100 more new jobs for Sligo

Sligo is to get 100 more new jobs.

It’s as a result of the American company Overstock.com. Inc. expanding its European base in Sligo.

The jobs will be in research and development and will triple the offices current staff numbers.

The new fulltime positions will include junior and senior roles in areas such as software development and testing, machine learning and data analytics.

Overstock established its Sligo office in 2013.

Sligo/Leitrim Fine Gael TD Tony McLoughlin says this announcement from Overstock.com means up to 800 jobs have been created in Sligo since the beginning of the year: