Health services company Northgate to create 150 jobs in Mayo

27 Nov 2013

Health services provider Northgate is to double its workforce in Ireland and create 150 IT and support roles over the next three years at a new facility in Castlebar, Co Mayo.

Recruitment for the new jobs is expected to being in early 2014.

RTÉ reported the company as having said it chose Co Mayo as a base due to the availability of a skilled workforce, and hopes it will attract employees who will stay with company long-term.

Details of Northgate’s expansion in Castlebar are to be revealed at a conference in Galway later today.

Northgate is a private company that specialises in public-service contract work. It has operations worldwide, and currently employs 100 people in Ireland.

The company operates a newborn screening programme for the HSE in maternity hospitals, and runs computer files management systems for other hospitals, RTÉ reported.

Healthcare image via Shutterstock

Tina Costanza
By Tina Costanza

Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic. She came to Ireland from Canada, where she had held senior editorial positions at daily newspapers in Ottawa and Toronto. When she wasn’t saving dangling participles, she was training for 10K races or satisfying a craving for scones.

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