Recruitment, training for eir jobs have already begun

Eir says training and recruitment has already started for 350 new customer services jobs announced today.

The telecommunications company is building a new customer contact centre at Rathedmond in Sligo town.

The 350 new jobs are welcome for the North West.

Eir says the jobs being created are new in the customer services area.

CEO of Eir Carolan Lennon says they want to bring these jobs back inhouse at Eir and they have an extensive training process in place.

She says they chose Sligo and the North West because of the workforce available:

Minister of State for Communications Sean Canney who launched the jobs in Sligo today told Ocean FM News that they will benefit not just Sligo but the entire region: