New Product Development & European HQ for Sligo8 October 2020
An Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD and IDA Ireland today announced the creation of 206 jobs in Dublin, Kildare, Sligo & Cork across 7 high growth companies from Europe and the US.
Making today’s announcement An Tánaiste Leo Varadkar TD said “These jobs, which are spread over Dublin, Kildare, Cork and Sligo, show that we have the right environment, across the country, to attract new and emerging high-tech companies. All of these companies have been identified as having high growth potential and are working on some really exciting projects. I wish them all the very best of luck.”
Commenting on the announcement, Martin Shanahan CEO, IDA Ireland said “I am delighted to welcome these new companies to Ireland and assure them of IDA Ireland’s continued support as they embed themselves into Ireland’s business ecosystem. I particularly welcome the locational spread of these investments which shows that the technology offering, availability of talent and attractive work life balance in the regions resonates with overseas investors.”
“Our value proposition and our agile and adaptable business environment remains intact despite the unprecedented challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and IDA Ireland continues to compete strongly for every investment won for Ireland,” added Martin Shanahan.
The new jobs will be spread across the technology and business service sectors with a range of activities such as Sales and Marketing, Software Development and Tech Support.
The companies creating the new jobs are:
Eliatra (15), an IT Services and Solutions company that is focused on big data, cloud services and security has announced that it has chosen Sligo to locate its new Product Development and European HQ. The company plans to employ 15 people over the next 3 years in areas such as product development, technical support, sales and marketing roles.
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