A technology firm is to create 50 jobs with the expansion of its operation in Galway.

Codec-dss says recruitment for the new roles will begin immediately.

It is looking to hire programmers, along with sales and administration staff.

The company works with Microsoft to provide services to a range of businesses in the public and private sector.

It says today's announcement follows a significant increase in the number of contracts it has entered into with other companies in the last year.