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Engineering a brighter future

Engineering and technology will continue to be the strongest sectors for Ireland in terms of job creation, writes Linda Daly

16th July, 2011

When Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte called for urgent measures to address the recent shortfall in engineers, there was mixed reaction from the industry.

Speaking at an international symposium for electrical and electronic engineering last May, Rabbitte said the profession could play an important role in Ireland’s economic recovery by developing next generation technologies.

However, he added that an urgent response was needed to address a shortfall in engineering graduates. While John Power,...

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