Monday 9 December 2019

Hundreds of jobs created in the last week


The IDA has announced almost 170 jobs in Cork and Dublin this week across a number of sectors. See the full story here

A further 100 jobs were confirmed in Biotechnology, Communications and IT companies.


- 23 jobs were created a green biotechnology firm in Galway, who received a €1m investment. The funding means Algae Health can now commercialise their business.

“This funding will commercialise our technology and bring us to a self-sustaining position. We already have a strong customer pipeline and are really looking forward to years ahead,” said MD Edward McHugh.


- A communications firm in Cork is to create 6 jobs in Social Media after announcing a €250,000 investment. H+A Marketing + PR have offices in Cork and Galway, and say the new positions are in response to the explosion of social media in the market.

“Our team is an uber-savvy group of digital natives who live, eat and breathe social media for our clients,” said Dara O’Donovan, head of Social Media for the company.

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- 10Gen is to create 60 jobs in Dublin with the establishment of its European headquarters.

- Cloud-based software co. VideoCrisp is to create 10 new jobs as it announced the creation of the world’s first cloud-based video editing software.

“We are developing the world’s first cloud-based video-editing software that will allow users to edit and change the background of videos with just one click without using a Chroma screen or any video studio set-up,” said CEO Abhinav Chugh.

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