More than 200 new jobs have been created across the country by start-up companies.
Leo Varadkar, the Tánaiste has announced that 206 jobs are being spread over Sligo, Cork, Dublin and Kildare.
The high-tech roles are coming on stream at new start-up companies through IDA Ireland.
The companies creating these new jobs include ProSeach, National Technolodies, Eliatra and Hellios.
CEO of IDA Ireland, Martin Shanahan comments on the job announcement. He says, “I am delighted to welcome these new companies to Ireland and assure them of IDA Ireland’s continued support as they embed themselves into Ireland’s business ecosystem.
"I particularly welcome the locational spread of these investments which shows that the technology offering, availability of talent and attractive work life balance in the regions resonates with overseas investors.
“Our value proposition and our agile and adaptable business environment remains intact despite the unprecedented challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and IDA Ireland continues to compete strongly for every investment won for Ireland,” added Martin Shanahan.