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Maria O'Neill

Civil Engineer


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If you like working with others, and like problem solving then its definitely worth considering. Do you ever look at a bridge/skyscraper etc. and wonder how they did that? Or better still, are you looking at the way the road at home is laid out and thinking if they had of done something differently it would have been better.

Engineering is not a career people think about and say its helping people, but in many ways it is rewarding and just as much about helping people. Engineers design things used everyday that help people get to work, provide clean water, provide sewerage systems, care for the environment....


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50 New Insurance Jobs

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50 New Insurance Jobs

Monday, December 07, 2015 

50 New Insurance Jobs

Online home insurance broker is taking on 50 new employees as part of a three-year expansion programme.

The new roles will be across sales, advisory and administration areas, with recruitment beginning immediately.

The firm will also relocate from its Ballsbridge base to a larger office in Terenure in Dublin. The new office, based in the old location of the Daily Star newspaper in Terenure, has been refurbished and can cater for up to 150 employees. As part of its three-year plan Insuremyhouse hopes to add two more brands to its portfolio.

Contact details for are available here


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