A hundred new jobs are to be generated in Co Waterford over three years by a US publishing group.  

Agora Publishing, a group of global publishing companies with offices in over a dozen countries, is expanding its operations in the region. 

It is creating a multilingual contact technology services centres in Waterford.

The contact centre will provide multilingual customer support via phone, electronic correspondence and click-to-chat to Agora's international and US affiliates' clients.

The technology services group is being set up to provide application support, web and mobile application development services to the Agora group of companies.

The project is being supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.