21/05/2010

Jobs Show Ireland 'Open For Business'

The Minister for Enteprise has claimed the announcement of 100 jobs in the technical sector shows the country is "open for business".

The high-end jobs announced by O2's parent company Telefónica will see the company centralising its European human resources activities in Dublin.

Minister O'Keeffe said: "We have demonstrated yet again to the global investment community that Ireland continues to attract high-quality foreign direct investments in these difficult times for the world economy.

"As Ireland emerges from recession and returns to growth, these investments play a key role in rebuilding our confidence as a nation and proving to the world that Ireland is open for business."

However, Ireland's unemployment rate is currently at 13.4%.

(BmcC)

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