SEVENTY-five jobs are being created at two companies in Dublin.
OpenJaw Technologies, which allows travel companies such as airlines and online agencies to offer their products and services on the internet, is to expand with 45 new staff.
Sysnet Global Solutions will take on another 30 employees as it provides information security and assurance services to clients worldwide.
Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, made the announcements on visits to the OpenJaw offices in Glasnevin and Sysnet operations in Carrickmines.
"If we are to get out of this crisis and create the levels of employment we need, we must create an indigenous engine of economic growth," he said.