300 new jobs to be created in Derry

Almost 300 new jobs are to be created in Derry.

Waterford-based firm Rigney Dolphin, which provides customer service centres for other companies, is to establish a new base near Altnagelvin Hospital.

The company has received £1.2m from Invest NI, and is expected to generate over £4m annually over the next three years.

Derrys Deputy Mayor, Drew Thompson, welcomed todays annoucement, says any job creation had to be welcomed in the current economic climate:

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