Fifty jobs are to be created in Cork city and Killarney, Co Kerry by two Irish-owned companies.

Intercall, which is based at two locations in Cork, is set to expand its existing workforce from 115 to 150.

Its sister company, Tangerine Management in Killarney, is set to double its workforce to 30.

The two companies provide call centre services support for firms such as Dunnes Stores, Vodafone and Flogas.

Recruitment has already begun and the companies expect to fill the positions over the coming 12 months.