PayPal to announce 1,000 jobs for Dundalk

By Tamara O’Connel

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By Tamara O’Connel

ONLINE payments company Paypal is expected to announce a massive expansion of its workforce in Ireland by taking on another 1,000 staff in a customer care centre in Dundalk.

ONLINE payments company Paypal is expected to announce a massive expansion of its workforce in Ireland by taking on another 1,000 staff in a customer care centre in Dundalk.

The eBay subsidiary, which already employs more than 1,500 people at its European headquarters in Blanchardstown in west Dublin, is to confirm the investment at lunchtime.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is to join senior company executives and IDA Ireland officials to make the jobs announcement in central Dublin.

It is understood the new positions will be in a PayPal customer care centre in Dundalk.

PayPal is the global leader in online payment solutions. It was founded in 1998 and has 123 million customers in 103 markets worldwide.