Ireland ‘can be a payments tech hub’

Leading figures in payment technology say Ireland is well placed to take advantage of growth in sector

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
30th August, 2015
Eric Horgan, country manager, Elavon. Picture: Maura Hickey

Ireland has the potential to be Europe’s payments technology hub, according to Eric Horgan, country manager of Elavon.

The payments technology firm, which has its European headquarters in Dublin and another office in Arklow, employs 400 staff in Ireland and plans to add another 40 in the next year.

“There are a few big players around, but it’s not as obvious as other sectors. We have our European headquarters here, PayPal is just up the...

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