Four technology companies to create 120 jobsFriday 26 April 2013 17.19
Over 120 new jobs have been announced in four technology companies in Kildare, Dublin and Cork.
Up to 30 jobs are to be created at Opensky in Naas, Co Kildare, over the next 18 months.
The company provides software products to the food manufacturing, retail and public sectors.
Storm Technology, a business technology consultancy, is to create 21 new jobs in Dublin by March 2015.
Up to 50 jobs are to be created at Fineos in Dublin in the coming months.
That company produces claims management software for the insurance industry.
And wireless technologies company Qualcomm is set to create 20 new jobs in Cork with the opening of a new centre in the city.
The company, a leader in the field of 3G, 4G, and next generation wireless technologies, has already begun recruiting for the Cork-based jobs.
They include software and network engineering positions.
Qualcomm already has an operation in Dublin.
IDA Ireland has welcomed the announcement and said it is hopeful the company will continue to grow its Irish operations in the future.
The company employees 26,000 people in 188 locations worldwide and last year recorded revenues of $19.1bn (€14.6bn).
Meanwhile, the Government has published its fifth progress report on its action plan for jobs.
Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton said that over 11,000 additional people have found jobs in the information and communication technology sector in the last two years.