Randox confirms plan to create 540 jobs by 2020

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540 jobs are to be created in Dungloe, County Donegal over the next six years by Randox Laboratories.  

The company has a facility at the moment which is working on developing tests for conditions including Alzheimers, kidney disease and some forms of cancer.

Between now and 2020, the company plans to expand the Dungloe facility to bring those tests to market.

Dr Kieran Richardson is Research and Development Manager at Randox - He told Highland Radio News that while some of the jobs will require speciailised qualifications and experience, many others will be filled from within the local community:

 

Junior Gaeltacht Minister Joe Mc Hugh says today's announcement has the potential to be a "game changer" in West Donegal: