20 new IT jobs being created in Letterkenny

Over 120 new jobs have been announced by 5 companies in Donegal, Limerick and Dublin.

Enterprise Minister Richard Bruton says the investment from high-growth emerging companies is great news for the country.

The Donegal investment will see 20 positions created in Letterkenny by KeyedIn Solutions.

Consero, ZenDesk and DITA are creating a total of 80 jobs in Dublin, ExtenSys is hiring 25 people in Limerick.

Today's news comes on the back of a series of significant jobs announcements around the country - including at EA Games in Galway, and Northern Trust in Limerick.

IDA Chief Executive Barry O'Leary says they're working to make sure the trend continues..........

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Senator Jimmy Harte is welcoming the announcement of jobs for Letterkenny, saying such investments in the past have had a significant knock on effect, and he's hopeful that will be the case here.

He says KeyedIn is the sort of high end IT company that the area needs........

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