Friday July 10, 2020

Ireland strikes back

With its uninterrupted emphasis on jobs development, the Irish technology industry is poised to lead a potential recovery, write Ian Kehoe and Gavin Daly

29th May, 2010

It was always going to take something special to help dispel the jobs gloom - so who better than a jedi knight to bring some good news? Gaming giant Electronic Arts (EA) plans to hire 200 people at a customer service and operations centre in Galway after landing a deal to develop a Star Wars video game. It is expected that many of the new Irish recruits will work on the project.

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