Published on Thursday6thOctober2016

Taoiseach announces 85 new jobs at Netwatch

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking at the announcement today

Taoiseach Enda Kenny today announced that high tech security specialists, Netwatch plan to create 85 jobs within the business over the next 12 months. This is part of a €20 million investment by the company. 

The company are looking to recruit in the areas of Software and Hardware engineering, marketing and digital marketing and sales engineering solutions. 

Sixty of these new positions will be based in their Irish headquarters in Carlow, while the remaining 25 will be in Netwatch’s offices in the US & UK. This will see Netwatch grow to over 250 employees.

Speaking at the announcement, the Taoiseach said: 

Netwatch is an example of a homegrown Irish Company that is competing on a global scale. From Netwatch’s beginnings in Carlow to working across four continents this Irish success story is providing employment to over 150 people. The announcement today of 85 new jobs shows that Ireland is to the forefront of research and development in the software sector. This Government will continue to manage the economy in a careful and prudent manner and we will do everything we can to continue to encourage job growth.