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BorgWarner further extends its production capabilities in Tralee, Ireland, with a major investment.
Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), the global leader in serving patients with rare diseases, announces the opening of its new office in Ireland at the Miesian Plaza on Dublin’s Baggot Street.
Tenable Network Security®, Inc., a global leader in cybersecurity, today announced, in partnership with Ireland’s Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland, the opening of its new international headquarters in the heart of the Dublin Docklands, and its plans to create 100 jobs over the next two years.
Citrix announced that it will create 150 new jobs as part of an expansion drive at its Dublin office, which is based in East Point Business Park, adding 26,000 square feet of office space to the current footprint. This project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland. The job creation comes as a result of a decision to centralise Citrix’s Inside Sales activities in Dublin, combined with an increased focus on Customer Success services and the growing adoption of cloud technologies by businesses across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The new jobs will primarily consist of Inside Sales and Technical Support Services roles to support Citrix transition to a cloud model.
FundRock Management Company S.A. (FundRock), a leading independent UCITS Fund Management Company and AIFM (Alternative Investment Fund Manager), today celebrated the opening of its office in Dublin and announced that it plans to hire up to 20 people by the end of 2019.
Keltie, a leading firm of European patent, trade mark and design attorneys, has opened its first office outside the UK - in the city of Galway on the west coast of Ireland.
28th March 2017 – Global technology business solutions company Damovo, has today announced 30 new roles at its Global Services Centre in Dublin. Recruitment is already underway for the 30 new roles which are primarily project management, project co-ordinators and Avaya technical support. Damovo was established in Ireland in 2001, initially to service the Irish market, however, it recently opened its Global Services Centre which has grown to 26 people over the past twelve months. The company currently has 40 people in its Dublin operation across Damovo Ireland and Damovo Global Services. Damovo offers a variety of enterprise communications solutions and services including unified communications and collaboration, enterprise networks, contact centres and global IT managed services.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD with Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA Ireland today launched IDA’s new Advance Technology Building (ATB) in the Kerry Technology Park at a ribbon cutting ceremony.
DUBLIN and PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Boulder Media, which was acquired in 2016 by Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), is adding several new animation positions to its operations in Dublin. To house the expanded team, Boulder Media will be relocating to a larger studio space in the summer.
Circle – the app revolutionising social payments, are strengthening their presence in Ireland by planning to double staff numbers in their Dublin Offices over the next two years bringing the amount of employees to 30.
IDA Ireland today welcomed the launch of ‘Ireland Connected: Trading and Investing in a Dynamic World’ the new whole-of-government strategy that builds on existing successes.
6th March 2017 - Irish Funds today announces that it has, in collaboration with Deloitte and participants from leading global asset servicing and fund management institutions including Northern Trust and State Street, successfully completed its blockchain proof of concept for regulatory reporting, “RegChain”.
INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE:INXN), a leading European provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services, today unveiled DUB3, its third data centre in Dublin, and further strengthened the company’s commitment to its future 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.
Wednesday, 1st March 2017 – Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD today announced that Mobile Technologies Inc. (MTI) is to hire 150 people in its newly established European Contact Centre Headquarters in Drogheda over the course of the next three years. Recruitment is already under way for a variety of technology based roles. The company is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
Today’s CSO figures are very welcome - overseas investors have played their part in achieving the consistent drop in unemployment levels in Ireland in recent years. Total employment at IDA supported overseas companies in Ireland now stands at 199,877 people, the highest level on record. IDA clients account for almost 10% of national employment.
AT&T have signed an agreement with IDA Ireland and Dublin City Council to collaborate and exchange information about smart cities solutions.
Dublin is quickly building a reputation as Europe’s centre for (SaaS) companies looking to scale.
Microsoft today announced that it is to hire 600 people, significantly increasing its commitment to Ireland. Following the selection of Dublin as the location for one of four global Inside Sales Centres, 500 new roles have been created with immediate effect. The Company also announced that it is recruiting a further 100 people across its existing operations with opportunities in a broad range of roles with opportunities available in Operations, Engineering, Data Centre Management, Technical Solutions, Search Account Management and traditional customer sales.
Indeed, the world’s largest job site, today announced expansion plans for its Dublin-based headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), adding 500 new employees over the next two years.
BrowserStack, the industry-leading mobile and web testing platform, has operationalized its state-of-the-art real device Mobile Data Center in Dublin. The Minister also announced that BrowserStack will expand its Dublin operations and employ world class talent to lead the development of the next generation of mobile and web testing solutions. This expansion will create more than 40 roles within the next 24-36 months and recruitment is already underway.
NGINX, Inc., the engine delivering sites and applications for the modern web, today announced an expanded international presence and new headquarters for EMEA in Cork, Ireland. As substantially more organisations move to the cloud, containers, and microservices, NGINX continues to attract strong worldwide adoption and now powers more than half of the world’s busiest sites and applications.
Accenture announced plans to grow and deepen its presence in Ireland, drawing further upon the country’s globally-recognized diversity of talent and business leadership. Specifically, Accenture will hire more than 300 technology and design professionals in Ireland this year. This includes 100 new roles at The Dock, the company’s multi-disciplinary research and incubation hub, which was officially opened today.
Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, plans to invest €12.7M in a new project, committing to create up to 60 jobs in Waterford over four years.
Significantly bolstering animation production in Ireland, Mercury Filmworks, one of Canada's most prolific independent animation studios, has joined forces with acclaimed Kilkenny-based animation studio Cartoon Saloon to create an all-new 2D-focused animation studio in Ireland, Lighthouse Studios
3rd February 2017 – Minister for State, Eoghan Murphy TD today announced that Willis Towers Watson is to establish Asset Management Operations in Cork. Willis Towers Watson plans to create up to 40 roles in areas like asset management operations, service provider oversight, risk & data management, investor on-boarding, compliance, and accounting over the next few years. The company is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
Wexford, Ireland – February 3, 2017 – Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) officially opened a new site expansion at their state-of-the-art manufacturing and assembly facilities in Wexford, Ireland.
Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARLZ) (TSX: ARZ), a global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced the opening of new offices in Dublin, Ireland. The company, which focuses on cardiovascular, pain and other specialty areas, plans to add more highly skilled jobs in Dublin by the end of 2017.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD today welcomed the announcement by leading French asset management firm Tobam, that it has decided to set up operations in Dublin employing 20 people by the end of 2017. The Paris-based asset management firm was formed in 2005 by Yves Choueifaty and retains its status as an independent, employee-owned business.
Element Six, a world leader in synthetic diamond super-materials and member of The De Beers Group of Companies, has today announced the creation of a further 100 jobs at its Shannon facility as part of a €7million investment at the plant this year.