Waterford Airport secures €12m investment to extend runway

Transport Minister Shane Ross today announced a plan to inject €5m of central government money to extend the runway at Waterford Airport. Read more

€30 million Precision Agriculture Centre of Excellence announced for Kilkenny, Ireland South East

A €30 million Precision Agriculture Centre of Excellence (PACE) for Kilkenny has been unveiled. Read more

Allstate Sales Group Inc. (ASG) to establish software development & CAD support centres creating 100 jobs in Ireland South East

Allstate Sales Group Inc. (ASG), a provider of turnkey engineering and construction services to the telecommunications industry today announced it is to establish software development and CAD support centres in Ireland, at locations in Waterford and Sligo, creating 200 new jobs over the three years in each location. It is the company’s first operations outside the US. Read more

South East keeps pace with State’s record employment growth according to latest Labour Force Survey

The South East is keeping pace with the State’s phenomenal jobs growth, the latest labour force survey by the Central Statistics Office shows. Read more

Lighthouse Studios first series Bug Diaries launches on Amazon Prime

Lighthouse Studios, Kilkenny, is delighted to launch its first show Bug Diaries to the world.

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GrandPad, the Tablet Designed Specifically for Older People, Launches in Ireland and the UK, creating 75 jobs in Ireland South East

GrandPad, the first tablet-based solution designed exclusively for older people, is now available in Ireland and the UK. Read more

Ireland South East at heart of 21st century manufacturing as WIT unveils 3DWIT

3DWIT, which will be instrumental in both training industry in new manufacturing techniques as well as providing prototype development services, has been launched at Waterford Institute of Technology.

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Ireland South East’s Cartoon Saloon bags another Oscar nomination with Late Afternoon

Cartoon Saloon have achieved a fourth Academy Award nomination as Late Afternoon has made the 2019 Academy Awards shortlist for the Ireland South East-based animation studio.

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Funding approved for the Centre for Design in Kilkenny

Grant funding of €1,843,320 under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) has been announced by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys this morning towards the National Design Innovation Hub to be based in Kilkenny.

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Nutraceutical company Swedencare expanding its operations in Ireland South East

Swedencare AB, which acquired the Nutri-Science brand, product range and manufacturing facility in Waterford, Ireland South East in November 2016, announced today it has moved into new, larger premises, which was purchased earlier this year, in the city which it has redeveloped to more than double its capacity and secure and expand its workforce presence in Waterford. Read more