Patreon announces closure of Dublin office with up to 30 staff impacted

Tech firm is closing offices in Ireland and Berlin as part of a cost-cutting round that will lay off 17% of its workforce

Patreon: the company is closing its Irish office three years after establishing it in 2019. Picture: Getty

Patreon, the subscription company that helps artists sell their work to customers, is closing its Dublin office as part of cost-cutting plans to lay off nearly a fifth of its workforce.

The US-headquartered tech business announced the news – which will end its Irish operation just three years after it was established – in a memo to staff yesterday afternoon.

The cuts, which also involve the closure of Patreon’s office in Berlin, will affect 80 ...