Uber to employ 100 in Limerick

Dutch taxi app is hugely popular in the UK

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File photo: Uber app being used on an Apple iPhone 5. Picture by: Andrew Matthews / PA Wire/Press Association Images

100 jobs have been announced at Uber in Limerick.

The Dutch taxi app says up to 300 positions will come on stream at the company's centre of excellence on Thomas Street in the next 12 months.

Uber has signed a 10-year lease on the premises, which has undergone a major redesign.