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IBM Ireland promises up to 800 new jobs as it doubles down on investment in AI

Company to create hundreds of new roles in research and development, as well as digital sales and consulting

Taoiseach Simon Harris, Deborah Threadgold, IBM Country General Manager, James Kavanaugh, IBM SVP and Chief Financial Officer and Michael Lohan, CEO, IDA Ireland. Picture: MAXWELLS

IBM is to create up to 800 new high-tech jobs across Ireland as part of a major new three-year investment.

The technology giant is making the investment across growth areas that include security, automation and hybrid cloud, with artificial technology at the heart of the software solutions to be developed locally.

IBM’s investment will create hundreds of roles in research and development, as well as digital sales and consulting; in a move that copperfastens Ireland’s ...