How a global firm grew out of a small town

Carrick-on-Shannon is part of a new north-western tech hub, as Cora Systems’ expansion shows.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
7th October, 2018
Philip Martin, chief executive of Cora Systems: ‘It’s been tough. We’ve gone through a lot of ups and downs’ Picture: Garry O’Neill

In 1999, Carrick-on-Shannon was a tough place to attract talent to a tech business. But with the current housing situation in cities, the surge in remote working and a northwestern resurgence, it’s a great place for Cora Systems to grow from.

With plans to create 50 jobs over the next six to eight months and to invest around €3.5 million in the business, on top of €3 million it has already put into its...

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