Tech Jobs 2013 – Top 50 jobs announcements of 2013: Nos 5-1

20 Dec 2013

Today we complete our countdown of Ireland’s top tech jobs announcement stories of 2013, from start-ups to multinationals.

It has been the year companies in sectors that are thriving – technology, science and cloud – as Ireland claws its way back from the downturn, have created jobs in their organisations.

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter, for example, announced hundreds of new jobs between them, Novartis revealed the creation of about 100 jobs, and HP proclaimed the building of a cloud R&D operation in Galway for 700 workers.

To celebrate a year of jobs announcements, has dedicated the month of December to the top 50 most popular jobs announcements of 2013. The list contains a myriad of companies, large and small, creating opportunities across Ireland.

Below we conclude our countdown of the 50 most-viewed jobs announcement stories of 2013.


5 – 167 jobs announced for Dublin and Cork as Etsy and others come to Ireland

Ireland’s Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, TD, announced 167 new jobs for Cork and Dublin through six different companies, spanning ICT, medical technology, financial services and digital media.


4 – Up to 150 new jobs for Cork as FireEye establishes tech support in the city

Potentially up to 150 new jobs will be created in Cork by web and email security player FireEye, which is establishing its EMEA technical support centre in the city.


3 – Dropbox Dublin HQ likely to exceed initial headcount targets

Dropbox is on target to not only meet but likely exceed its initial target of employing between 30 and 40 people in Dublin by year’s end and the operation’s growth will be defined by the overall speed of growth of Dropbox itself.


2 – Groupon to locate international marketing HQ in Dublin, deals site hiring 30 people initially

Daily deals site Groupon is coming to Ireland and is recruiting at least 30 people to work at a new international marketing headquarters that will be located on St Stephens Green in Dublin’s city centre.


1 – 200 new jobs as medical-device player Nypro locates in Waterford

Waterford awoke to some thrilling news this morning, that the region is to benefit from 200 new jobs as medical-device player Nypro Healthcare revealed plans to establish a state-of-the-art facility in the south-east of Ireland.

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