100 new jobs expected in Limerick

Up to 100 new jobs are expected to be announced for Limerick today.

Vistakon Ireland, a subsidary of Johnson and Johnson, already employs 650 people at its plant in the city.

It produces the Acuvue range of contact lenses, one of the leading contact lens products in the world.

As well as the new jobs, the company is also set to announce an expansion of the plant. The expansion is being backed by the IDA and the Department of Enterprise.

It is understood that Jobs Minister Richard Bruton will visit the company later this morning to announce the new positions.

Related Articles

75 jobs created by €6m investment in two new Dublin service stations

PayPal to create 100 jobs in Dublin

Eventbrite to create up to 15 jobs in Cork

More in this Section

First major hurricane of Atlantic season is heading towards Ireland

RNLI: Distressed sheep rescued after 200ft cliff fall

Donald Trump's immigration comments spark fear for undocumented Irish

Eamon Gilmore calls for statutory inquiry into ticket scandal


Today's Stories

Peter Barry funeral to be attended by President and Taoiseach

Thousands to welcome home O’Donovan brothers in Skibbereen

Exhibits on flood-risk areas and proposals in Cork

President Higgins wants fearless action on Olympic Games scandals

Lifestyle

These Irish women prove you should love the shape you’re in

What makes good product or packaging design?

A Date For Mad Mary is another Irish film to be proud of

Irish wool textile weaving is alive and thriving

More From The Irish Examiner