Four US companies to create 83 new jobs in Dublin and Cork

Four companies introduced to Ireland through ConnectIreland are establishing new operations in Dublin and Cork which will lead to the creation of a total of 83 new jobs.

ConnectIreland is the company responsible for delivering the Government’s ‘Succeed in Ireland’ initiative, as part of the Action Plan for Jobs, in association with the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and IDA Ireland.

The four companies are Sound & Sea Technologies (SST), Improv Asylum, Strategic Marketing Innovations (SMI) and the Bayne Law Group.

Washington based SST provides a range of ocean and marine engineering services for the analysis, engineering development, fabrication and installation of undersea systems.

In setting up its European base in Ringnaskiddy, Co Cork, SST will establish two operations, Sound & Sea Europe (20 jobs) and Marine Micropile Technology (35 Jobs).

Meanwhile, Improv Asylum has confirmed that it will establish its European corporate training entity, IA Innovation in Dublin, which is expected to create 12 jobs over the next three years.

The European operation will provide Corporate and Employee Training programmes utilising a trade-marked brand, methods and approach to European multinationals and the subsidiaries of US multinationals in Europe.

Up to 10 jobs are to be created in Dublin by SMI over the next year as it expands its US operation to Ireland.  SMI, headquartered in Washington DC, is a privately owned company specialising in technology consulting and government relations.

The Bayne Law Group is an American legal consultancy formed in Princeton, New Jersey which is creating six new jobs in Cork.

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