Wednesday 13 November 2019

Publisher Lafferty Group to create 40 new jobs in Westport

Breda Heffernan

Breda Heffernan

AN international educational publishing company is to create 40 jobs over the next three years with the opening of a new office in the west of Ireland.

The Lafferty Group said it has already received a deluge of applications for the positions in Westport, Co Mayo.

The the first round of recruitment will begin in the coming weeks with the new office set to open before the end of the year.

Making the official announcement yesterday, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said it was great news for Mayo and for the west of Ireland.

“The region offers excellent opportunities to companies locating here. Our talented and flexible workforce, which is of particular interest to service providers, is one of the many strengths that makes Ireland’s offering unique,” he added.

The company will be hiring journalists, editors and sub-editors to carry out research and create content for its International Academy of Retail Banking which currently has clients in more than 20 countries.

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