Over 300 new jobs announced for Galway and Dublin

Over 300 New Jobs Announced For Galway And Dublin
Freudenberg Medical manufacturing partner for minimally invasive medical devices, has announced the creation of 100 new jobs, as they announce their new expanded facility in Galway.
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Michael Bolton

Three companies in Dublin and Galway have announced they are to create over 300 new jobs.

Freudenberg Medical, a manufacturing partner for minimally invasive medical devices, has announced the creation of 100 new jobs, as they announced their new expanded facility in Galway.


The new facility will see their staff numbers increase to 400 in Galway within the next 18 months.

The new roles include positions in engineering, research and development, manufacturing operations, quality and support services.

Elsewhere in Galway, IT company Nostra have also announced they will be expanding their workforce in the county.

The expansion will see the creation of 100 new jobs, with 35 of those based in Galway, adding to its team of over 250 employees across Ireland, UK, Bulgaria and South Africa.


Speaking at the opening, Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, said: “I am delighted to join the Nostra team at their highly impressive new office here in Galway. Irish businesses like Nostra are the backbone of our economy, creating jobs right across Ireland and today’s announcement is a testament to the talent and hard work of the team.

"I am delighted that Nostra, an Enterprise Ireland supported company which started its life with just four people back in 2006 has now grown to be an international player on the world stage working with global companies."

“It has been a really exciting year for Nostra, having secured investment and completed a number of key acquisitions. As we prepare to embark on the next step of our journey, we are delighted to unveil our brand new office in Galway", said , Nostra co-founder & CEO Kevin O'Loughlin.

In Dublin, EXL, a data analytics and digital operations and solutions company, announced it will establish a Headquarters for International Business in Dublin.


The firm is set to create 200 new jobs in Dublin over the next three years. EXL’s currently have more than 8,000 data scientists and 1,500 generative AI experts globally who are developing AI, cloud enablement and data integration technologies.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD said; “EXL’s significant expansion in Ireland is very welcome, with a new headquarters for international business in Dublin, and 200 new highly-skilled jobs in transformative technologies such as AI. Ireland is well-placed to be a hub of innovation in this space, and EXL’s plans to partner with local research institutions will be an important contribution to developing the next generation of talent.”

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