More than 400 jobs are to be generated in 24 start-up companies which are being supported by Enterprise Ireland.
The companies, which are located nationwide, are committed to providing the jobs over the next three years.
As part of Enterprise Ireland’s High Potential Start Ups programme, 445 jobs are to be created over the next two to three years.
The companies recruiting are involved in clean technology, life sciences, financial services as well as information and communications technology.
Almost 200 jobs will be created ..