100 new jobs announced for Derry and Strabane


It has been announced that 100 new jobs have been created in Derry and Strabane.

10 businesses between Derry city and Strabane town will invest £5.6 million in the local economy as a result of the job creations.

The North's Economy Minister Simon Hamilton was at a special event in Derry today to acknowledge the growth and investment of businesses in the North West.

The Minister described this as positive news.

The announcement of the new jobs by 10 businesses will span a range of industries including software development, engineering, marketing and finance.

Invest NI has offered £578,400 to support the growth of these businesses who by doing so are committing to both their future and the sustained economic growth of the local area.