224 jobs have been announced by a number of companies across the country today.
Microsoft Ireland are to create 95 jobs which will see 60 new roles at its operations in Dublin and the Middle East as well as 35 new graduate roles across all parts of the business.
Brandtone, a Dublin-based mobile marketing company, will create 29 new positions over the next year.
In Roscommon 10 jobs have been announced by communications firm FCS Global as they enter the US market.
While 100 jobs are being created by the Wright Bar Group with the opening of two new venues this week.