• Leading Commerce Platform Shopify Continues Remote Working Revolution
    Galway, Ireland - July 13, 2017 - Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP)(TSX:SHOP), the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses came to Galway, Ireland two years ago to establish a strong and robust support team in Ireland. Known as “Gurus,” Shopify’s Irish support staff are all remote workers, meaning they can work wherever they want.
  • Allergan Celebrates 40 Years in Ireland
    Allergan marked 40 successful years of business in Ireland today confirming an additional investment of €42 million in its Irish operations in 2017. The Company, which employs approximately 1,700 people in Ireland, also announced details of a new €50,000 Innovation Award Programme with Irish colleges around the country.
  • Fort Wayne Metals Ireland expands operations in Castlebar
    Fort Wayne Metals Ireland has announced the expansion of its production operations in Castlebar, an investment of €10 million with the addition of 20,000 sq. ft of production floor space in the next year. As a result, they plan to create 40 additional jobs over 5 years.
  • The Coca Cola Company announces 26 million euro investment in Ballina operations
    The Coca-Cola Company today announced an investment of 26 million Euro in its Ballina operations in Co. Mayo.
  • Electronic Concepts Europe Ltd. (ECL) celebrating 35 years in business in Oughterard Co. Galway
    Electronic Concepts Europe Ltd. (ECL) a company manufacturing High Reliability Film Capacitors for the electronics industry, is celebrating 35 years in business in Oughterard, Co. Galway.
  • Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Joins Jazz Pharmaceuticals in Official Opening of New Manufacturing and Development Facility in Co. Roscommon
    Official opening of a new Jazz manufacturing and development facility on a 17 acre site in Monksland in Co. Roscommon, near Athlone, Ireland.
  • Technology pioneer SiteMinder announces 100 jobs with opening of Galway office to support global growth
    One of the top 20 technology pioneers to come out of Australia is set to announce the opening of its new office in downtown Galway to provide around 100 jobs initially with the potential to grow in future.
  • ZELTIQ® Aesthetics, Inc. to establish European manufacturing facility in Galway
    ZELTIQ® Aesthetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology, today announced that it is establishing a European manufacturing facility in Galway, which is expected to create circa sixty jobs over the next eighteen months.
  • Surmodics, INC. To invest €9.5m in R&D, €7.0m in facility development and create 100 new jobs following acquisition of Creagh Medical in Ballinasloe Co. Galway
    Surmodics today announced the creation of 100 new jobs It follows the company’s acquisition of Creagh Medical in Ballinasloe Co. Galway in November 2015.
  • Wayfair Expands European Operation Centre in Galway, Ireland
    Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W), one of the world's largest online destinations for home furnishings and décor, today announced the expansion of its multi-lingual European Operations Centre in Galway, Ireland. The company will create approximately 160 new jobs in the Galway area as it scales its workforce to keep pace with rapid growth in Europe.
  • Medtronic announces new high-tech facility in Galway
    Medtronic plc, a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, today announced a new manufacturing facility in Galway, Ireland that will manufacture the market-leading IN.PACT® Admiral® drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD is a build-up of plaque in arteries throughout the body leading to reduced blood flow to the limbs, organs, and the brain. Patients with PAD are at higher risk for stroke and heart attack.
  • Industrial Info Resources Expands in Galway
    Industrial Info Europe, a Market Intelligence company, creates 50 new jobs and officially opens new 16,500 sq ft office in Ballybrit.
  • Moss Vision Inc. Limited to establish manufacturing operation in Roscommon Town creating 50 jobs
    Moss Vision Inc. Limited announced today that it is to establish a facility in Roscommon town to manufacture intraocular lenses for ophthalmic industry and Hyaluronic Acid-based viscoelastic to manufacture dermal fillers.
  • IDA Ireland Aiming to Win 80,000 FDI Jobs and 40% Rise in Investments in Five-Year Strategy
    IDA IRELAND, the government agency responsible for attracting inward investment, has announced ambitious targets to boost Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Ireland by over 40%, creating 80,000 new jobs in the economy over the next five years.
