There was a jobs boost for Dublin today as 90 positions were announced across two companies. 

London-headquartered technology company 1E is to create up to 40 jobs in Dublin by the end of next year following the opening of a new office in Citywest.

The company, which specialises in saving clients money on their IT costs, said the Irish operation will serve as a research and development centre for its global business.

1E said it would make 14 immediate hires in Ireland, and is primarily looking for recruiting software engineers, designers and quality assurance testers.

The jobs have come about through the Connect Ireland programme, which rewards individuals who successfully encourage foreign businesses to establish an office here.

1E, which works with 1,700 businesses and organisations around the world, was originally established in 1997 by three former Microsoft contractors.

Elsewhere, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD today announced that Neuromod Devices will create an additional 50 jobs for Dublin over the next five years.

These highly specialised roles will be key in supporting its global growth targets to become a leading global provider of non-surgical neuromodulation treatments for chronic conditions.

Neuromod Devices is headquartered in NovaUCD, the Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs at University College Dublin.

The announcement came as Neuromod Devices launched mutebutton, a new device for the treatment of Tinnitus, and comes as a result of research and development undertaken by Neuromod Devices.

Mutebutton is an innovative, clinically proven, self-administered treatment designed to alleviate the symptoms of chronic tinnitus sufferers.

Minister Bruton said, "A key part of our Action Plan for Jobs is turning good ideas into good jobs. Over the past decade we have invested heavily in Government-supported research and innovation - the challenge we have been trying to address in the past three years is to build on that to create commercial ideas and ultimately jobs."