From tech firms to cake makers...
Enterprise Ireland has announced that six of its client companies in the Cork region are creating 60 jobs.
The roles are across a number of sectors, ranging from software and medical devices to food.
Aventamed has created a new device to simplify ear surgery, reducing the cost of some specialised procedures. It is hiring 15 people across a variety of areas including sales, marketing, and R&D.
Coolmore Foods is a cake company exporting to 12 countries, it's taking on two new workers in marketing and sales roles.
Management software firm EviView is adding 12 new positions.
Pharma tech firm Intelligent Implants will be hiring for 10 new positions and recruitment will begin in the summer.
Rinocloud, a data management firm, is creating 10 new positions in Cork. Recruitment will begin immediately.
Velona Systems, which creates security software to protect voice controlled internet applications, will be hiring initially for 7 new positions in Ireland, rising to 13 positions in 2018 and recruitment will begin in May.
Martin Corkery, Regional Director, South and South East Regions, Enterprise Ireland said: "A priority for Enterprise Ireland is to help Irish entrepreneurs and companies to start and grow.
"We have been working closely with all six companies and seen first-hand how each company is working to build scale and expand their business. Today’s announcement demonstrates how Cork is a thriving base for Irish businesses to flourish. Enterprise Ireland looks forward to continuing to support each company as they continue to grow and scale, creating jobs here in the South."
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD. said, "Cork is a region with valuable resources, infrastructure and community – all the fundamentals required to scale a successful business. I warmly congratulate all six companies and wish them every success for the future."