IT HAS BEEN a successful morning on the jobs front with one major announcement from a multinational and four smaller but significant expansions by other firms.
Microsoft is currently recruiting for 95 new staff at its Dublin office. The positions include 30 new development roles in its European Development Centre and 35 graduate roles across the entire business.
It is also looking for people to fill a range of professional services roles in its Europe Middle East & Africa Operations Centre, as well as its sales and marketing organisations.
Meanwhile, marketing firm Brandtone says it will create 29 jobs as it invests more than €2 million in a research and development programme.
FCS Global will recruit 10 people as part of its expansion of training, engineering and US operations in Roscommon.
The Wright Bar Group has also announced two new businesses in Swords and the Airside Retail Park.