Jobs boost for Limerick as IT firm seeks base in city

Nick Rabbitts

Reporter:

Nick Rabbitts

TWENTY-five new jobs are to be created in Limerick as a new IT company seeks to set up a sales and technical support office here.

TWENTY-five new jobs are to be created in Limerick as a new IT company seeks to set up a sales and technical support office here.

Extensys is an information technology firm which solves traffic internet issues. The Florida-based company is seeking to set up in Limerick, and will create 25 new positions.

The firm has been described as being “fast growing and emerging” by Jobs Minister Richard Bruton.

He said: “We in Government are determined to build on this to ensure that we can continue to see the flow of multinational investment to Ireland and help create the growth and jobs we need.”

This announcement is just one of five announcements made today. Business intelligence firm Consero is to create 20 jobs in Dublin over three years. Cloud computing firm KeyedIn Solutions is setting up a European development centre in Donegal with 20 new jobs, while optical design firm DITA is to create ten new jobs in Dublin.

ZenDesk, a provider of web-based customer support software is also to set up its finance and development centre in Dublin, creating 30 jobs over two years.