Monday December 9, 2019

A green Silicon Valley?

ISA chairman Cronan McNamara is seeing plenty of excellent signs for the future of the indigenous Irish software industry

22nd November, 2015
Cronan McNamara, chairman of the Irish Software Association Picture: Feargal Ward

Another month, another major job announcement in the digital and software sector here. At the tail-end of last month US firm Pivotal became one of the latest Silicon-Valley headquartered software companies to expand operations in Ireland when it revealed it was seeking 130 new workers in Dublin and Cork as part of a €100 million five-year-investment.

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