Clare’s Junior Jobs Minister says he is confident that the announcement of 60 new jobs for the county will lead to future job creation.
The jobs are being announced today in Ennis and Quilty.
Vitalograph is investing €12 million over the next three years in its Gort Road, Ennis facility.
The Global medical software company manufactures cardio-respiratory products and software and the addition of 50 new employees brings their total workforce to 150.
Recruitment has already begun and the jobs will be varied.
General Manager of Vitalograph Ireland Frank Keane says they’re seeking both graduates and those without experience.
Meanwhile, in the west of the county, the small fishing village of Quilty has received a major boost with the addition of ten new jobs.
The positions are being created at Wild Irish Seaweed in a €200,000 investment – funded by the owners, the Local Enterprise Office and an injection of money from Alison Cowzer of Dragon’s Den.
Director of the family-run firm Evan Talty says it’ll make a huge difference to their output capabilities.
Today’s news has been welcomed by Clare’s Junior Jobs Minister Pat Breen.
The Fine Gael Deputy feels it’s very significant.