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“Is this a debating society or is it a council meeting?” was the question posed by Fine Gael councillor Peter Flynn on Monday afternoon, after the council had spent almost an hour debating back and forth across the chamber on the issue of the recent jobs news in Castlebar. Flynn, who will not be running in next year’s local elections after he opted to step down after only one term, said: “We’ve been here for an hour and we haven’t made one mention of anything we can effect.”
After 50 years trading Arch Motors in Westside is to close the car dealership side of the business with immediate effect due to the difficult trading conditions in recent times.
Fianna Fáil spokesperson on jobs Dara Calleary has said the news of 80 job losses at Homecare Medical Supplies comes as a major blow to east Mayo.
Reacting to the closure of Homebase in Castlebar last weekend and the loss of 30 jobs in Castlebar, Sinn Féin councillor Thérèse Ruane, said that austerity is undermining the domestic economy and making the crisis in the retail sector worse by the day.
A new proposed scheme by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) will help create 42 jobs in Westmeath if the Government agree to the idea which was part of SIMI’s pre-budget submission announced this week.
A new proposed scheme by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) will help create 59 jobs in Mayo if the Government agrees to the idea which was part of SIMI’s pre-budget submission.
Just over 20 years ago Galway was rocked by the news that Digital Equipment Corporation –DEC- was closing its hardware manufacturing business in Galway with the loss of more than 750 jobs. The US computer company, which came to Galway in 1971, had a huge positive influence on the growth of Galway and in establishing Ireland as a location of choice for multinational technology companies.
In a shock announcement this week it was revealed that Marks & Spencer, Mullingar would cease to trade, with the loss of 54 full and part-time jobs.
Minister for State at the Department of Enterprise and Innovation, John Perry, officially opened Zenith Adhesive Components (ZAC), a new manufacturing company in the IDA Business and Technology Park, Dublin Road, Athlone last Thursday.
Some 45 jobs are officially secure at the Athlone B&Q store as the company successfully exited examinership this week.