  • Irish Government and IDA Ireland welcome Apple data centre investment for Athenry, Co Galway
    The Taoiseach, the Minister for Jobs and IDA Ireland, the foreign investment agency of the Irish Government, welcomes today’s significant announcement of a €850m data centre investment from Apple to be built and located in Athenry, Co Galway.
  • Zimmer expands Irish Manufacturing presence
    Zimmer, a worldwide leader in musculoskeletal health care, will create up to 250 new manufacturing jobs over the next 5 years, at its facility in Oranmore, Co Galway.
  • Phenix Jewellery to establish an International Operations Centre in Galway creating 30 jobs
    Phenix Jewellery, an insurance claims validation and fulfilment provider, has chosen Ireland as a base for the company’s European HQ.
  • Avaya: Investment in Innovation leads to 75 new Irish jobs
    Avaya, a global leader in business communications and engagement technologies, today announced the creation of 75 new highly skilled roles at Avaya’s Customer Engagement Centre in Galway, Ireland
  • Valeo Vision Systems intends to add up to 140 permanent jobs in Galway
    Valeo Vision Systems, part of one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers, today announced that it intends to continue its expansion in Tuam, Co. Galway with the creation of up to 140 permanent jobs in R&D and Operations across 2014 and 2015. The investment is well underway and is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
  • Taoiseach and Minister for Jobs announce 400 new jobs in 8 IDA Ireland client companies
    AN TAOISEACH Enda Kenny TD and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD today announced the creation of 400 new jobs for Cork, Dublin and Galway from 8 North American and European based high-growth companies. The investments are supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
  • GENBAND International Business Services Centre Headquarters Gets New Home at Parkmore West Business Park in Galway
    GENBAND™, a leading developer of software-based real time communications solutions, today announced that it has relocated its Galway-based International Business Services Centre headquarters to the Parkmore West Business Park in Galway, Ireland. GENBAND’s Business Services Centre supports mission-critical company operations including Order Management, Procurement, Logistics, Finance and Accounting, Payroll and Legal in nearly 30 countries throughout the world.
  • IDA Ireland launches ‘Invest in Galway’ - a new marketing initiative to promote Galway and the West region
    IDA Ireland launches ‘Invest in Galway’ - a new marketing initiative to promote Galway and the West region
  • SmartBear Software Establishes European Headquarters in Galway
    We are excited about opening our European Headquarters in Ireland. We were impressed by Galway’s vibrant ICT cluster, pro-business environment and attractive lifestyle. This coupled with the support of IDA Ireland makes Galway the perfect choice for SmartBear.
    Doug McNary
    CEO, SmartBear Software.
  • Hollister Incorporated Announce €80m Capital Investment in Ballina
    Our continued investment in Ballina provides a great opportunity for Hollister Incorporated to continue our Mission to make life more rewarding and dignified for those who use our products and services.  The support of the Irish government and the IDA is greatly  appreciated.
    Bob Crowe
    Sr. Vice President, Global Operations and Information Technology, Hollister Incorporated.  
  • Tech Entrepreneurs and Investors converge on Achill for Networking & Kite Surfing
    “For tech entrepreneurs, kite surfing is the new golf. The sport involves a board, a kite, and a 75-foot-long tether. It’s a wind-powered ride that attracts a lot of founders and entrepreneurs from within the global tech community – Achill will be hosting some of the world’s leading entrepreneurs and kite surfers this weekend”.
    Phillip McNamara
    Managing Director of Voxpro
  • HP Extends Investment in OpenStack Cloud Services at Its Galway-based R&D Operation
    Our customers are looking for open solutions, and to be able to create, deploy and manage IT workloads in hybrid cloud environments.  The technologies being developed here in our Galway R&D facility are at the forefront of HP’s OpenStack-based Helion program and will play a key role in future development of global cloud services from HP.
