Strong resilience shown in Foreign Direct Investment in Ireland South East in 2021

The latest IDA results for the South East region show that there has been continued resilience in the existing FDI base in the region during 2021 with some new name investments also being added. Read more

Rachel Blackmore named BBC’s World Sport Star of the Year & The 2021 RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year within 24hrs

Tipperary jockey Rachael Blackmore has achieved a remarkable double win after being crowned BBC’s World Sport Star of the Year. Read more

AFTA has opened a new aircraft maintenance hangar at Waterford Airport

Atlantic Flight Training Academy (AFTA) has now announced the official opening of its new IAA approved Aircraft Maintenance Hangar at its second Irish Pilot Training base, located at Waterford Airport. Read more

Kilkenny based Cartoon Saloon profits soar ahead of arrival on Netflix

Cartoon Saloon Ltd had a net profit of €1.18m for 2020, up from €452,161 in 2019. Read more

IT Carlow has announced 11 new degree courses in response to socio-economic needs

Institute of Technology Carlow has announced eleven new ordinary and honours degree courses as a direct response to national and regional socio-economic needs. Read more

Boxworks nominated as Business Hub of the Year

Boxworks, co-working space and business hub in Waterford, has been nominated as Business Hub of the Year in the Digital Business Ireland awards 2021. Read more

Carlow company, Stryve, aiming to double its workforce over the next year

Stryve, a Carlow-based cloud and cyber security firm, has recently won a large contract with the Polish prison service after opening an office in the country. Read more

250 new jobs have been announced for Waterford!

Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, is to establish a State-of-the-Art Delivery Centre in Railway Square, Waterford City.

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Horizon Therapeutics announce $140,000 in scholarships including for some WIT students

Horizon Therapeutics today announced $140,000 in scholarships to help economically disadvantaged students from Waterford Institute of Technology and Trinity College Dublin cover their non-tuition expenses. Read more

Over €1.8m has been allocated to the South East for outdoor amenities

The major investment, under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme (ORIS), will see the development of 66 natural amenities and support outdoor pursuits across the country such as hiking, mountaineering, kayaking, swimming and cycling. Read more