Ireland is getting ready to play to win 4,500 video games jobs
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD with Forfas CEO Martin Shanahan

Ireland is getting ready to play to win 4,500 video games jobs

10 Oct 2011

Globally, the video-games business is expected to reach US$82.4bn in revenues by 2015 and, if Ireland plays its cards right, it could double its employment in core games activities to 4,500 people.

John Kennedy
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Editor John Kennedy is an award-winning technology journalist. He joined Silicon Republic in 2002 to become the fulcrum of the company’s news service He was recipient of the Irish Internet Association’s NetVisionary Technology Journalist Award 2005 and Siliconrepublic.com has been awarded ‘Best Technology Site’ at the Irish Web Awards seven times. In 2011 he received the David Manley Award commending him for his dedication to covering entrepreneurs. His interests include all things technological, music, movies, reading, history, gaming and losing the occasional game of poker.

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