    Mark Gantly
    managing director, HP Galway
  • SEKO MedTec/Sutherland Global Logistics establishes European Control Centre in Galway creating 30 jobs
    Our new European Control Centre in Galway will replicate and expand this process and will be central to ensuring we offer these and other clients a seamless, controlled and cost effective service across both US and European Continents.  Galway is our preferred location because of the talent pool of well-educated people with a deep knowledge of the Medical Technology industry sector. We sincerely appreciate the assistance of IDA Ireland as we grow our Irish operation.”
    Mr Robert Shearer
    Managing Director
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals breaks ground on New Manufacturing and Development Facility in Ireland
    “Today marks a milestone for Jazz Pharmaceuticals as we break ground in Ireland and begin, for the first time, construction on a manufacturing and development facility, This investment not only strengthens our international manufacturing capabilities, but importantly represents our commitment to expanding our presence in Ireland.  We are grateful for the partnership of IDA Ireland and Roscommon County Council who helped make this project possible.”
    Bruce Cozadd
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc.
  • Alexion Pharma acquire site in Athlone - 40 new jobs
    Alexion Pharma Ireland Trading, a subsidiary of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced that it has agreed to purchase a vialling facility in Athlone, Co Roscommon, Ireland. The closing of the acquisition is expected to occur during the first quarter of 2014. Alexion expects to invest to purchase, fit and improve the facility for its operations. The investment is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
  • HP Commences Construction on State-of-the-art Facility in Galway
    “Galway continues to be a great source of IT talent that can drive future innovation for HP. We are pleased to be investing in this site and getting construction underway and I look forward to an even stronger presence for HP in Galway.” 
    John Hinshaw
    executive vice president, Global Technology and Operations, HP.
  • First Human Use Stem Cell Manufacturing Facility at NUI Galway
    Centre for Cell Manufacturing Ireland at NUI Galway is the first facility of its’ kind on the island of Ireland
  • NUI Galway and Intel announce research partnership
    “This new centre creates an opportunity for Intel, NUI Galway and ICHEC to innovate and optimise applications which benefit industry and science in Ireland, Europe, and globally,”
    Intel vice-president and director of Intel Labs Europe
    Martin Curley
  • Medtronic opens new Customer Innovation Centre in Galway
    "At Medtronic, collaboration is the key to innovation.  Each year millions of patients benefit from therapies that are the result of collaboration with physicians, scientists and engineers who are passionate about advancing medical technology. This new centre will create greater opportunities for collaboration with customers from across the globe in order to better understand their needs and the needs of their patients and together develop therapies that meet today’s healthcare challenges.” 
    Gerard Kilcommins
    vice president, Global Vascular Operations and general manager of Medtronic’s Galway Site
  • 100 new jobs for Galway by Canadian technology company
    Our Galway-based shared services team, in collaboration with our North American operating companies, will become a centre of excellence providing world-class operations support and technology solution development.
    Ted Glahn
    Pivot Chief Integration and Operations Officer
  • Aspect Opens New Facilities in Galway
    The opening of this strategically important operation in Galway presents significant opportunities for Aspect business expansion. The availability of a multilingual workforce, high calibre software engineers trained at exceptional 3rd level institutions in Galway, such as the National University of Ireland, Galway and the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, along with the support of IDA Ireland further exemplifies the decision to locate in Galway is the right one for Aspect.
    Mark King
    senior vice president, Europe and Africa for Aspect
  • Harmac Announces 100 jobs in Castlerea
    Harmac's investment in Castlerea and in the West of Ireland over the past 13 years has been a great success.  We are proud to announce this major expansion to support our current customers and provide capacity for significant new opportunities.
    John Somers
    CEO, Harmac Medical Products
  • Avaya Launches Galway Customer Experience Centre
    Today’s announcement demonstrates to the international community that key players in the technology industry are continuing their investment in Ireland. Galway is a community with world-class education and a high quality of life, and we are pleased that Avaya is expanding their presence here with an eye towards future Irish-born technology innovation.
    CEO IDA Ireland
    Barry O'Leary
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