A software company is to create 200 jobs over the next four years in Athlone, Co Westmeath.

Neueda, a privately-owned IT training, development and consulting services company, is based in Belfast and has been in operation there for over ten years. 

Last year, it announced plans to expand its operations in Malaga, Spain and today the company confirmed plans to expand its workforce.

The workers will be based at the Shannon Business Park beside Athlone Institute of Technology. 

More than 70 people have already been hired by Neueda and that number is expected to grow to over 80 by the end of the year.

The company will be taking on technology specialists, including experienced software developers and cloud engineers.