Tag Archives: jobs

Pipe dream jobs on the oil rigs

As the construction industry continues to struggle

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Civic leaders must set themselves bolder goals

If the mission of last week’s Belfast One City Conference could be summed up in a word, it would be a four-letter one: Jobs.

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Stop fighting for scraps and set our sights higher

One wonders what it costs Invest NI to attract 235 jobs to these shores — in both time and money — but it’s fairly clear that it doesn’t come cheap.

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Hard work securing jobs for Catholics

There was a glut of voices on the radio the other day, each eager to comment on ‘The Estate’, a TV fly-on-the-wall documentary about Ballysally housing estate near Coleraine.

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A fair crack of the whip is all that we’re asking

It’s not clear whether the old Chinese adage, ‘May you live in interesting times’, is a curse or a benediction but, either way, an interesting year lies ahead for West Belfast.

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Owner of arcade speaks out

A LOCAL businessman has hit back at critics objecting to his plans for an amusement arcade in Stranmillis, saying the once vibrant area was “slowly dying”.

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