Bruton: All strengths of Irish economy in display as almost 2,000 jobs announced

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton has welcomed the announcement of almost 2,000 new jobs this week.

Today, 750 new posts have been announced in four different firms in counties Kildare, Galway, Longford and Dublin.

Kildare Village will be opening phase two of its boutiques in November 2015, creating 380 full and part time jobs.

The €50m expansion will also see 120 extra jobs during the construction period.

Valeo Vision Systems, which makes parking and manoevering systems for the motor industry, is adding 140 permanent jobs at its plant in Tuam Co Galway.

An additional 70 jobs are being created at C and D foods in Co Longford and 30 positions are coming on stream at IT firm Ammeon in Dublin.

Minister Richard Bruton said: "This has been a great week for jobs. We've seen all the good parts of the Irish economy on display (from) strong multinational investors to fantastic tech investment and manufaturing spread right across the country."

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