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Thursday 28 August 2014

Boost as 270 new jobs announced for Limerick

Published 14/04/2014 | 12:28

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Richard Bruton

Medical company Ethicon Biosurgery Ireland has announced it will create 270 jobs in Co Limerick.

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The jobs will be created  over the next five years.

Around 150 temporary construction jobs will also be created, due to the planned €80 million investment in a manufacturing facility at the National Technology Park in Plassey.

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton was at the announcement in Limerick this morning and said: “Manufacturing is a central pillar of the Government's Action Plan for Jobs . We have put in place a series of measures to help reverse the decline in employment in this area in the past."

The Johnson & Johnson company has said that recruitment is already underway for the positions.

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