23rd Feb 2017

1000 new Dublin jobs for Facebook?

SiliconRepublic has reported that Facebook may be planning on hiring up to 1,000 new staff in the coming months in Dublin.

If the rumours are true, social network giant Facebook has big plans for Dublin. Facebook is understood to be close to signing a lease for a building in Dublin that will house 1,000 new workers. According to reports, the company will acquire a new premises near the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC).

Facebook currently employs more than 1,500 people at its international headquarters at Silicon Docks. The expansion will see the social network locate 1,000 additional workers north of the Liffey, adding to the growing cluster of digital enterprises already in this region, including Yahoo, Dogpatch Labs and Cisco.

Watch this space.