Fifty staff cut at Eir’s business arm one year after acquisition

Telecommunications firm said it offered voluntary redundancy to workers in December

Martin Wells, managing director of Eir Evo: about 50 staff took voluntary redundancy after the offer was made in December. Picture: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Eir Evo, the Irish telecoms group, has laid off 50 workers as the company consolidates its operations following its €80 million acquisition of IT services provider Evros last year.

A spokeswoman today confirmed to the Business Post that the business arm of the company, which has been called Eir Evo since its acquisition of Evros, offered voluntary redundancy to its staff in December.

She said this would resulted in “approximately 50 positions being made redundant ...