190 jobs created by four companies

A total of 190 new jobs have been announced today.

Irish-owned telecomms firm JUST Mobile is to take on 70 staff over the next two years as it rolls out the country‘s next pre-paid mobile phone service.

It will be available in 650 Spar, Spar Express, Eurospar, Mace and XL outlets in 500 towns and villages around the country.

Managers plan to take on 25 staff immediately and increase numbers to 70 over the next two years.

More than 50 jobs are to be created after Equinoxe AIS, a provider of administration services to the hedge fund industry, announced plans to set up a new office in Sligo.

Eighteen staff will be taken on this year before further expansions over the next three years.

HeyStaks Technologies, an Irish social web-search start-up company, is to take on 40 staff during the next two years.

After securing €1m in funding from the Ulster Bank Diageo Venture Fund, the firm aims to take on 10 staff over the next year and also open an office in San Francisco.

The company is involved in creating a new style of internet searching, based on personal and peer-related searches.

A firm specialising in commercial archaeology, Headland Archaeology, is to set up a permanent Dublin office, initially with five staff before increasing to 30 employees over the next year.

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