.

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FURTHER ADVICE AND SUPPORTS

Student Entrepreneur Awards

 

Take the first step to becoming your own boss and enter Enterprise Ireland’s 2021 Student Entrepreneur Awards. This national competition is open to third-level students from all academic disciplines who have bright business ideas and #GlobalAmbition.

 

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Ready for Customs Grant

 

Irish businesses trading goods to, from, or through the UK (excluding NI) now need to process customs declarations. Learn how Enterprise Ireland’s grant can help.

 

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Food Works 2021

 

Do you manage a High Potential Start-Up and have Global Ambition? Food Works Ireland is looking for Irish food and drink businesses to apply for its 2021 accelerator programme.

 

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Brexit Readiness Checker

 

Irish businesses moving goods to, from or through the UK (excl. NI) are now subject to customs formalities, SPS checks and other regulatory requirements. Complete Enterprise Ireland’s #Brexit Checker to ensure you have all necessary arrangements in place.

 

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