Medical-device manufacturer Advant Medical is set to invest €2.4m in a major development programme at its Galway plant, with the company planning to create 34 jobs over the next three years. The investment is supported by Enterprise Ireland and the expansion will bring total employment at Advant Medical to more than 130 people. Based in Parkmore Industrial Estate in Galway, Advant Medical produces medical-device products for the minimum invasive vascular, Class III implantable devices and other medical markets. Its customers include some of the world's largest original equipment manufacturers. Advant Medical's products are established across 25 international markets, including the US, Mexico, Italy, Germany, France and India.
Global consulting group Accenture has announced the creation of 140 new jobs in Ireland. The company is looking for graduates and specialists with experience in Java, business systems, cloud computing and digital technologies.
Fifty new jobs have been announced this morning at Aer Arann. The airline says it is planning to boost its workforce by 15% over the next year and double its annual passenger numbers to over two million by 2018. The positions will be in a variety of areas such as flight and cabin crew, engineering and support roles. Recruitment for the jobs, which will be based at the airline’s headquarters in Dublin and in Dublin Airport, is underway, bringing the company’s overall staff numbers to 370. Aer Arann also unveiled eight new aircraft this morning.
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Cubic Telecom, a company specialising in global mobile connectivity, will create more than 70 new jobs over the next three years as part of an investment by Enterprise Ireland, supported by the Department of Jobs,Enterprise and Innovation. The company has secured a total of $5.2 million in funding from Enterprise Ireland, Qualcomm Incorporated, ACT Venture Capital and TPS Investments. It said it would use the funds to further expand its operations globally and continue to invest in its software platform and mobile network. Cublic Telecom is headquartered in Dublin and has offices in the US.
Opel Ireland has announced a further expansion to its network with four new car dealerships in Limerick, Offaly, Carlow and Kildare. A total of 20 new jobs will be created with Hinchy’s in Limerick and six new jobs with the O’Brien Group in Tullamore, Co Offaly. Meanwhile a further 44 jobs will be secured with the appointment of Fitzpatrick’s Garages in Carlow and Naas.
Hospitality company Airbnb is to establish its European headquarters in Dublin. It is understood that around 100 new jobs could be created as a result of the announcement.
Food and support services company Compass Group Ireland is creating 22 jobs further to winning a nine-year contract with the Mater Hospital.The café is located on level one of the hospital’s new multimillion euro adult hospital development which opened in 2012. http://www.businessandleadership.com/business/item/44993-compass-in-nine-year-deal/
Sandwich maker Freshways has been acquired in a management buyout (MBO) from Kerry Foods by Diarmuid Shanahan and Garrett Fitzgerald.
The business, which operates from a purpose built production facility in Finglas in Dublin, will continue to employ more than 170 staff following the deal.