A total of 83 new jobs are to be created at four companies in Dublin and Cork.

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste, and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation will formally announce the positions at a ConnectIreland event in Dublin Castle this afternoon.

In Cork, Sound & Sea Technologies is creating 55 new jobs at its European headquarters in Ringaskiddy, while six new positions are being created at Bayne Law Group in Cork city.

IA Innovation is setting up a European operation in Dublin creating 12 new jobs, with SMI hiring ten staff for a new Dublin office.