Airbnb to create 200 jobs in Dublin
The American Web Company that was founded in 2008 has planned to create 200 new jobs in Dublin in an expansion of a workforce currently at 300 employees.
The main of activity of these jobs will be different, not only in Marketing, but also in customer experience, human resources, finance, 'trust and safety' and IT. The company has also plans to move to new offices (40,000 square foot in size). The new premises will be located at Hannover Quay.
Ireland represents about 4,500 listings of offers on Airbnb and the company worldwide have more than 1,000,000 listings in190 countries.
The shopping centre Liffey Valley has just announced the new project of €26 million and the creation of 450 jobs (225 construction jobs) bringing the total number of people employed in the centre to more than 2,500. These jobs will be full and part-time jobs for the mall.
The new opening of shops like Penney’s that will open in 2016 for example is the origin of this new announcement. Centre director Denis O'Connell said it’s going to mark a new phase for Liffey Valley and for West Dublin as well.
"We are delighted to commence this €26m investment in the retail, leisure and community facilities on offer here”.
Find out more information about it on the website of the shopping centre.
Career Zoo is the name of the most important in Ireland's keynote career events for graduates and professionals. The event takes place on Saturday, February 21st 2015 from 10am to 5pm in Dublin.
The rise of Information Technology in Ireland has helped to attract more and more job seekers in recent years. Some of the companies seeking to fill positions include Accenture and such event sponsors as Workday and Liberty IT.
Also Bank of Ireland participates in the fair, which seeks to incorporate 10 new employees to its workforce. The financial institution is offering jobs in all departments from accounting to marketing through credits.
Looking for a job in Ireland? Do not miss the opportunity to attend Career Zoo.
Are you a passionate lover of Rugby and Ireland? Lucky you! This weekend, on Saturday February 14th, takes place at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin one of the most anticipated matches of the competition, Ireland Vs France.
The Six Nations Championship is an annual competition between national teams of rugby in Scotland, France, Wales, England, Ireland and Italy. England and Wales hold 26 titles, compared with 17 of France and 12 of Ireland.
Tickets to enjoy this event live at the Aviva Stadium are sold out, but don’t lose the hope because you can always follow through television, at home or surrounded by Irish people in any pub. A great opportunity to immerse yourself in a festive and sports Irish atmosphere!
Please, find more information here.
Ireland and Canada will be connected this summer with a new direct flight. The French airline Europe Airpost announced a weekly flight between July 9th and September 11th. Flights will depart from Dublin on Thursday and from Halifax on Friday.
Tickets can be booked from 659 €, including luggage and fees. The news adds one more to the growing number of regular links between Ireland and Canada, WestJet offers a service to Terranova and Aer Lingus offers a direct service to Toronto.
There are now fifteen new routes to Dublin Airport so far in 2015. You can follow all the news in the Europe Airpost website, and be ready to travel!
The world superstar guitarist from U2, The Edge, is in the Dublin newspapers these days. The reason is the auction that will take place in Dublin on March 15th. The first guitar of The Edge will be sold to a lucky guy for a minimum price of 1800€.
To give you an idea about the value that the guitar took in these years, 20 years ago the same guitar was sold by the mother of The Edge to a colleague for a tiny amount of 20£; It was in the 70’s, the period when The Edge joined a small band called U2 and began to play with this exact guitar.
Later the lucky woman gets the signature of The Edge on it (he recognized it of course).
It’s not the first time that a guitar from the U2 member has been sold, in fact in 2007, The Edge donated a cream-coloured Gibson Les Paul to a charity auction in the United States, held to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Katrina. The guitar was sold for $240,000.
Between January 28th and February 1st the Temple Bar Trad Fest will take place, five days full of events. Since frontline actions, for which you must book your tickets, to a lot of free events in the 14 pubs of Temple Bar participating in the festival.
In the Temple Bar Trad Fest everything revolves around music. Live Irish music, Irish bands, bagpipes, choirs, children, who may attend workshops such as Clayotic Workshop.
The festival celebrates its tenth anniversary and does so in style. Artists like Mick Flannery, Matt Molloy, John Carty and Arty McGlynn have already hung the sign "sold out".
To view all events you can visit the official website of the festival. Don’t forget that some events require tickets or pre booking. Enjoy the music in Dublin!
During 2014 21.7 passengers have passed through Dublin Airport, up over 8% on the previous year. According to a report released this week, the largest airport in Ireland has seen all major sectors of your business, with further positive growth predicted for 2015.
The transatlantic flights between North America and Dublin were the ones who saw the greatest increase, up 14%, more than 2.1 million people, a record number of passengers to Dublin Airport in this market segment. Moreover, passenger traffic to and from Europe reached 11.1 million, representing an increase of 5% in 2014.
Dublin will increase the routes to North America and also offer new destinations such as Reykjavik or Addis Ababa during next spring.
Have you booked your tickets to Dublin for 2015?
After the Christmas rush billboards come loaded with exceptional premieres to bring some calm to our weekends. Highlights:
The Theory of Everything
Based on the memoir "Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen" by Jane Hawking, the film tells the love story of Stephen Hawking, young physicist whose young lives are shaken by his developing motor neurone disease and his relationship with Jane Hawking.
His remarkable ability to survive this disease and how to become one of the greatest scientific minds of the story is the heart of this remarkable story.
Dumb and Dumber To
The film stars Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels repeated experience with a sequel to the movie Dumb and Dumber 1994. A comedy which 20 years later will make you laugh with their nonsensical ideas.
The Imitation Game
It was released in late November last year and it is still in the hoarding of the main cinemas. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, it tells the accusation that took place in 1952 against Alan Turing for being homosexual. Turing was one of the greatest minds of the time, able to decipher Nazi Germany's Enigma code and establish the principles of modern computing.You can check all of movie this link.
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