100 JOBS ARE to be created in Dublin and Cork by four different companies, the Minister for Jobs has announced.
Online games developer Red 5 Studios are to create 30 jobs by establishing its European headquarters in Cork, while Aasonn, a human capital management and technology services company will be locating its European HQ in Dublin, also creating 30 jobs.
Van Tibolli Beauty Corp is to create 25 jobs in customer support and marketing in Dublin and Qualvu Inc, which provides web-based qualitative research, will create 15 new jobs in Dublin with the establishment of its EMEA headquarters.
Two separate emerging companies have announced that they will establish their headquarters in Dublin. All of the companies are backed by the IDA.
“Today’s announcement that 6 high-growth emerging companies are locating operations here with the creation of 100 jobs is great news for Dublin and Ireland,” said Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton.
“The Government is determined to build on this to ensure that we can continue to see the flow of multinational investment to Ireland and help create the growth and jobs we need”.
Minister Bruton said that the government’s plan for jobs and growth is focused on developing and deepening the impact of multinational companies which are already in Ireland. .
“We must attract more companies, we must ensure that they locate higher-value activities here, we must ensure that they have a greater impact on the economy,” he said.
The announcement is the latest jobs boost this week; yesterday 125 jobs were announced for Dublin city while on Monday a total of 190 jobs, including 100 at Amazon, were announced around the country.