RTÉ Director-General Dee Forbes is to address staff later today
Recruitment will begin immediately.
“It’s hugely significant, it’s a game changer for Waterford city and has the potential to transform our city in terms of jobs growth."
US stocks have taken their biggest loss in five months as a healthcare bill backed by President Donald Trump ran into trouble in Congress.
The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator has warned there will be "serious consequences for everyone" if Britain and the EU fail to clinch a deal within the two years of talks.