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MORE than 50 new IT jobs are being created by Ryanair at its new headquarters.

The low fares airline is recruiting web developers, designers, analysts, software engineers and email specialists to transform its website and create a new mobile app to be launched this summer.

Budding candidates will meet Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary (above), chief marketing officer Kenny Jacobs, director of IT Eric Neville, and head of web development Dara Brady at a "web stars" open day event in Swords, north Dublin, on Saturday, February 8. Registration on www.ryanair.com/openday closes at 6pm on February 3.

The company has moved 500 staff from Dublin airport and a city centre office to the new premises, which opened yesterday.