Listen: Minister Says IDA Will Begin Marketing HP Inc., Leixlip, Plant As A Going Concern Today.

The IDA will begin marking the HP Inc. building in Leixlip as a going concern from this evening.

HP has confirmed today that it is to close the printing arm of its business in Ireland over the course of the next 12 months, with the loss of c.500 jobs

Listen: Taoiseach Says IDA Travelled To HP Headquarters To Try To Avert Job Losses In Leixlip.

The announcement by HP today that it is closing the HP Inc. plant in Leixlip with the loss of c.500 jobs has been raised in the Dail.

The Taoiseach says representatives of the IDA travelled to HP's headquarters in the US in recent weeks in a bid to avert today's announcement.

Minister Says She & IDA Held "Extensive Discussions" With HP In An Attempt To Avert 500 Job Losses At HP Inc., Leixlip.

The Minister of Jobs, Mary Mitchell O'Connor, says she and the IDA had "extensive discussions" with HP in an effort to avert job losses announced at Leixlip oday.

The HP Inc plant on the Kildare campus will close within the next 12 months, with the likely loss of close to 500 jobs.


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