Intel Ireland has said that 30 staff are to face compulsory redundancy.

The company has informed the Department of Enterprise of the move by way of a collective redundancy notification.

In a statement, Intel said that the redundancies are in non-manufacturing roles.

"As we continue to invest in our Leixlip fab expansion and prepare for anticipated future demand, we are also focused on identifying cost reductions and efficiency gains through multiple initiatives, including some business and function-specific non-manufacturing workforce reductions within Intel Ireland," the company said.

"We have provided the necessary notifications and support regarding our actions in Ireland and are committed to treating impacted employees with dignity and respect," the statement added.

In October, when Intel presented its latest results, the company told investors it was planning cost cutting measures, including redundancies, amid a slowdown in demand for technology.

It said that it hoped to reduce annual overall costs by as much as $10bn globally by the end of 2025.

In December, Intel confirmed that it had offered voluntary unpaid time off to a large portion of its Irish workforce in a bid to cut costs.

It is understood that the offer to take three months out of work was made to many of those working in the manufacturing business group at the company's Leixlip campus.

It makes up a large portion of Intel's total Irish workforce of 5,000.

Today's confirmation of 30 compulsory redundancies at Intel was first reported by the Business Post.