Sixty-five technology jobs have been announced for Dublin and Co Louth.

Forty jobs are to be created at Irish Manufacturing Research in west Dublin. The centre specialises in advanced manufacturing technologies.

Irish Manufacturing Research was set up following a €15m investment led by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland, supplemented by private research funding.

The centre's role is to collaborate with manufacturers here on research and development aimed at securing the future of the industry here and generating employment in emerging sectors.

These centres include 3D printing, collaborative robotics and internet of things.

Meanwhile, Aphix Software in Drogheda, Co Louth, has announced 25 jobs at its base there. 

The new positions, which are supported by Enterprise Ireland, are across many areas of the business including software engineering and development.

Aphix Software helps wholesalers grow revenues, reduce costs, enhance customer experience and scale globally.

The company said the new positions are needed to support the continued success and demand of its software platform.