State investment agency helps create 18,000 jobs in 2013
Enterprise Ireland says its clients created more than 18,000 jobs last year.
The agency's end-of-year statement says its companies created a net total of almost 5,500 jobs in 2013.
That is its highest total for net job creation in the last decade.
The figures mean that more than 175,000 people are now employed by Irish companies supported by the State's investment agency.