Twin-track economy laid bare

It was another week of swings and roundabouts on the jobs front.

18th March, 2006

It was another week of swings and roundabouts on the jobs front. Proof, if it were still needed, of Ireland’s twin-track economy laid bare: 300 jobs went in Mallow, Co Cork, due to the closure of Greencore’s last sugar factory, while 300 jobs were created in Dublin with the latest expansion by US online auctioneer eBay.

Wyeth Medica announced it was to lay off 250 people in Newbridge, Co Kildare; disposable contact manufacturer...

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