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Publishing firm to create 100 jobs

Published 24/04/2015

New jobs are being created as Agora Publishing expands its operations in Waterford
New jobs are being created as Agora Publishing expands its operations in Waterford

One hundred jobs are to be created at a publishing company's multilingual contact centre.

Agora Publishing, which has offices in more than a dozen countries, is expanding its operations in Waterford where it has based its lifestyle publishing business International Living since 1998.

The investment will also see a technology services centre being set up and the jobs will be created over the next three years.

Daryl Berver, president of Agora's publishing services, said: "We have had a long relationship with Waterford and this investment allows us to meet the demands of our growing business and take advantage of the high quality of talent available."

Thirty-three people are employed at International Living Publishing at Elysium House in Waterford city, with the new investment to include 4.4 million euro buying and renovating a period building in Portlaw for the new operation.

The investment is supported by IDA Ireland.

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