28th October 2021 IDA Ireland today welcomed the announcement by TELUS International AI Data Solutions that it has begun hiring up to 30 new roles in Ballina.
Lionbridge AI, has been based in Ballina for more than 20 years and employs c.170 people. It was acquired in December 2020 by TELUS International, a digital customer experience (CX) innovator that designs, builds and delivers next-gen solutions for global and disruptive brands. 
TELUS International employ 56,000 people across the world. The Ballina facility is now the third Irish operation joining facilities in Dublin and Cork.
Enda Cunnane, Senior Director at TELUS International AI Data Solutions, said: “I am immensely proud that over the past 20 years, we have provided our talented workforce in Ballina opportunities to successfully build careers in a very exciting space. I would like to thank IDA Ireland for its continued support. This investment by TELUS International demonstrates a strong vote of confidence in the skills and talent available here in the West of Ireland.  Investing in our growth will further support our ongoing success and I look forward to growing our team here”. 
Denis Curran, Head of Regions, Property and Enterprise Development at IDA Ireland said: “This is a very welcome announcement by TELUS International and underlines the company’s commitment to Mayo and the West Region. This new investment offers excellent career opportunities in Ballina and is aligned with IDA’s strategy of winning jobs and investments in regional locations. I wish Enda and the team TELUS International AI Data Solutions every success with this expansion”.

To explore opportunities to join the team at TELUS International AI Data Solutions in Ballina visit their careers page.