Customer experience firm TELUS International Ireland is to create 300 jobs across the country during the year.

The roles will be a mix of onsite, remote and hybrid roles and will be based out of the company's Cork, Dublin and Mayo offices.

The new positions span a range of areas including tech and customer support, shared services, cloud infrastructure, BI analytics, AI and data annotation.

TELUS International Ireland also announced major investments to upgrade facilities at its three sites, including a new recruitment centre, a serenity room, a state-of-the-art onsite gym and a refurbished restaurant area in its Cork headquarters.

Today's jobs announcement follows the creation of 30 new roles at TELUS International AI Data Solutions in Ballina in Co Mayo last year.

Roger Clancy, the vice President of Operations and General Manager at TELUS International Ireland and France, said the company's Irish operation continues to grow as its enhances its offering as a digital customer solutions partner to global disruptive brands and expand into new areas of AI and data annotation.

"This evolution of service has created new opportunities for our existing team, along with the opportunity to recruit even more talent to our expanding workforce," Mr Clancy said.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said that TELUS International Ireland is already a significant employer on both a national and regional scale, adding that he was delighted to see this further expansion.

"In my own city of Cork, I have seen the contribution of TELUS International Ireland to the economy and the local community first-hand, and I'm excited to see how this growth will create new opportunities for talent and investment across Cork, Dublin and Mayo," Mr Martin said.