60 New Jobs Announced With One Of Ireland's 'Most Innovative High-Tech Companies'

Sixty new jobs are to be created in Cork by one of Ireland's most innovative high-tech companies, Newsweaver.

The company will expand it's workforce from 80 to 140 over the next two years, with a concentration on high-value jobs in research and development at its Cork HQ.

The expansion is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through Enterprise Ireland.

Announcing the new jobs, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said: "At the heart of our jobs plan is growing a powerful engine of Irish enterprise. Newsweaver is a great example of the type of company we are trying to support – a dynamic Irish company, which started in Cork only 13 years ago, providing solutions to problems faced by some of the world's biggest companies, selling its services all around the world, engaging in R&D here and creating high-end jobs in Cork. I wish Andrew and the team every success as they continue to grow this great business."

Newsweaver Chief Executive Andrew O'Shaughnessy, who set up the company in Cork in 2002, said the expansion was about building on the company's success to date and pushing the boundaries for customers.

"Internal communications – or employee communications – are important for any company, but for a large multi-national with tens of thousands of employees operating across several time zones in different continents, it is critically important and a very complex challenge, which is where the unique technology solutions we have developed come into play," he said.

"It's exciting to see the impact that our product is having on the world's leading companies," he said. "R&D is the cornerstone of our strategy and I'm really delighted that our growth to becoming the global leader in Internal Communications has been driven, and will continue to be driven, by pioneering R&D and new product development coming out of Cork."


Related Northern Ireland Recruitment News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

10 December 2012
IT Firm Creates 100 New Jobs
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, today announced that Mandiant, a specialist provider of IT security solutions is to establish an engineering and security operations centre in Dublin with the creation of 100 new jobs.
19 February 2014
1850 Jobs To Be Created By 122 Start-Up Firms
1850 jobs will be created over the next three years by 122 High Potential Start-Up companies supported by the Department of Jobs through Enterprise Ireland, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has announced.
17 April 2013
4,000 Net Jobs Created In Cork Since 2011
Fine Gael Cork North West Deputy, Áine Collins, has said recent figures from the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, which show that in excess of 4,000 net jobs have been created by Enterprise Ireland (EI) and IDA-supported companies since Fine Gael and Labour came to power, are proof that the Government’s jobs strategy is working.
24 September 2015
Jobs Boost In Ballincollig Welcomed
"The recent Ballincollig jobs boost is a welcome sign of the economic recovery in County Cork," said Fine Gael Cork North West TD, Áine Collins. She said: "I recently attended Asystec Data Management Solutions who recently opened their fantastic new Suite & Innovation Lab in Ballincollig and announced 50 new jobs.
06 January 2016
Over 21,100 Jobs Created By Enterprise Ireland Client Companies In 2015
Enterprise Ireland has reported the creation of 21,118 new jobs by client companies in 2015. This translates into a net increase of 10,169 jobs for 2015 in Enterprise Ireland supported businesses and brings total employment in these companies to 192,223 - a record high for the agency.