Tipperary looks set to benefit from two major jobs announcements in neighbouring Kilkenny this week following news that Taxback International and financial services company Carne will create 130 new jobs in the Marble City.
Taxback International, a VAT recovery specialist, will create 80 new jobs at its Kilkenny headquarters following an announcement earlier today.
The roles are being created across a number of departments, including sales and marketing, as well as R&D, to deal with an increased demand for the company's services from both Irish and international clients.
Meanwhile fund management company Carne, which was founded in 2004 by John Donohoe, has announced it is to hire at least 50 new staff at a new regulatory technology, development and operations centre in Kilkenny
Positions will be available in management, compliance, risk management, technology and operations.
Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection Pat Breen said the announcement was “very positive” for the South-East Region.
"All jobs created have a positive knock-on effect for the wider community,” he added.”