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600 new jobs announced for next year

Multinationals PricewaterhouseCoopers and Microsoft made the announcements today.

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SIX HUNDRED NEW jobs were announced by two multinational companies this morning.

PricewaterhouseCoopers is to recruit more than 500 people in Ireland next year, while Microsoft will employ 100.

PwC says it will be have 300 graduate positions and 200 posts for qualified professionals.

The company currently employs more than 3,000 people in Ireland. The new jobs will be in the areas of assurance, technology, digital, data analytics and cybersecurity.

Meanwhile, Microsoft plans to take on 100 people over the next 12 months. The roles will also be a mix of graduates and professionals.

All of the positions will be based in Dublin.

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