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125 jobs for Drogheda

US comparison website Nextag to open operations in Co Louth town.

Minister of State Fergus O'Dowd
Minister of State Fergus O'Dowd
Image: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

AMERICAN E-COMMERCE FIRM Nextag has confirmed it will create 125 jobs in Drogheda over the next five years.

The on-line shopping company, which compares prices for products and services,  is currently recruiting staff in Co Louth and the surrounding region.

“With the support of the IDA, we are proving to be the perfect place for US-based technology companies to locate their International operations” said Fergus O’Dowd, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources and Environment.

It is the second foreign direct investment in Drogheda in the past two weeks. Another 120 jobs will  be created at US electronic payments company Yapstone, which is establishing its European headquarters in the town.

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