Welcome for Eircom jobs boost

Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government Alan Kelly has welcomed the announcement by Eircom of the creation of

Minister for the Environment, Community & Local Government Alan Kelly has welcomed the announcement by Eircom of the creation of

375 apprentice and graduate jobs.

Minister Kelly said - “This is a huge investment by the company.

“These apprentices and graduates will be at the frontline of technological development in Ireland. They will help build and develop Ireland’s communications network into the future.

“The Apprentice Programme will generate 300 jobs commencing in 2015 and running for two years leading to a Level 6 FETAC award. Following the successful completion of each two year programme, top performers will be offered full time roles with Eircom.

“The Graduate Programme will create 75 jobs for honours gradu ates who will be

give the oppor tu

nity to work in four

different disciplines

with full mentor

ing. €18 million is

being invested by

the group to en

hance the skill base

at the company”