1,245 new jobs have been announced at four separate companies this morning.
Cloud computing giant Oracle is to hire 450 staff in Dublin.
PricewaterhouseCoopers is to recruit more than 500 people in Ireland next year.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny will today announce 400 new jobs at Voxpro in Cork.
The Iceland retail chain is opening two new supermarkets in Ireland, creating 70 jobs.
Thirty jobs are to be created at a Limerick chimney cleaning company who are using the latest technology to reduce potentially deadly carbon monoxide entering the home.
Pure Telecom has today pedged to create 30 new jobs over the next two years as part of a €2m investment.